The Barometer: Bruce Springsteen; Atlas Sound; Hockey; Blk Jks; Noisette; Raekwon
Friday 25 September 2009
Bruce Springsteen Glory Days
In honour of the Boss' 60th birthday this week, we've been pumping our fists in the air to his bittersweet classic from 1984.
Atlas Sound Sheila
The latest song to emerge from Atlas Sound's forthcoming record 'Logos' is a sweet dash of dreamy art pop.
Hockey Song Away
This new single is a fine combination of epic 80s vocals, tight new-wave guitars and a catchy chorus.
Blk Jks Lakeside
A great slab of distorted art-rock from the debut album by Johannesburg-based band of the moment.
Noisette Upset Lockdown
Produced by 6th Sense and Apple Juice Kid sees "Don't Upset the Rhythm" mashed with Kanye's "Love Lockdown". The result? Quite genius, actually.
Raekwon Walk Wit Me
iTunes-only bonus track from the acclaimed new LP by the Wu-Tang man is suitably eerie and menacing.
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Germanwings crash: Police make 'significant discovery' at home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz
- 2 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Jeremy Clarkson calls on trolls to leave producer Oisin Tymon alone: 'None of this is his fault'
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Jeremy Clarkson courted by Russian Ministry of Defence TV station to present motoring show
One Direction fans campaign to buy the band after Zayn Malik quits
Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest