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.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream
JK Rowling's Harry Potter Halloween stories: Dolores Umbridge was based on real person she 'disliked intensely'
Best horror films of all time
Your Halloween playlist: From 'Thriller' and 'Ghostbusters' to Marilyn Manson and Eminem
Benedict Cumberbatch describes the 'explosive' Sherlock sex scene that will never happen
Downton Abbey season 5 episode 6 - review: Thomas and Lady Edith show sad signs of the times
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything