The Barometer: Coolies; Films of Colour; Mathemagic; Labrinth; Tinashe; Deerhunter; Brandon Flowers; Maximum Balloon
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Like Grinderman fronted by Poly Styrene from X-Ray Spex. A brooding reinvention of old-school punk.
Films of Colour
FOC, currently found on many "Ones to Watch" lists, inhabit the same highly melodic, post-ladrock space as early Coldplay.
Full of breathy vocals, exotic beats and, erm, glockenspiels. Sequin is a great comeback track from the Canadian experimentalists.
Let the Sun Shine
This 21-year-old singer from East London is signed to Simon Cowell, his first signing in six years who hasn't appeared on one of his TV shows.
Every Single Day
The catchy closing track from this Hackney-via-Harare singer-songwriter's debut LP, 'Saved'.
He Would Have Laughed
Our love affair with the US fourpiece's new LP, 'Halcyon Digest', continues with the record's dreamy, percussion- heavy closing track.
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas
The anthemic opener to Flowers's Vegas-themed solo album, 'Flamingo'. Consider it a guilty pleasure.
Dave Sitek's star-studded side project is full of infectious art-dance jams, but the opener, with vocals by Theophilus London, remains the recently released album's standout.
A The film has amassed an estimated $28.7 million in its opening weekend
A statement was published on his fansite, True To You, following release of new album
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women