The Barometer: Galaxie 500; T.I.; Laura Marling; Ariel Pink; Steve Mason; Doves

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Galaxie 500 Flowers

One of many gems from the cult melancholic dream-pop trio who split in 1991 and are having their three albums reissued by Domino.

T.I. I'm Back

Soon to leave a halfway-house following a year in prison, T.I. returns with a great blast of aggressive southern rap.

Laura Marling Rambling Man

A raw and compelling highlight on the 20-year-old folk-pop star's sophomore album, I Speak Because I Can.

Ariel Pink Round and Round

Nostalgic Seventies-infused pop meets dreamy ambience on a fine new track by experimental solo artist.

Steve Mason Lost and Found

New single by the former Beta Band man is a beautiful, spare and elegant mix of folk and electronica.

Doves Andalucia

This new track on the Manchester band's upcoming best of album, The Places Between, is pleasingly reminiscent of their debut, Lost Souls.

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