The Barometer: Gurrumul; The Climbers; The Amarylas; Lofty Heights; Karen O and the Kids; Pavement
Friday 02 October 2009
The exquisite voice of the blind aboriginal artist Gurrumul and his haunting music will stay with you in a delicate homage to "bapa", or father.
The Climbers Uncommon
A free MP3 from the new Brighton band, featuring members of the Leisure Society and Absentee.
The Amarylas Ofelia
Lewis Carroll-inspired pop that merges early Pink Floyd and Kinks influences with eccentric storytelling.
Lofty Heights Eye Contact
The jaunty debut from this London folk-pop outfit, released as a single on 5 October.
Karen O and the Kids Rumpus
Karen O and a children's choir make a joyous racket on the soundtrack to Where the Wild Things Are.
Gloriously ambling, this skewed love song is a highlight of their 1992 debut LP, Slanted and Enchanted. Bring on the US indie heroes' 2010 reunion.
Glastonbury Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will perform with Paul Weller as their warm-up act
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Morgan Freeman on the riot-focused coverage of the Baltimore protests: 'F**k the media'
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 4 Frankie Boyle on Scottish independence: 'In the Interests of Unity, F**k Off'
- 5 Length of pregnancy can vary by up to five weeks, scientists discover
Penny Dreadful, series 2 episode 1, review: It is still gloriously silly
Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
Eurovision 2015: What date and time is the song contest and who are the favourites to win?
Game of Thrones, season 5 episode 4, review: Sansa in danger of becoming another footnote in Westeros' bloody history
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show