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.
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Germanwings plane crash: Video shows co-pilot Andreas Lubitz learning to fly as a teenager
- 3 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
- 4 Germanwings crash: Captain of doomed plane was only 'on board because he changed job to spend more time with his children'
- 5 WrestleMania 31 results: Seth Rollins stuns WWE as he cashes in Money in the Bank contract to claim title from Brock Lesnar
Cassetteboy joins forces with Russell Brand for Emperor's New Clothes film
Poldark, review: Demelza’s insouciance is almost as impressive as Ross’ pecs
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
James May hints he will not continue on Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson
Louis Theroux: By Reason of Insanity, TV review: The affable Englishman routine is wearing a bit thin
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
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans