The Barometer: Lana Del Rey; Frank Ocean; Death Grips; Mina Tindle; Real Estate; Nas; Hot Chip; Titus Andronicus; THEESatisfaction
What's hot on our playlist
Lana Del Rey
LDR's new single is big on vintage glamour, smouldering like Nancy Sinatra with rockabilly guitars and casual references to James Dean.
Taken from Odd Future's new mixtape, the group's in-house crooner returns with a soulful track based around little more than piano and voice.
This is the third track to be leaked from one of the two albums the sinister Sacramento-based rap group is releasing this year. Dark and aggressive.
To Carry Many Small Things
The young Parisian specialises in cute and quirky pop.
Laid-back indie's unfashionable image isn't stopping this breezy Byrds-meets-Hüsker Dü jangle-fest from drawing praise in the blogosphere.
Featuring beats from the late Heavy D, Nas's new single is a celebratory, Jamaican dancehall-referencing affair.
Layers of reverb give a lo-fi feel to this eight-minute cut of pleasantly rambling dance.
Upon Viewing Oregon's Landscape with the Flood of Detritus
An unreleased demo as epic and impassioned as its title.
The hip-hop duo release their debut album next week. This track is a standout.
Maisie Williams single-handedly rises to the challengeTV
Academy criticised after no non-white actors nominated
tvAn expose of hooliganism masquerading as an ideological battle
artLee Hadwin can't draw when he's awake, but by night he's an artist
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Christian blogger says she will not wear leggings in public because they entice men and cause them to look at her 'lustfully'
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders
Ed Sheeran texts Noel Gallagher to offer him tickets after that Wembley Stadium rant
Blink-182 split: Tom Delonge is 'disrespectful and ungrateful' say Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus
Emma Watson to play Belle in Beauty and the Beast
Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years
Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia