The Barometer: Luke Haines; Cant; Cate le Bon; Sufjan Stevens; RJLC; Japandroids
Friday 16 October 2009
Luke Haines 21st Century Man
Britain's most fearlessly offensive songwriter paints his jaw-dropping masterpiece for the 21st century.
From Grizzly Bear's bass player and producer Chris Taylor's new side project, "Ghosts" takes Beach Boys harmonies and twists them into something spooky.
Cate le Bon Digging Song
Welsh songstress strikes a chord with her debut album 'Me Oh My' and this little folky harmonica-fuelled song.
Sufjan Stevens Isorhythmic Night Dance with Interchanges
Neo-minimalist confection of fluttering woodwind and bustling brass from the oddball genius's latest project.
RJLC Another Day
Bubbling on the underground, this coming crooner tackles every day strife with the sweetest of melodies.
Japandroids Wet Hair
Before you catch this hotly tipped Vancouver duo when they play later this month, hear this addictive slice of lo-fi visceral punk energy.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
To mark Tolstoy's 186th birthdaybooks
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Thailand deaths: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 3 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
- 4 John Travolta addresses former pilot's gay romance allegations publicly for the first time
- 5 Kanye West stops concert after two fans don't stand up - doesn't realise one is in wheelchair and the other disabled
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly