The Barometer: Mumford and Sons; Brian Wilson; Mary J Blige; Jay-Z featuring Drake; Visitor; Trailer Trash Tracys
Friday 28 August 2009
Mumford and Sons Sigh No More
This typically stirring tune is the title track of the future folk stars' debut album, which lands on 5 October.
Brian Wilson Heroes and Villains
The Beach Boys' creative genius is back in the UK next week. His revamped version of this classic track outclasses even his old band's original.
Mary J Blige Stronger
All hail to the Queen of hip-hop soul for offering up a stirring dose of rhythmic inspiration.
Jay-Z featuring Drake Off That
In which our hero takes on the blowhards of American right-wing media, Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh.
Visitor Los Feeling (Monsieur Adi Remix)
Fashion student, remixer and producer Monsieur Adi provides a fresh look at an already fantastic track from prospective Australian indie-dance stars Visitor.
Trailer Trash Tracys Candy Girl
The up-and-coming London trio's debut single is a brilliant slice of woozy guitars, hazy vocals and noise pop.
Is the comedy album making a comeback?comedy
Artists unveils new exhibition inspired by Hastings beachart
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 2 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 3 Satellite full of sexually experimental geckos adrift in space, Russia loses control of mission
- 4 Exclusive: Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse
- 5 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
Fifty Shades of Grey trailer: First look at Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
Orange Is The New Black season 3: Pornstache isn't coming back
Best movies on Netflix UK and US: 32 films that will end your endless scrolling
Fifty Shades of Grey trailer provokes moral outrage from US parenting groups
Coolio has sold his soul to Pornhub
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains