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
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 2 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 3 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 HSBC closes bank accounts belonging to Muslim clients in the UK
Led Zeppelin to release alternative Stairway To Heaven after 43 years
New film Old Fashioned is 50 Shades of Grey for Christians, claims its creator
Freddie Prinze Jr on 24: 'Kiefer Sutherland was the most unprofessional dude in the world – I hated every moment of it'
Guardians of the Galaxy review: A superficial and half-hearted Marvel film
R Kelly 'dropped' from Ohio music festival following backlash
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
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