The Barometer: Norah Jones; Let's Wrestle; Yo Gotti; Final Fantasy; Kraftwerk; Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Friday 04 December 2009
Norah Jones That's What I Said (remix by Adrock & Mike D)
The jazz singer's sultry vocals get a sparkling electro/ hip-hop makeover from two-thirds of the Beastie Boys.
Let's Wrestle My Arms Don't Bend That Way, Damn It!
Let's Wrestle resuscitate mid-1990s slacker rock with a Pavement/Dinosaur Jr-influenced ode to disobedience.
Yo Gotti featuring Lil Wayne Women Lie, Men Lie
"Women lie, men lie, numbers don't," Jay-Z declared at the recent American Music Awards; and just like that, it's been turned into a hip-hop catchphrase by Yo Gotti.
Final Fantasy Lewis Takes Action
More looping orchestral and vocal magic from the forthcoming LP by Owen Pallett, aka Final Fantasy.
Kraftwerk The Model
The German techno legends have remastered their entire back catalogue. Celebrate with one of their hits.
Lee 'Scratch' Perry Santa Claus
The dub master sings a suitably bizarre ode to Santa Claus and Mickey Mouse over a skittish beat, fuzzy guitar and frenetic handclaps.
There’s revolution in the air, but one lady’s not for turningTV
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Rihanna 'nude photos' claims emerge on 4Chan as hacking scandal continues
- 2 Frank Lampard equalises for Manchester City against Chelsea: how Twitter reacted
- 3 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 4 Kim Kardashian 'nude photos' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 5 Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair
Downton Abbey series 5, episode 1, review: Revolution still seems far off
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written
Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since TV series ended in 2004
Downton Abbey series 5, episode 1, ITV, review: There’s revolution in the air, but one lady’s not for turning
Friends 20th anniversary: Six things we wouldn't have without influential comedy series
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'