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.
Review: A panoramic account of the hacking scandalbooks
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'
New Netflix releases: Films and TV shows coming August 2014
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy
Star Wars Episode 7: Simon Pegg hints at role
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
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
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'
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