The Barometer: Peter, Bjorn & John; Range Rover; Metronomy; Olugbenga; G-Side; Big Black Delta; Brown Brouges; R.E.M; Glasvegas

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Peter, Bjorn & John

Breaker Breaker

Forget "Young Folks", this is noisy, unpretentious guitar pop a la The Vaccines. There's clearly a market for this sort of music at the moment.

Range Rover

Soda

Relentless lo-fi indie rock, with a nod to Arcade Fire and Phil Spector's Wall-of-Sound recording technique.

Metronomy

She Wants

Teaser track from forthcoming third album 'The English Riviera'. Ditches the synths in favour of uncomplicated production, funky basslines and simple melodies.

Olugbenga

Like an Angel with No Mercy

Despite an atmospheric slow build, this track ends as thumping minimalist dance complete with fizzing synths.

G-Side

Shots Fired

Angry hip-hop that (thankfully) owes nothing to man-of-the-moment Akon. A vintage feel similar to Freddie Gibbs.

Big Black Delta

IFUCKINGLOVEYOU

Echoey and euphoric, BBD sound like Depeche Mode covered by 'Strange House'-era Horrors. This is, of course, a good thing.

Brown Brouges

Treet U Beta

Off-kilter, distorted and repetitive; these Wiganers are clearly in debt to The Fall.

R.E.M

Mine Smell Like Honey

An inoffensive little rocker from a band past their best.

Glasvegas

The World Is Yours

Ditching the 1950s melodies, Glasvegas merge trad-indie with 1990s dance and 'Be Here Now''s ultra-thin production.

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