The Barometer: Sin Fang Bous; Chapel Club; Weezer featuring Lil Wayne; Marj J Blige; Metric Help; Michael Jackson
Friday 30 October 2009
Sin Fang Bous Advent in Ives Garden
An engaging kaleidoscope of electro-pop, acoustic guitar and chanted vocals from Sindri Mar Sigfusson, the latest quirky talent to emerge from Iceland.
Chapel Club Surfacing
Bold, brutal and lyrically captivating, debut single from a hotly tipped London band, which twists the old standard "Dream a Little Dream" into something sinister.
Weezer featuring Lil Wayne Can't Stop Partying
Weezy joins Weezer for some unlikely indie rap-rock.
Mary J Blige I See In Colour
This stirring ballad is custom-made for the reigning Queen of hip-hop soul.
Metric Help I'm Alive (acoustic)
Canadian songstress Emily Haines and her band of travelling indie popsters drop the electro for a new acoustic EP out this week, of which this is a highlight.
Michael Jackson Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough
As the Jackson memorial industry kicks into gear this week, it's best to remember him with an old classic.
TVJamie's Sugar Rush reveal's campaigning chef's new foe
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 2 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
The Gamechangers trailer: Daniel Radcliffe stars in GTA movie
Star Wars: New action dolls launched on Force Friday ahead of The Force Awakens release
Ricki And The Flash, film review: Meryl Streep's rock'n'roll creation steals the show
Joan Aiken: Today's Google Doodle celebrates life of British fantasy novelist
Photographer captures the beauty and intensity of his girlfriend giving birth at home
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'