The Barometer: Summer Camp; Wildbirds & Peacedrums; Kanye West feat Pusha; Riz MC; Women; Tennis; Black Manila; Neil Young

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Summer Camp

Round the Moon

Blissed-out, unpretentious synth-pop and girl-boy vocals from the duo on their new Moshi Moshi 'Young' EP.

Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Human Behaviour

The Swedish husband and wife duo's cover of Björk's classic at the Polar Music Prize ceremony is cool and slinky.

Kanye West feat Pusha


Premiered at the MTV VMAs, West self-flagellates and emotes in grand fashion.

Riz MC

Get On It

This new single produced by rising tech/breaks star Lazersonic is a blazing assault on the senses that also showcases the MC's singing voice.



We defy you not to fall in love with the endlessly repeating final chord of this track, which concludes the Canadian art-rocker's excellent new album, 'Public Strain'.



Pitch perfect 1960s-influenced girl pop, taking tried and tested Supremes-meets-C86 formula to melodic new levels.

Black Manila


Black Lips'-esque vocals, and

a riff nabbed from the 1960s garage-rock compilation 'Nuggets', power this snotty, punk-rock rumble.

Neil Young

Angry Young

Neil Young, from his up-coming Daniel Lanois produced album 'Le Noise', sounds rather more resigned than angry in this slow track full of fuzzy, chrunching guitars.

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