The Barometer: Surfer Blood; Joanna Newsome; Caribou; Erykah Badu; Major Lazer; 50 Cent
Surfer Blood Swim (To Reach The End)
Reverb drenched and Lou Reed-flavoured, "Swim" justifies Surfer Blood's hype following support slots with The Drums.
Joanna Newsom Good Intentions Paving Company
The latest song to emerge from her forthcoming triple album is a bold and brilliant country-jazz piano jaunt.
From the Canadian producer's forthcoming album "Swim", this is sleek minimalist disco.
Erykah Badu Jump Up In The Air And Stay There
Neo-soul queen turned retro eccentric precedes the release of her next album with this grimey hip-hop body rocker featuring Lil Wayne and Bilal.
Major Lazer Halo
Fresh from her Grammy wins, Beyoncé gets a dancehall meets electro makeover from Diplo and friends.
50 Cent Many Men (Gonzales Piano RMX)
Canadian musical oddball Gonzales deploys his piano to rework 50 Cent with glorious results.
Music Why this music festival is still the place to spot the next big thing
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 3 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
Britain's first cinema flickers back to life following £6m refurbishment
A historian gave the most British look of despair when someone screwed up Richard III's birthday at his reburial
James May hints Top Gear days are over following Jeremy Clarkson's BBC exit
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
James May hints he will not continue on Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew