The Playlist: Foals/ Kim Ann Foxman/ Lust for Youth/ Roc Marciano featuring Ka/ Majical Cludz/ The Evens/ Earl Sweatshirt
Saturday 10 November 2012
The Oxford band finally make their return. This slow, warm and gentle single is a considerably more mature than their previous yelpy math-rock work.
Kim Ann Foxman
The long-time Hercules and Love Affair collaborator finally gets around to releasing her debut single – a well-constructed, vocal-led house track.
Lust For Youth
Swedish producer Hannes Norrvide blends syrupy strings with harsh industrial beats to create a sound that is unique but cohesive.
Roc Marciano featuring Ka
Perfect rap noir from the New York duo. With lines about Marciano's favourite gun and stashing £400,000 in a basement, this is uncompromising stuff.
Turns Turns Turns
Montreal producer Devon Welsh may be best known as a "friend of Grimes", but his minimalist psychedelic soundscapes are worth a listen in their own right.
King of Kings
US punk heavyweight Ian MacKaye's long-term side-project return with this excellent new single.
No longer MIA, Odd Future's youngest and most enigmatic member is finally producing the string of excellent releases it was obvious he was capable of.
Game of Thrones
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Three-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jewish children told 'the non-Jews' are 'evil' in worksheet produced by London school
- 2 Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city
- 3 The excuses your boss is most likely to believe when you call in sick
- 4 I'm pansexual – here are the five biggest misconceptions about my sexuality
- 5 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
The real reason Eddie Redmayne was cast as a trans woman in The Danish Girl
JK Rowling announces Harry Potter's son is starting at Hogwarts
Idris Elba is ‘too street’ to play 007, says James Bond author
Loose Women poll asking if rape is 'ever a woman's fault' sparks backlash
Akram Khan: Choreographer says dance is 'as important as maths and being a doctor'
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up