The Playlist: Popstrangers / White Lung / Velvet Underground
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt
Complete with its brilliant false start, “Look” may be the best thing the Odd Future collective have released so far in 2013. As usual, Tyler leads the way, but it's actually Hodgy Beats' verse that takes this track to new levels.
Rats in the Palm Trees
Featuring Test Icicles' Rory Attwell, the New Zealand-via-London indie rockers channel the grunge-pop spirit of Wavves' most recent material.
The Juan Maclean ft. Nancy Whang
Feel Like Movin'
The legendary house music producer has once again recruited LCD Soundsystem's vocalist to create a fuzzy 90s-influenced dance track full of retro piano stabs and backwards samples.
Blow It South
Hard and heavy post-rock that draws influence from bands such as Fugazi and Glassjaw.
News that the seminal 'White Light/White Heat' LP by the Velvet Underground is to be re-released in box-set format was all the excuse we needed to whip out this 17-minute-plus track from 1968.
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Woman accidentally shoots herself in the head while posing for a selfie
- 2 Art Garfunkel: Paul Simon is a 'monster' with a Napoleon complex
- 3 Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN says
- 4 Female Muay Thai champion hustles coaches to give them a beating
- 5 Puerto Rico, island of lost dreams: People are leaving the debt-hit territory in droves as near neighbour Cuba's star rises
Game of Thrones rape scene criticised as 'disgusting' by US senator Claire McCaskill who says she's 'done' with show
Eurovision 2015: Graham Norton returns with another cutting commentary - his best lines
Art Garfunkel: Paul Simon is a 'monster' with a Napoleon complex
Eurovision 2015: The best moments from Australia's random entry to Lithuania's gay kiss
Dheepan, film review: Palme d'Or goes to radical and astonishing film that turns conventional thinking about immigrants on its head
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland