The Playlist: Solange; Holy Ghost!; Katy B
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Solange ft Kendrick Lamar
Looks Good with Trouble
Beyoncé's hipster sister (pictured) has confirmed she will put out a full-length LP later this year. For now, there's this new track; Solange's first release since the excellent 'True' EP.
Dumb Disco Ideas
A video for this new single – the lead track off forthcoming “comeback” album 'Dynamics' – was released to blogosphere acclaim last week.
What Love Is Made Of
Toning down the “edgy” dubstep influences of 'On a Mission', Katy B settles for house piano loops and subtle rave synths on this potential commercial breakthrough.
Queens of the Stone Age
Always beneath the mainstream – too weird, too dark – you get the impression QotSA are happy their chart-bothering days are over.
Film review Michael Glatze biopic isn't about a self-hating gay man gone straight
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 2 Replica Back to the Future Hoverboard released
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 Dylan Moran on quitting smoking, being about as sexy as the Pope and why comedy panel programmes are 'c*ck shows'
- 5 Modern society encapsulated in five seconds
Poldark, review: Demelza’s insouciance is almost as impressive as Ross’ pecs
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
Menstruation-themed photo series artist 'censored by Instagram' says images are to demystify taboos around periods
Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear return: Suspended host set for live event in Norway next week
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans