The Playlist: Frank Ocean / Katy B ft. Jessie Ware / Sufjan Stevens / Phosphorescent / Depeche Mode / Wimps / Metz
Fake Plastic Trees
The Odd Future man delivers a warm, atmospheric version of Radiohead's melancholic hit. Ocean's trademark croon hits all the right notes.
Katy B ft. Jessie Ware
Part-homage to the late R&B star, part dissection of the artists' own semi-obsessive talent-envy. A smart and interesting tribute featuring Jessie Ware.
Chopped and Scrooged
The indie icon has gathered together a host of big names, including Das Racist and Kitty Pryde, to appear on this Christmas mixtape.
Song for Zula
Matthew Houck returns with more deliciously fragile pop. 'Pitchfork' called this song "stunning"; high praise for a high quality track.
Enjoy the Silence
This week the band announced their 13th studio album will be released in spring. Band members are comparing the LP to their 1990 'Violator' album.
Featuring members of Partman Parthorse and Meth Teeth, this Seattle trio make high-octane bubblegum punk.
Twenty two years after Nirvana left the label, Sub-Pop are still putting out excellent fuzzy punk tracks.
Game of Thrones
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Kermit the Frog has a new girlfriend named Denise
- 2 The excuses your boss is most likely to believe when you call in sick
- 3 Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city
- 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
James Bond is a 'very lonely, sexist misogynist', says Daniel Craig
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be