The Barometer: Laura Marling; Yuck; Natasha Khan; Of Montreal; Injury Sheets; Architecture in Helsinki; DieAntwoord Vs Enya; The Monkees; Koreless

What's hot on our playlist

John Hall@johnmatthewhall
Friday 25 February 2011 01:00

Laura Marling

Rambling Man

A BRIT winner now at just 21, this is a highlight from the folk star's exceptional second album, 'I Speak Because I Can'.


Holding Out

Grunge guitars and sing-along choruses – Yuck grab you by the ears and drag you back to the 1990s. In a good way.

Natasha Khan


Don't be put off by the fact this will soon soundtrack a perfume ad. Khan, aka Bat for Lashes turns this Depeche Mode song into a sexy, ethereal slice of musical goodness.

Of Montreal

Coquet Coquette

Distorted guitars ensure OM's trademark sleazy glamour infuses this track. The first single from their overlooked 2010 album, 'False Priests'.

Injury Sheets


An understated offering. The Memphis-based band make gentle, tinny indie pop with a hint of Pavement. Awkward, but endearingly so.

Architecture in Helsinki

Contact High

Perfectly imperfect pop. Contact High moves away from AiH's trad-indie towards a more overtly electro sound.

DieAntwoord Vs Enya

Orinoco Ninja Flow (Wedding DJs remix)

This utterly insane reworking of Enya's 1990s hit comes all the way from South Africa.

The Monkees

Steppin' Stone

Re-listening to this great Paul Revere cover (almost) makes the reunion sound appealing.


Up Down Up Down

Watch your back James Blake, there's a new minimalist dubstep star on the scene.

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