The Californian garage king's T Rex covers album shows his melodic muscle
Beta Band : Broke
It's strange and brilliant and better than most records this week without even trying.
It's a shame, because when
you get past the celebrity patronage and any band member peculiarities, they write some great tunes. 'Broke' offers up
their shuffling indie side for our pleasure, like The Stone Roses for the new(ish) millennium.
It fidgets with languid lo-fi intention and strips everything down to the barest necessities - the tinkle of a xylophone, a handclap, the chime of a synth. It's strange and brilliant and better than most records this week without even trying.
Johnny Depp plays a monstrous Boston gangster in a disguise so unsettling you’ll struggle to recognise him
An EP dedicated to victims of the Paris attacks shows the Foos are on defiant form
The Radiohead guitarist explores traditional Indian music, with mostly impressive results
This London producer has worked with Madonna and is releasing his excellent debut as a sex toy