A multi-award-winning experience of what it’s like to live in constant fear, from rookie Hungarian director László Nemes
Gnarls Barkley: Smiley Faces
Danger and Cee-Lo release next inevitable Number One
As jolly as it sounds, it’s no longer possible because the playing field has been cleared for Gnarls Barkley’s biggest competitors; themselves. And they’ve only bloody well gone and done it again. Messrs Cee-Lo and Danger Mouse have created more blazing Motown for the modern man, where searing, quasi-religious soul vocals flutter over dirty bass and pumped-up nods to spaceship electro.
Like OutKast before them, their odd couple future-focused hip-hop is as immediate as bubonic plague and you can almost see the Manhattan block parties full of kids arsing about in front of fire hydrants to its bottom-bouncing rhythms. The real question though, is will we still be hearing it in 2097?
If this one escapes deletion, then we’ll stick a fiver on it. Well, it beats chucking away hard cash on England making it past the quarters.
A disappointingly shallow dig into the soul of a man who should be on the edge, but isn’t
The A$AP Mob member’s second album is personal and poppy, and features a guest spot from his mum
LA/Vancouver trio White Lung soften the edges of their hardcore sound on their gripping fourth album
An over-sugared combo of Katy and big names in grime, techno, hip-hop and d’n’b