New Tunes Tuesday: Music you need to listen to this week (15 Dec, 2015)
Franko Fraize, Hanne Kolstø and Kid Canaveral: we round up the best in brand new music
Gig of the week: Kid Canaveral / credit: Stephanie Gibson
The List music editor Kirstyn Smith runs down the latest albums and singles, as well as what gigs to be looking out for this week.
Track of the Week: Franko Fraize: 'Oi! Oi!'
Pure swagger and ladsladslads aesthetic, ‘Oi! Oi!’ is rowdy and danceable from the Thetford rapper.
Out via Polydor Records on 18 Dec
Out via PMR Records on 18 Dec
The Weeknd: 'In the Night'
Out via Island on 18 Dec
Paul Weller: 'Pick it Up'
Out via Parlophone / Warner Bros Records on 18 Dec
Album of the week: Hanne Kolstø: While We Still Have Light
Ethereal dreamscapes playing with themes of farewell and doubt.
Out via Jansen Plateproduksjon on 18 Dec
Out via Seahorse Recordings on 18 Dec
Cage the Elephant: Tell me I'm Pretty
Out via Columbia on 18 Dec
John Willams: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Out via Walt Disney Records on 18 Dec
Lil Bibby: FC3 the Epilogue
Out via Kemosabe Records on 18 Dec
Gig of the week
Kid Canaveral's Xmas Baubles VI
Annual Christmas knees-up from Kid Canaveral with a lineup you can’t afford to miss: De Rosa, Kathryn Joseph, Bossy Love, ULTRAS, Prehistoric Friends and many more.
One-off date, Sat 19 Dec at Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh
Tour starts 18 Dec at o2 Academy, Manchester
See Chameleons Vox UK tour dates
Ellie Goulding & Friends
One-off date on 16 Dec at Roundhouse, London
UK dates start at Nell's Jazz & Blues, London
See Van Morrison UK tour dates