Thanks for all your responses to the Raconteurs and REM blogs yesterday. I'm glad I wasn't the only one to feel underwhelmed by the REM Albert Hall show.

Thanks for all your responses to the Raconteurs and REM blogs yesterday. I’m glad I wasn’t the only one to feel underwhelmed by the REM Albert Hall show.



The new issue of Uncut has just turned up this minute (I’m not making this up as an excuse for a plug, I promise), with new Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones interviews in there, amongst many other things. Before I have a look at the damage, let me just type in our playlist from the past couple of days (the Raconteurs has been played four or five times thus far, if memory serves). . .

1. The Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely (XL)

2. Sharron Kraus – The Fox’s Wedding (Durtro Jnana)

3. Various Artists – Going Places: The August Darnell Years 1974-1982 (Strut)

4. Joan As Police Woman – To Survive (Reveal)

5. Iron Maiden – Somewhere Back In Time: The Best Of 1980-1989 (EMI)

6. Asva – What You Don’t Know Is Frontier (Southern)

7. Panda Bear – Comfy In Nautica (XXXChange Remix) (Paw Tracks)

8. Fleet Foxes – Sun Giant (Bella Union)

9. Nisennenmondai – Destination Tokyo (Eclipse)

10. Vetiver – Thing Of The Past (FatCat)

11. Broken Records – If The News Makes You Sad, Don’t Watch It (Young Turks)

12. Four Tet – Ringer (Domino)

13. Humble Pie – Town & Country (Repertoire)