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The 13th Uncut Playlist Of 2013

The 13th Uncut Playlist Of 2013
John Mulvey

In haste, and listening to an unexpected return to music from Douglas Hart as I type. Twenty-one items on the playlist this week, mostly approved. Special attention here, I think, for the new Oh Sees album (that’s the sleeve above), which very much builds on “Purifiers II”. Increasingly keen on the James Blake, too, especially the RZA track.

In the meantime, we have a new issue which, among more prominent business, includes my piece on Matthew E White. Let me know what you think of it all when you’ve had a look.

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1 Goran Kajfeš Subtropic Arkestra – The Reason Why Vol. 1 (Headspin)

2 White Fence – Cyclops Reap (Castleface)

3 Scott Clark 4Tet – A & B

4 The National – Trouble Will Find Me (4AD)

5 Thee Oh Sees – Floating Coffin (Castleface)

6 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (10 Minute Loop) SNL #2

7 Mikal Cronin – MCII (Merge)

8 Pick A Piper – Pick A Piper (Mint)

9 Primal Scream – More Light (1st International)

10 Axis:SOVA – Past The Edge (Testoster Tunes)

11 Peter King – Shango (Mr Bongo)

12 Bobby Whitlock – Where There’s A Will There’s A Way: The ABC-Dunhill Recordings (Future Days)

13 Brother JT – The Svelteness Of Boogietude (Thrill Jockey)

14 The Handsome Family – Wilderness (Loose)

15 The Flaming Lips – The Terror (Bella Union)

16 Six By Seven – Truce

17 James Skelly & The Intenders – Love Undercover (Cooking Vinyl)

18 Peals – Walking Field (Thrill Jockey)

19 James Blake – Overgrown (Polydor)

20 Various Artists – Youths Boogie: Jamaican R&B And The Birth Of Ska (Fantastic Voyage)

21 Douglas Hart - X Film Plus Ultra/Pre-Paradise (Memories Of The Future ) (Blank Editions)


Editor's Letter

The 46th (And Last) Playlist Of 2014

Sorry I didn't manage to post a playlist last week; a combination of germs, deadlines and various other professional/seasonal distractions meant that I ran out of time.

Here, though, is our last office list of 2014, with lots of strong new entries. A few highlights...