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The 19th Uncut Playlist Of 2012

The 19th Uncut Playlist Of 2012
John Mulvey

A week somewhat overshadowed by the Dexys show that I wrote about yesterday. Apologies for banging on about this some more, but the comments on my blog are definitely worth reading, and I’ve embedded below some unusually high-quality clips of “This Is What She’s Like”, “Lost” and “Come On Eileen”…

I sincerely hope the awful crowd singing is not me, but the camera angle is a bit worrying.

Moving on, some nice new arrivals in this week’s playlist, especially quite a bit of the long-awaited Lawrence album, a couple of reissues from the Arthur Russell-assisted Peter Zummo and a vintage Californian psych band I’ve never come across before, Crystal Syphon.

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1 Blue Gene Tyranny – Detours (Unseen Worlds)

2 Laetitia Sadier – Silencio (Drag City)

3 Sylvan – We Don’t Belong (Spoke)

4 Pauline Oliveros – Reverberations: Tape And Electronic Music 1961-70 (Important)

5 Idjut Boys – Cellar Door (Smalltown Supersound)

6 Animal Collective – Honeycomb/Gotham (Domino)

7 Chuck Leavell – Back To The Woods (Evergreen Arts)

8 Donnie & Joe Emerson – Dreamin’ Wild (Light In The Attic)

9 Peter Zummo – Zummo With An X (Optimo)

10 Arbouretum – Covered In Leaves (Self-released)

11 Suzanne Ciani – Voices Of Packaged Souls (Dead-Cert)

12 Crystal Syphon – Family Evil (Roaratorio)

13 Beak> - Beak> 2 (Invada)

14 Go-Kart Mozart – On The Hot Dog Streets (West Midlands)

15 Various Artists – Strange Passion: Explorations In Irish Post-Punk And Electronic Music 1980-83 (Finders Keepers)

16 Icebreaker & BJ Cole – Apollo (Canteloupe/Naxos)

17 Motion Sickness Of Time Travel - Motion Sickness Of Time Travel (Spectrum Spools)


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