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The 19th Uncut Playlist Of 2014

The 19th Uncut Playlist Of 2014
John Mulvey

A new office this week, although a good few crates remain. These, though, are the tunes that’ve sensitively assisted our transition. Special props to Bob Carpenter’s rediscovered album from ’74, very much kin to “No Other”; to the Mauritanian desert rock of Noura Mint Seymali; to the reissue of an old Imaginary Softwoods ambient set from John Elliott, ex of Emeralds; and to the enduring usefulness of Pye Corner Audio and Girma Yifrashewa.

Moving on, another Mark Kozelek album (live, I should say) just arrived…

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1 Bob Carpenter – Silent Passage (No Quarter)

2 Michael Chapman – Playing Guitar The Easy Way (Light In The Attic)

3 Alexander Turnquist – Wildflower (Western Vinyl)

4 Jungle – Jungle (XL)

5 White Fence – For The Recently Found Innocent ( Drag City)

6 Sylvan Esso – Sylvan Esso (Partisan)

7 Pye Corner Audio/Not Waving - Intercepts (Ecstatic)

8 Jenny Lewis – The Voyager (Warner Bros)

9 Noura Mint Seymali – Tzenni (Glitterbeat)

10 Imaginary Softwoods –The Path Of Spectrolite (Archives Intérieures)

11 Wolfgang Voigt – Rückverzauberung 9/Musik für Kulturinstitutionen (Kompkakt)

12 OOIOO – Gamel (Thrill Jockey)

13 Morrissey – Istanbul (Harvest)

14 Van Morrison – Veedon Fleece (Polydor)

15 Steve Gunn & Mike Cooper – FRKWYS Vol. 11: Cantos De Lisboa (RVNG INTL)

16 Hot 8 Brass Band – The Life and Time Of... (Tru Thoughts)

17 Bonnie “Prince” Billy & The Cairo Gang – We Love Our Hole (Empty Cellar)

18 The The – Soul Mining: 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Sony)

19 John Oswald – Grayfolded (Important)

20 Girma Yifrashewa – Love And Peace (Unseen Worlds)

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