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The 20th Uncut Playlist Of 2014

The 20th Uncut Playlist Of 2014
John Mulvey

Emotional times, as this is Allan’s last day as editor of Uncut. Before we get down to that, though, here are the records we’ve been playing in the office this week.

There’s been a strong temptation to stick on Light In The Attic’s “Country Funk” comps pretty much non-stop. But please check out the Eno/Hyde track, even if you dismissed – as I did – the stuff that came out the other week. And also a belated discovery from five or six years ago, New Orleans’ Sundown Songs (https://myspace.com/sundownsongsnola/music/songs). Let me know, as ever, what you think.

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1 Bob Carpenter – Silent Passage (No Quarter)

2 Matt Kivel - Days Of Being Wild (Woodsist)

3 Avi Buffalo – At Best Cuckold (Sub Pop)

4 Richard Reed Parry – Music For Heart And Breath (Deutsche Grammofon)

5 Various Artists – Country Funk II: 1967-1974 (Light In The Attic)

6 Alexander Turnquist – Wildflower (Western Vinyl)

7 Various Artists – Country Funk: 1969-1975 (Light In The Attic)

8 Old 97s – Most Messed Up (ATO)

9 Earth – Primitive And Deadly (Southern Lord)

10 Noura Mint Seymali – Tzenni (Glitterbeat)

11 Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Cold World (Daptone)

12 Preservation Hall Jazz Band – That’s It! (Legacy)

13 Sundown Songs – Far From Home (CD Baby)

14 The Skygreen Leopards - Family Crimes (Woodsist)

15 [REDACTED]

16 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye (Warner Bros)

17 Hurray For The Riff Raff – Look Out Mama (Loose)

18 Eno/Hyde – High Life (Warp)

19 Bonnie “Prince” Billy & The Cairo Gang – I’ll Be Alright/We Love Our Hole (Empty Cellar)

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