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The 23rd Uncut Playlist Of 2012

The 23rd Uncut Playlist Of 2012
John Mulvey

A short week after all the jubilee bullshit, but a pretty hefty postbag these past two days, and some notable downloads, too, as you’ll see from this list.

Please make sure you follow the link to that new Grizzly bear, if you have a chance, and maybe also check out “Baby”, the first track from the new Ariel Pink album, streaming at www.4ad.com.

Possibly venturing up to the No Direction Home festival in North Nottinghamshire this weekend. Maybe I’ll see one or two of you there?

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1 Sun Kil Moon – Among The Leaves (Caldo Verde)

2 Grizzly Bear – Sleeping Ute (http://bit.ly/GB-SleepingUte)

3 Julia Holter – Ekstasis (RVNG ITL)

4 Yeasayer – Fragrant World (Mute)

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6 James Yorkston – I Was A Cat From A Book (Domino)

7 Julia Kent & Barbara De Dominicis - Parallel 41 (Baskaru Karu)

8 Fergus & Geronimo – Funky Was The State Of Affairs (Hardly Art)

9 Calexico – Algiers (City Slang)

10 Sensations’ Fix – Music Is Painting In The Air (RVNG ITL)

11 The Marble Vanity – The Marble Vanity (Slow Fizz)

12 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes (4AD)

13 Huw M – Gathering Dusk (Gwymon)

14 Gonzales – Solo Piano II (Gentle Threat)

15 Various Artists – Holy Spirit: Spiritual Soul & Gospel Funk From Shreveport’s Jewel Records (Harmless)


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