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The 25th Uncut Playlist Of 2013

The 25th Uncut Playlist Of 2013
John Mulvey

Before we get onto the list, a big thank you to everyone who engaged with the Mumfords/class/hate/Glastonbury 2013/Stones/etc blog yesterday, and a quick plug for the new issue of Uncut, out tomorrow in the UK (Alongside all the marquee stuff, I’ve written a piece about the new Tropicalia doc). As for this week’s new music, I suspect a few of you might be interested in Number Two…

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1 Factory Floor – Factory Floor (DFA)

2 Bill Callahan – Dream River (Drag City)

3 Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love (Anti-)

4 Mulatu Astatke – Sketches Of Ethiopia (Jazz Village)

5 Zachary Cale – Blue Rider (Electric Ragtime/All Hands Electric)

6 Roky Erickson – The Evil One (Light In The Attic)

7 Speedy Ortiz – Major Arcana (Carpark)

8 Nathan Salsburg – Hard For To Win And Can't Be Won (No Quarter)

9 Jon Hopkins – Immunity (Domino)

10 Wilco/Bob Weir – Dark Star>American Stars>Dark Star (Bootleg)

11 Samuel Purdey – Musically Adrift (Tummy Touch)

12 Houndstooth – Ride Out The Dark (No Quarter)

13 King Khan & The Shrines – Idle No More (Merge)

14 Ty Segall – Sleeper (Drag City)

15 Kandodo – k2o (Thrill Jockey)

16 The Chills – Molten Gold (Fire)

17 Julia Holter – Loud City Song (Domino)

18 Richard Buckner – When You Tell Me How It Is (Merge)

19 Blondes – Swisher (RVNG INTL)

20 El-P & Killer Mike – Run The Jewels (Fools Gold)

21 Sebadoh – Defend Yourself (Domino)

22 Wolfgang Voigt - Zukunft Ohne Menschen (Kompakt)

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Editor's Letter

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