As yesterday, I’m pretty preoccupied with the new Animal Collective record that has turned up. It’s called “Merriweather Post Pavilion”, I think it might be my first favourite record of 2009, and if I can get my thoughts in some sort of order I’ll blog about it tomorrow.

As yesterday, I’m pretty preoccupied with the new Animal Collective record that has turned up. It’s called “Merriweather Post Pavilion”, I think it might be my first favourite record of 2009, and if I can get my thoughts in some sort of order I’ll blog about it tomorrow.



In the meantime, here’s the embarrassment of riches that has passed for an office playlist at the start of this week. Iran are Kyp Malone from TV On The Radio’s other band. Particular love, too, for Max Ochs, I should say.

1 The Invisible – The Invisible (Accidental)

2 Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion (Domino)

3 Buraka Som Sistema – Black Diamond (Fabric)

4 Florence & The Machine – Dog Days Are Over (Moshi Moshi)

5 Graham Nash – Songs For Beginners (Rhino)

6 Nebula – Peel Sessions (Sweet Nothing)

7 Grace Jones – Hurricane (Wall Of Sound)

8 23 Skidoo – Seven Songs (LTM)

9 The Louvin Brothers – Country Love Ballads/ Ira & Charlie (Raven)

10 Titus Andronicus – Titus Andronicus Forever (Merok/XL/Myspace)

11 Max Ochs – Hooray For Another Day (Tompkins Square)

12 Doug Paisley – Doug Paisley (No Quarter)

13 DM Stith – Curtain Speech (Asthmatic Kitty)

14 Iran – Dissolver (Narnack)