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The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2008

John Mulvey

Morning all, here's the latest rundown. I guess the most significant new arrival this week is from Spiritualized: "Songs In A&E" just arrived. We're on Track Five right now.

1. Kelis - The Hits (Virgin)

2. Boris - Smile (Southern Lord)

3. Portishead - Third (Island)

4. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago (4AD)

5. 5ive - Hesperus (Tortuga)

6. Various Artists - New Folk Routes (Rev-Ola)

7. Hercules & Love Affair - Hercules & Love Affair (DFA/EMI)

8. Kelley Polar - I Need You To Hold On While The Sky Is Falling (Environ)

9. Diskjokke - Staying In (Smalltown Supersound)

10. John Stewart - California Bloodlines (Capitol)

11. No Age - Nouns (Sub Pop)

12. Lights - Lights (Twisted Nerve)

13. Ersen - Ersen (Finders Keepers)

14. Various Artists - More Dirty Laundry: The Soul Of Black Country (Trikont)

15. Kurt Weisman - Spiritual SciFi (Important)

16. Mason Proffit - Wanted! (Wooden Bird)

17. Sandy Denny - The North Star Grassman And The Ravens (Island)

18. Steve Reich - Daniel Variations (Nonesuch)

19. Spiritualized - Songs In A&E (Spaceman)


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