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The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2012

The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2012
John Mulvey

One of those mornings walking to work when, in spite of 18,000 or whatever songs on my iPod, I couldn’t figure out what to play. It’s at that point I realised Joni Mitchell’s “Hejira” had become my last resort record; not my favourite, exactly (although I could make a stern case for it, for sure), but the one I can always rely on, whatever my mood or the circumstances.

Over on my Twitter feed - www.twitter.com/JohnRMulvey - I asked for other #lastresortrecords (though I only remembered to use a hashtag second time; still learning, I guess) and got a load of great answers: someone reminded me to import “Either/Or” onto iTunes, for a start Please have a look and join in.

Enough of that, anyhow. Here’s this week’s office playlist…

1 Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers – Natch 1 (Natch)

2 Ty Segall & White Fence – Hair (Drag City)

3 The Pre New – Music For People Who Hate Themselves (Pre War Black Ghetto)

4 Nicolas Jaar Etc – Prism (Clown & Sunset)

5 The Men - Open Your Heart (Sacred Bones)

6 Trembling Bells & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – The Marble Downs (Honest Jon’s)

7 White Manna – White Manna (Holy Mountain)

8 Various Artists – Eight Trails, One Path (Three-Lobed)

9 Time & Space Machine – Taste The Lazer (Tirk)

10 Sandy Bull & The Rhythm Ace – Live 1976 (Drag City)

11 Bruce Langhorne – The Hired Hand (Richmoor)

12 Tom Jones – Evil/Jezebel (Third Man)

13 Dr John – Locked Down (Nonesuch)

14 Gravenhurst – The Ghost In Daylight (Warp)

15 Warm Digits – Keep Warm With The Warm Digits (Distraction)

16 Roxy Music – Avalon (Lindstrom & Prins Thomas Remix) (?)

17 William Tyler – Ohaspe (Nashville Must Die)

18 Dexys – Lost/Nowhere Is Home (?)

19 Joni Mitchell – Hejira (Asylum)

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