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The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2013: listen to Retribution Gospel Choir, Primal Scream, White Fence

The Eighth Uncut Playlist Of 2013: listen to Retribution Gospel Choir, Primal Scream, White Fence
John Mulvey

A recording of Kraftwerk’s “Trans-Europe Express” night at the Tate Modern seems to have fallen off the back of the internet this morning: genuinely not sure where one of my colleagues found it, before you ask.

A nice end to this week’s selection, anyhow. Plenty to engage with here: I know and understand why Primal Scream probably get short shrift from many of you, but if it’s possible to circumnavigate the daftness, I really like “2013”, more than anything since “XTRMNTR”. Kevin Shields and – possibly – James Chance involved, it seems. Check out the Alan Sparhawk/Nels Cline face-off embedded below, too. And wow, Steve Gunn

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1 Mark Kozelek – Like Rats (Caldo Verde)

2 Primal Scream – 2013 (First International)

3 Loom – I Get A Taste (Hate Hate Hate)

4 Charlie Parr – Barnswallow (Tin Angel)

5 James Blackshaw & Lubomyr Melnyk – The Watchers (Important)

6 White Fence –Pink Gorilla (Castleface)

7 Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs – Things We Be (Heavenly)

8 Zomes – Time Was (Thrill Jockey)

9 Steve Gunn – Time Off (Paradise Of Bachelors)

10 Elephant Micah – Elephant Micah - Globe Rush Progressions (Bluesanct)

11 Rangda/Dead C – Rangda/Dead C (Ba Da Bing)

12 Various Artists – Eccentric Soul: The Dynamic Label (Numero Group)

13 Retribution Gospel Choir with Nels Cline – New York Knitting Factory, February 12, 2013 (http://www.nyctaper.com/)

14 Phoenix – Bankrupt! (Atlantic)

15 Houndmouth – From The Hills Below The City (Rough Trade)

16 Mark Kozelek – Live At Phoenix Public House, Melbourne (Caldo Verde)

17 Mikal Cronin – MCII (Merge)

18 Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – Mind Control (Rise Above)

19 Golden Gunn – Golden Gunn (Three Lobed Recordings)

20 Kraftwerk – London Tate Modern, February 8, 2013 (God knows where this came from…)


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