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The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2008

John Mulvey

Some big new entries on this latest playlist, not least the arrival of REM's much-anticipated "Accelerate".

I'll try and write something about the album in the next few days: morbidly suspicious as I am of all the "return to form" hype accumulating around "Accelerate", I'm beginning to think it is, actually, A Return To Form. But anyway. . .

Here's what we've been playing. Dead Child, incidentally, are David Pajo and some other Slint affiliates who appear to be living out their teenage fantasies by trying to sound like Iron Maiden.

1. Various Artists - Wayfaring Strangers: Guitar Soli (Numero Group)

2. The Night Marchers - Scene Report (Myspace)

3. Boredoms - Super Roots 9 (Thrill Jockey)

4. REM - Accelerate (Warner Bros)

5. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind (Columbia)

6. Michael Rother - Flammende Herzen (Water)

7. Dead Child - Attack (Quarterstick)

8. Rocket From The Crypt - Circa: Now! (Headhunter)

9. Tim Buckley - Honeyman (Edsel)

10. Various Artists - Imaginational Anthems Vol 3 (Tompkins Square)

11. Discjokke - Staying In (Smalltown Supersound)

12. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend (XL)

13. Smashing Pumpkins - American Gothic EP (Reprise)

14. Nordic Nomadic - Nordic Nomadic (Blue Fog)

15. Excepter - Debt Dept. (Paw Tracks)

16. Fucked Up - Year Of The Pig (Vice)


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