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The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2013: listen to MBV, The Knife, Arbouretum live...

The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2013: listen to MBV, The Knife, Arbouretum live...
John Mulvey

Today’s looking like it might shape up as Stephen Stills day: as I write, we’re on track 16 (“Helplessly Hoping”) of his new career boxset, with 60-odd more to come.

Not everything these past few days has been quite so appealing, and as a consequence this week’s playlist is one of those which comes with familiar warnings: while everything here has been listened to in the Uncut office, not all of it comes with a personal endorsement/recommendation. Tread carefully.

Especially positive vibes, though, for the MV & EE live set among this week’s new entries, and for the mysterious Number Four, which I’ll hopefully be able to talk about soon…

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1 The Knife – Full Of Fire (Rabid)

2 My Bloody Valentine – Rough Song (Live 27/1/13)

3 Stygian Stride – Stygian Stride (Thrill Jockey)


5 Karl Hyde – Edgeland (Universal)

6 The Besnard Lakes – Until in Excess, Imperceptible UFO (Jagjaguwar)

7 Billy Bragg – Tooth & Nail (Cooking Vinyl)

8 Liam Hayes – A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III (Night Fever)

9 Hiss Golden Messenger – Haw (Paradise Of Bachelors)

10 Retribution Gospel Choir – 3 (Chaperone)

11 Harper Simon – Division Street (PIAS)

12 Husker Du – Statues (Numero Group)

13 Aera – Offseason Traveller (Aleph)

14 Various Artists – Delta Swamp Rock Volume 2: More Sounds From The South: At The Crossroads Of Rock, Country And Soul (Soul Jazz)

15 MV & EE – Fantasy Set (Three Lobed)

16 Arbouretum – Live at Prince Albert, Brighton (11/11/12)

17 Lubomyr Melnyk – Corollaries (Erased Tapes)

18 Colin Stetson – High Above A Grey Green Sea (http://soundcloud.com/constellation-records/high-above-a-grey-green-sea)

19 Stephen Stills – Carry On (Rhino)


Editor's Letter

The Fourth Uncut Playlist Of 2015

This week's big distraction has been what appears to be a crazy number of early Aphex Twin tracks accumulating on Soundcloud (I've added the link below). Among the new stuff, though, please try Bop English; the new solo project of James Petralli from White Denim.