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