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The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2014

The Fifth Uncut Playlist Of 2014
John Mulvey

This week’s excuse for briskness is I have a longish review of Real Estate to write for the mag, but some good news in here: not least the appearance of a mighty stash of Fela Kuti albums on Bandcamp and some predictably weird mixtapes, compiled by John Fahey, fetching up on Soundcloud.

Worth noting, too, that Bernard Butler and Jackie McKeown’s new Trans EP is all on Youtube, and, perhaps best of all, that the Ryley Walker album is imminent. Oh, and while I don’t usually include links to tracks on the playlist that I’m not keen on, the a cappella death metal below is a treat, of sorts.

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1 Liz Green – Haul Away! (Play It Again Sam)

2 Afghan Whigs – Do To The Beast (Sub Pop)

3 Fela Kuti – Expensive Shit (http://felakuti.bandcamp.com)

4 Mac DeMarco – Salad Days (Captured Tracks)

5 Weekend – The ’81 Demos (Blackest Ever Black)

6 Wilko Johnson & Roger Daltrey - Going Back Home (Chess)

7 Pye Corner Audio – Black Mill Tapes 3&4 (Type)

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8 Various Artists – John Fahey Mixtapes

9 Todd Terje – It’s Album Time (Olsen)

10 Aztec Camera – High Land Hard Rain (Domino)

11 Samantha Crain – Kid Face (Full Time Hobby)

12 Ben Watt – Hendra (Unmade Road)

13 Protomartyr – Under Color Of Official Right (Hardly Art)

14 Trans – Green EP (Rough Trade)

15 Woods – With Light And With Love (Woodsist)

16 The Delines – Colfax (Décor)

17 Christina Vantzou – No 2 (Kranky)

18 Holly Herndon – Chorus (RVNG INTL)

19 Real Estate – Atlas (Domino)

20 Ryley Walker – All Kinds Of You (Tompkins Square)

21 The Feelies – Crazy Rhythms (Stiff)

22 Eye Sea – Blue Ten (Blue Tapes)

23 Lavender Country – Lavender Country (Paradise Of Bachelors)

24 Little Feat – Rad Gumbo (Rhino)

25 Jon Porras – Light Divide (Thrill Jockey)

26 Sunn 0))) & Ulver – Terrestrials (Southern Lord)

27 Bert Jansch & John Renbourn – Bert & John (Transatlantic)


29 Various Artists – Cooler Than Ice: Arctic Records & The Rise Of Philly Soul (Ace)

30 Bohren & Der Club Of Gore – Piano Nights (PIAS)

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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.