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The First Uncut Playlist Of 2012

John Mulvey

As you might imagine, plenty of good new things on this week’s list, not least a completely unexpected (by me, at least) return to form from the Tindersticks.

Quite a busy day ahead, but I’ll try and field your questions if I get a chance. For those of you waiting for the results of our 2011 albums poll, by the way, the math is nearly done, so I should be able to post a top 50 on Monday. Thanks, as ever.

1 Endless Boogie – Twenty Minute Jam Getting Out Of The City (No Quarter)

2 Various Artists – French Synth-Wave 1979/85 (Born Bad)

3 Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light (Double Six)

4 Dirty Three – Toward The Low Sun (Bella Union)

5 Matthew Bourne – Montauk Variations (Leaf)

6 Various Artists – Wah-Wah Cowboys Volume Two (hissgoldenmessenger.blogspot.com)

7 Django Django – Django Django (Because)

8 John Talabot – Fin (Permanent Vacation)

9 WhoMadeWho – Brighter (Kompakt)

10 Jennifer Castle – Castlemusic (No Quarter)

11 Tindersticks – The Something Rain (Lucky Dog)

12 Howlin Rain – The Russian Wilds (American/Agitated)

13 Pulp – Separations (Fire)

14 Damon & Naomi With Ghost – Damon & Naomi With Ghost (Drag City)

15 Dolphins Into The Future – Canto Arquipélago (Underwater People)

16 The Left Banke – Desiree (Live December 2011)

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