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The Fourth Uncut Playlist Of 2008

John Mulvey

A fair number of reissues in this one, that I've compiled over the past day or so. But there's also a couple of auspicious new releases just in, that I'll be writing more about in the next few days.

One is the new album by Be Your Own Pet, which confirms them as an immensely entertaining cute/gonzoid pop-punk band. The other is "Mountain Battles" by The Breeders, which is playing for the first time as I type. We're on Track Five, "German Studies", right now. I'll report back when it's fully digested.

For the time being, here we go. . .

1. Hans-Joachim Roedelius & Tim Story - Inlandish (Gronland)

2. Mike Nesmith - The Wichita Train Whistle Sings/Timerider (Edsel)

3. Laura Nyro - More Than A New Discovery (Rev-Ola)

4. Grand Archives - The Grand Archives (Sub Pop)

5. The Rascals - Anthology

6. Various Artists - Imaginational Anthems Volume Three (Tompkins Square)

7. Pegi Young - Pegi Young (Warner Bros)

8. Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward (XL)

9. The Triffids - Beautiful Waste And Other Songs (Domino)

10. The Triffids - The Black Swan (Domino)

11. Beck - Odelay: Deluxe Edition (Universal)

12. The Breeders - Mountain Battles (4AD)


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