A few more nice things this week, not least the new Chris Forsyth album, which features some assistance from various bits of the Helix/Hans Chew axis. I think I might tackle them both for my next magazine column, but bear with me.

A few more nice things this week, not least the new Chris Forsyth album, which features some assistance from various bits of the Helix/Hans Chew axis. I think I might tackle them both for my next magazine column, but bear with me.

Not everything here I’m keen on, I should say. Also, it may not be a good idea to keep asking me about the REM album…

1. Low – C’Mon (Sub Pop)

2. Big Blood & The Bleedin’ Hearts – Big Blood & The Bleedin’ Hearts (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Big_Blood/)

3. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy & The Cairo Gang – Island Brothers/ New Wonder (Domino)

4. EMA – The Grey Ship (Souterrain Transmissions)

5. Daughters Of The Sun – Ghost With Chains (Not Not Fun)

6. Chris Forsyth – Paranoid Cat (Family Vineyard)

7. Apache Dropout – Apache Dropout (Family Vineyard)

8. Cults – Go Outside (Columbia)

9. Bibio – Mind Bokeh (Warp)

10. Derrick Carter – Fabric 56 (Fabric)

11. Metal Mountains – Golden Trees (Amish)

12. The Sand Band – All Through The Night (Deltasonic)

13. Deaf Center – Owl Splinters (Type)

14. Big Blood – Dark Country Magic (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Big_Blood/)

15. Josh T Pearson – The Last Of The Country Gentlemen (Mute)

16. Mystery Record, I’m Afraid

17 D Charles Speer & The Helix – Leaving The Commonwealth (Thrill Jockey)

18. Cornershop Featuring Bubbley Kaur – Cornershop & The Double O Groove Of (Ample Play)