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The Ninth Uncut Playlist Of 2014

The Ninth Uncut Playlist Of 2014
John Mulvey

Being a bit of a broken record here: a proliferation of Hurray For The Riff Raff albums this week, since I’m writing a review of the fantastic “Small Town Heroes” at the moment. Plenty of new stuff as well, though, at least some of it recommended, with strong reference to Toumani Diabaté and his son Sidiki’s kora duets, and to the tantalising extract from a Fennesz album that’s being explicitly pitched as the follow-up to “Endless Summer”…

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1 Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté - Toumani & Sidiki (World Circuit)

2 Landlady – Above My Ground (Hometapes)

3 Pharrell Williams – G I R L (Columbia)

4 Jesse Sparhawk & Eric Carbonara – Tributes & Diatribes (VHF)

5 The Bar-Kays – Gotta Groove (Stax)

6 Greg Ashley – Awkward Affections (Trouble In Mind)

7 Fennesz – The Liar (Editions Mego)

8 Wooden Wand - Farmer's Corner (Fire)

9 Hamilton Leithauser – Black Hours (Ribbon)

10 Hurray For The Riff Raff – Look Out Mama (Loose)

11 Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband (Because)

12 Hurray For The Riff Raff – My Dearest Darkest Neighbor (Mod Mobilian)

13 Fatima Al Qadiri – Asiatisch (Planet Mu)

14 Coldplay – Magic (Parlophone)

15 tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack (4AD)

16 Terry Waldo – The Soul Of Ragtime (Tompkins Square)

17 Hurray For The Riff-Raff – Small Town Heroes (ATO)

18 Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Phosphorescent Harvest (Silver Arrow)

19 Robert Ashley – Private Parts (Lovely Music)

20 Håkon Stene - Lush Laments for Lazy Mammal (Hubro)

21 Dex Romweber Duo – Images 13 (bloodshot)

22 Pink Mountaintops - Get Back (Jajaguwar)

23 Kelis – Food (Ninjatune)

24 Horseback – Piedmont Apocrypha (Three Lobed)

25 K Leimer - A Period Of Review (RVNG INTL)

26 Bobby Charles - Bobby Charles (Light In The Attic)

27 Eno/Hyde – Someday World (Warp)

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