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The Uncut Playlist

John Mulvey

It feels like time to put together another one of these, so here are the ten records we played in the office yesterday. Pretty quiet here as we've just finished an issue, so I managed to get away with even more psych, folk and drone than usual. And after a week of lost post, wrong addresses and such, the Om album arrived, so that was good. . .

1 Charalambides - Likeness (Kranky)
2 Om - Pilgrimage (Southern Lord)
3 White Magic - Dark Stars (Drag City)
4 Citay - Little Kingdom (Dead Oceans)
5 Concentrick - Aluminum Lake (Drag City)
6 The Pyramids - The Pyramids (Domino)
7. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan/ Ustad Vilayat Khan - Psychedelic Music Of India (El)
8. Alberta Cross - Rambling Home (Fiction)
9. Yeasayer - All Hour Cymbals (We Are Free)
10. John Fahey - Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice) (Takoma)


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