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The Uncut Playlist

John Mulvey

The new Cat Power album just arrived - or at least a stream of it arrived onto my computer - so that's playing as I write this morning. Sounds pretty good, with a remarkable version of "New York New York" to kick things off, but I'll blog about it properly in the next few days.

For today, though, I think these are all the records we've played in the Uncut office over the past 24 hours.

1 Various Artists - Reggae Pressure: Boss Sounds 1968 to 1970 (Trojan)

2 Lee Hazlewood - The Very Special World Of Lee Hazlewood (Water)

3 Hadouken! - Not Here To Please You (Atlantic)

4 Various Artists - I'm Not There (Columbia)

5 Jay-Z - American Gangster (Roc-A-Fella)

6 LCD Soundsystem - Someone Great + Mixes (DFA)

7 John Fahey - Yes! Jesus Loves Me (Takoma/Ace)

8 Black Mountain - In The Future (Jagjaguwar)

9 Neon Neon - Raquel (Lex)

10 Dawn Landes - Bodyguard (Fargo)

11 Fatima Mansions - Viva Dead Ponies (Kitchenware)

12 Laguna Meth - Laguna The Puma (Island)

13 Dion - Don't Start Me Talking: Columbia Recordings 1962-65 (SPV Blue)

14 The Necks - Townsville (ReR Megacorp)

15 Cat Power - Jukebox (matador)


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