Looks like I'm going to be resorting to a few playlists rather than full blogs this week. An exciting combination of deadlines and emergency dental work, and the distraction this afternoon of a man in a very good gorilla suit running around the office (blame NME) mean I haven't much time at the moment. But I'm still simultaneously working my way through the pile of new CDs that amassed while I was on vacation. Here, then, is what we've played thus far today:

Looks like I’m going to be resorting to a few playlists rather than full blogs this week. An exciting combination of deadlines and emergency dental work, and the distraction this afternoon of a man in a very good gorilla suit running around the office (blame NME) mean I haven’t much time at the moment. But I’m still simultaneously working my way through the pile of new CDs that amassed while I was on vacation. Here, then, is what we’ve played thus far today:

1 The Everly Brothers – Roots

2 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Raising Sand

3 Various – Next month’s free Uncut CD (we’re keeping the contents classified for another week or two)

4 Citay – Little Kingdom

5 Six Organs Of Admittance – Shelter From The Ash

6 Arp – In Light

7 Various – El Barrio 2: Sounds From The Spanish Harlem Streets

8 Michael Hurley – Ancestral Swamp

9 Holy Fuck – LP