Music Reviews

David Whitaker - André Popp

First two volumes of Tricatel's Imaginary Museum series pay homage to under-acknowledged arrangers

Ms Jade - Girl Interrupted

Timbaland does the job but Jade fails to shine

Dinky - Black Cabaret

New York DJ takes a turn on the other side of the tables

Sally Crewe & The Sudden Moves - Drive It Like You Stole It

Spiky, spunky Leeds singer-guitarist's debut, recorded in Austin with Spoon

Dorine_Muraille - Mani

Hardcore folktronica. From Cherbourg

Stylophonic - Man Music Technology

Debut album from Italian house man Stefano Fontana

Little Feat

Old Feats don't fail to amuse and enthral with these lavish unreleased and live double sets

Dirty Three - She Has No Strings Apollo

Sixth album from Melbourne trio

Devendra Banhart - Oh Me Oh My

Excellent, if creepy, lo-fi folk

Jaheim - Still Ghetto

Successor to 2000's Ghetto Love debut by 23-year-old soul great in waiting. Mary J Blige guests

Black Dice - Beaches & Canyons

Awesome trance-rock newcomers

Gamine - Sabotage

London duo's decadent-pop debut

Cool Hand Luke

More brilliantly bilious dispatches from This England

Chic - In Japan

The great dance music innovators' final concert, recorded live at the Budokan in April 1996

Tony Romanello - Counting Stars

Paisley meets flannel in Tulsa, Oklahoma

(The Real) Tuesday Weld - I, Lucifer

Musical accompaniment to the recent novel of the same name by Glen Duncan

Lisa Mychols - Lost Winter's Dream

Wondermints before they'd recorded their own material

This Month In Soundtracks

Todd Haynes is a film-maker you're never quite sure whether to champion. In the past, when he's won...

Darkness Falls

Bleak second outing for Mercury/Brit-nominated songsmith

Mad At Gravity - Resonance

Dull debut from rated nu-metal quintet

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Editor's Letter

The 39th Uncut Playlist Of 2014


A lot to get through here, but I'm indebted once more to the resource that is www.nyctaper.com, who this week have posted two amazing live sets by Steve Gunn and Ryley Walker. Elsewhere, there's a new Waterboys track to check out,...