Apologies for the spotty service here recently: deadlines, deaths and a mildly debilitating virus have meant there hasn’t been much time to look after the blog in the past week or so.

Apologies for the spotty service here recently: deadlines, deaths and a mildly debilitating virus have meant there hasn’t been much time to look after the blog in the past week or so.



These, anyhow, are the last load of records I’ve played. I imagine plenty of Alex Chilton-related things were spun in the office at the end of last week when I was out of action. And in the past few minutes a link to the new Erykah Badu has arrived in my inbox. Oh, and a new Natural Snow Buildings which is free to download here, it seems.

Plenty to play this afternoon. I’ll report back…

1 Neu! – Neu! ’86 (Grönland)

2 Sparklehorse – Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot (Capitol)

3 Trembling Bells – Abandoned Love (Honest Jon’s)

4 Karen Elson – The Ghost Who Walks (XL)

5 LCD Soundsystem – Untitled Third Album (DFA/Parlophone)

6 Konono No 1 – Assume Crash Position (Crammed Discs)

7 The Rolling Stones – Exile On Main St (Universal)

8 Loscil – Endless Falls (Kranky)

9 Fuck Buttons – Olympians (Spaceman Vs The Olympians Remix) (ATP)

10 Daniel Higgs – Say God (Thrill Jockey)

11 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Round And Round (4AD)

12 Bill Callahan – Rough Travel For A Rare Thing (Drag City)

13 Billy Green – Stone: Original Soundtrack (Finders Keepers)

14 Faust – Faust Is Last (Klangbad)

15 James Murphy/Various Artists – Greenberg: Original Soundtrack (Parlophone)

16 Prins Thomas – Prins Thomas (Full Pupp)

17 Neil Young – Official Release Series Discs 1-4 (Reprise)

18 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Dirty Shirt Rock’n’Roll: The First Ten Years (Shove)

19 Teenage Fanclub – Shadows (PeMe)