Some pretty big names in the mix this week, including a small rush of survivors from the American ‘80s underground: shame the Lemonheads’ covers album hasn’t arrived in time to complete the set.

Some pretty big names in the mix this week, including a small rush of survivors from the American ‘80s underground: shame the Lemonheads’ covers album hasn’t arrived in time to complete the set.



Quite a lot of decent stuff here, anyway, though I may have to take Heaven & Hell (Dio-era Black Sabbath reunited, effectively: joy) in a second because The Gossip’s new album, “Music For Men”, has just been delivered. He’s on about Satan’s daughter already…

1 The Field – Yesterday And Today (Kompakt)

2 Dinosaur Jr – Farm (PIAS)

3 Banjo Or Freakout – Upside Down EP (Half Machine)

4 Various Artists – The World Is Shaking: Cubanismo From The Congo, 1954-55 (Honest Jon’s)

5 Spinnerette – Spinnerette (Hassle)

6 Ray Davies – The Kinks Collection With Ray Davies And The Crouch End Festival Chorus (Decca)

7 Meat Puppets – Sewn Together (Megaforce)

8 Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca (Domino)

9 Elvis Costello – Secret, Profane And Sugarcane (Hear Music)

10 Amazing Baby – Headdress (V2)

11 Babe Terror – Weekend (Perdizes Dream)

12 Bachelorette – My Electric Family (Drag City)

13 Dag För Dag – Shooting From The Shadows EP (Saddle Creek)

14 Sonic Youth – The Eternal (Matador)

15 Crocodiles – Summer Of Hate (Fat Possum)

16 Gala Drop – Infernal Heights For A Drama (Mbari)

17 Caetano Veloso – Zii E Zie (Wrasse)

18 Savath Y Savalas – La Llama (Stones Throw)

19 Passengers – Original Soundtracks 1 (Island)

20 Iggy Pop – Preliminaires (Virgin)

21 Heaven & Hell – The Devil You Know (Roadrunner)