Looming deadlines mean my blogging has been sketchy this week, but I have at least kept a longer-than-usual log of the records played in the past few days. As you’ll see, a good few interesting new arrivals here, too.

Looming deadlines mean my blogging has been sketchy this week, but I have at least kept a longer-than-usual log of the records played in the past few days. As you’ll see, a good few interesting new arrivals here, too.



Check out the new Lindsey Buckingham and Hiss Golden Messenger tracks by hitting the links: both pretty special. And Purling Hiss are unstoppable at the moment, I think.

1 Blitzen Trapper – American Goldwing (Sub Pop)

2 A Winged Victory For The Sullen – A Winged Victory For The Sullen (Erased Tapes)

3 Screaming Trees – Last Words: The Final Recordings (Sunyata)

4 Wilco – The Whole Love (dBpm)

5 Brett Anderson – Black Rainbows (EMI)

6 PG Six – Starry Mind (Drag City)

7 Bobb Trimble – The Crippled Dog Band (Yoga)

8 Jim Lauderdale & Robert Hunter – Reason And Rhyme (Sugar Hill)

9 Dawes – Nothing Is Wrong (Loose)

10 Idaho – You Were A Dick (Talitres)

11 Kid Creole & The Coconuts – I Wake Up Screaming (Strut)

12 Jim Ford – Harlan County (Light In The Attic)

13 Siinai – Olympic Games (Splendour)

14 Hiss Golden Messenger – Call Him Daylight (Paradise Of Bachelors)

15 Metal Mountains – Golden Trees (Amish)

16 Metronomy – The English Riviera (Because)

17 Real Estate – It’s Real (Domino)

18 St Vincent – Strange Mercy (4AD)

19 Lucas Santtana – Sem Nostalgia (Mais Un Discos)

20 Queen – Flash Gordon (Universal)

21 Ry Cooder – Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down (Nonesuch)

22 The Horrible Crowes – Elsie (Sideonedummy)

23 Tarwater – Inside The Ships (Bureau B)

24 Steve Moore – Primitive Neural Pathways/Vaalbara (Static Caravan)

25 Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost (Turnstile)

26 Purling Hiss – Lounge Lizards (Mexican Summer)

27 The War On Drugs – Slave Ambient (Secretly Canadian)

28 Lindsey Buckingham – Seeds We Sow (lindseybuckingham.com)

29 Zola Jesus – Conatus (Souterrain Transmissions)