Some next-level spam last night, in that someone/some bot tried posting, “I can't believe LeBron is going to the Bulls, he should really just stay where he is” on an old Elliott Smith blog. For what it’s worth, I can’t believe Notts have signed Ben Phillips this morning, either.

Some next-level spam last night, in that someone/some bot tried posting, “I can’t believe LeBron is going to the Bulls, he should really just stay where he is” on an old Elliott Smith blog. For what it’s worth, I can’t believe Notts have signed Ben Phillips this morning, either.



Thanks, though, for all your actual comments this past week, especially the gratifying excitement about Arbouretum. Some interesting things in this week’s pile, and one absolute stinker (or it sounded that way on first listen, anyhow).

1 Orange Juice – Coals To Newcastle (Domino)

2 Gregg Allman – Low Country Blues (Decca)

3 Cornershop – The Battle Of New Orleans EP (Ample Play)

4 Hercules & Love Affair – Blue Songs (Moshi Moshi)

5 The Streets – Computers And Blues (679)

6 Arbouretum – The Gathering (Thrill Jockey)

7 Hype Williams – Find Out What Happens When People Stop Being Polite, And Start Getting Reel (De Stijl)

8 Little Feat – Sailin’ Shoes (Warner Bros)

9 Expo 70 – Your Beard Is Growing Psychic (http://www.myspace.com/expo70)

10 Wooden Shjips – Christmas Single (Sick Thirst)

11 Desertshore – Drifting Your Majesty (Caldo Verde)

12 Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi (Domino)

13 Moondoggies – Tidelands (Hardly Art)

14 Fern Knight – Castings (VHF)

15 Faun Fables – Light Of A Vaster Dark (Drag City)

16 Starving Weirdos – B/P/M Series 1 (Blackest Rainbow)

17 Imaad Wasif – The Voidist (TeePee)

18 The Sexual Objects – Cucumber (Creeping Bent/Aktion Und Spass)

19 Joan As Police Woman – The Deep Field (Play It Again Sam)

20 Emeralds – Does It Look Like I’m Here (Editions Mego)

21 LCD Soundsystem – London Sessions (Parlophone)