Great start this morning, as I’ve just cracked open the new Prins Thomas album, which seems to carry on right where Lindström & Thomas’ “II” left off. In other goodish news, this long-running dickaround will finally be resolved in the next couple of days. I imagine you’ve all guessed what it is now?

Great start this morning, as I’ve just cracked open the new Prins Thomas album, which seems to carry on right where Lindström & Thomas’ “II” left off. In other goodish news, this long-running dickaround will finally be resolved in the next couple of days. I imagine you’ve all guessed what it is now?



A bit of a mixed bag on the list this week – an unusually large number of records I can be at best equivocal about, really. Some good things, though: if you missed it yesterday, can I especially recommend the amazing Baloji video?

1 Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma (Warp)

2 Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Rush To Relax (Melodic)

3 Iggy & The Stooges – Move Ass Baby (Lemon)

4 Deep Purple – Singles & EP Anthology 1968-80 (Harvest)

5 Rufus Wainwright – All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu (Polydor)

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

7 Various Artists – Elektronische Musik: Experimental German Rock And Electronic Musik 1972-83 (Soul Jazz)

8 Dirtmusic – BKO (Glitterhouse)

9 Small Black – Small Black EP (Jagjaguwar)

10 Jamie Lidell – Compass (Warp)

11 Lotion – Nobody’s Cool (Big Cat)

12 Steve Mason – Boys Outside (Double Six)

13 Sleepy Sun – Fever (ATP Recordings)

14 Dr Dog – Shame, Shame (Anti-)

15 Baloji – Karibu Ya Bintou

16 The Giuseppe Logan Quintet – The Giuseppe Logan Quintet (Tompkins Square)

17 Jerusalem And The Starbaskets – Room 8b (De Stijl)

18 Silvain Vanot – Bethesda (Megaphone)

19 White Hinterland – Kairos (Dead Oceans)

20 Disappears – Lux (Kranky)

21 Best Coast – “Something in the Way” (PPM)

22 Roedelius – Wenn Der Südwind Weht (Sky/Bureau B)

23 Bear In Heaven – Beast Rest Forth Mouth (Hometapes)

24 Local Natives – Gorilla Manor (Infectious)

25 Erykah Badu Featuring Lil Wayne – Jump Up In The Air (Stay There) (Motown)

26 Jonas Reinhardt – Powers Of Audition (Kranky)

27 Prins Thomas – Prins Thomas (Full Pupp)