A combination of deadlines and a vile cold served to shut down Wild Mercury Sound these past few days, but thanks for all your blog recommendations last week. When I get a chance, I’ll follow all your links and put together a decent blogroll. In the interim, please keep your suggestions coming.

A combination of deadlines and a vile cold served to shut down Wild Mercury Sound these past few days, but thanks for all your blog recommendations last week. When I get a chance, I’ll follow all your links and put together a decent blogroll. In the interim, please keep your suggestions coming.



I’ll crack on with some proper previews tomorrow, but let’s reactivate with this week’s playlist. Some neat arrivals here, not least the Richard Swift record – who’s also playing Club Uncut on February 24, as I’m contractually obliged to point out at every given opportunity. Should be good.

1 The Juan Maclean – The Future Will Come (DFA)

2 Richard Swift – The Atlantic Ocean (Secretly Canadian)

3 Waylon Jennings And The 357s – Waylon Forever (V2)

4 Various Artists – Kitsuné Tabloid By Phoenix (Kitsuné)

5 Junior Boys – Begone Dull Care (Domino)

6 Madness – The Liberty Of Norton Folgate (Lucky Seven)

7 Alasdair Roberts – Spoils (Drag City)

8 Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information (Strut)

9 Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It (Columbia)

10 Sibrydion – Campfire Classics (Dell’Orso)

11 Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere – Nudge It Up A Notch (Concord/Stax)