Uncut’s Top 30 comps, reissues and box sets of 2012

Following on from yesterday's Top 75 new albums of 2012 post, here's our Top 30 compilations, reissues and box sets of 2012, with links to the original reviews where possible. Have a great Christmas and New Year, folks!

The 51st Uncut Playlist Of 2012

We seem to be posting a lot more lists than actual joined-up writing at the moment – Michael’s just put Uncut’s full Top 75 of 2012 on the website, with links, and is promising our Archive/Reissues chart tomorrow – but, hey, here’s another. Among some other good new arrivals, another strong recommendation for Parquet Courts: check them out here.

Uncut’s Top 75 new albums of 2012

Ladies and gentlemen... please enjoy our Top 75 new albums of 2012, with links to the original reviews where possible. Tomorrow, we'll post the Top 30 best reissues, box sets and compilations.

Jack White makes cameo appearance on ‘Portlandia’ – watch

Jack White has become the latest musician to make a guest cameo in US TV series Portlandia, the sitcom lampooning life in the alternative Oregon city.

Grizzly Bear post Christmas message to fans – watch

Grizzly Bear have posted a tongue-in-cheek Christmas video for fans – watch it by scrolling down. The clip operates as an advert-cum-incredibly low bugdget music video, featuring a range of stock images including prawn rings, tacos, tomatoes, wine glasses, card-playing dogs and more set to smooth jazz versions of album tracks arranged for solo piano, sax and operatic voice.

A Little Bit Of Bruce For Christmas

Here we are at the end of another year, finishing off our first issue of 2013 and looking forward to the Christmas break, which starts for us on Friday. We’re off then until January 2, when we will no doubt return refreshed to face the New Year. This is therefore the last newsletter for a couple of weeks, so I’ll take the opportunity now to thank you for all your support and enthusiasm over the last 12 months, which has been much appreciated by everyone at Uncut. We hope all our readers enjoy their own Christmas holidays and wish you all the best for the coming year.
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