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Here’s this week’s playlist, then. There’s a welcome return for Dead Meadow’s sludgefest, more magic from Laura Veirs and Let’s Eat Grandma. Props, too, to Jess Williamson’s bewitching cosmic folk, Kadhja Bonet’s psychedelic soul and the chilly ambient drones of aYia. New Steve Gunn, Hiss Golden Messenger plus Matthew E White (“the most ambitious crossover event in history”, right?) Anyway, please enjoy! Have a great Easter bank holiday, too.

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1.
MARK PETERS

“Shaley Brow”
(Sonic Cathedral)

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2.
DEAD MEADOW

The Nothing They Need
(Xemu)

3.
JESS WILLIAMSON

“I See The White”
(Mexican Summer)

4.
KODY NIELSON

“Rueban’s Birthday”
(Flying Nun)

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5.
KADHJA BONET

“Mother Maybe”
(Fat Possum)

6.
LOCATE S,1

“Owe It 2 The Girls”
(Sybaritic Peer)

7.
LAURA VEIRS

“Lightning Rod”
(Bella Union)

8.
AYIA

“Sparkle”
(Bedroom Community)

9.
LET’S EAT GRANDMA

“Falling Into Me”
(Transgressive Records)

10.
HRNS

“Cortina”
(ACR)

11.
BENIN CITY

“Final Form”
(Moshi Moshi)

12.
STEVE GUNN

“Milly’s Garden”
(Folkadelpha)

13.
SHANNON SHAW

“Broke My Own”
(Nonesuch)

14.
HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER MEETS SPACEBOMB

“Passing Clouds”
(via Bandcamp)

The May 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Johnny Marr on the cover. Elsewhere in the issue, you’ll find exclusive new interviews with John Fogerty, Dan Auerbach, Shirley Collins, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, John Prine and many more. Our free 15-track CD features 15 tracks of this month’s best new music, featuring Kacy & Clayton, Laura Veirs, Wye Oak, Cath & Phil Taylor, Mouse On Mars, Josh T. Pearson, A Place To Bury Strangers and Drinks

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