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I’m spending the day writing about the incredible new Grateful Dead documentary, Long Strange Trip, so I guess it’s inevitable that the key entry on this week’s playlist would be the Cornell ’77 set that also just arrived over the past few days.

Lots more of note here, though, not least a couple of Record Store Day specials, in the shape of a new War On Drugs single and the lost Dennis Wilson album, “Bambu”. Let me know if you snagged anything interesting; I’m particularly keen to hear about that Alice Coltrane 10” that was out and about, if you managed to track one down.

Also this Seabuckthorn album is lovely and the Kamasi Washington track is becoming one of my favourite things of 2017. Give it a go…


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1 Träd, Gräs Och Stenar – Tack För Kaffet (Thanks For The Coffee) (Subliminal Sounds)

2 Floating Points – Reflections – Mojave Desert (Pluto)

3 James Elkington – Wintres Woma (Paradise Of Bachelors)


4 Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. (Top Dawg)

5 Various Artists – Follow The Sun (Anthology)

6 Jeff Tweedy – Together At Last (dBpm)

7 Seabuckthorn – Turns (Lost Tribe Sound)

8 Thurston Moore – Rock’n’Roll Consciousness (Caroline)

9 Como Mamas – Move Upstairs (Daptone)

10 Peacers – Introducing The Crimsmen (Drag City)

11 Mac Rebennack – Good Times In New Orleans 1958-1962 (Soul Jam)

12 The Grateful Dead – Cornell 5/8/77 (Rhino)

13 Kamasi Washington – Truth (Young Turks)

14 Dennis Wilson – Bambu (The Caribou Sessions) (Sony Legacy)

15 Tanika Charles – Soul Run (Record Kicks)

16 Michael Mayer – DJ Kicks (!K7)

17 Charlemagne Palestine And Grumbling Fur Time Machine Orchestra – Omminggg And Schlomminggg (Important)

18 Various Artists – Psychic Migrations (Cinewax/Volcom Stone)

19 Prince – Deliverance (Rogue Music Alliance)

20 The War On Drugs – Thinking Of A Place (Atlantic)



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