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Lots I can share now, anyhow. Significant new entries this week: another Thundercat track, albeit without Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald; Steve Gunn covering The Smiths; Aldous Harding; Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever; another El Michels take on the Wu Tang Clan; Prince on Spotify; and a live track from the expanded Either/Or, which I got to grips with in the new Uncut, out now: full details here.

The Sun Kil Moon album I would describe as a challenging listen, by the way…


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1 Oumou Sangare – Mogoya (No Format

2 Zeitkratzer – Performs Tracks From The Albums Kraftwerk and Kraftwerk 2 (Zeitkratzer Productions)

3 Thundercat – Drunk (Brainfeeder)


4 Wooden Wand – Clipper Ship (Three Lobed Recordings)

5 Endless Boogie – Vibe Killer (No Quarter)

6 Feral Ohms – Feral Ohms (Silver Current)

7 Steve Gunn – This Night Has Opened My Eyes/The Hand That Rocks The Cradle (

8 The Cairo Gang – Untouchable (God?/Drag City)

9 The Magpie Salute – Comin’ Home

10 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – The French Press (Sub Pop)

11 The Necks – Unfold (Ideologic Organ)

12 El Michels Affair – Return To The 37th Chamber (Big Crown)

13 Various Artists – Keb Darge & Cut Chemist Present The Dark Side: 30 ‘60s Garage Punk & Psyche Monsters (BBE)

14 Various Artists – Running The Voodoo Down (Festival)

15 Bill Evans Trio – On A Monday Evening (Concord)

16 Animal Collective – The Painters EP (Domino)

17 Joan Shelley – Joan Shelley (No Quarter)

18 Sun Kil Moon – Common As Light And Love Are Red Valleys Of Blood (Rough Trade)

19 Aldous Harding – Horizon (4AD)

20 Elliott Smith – Pictures Of Me (Live) (Kill Rock Stars)

21 Blonde Redhead – 3 O’Clock (Asa Wa Kuru)

22 Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society – Simultonality (tak:til/Glitterbeat/Eremite)

23 Future – Future (Epic Records/A1/Freebandz)

24 Prince – Around The World In A Day (Warner Bros)





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