The 27th Uncut Playlist Of 2012

A lot of amazing reissues in the mix this week: alongside that big Laurie Spiegel I mentioned last week, there are fine records from Don Cherry, Nick Cave, ZZ Top and of course GZA, whose extraordinary solo debut now appears to be coming complete with a chess set.

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A lot of amazing reissues in the mix this week: alongside that big Laurie Spiegel I mentioned last week, there are fine records from Don Cherry, Nick Cave, ZZ Top and of course GZA, whose extraordinary solo debut now appears to be coming complete with a chess set.

One other newcomer I should point out: against expectations, the Blues Explosion comeback is superb. Let me know what you’ve been listening to when you have a moment, anyhow, and don’t forget that our new issue (www.uncut.co.uk) is out now, with a big new Neil Young & Crazy Horse and plenty of other excellent stuff (not perhaps the biggest of sells, but I’ve written a lot about Sun Kil Moon in there and spoken with a very droll Mark Kozelek.

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1 Genius/GZA – Liquid Swords (Get On Down)

2 The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat & Bone (Shove!/Bronze Rat)

3 Evan Caminiti – Dreamless Sleep (Thrill Jockey)

4 Dinosaur Jr – I Bet On Sky (PIAS)

5 Joss Stone – The Soul Sessions Vol 2 (S-Curve)

6 Don Cherry – Organic Music Society (Caprice)

7 Genius/GZA – Liquid Swords: The Instrumentals (Get On Down)

8 Blur – Under The Westway/The Puritan (Parlophone)

9 Dead Can Dance – Anastasis (PIAS)

10 Laurie Spiegel – The Expanding Universe (Unseen Worlds)

11 Duane Pitre – Feel Free (Important)

12 Ben Chasny/Gala Drop – Broda (Gala Drop)

13 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre Of Orpheus (Mute)

14 Guardian Alien – See The World Given To A One Love Entity (Thrill Jockey)

15 Calexico – Algiers (City Slang)

16 ZZ Top – Tres Hombres (Warner Bros)

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