The Second Uncut Playlist Of 2016

Hear/read about the best new and old music of the week, direct from Uncut

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I’m trying to get back into the rhythm of compiling these lists every week. Lots new to check out again here: can I particularly flag up Tim Hecker, The Dead Tongues – another player from that fruitful North Carolina scene (there are blood ties with Phil Cook’s band), King, the less-heralded new Iggy record (the one where he recites Walt Whitman over Alva Noto and Tarwater electronica) and the amazing Bitchin Bajas/Will Oldham hook-up? Hopefully I’ll have something to play from that soon.
Strong week for reissues too, with the Träd, Gräs Och Stenar box, Third Man’s Primeval Greek Village Music comp, and the Gimmer Nicholson discovery (originally slated to be the first album on Ardent) in particular. More as I find out…
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1. Jefferson Airplane – After Bathing At Baxter’s (RCA Victor)

2. King – We Are King (King Creative)


3. Cate Le Bon – Crab Day (Turnstile)

4. Thomas Cohen – Bloom Forever (Stolen)

5. The Third Eye Foundation – Semtex: 20th Anniversary Edition (Ici D’Ailleurs)


6. The Dead Tongues – Montana (Self-released)

7. Thee Oh Sees – Fortress (Castleface)

8. Träd, Gräs Och Stenar – Box Set (Anthology)

9. The Dead Tongues – Desert (Self-released)

10. Fraser & DeBolt – This Song Was Borne (Roaratorio)

11. Various Artists – Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music (Numero Group)

12. Tim Hecker – Love Streams (4AD)

13. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw ((Dead Oceans)

14. Glenn Jones – Fleeting (Thrill Jockey)

15. Heron Oblivion – Heron Oblivion (Sub Pop)

16. Gabriel Kahane – The Ambassador (StorySound)

17. White Denim – Stiff (Downtown)

18. Modern Studies – Ten White Horses (Soundcloud)

19. Judge Barry Hertzog – The Best Of Slag Van Blowdriver (4 Zero)

20. Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties (Drag City)

21. Rob Galbraith – Damn It All (Numero Group)

22. Fennesz – Mahler Remix (Touch)

23. Freddie Gibbs – Shadow Of A Doubt (ESGN)

24. William Tyler – Live at Third Man Records: 07/18/2014 (Third Man)

25. Anohni – Hopelessness (Rough Trade)

26. Iggy Pop/Tarwater/Alva Noto – Leaves Of Grass (Morr Music/

27. Various Artists – Why The Mountains Are Black: Primeval Greek Village Music: 1907-1960 (Third Man)

28. Gimmer Nicholson – Christopher Idylls (Light In The Attic)

29. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression (Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline International)


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