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The Playlist 26: Best of 2012

A bit belatedly, I added some of my favourite tracks from 2012 to the playlist. Possible top 5: Dirty Projectors, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Frank Ocean, Anna Meredith and Grizzly Bear. Listen on Spotify 201. Sleigh Bells – ‘Comeback Kid’ … Continue reading

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Top albums of 2012: These ones are pretty good too

Overview | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Longlist Albums, albums, albums. Not a vintage year, but I liked these ones almost as much as the main 12. Daniel Rossen’s EP was a great prequel to the full Grizzly Bear album, while Aimee Mann produced her best … Continue reading

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Pitchfork Festival Paris: Purity Ring, Liars, Grizzly Bear

I made it to a day of Pitchfork Festival Paris last weekend. P4k is an oddly shaped festival – its two stages face each other from opposite ends of the same room, the long Grand Halle de la Villette. As one … Continue reading

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DM Stith – Apollo, Manchester – 19 May 2011

It was the bill topping Sufjan Stevens whose technicolour set owned the night, but support act DM Stith’s modest sound world made inroads too. The son of a musical family in New York, Stith can be most basically (and not … Continue reading

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