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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: 3

Overview | Part 1 | Part 2 | Mentions | Longlist | Spotify link Grizzly Bear – Shields 2009 was a watershed year for a whole group of Brooklyn bands, but it’s the four members of Grizzly Bear who seem to have grown most as a collective since … Continue reading

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Pitchfork People’s List

I know, I know. My contribution into the “readers’ favourite albums of the P4k age” poll isn’t worthy of its own blog entry. But something had to break the 3 1/2 month writing silence. I used to like making these … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 12

Listen on: Spotify / we7* 71. Dirty Projectors – ‘Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie’ A happy new year to you all – and what an appropriate lyrical point at which to pick up The Playlist (“gimme some more / don’t ask what … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 20-11

20. Dirty Projectors + Björk – Mount Wittenberg Orca It’s probably because of their innovative use of vocal techniques that Dirty Projectors can count Björk among their fans, and her interest led to the composition of this collaborative song cycle. … Continue reading

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Dirty Projectors – Barbican, London – 25 June 2010

Ten great gigs from 2010: #2 On the basis of last year’s breakthrough album, Dave Longstreth’s brainchild Dirty Projectors have become known for their left of centre approach to indie guitar music. Bitte Orca draws on an array of genres … Continue reading

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