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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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The Playlist, pt. 25

Listen on Spotify 194. Field Music – ‘Start the Day Right’ The Sunderland brothers’ fifth album, Plumb, seems to wake up with the opening gentle strings and percussion. As much as they evoke the first waking moments of a day, … Continue reading

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