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The Playlist 27: Some recent listening

This is a playlist from a couple of months ago, reflecting special early year efforts made with Burt Bacharach songs, Nina Simone (and Weill’s Dreigroschenoper), Stevie Wonder and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Listen on Spotify 234. Dionne Warwick – ‘(In the) Land of … Continue reading

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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: 2

Overview | Part 1 | Part 3 | Mentions | Longlist | Spotify link Deerhoof – Breakup Song Deerhoof albums inhabit a very particular niche – their unpredictable, rhythmic tracks are always sidestepping between musical ideas, sounding more like caricatures of popular songs than songs per se. Their twelfth … Continue reading

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