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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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Albums of 2011

These are my 12 favourite albums released since January. Click a row for details. Worthy of an honourable mention are the four releases which – despite their absence – were among my 12 most listened this year. They were the … Continue reading

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Albums of 2011: Colin Stetson, The Last Hurrah!!, St. Vincent, tUnE-yArDs

overview | one | two | three | longlist Colin Stetson – New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges A prominent contributor to the likes of Arcade Fire, Tom Waits and LCD Soundsystem, Colin Stetson’s solo work – on NHW2, a … Continue reading

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The Playlist: Best of 2011

I’ve finally started writing up the Albums of 2011 list, which should be online soon. In the meantime, here’s a playlist of some of the year’s best album tracks. Listen on Spotify Daedelus ft. Inara George – ‘Penny Loafers’ / … Continue reading

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The Playlist: On holiday

Listen on: Spotify / we7* The first blog of the month at this late stage? Poor form, me. Too much time eating scones, not enough time writing about them (something like that). It’s holiday time now, but here are a … Continue reading

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