- Album of the Week.
- Our Monthly Round-up. Upgraded. Totally pro.
- 10% off a bunch of stuff from July.
- Pre-order: Goatman (person from Goat). Pink & Black swirl LP on Rocket.
- Also: Aphex.
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- What is the difference between Miles Kane and a useless old bin bag? Nothing.
- The Wolfhounds did Peel Sessions in the ‘80s.
- Help! Someone turned The Vryll Society into bouncy balls!
- Tirzah is the new lo-fi R&B anti-hero according to… um… us.
- Let’s see if emerging artist Kanye West is any good.
- Giant Sand don’t just reissue their debut. They re-do it.
- Still Corners are Brits making pseudo-Americana.
- Colin Stetson. Hey wait, we really like him.
- Fanatism present their new ‘psychster’.
- The Coral get together for a ‘who can look most like a lion’ competition.
- Kathryn Joseph makes music that sounds like Bjork emerging from a loch.
- Hilang Child are ready to collect their Latitude matinee.
- Mattson 2 play ‘A Love Supreme’. Just because they can.
- Capitol K
- I give this Drug Cult album 4 retweets and 20 likes out of 10.
- Futuropaco. It’s the record Ian is calling “good”.
- The Amp reissue their one and only albums. No big Deal. (Ok, ok. It doesn’t really work.)
- Teenage Fanclub. Aw, look at their little cheeky chops.
- Wondering how to get into The Fall without being scared? Try their A sides collection.
- Napoleon Dynamite. It’s a movie.
- Green River
- Lady with big floppy ears and man with droopy mouth The Moldy Peaches.
- Fotheringay. Name a more ridiculous album sleeve. Go on.
- Sunn O)))... and another!
- Editors. Loads of their catalogue re-pressed for music fans everywhere.
- Salvia Palth’s turgid masterpiece is repressed.
- David Axelrod is an experienced man with experienced songs.
- Me and My Kites. Hippies. Reissued.
- Morphology. Nothing to do with Tony Hart.
- Bert Jansch got all the way to LA then turned around.
- Steve Marriott gives us a treasure trove of rarities perfect for a Sunday Afternoon etc (No!).
- Cheap: Deutsche Grammophon: Loads of CDs by Max Richter and Johann Johannsson now £6.99.
- Cheap(er): Sub Pop: A bunch of Sub Pop titles including ‘Loser’ editions at lower prices.
- LATEST REDUCTIONS from July 2018.
- Cheap Portishead titles back in. Portishead and Third both almost offensively cheap.
Clint’s Electronic Round-Up
Discotheque music. That’s my bag. With the techno cat away, come with me to the dark underground world of that music with the beats on.
- Unreleased posthumous recordings from Brazilian wonderkid Rex Illusivii.
- Maribou State hook up with Khruangbin for a club friendly mish mash with vocal earworm.
- Charlemagne Palestine’s spelling is infuriating. This is the first of two records this week he did when visiting the Moog Labs.
- More crazily titled Moog Lab stuff from Charlemagne Palestine.
- Audio odyssey at Moog Lab from Cabaret Voltaire/David Attenborough collaborator Chris Watson.
- Jimi Tenor/Tony Allen. Finnish journeyman and Fela Kuti drummer playing on special ‘drum trigger unit’.
- Synthwave, metallic acid tracks and weird legs from Broken English Club.
- Nathan Micay. You know Nathan, he’s the Bwana guy, now under his own name on Whities.
- EchoDroides or Ian Ormondroyd?
- Conforce pres. Silent Harbour. Elegant minimal techno. I mean what else do you expect from echocord?
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The scar had not pained Harry for nineteen years. All was well.
Words: Clint, Robin.
Work: Jamie, Robin, Benn, Daoud, Nathon, and Progboy.
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