Lone Taxidermist – Trifle
Debut album from the extraordinarily voiced Natalie Sharp, whose personality pervades this strange mix of electronica erotica, bodily boldness, cake-sitting, sex and oodles of cream.
Lone Taxidermist - Knicker Elastic
David Rawlings – Poor David's Almanack
Nice blend of acoustic and electric work from Rawlings featuring his frequent collaborator Gillian Welch.
David Rawlings - Cumberland Gap
Downtown Boys – Cost Of Living
Third album from The Boys sees a shift to a subtler melodic accompaniment colouring their impassioned socially-conscious anthems with warm, bright tones. If you like Public Enemy and Rage Againjst The Machine this may well be for you.
Downtown Boys - A Wall
OMD - The Punishment Of Luxury
For those who wished that OMD's descent into Nordic knitwear had never happened this album will be a breath of fresh air as the duo return to their roots with synth driven melodies that wouldn't sound out of place on a Kraftwerk album.
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – The Punishment of Luxury
Mogwai – Every Country's Sun
Mogwai's sound in recent years has oscillated between their familiar post rock sound and electronica but with the help of stellar producer Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips/Mercury Rev) the band offer a warmer dare I say pop sound on this, their ninth studio album.
Mogwai – Party In The Dark
LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
Let's Hope they spent more time on the music than they did on the artwork to their fourth album which emerges weeks after James Murphy suggested that the reason for their break-up was to sell tickets for their Madison Square Garden gig in 2011.
LCD Soundsystem - tonite
This week's selection is by Michael Moloney, aka llamalpaca from the vinyl-only record and design store, Chameleon, with additions by The Landlord.
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