This week: Chris and Graham rattle through some of their personal listening highlights from the year so far, including Drake, Wild Beasts, John Carpenter, Panda Bear, and Bob Dylan’s album of Sinatra covers. Continue reading
This week: Beyoncé takes a giant artistic leap forward and Chris is smitten, Graham’s repping of Mulatu Astatke’s Mulatu of Ethiopia leads to wider discussion of ‘African’ music, and we flick through a few of the past month’s more notable releases, including Actress, Warpaint, Bruce Springsteen and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.
This week: the first of an epically-hyphenated two-part year-end best-of round-up sees Chris counting down his ten favourite albums of the year, with contributions along the way from past show guests Ali Braidwood, Ian Gregson, Anna Casey and Ross Watson. Part two (on movies and stuff) to follow later in the week.