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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 OPENING TRACKS TO AN ALBUM

A very good morning. I know we seem to say this every other week, but this week’s #TopTenSunday really has been the most difficult one to whittle down so far. We’re looking at the best opening tracks to an album, encompassing the quality of the track in context to the quality of the album, so… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 OPENING TRACKS TO AN ALBUM

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 RADIOHEAD SONGS

You’ve had just over a week to get your ears wrapped around Thom Yorke’s new solo record, which he dropped via BitTorrent at the back end of last month. So, while you’re no doubt trying to find your way out of the tranquil but grating, and textured but airy digitised musings of Mr. Yorke, we’re… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 RADIOHEAD SONGS

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – OUR ALTERNATIVE MERCURY PRIZE 2014 SHORTLIST

After last week’s in-service day on the #TopTenSunday front, we stay on the subject of the 2014 Mercury Prize. Now don’t get us wrong, the shortlist that was announced earlier this month is naturally very good, showcasing the best of British music’s many limbs, with FKA twigs, Royal Blood and Mr. Albarn the early front… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – OUR ALTERNATIVE MERCURY PRIZE 2014 SHORTLIST

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – RANKING THE LAST 10 MERCURY PRIZE WINNING ALBUMS

It’s that time of year again – the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014 shortlist has been announced. As always, it’s a stellar lineup, showcasing the crème de la crème of British music, with the likes of Royal Blood, FKA Twigs and Damon Albarn (yes, he is nominated and is “very happy” to be so) expected to… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – RANKING THE LAST 10 MERCURY PRIZE WINNING ALBUMS

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS STILL TO COME IN 2014

We’re 2/3 of the year down, and we’ve already seen some corking LPs drop in 2014. Fear not, though, there’s still some absolutely mouthwatering records still to be released before Santa comes. #TopTenSunday looks at the records were most excited about wrapping our ears around before the year’s out, and a couple of them even… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS STILL TO COME IN 2014

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 KEVIN PARKER TRACKS

As August draws to a close, #TopTenSunday looks at one particular genius. Kevin Parker is the prototypical psychedelic rock virtuoso, best known for his work as the brains behind Tame Impala, but his work with the likes of Pond, Melody Prochet and various other psych projects contributes to an exquisite and compelling back catalogue. This week, we… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 KEVIN PARKER TRACKS

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TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1994

After the Speedy Ortiz show last week, we felt like we’d been teleported back to 1994 – a year where the word ‘alternative’ lost all definition. That night, Sadie Dupuis channelled her Pavement-indebted musings after Happyness and High Tide 15:47 had brought their own 90s influenced blueprints to The Cluny, and directly inspired this week’s #TopTenSunday.… Continue reading TOP TEN SUNDAY – TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1994