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Our Week In Spotify Bangers No. 1
The Quietus , October 26th, 2012 11:17

A new feature! A weekly Friday Spotify playlist of tracks we've covered on the Quietus over the past seven days

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Over a cup of tea and a Turkish wagon wheel from one of Seven Sisters' finest retailers, the Quietus staff decided that, as well as the thousands of words of copy every week, we ought to give you some more music to listen to. As well as all the streams you'll find in our news stories, we're going to do a Friday Spotify playlist related to the music we've been covering over the past week... so here goes.

Jimmy Scott – 'Sycamore Trees'

This Jimmy Scott track is taken from the soundtrack to David Lynch's Twin Peaks – Fire Walk With Me, reappraised in our film section here.

The Soft Moon – 'Breathe'

...as we're streaming their new album Zeros here.

Depeche Mode – 'Behind The Wheel'

Exciting new about Depeche Mode's forthcoming new album and tour here, and an Anniversary feature on Music For The Masses here.

Kylie Minogue – 'Slow'

We've been chasing a Kylie interview since we started the Quietus... but it was worth the wait. A brilliant read from Simon Price, including how Nick Cave inspired her, and what she thought of his mucky Bunny Munroe.

Liars – 'Brats'

John Calvert's Calvert Report muses on a brilliant gig from our American trio at the Scala, London.

Public Enemy – 'Public Enemy No.1'

We asked Chuck D from PE for a Baker's Dozen, but he wasn't having anything of it... and made sure he told Stevie Chick why.

My Disco – 'Wrapped Coast'

We put them on at the Lexington on Tuesday and they melted Supersonic Festival last weekend. Seriously, they're one of the best live bands going... and if you're not on the jamwagon yet you're missing out. They began their set by playing the Factory Floor remix of this track, and improvising over it before the whole Joey Beltram-channelling-Loop blaster kicked in.

DJ Shadow – 'Def Surrounds Us'

DJ Shadow gave us a first person rundown of notable moments from his career.

Emptyset – 'Armature'

If it's on Raster-Noton, it's going to be fierce... Rory Gibb writes that Emptyset were one of the highlights of this year's Unsound Festival.

Hexvessel – 'Woods To Conjure'

Finland-based Hexvessel featured in our Escape Velocity new music section, where they discussed magick, ritual and new forms of experimentalism with Joseph Burnett.

Bat For Lashes – 'Laura'

Matthew Lindsay had many words of praise for Natasha Khan's new LP, The Haunted Man.

Can – 'Waiting For The Streetcar'

The vinyl release of Can's Lost Tapes is confirmed... John is going to sell his son to buy the full set. More info here.

Gnod / White Hills – 'Drop Out'

Gnod played two mighty gigs last weekend, one in London with Goat and Teeth Of The Sea, the other at Supersonic. The sole acceptable crusties in music grind onwards...

jjfiction
Oct 27, 2012 10:45am

great idea - thanks for this

off to see emptyset support raime next week, with public enemy this sunday...

the jimmy scott track is great, and the album it's from on spotify features '...motherless child' which martin gore of depeche mode covered on his almost entirely forgotten solo album back in the day - one of the most haunting pieces of music i had ever heard back then ...nice to find random associations in lists like this...

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SoMuch2Answer4
Oct 27, 2012 2:07pm

How great are you? I often think The Quietus was invented just for me - keep it coming.

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Reggie P
Oct 27, 2012 11:50pm

Great selection, people. You've moved north of the river?

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John Doran
Oct 28, 2012 7:30am

In reply to Reggie P:

We've always been North of the river. Unlike some I don't have anything against South London and have spent a lot of time in Brixton and Lewisham but we've never been based there, only Paddington, Brick Lane, Stoke Newington, Hackney Wick and Seven Sisters.

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Reggie P
Oct 28, 2012 5:14pm

In reply to John Doran:

For some reason I thought you were south (could care less by the way)....don't fancy a rose macaroon on the Bellenden Renewel?! Can't see it myself ;) x

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Karl Smith
Oct 28, 2012 10:32pm

In reply to Reggie P:

Some of us like rose macaroons...

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