The fifth MOJO playlist of 2018

Start the week with the best new music, courtesy of the MOJO team

The fifth MOJO playlist of 2018
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As work intensifies on the next issue of MOJO, here are the records that have kept us moving these past few days. Special personal attention: the Sarah Louise and Marisa Anderson records from the whole American Primitive/eldritch folk axis; and Janelle Monáe and Natalie Prass’ comebacks. All thoughts/recommendations etc please get in touch:

1 Thurston Moore – Mx Liberty (Blank Editions)

2 ZZ Hill – The Complete Kent Recordings 1964-1968 (Kent)

3 Wilma Archer – Scarecrow (Weird World)

4 Sarah Louise – Deeper Woods (Thrill Jockey)

5 The Nightcrawlers – The Biophonic Boombox Recordings (Anthology)

6 Various Artists – We Out Here (Brownswood)

7 Julian Cope – Jehovakill (UMC)

8 Marisa Anderson – Cloud Corner (Thrill Jockey)

9 Palmbomen II – Memories Of Cindy (Beats In Space)

10 Gwenifer Raymond – A Deep Sea Diver Blues (Tompkins Square)

11 Yo La Tengo – There’s A Riot Going On (Matador)

12 Egyptology – Sur Les Autres Mondes (Hands In The Dark)

13 Sons Of Kemet – Your Queen Is a Reptile (Impulse!)

14 Wooden Shjips – V (Thrill Jockey)

15 Cocteau Twins – Treasure (4AD)

16 Third Eye Foundation – Wake The Dead (Ici D’Ailleurs)

17 Eleanor Friedberger – Rebound (French Kiss)

18 Modern Studies – Welcome Strangers (Fire)

19 Yonatan Gat – Universalists (Tak:til/Glitterbeat)

20 Janelle Monáe - Make Me Feel/Django Jane (Atlantic)

21 Duck Baker – Les Blues Du Richmond: Demos And Outtakes 1973-1979 (Tompkins Square)

22 Kacy & Clayton – The Siren’s Song (New West)

23 The Other Years – September EP (Bandcamp)

24 Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk/Marathon Artists)

25 Keith Jarrett/Gary Peacock/Jack DeJohnette – After The Fall (ECM)

26 Natalie Prass – Short Court Style (ATO)

Natalie Prass picture: Tonje Thilesen