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Sweeping The Nation's 200 "Other" Tracks Of 2017: K-Z

22 days ago
As explained in the A-J post last time out, by "other" we mean anything not from one of our top 50 albums of the year. The second hundred of our far too large selection runs thus... Kagoule - Monsieur AutomatonKamikaze Girls - DeathcapKatiya Falcone... more info

Sweeping The Nation's 200 "Other" Tracks Of 2017: A-J

24 days ago
If you're a regular reader you'll know that by "other" tracks we mean those from albums that didn't make our top 50 of the year plus anything else that tickled the proverbial fancy. And yes, 200. Because we've been keeping a tally all... more info

Sweeping The Nation's Top 50 Albums Of 2017: 10-1

29 days ago
10 Jane Weaver - Modern KosmologyWeaver's ninth album is the one on which she hits full stride, a kind of retro-futurist analogue motorik that's as happy to drift as charge, hypnotic and uncomfortable in equal measure to sound like it's n... more info

Sweeping The Nation's Top 50 Albums Of 2017: 20-11

29 days ago
20 Laura Marling - Semper FeminaTouted as Marling's exploration of femininity, it necessarily lets some light in on her previous self-questioning and folky fingerpicking world, all still present but Atlantic-skipping in tone, garlanded with jazzy... more info

Sweeping The Nation's Top 50 Albums Of 2017: 30-21

30 days ago
30 Lost Horizons - OjaláThe return of Simon Raymonde, alongside Dif Juz's Richie Thomas, echoes not the Cocteaus as much as 4AD colleagues This Mortal Coil, a floating airiness of haunted, delicate beauty in texture, with effective cameos from T... more info

Sweeping The Nation's Top 50 Albums Of 2017: 40-31

30 days ago
40 Idles - BrutalismThe decade-long overnight success coalesced into the kind of distilled punk anger at specific targets and attitudes a lot of hyped bands try these days but very few get even near right, mostly because they don't have that char... more info

Sweeping The Nation's Top 50 Albums Of 2017: 50-41

31 days ago
50 Fazerdaze - MorningsideAlthough from the country's other island, the hazy DIY guitar-pop of Amelia Murray fits into the history of her label Flying Nun's 'Dunedin sound', loungingly etheral guitar washes giving way to forceful fu... more info

The ten: odd/forgotten music TV shows of Christmas past

33 days ago
You'll undoubtedly be using our mammoth Christmas TV guide by now, so why not add to that some historical perspective? For that we hand over to author Ben Baker: Christmas. What does it mean to you? Don’t answer that, obviously. This is a book... more info

Your Christmas and New Year music TV

36 days ago
We did this at length a couple of times back in the old days and nobody cared then, but if STN is renowned for one thing it's not knowing when it's not wanted so here's all the interesting music-related programming on telly and radio betw... more info

STN recommends... October 2017

81 days ago
Here we go again with the best stuff to have passed our way in this tenth month just gone. Yes, that says Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds there. Fight us. more info

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