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Dan Deacon – Bromst (Carpark Records)

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Dan Deacon
Bromst
Carpark Records

Bromst is the latest outing from prolific electro-acoustic New Yorker Dan Deacon. It’s a collection of hazy quirkpop outings that dance along slowly seeping in through the back door of your mind, like a cross between Kevin Shields and James Yuill. Bizarrely most of the album was debuted live by an ensemble Deacon collected together at the Masonic Temple in New York.
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Albums Of 2008: A Rock-A-Rolla list

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As 2008 slips out of view invariably we are asked to compile numerous, ‘Best Of’ lists. The following is the top 30 non reissue, non cover albums of 2008 with my Rock-A-Rolla magazine head on. Arguements on a postcode please!

1 Grails: ‘Doomsdayers Holiday’

2 Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan: ‘Sunday At Devil Dirt’

3 Johnny Foreigner: ‘Waited Up Until It Was Light’

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