We start the new year with the best 20 songs from the past month on our podcast.

Jens Lekman releases his fourth album Life Will See You Now soon and we kick off with with “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”

The New Pornographers return with “High Ticket Attractions” whilst The Shins tease “Name For You” from the upcoming Heartworms LP.

British Sea Power give us the fantastic “Bad Bohemian” and Arcade Fire collaborate with Mavis Staples on the one-off track “I Give You Power”.

Los Campesinos! put out their second single from their Sick Scenes album and we have the brilliant “Same Place” by Peaness and “Short Elevated Period” from Wire.

PINS have Iggy Pop featuring on a new track “Aggrophobe” plus there’s the latest from The xx and the Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble.

Also on the podcast there’s Dirty Projectors, Keel Her, Stanley Brinks & The Old Time Kaniks, Desperate Journalist, Gnoomes, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, of Montreal, Father John Misty and Ed Dowie.

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