Amateurism

Goat - Let It Bleed

Roo Walton, VibesLeo WaltonComment

Widely regarded as one of the most interesting and accomplished LP's of 2012, Goat's 'World Music' won over critics and fans alike. With clear influences coming from the 70's Afro-Beat sounds of Kenya, Ghana and Ethiopia, it was with some surprise when we first heard they were from Sweden - but with further listening the quirky Scando vibes shine through and make it even better.

As Pitchfork perfectly described them: "They intercept signals from Led Zeppelin and Funkadelic, Jefferson Starship and Fela Kuti, the Congos and the Rolling Stones, bending them into a resiliently consistent album."

This one - Let It Bleed - is still on heavy rotation: