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#Now Playing – OTR’s top tunes

This week’s essential tunes on the OTR jukebox. Please feel free to add your own selections below. Melvin Bliss “Synthetic Substitution” (Contempo) Remembering the man behind one of the most sampled tunes in hip-hop history, who passed away this week. …

Fri, Jul 30, 2010, 09:18

   

This week’s essential tunes on the OTR jukebox. Please feel free to add your own selections below.

Melvin Bliss “Synthetic Substitution” (Contempo)

Remembering the man behind one of the most sampled tunes in hip-hop history, who passed away this week.

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Alina Orlova “Laukinus Suo Dingo” (Fargo)

Striking debut album from a Lithuanian diva in the making with a thrilling voice and some dark, intense, dramatic songs.

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Keep Shelly in Athens “Fokionos Negri Street” (Self release)

Mysterious Greek combo making dreamy Balearic pop with oodles of sandy atmospherics.

Peter Broderick “How They Are” (Bella Union)

Forthcoming release from the prolific composer is a beautifully crafted set of hushed, folky, minimal classical pieces. Listen to “Pulling the Rain”, “With A Key” and “Hello to Nils” from the album here.

Various “James Brown’s Original Funky Divas” (Polydor)

Fine collection of JB’s leading ladies including Lyn Collins, Vicki Anderson, Anna King and Marva Whitney

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