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Now Playing – the sounds of the OTR massive this week

Blue On Blue “We Never Sleep” (Tip Top) Beautifully intricate, spooky pop with an infectious hook from London-based duo Dee Sada and Billy Steiger’s new EP. Nina Simone “Vous Etes Seuls Mais Je Desire Etre Avec Vous” (Sunnyside) A reminder …

Fri, Nov 4, 2011, 09:01

   

Blue On Blue “We Never Sleep” (Tip Top)

Beautifully intricate, spooky pop with an infectious hook from London-based duo Dee Sada and Billy Steiger’s new EP.

Nina Simone “Vous Etes Seuls Mais Je Desire Etre Avec Vous” (Sunnyside)

A reminder that Nina Simone sometimes came up trumps even in later years. From 1981 album “Fodder On My Wings”.

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Land Lovers “Confidants” (Popical Island)

One of the best Irish releases of ’11 and a must-hear for fans of smart, erudite, lyrically-sussed wordy pop.

Mark Ronson “A La Modeliste” (GreenLight)

Erykah Badu, Mos Def and The Dap Kings join Ronson for a jazzy romp from the forthcoming “Re:Generation” documentary.

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Bonnie Prince Billy “Wolfroy Goes To Town” (Domino)

Will Oldham’s 21st solo album is a powerful tour-de-force, full of great songs about God, love, loss and despair.

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