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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock “The Brutal Here & Now” (Transduction) Thumping second album from the Dublin band sees them adding more layers to their winning rocktradonica. Bahamas “Barchords” (Brushfire) Canadian singer-songwriter and Feist accomplice Afie Jurvanen plays it …

Fri, Apr 20, 2012, 08:55

   

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock “The Brutal Here & Now” (Transduction)

Thumping second album from the Dublin band sees them adding more layers to their winning rocktradonica.

Bahamas “Barchords” (Brushfire)

Canadian singer-songwriter and Feist accomplice Afie Jurvanen plays it cool, breezy and tropical with his second album of laidback, melancholic pop.

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3:33 “Live from the Grove” (Parallel Thought)

Deep, dark and dastardly Shadow beats from the act or artists known as 3:33. One for the hip-hop heads in the audience.

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Haim “Forever” (Self release)

One of the most darling pop tunes of 2012 so far from the Los Angeles women who wowed all and sundry at SXSW.

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UV Pop “No Songs Tomorrow” (Sacred Bones)

Welcome reissue of John White’s 1982 debut album, one of the most exciting documents from that era’s post-punk Sheffield sound protaganists.