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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Bobby Womack “The Bravest Man In the Universe” (XL) Raw, gritty, evocative tunes on the soulman’s new Richard Russell and Damon Albarn-assisted album, his first in 18 years. Julio Bashmore “Au Seve” (Broadway) The Bristol producer launches his own label …

Fri, Jun 1, 2012, 08:36

   

Bobby Womack “The Bravest Man In the Universe” (XL)

Raw, gritty, evocative tunes on the soulman’s new Richard Russell and Damon Albarn-assisted album, his first in 18 years.

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Julio Bashmore “Au Seve” (Broadway)

The Bristol producer launches his own label with a majestic house humdinger.

First Aid Kit “The Lion’s Roar” (Wichita)

Extraordinary harmonies and beautiful charm on the second album from the Soderberg sisters. Playing Dublin’s Vicar Street on November 25.

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Shit Robot “Space Race” (DFA)

Neat slice of sci-fi shizzle from Marcus Lambkin as he gets into the post-“From the Cradle to the Rave” groove.

Kitty Pryde “Okay Cupid” (White)

Sweet, coy and hip (that would be the Frank Ocean reference) tune from the Daytona Beach teen

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