Jim Carroll

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Now Playing: the sounds of the week at OTR HQ

Alexander Hawkins Ensemble “All There, Never Out” (Babel) Inventive jazz from the Oxford pianist and his band. Children of the Night “Kids From Queens” (Мishka) New York crew’s throwback rhymes to remind you of halycon old-school days. Monophona “The Spy” …

Fri, Jan 18, 2013, 09:30

   

Alexander Hawkins Ensemble “All There, Never Out” (Babel)

Inventive jazz from the Oxford pianist and his band.

Children of the Night “Kids From Queens” (Мishka)

New York crew’s throwback rhymes to remind you of halycon old-school days.

Monophona “The Spy” (Self release)

Debut album from Luxembourg trio is full of melodic, atmospheric pop and beats.

Dan Penn “The Fame Recordings” (Ace)

Two dozen magnificent nuggets from Penn’s mid-Sixties’ run at Fame studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

Various “The Gospel According to Budgie II” (BDG)

Rare funky soulful gospel cuts as curated by Piff Gang, Livin’ Proof and Honest Jons’ dude Budgie. Listen to it here.

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