Jim Carroll

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Now Playing – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ

Five great music selections from the last seven days

Fri, Mar 1, 2013, 09:03

   

Duke Dumont/A*M*E “Need U (100%)” (Blasé Boys Club)

Anthem alert: producer Dumont and vocalist A*M*E make merry with a chunky bass boom and classic Ninties’ house trimmings.

Johnny Marr “The Messenger” (Warner Bros)

Look, he doesn’t need Moz, right? Marr’s long-come solo debut album hits all the right spots with superb guitarmospherics.

Various “Acid – Mysterons Invade the Jackin’ Zone” (Soul Jazz)

Heavyweight compilation of futuristic Chicago acid from Larry Heard, DJ Pierre, Marshall Jefferson, Phuture (“Slam” below) and many more.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPpshHKVZf8

Mano Le Tough “Changing Days” (Permanent Vacation)

Debut album from Greystones’ producer Niall Mannion is a sleek, soulful, warm-hearted, fascinating affair.

Blur “Tender” (Food)

Hands up who wants to see Blur play this one live in 2013?

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