Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Now Playing – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ

Tunes for your listening pleasure from Earl Sweatshirt, I Am the Cosmos, Those Darlins, Julianna Barwick (pictured) and a bunch of jazz dons

Fri, Aug 23, 2013, 09:00


Those Darlins “Oh God” (Oh Wow Dang)

Nashville’s kick-ass wild country sirens get laidback in latest cut from forthcoming third album “Blur the Line”

Earl Sweatshirt “Doris” (Tan Cressida)

Odd Future’s onetime missing-in-Samoa man takes his turn in the limelight with an album of dense, intense rhymes.

I Am the Cosmos “Monochrome” (Elastic Witch)

Ross Turner and Cian Murphy’s snyth-pop and art-electronica hits all the right spots

Julianna Barwick “Nepenthe” (Dead Oceans)

Exquisite, beguiling, serene sonic movements created from simple swathes, wisps and patterns of vocals and synth

Various “Spiritual Jazz Volume 4” (Jazzman)

Deep sonic adventures from the jazz underground courtesy of Don Cherry, Lee Konitz, Sahib Shihab, Albert Ayler and many more.