Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Tunes from Villagers, Neneh Cherry, Damon Albarn (pictured), Faul & Wad Ad Vs Pnau and Champs

Damon Albarn

Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 09:16


Villagers “Occupy Your Mind” (Domino)

Conor O’Brien and co’s alternative anthem for the Winter Olympics, as suited and booted by Simian Mobile Disco’s James Ford.

Neneh Cherry “Blank Project” (Smalltown Supersound)

Triumphant return to the frame by Cherry, aided and abetted by Four Tet, Rocketnumbernine and Robyn (hear their collaboration on “Out of the Black” below).

Damon Albarn “Everyday Robots” (Parlophone)

Eerie, woozy, title track from the Blur and Gorillaz polymath’s forthcoming debut solo album.

Faul & Wad Ad Vs Pnau “Changes” (Relentless)

Monster hit in the making as French production duo Faul & Wad Ad turn Pnau’s “Baby” into a jazzy, soulful floorfiller

Champs “Down Like Gold” (Play It Again Sam)

Delightful songs and superb sounds on Isle of Wight brothers Michael and David Champion’s debut album (“Savannah” below)

Sign In

Forgot Password?

Sign Up

The name that will appear beside your comments.

Have an account? Sign In

Forgot Password?

Please enter your email address so we can send you a link to reset your password.

Sign In or Sign Up

Thank you

You should receive instructions for resetting your password. When you have reset your password, you can Sign In.

Hello, .

Please choose a screen name. This name will appear beside any comments you post. Your screen name should follow the standards set out in our community standards.

Thank you for registering. Please check your email for the activation code.

We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 10 days from the date of publication.