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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Tunes for your ears from The War On Drugs, Family of the Year, SecondCity, Badly Drawn Boy and Fatima Al Qadiri

Fatima Al Qadiri

Fri, Apr 25, 2014, 09:14

   

Family of the Year “Loma Vista” (Nettwerk)

New album jam-packed with winning harmonies and melodies from the Los Angeles band

The War On Drugs “Lost In the Dream” (Secretly Canadian)

Widescreen big music with heart, soul and idiosyncratic kinks from Adam Granduciel and his Philly buccaneers.

Badly Drawn Boy “The Shining” (XL)

The sound of 2000 from Damon Gough’s debut album “The House of Bewilderbeast”

SecondCity “I Wanna Feel” (Ministry of Sound)

Superb housework from the Chicago born, London based producer aided by the sampled Toni Braxton vocal hook from “You’re Making Me High”

Fatima Al Qadiri “Asiatisch” (Hyperdub)

Debut album from the Kuwaiti electronic producer looks east to the imagined China prevalent in western culture