Jim Carroll

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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Cat Power “Sun” (Matador) Chan Marshall’s ninth album is a joyous, sunny, occasionally melancholic feast of fine, strong, infectious songs. The xx “Coexist” (XL) Beautifully sparse, minimal symphonies, delicate ballads and nocturnal moods on the Londoners’ second album AlunaGeorge “Your …

Fri, Aug 24, 2012, 08:58

   

Cat Power “Sun” (Matador)

Chan Marshall’s ninth album is a joyous, sunny, occasionally melancholic feast of fine, strong, infectious songs.

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The xx “Coexist” (XL)

Beautifully sparse, minimal symphonies, delicate ballads and nocturnal moods on the Londoners’ second album

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AlunaGeorge “Your Drums, Your Love” (Island)

More adventures in new-school sonic subtleties from Aluna Francis and George Reid. Debut album due 2013.

Lower “Escape” (Escho)

A fascinating, compelling and menacing rush of blood to the head provided by another act from Copenhagen’s fertile punk scene.

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The Roots “Undun” (Def Jam)

Current album from Questlove and his band soundtracking our preperations for The Daily Ticket at the Electric Picnic next week.

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