Jim Carroll

Music, Life and everything else

Now Playing – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ

Five great music selections from the last seven days

Fri, Feb 15, 2013, 09:00


Girls Names “The New Life” (Tough Love)

Compelling, majestic second album from the Belfast-based band as they try out some more new sounds for size. Playing Dublin’s Grand Social on February 21.

Rhye “Woman” (Polydor)

Mesmerising slow-motion pop from the transatlantic duo recasting Sade’s torch songs as 21st century space dubs.

Savages “Husbands” (Pop Noire)

The band of last weekend at Other Voices in Derry.

J Dilla “The Anthem” (PayDay)

First track from Dilla’s long-lost vocal album “The Diary”

Professor Longhair “Big Chief” (Watch)

For the Mardi Gras week that was in it.