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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Thrillers from Chris Malinchak, Bonobo, Bombino, Autre Ne Veut and The Shangri-Las

Leaders of the pack: The Shangri-Las

Fri, Mar 29, 2013, 09:00


Chris Malinchak “So Good To Me” (French Express)

Superb potential summer anthem from the New York house producer

Bonobo “The North Borders” (Ninja Tune)

A thrilling big leap forward from Simon Green on his fifth outing as Bonobo. “Cirrus” from the album below.

Bombino “Nomad” (Nonesuch)

Striking new school blues from the Tuareg performer with studio aid and assistance from The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach.

Autre Ne Veut “Anxiety” (Mexican Summer)

Glorious new-school r’n’b and melodramatic pop from Arthur Ashin.

The Shangri-Las “Leader of the Pack” (Mercury)

As prompted by Good Vibrations, the film about the indefatigable Terri Hooley and his record shop and label.