Jim Carroll

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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

The soundtrack to the last seven days and nights from Majical Cloudz, Nile Rodgers, Electric Guest, John Newman and Beyonce

Electric Guest check their heads

Fri, May 17, 2013, 09:00


Majical Cloudz “Impersonator” (Matador)

Beautiful, striking electronic soul torch songs on an Arthur Russell tip from Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto.

Nile Rodgers “Adventures In the Land of the Good Groove” (Mirage)

Daft Punk collaborator and Chic dude’s debut solo album from 1983 is an fascinating odyssey into pop, disco and r’n’b.

Electric Guest “This Head I Hold” (Warner Bros)

Radio-friendly, Danger Mouse-produced mega-tune from band’s debut album “Mondo”

John Newman “Love Me Again” (Island)

Sunny summer vibes and big ol’ pop hooks from the Rudimental collaborator.

Beyonce “Naughty Girl” (Columbia)

A momento from Queen B’s superslick brace of Dublin shows last weekend.