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Now Playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Tunes, tracks and albums from The Aston Shuffle, Gesaffelstein, The Gloaming, Francis Harris and Trombone Shorty (pictured)

Fri, Feb 7, 2014, 09:14


Francis Harris “Minutes of Sleep” (Scissor & Thread)

Beautifully moody electronic blues on Francis Harris’ second album about memory, loss and grief.

Trombone Shorty “Backatown” (Verve Forecast)

The NOLA jazzer blowing up a storm with his band from this exhilarating 2010 album. As featured on season four of Treme.

The Gloaming “In Concert at National Concert Hall, Dublin” (RTE)

One of the shows of the year now available on the RTE Radio One player – second part this Sunday at 11pm. Listen to the concert here.

Gesaffelstein “Aleph” (Parlophone)

Deep bass-bothering noirtronica from Mike Levy on one of the finest albums of the last 12 months.

The Aston Shuffle “Tear It Down” (EMI)

Radio-friendly dance-pop thriller with a killer ear-worm chorus from the Australian duo’s second album