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Now playing – the tunes of the week at OTR HQ

Music from Delorentos, Beastie Boys, Sylvan Esso, Shatta Wale and Shabazz Palaces

Everything I Do Is Funky Like Lee Dorsey: Beastie Boys

Fri, May 9, 2014, 09:04


Delorentos “Unbroken, Untied” (Delo)

Acoustic versions from the Delorentos canon past and future, including four tasters from the soon-come fourth album

Shatta Wale “Everybody Like My Tin” (SM4LYF)

Ghana’s dancehall king kicks the truth to the suburban youth

Shabazz Palaces “They Came In Gold” (Sub Pop)

First taste of the forthcoming second album from the Seattle far side seers.

Sylvan Esso “Sylvian Esso” (Partisan)

Sweet, heady, lush songs for summer fun from Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafun’s Nick Sanborn. Album streaming here.

Beastie Boys “Ill Communication” (Capitol)

Remembering MCA two years on. You can’t, you don’t, you won’t stop