The playlist – the sounds of the week at OTR HQ
Featuring Sly Stone, All Tvvins, WIFE, Ekkah, Charlotte Day Wilson, Funkadelic, John Roberts and many more
Sly & The Family Stone “It’s A Family Affair” (CBS)
The funk, take one.
WIFE “Glass Interruption” (Profound Lore)
Longstanding OTR fave James Kelly makes a serious clatter with this cut from the forthcoming “Standard Nature” EP inspired by the Corkman’s time living in the Costa Rican rainforest working as an environmental researcher.
Arthur Wimble “Boy” (TEEF)
Melancholic slo-mo sadcore soul from the Brisbane singer and producer. Music for another rainy, overcast August day.
Ekkah “Space Between Us” (Sony Music)
The mighty Dam Funk jumps into the studio with Rebecca Wilson and Rebekah Pennington and the result is some sweet, warm, downfunk swagger.
Mark Barrott “Sketches From An Island 2″ (International Feel)
This homage to Ibiza, the place the producer formerly known as Future Loop Foundation has called home for the last couple of years, is full of dappled golden touches, blissful sunset vibes and chilled soft-focus haze.
Charlotte Day Wilson “After All” (Self release)
Debut solo single from the Toronto singer who has worked with The WAYO is full of delicate touches cloaking a tough-as-nails interior.
John Roberts “Six” (Brunette Editions)
Classy melodic colour galore from the Cleveland producer on this Sakamoto-inspired slice.
Funkadelic “One Nation Under A Groove” (Warner Bros)
All Tvvins “IIVV” (Warner Bros)
Debut album from Lar Kaye and Conor Adams will land next week with one hell of a thump. Here’s “These Four Words” from the record