Otoroku

#277 – The Soft Pink Truth, Marja Ahti & Judith Hamann, Anatolian Weapons, Sebastian Reynolds, Birds

It seems quite poignant to have a track from ‘Am I Free to Go?’ an LP of punk covers from The Soft Pink Truth – the project of Matmos’ Drew Daniel – on this week’s show. It’s been a while since we had some breakcore, but this record is a must-buy. All profits will go to the International Anti-Fascist Legal Defence Fund, which assists people all around the world with the legal repercussions of protesting fascism: https://thesoftpinktruth.bandcamp.com/album/am-i-free-to-go

Elsewhere this week, we’ve got some Sudanese jazz that sounds more like surf music, epic modern classical, jazz funk, dancehall, and your usual blend of the good stuff.

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Tracklisting
Birds – Transcendental Phases (Höga Nord Rekords, Sweden)
Sharhabil Ahmed – Argos Farfish (Habibi Funk, Germany)
The Soft Pink Truth – Fuck Nazi Sympathy (Thrill Jockey, USA)
JonnyGo Figure & Genius T – Unemployment (Rebelmadiaq Sound, Spain)
Marja Ahti & Judith Hamann – Portals (OTOROKU, UK)
Sebastian Reynolds – Everest (Faith & Industry, UK)
Anatolian Weapons feat. Anna vs June – Athanato Nero (Invisible Inc., UK)
Unpure Impulse – 2 (Pater Noster Records, Germany)
Mai Mai Mai – Isola (self-release, Italy)
Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s – Pecan Trees Speak to Each Other (edit) (Tramp Records, Germany)

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#161 – Four Tet, Happy Meals, Danny T & Tradesman, Awate

A mellow opening of synth soundtrack music and the stunning new one from Four Tet belies the fun stuff beneath – from Yorkshire dancehall sounds of Danny T & Tradesman to Glaswegian synth pop with Happy Meals. We also have jazz, dark pop, garage fun, hip hop, soul and field recording of funeral ceremonies from Bali.

Tracklisting
Stefan Bachmeier – One Road Out (Spun out of Control, UK)
Four Tet – Two Thousand and Seventeen (Text Records, UK)
Danny T & Tradesman – First Choice ft David Boomah and Parly B (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Kan Mikami / John Edwards / Alex Nielson – Aoshi (Otoroku, UK)
Honeyfeet – Sinner (Wah Wah 45s, UK)
Fever Ray – To The Moon And Back (Rabid Records, Sweden)
Unknown Artist – Semut Megarang (Akuphone, France)
Happy Meals – Tomorrow Could be Heaven (self-released, UK)
Kind & Kinky Zoo – La Jupe Volante (Légere Recordings, Germany)
Awate – Jewels (Quite Defiant Records, UK)