Today’s Top Tune is your place for new music. This week we sneak a peak at Dhani Harrison’s new album plus he’ll be on a headlining tour that stops in LA late November. Blitzen Trapper create an album from their musical/rock opera, hear songs live when they take the stage at the Bootleg in December. Kele Okereke takes on a softer, more organic sound for his 3rd album. LA duo De Lux have 875 Dollars and Wait. Think. Fast. underscore the power of healing through time.
Monday, Oct 23
A talented musician in his own right, Dhani Harrison has focused his talents as a soundtrack composer. His collaborations showcase his varied and eclectic range having worked with The Wu-Tang Clan, Pearl Jam and Prince. His first solo album echoes influences from his life as a composer painting an aural soundscape on All About Waiting.
Tuesday, Oct 24
Born from a stage production of their musical/rock opera, Blitzen Trapper’s Wild & Reckless hones in on a bygone era of their hometown of Portland with a Sci-Fi love story. The title track Wild & Restless recalls the energy of youth.
Wednesday, Oct 25
Kele Okereke of Bloc Party launches his 3rd solo album, one that aims his sonic palette in a new, more organic direction. Soul, dub, reggae are all represented yet we concentrate on Streets Been Talkin, a song with a delicate folk melody.
Thursday, Oct 26
LA disco-not-disco duo De Lux say this about their albums leading up to their latest: “We like to say Voyage was our baby, Generation was our baby all grown up and More Disco Songs About Love thinks growing up sucks and just wants to party smart.” And 875 Dollars is what it costs to party smart!
Friday, Oct 27
The husband and wife duo behind Wait. Think. Fast. created a new album Dale Tiempo or Give It Time that underscores the power of healing through time. The undulating Count No Count has delicate vocals and an entrancing melody.