Once again, another French producer gets my attention. I’d heard Onra‘s Chinoiseries record last year (which was comprised of the 30 records he brought back after a trip to Vietnam), and I really enjoyed it, enough to keep him on my radar. When I heard he had a new record coming out at the end of the month (Long Distance, on All City Records), I had to check out the lead single. For this record, he’s going for a more broken-80’s-funk-soul feel. This track here sounds like Cameo could have made it back in the 80s. Not only will you be tapping your foot and bobbing your head, but you’ll also have this stuck in your head for days. He’s streaming some of the songs from the new record over on his Soundcloud page right now.
Chandra’s post-punk journey into the music world is pretty incredible, especially considering she was only a 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn when she jumped into the