Anika #3 - In The City / Daytrotter Session

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Anika brings her unique blend of 60's dub and early 80's post-punk to my attention once more with a previously unavailable track, a cover of Chromatics "In The City", which the now Berlin based chanteuse contributed to the 'Invada Sampler 2012', a collection of tracks selected by Geoff Barrow [Portishead/BEAK>] and founder of the Bristol label (stream the rest of the collection free here - I might be revisiting it soon!).

Anika twists the synthetic overtures of the original "In The City", gone is the late night glistening optimism and in it's place we've Anika's nonchalant, detached vocal drawl but with its funk-laden beats it's at the same time, strangely danceable.

If that wasn't enough for you, on Tuesday the ever wonderful Daytrotter released a live session which you can download for free here, consisting of four tracks from 2010's wonderful self titled debut, from the unhinged paranoia of "Officer Officer" to organ led lifeless beauty of "I Go To Sleep" these new snippets of material have certainly wet my appetite for more.




Anika - No One's There from Mintonfilm on Vimeo.