After seeing her support Dirty Projectors a couple of months ago, I’ve been meaning to get the Tune-Yards (or should that be tUnE-yArDs) album, and now I have.

The alter-ego of Merrill Garbus, recently signed to 4AD, Tune-Yards makes properly interesting music – a mix of folk, North African guitars, wonky melodies and intricate, bluesy vocal stylings. With a sequencer.

The albums sits between samandtheplant’s ‘The Eft’ and Dirty Projectors ‘Bitte Orca’, both of which are in my favourites of the year list.

Here’s a little taster: