Dan Young Artist Playlist

Artist: Dan Young guitarist for October Drift

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Off The Hook Music challenged Dan Young   to share with us his 5 must listen to tracks and we have put them in a playlist for you so enjoy.  


October Drift have exciting times ahead of them after signing with  Physical Education Records, this Friday (26th July 2019) October Drift release their first single 'Losing My Touch' under the Physical Education Records umbrella.


Photo by Seb Ackland

Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run

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Quite simply an ‘unwritable’ piece of work.  

Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

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Somehow makes us all nostalgic about growing up listening to it even though we weren’t alive at that time.

The National - Sorrow

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This was the first National track I ever heard, and it was like I found the band I’d always been searching for!  

Radiohead - Weird Fishes

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Just such a great song, no ones getting anywhere close to this until they’ve put in their 10000 hours. 

Nick Cave - Love Letter

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The greatest love song of all time.

Alex Ohm Artist Playlist

Alex Ohm Artist Playlist

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 Off The Hook Music challenged Alex Ohm a fantastic singer songwriter to share with us his 5 must listen to tracks and we have put them in a playlist for you so enjoy.  

Radiohead : The Daily Mail

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 Love the way this track builds from a soft piano start to a monster of brass that hits hard at the end. Never get bored of listening to this.  

Doves: The Cedar Room

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 This song holds lots of fond memories from seeing Doves play to it soundtracking many a long drive on tour.  From the hypnotic intro to the euphoric chorus highs. There’s always room on the stereo for it. 

ALT J: Fitzpleasure

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 This track is here representing the album ‘An Awesome Wave’. I could listen to that album from start to finish over and over. This track has it all from grit to grace. Top stuff. 

Dr Dre: Next episode

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 Never gets old. This and ‘Still Dre’ actually. Great energy in both the production and delivery. Always gets turned up when it comes on.  
 

The Beatles: Tomorrow never knows

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How can you not keep playing this track? 


Pushing the boundaries for it’s time and still sounds just as fresh today. 

John Westberry PlayList

Artist:John Westberry Drummer of The Mute Group

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John Westberry drummer for The Mute Group has developed a 5 track playlist with added extra tracks from his band The Mute Group which has inspired him during his musical journey. This is a great chance to find out what music has had an influence on John.


Track 1: Four Tet      Song - Hands

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 "When I first started making electronic music, Rounds by Four Tet was one of the first records I got into.  The production on Hands still blows me away.  Been on repeat for some time." 

Track 2: Jenny O.     Song - Funeral for My Former Self

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 "I fell in love with this song during a difficult time in my life. It became something I listened to often as a sort of an anthem. It hangs around a lot of my playlists now." 

Track 3: Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt     Song - She Punched a Hole in the Moon For Me

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 "For me, this song exemplifies the incredible experience of playing as a duo. There can be a point where two musicians start sounding like they have multiplied into a full band, and the result is magic" 

Track 4: Ex:Re     Song - Romance (full version)

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 "I love when an artist can draw me into their experience, and make me reevaluate my own." 

Track 5: Joni Mitchell Song - The Wolf That Lives In Lindsey

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 "I tend to gravitate towards artists that aren't afraid of taking bold risks. No one demonstrates why audacity is a virtue like Joni Mitchell." 

Tali KallStrom Playlist

Tali Kallstrom Former Lead Singer of The Estrons

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 Off The Hook Music challenged Tali Kallstrom former lead singer of the wonderful Estrons, to share with us her current 5 must listen to tracks and we have put them in a playlist for you so enjoy.


Asking Tali why she's listening to these songs at the moment Tali replied "Music is therapy and these tracks are helping me through the break up of the band". 

Track 1: Deerhoof: Believe ESP

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 Deerhoof is an American independent music group formed in San Francisco in 1994. It currently consists of founding drummer Greg Saunier, bassist and singer Satomi Matsuzaki, and guitarists John Dieterich and Ed Rodriguez. 

Track 2: Post Malone: Better Now

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Austin Richard Post, known professionally as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. Post Malone has gained recognition for blending various musical genres, for his introspective songwriting, and his laconic vocal style. 

Track 3: Lady: Pussy

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Lady is the stage name of Shameka Shanta Brown, an American rapper. She was signed to rapper Plies' record label Big Gates Records on April 1, 2010. She has released three albums. Lady's songs have been featured on TV shows including Girls, Ray Donovan, and Skins. 

Track 4: Pauline Oliveros: Bye Bye Butterfly

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 Pauline Oliveros was an American composer, accordionist and a central figure in the development of experimental and post-war electronic art music. She was a founding member of the San Francisco Tape Music Center in the 1960s, and served as its director. 

Track 5: Frank Ocean : Pink Matter

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 Frank Ocean is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and photographer. Ocean began his musical career as a ghostwriter, prior to joining hip hop collective Odd Future in 2010, and the following year, released Nostalgia, Ultra, his debut mixtape.