Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:52:24 GMT
Up until very recently, I masked my music taste. Every Uni party playlist I ever made, or random background track played in the office comprised of a smorgasbord board of ABBA, Mr Brightside & every other party pleaser you’ve heard on every night out. After all the times of being told to, “put on whatever you want to listen to,” I realised that I’d normally get through a third of a song if I was lucky. Then somebody would pull a funny face and question, “what the f*** is this?” before hastily take back control and sliding in with the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme (admittedly… a massive banger, but that’s beside the point.) This is how the “Party Pleaser Playlists” began.
However, this is no more. This is a playlist of the music that grasped my attention. That got me and kept me interested in music and sound. As a kid (and still as an adult), who quite often found himself questioning the ways of the world, I found comfort in all this angry, hi-octane, trashy music. Originally, after catching earfuls blaring out of my older brothers’ room, I would spend countless nights steaming through YouTube. Video after video, finding band after band that I unquestionably just clicked with. I found myself listening to lyrics of people who I did not know but could easily relate to. Again, at gigs in rooms with tens to thousands of people that I’d never met but felt on the same wavelength with.view more - Radio LBBJungle Studios, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:52:24 GMT