Plastic Platform C31: Lovelier Other
The somewhat mysterious Lovelier Other released a debut track last last year, 'Leave This Behind', that seemed to effectively fall from the sky.
Such was its quality we asked them immediately to create a mix for us, and here we present you with our first Plastic Platform mix of the year - in fact the series is now one year old. Celebrate with a selection of tracks new and old.
"Here's an eclectic mix of what is currently inspiring us and some that have been inspiring us for awhile."
- Flying Lotus - All In
- Paul & Linda McCartney - Ram On
- Tropics - Ophelia
- Here We Go Magic - Miracle of Mary
- Beach House - Tokyo Witch
- Heather Woods Broderick - Cottonwood Bay
- Heathered Pearls - Beach Shelter
- Camera Obscura - Country Mile
- Pascal Pinon - Bloom
- Owen Pallett - Red Sun No. 5
- Grizzly Bear - Deep Blue Sea (Daniel Rossen Home Recording)
One of our esteemed writers summed up a track, 'Dig', by Fortune Howl rather astutely, and how he "successfully managed to soundtrack the noise in my head as I stumbled home half-drunk at 3am this morning; releasing the outcome as the impeccably weird yet incredibly enticing ‘Dig’". [read more]
Rob Glover is one-half of the British-based act and recently began his own side-project, Field Harmonics. On offer is a marked departure, choosing to focus on on a more poppier sound utilising a while array of electronics in the process - as seen in debut LP Walls. We first became aware of his work via 'Everyone' that we subsequently made Track Of The Week in our New Music Friday segment - and loved it so much we asked Rob to create this very mix for us. [read more]