As is often the case with graphic designers, some nights you find yourself burning the midnight oil, feverishly working on projects, almost super-human in your ability to produce some of your best work in the wee hours of the morning. Or maybe thats just me?
Early this morning on Twitter, I expressed my undying love of Nicolas Jaar, American-Chilean techno darling and electronic powerhouse. Our good friend Belen responded, agreeing, and asked if I had listened to his BBC Essential Mix, which I somehow missed completely. Needless to say, I downloaded it and have been listening to it on repeat ever since.
Being huge, huge fans of Twin Peaks (obviously), the opening sample of Angelo Badalamenti talking about creating Laura’s Theme and David Lynch’s reactions, had me completely sold before I heard the first track. That opening bite sets a perfect precedent for a completely brilliant mix, both soothing and energizing, and the absolute perfect working + designing soundtrack. When I heard one of my favorite songs from the In The Mood For Love soundtrack, I just about died. Highly, highly recommended.
Hope you enjoy it, and stay tuned for more 2-5am posts about the music that inspires and drives us while the stars twinkle wildly in the late night sky.