Winter Wanderlust mix

To keep you both warm and cool as winter sets in, AP asked the dapper Dan Lewis, head honcho at indie label Special Award Records to put together a smooth selection for your listening pleasure. A ‘socialite-lite’, erstwhile tour promoter, internet radio host, and DJ, Dan Lewis has done (some of) it all. With musical tastes as vast and varied as the seas, you never really know what you’ll get.

Dan’s label Special Award captures some of the broad spectrum of his own listening tastes: from psychedelia to indie pop, folk to soft rock, easy listening to goth. Says Dan: “look out for Prudence Rees-Lee’s opus ‘Court Music From The Planet Of Love’ (out now) and future releases from Drown Under and Hex On The Beach coming soon”. Also, if in Melbourne, you may catch him of an evening at one of his many record-playing haunts around town.

When at home, Dan likes to eat pancakes and do soothing Google image searches for Rick James and Linda Blair. With this vision in mind, sit back, relax and enjoy this all-vinyl selection from Dan’s ‘private collection’…

Ears #3: Winter wanderlust mix

Charles Lloyd – TM – Waves, 1972
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Helpless – She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina, 1971
Tom Wilson – My Leviticus – Gay Name Game, 1979
Gato Barbieri – Vidala Triste – Bolivia, 1973
Zone Out – The Complex – Zone Out EP, 2012
Sven Libaek – In Nebular Orbit – Solar Flares, 1974
Gal Costa – The Archaic Lonely Star Blues – Legal, 1970
Dion – Make The Woman Love Me – Born To Be With You, 1975
Bee Gees – Whisper Whisper – Odessa, 1969
Ennio Morricone – Nadine – Le Serpent, 1973
Serge Gainsbourg – Dispatch Box – You’re Under Arrest, 1987
The Lost Generation – This Is The Lost Generation (Vocal) – Young, Tough And Terrible, 1972
Roger – I Want To Be Your Man – Unlimited!, 1987
Paolo Vasile – Escape – Il Giorno Del Cobra, 1980
Annette Peacock – Love’s Out To Lunch – The Perfect Release, 1979
Harry Nilsson – Think About Your Troubles – The Point, 1971
The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin (Single Version) – Days Of Future Passed, 1967
Kevin Ayers – See You Later – The Confessions Of Dr. Dream And Other Stories, 1974

Winter wanderlust mix by Special Award Records by Assemblepapers on Mixcloud

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