fyfe: music to... pretend your life's a film to
Admit it. Sometimes you pretend that the music you're listening to is the soundtrack to your very own movie.
Walking to meet your friends for brunch? The Velvet Underground's Sunday Morning will ensure you arrive in the dreamiest of moods. Getting the night bus home? Beethoven's 9th will bring a whole new sinister mood to the journey. Need psyching up before a job interview? Lose Yourself with Eminem. Everybody does it, we promise. Clearly a fan of the pastime himself, Paul Dixon aka Fyfe has created a whole mix based around the activity. With Control, his electronic dream of a debut album out now on Believe Recordings, the 25 year old is currently half way through an impressive UK tour with his live band. Hit play and let Fyfe take your day to cinematic levels. Action!
And because all lives need a soundtrack, we quizzed the musician on his.
Music for fiery arguments and emotional goodbyes... Justin Timberlake, Cry Me A River
Music to kiss and make up to... Rae Morris, Closer
Music to heal a broken heart... Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
Music to take a night from mediocre to magnificent... Boyz Noize, Oi Oi Oi
Music to take a long drive to... SOHN, The Wheel
Music to get high to... Dr Dre, Still Dre
Music to walk down aisle to... Portico Quartet, Knee Deep In The North Sea
Music to have sex to... D'Angelo, Crusin
Music to celebrate your birthday to... Kanye West, Paris
Music to give you serious swagger... Jungle, Busy Earnin'
Music to make even the wallflowers dance... Emily King, Georgia
Music to play at the afterparty when it's 6am and the sun is beginning to rise... Flying Lotus, Zodiac Shit
Music that could put even an insomniac to sleep... Fyfe, Conversations
Benjamin Clementine, Condolence
James Blake, Retrograde
Tame Impala, Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
The Flaming Lips, Do You Realize?
Little Joy, Keep Me In Mind
Grizzly Bear, Two Weeks
Dirty Projectors, Stillness Is The Move
Fyfe tour dates and details available here