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The Sonic Collective: Playlist 1 - Scott's Perspective
Share this: I’ve been devouring music as long as I can remember. Early memories include roller-skating in my basement while listening to Blondie and the Village People, then my first job DJing at Lloyd’s Recreation, a roller rink in Calgary, Canada. It was there I really expanded my musical knowledge, becoming acquainted with funk classics like Double Dutch Bus by Frankie Smith to rockers like This Flight Tonight by Nazareth and everything in between. Then I moved to Thailand in 1999, stopped listening to the radio, got older and gradually became unaware of ‘hot’ new songs and artists. Over the years I found myself relying more and more on established classics and discovering less and less music. Something had to change. In 2014 I reached out to two of my best friends, Darren Scott and Greg Jorgensen, and pitched the idea of forming a musical collective that would focus on a different album each month. They were game, we bantered around ideas for how it would work, gave it a name – The Sonic Collective – and came up with the following manifesto: The Group’s intention is to share and listen in depth to an album of significant importance (to be deemed by the selector) on a monthly basis. Members will submit post-listening comments, which will be shared with all members in an agreed upon format/time frame. Selections shall fit the following criteria: Work is at least 5 years old (based on original release date) Can be of any genre …