The cloak of darkness is wonderful, it inspires fresh thoughts and a new perspective. Either that or you just get really tired and fall asleep... It all depends on which way you look at it really. No two individuals relationship with the night time are the same, some relish beneath the stars whilst others fear the black.
Patrick Holland is a producer and dj who has an interesting relationship with the night, someone who suffers sporadic bouts of insomnia in small doses. He is perhaps best known by his recently denounced name, Project Pablo. For many years he has produced and released music for the likes of Technicolour, Spring Theory, Spectral Sound, Royal Oak, Magicwire and more. Now he is channeling a new element of his sound, focussing on exploring the crossover between that of the traditional "song" and electronic music,.
This feature offers an insight into the late night playback patterns of some of our favourite musicians. Here's Patrick's...
"I was resting at home when I decided to take this assignment on and my first thought was, “I don’t have insomnia”. Three days later, while on tour in Paris, I was reminded that I was wrong. Though it may not be chronic, there are plenty of sleepless off-nights while travelling that fall out of memory when in the comfort of my own home. The only evidence of these nights is a youtube “liked videos” playlist that’s built up over the last few years. Here are some vids I have enjoyed or found during one of these nights."
Listen to a new track from Patrick HERE.
Margie Segers - Kata Hatiku
A friend in Montreal uploaded this one. It’s light and pretty, and relaxes the late night stress of not being tired. I usually put it on loop.