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On My Radar: Matthew Swanson
7th Jul

OnMyRadar:MatthewSwanson

BOLD director Matthew Swanson champions David Lynch's weather reports, physical iPhone home buttons and Spike Lee's recent short film, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

1st Jul ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Bridget Perdomo

One Track Mind: Bridget Perdomo

Bridget Perdomo, VP Film, TV & Ad Sync for Def Jam, Island, Verve and Republic Records at Universal Music Group, says that Motown is the gift that keeps on giving and loves *NSync but can't abide this JT track as she reveals what's on her Elements Music Isolation Radio Station playlist.

30th Jun
On My Radar: Dwight Phipps

On My Radar: Dwight Phipps

Executive Producer at Common Good, Dwight Phipps, highlights the power of imagery, performance and promos as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

29th Jun
Michel + Nico: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Michel + Nico: A Few Of My Favourite Things

We chat to the rugby-players-turned-directing-duo siblings about how tech helps their skills combine, a pooch who might just become a barista and a camera that fulfills their dreams.

24th Jun ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: J Bonilla

One Track Mind: J Bonilla

Kicking off the first of the slightly tweaked, post-lockdown OTM's, J Bonilla, one of the Isolation Radio Station originators, hits us with some 'gold standard' pop and some 'flower-child-meets-fuzz-funk wonderment' as he reveals his IRS playlist.

23rd Jun
On My Radar: Nina Meredith

On My Radar: Nina Meredith

Rattling Stick director Nina Meredith is impressed with the Safdie Brothers' latest flick, influenced by a TV classic and is happy that inclusivity is on the rise, but believes that there's still a lot to do.

18th Jun
Playlist: Fran Healy

Playlist: Fran Healy

We chat to Travis frontman Fran Healy about the golden age of promos, street art and Karate!

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Together with Elements Music, One Track Mind is a collection of playlists created by industry figures from music, advertising and media.

17th Jun ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Jeff Antebi

One Track Mind: Jeff Antebi

Founder of record label Waxploitation, Jeff Antebi, tells us about his return to Dylan, a must-see music video and a 'fitting homage to re-connecting to the world', as he reveals his Isolation Radio Station playlist.

17th Jun
Art of Advertising: Eddie Alcazar

Art of Advertising: Eddie Alcazar

Eddie Alcazar is a film director, writer, producer, and game developer working out of Chromista who sat down to share the work of some of his favorite directors and photographers, emphasizing moody aesthetics and levels of interiority.

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16th Jun
On My Radar: Gabe Turner

On My Radar: Gabe Turner

Rattling Stick director Gabe Turner craves coffee, loves Curb... and takes inspiration from the SoCal scene, as he reveals what's on his creative radar.

15th Jun
Cassandra Brooksbank: A Few of My Favourite Things

Cassandra Brooksbank: A Few of My Favourite Things

The Great Guns director and Vegas-born renegades talks us through a self-portrait that highlights the essentials, some OCD sorting that would have Marie Kondo in awe and a powerful PC that will get the nerds salivating.

12th Jun ISOLATION RADIO STATION
One Track Mind: Charlotte Day

One Track Mind: Charlotte Day

Charlotte Day, Senior Coordinator, Creative & Clearance for UK & Europe Synch at Kobalt Music, can't wait for The Weeknd to Wanna Dance With Somebody and go Gaga, as she reveals her Isolation Radio Station playlist.