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Isolation Station

with Andy Clarke

Interview

Questions & Answers

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  1. What is your name?
    1. Andy Clarke
  2. What do you do, for a job or hobby?
    1. I'm a designer, a web designer. I read a lot about design, I love movies and watch films while I'm working and also music. I created a shop of code/music t-shirts, with band fonts to CSS properties.
  3. What have you started doing since lockdown that you didn't do before?
    1. Getting off my ar*e and doing things. I've also got into Alpines.
  4. What piece of advice can you give others in lockdown?
    1. Don't watch the news, at the moment it's all consuming and it's not good.
  5. Tell me about the song from when you were 18 years old.
    1. When I was 18 I was in a band and we supported acts when they came to town and we supported Billy Bragg on his first tour so I've chosen Milkman of Human Kindness.
  6. Tell me about the song from when you were a child that you still listen to.
    1. When I was a young kids, my Uncle had a proper hifi with real to real tape. He was into ELO so from Out of the Blue I've choosen Wild West Hero.
  7. Tell me about the act/artist you've discovered in the past 12 months.
    1. Most of my musical listening stopped in 1983, but the choice I've choosen is No time to Die (the theme tune to new Bond film) by Billie Eilish.
  8. Tell me about a live track that stands out for you, may be from a gig you were at or a gig you wish you were at.
    1. High Voltage by AC/DC from my favourite album of all time, If You Want Blood, You Got It (Live).
  9. Out of the 10 tracks in your playlist, which 1 track do you really hope people listen too and why?
    1. I'd like people to watch Overkill by Motörhead, it really does capture what it's like at a Motörhead.
  10. Can you recommend a book that you love but you think others have not read.
    1. Apart from my own book, Art Direction for the Web. I'd like to recommend two books, The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn and Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari.
  11. What are you looking forward to doing most when lockdown is over?
    1. Fish and Chips, real fish and chips I'll even take my own newspaper so I can decant them out of the polystyrene container.

Tracklist

  1. High Voltage - AC/DC
  2. Back in Black - AC/DC
  3. Milkman of Human Kindness - Billy Bragg
  4. No Time To Die - Billie Eilish
  5. Wild West Hero - Electric Light Orchestra
  6. A New England - Kirsty MacColl
  7. Bat Out Of Hell - Meatloaf
  8. Overkill (Live) - Motorhead
  9. Save Me - Queen
  10. The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy

Playlist YouTube

Playlist Spotify

No Time To Die (Live From The BRIT Awards, London) by Billie Eilish is not on Spotify so I've added the studio version.