Ariel Pink curates an ultimate playlist of idols and influences
Music | 28 September 2017
This article is part of Playlists – Tunes to live by and also part of Takeovers

Top image: Still, Ariel Pink: Another Weekend (2017).

In anticipation of his new record, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, we’ve invited Ariel Pink to take over HERO online. Over the coming days, watch out for exclusive content and insights into the prolific LA-based musician’s influences, experiences and obsessions…

Listening to Ariel Pink’s diverse back catalogue is the equivalent of a wild voyage through musical eras, genres and epochs. Like a one-man compilation album, combing his sonic reference points always leads to hidden gems. So we’ve asked Ariel to cut together a special HERO playlist featuring tracks from his favourite albums. Spanning The Cure, SPK and Geneva Jacuzzi, the list is as brilliant and diverse as you’d imagine. Hit play and explore Ariel Pink’s ultimate mix.


‘Shagg’s Own Thing’ by The Shaggs

‘Doubt’ by The Cure

‘Dutch Me’ by R. Stevie Moore

‘Pin Up Pup’ by Harry Merry

‘I’m Walkin’ Solo’ by Satya Sai Maitreya Kali

‘A Heart That Breaks In No Time Or Place’ by SPK

‘Clothes on the Bed’ by Geneva Jacuzzi

‘…And The Rain’ by John Maus

Ariel Pink’s Dedicated to Bobby James is out now via Mexican Summer.
Stay tuned for more from Ariel Pink’s HERO takeover.


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