The Open Road by Dylan Gordon
I grew up making mixtapes for friends. I'd spend hours and hours on them. The theme, the pacing, the order. And then I'd intricately decorate the cover, inside and out. I wish I still had those tapes.
It was while talking to my dear friend, DJ, Music Supervisor and Dogtown native Glen Walsh about the experience that we hatched our plan to interview creative folks we dig about their personal soundtrack. Everyone has one. Based on the answers, Glen would put together a playlist reflecting their musical memories and experiences. That’s the concept for AllSwell’s new music interview series “Mix Tape,” launching later this week. We have a pretty epic lineup and I’m excited to share it with you (soon!)
In the meantime, to kick things off I asked Glen (who has gamely come on board as AllSwell’s Music Director - big title alert!) to create a few playlists inspired by road trips to some of our favorite West Coast surf spots.