Music for the Road - Design Bureau

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Lee says:

Deep Purple, Willie Nelson, Juana Molina, Dr. Dre, The Mountain Goats

Elise says:

I like to listen to music that hasn’t even been invented yet.

Kristin says:

Obviously there’s no better road trip jam than Tom Cochrane’s ‘Life is a Highway’. It’s just not American to go on a long car trip without listening to it.

“Life is a Highwaaaay….I want to ride it allll night loooong”

Fav road trip music:

Almost anything that has a great beat, so it’s usually bands like Jazzanova, Supreme Beings of Leisure, Portishead, Morcheeba, Coheed & Cambria, Escala, Puscifer and Björk.

Sometimes, I prefer classic West Coast Jazz ala David Brubeck. The cool chaos of great jazz keeps me wideawake.
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If my focus is on thinking about writing projects while I drive (yes, I do that, & often) then it’s all about soundtrack music, from James Newton Howard to Hans Zimmer.

If I’m on a road-trip with friends, and it’s strictly for pleasure, then I usually let them pick the tunes, and then it runs anywhere. Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Robin Trower, Natalie Merchant, Audioslave, The Crystal Method, Infected Mushroom, etc.

Sarah says:

It is impossible to think of edge-of-the-word fireworks stands, Montana big skies, the overwhelming expanse of Interstate-70, and pit-stop picnics without Jens Lekman.

road trip music, depends where we’re going, but must include bits of the following: The Sea and Cake/s Glass and Car Alarm, Isotope 217 Utonian Automatic, and vintage Aunt Bettys

Couple favs are:
Radiohead,
Copeland,
Mae,
This Will Destroy You

angeline says:

i like to sing loud while on road trips. off the top of my head i’d say boyz II men and bob marley.

Music for the Road

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Music was an integral part of the Four Lines photographers' journey. What's your essential road-trip music? Let us know, and, if you're lucky, you'll receive a Field Notes notebook, courtesy of Coudal Partners.

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