Play this list

Oh its been so long since I did one of these. So to celebrate a beautiful looooonnnggg weekend kick back and listen.

  • Saturday Morning – Real Estate
  • Third Wave – Work Drugs
  • Summas Bliss  WU LYF
  • Definite Darkness – Cymbals Eat Guitars
  • Twelve Roses – Beach Fossils
  • Grounded – Pavement
  • The Funk – Oh No

Ooh la Lapin playlist curated by CURXES

A huge thank you to Roberta from band CURXES for taking up the challenge of compiling this weeks playlist and its a treat. It actually includes ‘one’ of those songs that defined my Saturday nights when I was 15 ‘Do you remember the first time’ by Pulp. I think my parents were driven made by hearing it thumping through the floor!

CURXES (Macaulay Hopwood and Roberta Fidora)

  • The Adjustor – Octopus Project
  • Sabres – For Against
  • Generation – Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
  • Love Song – The Cure
  • B.O.B – OutKast
  • Chorus – Erasure
  • Glass Danse – The Faint
  • Never Let Me Down Again – Depeche Mode
  • This Womens Work – Kate Bush
  • Tears – The Chameleons UK
  • Cities in Dust – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • West End Girls – The Pet Shop Boys
  • Trans Europe Express – Kraftwerk
  • Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell
  • Hanging On – Active Child
  • Save a Prayer – Duran Duran
  • Bleed Like There Was No Other Flood – Wildbirds and Peacedrums
  • Radio Head – Talking Heads
  • Fancy Footwork – Chromeo
  • Do You Remember The First Time? – Pulp
  • Only Shallow – My Bloody Valentine
  • Blue Steel – Bot’Ox
Listen to the playlist here.

Here is also a physical copy of the mix CD lovingly hand decorated.

Ooh la Lapin playlist: Look Above

I seriously recommend this list as the light relief of Wizards Sleeve by Yo La Tengo will make you smile from ear to ear!

Listen to it here.



  • Nantes – Beirut
  • Scale it Back – DJ Shadow and Little Dragon
  • Endless Eye – Alain Johannes
  • Rum Hee –  Shogu Tokumaru
  • Who Will Bring Us Together – Lacrosse
  • Fentry – Grandaddy
  • Wizards Sleeve – Yo La Tengo
  • Not Good Enough – Chain and The Gang

chain and the gang




Ooh la Lapin playlist: All Night Long

I hope you have a super New Years Eve this weekend, in the spirit of celebrating here are some tracks I enjoy jumping about too…

  • Bicycle Bicycle – Be Your Own Pet
  • Wasted and Ready – Ben Kweller
  • Raging in the Plague Age – Les Savy Fav
  • A Pillar of Salt – The Thermals
  • Flame – Sebadoh
  • Bizness – Tuneyards
  • Blood on our Hands – Death From Above
  • Sleepwalk Capsules – At The Drive In
  • Most Days – Mazes

Find the playlist here and totally enjoy!


Ooh la Lapin playlist: Cutting it

I love some beats and rhymes. So I though instead of doing a Christmas themed list I would make a list of songs that make me feel awesome!


  • Rapp Snitch Knishes  –  MF Doom
  • MC’s act like they dont know  =  KRS-One
  • San Francisco Knights  – People Under The Stairs
  • Runnin  –  The Pharcyde
  • Emcees Smoke Crack  –  Edan
  • So Far to Go  –  J Dilla
  • Give The Drummer Some  –  Ultramagnetic MC’s
  • All Caps  –  Mad Villian
  • Concrete Schoolyard  –  Jurassic 5
  • Deception  –  Blackalicious

Listen to the playlist here, hope you like it.

Ooh la Lapin Playlist: The Cold Sea

Todays playlist sees me in a reflective mood, the air is colder outside and a walk by the sea in Southsea is more beautiful than ever. I want to sit on a bench and share it with someone wrapped up whilst we listen to this…


  • To Build a Home – Cinematic Orchestra
  • Family Portrait – Radical Face
  • Deep Cave – Ernst Reijseger
  • Wide Eyes – Local Natives
  • Lion Face Boy – Seabear
  • Needle in the Hay – Elliot Smith
  • Arabella – Mountain Men
  • Sick 2 Think – Why?

Find The Cold Sea here

Music to break hearts to…

Its time again for another ‘Ooh la Lapin’ playlist and this time its songs that totally make me melt and think about a special boy.


  • D.A.R.L.I.N.G   – Beach House
  • Ritual Union   – Little Dragon
  • Been so Long – Nina Nastasia
  • Tire Swing   – Kimya Dawson
  • It’s Real –  Real Estate
  • Steal Tomorrow – Tallest Man on Earth
  • Falling for you  – Weezer
  • Family Tree  – Black Lips
  • Stop Breathin  – Pavement

You can listen to the playlist here

Playlist part 2

I really enjoyed making an ‘Ooh la Lapin’ playlist the other week and thought I would have a go at another. Music is a massive huge part of my day, how I work, what I’m making and my mood.

The awesome Das Racist

The last list was all folky, cosy and autumnal and today’s is how I wake myself up. Enjoy.

Get to Work can be found here

1. Rainbow in the Dark      Das Racist

2. Wait Anyway                    Mazes

3.  Swim                                   Surfer Blood

4. Yawn Yawn Yawn         Les Savy Fav

5. Sleepyhead                       Passion Pit

6. Dirty Boots                       Sonic Youth

7. Freak Scene                     Dinosaur Jr

8. If I keep on lovin you  Lets Wrestle

9. Merchandise                   Fugazi

 Les Savy Fav

Well I’m off to have an awesome busy day, catch ya tomorrow!

Music for chilly days

I work from home for 2-3 days a week in the Ooh la lapin studio and music figures massively in my day. With it all a bit grey and grim outside I have been cozying up with these lovely tunes. You can find all the playlist here on Share My Playlist which connects with Spotify.

  1. Kingfisher – Joanna Newsome
  2. Hiding Tonight – Alex Turner
  3. New Slang – The Shins
  4. Sing Sung Saing – Peggy Honeywell
  5. Lonely Owl – Gold Panda
  6. Sea of Love – Cat Power
  7. Ring Moonlets – North Sea Radio Orchestra
  8. Krull bol – This is Kit
  9. 40 Stripes – Blitzen Trapper