Echo Juliet (Emily Jones) and Maxx Gentleman (Marcus Keating) are two Birmingham based DJ’s whose love of music is matched only by their love of getting sidetracked.
Each episode of Off Track takes you on a mini audio journey that begins with a single song, producer or artist. It follows a meandering path via influences, back catalogues, iconic venues and momentous years of numerous artists, all connected to create a musical ‘six degrees of separation’. Always diverse and unpredictable, Off Track spans funk, soul, classic disco, afro, jazz and house music, interwoven with musical anecdotes, facts and the occasional gossipy rumour..
This month it’s Graceland by Paul Simon. We take a wander through his influences, collaborators, their back catalogues and more, like a musical ‘six degrees of separation’. Find out what connects Nelson Mandela, Elvis, Detroit and Malcolm McLaren…
Every Last Sunday of The Month at 5pm (UK Time)