A brand new Seven Floors Up mix is out this week featuring music from The Asteroid No.4, Jane Birkin, Bibio, The Marbles, Mull Historical Society, Lalo Schifrin, Sonic Youth, Boards of Canada, John Grant, Woody Murder Mystery, Beak and Kevin Ayers. Additional audio comes by way of Mathew McConaughey watching his audition for Dazed and Confused for the first time 28 years later, Paul Simon on how he came up with Bridge Over Troubled Water, Thurston Moore interviewing Beck, Patti Smith on creativity and being an artist, Jack Nicholson on the roles he turned down and why, John Hurt on the positive side of aging and more. I hope you enjoy it, click here to listen.

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