Words: Legendary Music Editor Craig Marks

ep.06 Beatie Wolfe interviews current LA Times Music Editor and former top Editor at Billboard/Spin/Blender Craig Marks about being at the helm of Spin for the rise of Nirvana and the importance of meaningful music journalism and curation in this age of metrics. Listen to this dublab radio show which takes you from surberia to MTV via the thread of Dirty Mind.

Orange Juice for the Ears with “musical weirdo and visionary” (Vice) Beatie Wolfe explores the power of music across Space, Science, Art, Health, Film & Technology by talking to the leading luminaries in each field from Nobel Prize winners to multi-platinum producers and hearing the music that has most impacted them, their “Orange Juice for the Ears”. Beatie Wolfe is an artist who has beamed her music into space, been appointed a UN Women role model for innovation and held an acclaimed solo exhibition at the V&A Museum.

Craig Marks’ Orange Juice for the Ears

  • First song that imprinted? "Hello, Goodbye" by The Beatles 

  • First album that shaped who you are? Dirty Mind by Prince - track played "When You Were Mine"

  • The music you would send into Space? "Love is Strange" by Mickey & Sylvia

  • The song you would have at your memorial? "Enjoy Yourself" by The Specials

  • The album you would pass onto your kids? The B-52's by The B-52's – track played "Dance This Mess Around"

The show opens with “Stumblin In” by Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman, a track Beatie Wolfe most associates with Craig Marks after their reunion karaoke duet at Montero's in Brooklyn.