Film: LA’s Indie Director Ross Harris

ep.07 Beatie Wolfe interview Ross Harris AKA "rossangeles" (Stones Throw/Elliott Smith filmmaker) about capturing the west coast music scene, some of its unlikely heroes, and the art of storytelling. Listen to this dublab radio show which takes you from Airplane! to Gary Wilson via the thread of family and friendship. 

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. The Barbican is commissioning a new documentary about Beatie's work which will be directed by Ross Harris. 

Ross Harris’ Orange Juice for the Ears

  • First song that imprinted? “Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town” by Kenny Rogers 

  • First album that shaped who you are? Revolver by The Beatles - track played “Taxman” 

  • The music you would send into Space? “Starman” by David Bowie 

  • The song you would have at your memorial? “Please Don’t Bury Me" by John Prine

  • The album you would pass onto your kids? Salad Days by Mac DeMarco - track played “Let Her Go” 

The show opens with “Coming Up Roses” by Elliott Smith, a track Beatie Wolfe most associates with Ross Harris as Ross made the “Coming Up Roses” music video for Elliott, in addition to the Oscar-nominated “Miss Misery” and “Plainclothes Man.”