Playout Pitch: Blair Jollands

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Playout Pitch: Blair Jollands

He has been described as a mixture of David Bowie and Beck.

Starting in Blues and Folk and moving into more modern electronic music, Blair Jollands has been influenced by a wide range of musicians, but unlike many one of his main influences comes from film.

His work has featured on the credits for films and TV shows including the BAFTA award-winning movie Pride, Alien Vs Predator and series Teachers.

Blair has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the music industry including Boy George and The Strokes producer Gordon Raphael, and released albums under his alter ego El Hula.

He doesn’t describe himself as a musician, instead he likes the term ‘noise-maker’ this is because he not only sings, song writes and plays many instruments - but he’s also a sound designer.

He incorporates found sounds and samples into his productions, which has previously won him awards.

He currently is about to release his album Half Life, and he joined The Evening Show to play his current single ‘I Will Carry You.’


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