New Zealand-born artist Lucola Bang, or Luke Benge quickly came to a lot of people’s attention due to his smooth, atmospheric disco vibes and all round good time guarantee whenever listening to him. He’s recently released his latest single Snakes and Ladders, which is a snapshot into his forthcoming EP, and it had us hooked from the first few seconds. We can’t wait to hear what is still to come!
Ahead of that release, we managed to ask Benge what his favourite tunes are, from waking up to going to sleep and everything in between. As always, the answers have been compiled into one big, eclectic playlist for your aural pleasure. Check it below!
My favourite track to wake up to is…Steve Reich – Electric Couterpoint (Part I)
Minimalist grooves, slow and steady wins the race!
The best track for cooking is…Baris Manco – Hal Hal
Turkish cooky with the Turkish kooky
The best track for spring cleaning is…Holger Czukay – Cool In The Pool
The ultimate road trip track is…Red Hot Chili Peppers – Aeroplane
My favourite love song is…Donna Lewis – I Love You Always Forever
I heard this song after many years of forgetting it’s existence in a pink furry gay bar in Berlin. Certainly tickles my fancy.
The best track for sweet love makin’ is…Sade – Smooth Operator
The track that always gets the party started is…Leta Bbulu – Normalizo
Some funky flirtatious grooves here take me back to Africa goddamn it
The best track to wind down a crowd is…Virna Lindt – Underwater Boy
Time to break out the nangs!
My favourite drunken karaoke track is…Christopher Cross – Ride Like The Wind
I like to ride in similar fashion to the cool breeze…
My favourite song to sing in the shower is…London Beat – I’ve Been Thinking About You
GIVE ME BACK MY SOAP
A song that always makes me cry is…Yo La Tengo – Tears Are In Your Eyes
I love going to sleep listening to…Gigi Masin – Clouds
I can’t stop dancing when I hear…Chaka Kahn – Ain’t Nobody
This song makes me get on the bar & strip down to my velvet pants WITHOUT FAIL