There aren’t many bands quite like Tangerines. Formed by frontman Gareth Hoskins in his parents’ shed, they’re a South London four piece that have been straddling the industry sidelines for a good few years now. They’re a heavenly hit of brass knuckled tenderness and unvarnished slick. Music comes naturally to the boys. Immediately accessible, their sound is timeless with a slim snaggletooth of sinister.
When he’s not fronting Tangerines, though, Hoskins goes by the DJ name Diabloz. Mixing songs by the likes of Lindsey Buckingham, Nap Eyes and Betty Harris, his Mixcloud is a step through soul, rhythm and blues, experimental folk and beyond. Join Tangerines’ Gareth Hoskins on a car ride to nowhere, as he meddles with the tape deck.
Tangerines – 'You Look Like Something I Killed'
Where are we going?
Thereʼs room for another. Whoʼs coming with?
Certainly not me, otherwise thisʼll be a short trip
Whatʼs the vehicle of choice?
Got any good snacks?
No, Iʼm on a diet
Wait, whatʼs that in the glove box?
You didnʼt see that
What did you do with the map?
I smoked it
Whyʼs it in Swedish?
Cos it tastes better
What's on the mixtape?
Ennio Morricone - Evaʼs Holy Dress
Wganda Kenya - El Caterete
Rudy Ray Moore - The Turning Point
Little Tommy - Baby Canʼt You See
Denim - Middle of the Road
Angel Gutierrez - Eternamente
Robert Wyatt - Pigs
The Delcos - Arabia
Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain
Roberto Cacciapaglia & Ann Steel - Media
Marvin Pontiac - Small Car
Singapore Chang Siao Ying - Starry Night
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