The man behind the alias Route 24 is UK producer Stuart Cullen, better known to most folk as Pilote. In addition to his numerous pseudonyms, as you can see, he has a fancy terrestrial globe.
In the spring of 2011, I had the great pleasure of meeting two young Norwegian fellows in my local inn. Joakim Rodriguez and Petter Hansen were holidaying in my area and told me of their two main passions, namely, music and equestrianism. It turned out that they were involved in a musical project which went by the name of Route 24. They played me a track, the rather wonderful A Country Song Gone Wrong. I was suitably impressed, and asked them to send me some more tracks with the idea of having them released on my very own OneAcre label. Over the next year or two, they sent a succession of tracks of varying quality, which I then proceeded to edit down to a usable 4-track EP.
They were rather lax with their copyright procedure, and I, being somewhat devoid of new ideas, decided to steal the name Route 24, and with the help of a cunning and unscrupulous music lawyer, I also resolved to release some of the tracks and pass them off as my own.
Listen to some music by Route 24:
Listen more: the album
Twisted basslines, engaging rhythms, good old-fashioned 303s, analog and digital glitches, and a bunch of various samples here is something for everybody. Or, quite possibly, nothing for anybody.
Listen even more: collaborations and compilations
Ideas for Pop Producers to StealOur favorite type of music is the mind-infused and thought-provoking one. We are not saying that this is relevant here, but
Oh, wait. We are.
Music for EukaryotesA compilation that both you and your cat are able to enjoy. Along with a dog. And also a cactus. Perceive this selection of tracks from your very core!
The Discreet Charm of ConsumerismThe result of using an inspirational source that is seemingly uninspiring the music made about supermarkets and related things.
Marginal Stuff for Genuine DorksA fine selection of good tunes, released under the title of an imaginary world, in which 56 Stuff deems appropriate to use some business marketing tools.
FoldoutA compound music composition, varying in tempo, tone, mood, genre and sound. Made by 18 artists via the method Cadavre exquis de la musique.
UncategorizedA variegated compilation made with utter contempt for all the kinds of categorization. The style is whatever, the music is good.
Also known as: Pilote
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