Steph Gilmore

Steph Gilmore is a champ.

Not just in the professional sense, but in the everyday sense, too. We figured if she’s even 1/8th as good at making a playlist as she on a wave, it’d be worth the listen. Not only did she comply, but she managed to keep her love of JLO to herself.

What’s the most important thing to keep in mind when creating a playlist or mix-tape?

I started with the MC audience in mind and I got too self-conscious, so then I just got too confident and threw it all in together with my own opinion as a guide.

What’s the theme of your playlist?

What the Funk!

What activity/activities would your playlist best compliment?

Driving or just being at home, specifically performing kitchen activities, Cooking!

Are there any songs on there that you’re a little embarrassed by?

It took all my strength not to add my true favs—Janet, JLO, Mariah and Jamiroquai.

Were you a mix-tape maker back in the cassette days? If so, what was your specialty?

Not really, I was too busy spending my every hour of the day in my wetsuit at the beach.

What the Funk Playlist Tracklisting

1. Ghetto Disco (Norman Jay Edit) – Ted Taylor

2. Hey Joe – Charlotte Gainsbourg

3. Seasons (Waiting On You) – BADBADNOTGOOD Reinterpretation

4. West End Girls (7″ Mix) – Pet Shop Boys

5. Bowtie – Outkast

6. Martha My dear – The Beatles

7. Belly Button Window – Jimi Hendrix

8. Good Fortune – PJ Harvey

9. Rapt – Karen O

10. I’m the Man, That Will Find You – Connan Mockasin

11. Sunshine Superman – Donovan

12. Turn Blue – The Black Keys

13. Yuuhiwa Akaku (Red Sunset) – Blue Jeans

14. Future People – Alabama Shakes

15. Kool Thing – Sonic Youth

16. The Words That Maketh Murder – PJ Harvey

17. Same Old Story – Taste

18. Memoir – Charlotte Gainsbourg

19. Boe Zaah – Mac DeMarco

20. Disciples – Tame Impala

21. Heavy and Rolling (feat. Andrew Wyatt) – Mark Ronson

22. Cant Get Away – Rodriguez

23. Lucky I Got What I want – Jungle

24. La Horse – Serge Gainsbourg

25. Ma Baker – Boney M.

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