Mild High Club - Photo by Logan White

Photo by Logan White

MILD HIGH CLUB is Alexander Brettin and band. An singer currently based in sunny Los Angeles and making music that reflects the more casual California lifestyle. Just recently debuting their dreamy record Timeline, we at NOTHING BUT HOPE AND PASSION that you’d like to dive into the mind behind the artist whilst letting the music drag you away from dreary winter blues.

How would you describe your music to our readers in one sentence?

Music touches me when you’re choosing keep shuffling because tuneage beats suffering.

Which 5 tracks should start a mixtape to perfectly capture your musical influences?

Who have influenced me throughout my life are artists like SALVIA PLATH or DEACON BLUES. On a mixtape I’d place songs like Portrait of Diana, Run From This City by a band called PURLING HISS and Everybody loves Sunshine by ROYS AYERS.

Describe your earliest musical memory.

Hearing Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by THE BEATLES.

Would you rather be a dragon or have a dragon?

Be the dragon.

If your music would score a movie what sort of movie would that be? What actors
can you imagine playing in it?

A movie about marijuana outlaws starring Woody Harrelson.

If this whole musician thing won’t workout – what would be your alternative dream

To be come a spaceman.

Tell us a mostly unknown artist we should definitely check out

Altered Gee.

The music industry is changing quite heavily these days. What’s the best and what’s the worst part of these changes, in your eyes?

Bureaucratic nonsense, pressing records.

Unleash your inner Burt Bacharach and complete the following sentence… ‘What the world needs now is…’

… hugs and nugs.

What role play ‘hope’ and ‘passion’ in your life?

Hope that I’m passionate to make music till I die.