Every month, the Forward Magazine brings you a selection of musical gems hand-picked by friends, musicians, speakers of the Forward Festival, and many more. This 44rd edition is a deep-dive into the musical taste of the designer & director Gavin Strange.

Gavin Strange is creative in every way imaginable. Not only does he try to come up with brilliant designs, but he also likes to produce music himself and tries to help other creatives with talks, videos and streams.



The very sophisticated selection by Gavin Strange for our newest Press Forward edition features a well curated variety of gems, ranging from the likes of Bob Vylan, Lorna Shore, Max Cooper, Dessa and many more. The playlist has the perfect combination of rap, rock and soul engaging music. Throughout the 30 songs of this playlist, the music takes you on a journey and keeps on surprising. Check it out for yourselves:



Gavin Strange will speak at the Forward Festival Vienna in October. Next to him, you will be able to get inspired by talks of creatives like Anna Ginsburg, Yuko ShimizuJu Schnee and many more.