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Member Mix | Heather Cobb

February 28, 2014 / By Joe Ross

The music doesn’t stop! For this week’s Member Mix, Heather Cobb, an independent graphic designer (who most recently picked up a cross-stitching hobby), compiled a serious Southern playlist. It’s got everything from classic rhythm-and-blues by the Animals and Aretha Franklin to newer tunes by Dan Auerbach and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Check it out below.

Some of Heather’s recent cross-stitchery:

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“Turns out I have grown quite fond of all things Southern. I recently received my first issue of Garden and Gun magazine, which filled me with a bunch of sentimental thoughts and spiraled into realizing I’ve been in Houston for quite longer than I had anticipated. I started to pull a Southern-esque music mix together, which morphed into R&B, and alt-country, and the like. This year marks 20 years in the South for my Yankee self. Okay, truth is I still hate the mosquitoes and muggy summers, but love the music I’ve discovered along the way and the cold drinks.”

Give it a listen:

What’s this Member Mix thing all about? Every other Friday we’ll bring you musical inspiration from Houston’s top creatives, in a series of designer-generated Spotify playlists. If you don’t already have Spotify, you can sign up for a free account here.

Be sure to follow AIGA Houston on Spotify for new playlists every other Friday! Check back in two weeks for another Member Mix!

Written by Joe Ross

Joe Ross

Joe is a principal and designer at Spindletop Design, where he works to create lasting brand identities and impactful creative collateral for print and web. He currently serves as Director of Community Programming on the AIGA Houston board.

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