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Baker's Dozen

Diabolical Crackers: Trans Am's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , September 8th, 2014 07:51

With new LP Volume X just out, the Washington D.C. trio split the top albums rundown three ways and self-pen us their Baker's Dozen

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Phuture - 'Acid Tracks'
Sebastian Thomson: Technically this is a 12" and not an album... but I had to include this. I was always interested in electronic music, starting with things like Kraftwerk and Herbie Hancock's Future Shock, and then going to Aphex Twin and Plasticman etc. However, a lot of house music passed me by. I think this was mainly due to the fact that my first exposure to it was commercial house music that I hated. Phuture was important to me in that it showed me that house music, acid in this case, can be underground, dark and heavy. This 12" opened my eyes to a whole new world, particularly the track 'Your Only Friend'.


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