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Cinematic Quality: Blanck Mass' Favourite Albums
James Benge , May 12th, 2015 13:12

He's just released his second solo album, Dumb Flesh, and is set to play tQ's stage at The Great Escape on Friday. Before that, the Fuck Buttons man gives James Benge the rundown of his top 13 records

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There are some Carpenter-esque moments on there too but some of my personal favourite moments would be the Shriekback tracks on there, particularly ‘This Big Hush’. There’s obviously a very 80s feel to it, but I think it’s done in the right way, it’s gloomy. I’m a child of the 80s but that’s my preferred style; it’s more Depeche Mode than the naff stuff.

There are more instrumental, synthy moments on there which obviously I’m a big fan of - it has a great narrative too, very different ideas but such a solid whole.

The Iron Butterfly song on there is a bit of curveball though. I have no issues with it, it works in the film though, in the same way as the Q Lazzarus does on the The Silence Of The Lambs, though that’s another song I really, really love.


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