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Energy Capture: Byetone's Favourite Albums
Christian Eede , June 8th, 2016 08:39

The producer and co-founder of Raster-Noton talks Christian Eede through a "rock-oriented" selection of his favourite records as the pioneering German electronic music label celebrate two decades of operations

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Miles Davis – Big Fun
What made you choose this Miles Davis album over any other?

Yes, there are many more I could have named here. This was my step into Miles Davis's music and in the beginning, I was very into his electric-oriented decade. It's still quite polyrhythmic but it's not as much of a well-known record as some of his others. At the time that I was discovering this, I was very into Can and I felt this record was quite connected to them in some ways. It has a very interesting rhythm section for example. I think, at this time too, he was very into drugs [laughs]. It's very psychedelic but not too much like a lot of similar music in the 1960s would have been.


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