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Bakers Dozen: Alex Paterson Of The Orb Chooses His Favourite 13 Albums
The Quietus , November 4th, 2010 06:48

Dr Alex Paterson of The Orb has fine taste in music indeed. Here he talks us through his favourite 13 albums...


Steve Reich – Music For 18 Musicians (ECM, 1978)

This is the mathmatics of music. Babies in the womb love his music, and my son was born to this piece. It also helped me to keep my nose clean, pull my socks up and not swear. A lot of people might presume that neo-classical or minimalist music like this is quite difficult but nothing could be further from the truth. “The truth be out.” (Shakespeare)