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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...


Brian Eno & David Byrne – My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts (Sire, 1981)

This is one of the most influential 20th Century records. You can hear it in minimal music and it has omnipresence. The lessons I learnt from Eno and Byrne were that you could mix and match samples with real music electronically.Eno & Bryne sampled [Algerian muslims reciting from] the Koran on 'Qu'ran' an original track from My Life; which was soon removed for obvious reasons.