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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 – Apllo: Atmospheres And Soundtracks (Virgin, 1983)

I was Brian Eno’s A&R scout at EG records in the mid 80s. This album touches on a great love of mine: the Apollo Moon landing and whether they were real or not. Have you seen the film? The music is the soundtrack of the film For All Mankind. Fascinating footage made by the 12 astronauts that supposedly went to the moon. This wasn’t a drug album for me, but The Man-Machine, Low, African Dub Chapter 3 and Metal Box were.