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Killing Joke's Youth On His 13 Favourite Records
The Quietus , March 29th, 2011 10:14

In our latest Baker's Dozen feature, Youth tells us about his 13 favourite albums


Vangelis - Blade Runner Soundtrack
Cold wave – it’s very now! I loved The Social Network and Inception soundtracks, because both sound very much like Tangerine Dream – and Nine Inch Nails [the band of Trent Reznor, who composed The Social Network soundtrack with Atticus Ross] have always blown me away. This, though, is still the best and most fantastic cosmic space music I’ve ever heard. The power sounds vast and epic, and yet still fragile. Surprisingly, there’s no orchestra – it’s all synths. Although in the 80s you couldn’t get it, and the only version available was an orchestral version… very frustrating!

We often go on stage to this with Killing Joke. The atmosphere is immense.