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Diamanda Galás Discusses Her 13 Favourite Albums
The Quietus , August 1st, 2012 06:24

Diamanda Galás plays the one of the opening concerts of Antony Hegarty's Meltdown Festival at London's Southbank Centre tonight. In advance of the performance, she tells us about 13 albums that have been influential on her life and work


Pierre Henry - Variations Pour Une Porte Et Un Soupir 

[When I heard this] I realized that the modality for obtaining the sound wanted was unimportant, and that, just because I knew some nice vocals... So what?

Nicholas Guerin hipped me to [Pierre Henry] and I started to realize that I'd better get serious about the voice. That is when I got into the multi-mic work, so I could rip the voice across the room - not an easy feat.