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Baker's Dozen

Untidy Selections: Mr. Scruff's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , May 8th, 2014 06:49

Ahead of his new album, Friendly Bacteria, out on Ninja Tune this month, the tea-loving master of the marathon DJ set pens us his own Baker's Dozen, picking the top 13 records out of his crate


Sly & Robbie - A Dub Experience
The first dub album I bought from Music Zone in Stockport in 1986. I was really into mixing then, and bought it to play on 45 and mix with hip-hop, as it had that stark, empty sound that a lot of hip-hop had around '86/’87. Of course it sounded better on 33, and I got to know many classic Sly & Robbie, Dennis Brown, Black Uhuru and Junior Delgado tunes via their dubs on this album. Crisp, spacey magnificence, with a rock-solid bottom end.