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Dulli Noted: Greg Dulli Of The Afghan Whigs' Favourite Albums
Aug Stone , May 9th, 2014 06:23

With Do To The Beast, the first Afghan Whigs album since 1998, recently released, frontman Greg Dulli takes Aug Stone through the crime scenes of his all-time top LPs


Benoit Pioulard - Lasted
An ex-girlfriend of mine turned me on to Benoit Pioulard and this is the record that she gave to me. He's made four or five records. They're all great. He has this very specific way of singing. I can't even really tell you what he's saying. It's this peculiar mix of a little Scott Walker, a little Nick Drake, and these Eno-y ambient sounds that veer off into sound explosions that go off somewhere and dissipate and then return back to song structure. He does what he wants and he does it in a really compelling way. And again I could've chosen different records of his but Lasted was the first record that I heard and the title track in particular is a great way to introduce yourself to the magic that is Benoit Pioulard.