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Everything Serves The Rhythm: Panda Bear's Favourite Albums
Joe Clay , January 15th, 2015 11:34

The Animal Collective man released his fifth solo album, Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, this week. Before he did, he sat down with Joe Clay to pick 13 formative favourite records


Aphex Twin - ...I Care Because You Do
It's the most mysterious of all his albums. Again it's the tender songs that blow me away. I don't think they'd work on their own, or like a whole album of them, but when they're juxtaposed with the other stuff they really stick out - just like what I was talking about before with Black Sabbath and Daft Punk. There's a couple of songs on [...ICBYD] that are so sad and tender, but they're in with all that really abrasive techno that Aphex does. The dark stuff. So much of his music is obviously him trying to fuck with you. It's so grotesque and gnarly, but he's also capable of tenderness and beauty and I find that really interesting.

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