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Coherent Sound Waves: Lorenzo Senni's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , June 25th, 2015 10:18

The trance pointillist condenses his musical biography into 13 all-time favourite albums in our latest artist-penned Baker's Dozen


Plastikman - Arkives 1993 - 2010
The only way to avoid the necessity of choosing only one Plastikman record was to go for the Arkives 1993 - 2010 box set. I got this amazing box only a couple of years ago from a Japanese seller on Discogs, though it was released in 2011 in a very limited number of copies. You get all Plastikman releases, rare videos, an amazing book (94 pages including rare and unseen photos and commissioned text), studio recordings, unreleased versions and single takes from legendary tracks. Spastik Original Recording Sessions, for example, is an amazing sound document that demonstrates how Richie [Hawtin] worked in his studio on single elements of the track, how he used delays, reverbs and filters.

Plastikman is one of those music projects I will always keep in mind, not only for the quality and importance of the musical output, but for the overall artistic vision behind it and the ability to keep it fresh and coherent during the many years.