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Baker's Dozen

"Music In Which To Get Truly Lost": Daniel Avery's Favourite Records
The Quietus , August 5th, 2015 11:55

The Phantasy producer and DJ goes from mid-teen discoveries to recent acquisitions as he writes us his own Baker's Dozen of top albums, EPs and mixes ahead of his b2b set with Erol Alkan at fabric later this month

Photograph courtesy of Steve Gullick

I've been here for over an hour trying to write this introduction. Picking 13 records was an interesting task but explaining why I've chosen this particular set has become all-consuming. My favourite thing about music is that tastes can be so easily affected and informed by outside forces. Hearing a certain track in a club or being handed something by a friend can literally alter the course of your life and your view of the world. Therefore this list, rather than a potted life story, instead attempts to explain where my head is currently at as I sit here in 2015 London.

Daniel Avery plays b2b Erol Alkan at fabric on August 15, joined by Voiski and Volte-Face in room one and DBridge, Calibre, Marcus Intalex, DRS and SP:MC in room two; for full details and tickets, head to fabric's site here. Click on his image below to begin scrolling through Daniel's choices, which run in no particular order