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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


William Basinski - The Disintegrations Loops I
The most hypnotic of records and one I regularly put on in the studio when I need to reset my thoughts. For such a seemingly simple piece of music - a single, repeating loop literally disintegrating over the course of an hour - the room genuinely feels empty when it has finished. To me the record represents pure escapism. The music is entirely different but I get the same feeling from those transcendental moments in a club: those times when the outside world is nothing more than a distant, inconsequential thought in your head.

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