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The Spirit Is The Thing: Irmin Schmidt's Favourite Records
Sean Kitching , December 4th, 2015 10:46

As the former Can man releases his Electro Violet box set this week, he boils his all-time favourites down to a 'records of the day' selection, taking Sean Kitching from albums to individual songs and classical compositions


Grace Jones - Nightclubbing
It's such a great idea this, this mixture of electronic, disco, reggae, blues, salsa, new wave and funk. And the production, by Alex Sadkin - what he did is really some of the great inventions in this kind of genre of music. He uses this French chanson kind of accordion; it's a wonderful idea, beautiful. That goes back to Juliette Gréco.