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Ceremonial Worship: Gonjasufi's Favourite Records
Elizabeth Aubrey , August 17th, 2016 08:23

Before the singer, DJ and producer releases his third album, Callus, this week, he talks to Elizabeth Aubrey about the 13 songs and albums that have had the biggest impact on his life, emotionally and spiritually


Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man – Out Of Season
It's so bare and raw – it's just a fucking acoustic guitar. It's not much but her fucking voice and the pain in her shit. I heard it and it's just like, "Fuuuuucccckkk!" I love Beth Gibbons: my wife knows and she gets mad, but I would have liked to have married her as well! She is just so honest and true; she's not on any social media or anywhere and lets her voice do the talking.

I felt like this was the third Portishead record. Everyone was waiting on that third album and for her to go in this direction on an album so dark and slow, it just felt more like the next album they were supposed to make. On some of those records it sounds like Louis Armstrong – it was just incredible for me.