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Augmenting Reality: Devendra Banhart's Favourite Albums
Tara Joshi , September 28th, 2016 09:34

Following the release of his ninth album, Ape In Pink Marble, the LA-based singer-songwriter and artist opts against a theme of lobster-based smut (read on) and talks Tara Joshi through his 13 all-time favourite records


Nils Frahm – Screws
This is an incredible record – it's a beautiful masterpiece and he's so good live too. One of the great composers and he's a really cool, sweet guy; I like him a lot. He just did an incredible soundtrack, too [Music For The Motion Picture Victoria]. I wouldn't really know how to categorise his music – he really experiments with different genres in his own very Nils-y way. He's got dub songs! He'll start off a set playing spaced-out kind of King Tubby dub tunes and then he'll move into a very poetic, beautiful, minimalist composition. He's just very, very unique – he's totally individual when it comes to expressing himself and he's a great artist. Can't go wrong with that.