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Baker's Dozen

While His Synth Gently Beeps: Benge's Favourite Electronic LPs
Luke Turner , February 15th, 2017 10:50

We know you all love a bit of synth porn so here's Benge's Baker's Dozen - a sort of synth erotica reading, if you will, as he guides you through 13 electronic favourites from Morton Subotnick to Else Marie Pade and George Harrison's Moog explorations to Air and Autechre. Benge photo by Ed Fielding


Air - Music for Museum
I like it when artists or bands do something with a limited set of parameters, it often sounds quite honest, as if they have thought ‘well this is the sort of music we would make if we were stuck on a desert island’ (a cool prospect as long as it is one of those islands that have a good recording studio on it, which I’m sure do exist). This album was commissioned by the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, and was released on double clear vinyl. I really like the crossover of music and fine art. Good sound paintings are very hard to find.