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Not-So-Bitter Music: Ali 'Perc' Wells On His Favourite 13 Albums
Tonka Tonka , May 10th, 2017 09:26

We've sent that young rascal Tonka to interview Ali Wells about the albums that made him Perc, from Huey Lewis & The News to Pete Swanson, Aphex, and how Iron Maiden made his kick drum mockery-proof


Surgeon - Force + Form
I can't really remember where or when I first encountered Surgeon's music, but I do remember going on a big Surgeon, Regis, Female, Downwards, Counter Balance, Dynamic Tension binge at one point. Force + Form is my favourite Surgeon album. Techno doesn't throw up too many great artist albums, which is why I put so much thought into my own, but Force + Form is one of the greatest achievements of the genre. It's a purist techno album in some ways but also pushes outwards into new territory at other times. It has a subtle sense of humour to it, which is evident in a lot of Tony's work and which techno desperately needs.