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In Pursuit Of Restless Beauty: Max Richter's 13 Favourite LPs
Ed Power , July 26th, 2017 11:39

With the release of his deep dive Behind The Counter compilation, composer Max Richter talks to Ed Power about the albums that shaped his musical philosophies and encouraged him to escape the humdrum of suburbia


Floating Points – Elaenia 
A very mature piece of work – and that’s not damning with faint praise. A great deal of time has been spent making decisions here. It feels as if it is playing with electronic music languages in a very smart way. There’s a lot of analogue on it but it’s not an antique. It feels quite warm, using the right elements at the right time. It’s not self-regarding in the least – just very thoughtful and so well put together. 

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