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Baker's Dozen

“There Is Noise In Beauty”: Cornelius’ Favourite Albums
Elizabeth Aubrey , January 31st, 2018 11:36

In the first Baker's Dozen of 2018, Cornelius guides us through 13 favourites that helped shaped his musical life, including the new-on-vinyl Mellow Waves


D'Angelo – Voodoo
When Voodoo came out, it was a very unique and extraordinary sounding record, especially in the way he interprets the rhythm and the groove. There's definitely a sort of very nuanced time-lag in the rhythm – nothing was synced. There was always a sort of little gap that you could capture if you paid attention. This was very interesting and special to me.     Even though at the time he was very modern, now when you hear all the different bands and artists today, there are so many younger artists who have definitely been influenced by this particular album. I think it's a classic masterpiece.   I'm open-minded to literally any genre, any type of music, whether it's very successful or famous or completely ambiguous underground. But Voodoo is definitely one of the really majorly successful albums that still has a huge influence on me up until this day.