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Heart Beats: Stuart A Staples On The Music That Inspired Arrythmia
Luke Turner , June 27th, 2018 09:07

From Linton Kwesi Johnson to Laurie Anderson, Kendrick Lamar to Robert Wyatt, Miles Davis and Insecure Men - Tindersticks vocalist Stuart A Staples selects the music that shaped his brilliant new solo album, Arrythmia


Miles Davis – In A Silent Way
I had to include this album because over time it has literally changed the way I think about music and opened a door for me to take a look on the other side. My fellow band member and collaborator Dan McKinna might call this album an example of 'modal composition' (sorry Dan) But for me it gave me chance to imagine music without the song structures I felt frustrated and bound by. Its gradual and light-handed influence is all over Arrhythmia.