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Earthly Delights: Konx-Om-Pax's Favourite Music
Christian Eede , June 27th, 2019 11:32

Christian Eede speaks to Scottish producer Konx-Om-Pax about his love of 808s and his new album on Planet Mu, as well as his favourite music, from Autechre to Popol Vuh, Kode9 to Gas, Regis to happy hardcore mixes by Scott Brown

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Jonnie [Wilkes] from Optimo came to an Art School gig once [in Glasgow] with a big bag of Burial Mix records and that was my first introduction to Basic Channel and Rhythm & Sound, and the sound associated with that. The bass and the sub, and how minimal it was, it was a really physical experience hearing that loud on a big PA. That music doesn’t really cut across when you’re listening to it on headphones or a laptop. It’s a club sound. Discovering Chain Reaction came after that when I delved deeper into it. A whole load of records from them are big for me, the Shinichi Atobe ones and Fluxion. My friend Guy, who I mentioned earlier about the Nosferatu record, put me onto them. That whole spacial, glacial, dub-heavy sound, I could just listen to it forever.