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Relentless Education: Krust's 13 Favourite Albums
Neil Kulkarni , September 22nd, 2021 08:20

Drum & bass pioneer Krust takes Neil Kulkarni through the records that shaped him, from the lessons learnt from Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan and Yellow Magic Orchestra to the "revelation" of Flying Lotus, via The Beatles, Michael Jackson and more


Noel Harrison - The Windmills Of Your Mind

I got ill about three weeks ago, a bad gastro thing and I just couldn't do anything. For about four nights in a row just couldn't sleep. And then one night I was like, oh, maybe I'll watch Thomas Crown Affair. And I really loved the soundtrack - it’s like prog! The songs and the structure - this song doesn’t do the usual kind of pop arrangement, it’s unique and that’s why it has stood the test of time.

As a kid, the lyrics to this, the spiral it puts you on, faintly scared me

When you listen to the lyrics they’re very poignant, and very dark as well. I just love hearing session players from this period - they’re all about feeling. Not busy, not macho, just deftness.