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Aspirational Music: Hiro Kone's Favourite Tracks
Bernie Brooks , November 3rd, 2021 10:32

From the duduk to spiritual jazz, Hiro Kone's Nicky Mao guides Bernie Brooks through a selection of thirteen tracks that informed and inspired her latest LP, Silvercoat The Throng


The Walker Brothers - 'The Electrician'

This is the song of all songs for me. I don't know if that would surprise people. For electronic artists I feel like people want to think of you in relation to Aphex Twin or something like that, and I could care less, to be honest. No disrespect to him, but that's not where my head is at, at all. For me, 'The Electrician' is a perfect song. It's the thing that I'm always reaching towards. It's that feeling of, ‘Oh, I could die happy tomorrow if I wrote a song like that.’ Maybe that sounds goofy, but it has all the qualities of a song that I love and can listen to over and over again. And it still gives me goosebumps.