Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

9. Daft PunkDiscovery

This album was played constantly as a child in our flat in central London. The French house scene was already trickling into the London scene and I remember at the time with all my dad’s crowd there was this feeling of kind of friendly competition – because this album, I think, really did break a lot of boundaries. The UK scene was probably quite jealous of the fact that the French could come out with an album like this, it was a definable moment in dance music. I think a lot of doors wouldn’t have been opened, certain things to do with visuals and music and the way they took their live show out. I also like the way that Discovery has this very obvious sound of sampling so unashamedly, you can hear them pressing the pads, I really like that aesthetic. That definitely was something I took with me when making music.

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