Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

3. TV On The RadioDear Science

I was in New York for quite a while at the time this came out, doing a lot of Reprazent stuff. We were travelling through America a lot and someone introduced me to this record and I was just instantly hooked. To me it was the same thing as hip hop, as jungle, that same mentality and mindset of doing things your own way. Touring around America listening to this music really revealed the way that the production and the song-structures… they were just like jungle, it had that whole DIY mentality to it. And for me, at a time when I needed it, it kept me in my pocket and on my toes, on the edge. It kept me on that whole idea that it really didn’t matter what genre I listened to so long as I was hearing music that had cultural codes in it, that made sense because of those codes.

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