Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

I found this record when I was still living in Barcelona, nine or ten years ago I guess, and it was a revelation. It was the first time I felt something that felt repetitive at first listen – but as you listen to it more and more, you start to discover the complexities within those layers. I was playing this record to a friend recently, and I discovered new elements in it again. We lay down and listened to it through a speaker, and I thought, ‘Damn, I’d never heard this frequency before, and I’ve been listening to this record for ten years!’ And that really surprised me – how wonderful this record is, how wonderful and complex it is. It’s something I long to achieve, those melodies repeating and transforming and you never get tired of it, you just flow in there for the duration.

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