Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

2. GrowingThe Color Wheel

They are one of my favourite bands. The two guys Joe and Kevin make this very kaleidoscopic, heavy and beautiful guitar drone music that I love. I first heard them when I was living in Philly in 2005. They were opening up for a band that I liked and I was just really transfixed and transported by their music, I could just swim around in it in a way I never really experienced before. I would say this is my favourite of their records but I love most of the stuff they’ve made. Recently Joe and I have become friends and started playing music together, I’m actually working on a record with them now. Joe and I went to Russia last year and we played together and that was satisfying for me because I’ve been such a fan for a long time, you can hear it on my Bandcamp. I never heard of the idea of synaesthesia before I heard this record, when I listen to it now, I think about colours and sounds and how you can kind of create this palette of colours and textures just by playing instrumental songs. It’s a different way of listening.

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