” Mozart, Beethoven – how can you not want to share them with everyone and anyone? This stuff is of as great importance as the food we eat and the air we breathe. “


” I think most people’s record collections are more interesting than radio generally gives them credit for. You’re likely to be as interested in the Grateful Dead as Palestrina. It pisses me off how compartmentalised music is. I used to be in a punk band, you know? “


” For anyone who doesn’t have that connection with Mozart, I urge those people to go and find some of his music, because it can quite genuinely make you just glad to be alive. “


” Somerset is the first proper country county you come to in the West, which isn’t dependent on London and isn’t full of commuters. Somerset is full of the most fantastically interesting people. “


” I have loads of issues with the way classical music is presented. It has been too reverential, too ‘high art’ – if you’re not in the club, they’re not going to let you join. It’s like The Turin Shroud: don’t touch it because it might fall apart. “


” The way Fatboy Slim layers motifs is the same as 18th-century baroque counterpoint. You have an idea, then you have an answer to the idea in another voice, then you have a counter idea accompanying the original idea, and you build up your texture like that. I’m really into Kruder and Dorfmeister at the moment, and they do the same thing. “



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Mozart, Beethoven - how can you not want to share them with everyone and anyone? This stuff is of as great importance as the food we eat and the air we breathe.
I think most people


For anyone who doesn
Somerset is the first proper country county you come to in the West, which isn
I have loads of issues with the way classical music is presented. It has been too reverential, too
The way Fatboy Slim layers motifs is the same as 18th-century baroque counterpoint. You have an idea, then you have an answer to the idea in another voice, then you have a counter idea accompanying the original idea, and you build up your texture like that. I
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