Eno's use of collaboration, chance, and cybernetics to force creativity makes for a fascinating story....Eno himself apparently loved the book, buying copies for friends. This isn't surprising- an interest in process has been a constant of his work for four decades. (Pitchfork)
The prose is elegant, the sheer scope of the work impressive, and the meditation on the source of creativity is both well done and light-handed. (Flavorpill)
As a study of Another Green World it's impressively holistic, hungry to catalogue every possible point of departure for thinking about the record … the best short introduction to Eno's work and ethos going (The Wire)
It's as much a philosophy book as a "Behind the Music" breakdown, and an invitation to think creatively about creativity. (The Millions)
Dayal's unique and fresh take, which also delves into Discreet Music, is a must read for Eno fans and makes a great primer for the uninitiated. (Flagpole)
About the Author
Geeta Dayal's writing on music, visual art, and science has appeared in many major publications, including Bookforum, The Wire, The New York Times, The International Herald-Tribune, and The Village Voice. She is currently at work on a second book on the history of electronic music. She lives in Boston.