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Daniel writes evocatively of his own experience with 20 Jazz Funk Greats, which he discovered as an adolescent looking for more extreme forms of music, but the best passages in the book are his Q&A's with the band members, who remain as confrontational and confounding as ever. (Stephen M. Deusner Pitchfork)
Drew Daniel is one half of the acclaimed electronic group Matmos - successful in their own right, and also as collaborators with Bjork. Drew has taught the history of electronic music at the San Francisco Art Institute and a sound art seminar at Harvard. He has just moved to Baltimore, where he now teaches in the English Department at Johns Hopkins University.
A well-written analysis. I was pleasantly surprised after listening to this series' pretentious book on Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation, which I turned off after about five minutes.Published on May 31, 2013 by lfoley
Having read a few of the books in this series, this is far and away the best written I've seen. It's an in depth track by track examination that opens out a lot of thought on the... Read morePublished on May 21, 2013 by Random Guy
I love 33 1/3 books. Love them! To have an entire volume dedicated to one of my favorite records is almost too good to be true. Read morePublished on December 15, 2009 by Eric Mortensen
Overall, this was a disappointing read and by far my least favorite of the 33 1/3 series. It was a book I wanted to just finish, put down and get it over - it was not enjoyable in... Read morePublished on December 7, 2008 by Graham Hunter