Playing tracks by
Bill Wells & Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Bill Wells Octet Vs. Future Pilot AKA, Bill Wells Trio, Bill Wells Octet, Bill Wells, Annie Whitehead, Barbara Morgenstern, Stefan Schneider and more.
Being our first record together, I’m inevitably asked by interviewers why I wanted to work with Bill Wells. I first heard his music at the very end of the last century when Domino released his album with Future Pilot AKA, a fantastic mash-up of sampled beats and jazz that sounded not that far from David Axelrod’s best moments. But it was his 2002 LP, Also In White, that really struck me. I can’t quite explain why, but it sounds like a perfect city soundscape; when it’s not forming a crack in your heart, it makes you think of rooftops and neon and busy streets. And, for a record with its musical roots in black America, it sounds oddly Scottish... continued on http://drownedinsound.com/lists/aidan-moffat-day