About the show
Playing tracks by
Bill Wells & Maher Shalal Hash Baz, Bill Wells, Bill Wells, Annie Whitehead, Barbara Morgenstern, Stefan Schneider, Bill Wells Octet, Bill Wells & 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...