There are few who can contest to have been as singular and relevant as The Juan Maclean has across the last decade. A long-standing relationship with DFA has allowed Juan and Nancy to express creative genius through a vast array of outlets blurring the lines between pop, house, disco and various other genre related nonsense.
That was never the point....
The point was always to make fun, well produced sounding music with an intuitive twist and in all honesty us here at Ransom Note still get excited when something new lands in our inbox.
This feature should have happened a long time ago. Influences below...
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CHROME - PHAROAH CHROMIUM
Chrome are definitely in my top 5 influences of all time. Their two best albums, ‘Alien Soundtracks’ and ‘Half Machine Lip Moves,’ sound like a mixture of Kraftwerk, Jimi Hendrix, Can, and Black Sabbath. I think their formula of combing electronics with live instrumentation left a deep imprint on me in my teenage years.