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Bill Laswell

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Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It's exactly the same.


— Bill Laswell


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If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room.


— Bill Laswell


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In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.


— Bill Laswell


#ambience #atmosphere #bass #been #deals

Nothing was a style first. Everything started as an idea. A guy did something with an idea. Someone copied him. Some copied all of them and it became trendy and then it became a style.


— Bill Laswell


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People are afraid of things they don't understand. They don't know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.


— Bill Laswell


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People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do.


— Bill Laswell


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Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music.


— Bill Laswell


#done #goes #just #keep #like

Sound comes out of a life experience.


— Bill Laswell


#experience #life #life experience #out #sound

The atmosphere defines the environment of sound.


— Bill Laswell


#defines #environment #sound

What I'm dealing with is sound. I don't pretend to be dealing with music. I'm just dealing with sound elements, textures and sounds.


— Bill Laswell


#elements #i #just #music #pretend






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Celluloid also released a slew of 12" devoted to Hip-Hop becoming a pre-cursor to the popularity the form enjoyed starting in the mid-1980s. Remixes (released and unreleased) have been done for artists including Sting Nine Inch Nails Almamegretta Scorn Ozzy Osbourne and Tori Amos. Of those releases there was a DVD set a studio release and a live 2-disc set from Tabla Beat Science a project that revolves somewhat around the tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain son of the late Alla Rakha.

Burroughs. Laswell ranks among the most prolific of modern musicians being involved in hundreds of recordings with many collaborators from all over the world. Laswell's music draws upon many different genres most notably funk various world music jazz dub and ambient styles.

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