Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Charanjit Singh on how he invented acid house ... by mistake

Much has been made of the album's astonishingly advanced sound palette, the high recording quality, and the unexpected use of a 303 on a record made in Mumbai so soon after the machine's official release in Japan at the end of 1981. These factors, coupled with the original record's astonishing rarity and extremely unlikely and enigmatic creator, have led many to believe the album was a hoax.
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