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Nicolas Jaar: ‘The only thing I was excited about was, can electronic music be political?’ | Musique Non Stop

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Nicolas Jaar: ‘The only thing I was excited about was, can electronic music be political?’

Bored with his own self-obsession, the Chilean-American producer aimed to look outwards for his new album, Sirens. He failed, he says, but he’s doesn’t care

Nicolas Jaar approaches our interview with the wariness of an artist who suspects those writing about him have not always been well informed. After walking into the Brooklyn coffee shop where we meet, he asks: “Have you heard my record?” Then, not long after: “When did you get the record?” And finally: “What did you think of the record?”

Related: Nicolas Jaar: Sirens review – electronic noodling hypnotises, frustrates, dazzles

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