Instead of going on and on about our top picks of 2009 and the past 10 years–we’ll do that later–self-titled asked some standout artists to share their favorite records. Up next: MONO uncovers Ennio Morricone‘s heart-sinking Baaria soundtrack.
Ennio Morricone, BaarÃa (Import)
I always look forward to new material by Ennio Morricone. This soundtrack is much darker and sadder than his recent work. I found it so melancholic and intensely beautiful. The arrangements on this album are very unique–it makes me wonder if he is trying to create progressive modern classical music. In a way it reminds me of one of my favorite artists, Gavin Bryars. This music seems timeless to me, like I could listen to it at any stage of my life. – Taka
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