XLR8R Podcast 543: Lawrence


Lawrence is Peter M. Kersten, the much-loved DJ, producer and Dial label head. Growing up in Hamburg, Germany, he heard his first house track in 1987, namely Mr. Fingers' "Can You Feel It," and became enchanted with the "strange minimal loop, with no song structure and the melancholic deepness," he recalls in an earlier RA interview. "I had never heard anything like it before. Scouring through Lawrence's discography, and it's apparent that Larry Heard's 1988 number formed something of a sonic blueprint for Kersten's sumptuous deep house and techno sound. Check out his Podcast for XLR8R.

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