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The Two Sides of Mocky: Collaborator and Mad Scientist

Canadian-born producer Mocky has an impressive resume. He’s spent the last 18 years amassing a discography of critically acclaimed LPs (Pitchfork awarded his 2009 album Saskamodie an 8.0, calling it, “an inspired, giving album”). His writing and production credits read like a who’s-who of pop music, featuring names like Kelela, Feist, Jane Birkin, and Jamie Lidell). He’s collaborated with Alejandro Jodorowsky and contributed music to the recent Netflix anime series Carole & Tuesday from legendary Cowboy Bebop director Shinichirō Watanabe. And yet when asked to summarize his success, he chooses to deflect. “I’ve always been lucky to somehow always fall in with friends who are about to do something amazing,” he said. “[It’s essentially about] not messing that up for them.”

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