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A Chat With Paul Shapera, The King of Cyborg Fairies

Paul Shapera’s joy when discussing his eccentric work is, in a word, inspiring. The New York composer might be severely jetlagged and dead tired when we speak with him on the phone—and yet, the enthusiasm with which he discusses his large discography of fantasy/sci-fi concept albums makes you think he’s just woken up. “I used to make these albums for nobody, so I am extremely delighted to even have any sort of audience and talk about it,” he says, stretching out the vowels of every other word.

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