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  • Autechre are an electronic music duo consisting of Rob Brown and Sean Booth, who formed in Sheffield, England in 1991.
  • In an attempt to ban raves, the UK parliament passed the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 banning public performance of music "wholly or predominantly characterized by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats." In response, Autechre issued this track, in which no two bars have the same beat. Sean Booth explained, "We made as many different bars as we could on the drum machine, then strung them all together."

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