“I never really gave this record much credit before in interviews, but it’s one that I grew up on. My uncle Dougie gave it to me, and while I didn’t think too much of it at the time, now I have to give it a proper mention. A lot of drummers today wouldn’t be what they are without it.
“Red Baron, Stratus, Taurian Matador – fuck, dude, they're incredible. Not only is this one of the baddest ass-sounding records of its time, but it’s got Cobham doing double bass straight-up off the first track. He was one of the first guys in that field who was even doing double bass. It’s crazy!
“This is one of those records that I’ll forget about for a while, but every time I go back to it I’m floored. I’m constantly re-inspired when I hear it. If I ever get stuck on something, I’m like, ‘OK, I’d better go back and listen to Spectrum.’”