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Dan Lopatin doesn't just push boundaries with Oneohtrix Point Never, he tramples them

Dan Lopatin doesn't just push boundaries with Oneohtrix Point Never, he tramples them

What year is it?

Dan Lopatin, the sole constant member of Oneohtrix Point Never, was born in 1982 to parents who emigrated from Russia to Wayland, Mass.

The latest Oneohtrix album, "Garden of Delete," was released in 2015.

Metallica's "Ride the Lightning" was released in 1984.

Aside from being an eternally popular band, Metallica may seem irrelevant to a casual fan of Oneohtrix Point Never, a project filed under electronic music alongside synthesizer improvisations and digital constructions. Lopatin's career, though, is as much an investigation of processing across genre and time as creation.

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