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Bill Laswell —
born on February 12, 1955,
Bill Laswell is an American bassist, producer and record label owner... (wikipedia)
In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.
Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It's exactly the same.
People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do.
People are afraid of things they don't understand. They don't know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.
Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition.