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Porter Robinson elevates electronic music on his debut album
“I think i’m a generally kind of lonely person,” Porter Robinson explains, sitting in his Manhattan hotel room. He’s just gotten up and had breakfast; his dark hair is unkempt.
There’s reason to be skeptical of this remark, coming from an electronic-music superstar whose iPhone chirps constantly with tweets about him while we talk over Skype —he’s polite enough to ignore it—and who has been commanding colossal audiences since he was a teenager. …