From 1984, Art of Noise's "Close (To The Edit), from the first CD I ever purchased: "(Who's Afraid Of?) The Art of Noise!" Samples of this track can be heard in The Prodigy's "Firestarter" and Christina Aguilera's "Back in the Day."
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.