The sources for artist quotes used in this article are listed below:
Japan & Self Existence, Mick Karn, MK Music, 2009
Steve Jansen, Sleepyard, 2017
Steve Jansen, Tim Burgess twitter listening party, Tin Drum, 2021
Visions of China, Louisa Hennessy, ZigZag, 1981
The author’s conversation with Richard Barbieri, 2018
Karn Buy Me Love, Record Mirror, 1982
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