This meme is naming 25 albums that had a profound effect on you, the ones you listened to again and again, and have worn out copies in a number of formats.
Being a big fan of music, lists and contemplating my own naval, here’s mine, in rough chronological order of when I became obsessed with them:
Abbey Road – The Beatles
Born in the USA – Bruce Springsteen
Louder than Bombs – The Smiths
LA Woman – The Doors
Dolittle – The Pixies
Full Moon Fever – Tom Petty
Bug – Dinosaur Jr
Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
Candy Apple Grey – Husker Du
Melt – Straitjacket Fits
Daydream Nation – Sonic Youth
Loveless – My Bloody Valentine
Parklife – Blur
Robot World – Bailter Space
40 oz to Freedom – Sublime
The Orb’s Adventures Beyond The Underworld – The Orb
Pet Sounds – The Beach Boys
Velvet Underground and Nico
Mutations – Beck
Selected Ambient Works Part II – Aphex Twin
Revolver – The Beatles
Bressa Creeting Cake- Bressa Creeting Cake
Blue – Joni Mitchell
Everybody’s Talkin’ – Harry Nilsson
Dayglo Spheres – SJD
Reviewing Chinese Democracy is not like reviewing music. It’s more like reviewing a unicorn.
It’s like if Jeff Lynne tried to make Out Of The Blue sound more like Fun House, except with jazz drumming and a girl singer from Motown.
Somewhere in Los Angles, there’s gotta be 400 hours of DAT tape with nothing on it except multiple versions of the “Sorry” vocal. So why is this the one we finally hear? What finally made him decide, “You know, I’ve weighed all my options and all their potential consequences, and I’m going with the Mexican vampire accent.”
Wired magazine has an oral history of War Games, the film that made me realise Dad’s TRS-80 was capable of more than 10 Print: You are a dick and 20: Goto 10. Possibly. That shit’s *still* really, really funny
Kubrick nitty gritty fans should take an hour to watch this, or the time-poor should read this article. It seems Kubrick would often phone people out of the blue to work with him, totally freaking them out in the process – there’s more of this kind of thing in this book.