Top 10.

  • Lou Reed’s Top 10 Records.

    Rock n’ roll pioneer Lou Reed undoubtedly changed the shape of modern music…but what music inspired him to do so?  In 1999, Reed submitted a list for a magazine interview he was doing…a list of the 10 “best albums of all time” according to the Velvet Underground mastermind.  Check out Reed’s Top 10 (well…Top 12, […]

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  • Psychic Twin’s Top 10 Records.

    Psychic Twin is the dark, electro-pop brainchild of Brooklyn singer/songwriter Erin Fein. Her debut LP – 2016’s Strange Diary – was lauded by the likes of Paste Magazine, The 405, and Stereogum…and it’s easy to hear why. Fein is especially gifted when it comes to evoking cool yet catchy soundscapes, awash in her breathy vocals and arpeggiated synth riffs […]

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  • Hunter S. Thompson’s Top 10 Records of the 1960s.

    Infamous writer Hunter S. Thompson was not known for his subtle behavior. So it’s no shocker to learn that Gonzo himself wrote a fiery letter to Rolling Stone editor John Lombardo in 1970.  “I resent your assumption that Music is Not My Bag,” wrote Thompson, “because I’ve been arguing for the past few years that music is the New […]

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  • Annie Lennox’s Desert Island Discs.

    Solo artist, humanitarian, and former Eurythmics’ frontwoman Annie Lennox spoke to Desert Island Discs‘ Kirsty Young about her eight most beloved songs of all time. Check out the full audio interview, which originally aired on BBC 4 in May 2008. Don’t miss Lennox’s reflections on her top track selections below, as well as a custom Spotify […]

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  • Raekwon’s Top 10 Hip-Hop Records.

    Legendary rapper Raekwon The Chef spoke to Consequence of Sound about his 10 favorite hip-hop records of all time.  It look’s like the former Wu Tang Clan member has similar tastes as Experience Vinyl curators Talib Kweli and George Clinton! Check out the full article originally published by Consequence of Sound in March, and don’t miss […]

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  • Morrissey’s Desert Island Discs.

    The former Smiths frontman and eccentric solo artist chatted with BBC4’s Kirsty Young about his top 8 Desert Island Discs in 2009. Catch the full interview here, and check out our playlist of Moz’s picks below! MORRISSEY’S DESERT ISLAND DISCS. 1) NEW YORK DOLLS–”(THERE’S GONNA BE A) SHOWDOWN” 2) MARIANNE FAITHFULL–”COME AND STAY WITH ME” […]

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  • Joe Lovano’s Top 10 Records.

    Joe Lovano – or, “The tenor titan for our times” as critic Chris Kelsey of Allmusic refers to him – is not your average saxophone player. His resume boasts a degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, the forming of the Saxophone Summit with Dave Liebman and Michael Brecker (later replaced by Ravi Coltrane), and […]

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  • Bruce Springsteen’s Desert Island Discs.

    The Boss himself spoke to Desert Island Discs‘ Kirsty Young about his eight favorite tracks of all time. Check out the full audio interview, which originally aired on BBC 4 in December 2016. Don’t miss Springsteen’s reflections on his top song picks below, as well as a custom Spotify playlist. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S DESERT ISLAND DISCS. 1) […]

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  • Tall Tall Trees’ Top 10 Records.

    Mike Savino’s one-man band Tall Tall Trees has carved out a sound of its own. Savino’s unconventional approach to the banjo – or, as he has dubbed his homemade instrument – the Banjotron 5000  – allows for the traditional set of strings to take on nuanced sounds. Add some loops, pedals, and effects, and you’re a […]

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  • Cosmo Sheldrake’s Top 10 Records.

    No artist bridges the organic and the digital like the UK’s Cosmo Sheldrake – a 25 year-old multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and producer. Known for his playful lyrics (songs about pelicans and tardigrades) as well as his uniquely rich sonic palettes, Sheldrake has quite the resume for his age. He’s spoken and performed at a TEDx event, […]

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