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NME Best Soundtrack Albums Of All Time - 1995

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TITLE OF THE DISC - DATE - MAIN COMPOSER
Chronological Order:

• British Film Music From The 40's & 50's - Various Artists.
• Lift To The Scaffold - 1957 - Miles Davis
• West Side Story - 1961 - L. Bernstein, S.Sondheim
• A Hard Day's Night - 1964 - Beatles
• My Fair Lady - 1965 - J.Lerner, F.Lowe
• The Graduate - 1968 - Simon & Fuckin' Garfunkel
• Performance - 1970 - R. Newman, J. Nitzsche
• A Clockwork Orange - 1972 - Various Artists.
• Superfly - 1972 - C.Mayfield
• The Harder They Come - 1972 - Jimmy Cliff.
• E. Morricone : Film Music (1966-1987) - E.Morricone
• American Graffiti - 1973 - Various Artists.
• Across 110th Street - 1973 - B.Womack, J.J.Johnson
• The Red Headed Stranger - 1975 - W.Nelson
• Blue Collar - 1975 - J.Nitzsche
• Taxi Driver - 1976 - B.Herrmann
• Grease - 1978 - Various Artists.
• The Great Rock & Roll Swindle - 1978 - Various Artists.
• Quadrophenia - 1979 - P.Townshend/The Who
• Apocalypse Now - 1979 - C.Coppola/Various Artists
• Blade Runner - 1981 - Vangelis
• The Draughtsman's Contract - 1982 - M.Nyman
• One From The Heart - 1982 - T.Waits/C Gaile
• Rumblefish - 1983 - S.Copeland
• The Big Chill - 1983 - Various Artists.
• The King Of Comedy - 1983 - R.Robertson
• Purple Rain - 1984 - Prince
• Gangsters And Good Guys - 1984 - Various Artists.
• Repo Man - 1984 - Various Artists.
• Mishima - 1985 - P.Glass
• Pretty In Pink - 1986 - D.Anderle
• Distant Voices,Still Lives - 1988 - W.Diver,T.Davies
• Do The Right Thing - 1989 - Various Artists.
• Twin Peaks - 1990 - A.Badalamenti
• Solaris/The Minor/Stalker - 1990 - E.Artemyev
• Until The End Of The World - 1991 - Various Artists.
• Dazed And Confused - 1993 - R.Linklater
• Pulp Fiction - 1993 - Various Artists.
• Above The Rim - 1994 - Various Artists.

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NME Greatest Soundtracks - 2014

This list was hidden away on the NME.com site at the beginning of 2014


1. Twin Peaks:Fire Walk With Me - Angelo Badalamenti
2. Dazed And Confused - Various
3. Trainspotting - Various
4. Natural Born Killers - Various
5. Garden State - Various
6. The Life Aquatic - Various
7. Blade Runner - Vangelis
8. Clockwork Orange - Wendy (Walter) Carlos
9. Reservior Dogs - Various
10. The Blues Brothers - Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi
11. The Virgin Suicides - Air
12. Purple Rain - Prince
13. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield
14. The Breakfast Club - Various
15. The Harder They Come - Jimmy Cliff (Various)
16. Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid - Bob Dylan
17. Kids - Daniel Johnson
18. The Graduate - Simon & Garfunkel
19. This Is Spinal Tap - Spinal Tap
20. The Social Network - Trent Reznor
21. Empire Records - Various
22. Goodfellas - Various
23. Judgment Night - Various
24. Lost Highway - Various
25. Stand By Me - Various
26. Romeo + Juliet - Various
27. The Straight Story - Angelo Badalamenti
28. Rushmore - Various
29. The Royal Tenenbaums - Various
30. Eternal Sunshine - Various
31. The Assassination Of Jesse James - Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
32. Pulp Fiction - Various
33. Moon - Clint Mansell
34. Mean Streets - Various
35. Marie Antoinette - Various
36. Kill Bill Vol.1 - Various
37. Where The Wild Things Are - Karen O & The Kids
38. There Will Be Blood - Johnny Greenwood
39. Greenberg - James Murphy
40. Shaft - Isaac Hayes
41. Blue Valentine - Grizzly Bear
42. Nick & Norah's Infinate Playlist - Various
43. Easy Rider - Various
44. Dancer In The Dark - Bjork
45. Dirty Harry - Lalo Schifrn
46. Blackboard Jungle - Bill Haley & His Comets
47. Black Swan - Clint Mansell
48. 500 Days Of Summer - Various
49. 127 Hours - A.R. Rahman
50. About A Boy - Badly Drawn Boy
51. Slumdog Millionaire - Various
52. Inside Llewyn Davis - Various
53. Pretty In Pink - Various
54. Hanna - The Chemical Brothers
55. Spring Breakers - Various
56. The Perks Of Being A Wallflower - Various
57. Tron Legacy - Daft Punk
58. The Great Gatsby - Various
59. Drive - Cliff Martinez
60. American Hustle - Various


NME’s 100 Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll Films
From NME 3rd May 2003

• A Clockwork Orange
• Performance
• The Matrix
• 24 Hour Party People
• A Hard Days Night
• Donnie Darko
• The Big Lebowski
• Drugstore Cowboy
• Goodfellas
• Cabaret
• This Is Spinal Tap
• Jackass The Movie
• Pulp Fiction
• Apocalypse Now
• Blade Runner
• Withnail And I
• Trainspotting
• The Breakfast Club
• The Lost Boys
• Taxi Driver
• 2001: A Space Odyssey
• The Godfather
• Fight Club
• 8 Mile
• My Own Private Idaho
• Quadropehenia
• Easy Rider
• Natural Born Killers
• True Romance
• The Virgin Suicides
• The Exorcist
• Seven
• The Wild Bunch
• Mean Streets
• Grease
• Buffalo ‘66
• Beavis And Butt-Head Do America
• Velvet Goldmine
• If…
• Dazed And Confused
• Saturday Night Fever
• Pretty In Pink
• The Rules Of Attraction
• Shaft
• Enter The Dragon
• Aliens
• The Good The Bad And The Ugly
• Midnight Cowboy
• Scarface
• The Wizard Of Oz
• Requiem For A Dream
• Rebel Without A Cause
• Blue Velvet
• Repo Man
• Some Like It Hot
• The Wild One
• Sid And Nancy
• Paris, Texas
• Hedwig And The Angry Inch
• Videodrome
• Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid
• Gummo
• Subway
• Wings Of Desire
• The Warriors
• Head
• The Decline Of Western Civilisation II: The Mental Years
• The Man That Fell To Earth
• Rude Boy
• Wild Style
• Scorpio Rising
• Badlands
• Barbarella
• Something Wild
• Kids
• Blowup
• Elvis: That’s The Way It Is
• Blackboard Jungle
• Psychomania
• Rock ‘N Roll High School
• Juice
• Mad Max 2: Road Warrior
• Slacker
• The Trip
• Clerks
• Battle Royal
• Brighton Rock
• Texas Chainsaw Massacre
• Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls
• The Wicker Man
• Death Race 2000
• Do The Right Thing
• Un Chien Andalou
• Metropolis
• Sparticus
• Dr Strangelove
• Pink Flamingos
• The Searchers
• The Night Porter
• The Seventh Seal



NME 100 Greatest Albums You’ve Never Herd

Jan 2011

Although this list is in numerical order and was presented this way, it was made up from one submission each from a currant crop of ‘cool’ rock and roll types. They also had a few who chose five albums including from an interview with Kurt Cobain (from 1992). Others who selected five – Nicky & James from the Manics, Friendly Fires (Electronica selection) and Mark Ronson (hip hop). Tom Waits & Morrissey also contributed, but their selections were not included in the 100?? Confused!


1. Clor – Clor – 2005
2. Performance – (We Are) Performance - 2007
3. Jenny Wilson – Love And Youth – 2005
4. Leadbelly – Last Session – 1948
5. The Wipers – Is This Real? – 1980
6. The Shags – Philosophy Of The World – 1969
7. Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth – 1980
8. Shonen Knife – Burning Farm – 1983
9. Jad Far – Great Expectations – 1989
10. Felt – Forever Breathes The Lonely Word – 1986
11. John Phillips – John, The Wolfking Of La – 1970
12. Bad Brains – Roir – 1982
13. Atlas Strategic – That’s Familiar! – 2002
14. Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – Modern Lovers 88 – 1988
15. The Electric Prunes – Underground – 1967
16. The Red Crayola – The Parable Of Arable - 1967
17. Euphoria – A Gift From Euphoria – 1969
18. The Television Personalities – They Could Have Been Bigger Than The Beatles – 1982
19. Love – Da Capo – 1967
20. The Fiels Mice – Skywriting – 1990
21. Satisfact – The Unwantesd Sounds Of Satisfact – 1996
22. Eliane Radigue – Adnos I-Iii – 1975-83
23. The Zombies – Odessey And Oracle – 1968
24. The Associates – Sulk – 1982
25. Magazine – Real Life – 1978
26. Pop Levi – The Return To Form Black Majick Party – 2007
27. Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard – One Fast Move Or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur – 2009
28. Floraline – Floraline – 1999
29. Arthur Russell – Calling Out Of Context – 2004
30. Mccarthy – I Am A Wallet – 1987
31. The Prisoners – Thewisermiserdemelza – 1983
32. 60 Ft Dolls – The Big 3 – 1996
33. Cluster – Zuckerzeit – 1974
34. The Cardigans – Long Gone Before Daylight – 2003
35. Thomas Dolby – The Flat Earth – 1984
36. Simple Minds – Reel To Real Cacophony – 1979
37. ABC – Beauty Stab – 1983
38. Jeffry Lee Pierce – Wildweed – 1985
39. The Bodines – Played – 1987
40. John Cale – Fear – 1974
41. Cocteau Twins – Heaven Or Las Vegas – 1990
42. Crass – The Feeding Of The 5000 – 1978
43. Eater – The Album – 1977
44. The Dancing Did – And Did Those Feet – 1982
45. Organisation – Tone Float – 1970
46. LFO – Frequencies – 1991
47. Boards Of Canada – Twoism – 1995
48. Motorbass – Pansoul – 1996
49. Position Normal – Goodly Time – 2000
50. Freestyle – Fellowship – Innercity Griots – 1993
51. All Night Radio – Sprit Stereo Frequency – 2004
52. Chick Corea – My Spanish Heart – 1976
53. Nico – The Marble Index – 1969
54. Queen – Queen – 1973
55. The Kossoy Sisters – Bowling Green – 1956
56. The Germs – (Gi) – 1979
57. Orphan Boy – Shop Local – 2008
58. The Pretty Things – Sf Sorrow – 1968
59. Cardinal – Cardinal – 1994
60. The Red Devils – King King – 1992
61. Michael Hurley…* - Have Moicy – 1976
62. Jans Lekman – Night Falls Over Kortedala – 2007
63. Curtis Mayfield – Curtis Live! (At The Bitter End Ny) – 1971
64. Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Manbo Nassau – 2003
65. XTC – White Music – 1978
66. Serge Gainsbourg – You’re Under Arrest – 1987
67. The For Carnation – The For Carnation – 2000
68. Studio – West Coast – 2007
69. Jarcrew – Jarcrew – 2003
70. Huggy Bear – Our Troubled Youth – 1992
71. This Heat – Deceit – 1981
72. Superstar – Palm Tree – 1997
73. Skinnyman – Council Estate Of Mind – 2004
74. Jeffrey Foucault – Ghost Repeater – 2006
75. Mclusky – Mclusky Do Dallas – 2002
76. Suicide – Suicide – 1977
77. Suicide – Suicide - 1980
78. The Prids – Chronosynclastic – 2010
79. Moebius & Plank – Rastakraut Pasta – 1980
80. Fleetwood Mac – Mirage – 1982
81. Howlin Wolf – This Is Howlin’ Woulf’s New Album….. 1969
82. Edgar ‘Jones’ Jones – Shooting Music For Stray Cats – 2005
83. Smif-N-Wessun – Dah Shinin’ – 1995
84. Pete Rock And Cl Smooth – Mecca And The Soul Brother – 1992
85. Brand Nubian – One For All – 1990
86. Diamond D – Stunts, Blunts And Hip Hop – 1992
87. Mob Deep – The Infamous – 1995
88. Shit And Shine – Jealous Of Shit And Shine – 2006
89. 90 Day Men – (It(Is)It) Critical Band – 2000
90. Sandy Denny & The Strawbs – All Our Own Work – 1973
91. Fanny – Mothers Pride – 1973
92. The Go-Betweens – 16 Lovers Lane – 1988
93. The Walkman – You & Me – 2008
94. Junior Boys – So This Is Goodbye – 2006
95. Frightwig – Cat Farm Faboo – 1984
96. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Howl – 2005
97. Sun Ra – The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra – 1965
98. Jackie Mclean & Michael Carvin – Antiquity – 1974
99. Morrissey – Bona Drag – 1990
100. The Buff Medways – Steady The Buffs – 2002

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NME 100 Albums You’ve Never Herd…Part 2
Feb 2012

Same criteria and method of colating this list as the 2011 edition (above). Just a differant selection of music celebs...

1. Edgar ‘Jones’ Jones – Soothing Music For Stray Cats
2. Cotton Mather – Kon Tiki
3. Shack - …The Corner Of Miles And Gil
4. Jackson And His Computer Band – Smash
5. Cornelius – Fantasma
6. The Prodigy – Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned
7. Neil Young – Trans
8. Les Rythmes Digitales – Darkdancer
9. The Zombies – Odessy And Oracle
10. Happy Refugees – Last Chance Saloon
11. The Family – The Family
12. My Bloody Valentine – Ecstacy And Wine
13. Silver Jews – Starlite Walker
14. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left
15. Rude Kids – Safe Society
16. Leatherface – Mush
17. The Comes – No Side
18. Feederz – Ever Felt Like Killing Your Boss?
19. Sheer Terror – Just Can’t Have Enough
20. Julian Casablancas – Phrases For The Young
21. Michael Yonkers – Micrminiature Love
22. Bill Fox - Shelter From Smoke
23. Nic Armstrong & The Thieves – The Greatest White Liar
24. Mum – Finally We Are No One
25. Roberto Cacciapaglia – The Ann Steel Album
26. Sam Gopel – Escalator
27. Dark – Round The Edges
28. Group 1850 – Agemo’s Trip To Mother Earth
29. Lazy Smoke – Corridor Of Faces
30. Damon – Song Of A Gypsy
31. Aqua – Aquarium
32. Wolfgang Riechmann – Wunderbar
33. More Fire Crew – More Fire Crew Cv
34. Comet Gain – Realistes
35. The Jags – Evening Standards
36. Animal Collective – Feels
37. I Am Kloot – Natural History
38. The Feelies – Crazy Rhythms
39. Levy – Rotten Love
40. Leonard Cohen – Death Of A Ladies Man
41. Mudcrutch – Mudcrutch
42. Jeff Buckley – Sketches For My Sweetheart The Drunk
43. Eastern Lane – Shades Of Black
44. Silverchair – Frogstomp
45. Adequate Seven – Songs Of Innocence And Experience
46. The Stepkids – The Stepkids
47. Ben Folds Five – Whatever And Ever Amen
48. Selda – Selda
49. Slowdive – Pygmalion
50. Swiss – Pain ‘N’ Go
51. Chipmonk – Transition
52. Kano – London Town
53. Sas – Who Dares Wins
54. Scorcher – Concrete Jungle
55. Megadeth – Rust In Piece
56. King Diamond – Abigail
57. Anthrax – Among The Living
58. Dio – Holy Diver
59. Coal Chanber – Dark Days
60. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci – Bwyd Time
61. Cut The Shit – Harmed And Dangerous
62. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – I See Darkness
63. Kit Hain – Looking For You
64. Velver Crush – Teenage Symphonies
65. The Beautiful South – Welcome O The Beautiful South
66. Three – Dark Days Coming
67. The Abyssinians – Satta Massagana
68. Cyan & Ben – Sweet Beliefs
69. The Replacements – Hootenanny
70. Kevin Rowland – My Beauty
71. Malachai – Ugly Side Of Love
72. Momus – The Poison Boyfriend
73. Gastr Del Sol – Camoufleur
74. Alicia Keys – The Element Of Freedom
75. Algebra Suicide – The Secret Like Crazy
76. Blueboy – Unisex
77. Gary Numan – Telekon
78. Teedra Moses – Complex Simplicity
79. Metro Trinity – Die Young Ep
80. Frank Zappa And The Mothers F Invention – Over-Nite Sensation
81. Idle Race – Idle Race
82. Stevie Nicks & Lindsey Buckingham – Buckingham Nicks
83. Babybird – Bugged
84. Broadcast – Haha Sound
85. Famous L Renfroe – Children
86. The Winkies – The Winkies
87. Nellie Mckay – Get Away From Me
88. Angels Of Light – Everything Is Good Here/Please Come Home
89. The Weakerthans – Reconstruction Site
90. Les Rallizes Denudes – Heavier Than A Death In The Family
91. Late Of The Pier – Fantasy Black Channel
92. John Cale – Fear
93. Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
94. Maupa – The Minor Highs And The Major Lows
95. Noisettes – What’s The Time Mr Wolf
96. Henry’s Dress – Busr ‘Em Green
97. Various Artists – Chicago Trax Volume 1
98. Current 93 – Where The Long Shadows Fall Ep
99. Swirlies – They Spend Their Wild Youthful Days In The Glittering World Of The Salons
100. Hang On The Box – For Every Punk Bitch & Asshole

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NME – The 50 Druggiest Albums Ever
5th Feb 2010

›› See Also: Mojo Ultimate Out There Albums 

 

Primal Scream


1. Screamadelica – Primal Scream
2. Exile On Main Street – The Rolling Stones
3. White Light/White Heat – The Velvet Underground
4. There’s A Riot Going On – Sly And The Family Stone
5. In Utero – Nirvana
6. Revolver – The Beatles
7. Kind Of Blue – Miles Davis
8. The Carter III – Lil Wayne
9. Are You Experienced – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
10. Piper At The Gates Of Dawn – Pink Floyd
11. Antichrist Superstar – Marilyn Manson
12. Black Sunday – Cypress Hill
13. Psychocandy – The Jesus And Mary Chain
14. Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space – Spritualized
15. Raw Power – The Stooges
16. Dog Man Star – Suede
17. Madman Across The Water – Elton John
18. Loveless – My Bloody Valentine
19. …Yes Please – Happy Mondays
20. Untitled – Factory Floor
21. Stationtostation – David Bowie
22. Lamf – Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers
23. Taking Drugs To Make Music To Take Drugs To – Spaceman 3
24. Nigga Please – Ol’ Dirty Bastard
25. Surrealistic Pillow – Jefferson Airplane
26. Locast Abortion Technician – Butthole Surfers
27. Metal Machine Music – Lou Reed
28. Doggystyle – Snoop Doggy Dogg
29. Tusk – Fleetwood Mac
30. Exit Planet Dust – The Chemical Brothers
31. Bufo Alvarius – Bardo Pond
32. Down In Albion – Babyshambles
33. On The Beach – Neil Young
34. Master Of Reality – Black Sabbath
35. Easter Everywhere – 13th Floor Elevators
36. Wowee Zowee! – Pavement
37. Junk Yard – The Birthday Party
38. Ritual De Lo Habitual – Jane’s Addiction
39. Maxinquaye – Tricky
40. Twin Infinitives – Royal Trux
41. Appetite For Destruction – Guns N’ Roses
42. Miss E.. So Addictive – Missy Elliott
43. Methodrone – Brian Jonestown Massacre
44. The Doors – The Doors
45. Surfing The Void - Klaxons
46. The Chronic – Dr Dre
47. Never Mind The Bollocks…. Sex Pistols
48. Oracular Spectacular – MGMT
49. Be Here Now – Oasis
50. The Libertines – The Libertines

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NME 101 Albums To Hear Before You Die
17th May 2014 Edition

Selected By A Host Of Music Industry Personnel.

Although In Numerical Order, This Is Not A ‘Best Of’ List

Format: Album Artist - Album Title - Year - Chosen By

1. Love – Four Sail – 1969 – Pete Doherty
2. Jacques Dutronc – Jacques Dutronic – 1968 – Ellie Roswell
3. Kendrick Lamar – Section.80 – 2011 – Mario Cuomo
4. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme – 1965 – St Vincent
5. Love – Forever Changes – 1967 – Carl Barat
6. Lou Reed – Transformer – 1972 - Courtney Barnett
7. Don Cherry & Ed Blackwell – El Corazon – 1982 – Dave Sitek
8. Nirvana – In Utero – 1993 – Tom Hudson
9. Outkast – Stankonia – 2000 – Grimes
10. Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets – 1968 – Sean Lennon
11. The Space Lady – The Space Lady’s Greatest Hits – 2013 – Maxim Barron
12. Led Zeppelin IV – 1971 – Isaiah Radkey
13. The Beatles – Revolver – 1966 – Merrill Garbus
14. The Shags – Philosophy Of The World – 1969 – Harry Koisser
15. Blask Sabbath – Master Of Reality – 1971 – Billy Corgan
16. Roland S Howard – Teenage Snuff Film – 2000 – Sam Fryer
17. Huggy Bear – Taking The Rough With The Smooch – 1993 – Gary Jarman
18. Brian Eno – Here Come The Warm Jets – 1974 – Matt Wood
19. Minutemen – Buzz Or Howl Under The Influence Of Heat – 1983 – Steve Albini
20. Led Zeppelin – Houses Of The Holy – 1973 – J Mascis
21. Red House Painters – Rollercoaster – 1993 - Simon Neil
22. The B-52’s – The B-52’s – 1979 – Dave Grohl
23. The O’Jays – Travelin’ At The Speed Of Thought – 1977 – Chuck D
24. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks – 1968 – Twin Shadow
25. Run-DMC – Run-DMC – 1984 – Trugoy The Dove
26. Chromatics – Night Drive – 2007 – Romy Mardley Croft
27. Yellow Magic Orchestra – Bgm – 1981 – Kode 9
28. Kong – Snake Magnet – 2009 – Andy Falkous
29. Cro-Mags – The Age Of Quarrel – 1986 – Lee Spielman
30. The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat – 1968 – Gus Unger-Hamilton
31. Bob Dylan – Blond On Blond – 1966 – Keith Richard
32. Santana – Abraxas – 1970 – Action Bronson
33. Dr Dre – 2001 – 1999 - Matt Helders
34. Michael Chapman – Rainmaker – 1969 – Alex Turner
35. Captain Beyond – Captain Beyond – 1972 – Jamie Cook
36. J Dilla – Donuts – 2006 – Kwes
37. Fela Kuti – Shuffering And Shimiling – 1978 – Jack Steadman
38. The National – Boxer – Bret Easton Ellis
39. T2 – It Will All Work Out In Boomland – 1970 – Faris Badwan
40. The Byrds – Fifth Dimension – 1966 – Steven Tyler
41. Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation Of… - 1998 – Lisso
42. The Holy Modal Rounders – The Holy Model Rounders – 1964 – Jeffrey Lewis
43. Public Enemy – Fear Of A Black Planet – 1990 – Dave MaClean
44. Buffy Sainte-Marie – Illuminations – 1969 – Owen Pallet
45. Blackalicious – NIA – 1999 – Serge Pizzorno
46. Michael Jackson – Thriller – 1982 – Tom Meighan
47. MIA – Matangi – 2013 – Kate Nash
48. Bernard Herrmann – Psycho OST – 1975 – Siouxie Sioux
49. The Clash – The Clash – 1977 – Brian Fallon
50. Casino Verses Japan – Whole Numbers Play The Basics – 2002 – Sam Fogarino
51. Bob Dylan – Blood On The Tracks – 1975 – Quentin Tarantino
52. The Smiths – Louder Than Bombs – 1987 – Brandon Flowers
53. Dead Kennedys – Plastic Surgery Disasters – 1982 – Andrew Savage
54. Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express – 1977 – Danger Mouse
55. Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic – 1996 – Thomas Sanders
56. Elliott Smith – From A Basement On The Hill – 2004 – Kris Bell
57. The Weakerthans – Reconstruction Site – 2003 – Frank Turner
58. Scream – Scream! – 2006 – Katy B
59. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy – 1985 – Honor Titus
60. The Last Poets – The Last Poets – 1970 – Anton Newcombe
61. Scritti Politti – Cupid & Psyche 85 – 1985 – Jordan Gatesmith
62. Radiohead – In Rainbows – 2007 – Iain Cook
63. Bjork – Homogenic – 1997 – Sohn
64. Two Lone Swordsman – From The Double Gone Chapel – 2004 – Jason Williamson
65. The Vines – Highly Evolved – 2002 – Ben Romans-Hopcraft
66. PJ Harvey – Is This Desire? – 1998 – Patrick Wolf
67. Spaceman 3 – Performance – 1988 – Alexis Taylor
68. Health – Health – 2007 – Harry McVeigh
69. Failure – Fantastic Planet – 1996 – Hayley Williams
70. Paul McCartney – McCartney II – 1980 – Austin Williams
71. Suicide – Suicide – 1977 – Joey Santiago
72. Hugo Montenegro – Music From The Good, The Bad & The Ugly – 1968 – Jarvis Cocker
73. Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle – 1993 – Jordan Hutchinson
74. Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Weld – 1991 – Noel Gallagher
75. Girls – Album – 2009 – Eoin Loveless
76. Neil Young – On The Beach – 1974 – Blaine Harrison
77. Durutti Column – LC – 1981 – Tim Burgess
78. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction – 1987 – James Dean Bradfield
79. X – X-Aspirations – 1980 – Matt Korvette
80. Cat Stevens – Teaser And The Firecat – 1971 – Ron Howard
81. XTC – Skylarking – 1986 – Duncan Wallis & Robin Richards
82. Steely Dan – Katy Lied – 1975 – Kurt Vile
83. Bill Withers – Live At Carnegie Hall – 1973 – Kate Tempest
84. Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland – 1968 – Matt Hayward
85. Simon Joyner – Songs For The New Year – 1997 – Conor Oberst
86. The European – In A Very Real Sense Now – 2010 – William Doyle
87. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die – 2012 – Bridget Battle
88. Jamie T – Panic Prevention – 2007 – Isaac Holeman
89. Charlotte Gainsbourg – Charlotte For Ever – 1986 – Carson Cox
90. Germs – (GI) – 1979 – Aaron Hemphill
91. Talk Talk – Sprit Of Eden – 1988 – Chris Talbot
92. Lou Reed – Berlin – 1973 – Charlie Boyer
93. Oasis – Definitely Maybe – 1994 – Nathan Day
94. Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream – 1993 – KC
95. ESG – Come Away With ESG – 1983 – Jennifer Herrema
96. Life Without Buildings – Any Other City – 2001 – Paul Smith
97. Iggy & The Stooges – Raw Power – 1973 – Johnny Marr
98. Queens Of The Stoneage – Songs For The Deaf – 2002 – Brody Dale
99. Dandelion Gum – Black Moth Super Rainbow – 2007 – Dom Ganderton
100. Joni Mitchell – Blue – 1971 – Marika Hackman
101. Clara Rockmore – The Art Of The Therenin – 1971 – Mon-Chan

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NME: 100 Most Influential Artists
9th August 2014

This List Trys To Determine The Most Influential Artists Today For Today’s Up And Coming And Current Artists. By Side Lining The Usual Suspects – The Beatles, The Stones, Dylan, Elvis, The Who, The Beach Boys… You Can Probably Reel Of A List As Long As The Nile,  Here Are Today’s Most Influential Artists..

NME 9th August 2014

1. Radiohead
2. David Bowie
3. Kanye West
4. The White Stripes
5. The Strokes
6. The Flaming Lips
7. The Gun Club
8. Kate Bush
9. Nick Cave
10. The XX
11. The Smiths
12. The Breeders
13. Joy Division
14. The Clash
15. Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers
16. The Velvet Underground
17. Blur
18. Aaliyah
19. Neutral Milk Hotel
20. Prince
21. Hole
22. Sonic Youth
23. Burial
24. Queens Of The Stonage
25. Nirvana
26. Fleetwood Mac
27. The Stone Roses
28. Pixies
29. Bruce Springsteen
30. Bon Iver
31. Bjork
32. Pavement
33. The Knife
34. Dépêche Mode
35. TV On The Radio
36. My Bloody Valentine
37. Kraftwerk
38. Dr Dre
39. The Brian Jamestown Massacre
40. Tame Impala
41. Led Zeppelin
42. PJ Harvey
43. New Order
44. Bikini Kill
45. T Rex
46. Wiley
47. The Cars
48. Bat For Lashes
49. Death From Above 1979
50. Sufjan Stevens
51. Television
52. NAS
53. The Fall
54. Aphex Twin
55. The Chills
56. Happy Mondays
57. James Blake
58. Black Sabbath
59. Chic
60. DJ Rashad
61. DJ Shadow
62. The Stooges
63. Talk Talk
64. The Zombies
65. Diplo
66. The Slits
67. Jay Z
68. The National
69. Nick Lowe
70. Pharrell
71. Rilo Kiley
72. Grimes
73. Wu-Tang Clan
74. Slint
75. The Wedding Present
76. Vampire Weekend
77. Best Coast
78. Stevie Wonder
79. Suicide
80. Dusty Springfield
81. Animal Collective
82. Massive Attack
83. The Jesus And Mary Chain
84. Nine Inch Nails
85. Black Flag
86. The Triffids
87. Billy Bragg
88. Oneohtrix Point Never
89. Simple Minds
90. Flying Lotus
91. Foals
92. St Vincent
93. Black Lips
94. Richard Hawly
95. Dirty Projectors
96. Country Teasers
97. Iceage
98. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
99. The Cure
100. Deerhunter