Eclectic Electric (no particular order)

A Listmania! list by Martin Smith "musicbymartin" (The Industrial North)
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Standards
1.  Standards by Tortoise
The list author says:
  "Majestic, sometimes primitive but always good, this one takes a while to sink in."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Mingus Ah Um
2.  Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
The list author says:
  "Better git it in your collection if you like sweet and thrilling jazz from a bygone decade."
£3.82   Used & New from: £3.04
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Sunflower/Surf's Up
3.  Sunflower/Surf's Up by The Beach Boys
The list author says:
  "Two cosmic, awe-inspiring masterpieces on one CD."
£5.15   Used & New from: £2.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Songs To Remember
4.  Songs To Remember by Scritti Politti
The list author says:
  "Melodic, organic, soulfull, the sweetest record from 1981"
£9.16   Used & New from: £3.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

You Could Be Born Again
5.  You Could Be Born Again by The Free Design
The list author says:
  "Gorgeous, rich, multilayered, apparently naive (but not really)."
£11.07   Used & New from: £7.60
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Roxy & Elsewhere
6.  Roxy & Elsewhere by Frank Zappa
The list author says:
  "Fast and furious, jazzy, funny and bizarre.  You Can't Do That On Stage Vol 2 has the same band and is also great."
£15.99   Used & New from: £5.79
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Beet, Maize And Corn
7.  Beet, Maize And Corn by High Llamas
The list author says:
  "Peaceful, clever, harmonious, this grows on you."
Used & New from: £4.89
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Dots And Loops
8.  Dots And Loops by Stereolab
The list author says:
  "Hard to decide which Stereolab to include - they're all good and have to be heard as a whole to see how they've grown from Velvet-like dronery to rich pointillistic jazzery."
Used & New from: £6.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
9.  The Orb's Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld by The Orb
The list author says:
  "A little fluffy masterpiece, the Sgt Pepper of post-rave music."
£9.64   Used & New from: £5.76
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Trip Created By Saint Etienne
10.  The Trip Created By Saint Etienne by Saint Etienne
The list author says:
  "A great band, but what a majestic mix.  You won't believe that such great records were made prior to 1973 and no-one has heard of them."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Reich: Music for 18 Musicians
11.  Reich: Music for 18 Musicians by Steve Reich
The list author says:
  "Ba, ba, ba, ba, baba, baba, baba , baba, babbaba, babbaba etc.  What more do you need to know?"
£10.58   Used & New from: £7.17
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Glass: Satyagraha - Opera in Three Acts
12.  Glass: Satyagraha - Opera in Three Acts by Philip Glass
The list author says:
  "Find out where modern pop musicians get their inspitation. Epic, inspired, not as repetitive as some would have you believe."
£36.41   Used & New from: £17.58
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Hejira
13.  Hejira by Joni Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Warm, intelligent and plaintive, this is (in my humble opinion) Joni's best."
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.90
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

Meet The Residents
14.  Meet The Residents by Residents
The list author says:
  "Bizarre but oddly compelling, pre-punk but undefinable, this one has to be heard to be believed."
£32.91   Used & New from: £12.66
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Ocean of Sound
15.  Ocean of Sound by David Toop
The list author says:
  "No longer available, which is a shame, as it's a marvellous "semi-ambient" collection from all over the world."
£435.84   Used & New from: £3.86
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Loveless
16.  Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
The list author says:
  "The cover shows a distorted purple image of a guitar. Says it all really. A true work of genius - hard to get into but so rewarding.  I originally took the tape back cause I thought it warped!"
Used & New from: £1.09
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Geogaddi
17.  Geogaddi by Boards Of Canada
The list author says:
  "Top notch ambient noodlings with something for everyone."
£5.99   Used & New from: £3.69
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Hot Shots II
18.  Hot Shots II by The Beta Band
The list author says:
  "Folky, angsty but funny, they can share my pizza pie any day."
£5.90   Used & New from: £1.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Gilles Peterson in Brazil: Mixed By Gilles Peterson
19.  Gilles Peterson in Brazil: Mixed By Gilles Peterson by Gilles Peterson
The list author says:
  "I had no idea that the music of Brazil was so rich and fantastic until I heard this."
£29.83   Used & New from: £4.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Future Days
20.  Future Days by Can
The list author says:
  "Monstrous"
£12.81   Used & New from: £6.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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