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Top 50 Most Influential LPs (1)

Jason Parkes
 
Trans-Europe Express [IMPORT]
Trans-Europe Express [IMPORT]
"Part of the electronic year zero of 1977 alongside I Feel Love and Low. KEY TRACK Trans Europe Express"
Complete Recordings
Complete Recordings
"Just about everything with a guitar stems from here. KEY TRACK Love in Vain"
#1
#1
"The approach here would become the norm for Goldfrapp, Madonna, Scissor Sisters, Kylie, Richard X et al KEY TRACK Turn On"
You're Living All Over Me
You're Living All Over Me
"The key record that lead to Nirvana, grunge and Crazy Horse nodding acts like Teenage Fanclub. KEY TRACK In a Jar"
New York Dolls
New York Dolls
"Key link between garage rock and punk rock that influenced Mozzer, Libertines, The Pistols, The Storks, Guns N Roses etc. KEY TRACK Frankenstein"
Spiderland
Spiderland
"The birth of math or post rock and acts like GSYBE!, Mogwai, Explosions in the Sky & Girls Aloud. KEY TRACK Good Morning, Captain"
Nuggets - Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-68
Nuggets - Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-68
"Classic compilation from Lenny Kaye featuring The Elevators, The Standells, The Nazz, The Count Five & The Third Rail."
Off the Wall: Special Edition
Off the Wall: Special Edition
"Quincy Jones-assisted pop magic that set the tone for pop albums that followed from Prince, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Scritti Politti & Justin Timberlake. KEY TRACK Don't Stop Til You Get Enough"
The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
"Set the tone for the Floyd that followed as well as acts like Bowie, Cope, XTC, Jonestown, 'I am the Walrus' etc KEY TRACK Lucifer Sam"
Tago Mago
Tago Mago
"The sound of 1989 from 1971. Also influenced Joy Division, PIL, Japan & Primal Scream. KEY TRACK Halleluwah"
The Village Green Preservation Society
The Village Green Preservation Society
"The sound of mid-80s XTC and the Britpop of Blur and early Auteurs? KEY TRACK Do You Remember Walter?"
Smile
Smile
"The mythical bootleg would set a precedent for adventure ending in records like "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea" & 'The Soft Bulletin' KEY TRACK Surf's Up"
The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions
The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions
"Davis influenced by Jimi. Sly  & James Brown set the focus on rhythm and structures that lead to much after. KEY TRACK Spanish Key"
Music For Parties
Music For Parties
"Daniel Miller's electronic approach to classic rock and roll can be seen as the Model for world dominating Mode, Soft Cell's Tainted Love & those rubbish rave records where girls with jugs mime...."
The Modern Lovers
The Modern Lovers
"Nerd rock and punk was here, the post-Velvets pre-punk act were key without them no Fall, Pavement, Talking Heads, Pistols, Banshees etc KEY TRACK Pablo Picasso"
The Spotlight Kid/Clear Spot
The Spotlight Kid/Clear Spot
"Acts like Beck, The Fall and The White Stripes would not exist. The title track predicts the angular sound of Television, Josef K, Fire Engines et al. KEY TRACK Big Eyed Beans from Venus"
Spirit Of Eden
Spirit Of Eden
"This blend of ambient, jazz, folk & improvisation has influenced Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Elbow, Bark Psychosis & many yet to come. KEY TRACK The Rainbow/Eden"
The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Velvet Underground & Nico
"No list like this could miss this? KEY TRACK Venus in Furs"
Boomania
Boomania
"Futurist-retro, post-modern cartoon identity & female lead pop: Spice Girls, Kylie, Gorrillaz, Madonna etc would not have made certain records without. KT Where Are You Baby?"
Pornography [Deluxe Edition]
Pornography [Deluxe Edition]
"Precedents for goth, industrial, nu-metal, Smashing Pumpkins, Manics Holy Bible etc all here KEY TRACK One Hundred Years"
Sweetheart Of The Rodeo
Sweetheart Of The Rodeo
"Alt country stems from here. KEY TRACK One Hundred Years from Now"
Scott 3
Scott 3
"The pop idol turns serious artist for the first time, added with literary pretensions. & those kind of strings... KEY TRACK Big Louise"
A Wizard, a True Star
A Wizard, a True Star
"Eclectic blend of rock, spacerock, soul, oddness and psychedelia. KEY TRACK Just One Victory"
Chips From the Chocolate Fireball
Chips From the Chocolate Fireball
"Classic compilation of lost 60s act that influenced The Stone Roses, Jonestown & The Beatles. KEY TRACK Mole from the Ministry"
My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts
"A revolutionary blend of proto-sampling & world rhythms. KEY TRACK The Jezebel Spirit"