Perfect Sound Forever

Colin Newman

Favorite Music

When we originally asked about a list of all-time favorites, he originally said 'No way!!!! The interview has a few but I'd never get it down to ten without spending a considerable amount of time (which I don't have), probably failing!!!' After a few thumb-screws and a few threats with automatic weapons, he decided that he would be a little more co-operative... too much maybe...

60's
Clear - Sprit (although the one by Juan Atkins is also seminal)
Revolver, the White Album & Magical Mystery tour - The Beatles
Swan Lake  - the Cats
Everybody Knows This is Nowhere - Neil Young
I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder
In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
Itchycoo Park - Small Faces
I get around - Beach Boys
Have I the right -  the Honeycombs
Venus in Furs - Velvet Underground
Telstar - The Tornadoes
We're Only in it for the Money - Mothers of Invention
Blackberry Way - The Move
Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones

70's
A Wizard a true Star - Todd Rungren
The Lady & the Unicorn - John Renbourne
Countdown to Extacy - Steely Dan
Family Affair - Sly & the Family Stone
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
School's Out - Alice Cooper
Horses - Patti Smith
Hunky Dory - David Bowie
Sweet Caroline - Status Quo
Trans Europe Express - Kraftwerk
Boredom - The Buzzcocks
Virginia Plain - Roxy Music
Third Reich & Roll - The Residents
Discrete Music - Brian Eno

80's
Little Fluffy Clouds - The Orb
Frequencies - LFO
In Dub - Renegade Soundwave
Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
Word Up - Cameo
Life's What you Make it - Talk Talk
Chikky Chikky Ah Ah/ Oochy Koochy - Baby Ford
Deadly Weapons/Raging Souls - Minimal Compact
If I Die I Die - Virgin Prunes
3 Feet High & Rising - De La Soul
Shiftwork - Camberwell Now
Loads of non-Western music including - 
	Melanesian Pan Pipes, Music from Upper Egypt, Sabri Brothers, 
	Jojouka (well lots of North African Stuff) plus much more.


90's
F.U.S.E. - Richie Hawtin
Music by LTJ Bukem
Mimi's  Utilities - Mimi Majik
Gurnigan - Walllstar
Kilimanjaro- Ed Rush
Gravitational Arch of 10 - Vapourspace
Electron Rider - Shake
Jupiter Jazz - Underground Resitance
Nort Route - Balil
Wonderwall - Oasis
Time Stretch - Ronnie Size
Don't Make Me Love You - Xeuxis & The Painted Grapes
Beat/ Slow Thrills - Bowery Electric
Millions Now living.... -  Tortoise
Clairvoyance - Denouve
Beyond Gravity - Nu Era
Ginger - Speedy J
Artificial Intelligence (1)
Plus of course all Swim releases!!!

Plus Beethoven's Pastoral any early Terry Riley or Steve Reich, and countless, countless others it all depends on time place and age! Plus of course I don't actually listen to old records! The 80's is a bit light because I didn't listen to Western music at all for most of it!

Current faves (this week) include Wallstar (demo), Rossberger (report), Bowery Electric (who we just remixed), Nico/trace/Ed Rush etc. (last year but timeless) plus new tracks from our own artists (we are fans!!) dol-lop, Ronnie & Clyde, Tomoki, Lobe. Erm... That's more than ten & to be quite honest I've hardly started!!!!


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