Playlists

The Smiths ‘Meat is Murder’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

A playlist dedicated to Marr’s and Morrissey’s musical inspirations from Bo Diddley to Patti Smith to Sparks to Chic.

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ‘Déjà Vu’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Lots of live & studio recordings from CS&N, Joni Mitchell, Buffalo Springfield, Grateful Dead, The Byrds, The Hollies, Jefferson Airplane & more…

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Depeche Mode ‘Violator’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Featuring Depeche Mode’s first single, their influences such as Human League, The Normal and OMD and production work by their producer Flood and engineer Francois Kevorkian.

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Thelonious Monk ‘Brilliant Corners’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

‘Play All’ for Thelonious Monk’s musical inspirations, pieces prior to ‘Brilliant Corners’, his performance with Miles Davis and the music of his collaborators.

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The Clash ‘London Calling’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

The Jamaican flavours and rockabilly rhythms that inspired The Clash along with contemporaries like The Cramps and PiL.

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Pink Floyd ‘The Wall’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Some of the artists that inspired Pink Floyd, their earlier work and solo efforts that relate to the recording of their biggest selling album.

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Boards of Canada ‘Music Has the Right to Children’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Music from Warp acts contemporary to Boards of Canada along with some of their musical influences (some of which may be surprising). Play all.

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Jeff Buckley ‘Grace’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

The songs he loved as a teen and as an adult as well as a sample of his legendary gigs at New York City’s Sin-é, his collaboration with Gary Lucas and Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser.

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Nick Drake ‘Five Leaves Left’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

The songs and artists and family member that inspired Nick Drake along with a demo recording of one of his most famous songs.

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Manuel Gottsching ‘E2-E4’ Musical Lead-Up

Can, Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, Ash Ra Tempel, Sueno Latino and more cosmic music relevant to the proto-house classic.

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