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Top Tunes

 

This publication does nothing of use if it does not inspire readers to listen to more music. Not necessarily music outside of their normal sphere of influences and not necessarily music that takes them away from any comfortable musical environs they are quite happy within, but to us, music is the most important thing. This final list of music recommended to us during the writing of the various features in the magazine is listed out so that you can see if anything takes your fancy. It is also quite an interesting measure of genre preference although we advise you not to read too much into this. All music is valid whether made by a major-label-sponsored band of pretty boys or a goat farmer in the Himalayas and people have the right to listen to whatever they like. I am always surprised by the amount of time, effort, and worry that people put into selecting five songs to accompany their feature. People are clearly very concerned that they may be judged by the music they listen to. Don't worry folks, you can listen to what the hell you like but do it for yourself not to satisfy some pre-imagined ideal invented and promoted by popular media whose life is only made easier if everyone thinks and behaves in exactly the same way! 

 

My four steps to musical heaven are:

1.    Get a system upgrade in your car

2.    Fill the car up with petrol

3.    Grab a handful of CDs from your collection

4.    Drive and listen in the knowledge that no one can touch you for it!

 

Michael Seville – Mercky World

Successful - Trey Songz and Drake

Stay - Controllers

My Princess Gone - Jah Mason

Hammer - Luciano

Our Music - Macka B

 

Tony Parr – Parr For The Course

Starlight – Muse

Pushing Me Away – Linkin Park

Setting Sun – Chemical Brothers

Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Stockholm Syndrome - Muse

 

Custom Vanz - Weekend Van Man

Sky’s the limit - Notorious B.I.G. 

Shook Ones - Mobb Deep   

Crossroads - Bone Thugs n Harmony   

Respiration - Blackstar (ft. Common)  

Nostalgia - Marco Polo (ft. Masta Ace) 

 

Marco Migliari – Marco on Music

Audioslave - Cochise

Stereophonics - A Thousand Trees

Sigur Ros - () (whole album)

Sylvain Barou - The Windy Set

The Bookshop Band - The Coral Thief

 

Carl Hynes – CD vs. Hi-Def

Kiss From a Rose – Seal

I Can’t Help It – Michael Jackson

Steamroller Blues – James Taylor

Moby Dick – Led Zeppelin

Satellite of Love– Lou Reed

 

Nick Graham - Grimsby Up North

One Slip – Pink Floyd

Telegraph Road – Dire Straits

Woman in Chains – Tears For Fears

Welcome to the Pleasure Dome (Extended remix) - Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Photograph – Nickelback

 

Graham Hopkins - Audio Complement To BMW M3 Performance

This Ain’t Goodbye - Train   

True Faith - New Order  

The Day We Caught the Train - Ocean Colour Scene  

Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood    

Missing - Everything But The Girl (Todd Terry Mix)

 

Luca Girotti – Mille Legend

Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Mack The Knife - Michael Bublé

Hotel California – Eagles

Don't Know Why - Norah Jones  

Una Mattina - Einaudi

 

Tim Campling – Car & Home Stereo

All My Life - Foo Fighters

Cream - Love Hate

Set Me Free - Velvet Revolver

Peacemaker - Green Day

Let There Be Rock (live) - AC/DC

 

Luke Massy – The Word Plush Redefined

Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars

Left Hand Free – Alt-J

Down the Road - C2C

Catgroove - Parov Stelar

I - Kendrick Lamar

 

Kieran Collick – A1 Sounds

Household Goods - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Your Love - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Run Away - Galantis

Where Are You Now - Skrillex

She Knows - J Cole

 

Katie Sharp - Katie’s Sharp Golf

The Nights - Avicii

Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac

Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (ft. Ray Dalton)

Voices - Disclosure

Magic - B.o.B

 

Brian Parton – FOUR MASTERS

Scars - James Bay

Waves - Mr Probz (Robin Schulz Remix)

Don’t Cry - Seal (24-bit, 96KHz FLAC)

Sweet Disposition - The Temper Trap

Motherload - Mastodon

 

Carl Hynes – Issue V Audition Tracks

No Love Dying – Gregory Porter

The Wheel – SOHN

Layover – Michael Hedges

The House Carpenter – Kelly Joe Phelps

Heartbreaker – Led Zeppelin

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

Caligula - Macy Gray

The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

Salinas – Laura Marling

Blood I Bled – The Staves

Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up – Frank Zappa

Pride And Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Star Wars Main Theme – John Williams

Romeo And Juliet – Prokofiev

Nessun Dorma – Puccini (José Carreras)

Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood (Annihilation)

 

Mike Stewart - Sub-editor

Everything in its Right Place – Radiohead

Lucky Man – The Verve

I Wish – Stevie Wonder

Lover, You Should’ve Come Over – Jeff Buckley

Nocturn – Kate Bush

 


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