Mathias Jean Johansen

Top 50 Records of All Time

  1. Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (1998)
  2. Bill Fay: Time of the Last Persecution (1971)
  3. Townes Van Zandt: For the Sake of the Song (1968)
  4. David Bowie: Station to Station (1976)
  5. Wilco: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)
  6. Emmylou Harris: Wrecking Ball (1995)
  7. Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks (1975)
  8. Mazzy Star: Among My Swan (1996)
  9. Smog: Red Apple Falls (1997)
  10. Jim O’Rourke: Eureka (1999)
  11. Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run (1975)
  12. Glenn Gould: The Goldberg Variations (1956)
  13. Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (1977)
  14. Talk Talk: Laughing Stock (1991)
  15. Television: Marquee Moon (1977)
  16. Reigning Sound: Time Bomb High School (2002)
  17. George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (1970)
  18. Daniel Varsano/Philippe Entremont: Piano Works (1992)
  19. Songs: Ohia: The Lioness (2000)
  20. Spiritualized: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space (1997)
  21. Nick Drake: Bryter Layter (1970)
  22. Scott Walker: Scott 4 (1969)
  23. Nas: Illmatic (1994)
  24. Bruce Springsteen: Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978)
  25. Kraftwerk: Trans Europa Express (1977)
  26. Joni Mitchell: Blue (1971)
  27. The Go-Betweens: 16 Lovers Lane (1988)
  28. Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man (1971)
  29. Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (2005)
  30. Wilco: Summerteeth (1999)
  31. The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground (1969)
  32. Lambchop: Is a Woman (2002)
  33. Loose Fur: Loose Fur (2002)
  34. Roxy Music: Avalon (1982)
  35. Terry Riley: A Rainbow in Curved Air (1969)
  36. Labradford: Fixed::Context (2000)
  37. Leonard Cohen: Songs of Love and Hate (1970)
  38. Alice Coltrane: Journey in Satchidananda (1970)
  39. Tim Buckley: Happy Sad (1969)
  40. Jackson C. Frank: Jackson C. Frank (1965)
  41. Patti Smith: Horses (1977)
  42. Boredoms: Super Æ (1998)
  43. Jim O’Rourke: Bad Timing (1997)
  44. Lou Reed: Coney Island Baby (1975)
  45. Pauline Oliveros: Crone Music (1990)
  46. Loren Mazzacane Connors: Hell’s Kitchen Park (1993)
  47. Mark Hollis: Mark Hollis (1998)
  48. Rowland S. Howard: Pop Crimes (2009)
  49. Nick Garrie: The Nightmare of J.B. Stanislas (1969)
  50. Linda Perhacs: Parallelograms (1970)

This list was compiled in 2015.