Industry's Influence: Tim Binns (NewState)
This week we present the playlist made by Tim Binns; A&R Director for NewState Music, who signs artists & records, makes compilation albums, works with brands and does digital online stuff.
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
Brilliant song from a groundbreaking band.
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
Classic track format he Mac, play it anywhere for feel good vibes.
Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
Defining track from the enigmatic electro-pop duo.
ABC - The Look Of Love
Amazing strings on this classic UK track.
Human League - Love Action (I Believe In Love) (Remix)
Electronic pop full of northern steel.
Kraftwerk - The Model
Electronic music as we know it starts near here
Duran Duran - Rio
For the video alone this track is worth it's weight in 80's pop gold.
WHAM! - Everything She Wants (Remix)
Extended mix of 80's pop icons.
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
Quincey Jones cleans up with this funk fuelled disco floor killer.
Eric B & Rakim - Paid In Full (Seven Minutes Of Music The Coldcut Remix)
Sampling gone wild to massive effect.
Blondie - Rapture
Hip-hop meets 80's NYC garage rock.
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Amazingly emotional vocal from the man in black.
The Cure - Lullaby (Extended Mix)
Epic remix of one of The Cure's defining songs.
Happy Mondays - Hallelujah (Club Mix)
Weatherall works wonders on this post-Acid indie anthem.
TLC - Waterfalls
Possibly the best r&b record of the 90's.
Prince - I Would Die For You
Son many Prince songs but this one wins for me with amazing lyrics and epic production.
Daft Punk - Da Funk
The start of the French dance floor revolution.
Energy 52 - Cafe Del Mar (Three N One Remix)
Possibly the best 'trance' record ever made.
Paperclip People - Throw
15 minutes of future techno goodness.
LFO - LFO (Leeds Warehouse Mix)
Classic 'rave' track that still sounds fresh today.
808 State - Pacific 202
A slice of Balearic brilliance. From Manchester.
Stone Roses - Fools Gold
Genre game changing song that was originally a b-side.
Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin'
Brilliant vocal and song on this classic late 60's track.
Echo & The Bunnymen - The Cutter
Any band with a drum machine as a member has got to be included.
Beastie Boys - Brass Monkey
Stoooopid record. Brilliant band.
LL Cool J - Around The Way Girl
A rap track that spawned a thousand imitators.
You can also still listen to last week's playlist.