The Top 30 Vinyl Reissues of 2014

If you’re expecting a list featuring reissues from the Beatles, Britpop and Led Zeppelin, you’re in the wrong place. The Vinyl Factory has assembled this super-eclectic list of once-lost records that provides a trove of music discovery. You will become very curious.

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Neptunes-Lair

30. Drexciya

Neptune’s Lair

(Tresor)

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Riding high on the crest of the recent tsunami of Drexciya retrospectives, this timely reissue of the Detroit duo’s debut LP was one of the year’s essential techno releases. Their irresistible blend of afro-futurism, science fiction and ocean floor electro sounds every bit as vital today as it did back in ’99.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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