10 Albums

10 Albums that changed the lives of popular artists and industry insiders

10 albums that changed Mark Olson life

When asked for his 10 most essential albums, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson attempted to increase the total and include works by The Band, Nick Drake, The Clash and Joni Mitchell, among others.

The music that changed Bill Ward’s life

When we asked Ward to list the 10 albums that have rocked his world, we weren’t shocked that he opted to color outside of the lines of our stiff little format and instead talk about the artists and music in general that matter to him.

10 Albums: Nouvelle Vague’s Marc Collin

French producers Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux recruited a revolving cast of French and Brazilian vocalists to form Nouvelle Vague, a band that specializes in bossa nova covers of punk and new-wave classics. Nouvelle Vague’s third album, Nouvelle Vague 3, was released in the U.S. in late October.