10 Albums

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

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.

10 Albums: Daniel Dewitt and Dan Gleason of Winston Audio

by Peter Lindblad — Smoldering organ, slightly corrosive guitars with a Southern accent, hooks that drag rivers for dead bodies, the occasional blast of smog-covered horns and unexpectly sweet harmonies — that’s what Winston Audio is made of.
Formed in 2003, the Atlanta-based rockers the quintet brought forth its first EP, Come On, Hibernate, in July 2006. A full-length, The Red Rhythm, on the Favorite Gentlemen label, is due out in February 2010.