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Listen along to Part 1 of our 100 Best Albums of the 1970s list.

When we published our guide to the 100 Best Albums of the 1980s last year, we also put out a supplementary series of mixes introducing the records that made the cut. The experiment proved popular, so we’re giving it another whirl.

Each day this week, we’ll be uploading a twenty track mix, each one selected and stitched together by a member of the FACT team, which should hopefully offer some insight into the breadth, depth and quality of the records we’ve plumped for.

The first instalment has been mixed by Chal Ravens, and offers a survey of the albums in the 100-81 bracket. You can click on the track names below to read more information on the release it came from.

FACT Magazine’s Best Albums of the 1970s: 100-81 by Fact Mix Archive on Mixcloud

Tracklist:

01 Jon Lucien – Would You Believe In Me
02 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – I Love You, You Big Dummy
03 Bruce Haack – Program Me
04 Can – One More Night
05 Bridget St John – Lazarus
06 Ghédalia Tazartès – Rien Qu’au Soleil
07 Charlemagne Palestine – Strumming Music
08 Anna Lockwood – Wine Glass
09 Kevin Coyne – Marjory Razorblade
10 Magma – Coltrane Sundia
11 Billy Cobham – Searching For The Right Door/Spectrum
12 GAZ – The Force
13 Libra – The Shock (Original)
14 Harmonia – Walky-Talky
15 Gary Wilson – When You Walk Into My Dreams
16 Crass – White Punks On Hope
17 DEVO – Mongoloid
18 Talking Heads – I Zimbra
19 Curtis Mayfield – Mighty Mighty (Spade and Whitey) [Live]
20 Robbie Basho – Night Way

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