Edited from: SuperDeluxeEdition.com

“Acclaimed BBC 6 Music radio DJ and former NME journalist, Steve Lamacq celebrates 25 years of broadcasting at the BBC with the release of a unique 4CD compilation. 71 curated tracks from the 1990s by the UK’s leading Indie tastemaker.”

“…a compilation which tries to dig a little deeper; which attempts to give another side of the nineties, which wasn’t Cool Britannia, Laddism, and Blur Vs Oasis. What’s here represents, at least one version, of the evolution of guitar music through the nineties, as told, not by the big hits, but by the limited edition singles, The Evening Session cult favourites and the bands who maybe never made it, but in some cases never wanted to anyway.”

Steve Lamacq – extract from sleeve notes

First up – a short sampler – 20 tracks chosen by M90

49 tracks available on stream – found on the long version. For the full 71 tracks. Go here.

Lost in (streaming) action:

Family Cat “Place With A Name” / Senseless Things “Is It Too Late?” / Mega City Four “Words That Say” / Silverfish “Big Bad Baby Pig Squeal” / These Animal Men “Speeed King” / Blessed Ethel “Rat” / Elastica “Stutter” / Tiny Monroe “VHF 855V” / Whiteout “Starrclub” / China Drum “Wuthering Heights” / Snuff “Caught In Session” / Salad “Drink The Elixir” / Perfume “Lover” / Tiger “Race” / Linoleum “Dissent” / Scarfo “Alkaline” / Symposium “The Answer To Why I Hate You” / Wubble U “Bit Like You” / Ten Benson “The Claw” / Llama Farmers “Paper Eyes” / Ultrasound “Stay Young”

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