Other than Green Onions by Booker P and the MGs, what is the greatest instrumental track of all time?


#1

I think it’s pretty difficult to beat New Paths To Helicon, Part 1 by Mogwai - specifically the version from Government Commissions.


#2

#3

#4

This is hard to beat


#5

Also one of the best song titles of all time.


#6

#7

Ahem


#8

surely it is birdland


#9

WAS JUST ABOUT TO POST THIS ^^^^^


#10

#11

Used to play this in my school jazz band, one of the most fun songs ever


#12

[spotify playlist please guys]


#13

Also

ALSO

brb off into a Herbiehole


#14

#15

Jazz and classical aside, it’s Misirlou.


#16

Ten Rapid is the best Mogwai release.

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Pretty sure it’s Booker C.


#17

#18

Hurrah for you! It all went downhill from their first EPs…Ithica wotnot is my favourite of theirs, everything good about Mogwai in 3 minutes.


#19

This Richard Hawley closer to Coles Corner is breathtaking, Eno-esque shimmering beauty, a modern classic:


#20

It’s got some great stuff on it but TBH I find the production a bit weedy in places. Which is why I nominated the session version rather than the original.