(1991, Jumpin’ & Pumpin’)

We’re primarily focused on the worlds of rock, hip hop, and metal here on 1000 albums. That’s purely a question of taste. The vast majority of the rave scene of the ’90s leaves these admins cold, but there are, as always, exceptions. Like ambient weirdos Future Sound of London.

Their debut is a long way from the epic ambient soundscapes they’d produce over the next few years, but despite its roots in early techno there are flashes of the excellence to come; in Papua New Guinea one of the best dance songs of the early decade.

LISTEN: Spotify

READ: Here’s a good primer on the band by Self Titled, and a good review of the album itself over at Allmusic

WATCH: Here’s the trippy video for Papua New Guinea