Jason Ankeny

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Jason Ankeny served as a member of the All Music Guide editorial staff from the fall of 1996 to the summer of 2000, at which time he was named senior editor of the telecommunications magazine Upstart.…
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Jason Ankeny served as a member of the All Music Guide editorial staff from the fall of 1996 to the summer of 2000, at which time he was named senior editor of the telecommunications magazine Upstart. In his off hours he continues to freelance for AMG, at least when not working on his pet project, "Tigga Please," a proposed live-action adaptation of the classic Winnie the Pooh series starring rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard as Christopher Robin.

Desert Island Picks

1. Van Morrison, Astral Weeks
2. Spiritualized, Lazer Guided Melodies
3. Joni Mitchell, Blue
4. American Music Club, Everclear
5. Pavement, Slanted & Enchanted
6. R.E.M., Fables of the Reconstruction
7. The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin
8. Mercury Rev, See You on the Other Side
9. Galaxie 500, On Fire
10. Prince & the Revolution, Purple Rain
11. Talk Talk, Laughing Stock
12. Nick Drake, Bryter Layter
13. Red House Painters, Red House Painters I
14. Bark Psychosis, Hex
15. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
16. The Jesus and Mary Chain, Psychocandy
17. The Blue Nile, Hats
18. The Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed
19. The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground
20. My Bloody Valentine, Loveless
21. A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector
22. Love, Forever Changes
23. Hüsker Dü, New Day Rising
24. The Beatles, Abbey Road
25. Main, Dry Stone Feed