Richard Linklater’s career has shown time and again that the Texan director knows his music, from the Fred Astaires and Louis Armstrongs of Me & Orson Welles to his regular collaborations with composer Graham Reynolds. But it's good ol’ fashioned rock ‘n’ roll that most often takes centre stage. It’s his unique mix of indie, slacker and School Of Rock rock that leads the charge in our Spotify playlist below, with his latest, the childhood-spanning Boyhood, coming in at the end to remind you how old you are. The Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots first came out in 2002. Ridiculous.