Chosen by: Tom Vek

As the frontman of ’90s New York hipster-hop ‘slacker jazz’ band Soul Coughing, he encapsulated the sound of post-everything beat music. Even stylistically, the image of Doughty wearing black-rimmed spectacles had a resounding impact. Equally accessible and cryptic in words and tone, he’s thoroughly deserving of cult status.

 
 
 
 
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