Tony's Album Top Tens

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A quick word: Rather than continue updating an arbitrary list of yearly top tens and honorable mentions, I've decided to simply catalog albums I've rated at least 7 out of 10 and higher. (Years wherein I've not given at least ten 7's or higher, I'll also catalog the 6's temporarily.) There's a heavy bias toward very recent years for two reasons: (1) I signed up for a Spotify Premium account in early 2019 and (2) shortly thereafter is when I started rating and cataloging albums I listened to. So anything and everything listed on this page I've heard at least once since ca. mid-2019 (or more recently). Anything before that will not be here until I listen to it again (and believe me, the queue is depressingly long). One last note on live albums: I have finally decided to include live albums on my lists, though my valuation of live albums differs quite a bit from studio albums. A live album in which the artist does little more than play live renditions of songs that are ultra-faithful to their studio counterparts is not interesting to me. Even if I love the songs being played. This type of live album makes no sense to me. The live albums I cherish are the ones that offer an experience you can't get from the studio recordings; maybe the tracks have not been released elsewhere, are completely reimagined, or totally improvised and altered to the extent that they barely resemble their former selves. (Singles not included here; EPs are.)


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Where we've been, Where we go from here -- Friko
  2. Something in the Room She Moves -- Julia Holter
  3. 7/10

  4. Look How Long Lasting Everything Is Moving Forward for Once -- Hammok
  5. SHAME -- meth.
  6. Only God Was Above Us -- Vampire Weekend
  7. BLK LBL -- Armand Hammer
  8. Häxan Sabaoth -- Unaussprechlichen Kulten
  9. Deep Sage -- Gouge Away
  10. Activator -- Gerycz Powers Rolin
  11. Planned Obsolescence -- Chaser
  12. Precipice -- Ill Considered
  13. Ambivert -- Blemishes
  14. Bright Future -- Adrianne Lenker
  15. Imaginary Conversations -- Kevin Coleman
  16. Bronson Arm -- Bronson Arm
  17. Wake up and smell the petrichor -- chazaiya
  18. Cloudward -- Mary Halvorson
  19. Y'Y -- Amaro Freitas
  20. Wall of Eyes -- The Smile
  21. The Room -- Fabiano do Nascimento & Sam Gendel
  22. Iechyd da -- Bill Ryder-Jones
  23. Bicycle -- Patricia Taxxon


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Echoes -- Fire! Orchestra
  2. 8/10

  3. Attachment Styles -- M(h)aol
  4. The Lamb as Effigy -- Sprain
  5. Witchy Activities and the Maple Death -- Monika Roscher Bigband
  6. Camaraderie -- Quetzal Tirado Unit
  7. Solitaire -- Everyone Asked About You [archival]
  8. Úpal -- Kostnatění
  9. Gold Star -- Space Camp
  10. 7/10

  11. Hell Entrance: Liberation Paralysis -- Culpable
  12. Why Do You Mourn -- The End
  13. First Aid Kit -- Big Blood
  14. Figura -- The Canyon Observer
  15. Pink Colour Surgery -- The Psychotic Monks
  16. Helionomicon -- Ulthar
  17. The Head Hurts but the Heart Knows the Truth -- Headache
  18. Why Is This Happening to You? -- Fotbal
  19. Build Yourself a Shrine and Pray -- Bruxa Maria
  20. Thirty Three Recurring -- Fog
  21. Leprous Daylight -- Fossilization
  22. Doomscroll -- Naked Lungs
  23. Everything Is Alive -- Slowdive
  24. (Whirring Marvels In) Consensus Reality -- Eluvium
  25. Disharmonium - Nahab -- Blut aus Nord
  26. Formal Growth in the Desert -- Protomartyr
  27. zzz... zzz... zzz... -- kuragari
  28. Bosoragazan -- Odz Manouk
  29. Elite Terrorism Modulus -- Elite Terrorism Modulus
  30. Punk Tactics -- Joey Valance & Brae
  31. Unus mundus patet -- Jute Gyte
  32. Les trois amis de l'hiver -- Li Jianhong
  33. Mitsubishi Suicide -- Mitsubishi Suicide
  34. Posh Swat -- John Dwyer, Ryan Sawyer, Andres Renteria
  35. Determined to Strike -- Sarmat
  36. ZA! & la TransMegaCobla -- ZA! & la TransMegaCobla
  37. Crash Recoil -- Surgeon
  38. Devil Music -- Portrayal of Guilt
  39. Nizozot -- Bastarda
  40. CYRM -- ØXN
  41. Wasn't Built in a Day -- Rome Streetz & Big Ghost Ltd.
  42. Malivore -- Hasard
  43. Faced Out -- Faced Out
  44. Hive Mind Narcosis -- Thantifaxath
  45. We Must Leave You -- Throat
  46. The Gray in Between -- Jeromes Dream
  47. More Dead -- Sacrifices [Zhertvoprinosheniya]
  48. Saccades -- Rian Treanor & Ocen James
  49. Knocknarea -- Maruja
  50. Silhouette Machine -- Flooding
  51. Today I Laid Down -- bl4ck m4rket c4rt
  52. Blackened Cerebral Rifts -- Dead and Dripping
  53. The Beggar -- Swans
  54. Stereo Mind Game -- Daughter
  55. Teratoma -- 15,000 Guns
  56. Zorn -- Zorn
  57. Canto Ostinato -- Erik Hall
  58. Une interprétation de la dissolution glaciale en quatre mouvements -- Turpitude
  59. Burned Car Highway Light Volcanic -- Prizes Roses Rosa (p rosa) (panda rosa)
  60. Fake -- Hoplites
  61. Sól án varma -- Sól án varma
  62. II -- Pure Adult
  63. 93696 -- Liturgy
  64. Killed Alive -- Stella Research Committee
  65. Travel -- The Necks
  66. ...I Watched 10 Years of Pacific Weather... -- Prizes Roses Rosa (p rosa) (panda rosa) & Elijah Knutsen
  67. This Stupid World -- Yo La Tengo


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Ants From Up There -- Black Country, New Road
  2. 8/10

  3. Honest Comedy -- Infinity Land
  4. Most Normal -- Gilla Band
  5. Aveilut -- Scarcity
  6. 2 -- Coconuts
  7. Where the Heart Is -- Sweet Pill
  8. Ugly Season -- Perfume Genius
  9. Feeding the Machine -- Binker & Moses
  10. Parallel Weaving -- Sheng Jie & Shen Jing
  11. "Daumenbruch„ -- Faust
  12. The Liquified Throne of Simplicity -- Širom
  13. 7/10

  14. Dishes Are Never Done but Good Luck -- Helvetia
  15. God Save the Animals -- Alex G
  16. The Whole of the Body I Call ZOS -- ZOS
  17. Killing Nothing -- Boldy James & Real Bad Man
  18. Belladonna -- Mary Halvorson
  19. Copperhead -- Doom Beach
  20. Katyusha -- Martín Escalante, Teté Leguía & Weasel Walter
  21. Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You -- Big Thief
  22. Darkness of God -- Heaving Earth
  23. God's Country -- Chat Pile
  24. Aethiopes -- Billy Woods
  25. caroline -- caroline
  26. Powięź -- Kurws
  27. A Muted Reality -- Angles
  28. Punkt -- Faust
  29. Heart Under -- Just Mustard
  30. The Ruby Cord -- Richard Dawson
  31. Bacchanalia -- Spintria
  32. Psyop of the Year -- EUNOIA
  33. WHT LBL -- Armand Hammer
  34. Devils Daughter Sings Her Hybrid Poem -- crazy doberman
  35. This Is Not an Island Anymore -- Die! Die! Die!
  36. Með hamri -- Misþyrming
  37. You Belong There -- Daniel Rossen
  38. Summer at Land's End -- The Reds, Pinks and Purples
  39. Regurgitorium -- Why Patterns
  40. Disharmonium - Undreamable Abysses -- Blut aus Nord
  41. See You Out There -- Dave Gisler Trio with Jaimie Branch & David Murray
  42. Fair Exchange No Robbery -- Nicholas Craven and Boldy James
  43. Florist -- Florist
  44. Mystic Sisters -- City of Caterpillar
  45. Diner Coffee -- Mamaleek
  46. Void Patrol -- Void Patrol
  47. At the Foothills of Deliration -- Faceless Burial
  48. Deathfame -- Quelle Chris
  49. Comradely Objects -- Horse Lords
  50. While of Unsound Mind -- nouns
  51. Mowing the Leaves Instead of Piling 'em Up -- Wednesday
  52. Pools of Green Fire -- Urushiol
  53. Everything Was Beautiful -- Spiritualized
  54. Consecration of the Spiritüs Flesh -- Esoctrilihum
  55. Return -- deathcrash
  56. Gold -- Rozwód
  57. Spirit of Ecstasy -- Imperial Triumphant
  58. Felicita -- Anadol
  59. Hellfire -- black midi
  60. Ascetic Reflection -- Altars
  61. Raum -- Tangerine Dream
  62. Hexen Valley -- Gnod
  63. Honeybee Table at the Butterfly Feast -- Teen Suicide
  64. Echt -- La Colonie de Vacances
  65. Together -- Duster
  66. There's Always Blood at the End of the Road -- Wiegedood
  67. A Light for Attracting Attention -- The Smile
  68. Koptycus -- Olés Brothers & Dominik Strycharski
  69. Every Flower in My Garden -- Lilien Rosarian
  70. stalled flutes, means -- Asian Glow
  71. Magma -- Black Flower
  72. The Ailing Facade -- Aeviterne
  73. In / Out / In -- Sonic Youth
  74. I Thought I Left You in Eden -- sun is poison
  75. Nocturnal Triumph -- Nocturnal Triumph
  76. Tana Talk 4 -- Benny the Butcher
  77. Eye Escapes -- Kraus
  78. Znój -- Zguba


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Volcanic Bird Enemy and the Voiced Concern -- Lil Ugly Mane
  2. 8/10

  3. La mort du sens -- Gnod
  4. For the First Time -- Black Country, New Road
  5. Filthy Dreams -- Leshiy
  6. Cull Ficle -- Asian Glow
  7. Coral Island -- The Coral
  8. G_d's Pee AT STATE'S END! -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  9. Jubilee -- Japanese Breakfast
  10. Promises -- Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
  11. 7/10

  12. Caribou Killer -- Sun Is Poison
  13. The Lurch -- Yautja
  14. Preserved in Torment -- Mortiferum
  15. Repetition Hymns -- Black Swan
  16. _____ -- Sadness
  17. Contractions -- Michael Foster & Ben Bennett
  18. Thirstier -- Torres
  19. For the Glory of Your Redeemer -- Misotheist
  20. Solar Drone Ceremony -- Neptunian Maximalism
  21. För Allting -- Makthaverskan
  22. Uneasy -- Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh & Tyshawn Sorey
  23. I Became Birds -- Home Is Where
  24. Famine, Putrid and Fucking Endless -- Atvm
  25. Surrounding Structures -- Veik
  26. Calvaire -- Ferriterium
  27. DOM 1919 -- Nac/Hut Report
  28. Wax People -- Wax People
  29. Vlad Tapes -- Filmmaker
  30. Defeat -- Fire!
  31. Archeology -- The Stick Figures [archival]
  32. Katartisis -- Serpent Column
  33. Cavalcade -- black midi
  34. Call Me if You Get Lost -- Tyler, the Creator
  35. My Head Hz -- Naked Days
  36. Nafs at Peace -- Jaubi
  37. Azmari -- Samā'ī
  38. a softer focus -- claire rousay
  39. A Proposed Method for Determining Sanding Fitness -- Stella Research Committee
  40. He Whose Name Was Long Forgotten -- Fossilization
  41. Sinner Get Ready -- Lingua Ignota
  42. Bird Meets Wire -- Susan Alcorn, Leila Bordeuil & Ingrid Laubrock
  43. How the Garden Grows -- Yvette
  44. Razor's Edge -- Rome Streetz & Futurewave
  45. 1 House -- Slant
  46. Imperative Imperceptible Impulse -- Ad Nauseam
  47. Made Out of Sound -- Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt
  48. Holoceno -- Papangu
  49. Rien ne suffit -- Plebeian Grandstand
  50. Seminal Baptism -- Tantric Bile
  51. lines between the doorframe -- Asian Glow
  52. Radio Edit -- Ciśnienie
  53. Phantom Indigo -- Seputus
  54. Mental Decay -- Kvadrat
  55. Lucid Express -- Lucid Express
  56. Lucy & Aaron -- Aaron Dilloway & Lucrecia Dalt
  57. The Divine Punishment -- Antediluvian
  58. Not Quite Dracula Music -- Soft Kill
  59. Golden Doubt -- Quivers
  60. The Space in Which the Uncontrollable Unknown Resides, Can Be the Place From Which Creation Arises -- Work, Money, Death
  61. A Beginner's Mind -- Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine
  62. I Have Seen the Light, and It Was Repulsive -- Sermon of Flames
  63. Hidemi -- Patrick Shiroishi
  64. Little Oblivions -- Julien Baker
  65. Yamawarau -- Fuubutsushi
  66. Negative Infinity -- The Flying Luttenbachers
  67. Laura Stevenson -- Laura Stevenson
  68. A Magnificent Day for an Exorcism -- TH1RT3EN
  69. The Cyclic Reckoning -- Suffering Hour
  70. Tawny -- Drug Church
  71. With Drums -- Machinefabriek
  72. Degenerations -- Diskord
  73. Storm in Summer -- Skullcrusher


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. The Microphones in 2020 -- The Microphones
  2. Éons -- Neptunian Maximalism
  3. 8/10

  4. Dead Kids, R.I.P. City -- Soft Kill
  5. Hamza -- Lonker See
  6. Free I.H: This Is Not the One You've Been Waiting For -- Illuminati Hotties
  7. Kathodos -- Serpent Column
  8. Kaiju Eats Cheeseburgers -- Darrifourcq Hermia Ceccaldi
  9. Welcome to Conceptual Beach -- Young Jesus
  10. Skáphe³ -- Skáphe
  11. Silver Tongue -- Torres
  12. Speciation -- Faceless Burial
  13. Endless Detainment -- Serpent Column
  14. 7/10

  15. No Moon -- Black Wing
  16. Allt Är Intet -- The End
  17. Punisher -- Phoebe Bridgers
  18. Telas -- Nicolás Jaar
  19. Imperii templum aries -- Ôros Kaù
  20. Less Life -- Died
  21. Mestarin Kynsi -- Oranssi Pazuzu
  22. Sideways to New Italy -- Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
  23. 2R0I2P0 -- Boris with Merzbow
  24. Songs -- Adrianne Lenker
  25. All Thoughts Fly -- Anna von Hausswolff
  26. Songs -- Adrianne Lenker
  27. Red Sun Through Smoke -- Ian William Craig
  28. Melinoë -- Akhlys
  29. The Common Task -- Horse Lords
  30. Forever Blue -- A.A. Williams
  31. Phoenix: Flames Are Dew Upon My Skin -- Eartheater
  32. The Great Dismal -- Nothing
  33. Don't Waste Your Anger -- The Smith Street Band
  34. New Dreams -- JFDR
  35. Mach's Hard Lemonade -- Mach-Hommy
  36. The Kinspiral -- Prizes Roses Rosa (p rosa) (panda rosa)
  37. Calculus -- John Zorn
  38. Mystic Familiar -- Dan Deacon
  39. Devouring Ruin -- Wake
  40. Set My Heart on Fire Immediately -- Perfume Genius
  41. Klue -- Gezan
  42. Evermore -- Taylor Swift
  43. Relatos de angustia -- Selbst
  44. Artlessly Falling -- Mary Halvorson's Code Girl
  45. Second Body -- Two People
  46. NO -- Boris
  47. I Must Be Living Twice -- Black Marble
  48. The Sanguinary Impetus -- Defeated Sanity
  49. Unlocked -- Denzel Curry x Kenny Beats
  50. Atonement -- Exhalants
  51. Visions -- Matthew Tavares & Leland Whitty
  52. Lamentations -- William Basinski
  53. Misanthropic Breed -- Lik
  54. Visions of Bodies Being Burned -- clipping.
  55. Shadow of Fear -- Cabaret Voltaire
  56. Come & See -- Mamaleek
  57. Sleeper Vessels -- Fawn Limbs
  58. Undying Thirst -- Black Market Brass
  59. A Hero's Death -- Fontaines D.C.
  60. Love, Disorderly -- Thomas Azier
  61. Eternity of Shaog -- Esoctrilihum
  62. Alfredo -- Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
  63. Empty Country -- Empty Country
  64. Obliviosus -- MSW
  65. Three -- The Necks
  66. The Suns of Perdition - Chapter II: Render Unto Eden -- Panzerfaust
  67. You Can Never Have a Long Enough Head Start -- Floral Tattoo
  68. From King to a GOD -- Conway the Machine
  69. Origin of the Alimonies -- Liturgy
  70. Terminal Aggressor II -- Dragged Into Sunlight
  71. Swimmer -- Tennis
  72. Four Dimensional Flesh -- Afterbirth
  73. Island -- Owen Pallett
  74. Lesions of a Different Kind -- Undeath


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    10/10

  1. Arrival -- Fire! Orchestra
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. The Third Ascension -- Glenn Branca
  4. Four of Arrows -- Great Grandpa
  5. Caligula -- Lingua Ignota
  6. House of Sugar -- (Sandy) Alex G
  7. Sea of Worry -- Have a Nice Life
  8. First Body -- Two People
  9. No World as Good as Mine -- Kai Whiston
  10. Keepsake -- Hatchie
  11. Schlagenheim -- black midi
  12. Two Hands -- Big Thief
  13. Disgorged from Psychotic Depths -- Mortiferum
  14. H.A.Q.Q. -- Liturgy
  15. 7/10

  16. Remove Your Skin Please -- Chat Pile
  17. Pure Adult -- Pure Adult
  18. Age of Excuse -- Mgła
  19. I Think We're Alone Now -- Randy Rulz
  20. From Untruth -- Amirtha Kidambi's Elder Ones
  21. Hearts of No Light -- Schammasch
  22. Titanic Rising -- Weyes Blood
  23. Guns -- Quelle Chris
  24. Hidden History of the Human Race -- Blood Incantation
  25. Morbid Stuff -- PUP
  26. There Existed an Addiction to Blood -- clipping.
  27. Ode to Joy -- Wilco
  28. U.F.O.F. -- Big Thief
  29. The Furnaces of Palingenesia -- Deathspell Omega
  30. Lover -- Taylor Swift
  31. This Dungeon Earth -- Chat Pile
  32. A Dawn to Fear -- Cult of Luna
  33. Dedicated -- Carly Rae Jepsen
  34. I Want to Be There -- Sadness
  35. Daemon -- Mayhem
  36. American Love Call -- Durand Jones & The Indications
  37. Cosmicism -- The Great Old Ones
  38. leaving meaning. -- Swans
  39. Birth of Violence -- Chelsea Wolfe
  40. So Divine -- Horse Jumper of Love
  41. Aevum -- Vukari
  42. The Fleeting Light of Impermanence -- The Appleseed Cast
  43. Trust in the Lifeforce of Deep Mystery -- The Comet Is Coming
  44. Planetary Clairvoyance -- Tomb Mold
  45. Legacy! Legacy! -- Jamila Woods
  46. uknowwhatimsayin¿ -- Danny Brown
  47. False Confession -- Weeping Sores
  48. Serotonin II -- yeule
  49. Patience -- Mannequin Pussy
  50. New Hell -- Greet Death
  51. IGOR -- Tyler, the Creator
  52. Sulphur English -- Inter Arma
  53. The Telluric Ashes of the Ö Vrth Immemorial Gods -- Esoctrilihum
  54. Purple Mountains -- Purple Mountains
  55. Algleymi -- Misþyrming
  56. ZUU -- Denzel Curry
  57. The Church Is at Fault -- Elephant Watchtower
  58. Remembering the Rockets -- Strange Ranger
  59. Bandana -- Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
  60. Mirror in Darkness -- Serpent Column
  61. American Football [LP3] -- American Football
  62. Miss Universe -- Nilufer Yanya
  63. Complicate Your Life with Violence -- L'Orange & Jeremiah Jae
  64. -><- -- Collider


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Aviary -- Julia Holter
  2. 8/10

  3. You Won't Get What You Want -- Daughters
  4. Some Rap Songs -- Earl Sweatshirt
  5. One Eye Sees Red -- Lonker See
  6. Paraffin -- Armand Hammer
  7. 7/10

  8. Inchoate with the Light Go I -- He Was Eaten by Owls
  9. Nearer My God -- Foxing
  10. Inside a Ringing Chord -- Cages
  11. American Dollar Bill – Keep Looking Sideways, You're Too Hideous to Look at Face On -- Keiji Haino + SUMAC
  12. 7 -- Beach House
  13. There Is a Place -- Maisha
  14. Dead Magic -- Anna von Hausswolff
  15. Love In Shadow -- SUMAC
  16. Tana Talk 3 -- Benny the Butcher
  17. 2012 - 2017 -- Against All Logic
  18. The Sciences -- Sleep
  19. Twin Fantasy (Face to Face) -- Car Seat Headrest
  20. Manor of Infinite Forms -- Tomb Mold
  21. Kiss Yr Frenemies -- Illuminati Hotties
  22. TA13OO -- Denzel Curry
  23. Misotheist -- Misotheist
  24. Infernal Decadence -- Spectral Wound
  25. Spanish Love Songs -- Schmaltz
  26. DAYTONA -- Pusha T


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Science Fiction -- Brand New
  2. Cigarettes After Sex -- Cigarettes After Sex
  3. 8/10

  4. Slowdive -- Slowdive
  5. Sleep Well Beast -- The National
  6. I Can Be a Clay Snapper -- Širom
  7. Ersatz Living -- Anwar Sadat
  8. Hell -- Hell
  9. 7/10

  10. Relatives in Descent -- Protomartyr
  11. Ill -- Makthaverskan
  12. Primal Incinerators of Moral Matrix -- Tetragrammacide
  13. Stranger in the Alps -- Phoebe Bridgers
  14. What Passes for Survival -- Pyrrhon
  15. DAMN. -- Kendrick Lamar
  16. Ornuthi Thalassa -- Serpent Column
  17. The King of No Man -- Captain, We're Sinking
  18. Retrocasual -- Cleric
  19. GT Ultra -- Guerilla Toss
  20. Greatest Hits -- Remo Drive
  21. Rocket -- (Sandy) Alex G
  22. Altar of Decay -- Mortiferum
  23. Saturation II -- Brockhampton
  24. Crack-Up -- Fleet Foxes
  25. Hiss Spun -- Chelsea Wolfe
  26. Atonement -- Immolation
  27. Flower Boy -- Tyler, the Creator
  28. Ornuthi Thalassa -- Serpent Column
  29. Saturation III -- Brockhampton
  30. Grotesque Miscreation -- Faceless Burial


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Horse Jumper of Love -- Horse Jumper of Love
  2. 8/10

  3. A Moon Shaped Pool -- Radiohead
  4. Atrocity Exhibition -- Danny Brown
  5. Blackstar -- David Bowie
  6. She Sleeps, She Sleeps -- Fire!
  7. The Glowing Man -- Swans
  8. 7/10

  9. I. -- Širom
  10. Ritual -- Fire! Orchestra
  11. Bottomless Pit -- Death Grips
  12. Eraser Stargazer-- Guerilla Toss
  13. Blonde -- Frank Ocean
  14. 22, A Million-- Bon Iver
  15. We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service -- A Tribe Called Quest
  16. The Synarchy of Molten Bones -- Deathspell Omega
  17. Skáphe² -- Skáphe
  18. Emotion: Side B -- Carly Rae Jepsen
  19. Cody -- Joyce Manor
  20. Starspawn -- Blood Incantation
  21. Worry. -- Jeff Rosenstock
  22. Teens of Denial -- Car Seat Headrest
  23. The Wanderer -- Jana Winderen
  24. Ufonaut -- Entropia


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Holding Hands With Jamie -- Girl Band
  2. Nihil quam vacuitas ordinatum est -- Ad Nauseam
  3. 8/10

  4. Third Side of Tape -- Lil Ugly Mane
  5. Carrie & Lowell -- Sufjan Stevens
  6. E·MO·TION -- Carly Rae Jepsen
  7. Exercises in Futility -- Mgła
  8. Vulnicura -- Björk
  9. I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside -- Earl Sweatshirt
  10. 7/10

  11. Viet Cong -- Viet Cong [Preoccupations]
  12. Oblivion Access -- Lil Ugly Mane
  13. To Pimp a Butterfly -- Kendrick Lamar
  14. I Want to Hide My Face & Die -- Acid Ghost
  15. Divers -- Joanna Newsom
  16. No Closer to Heaven -- The Wonder Years
  17. Painted Shut -- Hop Along
  18. Litourgiya -- Batushka
  19. Copacetic -- Knuckle Puck
  20. Peripheral Vision -- Turnover
  21. Ten Love Songs -- Susanne Sundfor
  22. Abyss -- Chelsea Wolfe
  23. Adult Summers -- Prince Daddy & The Hyena
  24. Lore -- Elder


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    10/10

  1. To Be Kind -- Swans
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali -- Africa Express
  4. Transmuted Marrow -- Gath Šmânê
  5. Wild Ivy League -- Wild Ivy
  6. Home, Like NoPlace Is There -- The Hotelier
  7. 7/10

  8. Shiny Eyed Babies -- Bent Knee
  9. The Unnatural World -- Have a Nice Life
  10. Enter! -- Fire! Orchestra
  11. Rise -- Jessica93
  12. The Mother of Virtues -- Pyrrhon
  13. Hit and Run -- Jack Ruby
  14. Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything -- Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
  15. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air -- Kurws
  16. Totem -- White Suns
  17. Benji -- Sun Kil Moon
  18. Nothing Important -- Richard Dawson
  19. Want -- Wreck and Reference
  20. Mess -- Liars
  21. Promulgation of the Fall -- Dead Congregation
  22. Anonymous Bash -- Charles Hayward
  23. Oh, Common Life -- Fireworks
  24. Never Hungover Again -- Joyce Manor
  25. Time to Die -- Electric Wizard
  26. Decline & Fall -- Godflesh
  27. Black Messiah -- D'Angelo and The Vanguard
  28. 1989 -- Taylor Swift
  29. Run the Jewels 2 -- Run the Jewels
  30. A World Lit Only By Fire -- Godflesh


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    10/10

  1. Trouble Will Find Me -- The National
  2. 9/10

  3. The Future Is Cancelled -- Captain, We're Sinking
  4. 8/10

  5. Maybe You, No One Else Worth It -- Brave Bird
  6. Teethed Glory and Injury -- Altar of Plagues
  7. Exit! -- Fire! Orchestra
  8. Colored Sands -- Gorguts
  9. Golden Grrrls -- Golden Grrrls
  10. Ceres & Calypso in the Deep Time -- Candy Claws
  11. Three Sided Tape Volume One -- Lil Ugly Mane
  12. Vermis -- Ulcerate
  13. 7/10

  14. Hubardo -- Kayo Dot
  15. II -- Makthaverskan
  16. The Feral Wisdom -- Wormlust
  17. m b v -- My Bloody Valentine
  18. Whenever, If Ever... -- The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die
  19. Acid Rap -- Chance the Rapper
  20. Sunbather -- Deafheaven
  21. Modern Vampires of the City -- Vampire Weekend
  22. The Greatest Generation -- The Wonder Years
  23. The Next Day -- David Bowie
  24. Three Sided Tape Volume Two -- Lil Ugly Mane
  25. Yeezus -- Kanye West
  26. Summer Death -- Marietta
  27. Illumination Ritual -- The Appleseed Cast
  28. Kingdom of Conspiracy -- Immolation
  29. What You Don't See -- The Story So Far
  30. Kveikur -- Sigur Rós
  31. Vesper -- Entropia


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Just Married -- Glocca Morra
  2. The Seer -- Swans
  3. Bloom -- Beach House
  4. 8/10

  5. The Money Store -- Death Grips
  6. good kid, m.A.A.d. city -- Kendrick Lamar
  7. On the Impossible Past -- The Menzingers
  8. 7/10

  9. Outminded -- Dating
  10. Sorry -- White Lung
  11. Drought -- Deathspell Omega
  12. All We Love We Leave Behind -- Converge
  13. Ceremony -- Anna von Hausswolff
  14. France 98 -- Girl Band
  15. 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  16. Hell III -- Hell
  17. With Hearts Toward None -- Mgła
  18. Ten Stores -- mewithoutYou
  19. Mista Thug Isolation -- Lil Ugly Mane
  20. Green to Blue -- Breathless
  21. No Love Deep Web -- Death Grips
  22. channel ORANGE -- Frank Ocean
  23. Advaitic Songs -- Om
  24. Centipede Hz -- Animal Collective
  25. De Vermis Mysteriis -- High on Fire
  26. Sinews -- White Suns


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Bon Iver, Bon Iver -- Bon Iver
  2. Voids -- Have a Nice Life
  3. 7/10

  4. Giles Corey -- Giles Corey
  5. Dog Eat Dog -- Dog Eat Dog
  6. Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens de couleur libres -- Matana Roberts
  7. Mammal -- Altar of Plagues
  8. King of Limbs -- Radiohead
  9. Kaputt -- Destroyer
  10. The Destroyers of All -- Ulcerate
  11. Father, Son, Holy Ghost -- Girls
  12. Exmilitary -- Death Grips
  13. The Whole Love -- Wilco
  14. Let England Shake -- PJ Harvey
  15. Ravedeath, 1972 -- Tim Hecker
  16. Diabolus Absconditus -- Deathspell Omega
  17. Helplessness Blues -- Fleet Foxes
  18. Suburbia (I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing) -- The Wonder Years
  19. Gospel -- Fireworks
  20. From the Depths of Darkness -- Burzum
  21. Burst Apart -- The Antlers
  22. Under Soil and Dirt -- The Story So Far
  23. Damnesia -- Alkaline Trio
  24. XXX -- Danny Brown


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Paracletus -- Deathspell Omega
  2. Contra -- Vampire Weekend
  3. Coyote -- Kayo Dot
  4. High Violet -- The National
  5. 8/10

  6. Coconuts -- Coconuts
  7. Uberschleiss -- Scorpion Violente
  8. Daughters -- Daughters
  9. Halcyon Digest -- Deerhunter
  10. Teen Dream -- Beach House
  11. Liberation Through Hearing -- Demdike Stare
  12. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy -- Kanye West
  13. Majesty and Decay -- Immolation
  14. 7/10

  15. Murmuüre -- Murmuüre
  16. Forest of Evil -- Demdike Stare
  17. Throat -- Little Women
  18. Have One On Me -- Joanna Newsom
  19. Hell II -- Hell
  20. It's the Evil -- White Lung
  21. Brothers -- The Black Keys
  22. Chapters of Repugnance -- Defeated Sanity
  23. Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex? -- A Great Big Pile of Leaves
  24. My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky -- Swans
  25. Public Strain -- Women
  26. This Addiction -- Alkaline Trio
  27. Arkhaiomelisidonophunikheratos -- Satanicpornocultshop
  28. The Age of Adz -- Sufjan Stevens
  29. The Upsides -- The Wonder Years
  30. Bonfires -- Fireworks
  31. .neon -- Lantlos


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Divorce Lawyers I Shaved My Head -- Jordaan Mason & The Horse Museum
  2. 8/10

  3. Hospice -- The Antlers
  4. Daisy -- Brand New
  5. Merriweather Post Pavilion -- Animal Collective
  6. 7/10

  7. Rend Each Other Like Wild Beasts, Till the Earth Shall Reek with Midnight Massacre-- Gnaw Their Tongues
  8. Everything Is Fire -- Ulcerate
  9. Symbiosis -- Demdike Stare
  10. Daughter of Darkness -- Natural Snow Buildings
  11. Facial -- K-Branding
  12. Watersports -- Mi Ami
  13. White Tomb -- Altar of Plagues
  14. Common Existence -- Thursday
  15. In the Dream of the Sea Life -- Candy Claws
  16. Cat Party -- Cat Party
  17. Swarth -- Portal
  18. Unutella -- Nuito
  19. Wind's Poem -- Mount Eerie
  20. You Will Never Know Why -- Sweet Trip
  21. Helvetia's Junk Shop -- Helvetia
  22. In This World -- susquatch
  23. Twin Stumps -- Twin Stumps


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Deathconsciousness -- Have a Nice Life
  2. Third -- Portishead
  3. 8/10

  4. Some Kind of Cadwallader -- Algernon Cadwallader
  5. Graves of the Archangels -- Dead Congregation
  6. Visiter -- The Dodos
  7. Child Bearing Man -- Little Teeth
  8. The Black Flux -- Virus
  9. 7/10

  10. Hello Everyone, Nice to Meet You, We're Midori -- Midori
  11. The New Backwards -- Coil
  12. Mass of the Fermenting Dregs -- Mass of the Fermenting Dregs
  13. Two Airships / Exploder Falls -- Candy Claws
  14. Gong Lake -- Neptune
  15. April -- Sun Kil Moon
  16. Horse -- Motorama
  17. The Chicago Project -- Matana Roberts
  18. Songs to Scream at the Sun -- Have Heart
  19. Blue Lambency Downward -- Kayo Dot
  20. The Unlistenable Years -- Toy Killers
  21. Ottoman Black -- Jason Crumer
  22. Mennonite -- KEN Mode
  23. Fleet Foxes -- Fleet Foxes
  24. Dawn -- Mount Eerie
  25. In Ghost Colours -- Cut Copy
  26. Black Pus 4: All Aboard the Magic Pus -- Black Pus
  27. Tigers Jaw -- Tigers Jaw
  28. Lost Wisdom -- Mount Eerie w/ Julie Doiron & Fred Squire


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. For Emma, Forever Ago -- Bon Iver
  2. Strawberry Jam -- Animal Collective
  3. Boxer -- The National
  4. 8/10

  5. Two Bands and a Legend -- Two Bands and a Legend
  6. In Rainbows -- Radiohead
  7. Fas - Ite, maledicti, in ignem aeternum -- Deathspell Omega
  8. 7/10

  9. Outre -- Portal
  10. Second♥ -- Midori
  11. Dead Rails -- Air Conditioning
  12. Drowner Yellow Swans -- Drowner Yellow Swans
  13. Souvenirs d'un autre monde -- Alcest
  14. David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz -- David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz
  15. Whitenoise Superstar -- Astrobrite
  16. Weighing Souls With Sand -- The Angelic Process
  17. Plaguebearer -- Wraiths
  18. Scribble Mural Comic Journal -- A Sunny Day in Glasgow
  19. Hvarf/Heim -- Sigur Rós
  20. And Their Refinement of the Decline -- Stars of the Lid
  21. Volta -- Björk
  22. Operator Dead... Post Abandoned -- Burning Star Core
  23. Shadows in the Light -- Immolation
  24. Allegory of Allergies -- Emeralds


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Drum's Not Dead -- Liars
  2. Ys -- Joanna Newsom
  3. The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me -- Brand New
  4. 8/10

  5. Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue -- Kayo Dot
  6. The Drift -- Scott Walker
  7. Donuts -- J Dilla
  8. Brother, Sister -- mewithoutYou
  9. Mass Hysterism in Another Situation -- New Direction Unit
  10. 7/10

  11. Blood in Our Wells -- Drudkh
  12. Settle Down City -- Young Widows
  13. Classic Erasmus Fusion -- Volcano the Bear
  14. Beautiful Seizure -- volcano!
  15. Ships -- Danielson
  16. Hail Infernal Darkness -- Drawn and Quartered
  17. Reprisal -- KEN Mode
  18. Destroyer's Rubies -- Destroyer
  19. Our Love Will Destroy the World -- Birchville Cat Motel
  20. Hell Songs -- Daughters
  21. Hell Hath No Fury -- Clipse
  22. Blood Mountain -- Mastodon
  23. Magic Potion -- The Black Keys
  24. New Sentimentality -- toe
  25. Dog Problems -- The Format
  26. We're Up to No Good, We're Up to No Good -- Rory
  27. Peregrine -- The Appleseed Cast


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Pink -- Boris
  2. Takk... -- Sigur Rós
  3. The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety -- toe
  4. 8/10

  5. Frances the Mute -- The Mars Volta
  6. Illinois -- Sufjan Stevens
  7. Alligator -- The National
  8. Feels -- Animal Collective
  9. 7/10

  10. How to Raise an Ox -- Zu & Mats Gustafsson
  11. Aerial -- Kate Bush
  12. Drinking Songs -- Matt Elliott
  13. Kosherat -- Grand Belial's Key
  14. The Golden Morning Breaks -- Colleen
  15. Be -- Common
  16. Fright Makes Right -- Cough
  17. Pinkshinyultrablast -- Astrobrite
  18. The Complete Guide to Insufficiency -- David Thomas Broughton
  19. I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning -- Bright Eyes
  20. Late Registration -- Kanye West
  21. Tell Me About the Long Dark Path Home -- The Newfound Interest in Connecticut
  22. Harnessing Ruin -- Immolation
  23. Kénôse -- Deathspell Omega
  24. Juturna -- Circa Survive


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    9/10

  1. ///Codename: Dustsucker -- Bark Psychosis
  2. 8/10

  3. Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck -- Flotation Toy Warning
  4. Funeral -- Arcade Fire
  5. DNA on DNA -- DNA
  6. The College Dropout -- Kanye West
  7. 7/10

  8. Archaic -- Rudimentary Peni
  9. Shibuboshi -- Shibusashirazu
  10. Return of the Black Death -- Drawn and Quartered
  11. Jesu -- Jesu
  12. Sonic Nurse -- Sonic Youth
  13. Si monvmentvm reqvires, circvmspice -- Deathspell Omega
  14. Madvillainy -- Madvillain
  15. A Ghost Is Born -- Wilco
  16. Panopticon -- Isis
  17. Catch for Us the Foxes -- mewithoutYou
  18. Leviathan -- Mastodon
  19. We Live -- Electric Wizard
  20. Medúlla -- Björk
  21. Decimate Christendom -- Incantation
  22. Pollyanna -- Northstar
  23. Good News for People Who Love Bad News -- Modest Mouse
  24. Rubber Factory -- The Black Keys


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    10/10

  1. Ghosts of the Great Highway -- Sun Kil Moon
  2. The Disintegration Loops III -- William Basinski
  3. 9/10

  4. Mount Eerie -- The Microphones
  5. The Magnolia Electric Co. -- Songs: Ohia
  6. 8/10

  7. Vaudeville Villain -- Viktor Vaughn
  8. Pulling Our Weight -- The Radio Dept.
  9. Things Viral -- Khanate
  10. Dopesmoker -- Sleep
  11. Deja Entendu -- Brand New
  12. The Disintegration Loops II -- William Basinski
  13. 7/10

  14. Boris at Last -Feedbacker- -- Boris
  15. Happy Songs for Happy People -- Mogwai
  16. Black Eyes -- Black Eyes
  17. Choirs of the Eye -- Kayo Dot
  18. Transatlanticism -- Death Cab for Cutie
  19. The Disintegration Loops IV -- William Basinski
  20. Akuma no uta -- Boris
  21. De-Loused in the Comatorium -- The Mars Volta
  22. Coma Waering -- The Angelic Process
  23. A Special Album -- Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herren Band
  24. velocity : design : comfort. -- Sweet Trip
  25. War All the Time -- Thursday
  26. Hail to the Thief -- Radiohead
  27. Make Yourself Sick -- Boys Night Out
  28. 6 -- Supersilent
  29. Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers -- The National
  30. The Room's Too Cold -- The Early November
  31. Nervous Cop -- Nervous Cop
  32. Two Conversations -- The Appleseed Cast
  33. Interventions and Lullabies -- The Format
  34. Everything Goes Numb -- Streetlight Manifesto
  35. It Won't Snow Where You're Going -- Park
  36. Give Up -- The Postal Service


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. ( ) -- Sigur Rós
  2. The Disintegration Loops -- William Basinski
  3. 8/10

  4. Mclusky Do Dallas -- Mclusky
  5. Hold Your Horse Is -- Hella
  6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot -- Wilco
  7. Unholy Cult -- Immolation
  8. Yanqui U.X.O. -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  9. 7/10

  10. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots -- The Flaming Lips
  11. You Forgot It In People -- Broken Social Scene
  12. Didn't It Rain -- Songs: Ohia
  13. Songs About Leaving -- Carissa's Wierd
  14. Sadness Will Prevail -- Today Is the Day
  15. Remission -- Mastodon
  16. Oceanic -- Isis
  17. Let Us Prey -- Electric Wizard
  18. [A-->B] Life -- mewithoutYou
  19. Turn On the Bright Lights -- Interpol
  20. Songs for the Deaf -- Queens of the Stone Age
  21. Is This Thing Loaded? -- Northstar
  22. Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground -- Bright Eyes
  23. Heathen -- David Bowie


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    10/10

  1. Vespertine -- Björk
  2. The Olatunji Concert: The Last Live Recording -- John Coltrane
  3. 9/10

  4. The Argument -- Fugazi
  5. Amnesiac -- Radiohead
  6. 8/10

  7. Leaves Turn Inside You -- Unwound
  8. She Knows... -- The Thing with Joe McPhee
  9. The Glow, Pt. 2 -- The Microphones
  10. Judeobeast Assassination -- Grand Belial's Key
  11. Renegade Heaven -- Bang On a Can All-Stars
  12. Nivraym -- Koenji Hyakkei
  13. Full Collapse -- Thursday
  14. 7/10

  15. Endless Summer -- Fennesz
  16. Bob Dinners & Larry Noodles Present Tubby Turdner's Celebrity Avalanche -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  17. Khanate -- Khanate
  18. Bath -- maudlin of the Well
  19. drukqs -- Aphex Twin
  20. Low Level Owl, Volume I -- The Appleseed Cast
  21. Ancient Melodies of the Future -- Built to Spill
  22. From Wisdom to Hate -- Gorguts
  23. How I Loved You -- The Angels of Light
  24. Stay What You Are -- Saves the Day
  25. A Better Version of Me -- Rainer Maria
  26. From Here to Infirmary -- Alkaline Trio
  27. Toxicity -- System of a Down
  28. Hymns -- Godflesh


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    10/10

  1. Kid A -- Radiohead
  2. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven! -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  3. 9/10

  4. Whatever You Love, You Are -- Dirty Three
  5. 8/10

  6. Ghost Tropic -- Songs: Ohia
  7. The Moon & Antarctica -- Modest Mouse
  8. Mare Vitalis -- The Appleseed Cast
  9. Close to a World Below -- Immolation
  10. No Kill No Beep Beep -- Q and Not U
  11. Dopethrone -- Electric Wizard
  12. The For Carnation -- The For Carnation
  13. Dead as Dreams -- Weakling
  14. 7/10

  15. Flood -- Boris
  16. Surrendered -- David S. Ware
  17. Relationship of Command -- At the Drive-In
  18. NYC Ghosts & Flowers -- Sonic Youth
  19. And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out -- Yo La Tengo
  20. Ezarian -- Lisabö
  21. Ramadan -- ee
  22. He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms... -- Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
  23. Maybe I'll Catch Fire -- Alkaline Trio
  24. The Infernal Storm -- Incantation
  25. Fevers & Mirrors -- Bright Eyes
  26. Rated R -- Queens of the Stone Age
  27. Nixon -- Lambchop
  28. Alkaline Trio -- Alkaline Trio
  29. The Marshall Mathers LP -- Eminem
  30. Since I Left You -- The Avalanches


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    10/10

  1. American Football -- American Football
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Don't Wake Me Up -- Microphones
  4. The Soft Bulletin -- The Flaming Lips
  5. Slow Riot for New Zero Kanada -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  6. Failures for Gods -- Immolation
  7. Ágætis byrjun-- Sigur Rós
  8. Through Being Cool -- Saves the Day
  9. 7/10

  10. Paysage d'Hiver -- Paysage d'Hiver
  11. Calculating Infinity -- The Dillinger Escape Plan
  12. Pinback -- Pinback
  13. Make It It -- The Wicked Farleys
  14. Ponyoak -- Kleenex Girl Wonder
  15. The Fragile -- Nine Inch Nails
  16. Musick to Play in the Dark -- Coil
  17. Look Now Look Again -- Rainer Maria
  18. Keep It Like a Secret -- Built to Spill
  19. Live in Chicago, 1999 -- Joan of Arc
  20. Uterus and Fire -- Old Time Relijun
  21. In the Eyes of God -- Today Is the Day
  22. Come On Die Young -- Mogwai
  23. First Come, First Served -- Dr. Dooom
  24. Times of Grace -- Neurosis
  25. Under Glass -- Hash Jar Tempo
  26. No Division -- Hot Water Music
  27. New Mother -- The Angels of Light
  28. The Slim Shady LP -- Eminem
  29. Something to Write Home About -- The Get Up Kids


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Swans Are Dead -- Swans
  2. Obscura -- Gorguts
  3. 8/10

  4. End Hits -- Fugazi
  5. What Burns Never Returns -- Don Caballero
  6. Deserter's Songs -- Mercury Rev
  7. Cold River Songs -- Bodychoke
  8. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea -- Neutral Milk Hotel
  9. Moon Pix -- Cat Power
  10. Ocean Songs -- Dirty Three
  11. Number One of Three -- The Body Lovers
  12. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill -- Lauryn Hill
  13. 7/10

  14. How It Feels to Be Something On -- Sunny Day Real Estate
  15. Challenge for a Civilized Society -- Unwound
  16. Mocking the Philanthropist -- Grand Belial's Key
  17. The Shape of Punk to Come -- Refused
  18. Diabolical Conquest -- Incantation
  19. Goddamnit -- Alkaline Trio
  20. XO -- Elliott Smith
  21. A Thousand Leaves -- Sonic Youth
  22. Frame & Canvas -- Braid
  23. Conglomerate International -- Frodus
  24. EndSerenading -- Mineral
  25. The Sound of Perseverance -- Death
  26. This Is Hardcore -- Pulp
  27. Water & Solutions -- Far


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    10/10

  1. Consume Red -- Ground-Zero
  2. The Lonesome Crowded West -- Modest Mouse
  3. 9/10

  4. OK Computer -- Radiohead
  5. Homogenic -- Björk
  6. 8/10

  7. Perfect from Now On -- Built to Spill
  8. Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space -- Spiritualized
  9. Everyone Asked About You -- Everyone Asked About You
  10. F♯A♯∞ -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  11. Plays Standards -- Ground-Zero
  12. 7/10

  13. Hide Here Forever -- Strictly Ballroom
  14. Chiastic Slide -- Autechre
  15. Mogwai Young Team -- Mogwai
  16. I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One -- Yo La Tengo
  17. Temple of the Morning Star -- Today Is the Day
  18. Beautiful Charade -- Camber
  19. Come My Fanatics... -- Electric Wizard
  20. Either/Or -- Elliott Smith
  21. The Power of Failing -- Mineral
  22. Eight Hours Away From Being a Man -- Roadside Monument
  23. Portishead -- Portishead
  24. Sol Niger Within -- Fredrik Thordendal's Special Defects
  25. Jersey's Best Dancers -- Lifetime
  26. Kelvingrove Baby -- The Bathers
  27. Nothing Feels Good -- The Promise Ring


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Filosofem -- Burzum
  2. This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About -- Modest Mouse
  3. Made Available: John Peel Sessions -- This Heat
  4. 8/10

  5. Soundtracks for the Blind -- Swans
  6. Stereo -- Christie Front Drive
  7. Repetition -- Unwound
  8. Oblations and Blessings -- David S. Ware
  9. Horse Stories -- Dirty Three
  10. None So Vile -- Cryptopsy
  11. Endtroducing... -- DJ Shadow
  12. 7/10

  13. Long Season -- Fishmans
  14. Today Is the Day -- Today Is the Day
  15. Through Silver in Blood -- Neurosis
  16. Marshmallows -- The For Carnation
  17. Die Tür ist zu -- Swans
  18. I Hope It Lands -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  19. (Revolutionary Pekinese Opera) Ver.1.28 -- Ground-Zero
  20. Interstate 8 -- Modest Mouse
  21. Richard D. James Album -- Aphex Twin
  22. Being There -- Wilco
  23. February / M.D. -- Mineral
  24. Excerpts from a Love Circus -- Lisa Germano
  25. Stealing From Our Favorite Thieves -- The Van Pelt
  26. Here in After -- Immolation
  27. Valentino -- Long Fin Killie
  28. Pinkerton -- Weezer


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    10/10

  1. Written in Waters -- Ved Buens Ende.....
  2. 9/10

  3. The Infamous -- Mobb Deep
  4. 8/10

  5. Liquid Swords -- Genius/GZA
  6. Symbolic -- Death
  7. Red Medicine -- Fugazi
  8. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness -- The Smashing Pumpkins
  9. Washing Machine -- Sonic Youth
  10. Stellar Regions -- John Coltrane
  11. 1. Outside -- David Bowie
  12. 7/10

  13. Don Caballero 2 -- Don Caballero
  14. The Great Annihilator -- Swans
  15. Upon the Throne of Apocalypse -- Incantation
  16. Ocean Beach -- Red House Painters
  17. The Future of What -- Unwound
  18. Pierced from Within -- Suffocation
  19. Long Division -- Low
  20. Electric Wizard -- Electric Wizard
  21. Post -- Björk
  22. The Bends -- Radiohead
  23. Bergtatt: Et eeventyr i 5 capitler -- Ulver
  24. Castor -- Castor
  25. Storm of the Light's Bane -- Dissection


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    10/10

  1. Yank Crime -- Drive Like Jehu
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Those Who Caress the Pale -- Ved Buens Ende.....
  4. At Action Park -- Shellac
  5. Willpower -- Today Is the Day
  6. Dummy -- Portishead
  7. De mysteriis dom sathanas -- Mayhem
  8. Welcome to Sky Valley -- Kyuss
  9. Diary -- Sunny Day Real Estate
  10. I Could Live in Hope -- Low
  11. 7/10

  12. Rusty -- Rodan
  13. Selected Ambient Works Volume II -- Aphex Twin
  14. There's Nothing Wrong With Love -- Built to Spill
  15. New Plastic Ideas -- Unwound
  16. Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star -- Sonic Youth
  17. The Funeral Pudding -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  18. Phantasies and Senseitions -- Bügsküll
  19. Selfless -- Godflesh
  20. Strangers from the Universe -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  21. Hvis lyset tar oss -- Burzum
  22. Christie Front Drive -- Christie Front Drive
  23. Human = Garbage -- Dystopia
  24. The Sea and Cake -- The Sea and Cake
  25. Weezer [The Blue Album] -- Weezer
  26. Ready to Die -- The Notorious B.I.G.
  27. Merciless -- Godflesh


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) -- Wu-Tang Clan
  2. Fake Train -- Unwound
  3. Souvlaki -- Slowdive
  4. In utero -- Nirvana
  5. 8/10

  6. The Problem With Me -- Seam
  7. Debut -- Björk
  8. Nespithe -- Demilich
  9. Siamese Dream -- The Smashing Pumpkins
  10. 7/10

  11. Ask Questions Later -- Cop Shoot Cop
  12. Painful -- Yo La Tengo
  13. Cure for Pain -- Morphine
  14. Red House Painters [Rollercoaster] -- Red House Painters
  15. Tindersticks -- Tindersticks
  16. Transcendence Into the Peripheral -- diSEMBOWELMENT
  17. Admonishing the Bishops -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  18. In On the Kill Taker -- Fugazi
  19. Repeat -- This Heat
  20. Spheres -- Pestilence
  21. Ground Zero -- Ground-Zero
  22. Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version -- Earth
  23. The Erosion of Sanity -- Gorguts
  24. Supernova -- Today Is the Day
  25. Individual Thought Patterns -- Death


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    10/10

  1. Down Colorful Hill -- Red House Painters
  2. Willisau (Quartet) 1991 -- Anthony Braxton
  3. 9/10

  4. Leng tch'e -- Naked City
  5. 8/10

  6. Liar -- The Jesus Lizard
  7. Shadow Weaver -- The Legendary Pink Dots
  8. Theoria -- Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra feat. Irène Schweizer
  9. Thunder Perfect Mind -- Nurse With Wound
  10. Fontanelle -- Babes in Toyland
  11. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me -- Angelo Badalamenti
  12. 7/10

  13. Lysol -- Melvins
  14. Good -- Morphine
  15. The Red in the Sky Is Ours -- At the Gates
  16. Lazer Guided Melodies -- Spiritualized
  17. Onward to Golgotha -- Incantation
  18. Slumber of Sullen Eyes -- Demigod
  19. Love of Life -- Swans
  20. Sleep's Holy Mountain -- Sleep
  21. This Is Not a Dream -- Dadamah
  22. Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde -- The Pharcyde
  23. Dawn of Dreams -- Pan.Thy.Monium
  24. Epidemic of Violence -- Demolition Hammer
  25. A Blaze in the Northern Sky -- Darkthrone
  26. Whut? Thee Album -- Redman
  27. Dry -- PJ Harvey
  28. Pure -- Godflesh
  29. Burzum -- Burzum
  30. Blues for the Red Sun -- Kyuss
  31. Wish -- The Cure


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    10/10

  1. Spiderland -- Slint
  2. Laughing Stock -- Talk Talk
  3. 9/10

    8/10

  4. Loveless -- My Bloody Valentine
  5. Dim the Lights, Chill the Ham -- Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet
  6. Goat -- The Jesus Lizard
  7. Mental Blocks for All Ages -- Dog Faced Hermans
  8. Tremolo -- My Bloody Valentine
  9. Unquestionable Presence -- Atheist
  10. Human -- Death
  11. 7/10

  12. White Noise -- Cop Shoot Cop
  13. Ask the Ages -- Sonny Sharrock
  14. Just for a Day -- Slowdive
  15. April Is the Cruellest Month -- Masayuki Takayanagi New Direction Unit
  16. Drive Like Jehu -- Drive Like Jehu
  17. Nevermind -- Nirvana
  18. Steady Diet of Nothing -- Fugazi
  19. Great Bliss, Vol. 2 -- David S. Ware Quartet
  20. Testimony of the Ancients -- Pestilence
  21. Yerself Is Steam -- Mercury Rev
  22. Body to Body, Job to Job -- Swans
  23. Great Bliss, Vol. 1 -- David S. Ware Quartet
  24. Contradictions Collapse -- Meshuggah
  25. On the Way Down from the Moon Palace -- Lisa Germano
  26. Mental Funeral -- Autopsy
  27. Gish -- The Smashing Pumpkins
  28. White Light from the Mouth of Infinity -- Swans
  29. Slavestate -- Godflesh


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Repeater -- Fugazi
  2. Naked City -- John Zorn [Naked City]
  3. 8/10

  4. Goo -- Sonic Youth
  5. Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic -- The Sundays
  6. Consumer Revolt -- Cop Shoot Cop
  7. Frizzle Fry -- Primus
  8. Rust in Peace -- Megadeth
  9. 7/10

  10. Nowhere -- Ride
  11. Head -- The Jesus Lizard
  12. Frigid Stars -- Codeine
  13. Born in Blood -- Pain Teens
  14. Danzig II: Lucifuge -- Danzig
  15. She Hangs Brightly -- Mazzy Star
  16. In the Marshes -- For Against
  17. Soundtrack from Twin Peaks -- Angelo Badalamenti
  18. Heaven or Las Vegas -- Cocteau Twins
  19. Love Poke Here -- Ed Hall
  20. Jordan: The Comeback -- Prefab Sprout
  21. Left Hand Path -- Entombed


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Disintegration -- The Cure
  2. Streetcleaner -- Godflesh
  3. 8/10

  4. Floating Into the Night -- Julee Cruise
  5. 13 Songs -- Fugazi
  6. Pure -- The Jesus Lizard
  7. Griller -- UT
  8. 7/10

  9. Severed Survival -- Autopsy
  10. On Fire -- Galaxie 500
  11. Altars of Madness -- Morbid Angel
  12. Nothingface -- Voivod
  13. Tweez -- Slint
  14. Bizarro -- The Wedding Present
  15. Symphony No. 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven) -- Glenn Branca
  16. Doolittle -- Pixies
  17. The Stone Roses -- The Stone Roses
  18. Snowball -- The Field Mice
  19. Technique -- New Order


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    10/10

  1. Today -- Galaxie 500
  2. 9/10

  3. Spirit of Eden -- Talk Talk
  4. Daydream Nation -- Sonic Youth
  5. 8/10

  6. Picture One -- Asylum Party
  7. Godflesh -- Godflesh
  8. 7/10

  9. The Tribe -- Caspar Brötzmann Massaker
  10. You Made Me Realise -- My Bloody Valentine
  11. Let's Skip the Details -- My Dad Is Dead
  12. Wormed by Leonard -- Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
  13. Dancing to Restore an Eclipsed Moon -- Red Temple Spirits
  14. Undertow -- Blind Idiot God
  15. Isn't Anything -- My Bloody Valentine
  16. Africa -- Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Curtis Lundy & Idris Muhammed
  17. Cacophony -- Rudimentary Peni
  18. Leprosy -- Death
  19. Soliloquy for Lilith -- Nurse With Wound
  20. Malcolm X Park -- Unrest
  21. Starfish -- The Church
  22. Introspective -- Pet Shop Boys


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Sister -- Sonic Youth
  2. 8/10

  3. Strangeways, Here We Come -- The Smiths
  4. In Gut's House -- UT
  5. Children of God -- Swans
  6. 7/10

  7. The Walking -- Jane Siberry
  8. Ur Kaos -- Ur Kaos
  9. Blind Idiot God -- Blind Idiot God
  10. White-Out Conditions -- Bel Canto
  11. Floodland -- The Sisters of Mercy
  12. Seize the Rainbow -- Sonny Sharrock Band
  13. Fünf auf der nach oben offenen Richterskala -- Einstürzende Neubauten
  14. Psonic Psunspot -- The Dukes of Stratosphear
  15. Pleased to Meet Me -- The Replacements
  16. Drum -- Hugo Largo
  17. Merry Go Round -- Laughing Hyenas
  18. Come On Pilgrim -- Pixies
  19. Ruins II -- Ruins
  20. Killing Technology -- Voivod
  21. Locust Abortion Technician -- Butthole Surfers
  22. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me -- The Cure
  23. Warehouse: Songs and Stories -- Hüsker Dü
  24. Within the Realm of a Dying Sun -- Dead Can Dance


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    10/10

  1. The Queen Is Dead -- The Smiths
  2. 9/10

  3. Rembrandt Pussyhorse -- Butthole Surfers
  4. 8/10

  5. Atomizer -- Big Black
  6. Public Castration Is a Good Idea -- Swans
  7. The Colour of Spring -- Talk Talk
  8. Brotherhood -- New Order
  9. Conviction -- UT
  10. 7/10

  11. EVOL -- Sonic Youth
  12. Morbid Visions -- Sepultura
  13. The Ghost Trade -- Camberwell Now
  14. Holy Money -- Swans
  15. Peace Sells...But Who's Buying? -- Megadeth
  16. Epicus Doomicus Metallicus -- Candlemass
  17. Song X -- Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman
  18. Twitch -- Ministry
  19. Greed -- Swans
  20. Master of Puppets -- Metallica
  21. Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express -- The Go-Betweens


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    10/10

  1. Bad Moon Rising -- Sonic Youth
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Confidential -- UT
  4. The Head On the Door -- The Cure
  5. Hounds of Love -- Kate Bush
  6. Low-Life -- New Order
  7. 7/10

  8. Tim -- The Replacements
  9. Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! -- Megadeth
  10. Meat Is Murder -- The Smiths
  11. Winged Serpent (Sliding Quadrants) -- Cecil Taylor Segments II
  12. New Day Rising -- Hüsker Dü
  13. Telephone Free Landslide Victory -- Camper Van Beethoven
  14. This Is the Sea -- The Waterboys
  15. Spleen and Ideal -- Dead Can Dance
  16. What Does Anything Mean? Basically -- The Chameleons


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Hatful of Hollow -- The Smiths
  2. 8/10

  3. Cop -- Swans
  4. From Her to Eternity -- Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  5. UT -- UT
  6. Tabula rasa -- Arvo Pärt
  7. Broadcasting From Home -- Penguin Café Orchestra
  8. The Smiths -- The Smiths
  9. Double Nickels on the Dime -- Minutemen
  10. Treasure -- Cocteau Twins
  11. 7/10

  12. Moving -- The Raincoats
  13. Let It Be -- The Replacements
  14. The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall -- The Fall
  15. Beating the Retreat -- Test Dept
  16. Micro-Phonies -- Cabaret Voltaire
  17. Zen Arcade -- Hüsker Dü
  18. Step Forward -- Portion Control
  19. Psychic...Powerless...Another Man's Sac -- Butthole Surfers
  20. Purple Rain -- Prince and The Revolution


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    10/10

  1. Filth -- Swans
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Prehistory -- Circle X
  4. Confusion Is Sex -- Sonic Youth
  5. Power, Corruption and Lies -- New Order
  6. Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) -- Glenn Branca
  7. 7/10

  8. Title in Limbo -- The Residents & Renaldo and The Loaf
  9. Perverted by Language -- The Fall
  10. What Makes a Man Start Fires? -- Minutemen
  11. Zeichnungen des Patienten O.T. -- Einstürzende Neubauten
  12. Violent Femmes -- Violent Femmes
  13. Transition -- Peter Michael Hamel
  14. Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks -- Brian Eno with Daniel Lanois & Roger Eno
  15. Let's Dance -- David Bowie
  16. Head Over Heels -- Cocteau Twins
  17. Speaking in Tongues -- Talking Heads
  18. The Art of Falling Apart -- Soft Cell


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Urban Bushmen -- Art Ensemble of Chicago
  2. Swans -- Swans
  3. Sonic Youth -- Sonic Youth
  4. Pornography -- The Cure
  5. Hex Enduction Hour -- The Fall
  6. Broken Shadows -- Ornette Coleman
  7. 7/10

  8. Seven Songs -- 23 Skidoo
  9. Vs. -- Mission of Burma
  10. Ice Cream for Crow -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  11. Leichenschrei -- SPK
  12. Ambient 4: On Land -- Brian Eno
  13. Philharmony -- Haruomi Hosono
  14. Room to Live (Undilutable Slang Truth!) -- The Fall
  15. New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) -- Simple Minds
  16. Ike Yard -- Ike Yard
  17. Nebraska -- Bruce Springsteen
  18. Perspective -- P-Model
  19. Big Science -- Laurie Anderson
  20. Miami -- The Gun Club
  21. You Can't Hide Your Love Forever -- Orange Juice


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    10/10

  1. Deceit -- This Heat
  2. The Ascension -- Glenn Branca
  3. Playing With a Different Sex -- Au Pairs
  4. 9/10

    8/10

  5. Odyshape -- The Raincoats
  6. Killing Time -- Massacre
  7. Circus Mort -- Circus Mort
  8. Movement -- New Order
  9. The Seduction -- Ludus
  10. 7/10

  11. Coffin for Head of State -- Fela
  12. Fire of Love -- The Gun Club
  13. Mark of the Mole -- The Residents
  14. Three Quartets -- Chick Corea
  15. Penguin Café Orchestra -- Penguin Café Orchestra
  16. Signals, Calls, and Marches -- Mission of Burma
  17. Architecture & Morality -- Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
  18. Faith -- The Cure
  19. Directions -- Miles Davis
  20. Still -- Joy Division
  21. Discipline -- King Crimson


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    10/10

  1. Closer -- Joy Division
  2. 9/10

  3. Remain in Light -- Talking Heads
  4. The River -- Bruce Springsteen
  5. For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder? -- The Pop Group
  6. Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror -- Harold Budd & Brian Eno
  7. 8/10

  8. Strange Celestial Road -- Sun Ra
  9. Crazy Rhythms -- The Feelies
  10. A-Z -- Colin Newman
  11. Jane from Occupied Europe -- Swell Maps
  12. The Visit -- Ludus
  13. 7/10

  14. Colossal Youth -- Young Marble Giants
  15. In the Flat Field -- Bauhaus
  16. Red Exposure -- Chrome
  17. Doc at the Radar Station -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  18. Contrasts -- Sam Rivers
  19. Special Edition -- Jack DeJohnette
  20. Digital Stimulation -- The Units
  21. Colours of Time -- Peter Michael Hamel
  22. Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) -- David Bowie
  23. Killing Joke -- Killing Joke
  24. Bass Culture -- Linton Kwesi Johnson
  25. The Hilversum Session -- Albert Ayler
  26. Never for Ever -- Kate Bush


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. This Heat -- This Heat
  2. 8/10

  3. Rust Never Sleeps -- Neil Young & Crazy Horse
  4. Lodger -- David Bowie
  5. Unknown Pleasures -- Joy Division
  6. Y -- The Pop Group
  7. Eskimo -- The Residents
  8. Birth of a Being -- David S. Ware
  9. Teenage Jesus & The Jerks -- Teenage Jesus & The Jerks
  10. 7/10

  11. Entertainment! -- Gang of Four
  12. Stand By -- Heldon
  13. Cut -- The Slits
  14. New Picnic Time -- Pere Ubu
  15. Live at the Witch Trials -- The Fall
  16. The Graveyard and the Ballroom -- A Certain Ratio
  17. The Raincoats -- The Raincoats
  18. Circle in the Found -- Pere Ubu
  19. Read Only Memory -- Chrome
  20. Fear of Music -- Talking Heads


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    10/10

  1. The Modern Dance -- Pere Ubu
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Yellow Magic Orchestra -- Yellow Magic Orchestra
  4. Ducks Stab / Buster & Glen -- The Residents
  5. Alabama Feeling -- Arthur Doyle Plus 4
  6. Darkness on the Edge of Town -- Bruce Springsteen
  7. Music for 18 Musicians -- Steve Reich
  8. Not Available -- The Residents
  9. 7/10

  10. Dub Housing -- Pere Ubu
  11. Chairs Missing -- Wire
  12. No New York -- Contortions; Teenage Jesus & The Jerks; Mars; D.N.A.
  13. Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  14. Body Meta -- Ornette Coleman
  15. Vernal Equinox -- Jon Hassell
  16. Ambient 1: Music for Airports -- Brian Eno
  17. The Kick Inside -- Kate Bush
  18. More Songs About Buildings and Food -- Talking Heads
  19. T.V.O.D. / Warm Leatherette -- The Normal


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    10/10

  1. Low -- David Bowie
  2. 9/10

  3. Marquee Moon -- Television
  4. 8/10

  5. Pink Flag -- Wire
  6. Dialoghi del presente -- Luciano Cilio
  7. Pharoah -- Pharoah Sanders
  8. Alien Soundtracks -- Chrome
  9. First Meditations (For Quartet) -- John Coltrane
  10. Lust for Life -- Iggy Pop
  11. "Heroes" -- David Bowie
  12. Dancing in Your Head -- Ornette Coleman
  13. 7/10

  14. Paragon -- Sam Rivers
  15. Zombie -- Fela Kuti & Afrika 70
  16. Animals -- Pink Floyd
  17. Before and After Science -- Brian Eno
  18. Ultravox! -- Ultravox!
  19. Implosions -- Stephan Micus
  20. Talking Heads: 77 -- Talking Heads
  21. The Idiot -- Iggy Pop
  22. Rumors -- Fleetwood Mac


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    10/10

  1. Station to Station -- David Bowie
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Radio Ethiopia -- Patti Smith
  4. The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse -- Duke Ellington
  5. 7/10

  6. Desire -- Bob Dylan
  7. Mother Earth's Plantasia -- Mort Garson
  8. Third Reich 'n Roll -- The Residents
  9. Balladyna -- Tomasz Stanko
  10. Music from the Penguin Café -- Penguin Café Orchestra
  11. The Modern Lovers -- The Modern Lovers
  12. Moonmadness -- Camel
  13. Black Market -- Weather Report
  14. Water Babies -- Miles Davis
  15. Songs in the Key of Life -- Stevie Wonder


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Wish You Were Here -- Pink Floyd
  2. Blood on the Tracks -- Bob Dylan
  3. 8/10

  4. Born to Run -- Bruce Springsteen
  5. Expensive Shit -- Fela Kuti & Africa 70
  6. 7/10

  7. Another Green World -- Brian Eno
  8. Zuma -- Neil Young with Crazy Horse
  9. Neu! '75 -- Neu!
  10. Brown Rice -- Don Cherry
  11. In Praise of Learning -- Henry Cow
  12. Das Hohelied Salomos -- Popol Vuh
  13. Evening Star -- Fripp & Eno
  14. Fleetwood Mac -- Fleetwood Mac


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    10/10

  1. Red -- King Crimson
  2. 9/10

  3. Meet the Residents -- The Residents
  4. 8/10

  5. Interstellar Space -- John Coltrane
  6. Crystals -- Sam Rivers
  7. Get Up With It -- Miles Davis
  8. Autobahn -- Kraftwerk
  9. Love in Us All -- Pharoah Sanders
  10. Big Fun -- Miles Davis
  11. The Africa Brass Sessions, Vol. 2 -- John Coltrane
  12. 7/10

  13. On the Beach -- Neil Young
  14. Mirage -- Camel
  15. Soon Over Babaluma -- Can
  16. Here Come the Warm Jets -- Brian Eno
  17. Starless and Bible Black -- King Crimson
  18. Diamond Dogs -- David Bowie
  19. Radio City -- Big Star
  20. Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) -- Brian Eno


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice) -- John Fahey
  2. Larks' Tongues in Aspic -- King Crimson
  3. Future Days -- CAN
  4. Izipho Zam (My Gifts) -- Pharoah Sanders
  5. 8/10

  6. Faust IV -- Faust
  7. Pakistani Pomade -- Alexander von Schlippenbach Trio
  8. Space Is the Place -- Sun Ra
  9. A.R. IV -- A.R. & Machines
  10. The Ear of the Behearer -- Dewey Redman
  11. The Wild, the Innocent, & the E Street Shuffle -- Bruce Springsteen
  12. Conference of the Birds -- David Holland Quartet
  13. 7/10

  14. The Faust Tapes -- Faust
  15. Houses of the Holy -- Led Zeppelin
  16. The Henry Cow Legend -- Henry Cow
  17. Aladdin Sane -- David Bowie
  18. AR3 -- A.R. & Machines
  19. Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. -- Bruce Springsteen
  20. Head Hunters -- Herbie Hancock
  21. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath -- Black Sabbath
  22. Lawrence of Newark -- Larry Young
  23. Dark Side of the Moon -- Pink Floyd
  24. Let's Get It On -- Marvin Gaye
  25. Innervisions -- Stevie Wonder
  26. Closing Time -- Tom Waits
  27. For Your Pleasure -- Roxy Music


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    10/10

  1. Ege Bamyasi -- CAN
  2. 9/10

  3. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars -- David Bowie
  4. Pink Moon -- Nick Drake
  5. 8/10

  6. Let My Children Hear Music -- Charles Mingus
  7. Close to the Edge -- Yes
  8. Echo -- A.R. & Machines
  9. On the Corner -- Miles Davis
  10. So Far -- Faust
  11. Infinity-- John Coltrane
  12. 7/10

  13. The Academy in Peril-- John Cale
  14. Science Fiction -- Ornette Coleman
  15. Hosianna Mantra-- Popol Vuh
  16. Sahara -- McCoy Tyner
  17. Transformer -- Lou Reed
  18. Black Unity -- Pharoah Sanders
  19. The Grand Wazoo -- The Mothers of Invention
  20. The Black Ark -- Noah Howard
  21. The Spotlight Kid -- Captain Beefheart
  22. Superfly -- Curtis Mayfield
  23. Clube da Esquina -- Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges
  24. Machine Head -- Deep Purple
  25. Saint Dominic's Preview -- Van Morrison


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    10/10

  1. Faust -- Faust
  2. Mirror Man -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  3. 9/10

  4. Die grüne Reise - The Green Journey -- A.R. & Machines
  5. First Utterance -- Comus
  6. In den Gärten Pharaos -- Popol Vuh
  7. Hunky Dory -- David Bowie
  8. 8/10

  9. Islands -- King Crimson
  10. Tago Mago -- CAN
  11. Journey in Satchidananda -- Alice Coltrane & Pharoah Sanders
  12. Pawn Hearts -- Van der Graaf Generator
  13. Universal Consciousness -- Alice Coltrane
  14. Sun Ship -- John Coltrane
  15. Meddle -- Pink Floyd
  16. Twins -- Ornette Coleman
  17. 7/10

  18. Music to Eat -- Hampton Grease Band
  19. Thembi -- Pharoah Sanders
  20. Fourth -- Soft Machine
  21. Chruch of Anthrax -- John Cale & Terry Riley
  22. A Tribute to Jack Johnson -- Miles Davis
  23. Fragile -- Yes
  24. What's Going On -- Marvin Gaye
  25. Love Call -- Ornette Coleman
  26. Bryter Layter -- Nick Drake
  27. Songs of Love and Hate -- Leonard Cohen
  28. The Call -- Mal Waldron, Jimmy Jackson, Eberhard Weber & Fred Braceful
  29. Tupelo Honey -- Van Morrison
  30. Led Zeppelin IV -- Led Zeppelin
  31. Sticky Fingers -- The Rolling Stones


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    10/10

  1. Bitches Brew -- Miles Davis
  2. Starsailor -- Tim Buckley
  3. Exuma -- Exuma
  4. 9/10

  5. Yeti -- Amon Düül II
  6. Exuma II -- Exuma
  7. Lorca -- Tim Buckley
  8. For Alto -- Anthony Braxton
  9. 8/10

  10. Third -- Soft Machine
  11. "mu" Second Part -- Don Cherry
  12. The Topography of the Lungs -- Evan Parker, Derek Bailey & Han Bennink
  13. In the Wake of Poseidon -- King Crimson
  14. Monkey-Pockey-Boo -- Sonny Sharrock
  15. Lizard -- King Crimson
  16. Moondance -- Van Morrison
  17. 7/10

  18. Deaf Dumb Blind (Summun Bukmun Umyun) -- Pharoah Sanders
  19. Third Ear Band [Elements] -- Third Ear Band
  20. Transition -- John Coltrane
  21. Paranoid -- Black Sabbath
  22. Lick My Decals Off, Baby -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  23. Les stances à Sophie -- Art Ensemble of Chicago
  24. Soundtracks -- CAN
  25. Affenstunde -- Popol Vuh
  26. After the Gold Rush -- Neil Young
  27. Burnt Weeny Sandwich -- The Mothers of Invention
  28. Jewels of Thought -- Pharoah Sanders
  29. Cosmo's Factory -- Creedence Clearwater Revival
  30. Parallelograms -- Linda Perhacs
  31. Music for K -- Tomasz Stańko Quartet
  32. Loaded -- The Velvet Underground
  33. The Man Who Sold the World-- David Bowie
  34. Black Sabbath -- Black Sabbath
  35. Led Zeppelin III -- Led Zeppelin


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    10/10

  1. In a Silent Way -- Miles Davis
  2. Uncle Meat -- The Mothers of Invention
  3. "mu" First Part -- Don Cherry
  4. 9/10

  5. In the Court of the Crimson King -- King Crimson
  6. Black Woman -- Sonny Sharrock
  7. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere -- Neil Young
  8. Abbey Road -- The Beatles
  9. Porto Novo -- Marion Brown
  10. 8/10

  11. Trout Mask Replica -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  12. Happy Sad -- Tim Buckley
  13. Townes Van Zandt -- Townes Van Zandt
  14. The Living Music -- Alexander von Schlippenbach
  15. Phallus Dei -- Amon Düül II
  16. Nipples -- The Peter Brötzmann Sextext
  17. Valentyne Suite -- Colosseum
  18. Our Mother the Mountain -- Townes Van Zandt
  19. The Velvet Underground -- The Velvet Underground
  20. Karma -- Pharoah Sanders
  21. The Yellow Princess -- John Fahey
  22. Arthur (or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire) -- The Kinks
  23. Five Leaves Left -- Nick Drake
  24. 7/10

  25. Venus in Cancer -- Robbie Basho
  26. Volume Two -- The Soft Machine
  27. Anthony Braxton [B-X° / N O I 47A] -- Anthony Braxton
  28. Let It Bleed -- The Rolling Stones
  29. Filles de Kilimanjaro -- Miles Davis
  30. Scott 4 -- Scott Walker
  31. Led Zeppelin II -- Led Zeppelin
  32. Gal Costa -- Gal Costa
  33. Hot Rats -- Frank Zappa
  34. Led Zeppelin -- Led Zeppelin
  35. Scott 3 -- Scott Walker


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    10/10

  1. Odessey and Oracle -- The Zombies
  2. 9/10

  3. Astral Weeks -- Van Morrison
  4. The Village Green Preservation Society -- The Kinks
  5. Machine Gun -- The Peter Brötzmann Octet
  6. Om -- John Coltrane
  7. 8/10

  8. Begin -- The Millennium
  9. Silver Apples -- Silver Apples
  10. It's Not Up to Us -- Byard Lancaster
  11. White Light / White Heat -- The Velvet Underground
  12. We're Only in It for the Money -- The Mothers of Invention
  13. Nefertiti -- Miles Davis
  14. Electric Ladyland -- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  15. 7/10

  16. Love Cry -- Albert Ayler
  17. A Saucerful of Secrets -- Pink Floyd
  18. The Marble Index -- Nico
  19. Strictly Personal -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  20. The Magic of Ju-Ju -- Archie Shepp
  21. Cosmic Music -- John Coltrane & Alice Coltrane
  22. In C -- Terry Riley
  23. Miles in the Sky -- Miles Davis
  24. The Voice of the Turtle -- John Fahey
  25. 3 Compositions of New Jazz -- Anthony Braxton
  26. Contact -- Silver Apples
  27. Music from Big Pink -- The Band
  28. Beggars Banquet -- The Rolling Stones
  29. The Beatles [White Album] -- The Beatles


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    10/10

  1. The Piper at the Gates of Dawn -- Pink Floyd
  2. 9/10

  3. The Parable of Arable Land -- Red Crayola
  4. Safe as Milk -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
  5. The Velvet Underground & Nico -- The Velvet Underground & Nico
  6. 8/10

  7. Forever Changes -- Love
  8. Chappaqua Suite -- Ornette Coleman
  9. Cosmic Tones for Mental Therapy -- Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra
  10. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -- The Beatles
  11. Kulu Sé Mama -- John Coltrane
  12. Compulsion -- Andrew Hill
  13. Monument -- Hansson & Karlsson
  14. Tauhid -- Pharoah Sanders
  15. Requia & Other Compositions for Guitar Solo -- John Fahey
  16. Miles Smiles -- The Miles Davis Quintet
  17. 7/10

  18. Axis: Bold as Love -- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  19. Contours -- Sam Rivers
  20. Globe Unity -- Alexander von Schlippenbach
  21. Goodbye and Hello -- Tim Buckley
  22. Magical Mystery Tour -- The Beatles
  23. Indian War Whoop -- The Holy Modal Rounders
  24. Expression -- John Coltrane
  25. Absolutely Free -- The Mothers of Invention
  26. The Empty Foxhole -- Ornette Coleman
  27. Songs of Leonard Cohen -- Leonard Cohen
  28. Sorcerer -- Miles Davis
  29. Far East Suite -- Duke Ellington
  30. Are You Experienced -- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  31. Volume 6: Days Have Gone By -- John Fahey
  32. The Doors -- The Doors


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    10/10

  1. Meditations -- John Coltrane
  2. 9/10

  3. Pet Sounds -- The Beach Boys
  4. Ascension -- John Coltrane
  5. 8/10

  6. Unit Structures -- Cecil Taylor
  7. Revolver -- The Beatles
  8. The Avant-Garde -- John Coltrane & Don Cherry
  9. Face to Face -- The Kinks
  10. Blonde on Blonde -- Bob Dylan
  11. 7/10

  12. The Psychedelic Sounds of... -- The 13th Floor Elevators
  13. Complete Communion -- Don Cherry
  14. Freak Out! -- The Mothers of Invention
  15. Sounds of Silence -- Simon & Garfunkel
  16. Astigmatic -- Krzysztof Komeda


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Ghosts -- Albert Ayler Quartet
  2. Rubber Soul -- The Beatles
  3. 8/10

  4. A Love Supreme -- John Coltrane
  5. Spiritual Unity -- Albert Ayler
  6. The Giuseppi Logan Quartet -- The Giuseppi Logan Quartet
  7. Highway 61 Revisited -- Bob Dylan
  8. 7/10

  9. Volume 3: Dance of Death & Other Plantation Favorites -- John Fahey
  10. Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul -- Otis Redding
  11. Volume 5: The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death -- John Fahey
  12. Free for All -- Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
  13. Jackson C. Frank -- Jackson C. Frank
  14. Pastel Blues -- Nina Simone
  15. E.S.P. -- Miles Davis
  16. Bahia -- John Coltrane
  17. Bringing It All Back Home -- Bob Dylan
  18. The John Coltrane Quartet Plays -- The John Coltrane Quartet
  19. Help! -- The Beatles


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Out to Lunch! -- Eric Dolphy
  2. 8/10

  3. Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus -- Charles Mingus
  4. Empyrean Isles -- Herbie Hancock
  5. Spirits -- Albert Ayler
  6. 7/10

  7. Eastern Sounds -- Yusef Lateef
  8. Crescent -- John Coltrane Quartet
  9. Black Pearls -- John Coltrane
  10. Song for My Father -- The Horace Silver Quintet
  11. Coltrane's Sound -- John Coltrane
  12. 6/10

  13. Vol. II: Death Chants, Breakdowns and Military Waltzes -- John Fahey
  14. The Times They Are A-Changin' -- Bob Dylan
  15. Evolution -- Grachan Moncur III
  16. The Sidewinder -- Lee Morgan
  17. A Hard Day's Night -- The Beatles


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    10/10

  1. The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady -- Charles Mingus
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. Money Jungle -- Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus & Max Roach
  4. 7/10

  5. Monk's Dream -- Thelonious Monk
  6. Seven Steps to Heaven -- Miles Davis
  7. Criss-Cross -- Thelonious Monk
  8. 6/10

  9. My Name Is Albert Ayler -- Albert Ayler
  10. Samba esquema novo -- Jorge Ben
  11. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan -- Bob Dylan
  12. Dakar -- John Coltrane
  13. Please Please Me -- The Beatles
  14. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane -- Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
  15. Quiet Nights -- Miles Davis
  16. Ballads -- John Coltrane Quartet


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    10/10

  1. Ornette! -- Ornette Coleman
  2. 9/10

    8/10

  3. It's Time -- Max Roach
  4. Tijuana Moods -- Charles Mingus
  5. Ornette on Tenor -- Ornette Coleman
  6. 7/10

  7. Oh Yeah -- Charles Mingus
  8. Mosaic -- Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
  9. 6/10

  10. Coltrane -- The John Coltrane Quartet
  11. Far Cry -- Eric Dolphy
  12. Go! -- Dexter Gordon
  13. The Quest -- Mal Waldron with Eric Dolphy and Booker Ervin
  14. The Bridge -- Sonny Rollins
  15. Dig It! -- The Red Garland Quintet with John Coltrane
  16. Leapin' and Lopin' -- Sonny Clark
  17. Coltrane Plays the Blues -- John Coltrane


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite -- Max Roach
  2. Free Jazz -- The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
  3. Africa / Brass -- The John Coltrane Quartet
  4. Out There -- Eric Dolphy
  5. Olé Coltrane -- John Coltrane
  6. This Is Our Music -- The Ornette Coleman Quartet
  7. 7/10

  8. My Favorite Things -- John Coltrane
  9. Steamin' With the Miles Davis Quintet -- The Miles Davis Quintet
  10. Someday My Prince Will Come -- The Miles Davis Sextet
  11. 6/10

  12. The Blues and the Abstract Truth -- Oliver Nelson
  13. Settin' the Pace -- John Coltrane


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Blues & Roots -- Charles Mingus
  2. Sketches of Spain -- Miles Davis
  3. Giant Steps -- John Coltrane
  4. 7/10

  5. At Last! -- Etta James
  6. Soul Station -- Hank Mobley
  7. Change of the Century -- Ornette Coleman
  8. True Blue -- Tina Brooks
  9. 6/10

  10. The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery -- Wes Montgomery
  11. Portrait in Jazz -- Bill Evans Trio
  12. Piano in the Background -- Duke Ellington & His Orchestra


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Mingus Ah Um -- Charles Mingus
  2. The Shape of Jazz to Come -- Ornette Coleman
  3. Moanin' -- Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
  4. 7/10

  5. Kind of Blue -- Miles Davis
  6. Tomorrow Is the Question! The New Music of Ornette Coleman! -- Ornette Coleman
  7. Workin' With the Miles Davis Quintet -- The Miles Davis Quintet
  8. 6/10

  9. Time Out -- The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  10. Porgy and Bess -- Miles Davis


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    10/10

    9/10

  1. Blue Train -- John Coltrane
  2. 8/10

  3. Milestones -- Miles Davis
  4. 7/10

  5. Ascenseur pour l'échafaud -- Miles Davis
  6. Relaxin' With the Miles Davis Quintet -- The Miles Davis Quintet
  7. 6/10

  8. Traneing In -- John Coltrane with the Red Garland Trio
  9. Something Else!!!! The Music of Ornette Coleman -- Ornette Coleman
  10. Wheelin' and Dealin' -- John Coltrane, Frank Wess, Paul Quinichette, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins & Art Taylor
  11. Soultrane -- John Coltrane
  12. Somethin' Else -- Cannonball Adderley


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

  1. Cookin' With the Miles Davis Quintet -- The Miles Davis Quintet
  2. 7/10

  3. Monk's Music -- Thelonious Monk Septet
  4. Brilliant Corners -- Thelonious Monk
  5. Saxophone Colossus -- Sonny Rollins
  6. 'Round About Midnight -- Miles Davis
  7. 6/10

  8. Tenor Conclave -- Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane & Zoot Sims
  9. Mating Call -- Tadd Dameron with John Coltrane
  10. Miles Ahead -- Miles Davis + 19


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

    7/10

    6/10

  1. Collectors' Items -- Miles Davis


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

    7/10

    6/10

  1. Blue Moods -- Miles Davis


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

    7/10

  1. Clifford Brown and Max Roach -- Clifford Brown and Max Roach
  2. 6/10

  3. Miles Davis, Vol. 3 -- Miles Davis


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    10/10

    9/10

    8/10

    7/10

    6/10

  1. Miles Davis, Vol. 2 -- Miles Davis