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Old 04-26-2008, 02:41 PM
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Your ten top albums...
...for today!

If I could choose mine...

Underworld - STITI
Underworld - OWB
Apollo 440 - Millenium Fever
Chemical Brothers - Come With Us
Radiohead - OK Computer
Depeche Mode - Speak and Spell
New Order - Technique
Kraftwerk - Electric Cafe
Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
Futureshock - Phantom Theory

Yours?
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Old 04-26-2008, 03:07 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
in no particular order:

Underworld - Pizza for Eggs
Underworld - Second Toughest in the Infants
Venetian Snares - Doll Doll Doll
Aphex Twin - Drukqs
Boards of Canada - Geogaddi
Venetian Snares - Rossz csillag alatt született
The Orb - Orblivion
Daedelus - Denies the Days Demise
Autechre - Chiastic Slide
Daft Punk - Homework

edit: this also reminds me that we did not have an album poll for 2007.
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Old 04-26-2008, 03:33 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
OMG what a difficult question. Especially for a dinosaur like me! I can think of 10 albums that have really marked me, but I will put them in more or less chronological order rather than order of preference I think. OK - here goes:

The White Album - The Beatles
Tubular Bells - Mike Oldfield
In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
Tarkus - Emerson Lake and Palmer
A Trick of the Tail - Genesis
The Song Remains the Same - Led Zeppelin
Animals - Pink Floyd
Regatta de Blanc - The Police
Gone to Earth - David Sylvian
and you see... I am running out of space already. So I will miss out most of the 80s and go straight to
STITI - UW

I told you this was difficult
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Old 04-26-2008, 04:27 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
Bowery Electric - Beat
New Order - Brotherhood
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
Neutral Milk Hotel - On Avery Island
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Larry Young - Unity
Grateful Dead - Anthem of the Sun
Jefferson Airplane - After Bathing At Baxter's
Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase
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Old 04-26-2008, 04:48 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
Prodigy - Music for the Jilted Generation
Nas - Illmatic
UGK - Ridin' Dirty
OutKast - Aquemini
Orbital - Orbital 2
The Orb - U.F. Orb
Mobb Deep - The Infamous
Pink Floyd - The Wall
Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
Fuke - Risotto
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Old 04-26-2008, 08:04 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
Oh fucking hell. I tried this with a friend the other week. We got to something like 35 really significant albums each..

here goes, in no particular order (except for Pet Sounds, which is actually, without doubt, the best album ever recorded. If you disagree, it's just because you haven't 'got it' yet. Seriously. Give it a few more listens. There's not a single note played through the entire record that could have been better in any way. Sheer pop perfection.) - pretty much just the first ones that come in to my head. I'm not really very sure beyond the first 5.


1. The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
2. David Bowie - Low
3. Underworld - Second Toughest in the Infants
4. Khonnor - Handwriting
5. Tom McRae - Just Like Blood
6. Radiohead - The Bends
7. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire
8. Lightning Seeds - Jollification
9. Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
10. Six. by Seven - The Closer You Get


Hmm. I'm not entirely happy with that, but it's a start. The top 5 here are all definitely in my top 10. But I could quite happily swap Unknown Pleasures for Closer, and I just know there's about a dozen cracking albums that I've temporarily forgotten about.

Anyway, the moral of this story is LISTEN TO PET SOUNDS.
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Old 04-26-2008, 10:18 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
well here's a kind of list, more than 10 but still misses some entries

Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
Underworld - Second Toughest In the Infants
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Technasia - Futuremix
Orbital - Brown Album
Radiohead - Ok Computer
Chemical Brothers - Exit Planet Dust
New Order - International (ok it's a compilation but it's the one I listen to most often)
Fluke - Risotto
Dreadzone - Second Light
Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
Global Underground - 76-14
Happy Mondays - Pills 'n Thrills 'n Bellyaches
Jeff Wayne - War of the Worlds
Junkie XL - Big Sounds of the Drags
Tom Waits - Closing Time
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Old 04-27-2008, 01:26 AM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
Underworld - Second Toughest in the Infants
Daft Punk - Homework
Beck - Odelay
Autechre - LP5
Polmo Polpo - Like Hearts Swelling
Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2
Autechre - Confield
Radiohead - OK Computer
Underworld - Beaucoup Fish

this is what happens when you get really REALLY into music at a young age and you dont have the funds to support a broad swath of music genres. it's not going to be awesomely unique or adventurous but it's still going to be damn important to you. i think there only two albums from this decade on here. tsk tsk.

close calls:

Avalanches - Since i Left You
Sigur ros - Agaetis Byrjun
The Books - Lemon of Pink
Bjork - Homogenic
Air - Moon Safari
Massive Attack - Mezzanine
Aphex Twin - RDJ Album
Burial - Untrue
Mr. Oizo - Moustache(Half a Scissor)
M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas, Lost Ghosts.
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:26 AM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
Mmm... that's too difficult... & i have to do this every day of the year, it'll probably change every time. So, a top ten "classic" list valid for today in no particular order...

Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
Barry Adamson - Oedipus Schmoedipus
Kraftwerk - The Man Machine
Yello - Stella
New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies
Talking Heads - Remain In Light
The Aloof - Cover The Crime
Trentemøller - The Last Resort
Joy Division - Closer
Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land

Voilà... to be continued
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Old 04-27-2008, 09:27 PM
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Re: Your ten top albums...
well... this is tough because a majority of my all time top 10 albums, based on biographical importance, are currently unlistenable. So this is what my favorite media player says are the top ten played in the past few months

joey beltram - the rising sun
dj spooky - creation rebel
goldfrapp - 7th tree
the changelings - astronomica
band of horses - everything all the time
funkadelic - maggot brain
catherine braslavsky - hildegard von bingen: the marriage of the heavens and the earth
scientist - scientist meets the spaced invaders
atlas sound - the let the blind blah blah blah... (most pretentious title evar!!!)
fuck buttons - street horrsing
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