Dec 29, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1993

Top 50



  1. Rid of me - P.J. HARVEY
  2. Siamese dream - SMASHING PUMPKINS
  3. New west motel - THE WALKABOUTS
  4. Saturation - URGE OVERKILL
  5. Independent worm saloon - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
  6. Gentlemen - THE AFGHAN WHIGS
  7. In utero - NIRVANA
  8. Volume war - TRASH CAN SCHOOL
  9. The infotainment scan - THE FALL
  10. Giant steps - THE BOO RADLEYS
  11. Superjudge - MONSTER MAGNET
  12. Big red letter day - BUFFALO TOM
  13. Come on feel the Lemonheads - THE LEMONHEADS
  14. Star - BELLY
  15. Fireproof - THAT PETROL EMOTION
  16. Pond - POND
  17. In on the kill taker - FUGAZI
  18. Venus luxure No. 1 baby - GIRLS AGAINST BOYS
  19. Supertasty - GUMBALL
  20. Black Sunday - CYPRESS HILL
  21. Bring it down - MADDER ROSE
  22. Frank Black - FRANK BLACK
  23. Where you been - DINOSAUR JR
  24. Beaster - SUGAR
  25. Serene machine - ED KUEPPER
  26. Exile in Guyville - LIZ PHAIR
  27. The Breeders' last splash - THE BREEDERS
  28. Toreador of love - HAZEL
  29. Ask questions later - COP SHOOT COP
  30. Home invasion - ICE T
  31. Purplemetalflakemusic - THE FLUID
  32. Icky mettle - ARCHERS OF LOAF
  33. Tricks of the shade - THE GOATS
  34. Lethal injection - ICE CUBE
  35. Porno for Pyros - PORNO FOR PYROS
  36. Fuzzy - GRANT LEE BUFFALO
  37. Mercury - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB
  38. So tonight that I might see - MAZZY STAR
  39. Modern life is rubbish - BLUR
  40. Phaseshifter - REDD KROSS
  41. Circa, now! - ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT
  42. From the heart of town - GALLON DRUNK
  43. Boces - MERCURY REV
  44. On the mouth - SUPERCHUNK
  45. Bubble and scrape - SEBADOH
  46. Tindersticks - TINDERSTICKS
  47. Sunrise on the sufferbus - MASTERS OF REALITY
  48. Sand Rubies - SAND RUBIES
  49. Rage against the machine - RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE
  50. Debut - BJORK
Also recommended:

Cuckoo - CURVE, Mezcal head - SWERVEDRIVER, Imaginary friend - TH' FAITH HEALERS, Transmissions from the satellite heart - THE FLAMING LIPS, Extra width - THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION, Pablum - CLAW HAMMER, Nail hole - VERTIGO, Steal it - HELL TO PAY, Far gone - LOVE BATTERY, New wave - THE AUTEURS, Vertical smile - THE HEART THROBS, 13 - TEENAGE FANCLUB, Reachin' (a new refutation of time and space) - DIGABLE PLANETS, Become what you are - THE JULIANA HATFIELD 3, El moodio - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY, Happy hour - KING MISSILE, Republic - NEW ORDER, Bleeding star - JPS EXPERIENCE, Purrrr - HOLLY FAITH, Anger - UNDERNATION, Post historic monsters - CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE, Sulk - MOLLY HALF HEAD, Uncut - SISTER DOUBLE HAPPINESS, Lucky Jim - THE GUN CLUB, True zero hook - SMALL 23, Pussy whipped - BIKINI KILL, In search of Manny - LUSCIOUS JACKSON, Big good angel - MOONSHAKE, Five dollar Bob's mock cooter stew - MUDHONEY, Painful - YO LA TENGO, A storm in heaven - VERVE, Scenes from the second storey - THE GOD MACHINE, Suede - SUEDE, Pablo honey - RADIOHEAD, Veil - BAND OF SUSANS, American grafishy - FLIPPER, Numb - HAMMERBOX, Blow - STRAIGHT JACKET FITS, When no one's looking - ZUZU'S PETALS, I'm scared - JACOB'S MOUSE, Violent sentimental - BREED, Velvet hammer - SCRAWL, Mr. Machinery Operator - FIREHOSE, Electra 2000 - HUM, Life's too long - MIDWAY STILL, Against perfection - ADORABLE, Empire of the senseless - SENSELESS THINGS, Core - STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, Shoulder voices - ROLLERSKATE SKINNY, Cindy - ACETONE, Yeah, yeah.../...Our troubled youth - BIKINI KILL / HUGGY BEAR, God protects fools - MERCY RULE, Construction for the modern idiot - WONDER STUFF, Epicure - EAT, Smeared - SLOAN, There is no one what will take care of you - PALACE BROTHERS, Dig - DIG, Glamourpuss - SORT SOL, Dirty pearl - ANITA LANE, Transient random noise bursts with announcements / The groop played "Space age batchelor pad music" - STEREOLAB, Satisfied mind - THE WALKABOUTS, Wild wood - PAUL WELLER, 93 'til infinity - SOULS OF MISCHIEF, Tool of man - POSTER CHILDREN, Silverbeet - THE BATS, Sexy pee story - COWS, Big metal birds - JANITOR JOE, Inhaler - TAD, Toast - TAR, Vortex - CHRISTMAS, No stone unturned - GRAVEL, Chrome - CATHERINE WHEEL, Fuckhead entropy - THE LAST DRIVE, Take it to the vertical - DENIZ TEK, The honeymoon is over - THE CRUEL SEA, Frosting on the bitter - THE POSIES, Flippin' out - GIGOLO AUNTS, Hi-fi Sci-fi - DRAMARAMA, Blonder tongue audio baton - SWIRLIES, Cats and dogs - ROYAL TRUX, Destroy-Oh-Boy - THE NEW BOMB TURKS, Houdini - MELVINS, Vs. - PEARL JAM, Slip - QUICKSAND, Ultimate alternative wavers - BUILT TO SPILL, 14 songs - PAUL WESTERBERG, Love of will - DAVID McCOMB, Fireboy - GRANT McLENNAN, Calling from a country phone - ROBERT FORSTER, Sin factory - KIM SALMON & THE SURREALISTS, Julius Caesar - SMOG, Vampire on Titus - GUIDED BY VOICES, Today's active lifestyles - POLVO, Robot world - BAILTER SPACE, The Venus trail - 3Ds, Manos - THE SPINANES, Copacetic - VELOCITY GIRL, Mule - MULE, The miracle of sound in motion - STEEL POLE BATH TUB, Enter: The conquering chicken - THE GITS, Is It... - MAN OR ASTRO-MAN?, Mack avenue skull game - BIG CHIEF, Midnight marauders - A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, Return of the boom bap - KRS ONE, Doggystyle - SNOOP DOGGY DOGG, The world is yours - SCARFACE, The four horsemen - ULTRAMAGNETIC MC'S, Here come the Lords - LORDS OF THE UNDERGROUND, Dream of 100 nations - TRANSGLOBAL UNDERGROUND, Orbital (The brown album) - ORBITAL, Ντισκολάτα - ΣΤΕΡΕΟ ΝΟΒΑ, 9 πληρωμένα τραγούδια - ΤΡΥΠΕΣ, Cure for pain - MORPHINE, Anodyne - UNCLE TUPELO, The full custom gospel sounds of The Reverend Horton Heat - THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT, Kerosene hat - CRACKER, Mexican moon - CONCRETE BLONDE, Blow - HEATHER NOVA, Puddle dive - ANI DIFRANCO, I (Love) Mekons - MEKONS, One sock missing - THE GRIFTERS, Love Tara - ERIC'S TRIP, Perfect teeth - UNREST, Why do they call me Mr. Happy? - NOMEANSNO, Let's knife - SHONEN KNIFE, Pottymouth - BRATMOBILE, Souvlaki - SLOWDIVE, Red House Painters (Rollercoaster) - RED HOUSE PAINTERS, Forever - CRANES, Liberation - DIVINE COMEDY, The Dodgy album - DODGY, Songs of faith and devotion - DEPECHE MODE, Tabula Rasa - EINSTÜRZENDE NEUBAUTEN, Undertow - TOOL, Spasm smash XXXOXOX Ox and ass / Godspeed the punchline - TRUMANS WATER, Flying Saucer Attack - FLYING SAUCER ATTACK, Rainbows from atoms - LUNGFISH, Solid brass - CIRCUS LUPUS, The Muffs - THE MUFFS, That Dog - THAT DOG, The buried life - MEDICINE, Cavale - SHRIMP BOAT

Nov 17, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1992

Top 50



  1. Fontanelle - BABES IN TOYLAND
  2. Dirty - SONIC YOUTH
  3. Hypocrisy is the greatest luxury - DISPOSABLE HEROES OF HIPHOPRISY
  4. Copper blue - SUGAR
  5. Dry - P.J. HARVEY
  6. Jehovahkill - JULIAN COPE
  7. Code: Selfish - THE FALL
  8. Slanted and enchanted - PAVEMENT
  9. Sweet oblivion - SCREAMING TREES
  10. Henry’s dream - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  11. Red heaven - THROWING MUSES
  12. Skiz - MUDWIMMIN
  13. Ventriloquist - VERTIGO
  14. Piece of cake - MUDHONEY
  15. Furthest from the sun - THE FAMILY CAT
  16. Killing time - BLEACH
  17. Center of the universe - GIANT SAND
  18. Automatic for the people - R.E.M.
  19. Honey's dead - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  20. Nurse / Pleasure death - THERAPY?
  21. Let me come over - BUFFALO TOM
  22. Congregation - THE AFGHAN WHIGS
  23. Eleven: Eleven - COME
  24. Bricks are heavy - L7
  25. The chronic - DR. DRE
  26. The predator - ICE CUBE
  27. Play more music - CONSOLIDATED
  28. Organ fan - SILVERFISH
  29. Honey steel's gold / Black ticket day - ED KUEPPER
  30. It's a shame about Ray - THE LEMONHEADS
  31. Going blank again - RIDE
  32. Ritual landscape - THE BADGEMAN
  33. Lido - TH' FAITH HEALERS
  34. Sick 'em - 7 YEAR BITCH
  35. Blues for the red sun - KYUSS
  36. Psalm 69 - MINISTRY
  37. Stupid people shouldn't breed - SKATENIGS
  38. Slo blo - CELL
  39. Revenge of the goldfish - INSPIRAL CARPETS
  40. Body Count - BODY COUNT
  41. The end of silence - ROLLINS BAND
  42. The lump in my forehead - THE LEAVING TRAINS
  43. Weak - SEAWEED
  44. You, the night and the music - GALLON DRUNK
  45. Somewhere between heaven and hell - SOCIAL DISTORTION
  46. May I sing with me? - YO LA TENGO
  47. Soft bomb - THE CHILLS
  48. Jubilee twist - THE HEART THROBS
  49. Doppelganger - CURVE
  50. Spooky - LUSH
Also recommended:

Hey babe - JULIANA HATFIELD, No pocky for kitty - SUPERCHUNK, Swandive - BULLET LAVOLTA, Palomine - BETTIE SERVEERT, Peng! - STEREOLAB, Valhalla avenue - THE FATIMA MANSIONS, TV sky - YOUNG GODS, Body exit mind - NEW FAST AUTOMATIC DAFFODILS, The low road - BEASTS OF BOURBON, The smoke of hell - SUPERSUCKERS, Dazzling display - STEVE WYNN, Well? - SWELL, Need for not - LEVITATION, More boy, less friend - SPRINKLER, Oomalama - EUGENIUS, Daisy chain reaction - POSTER CHILDREN, 3 years, 5 months and 2 days in the life of…- ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Greatest misses - PUBLIC ENEMY, Ferment - CATHERINE WHEEL, Fear of God - THE BATS, Sebastopol rd. - MEGA CITY 4, Dial square - MIDWAY STILL, Lazer guided melodies - SPIRITUALIZED, Stick around for joy - SUGARCUBES, Babe rainbow - HOUSE OF LOVE, Everything's alright for ever - THE BOO RADLEYS, 1992 The love album - CARTER U.S.M., Hit to death in the future head - FLAMING LIPS, Are you normal? - NED'S ATOMIC DUSTBIN, Rise up - OSMIUM, Dayglo - LOVE BATTERY, Rocking the forest vs. Helmet - SEBADOH, In ribbons - PALE SAINTS, Business never personal - EPMD, Between 10th and 11th - CHARLATANS, Asquarious - CUD, Wheel - CRAZY ALICE, Rise above - EPIC SOUNDTRACKS, Liar - THE JESUS LIZARD, Supernatural - 360's, Sick jokes and wet dreams - TRASHCAN SCHOOL, Sex diary of mister vampire - THE FLESH EATERS, Autocannibalism - THE AINTS, Your arsenal - MORRISSEY, Check your head - BEASTIE BOYS, Mecca and the soul brother - PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH, Daily operation - GANGSTARR, Don't sweat the technique - ERIC B & RAKIM, Sex and violence - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS, Live and let die - KOOL G RAP & DJ POLO, Bizarre ride II The Pharcyde - THE PHARCYDE, Play with toys - DC BASEHEAD, Eva luna - MOONSHAKE, Bikini Kill EP - BIKINI KILL, Magnapop - MAGNAPOP, You turn me on - BEAT HAPPENING, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION, Clean as a broke-dick dog - THE MONKEYWRENCH, Ramwhale - CLAW HAMMER, Spine of God - MONSTER MAGNET, In the meantime - HELMET, Plays pretty for baby - NATION OF ULYSSES, Propeller - GUIDED BY VOICES, Cunning stunts - COWS, Frenching the bully - THE GITS, Royal Trux (2) - ROYAL TRUX, Wrecker! - THE MONO MEN, Imperial f.f.r.r. - UNREST, The guild of temporal adventurers - KENDRA SMITH, Closer to God - TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, London stone - BEVIS FROND, Strange pray tell - DEAD MOON, I'm never gonna die again - THESE IMMORTAL SOULS, Bone machine - TOM WAITS, Magic and loss - LOU REED, Harvest moon - NEIL YOUNG, Barely real - CODEINE, Sound mind - VIVA SATURN, Road movies - RUSS TOLMAN, Martha Jane Canary - CALAMITY JANE, Push - GRUNTRUCK, Overwhelming color fast - OVERWHELMING COLOR FAST, Theater of gnomes - TUMBLEWEED, Stull EP - URGE OVERKILL, Back in Denim - DENIM, Separations - PULP, …XYZ - MOOSE, Soul kiss (Glide divine) - SPECTRUM, Reflecter - SUN DIAL, Melomania - THE DARKSIDE, The Telescopes - THE TELESCOPES, Nightblooms - NIGHTBLOOMS, Rev - ULTRA VIVID SCENE, Down colorful hill - RED HOUSE PAINTERS, Lunapark - LUNA, Cracker - CRACKER, Good - MORPHINE, Mondo bizzaro - RAMONES, Lysol - MELVINS, Angel dust - FAITH NO MORE, Dirt - ALICE IN CHAINS, The untidy suicides of your degenerate children - ALICE DONUT, Bivouac - JAWBREAKER, Novelty - JAWBOX, Cor-crane secret - POLVO, Tropic of Scorpio - GIRLS AGAINST BOYS, Get your goat - SHUDDER TO THINK, Super genius - CIRCUS LUPUS, Talking songs for walking - LUNGFISH, Kiss to the brain - HELIOS CREED, Generator - BAD RELIGION, Kerplunk - GREEN DAY, Smeared - SLOAN, Television - TELEVISION, Love of life - SWANS, Nonsuch - XTC, Paul Weller - PAUL WELLER, Le jardin de Heavenly - HEAVENLY, Trains, boats and planes - THE FRANK AND WALTERS, Generation terrorists - MANIC STREET PREACHERS, Imperfectly - ANI DIFRANCO, Our time in Eden - 10000 MANIACS, Walking in London - CONCRETE BLONDE, Wish - THE CURE, Seven - JAMES, Soul murder - BARRY ADAMSON, Return of the product - MC SERCH, Guerrillas in tha mist - DA LENCH MOB, Dead serious - DAS EFX, Connected - STEREO MCs, Sleeping with the enemy - PARIS, Funk your head up - ULTRAMAGNETIC MC'S, House of Pain - HOUSE OF PAIN, Reel to reel - GRAND PUBA, Moby - MOBY, U.F.Orb - THE ORB, Selected ambient works 85-92 - APHEX TWIN, Satyricon - MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO, Tactical neural implant - FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, The singer - DIAMANDA GALAS, The big sell-out - BONGWATER, Duende - SHRIMP BOAT, More sad hits - DAMON & NAOMI, Deep end - TSUNAMI, I am not this body - GOD IS MY CO-PILOT, Of thick tum - TRUMANS WATER, The Rockingbirds - THE ROCKINGBIRDS, Grave dancers union - SOUL ASYLUM, The southern harmony and musical companion - THE BLACK CROWES, Hollywood town hall - JAYHAWKS, 99.9 F° - SUZANNE VEGA, Ingenue - K.D. LANG, 40 oz. to freedom - SUBLIME, Hit parade 1 / Hit parade 2 - WEDDING PRESENT, Switched on Stereolab - STEREOLAB

Oct 23, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1991

Top 50



  1. Nevermind - NIRVANA
  2. Swift-work - THE FALL
  3. Trompe le monde - THE PIXIES
  4. Every good boy deserves fudge - MUDHONEY
  5. Uncle Anesthesia - SCREAMING TREES
  6. The real Ramona - THROWING MUSES
  7. Blast the human flower - DANIELLE DAX
  8. Apocalypse 1991...The enemy strikes black - PUBLIC ENEMY
  9. Pretty on the inside - HOLE
  10. 30 something - CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE
  11. Beat songs - THE BLUE AEROPLANES
  12. O.G. Original Gangster - ICE T
  13. Forbidden places - MEAT PUPPETS
  14. Bandwagonesque - TEENAGE FANCLUB
  15. The ruby sea - THIN WHITE ROPE
  16. Peggy Suicide - JULIAN COPE
  17. Loveless - MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  18. Out of time - R.E.M.
  19. Lived to tell - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY
  20. Ramp - GIANT SAND
  21. Scavenger - THE WALKABOUTS
  22. Everclear - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB
  23. Gish - SMASHING PUMPKINS
  24. Green mind - DINOSAUR JR
  25. Blood sugar sex magic - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
  26. Nymphs - NYMPHS
  27. Moontime - ANASTASIA SCREAMED
  28. Starcaster - HEAD CANDY
  29. Friendly fascism - CONSOLIDATED
  30. Blue lines - MASSIVE ATTACK
  31. Whirlpool - CHAPTERHOUSE
  32. The low end theory - A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
  33. Derelicts of dialect - 3RD BASS
  34. Never loved Elvis - WONDER STUFF
  35. Steady diet of nothing - FUGAZI
  36. Dragstrip riot - THE FLESH EATERS
  37. Ascension - THE AINTS
  38. Babyteeth - THERAPY?
  39. To mother - BABES IN TOYLAND
  40. Blokes you can trust - COSMIC PSYCHOS
  41. Spiderland - SLINT
  42. Life ’n’ perspectives of a genuine crossover - URBAN DANCE SQUAD
  43. Godfodder - NED'S ATOMIC DUSTBIN
  44. The beast inside - INSPIRAL CARPETS
  45. Foxbase Alpha - SAINT ETIENNE
  46. Piouhgd - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
  47. Mush - LEATHERFACE
  48. The last days of Pompeii - NOVA MOB
  49. Flyin’ the flannel - FIREHOSE
  50. Leisure - BLUR
Also recommended:

I am the greatest - A HOUSE, Screamadelica - PRIMAL SCREAM, Step in the arena - GANG STARR, The way to salvation - KING MISSILE, 8 way Santa - TAD, Looser illusion pt. 0 / Sleeping underwater survivors - THE LEAVING TRAINS, Seaweed - SEAWEED, The history of dogs - PAUL LEARY, Watershed - G. W. McLENNAN, Superstition - SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES, Time for a witness - THE FEELIES, III - SEBADOH, Why do birds sing? - VIOLENT FEMMES, Unreal world - THE GODFATHERS, Queer - WOLFGANG PRESS, Wings of joy - CRANES, Strange free world - KITCHENS OF DISTINCTION, Raise - SWERVEDRIVER, The first of too many - SENSELESS THINGS, The great white wonder - POOH STICKS, Sea monsters - THE WEDDING PRESENT, Efil 4 Zaggin - N.W.A, And now the legacy begins - DREAM WARRIORS, Bed - FIVE THIRTY, Things come apart - THE CHARLOTTES, The world and the flesh - BAND OF SUSANS, Yerself is steam - MERCURY REV, Mighty like a rose - ELVIS COSTELLO, Powerstance - FLESHTONES, Incision - VENUS BEADS, Illuminated - 360s, Crammed into infinity - TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Supersonic storybook - URGE OVERKILL, Cypress Hill - CYPRESS HILL, Death certificate - ICE CUBE, A blur to me now - 13 ENGINES, Drive Like Jehu - DRIVE LIKE JEHU, Goat - THE JESUS LIZARD, Ten - PEARL JAM, Achtung baby - U2, Despise - SEAWEED, Vinyl - DRAMARAMA, New river head - BEVIS FROND, Nice job Einstein - HARM FARM, Kill uncle - MORRISSEY, Dreamy - BEAT HAPPENING, Guerrilla love inn - DROOGS, Face - BIG CHIEF, Hovering - HP ZINGER, Bertie’s brochures - FATIMA MANSIONS, Don’t try this at home - BILLY BRAGG, Ex:El - 808 STATE, Eat yourself whole - KINGMAKER, In the presence of greatness - VELVET CRUSH, Recurring - SPACEMEN 3, 13-point program to destroy America - NATION OF ULYSSES, Fillet show - HUM, Doughboy hollow - DIED PRETTY, The power of pussy - BONGWATER, White noise - COP SHOOT COP, Paint as a fragrance - ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, Wretch - KYUSS, Stranded in the mystery zone - DEAD MOON, From influence to ignorance - UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS, Birdland - BIRDLAND, This is not the way home - THE CRUEL SEA, Jack Frost - JACK FROST, Body blow - HEADLESS CHICKENS, One perfect green blanket - BARBARA MANNING, Still feel gone - UNCLE TUPELO, The curse of the Mekons - MEKONS, Just for a day - SLOWDIVE, Heavenly vs. Satan - HEAVENLY, White light from the mouth of infinity - SWANS, Look mom, no head! - THE CRAMPS, Braindrops - THE FUZZTONES, Headcoatitude / W.O.A.H. Bo in thee garage - THEE HEADCOATS, Girlsville - THEE HEADCOATEES, Unsane - UNSANE, Bullhead - MELVINS, The sky is falling and I want my mommy - JELLO BIAFRA & NOMEANSNO, Thank heaven for little girls - DWARVES, Grippe - JAWBOX, Peacetika - COWS, Nationwide - SURGERY, 1000 smiling knuckles - SKIN YARD, Tulip - STEEL POLE BATH TUB, Funeral at the movies - SHUDDER TO THINK, 2Pacalypse Now - 2PAC, Mr. Scarface is back - SCARFACE, We can't be stopped - GETO BOYS, Naughty By Nature - NAUGHTY BY NATURE, De La Soul is dead - DE LA SOUL, I wish my brother George was here - DEL THA FUNKEE HOMOSAPIEN, Organized Konfusion - ORGANIZED KONFUSION, Frequencies - LFO, Orbital (Green album) - ORBITAL, The Orb's adventures beyond the Ultraworld - THE ORB, Accelerator - THE FUTURE SOUND OF LONDON, Electronic - ELECTRONIC, Coterie - LEVITATION, For keeps - THE FIELD MICE, Unholy soul - THE ORCHIDS, Chicken rhythms - NORTHSIDE, Quality Street - WORLD OF TWIST, Honey lingers - VOICE OF THE BEEHIVE, Rain Tree Crow - RAIN TREE CROW, West of Rome - VIC CHESNUTT, Fork songs - TALL DWARFS, Prove you wrong - PRONG, Shotgun wedding - LYDIA LUNCH & ROWLAND S. HOWARD, Plague mass - DIAMANDA GALAS, Artistic vice - DANIEL JOHNSTON, Squatter’s rights - THIN WHITE ROPE, Bleach - BLEACH

Sep 14, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1990

Top 50













  1. Extricate - THE FALL
  2. Goo - SONIC YOUTH
  3. Fear of a black planet - PUBLIC ENEMY
  4. Cleopatra grip - THE HEART THROBS
  5. Pills and thrills and bellyaches - HAPPY MONDAYS
  6. Swagger - THE BLUE AEROPLANES
  7. Submarine bells - THE CHILLS
  8. Sack full of silver - THIN WHITE ROPE
  9. Soundclash - RENEGADE SOUNDWAVE
  10. Bossanova - THE PIXIES
  11. Repeater - FUGAZI
  12. Social Distortion - SOCIAL DISTORTION
  13. Ritual de lo habitual - JANE'S ADDICTION
  14. Laughing down the limehouse - ANASTASIA SCREAMED
  15. A catholic education - TEENAGE FANCLUB
  16. Gold mother - JAMES
  17. Birdbrain - BUFFALO TOM
  18. Beet - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY
  19. Nowhere - RIDE
  20. 101 damnations - CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE
  21. Amerikkka's most wanted - ICE CUBE
  22. Pod - THE BREEDERS
  23. She hangs brightly - MAZZY STAR
  24. Pastoral, hide 'n' seek - THE GUN CLUB
  25. Chemicrazy - THAT PETROL EMOTION
  26. The comforts of madness - PALE SAINTS
  27. Life - INSPIRAL CARPETS
  28. Third eye - REDD KROSS
  29. Spanking machine - BABES IN TOYLAND
  30. Claw Hammer - CLAW HAMMER
  31. Stuck in Wonderamaland - DRAMARAMA
  32. Some friendly - THE CHARLATANS
  33. Heaven or Las Vegas - COCTEAU TWINS
  34. Pigeonhole - NEW FAST AUTOMATIC DAFFODILS
  35. Leggy mambo - CUD
  36. Heaven scent - PERFECT DISASTER
  37. Done by the forces of nature - JUNGLE BROTHERS
  38. People's instinctive travels and the paths of rhythm - A TRIBE CALLED QUEST
  39. Reading, writing and arithmetic - THE SUNDAYS
  40. A gilded eternity - LOOP
  41. Reason is 6/7 of treason - X-TAL
  42. Under towers - ARSON GARDEN
  43. Lovey - THE LEMONHEADS
  44. The cactus album - 3RD BASS
  45. Metatron - MARK STEWART
  46. Every brilliant eye - DIED PRETTY
  47. The winding sheet - MARK LANEGAN
  48. The good son - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  49. Last scream of the missing neighbors - JELLO BIAFRA WITH D.O.A.
  50. Mental floss for the globe - URBAN DANCE SQUAD
Also recommended:

Smell the magic - L7, Down the primrose path - SALEM 66, This is our music - GALAXY 500, Fontana - HOUSE OF LOVE, Love god - SOUP DRAGONS, Immigrants, emigrants and me - POWER OF DREAMS, One thing - SYLVIA JUNCOSA, Joy 1967 - 1990 - ULTRA VIVID SCENE, Blood letting - CONCRETE BLONDE, Danger in the past - ROBERT FORSTER, Kerosene man - STEVE WYNN, The wonder - TOM VERLAINE, Black sheets of rain - BOB MOULD, Privilege - TELEVISION PERSONALITIES, Psych out - THE SEERS, Paradise discotheque - CRIME AND THE CITY SOLUTION, 90 - 808 STATE, Manscape - WIRE, Flood - THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, Swerve / Long stem rant - GIANT SAND, Rag and bone - THE WALKABOUTS, Come down heavy - THEE HYPNOTICS, New funky nation - BOO YAA TRIBE, Vertigo - VERTIGO, Black milk - BEASTS OF BOURBON, Green cat island - RUN WESTY RUN, Any gas faster - BEVIS FROND, Slam - BIG DIPPER, Beyond it all - H.P. ZINGER, Who cares wins - MEGA CITY 4, Positively spooked - BAND OF HOLY JOY, Sage advice - BAND OF BLACKY RANCHETTE, Up in it - THE AFGHAN WHIGS, Head - THE JESUS LIZARD, Superchunk - SUPERCHUNK, Fakebook - YO LA TENGO, In a priest-driven ambulance - THE FLAMING LIPS, Sunburn - BLAKE BABIES, Eye - ROBYN HITCHCOCK, Recurring - SPACEMEN 3, Spectrum - SONIC BOOM, Viva dead ponies - THE FATIMA MANSIONS, Fat Axl - SILVERFISH, Consumer revolt - COP SHOOT COP, Twin infinitives - ROYAL TRUX, Historia de la musica rock - PUSSY GALORE, Cold hands - BOSS HOG, Mystical shit - KING MISSILE, Defiance - DEAD MOON, Eucalyptus - PITCHFORK, Strap it on - HELMET, Smoke 'em if you got 'em - THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT, Roundhouse - TAR, Ben Hur - BITCH MAGNET, No depression - UNCLE TUPELO, Frigid stars - CODEINE, Ichabod and I - THE BOO RADLEYS, Ani Difranco - ANI DIFRANCO, Dear 23 - THE POSIES, Songs for Drella - LOU REED & JOHN CALE, Ragged glory - NEIL YOUNG AND CRAZY HORSE, Stay sick! - THE CRAMPS, Against the grain - BAD RELIGION, Fly me courageous - DRIVIN 'N’ CRYIN', Glue - THE FLUID, How it looks - How it is - THE LAZY COWGIRLS, Melt - STRAITJACKET FITS, Hey spinner! - ABLE TASMANS, Vehicle - CLEAN, Skywriting - THE FIELD MICE, Other way out - SUN DIAL, Supernatural - STEREO MCs, Let the rhythm hit ‘em - ERIC B & RAKIM, Edutainment - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS, Sex packets - DIGITAL UNDERGROUND, Pawns in the game - PROFESSOR GRIFF & THE LAST ASIATIC DISCIPLES, To the east blackwards - X CLAN, One for all - BRAND NUBIAN, Take a look around - MASTA ACE, Killer - RUTHLESS RAP ASSASSINS, Formula one generation - THE POOH STICKS, A cast of aspersions - LOUIS TILLET, Auntie Ramos’ pool hall - SIDEWINDERS, Skelington / Drooliant - JULIAN COPE, Bang up to date - POPINJAYS, Turtle soup - MOCK TURTLES, Wrong way up - ENO & CALE, Eugenie - THE POPGUNS, Vivian’s fountain - VIV ACAULDREN, The La’s - THE LA’S, The last temptation of Reid - LARD, Mule / Revenge fantasies of the impotent - ALICE DONUT, Ghosts of love - GREEN PAJAMAS, Fragile - PORCELAIN BUS, Today wonder - ED KUEPPER, Eat your sons - THE THREE JOHNS, Angel bite - CLAW BOYS CLAW, Blood nirvana - THE LAST DRIVE, Τρύπες στον παράδεισο - ΤΡΥΠΕΣ, Stop draggin' me down - THE MONO MEN, Blood guts & pussy - DWARVES, Feel the darkness - POISON IDEA, Yummy! - THE HARD-ONS, Audio sonic love affair - THE DUBROVNIKS, All shook down - THE REPLACEMENTS, And the horse they rode in on - SOUL ASYLUM, Songs for the sad eyed girl - BIFF BANG POW!, Cult of the basement - THE JAZZ BUTCHER, Violator - DEPECHE MODE, The crushed velvet apocalypse - THE LEGENDARY PINK DOTS, Naked city - JOHN ZORN, Aion - DEAD CAN DANCE, An Emotional Fish - AN EMOTIONAL FISH, I do not want what I haven't got - SINEAD O'CONNOR, Hell's ditch - THE POGUES, From the secret laboratory - LEE SCRATCH PERRY, 1990 - DANIEL JOHNSTON

Sep 12, 2009

The Best Albums of 1995 - 1999

Top 60

1. The hot rock - SLEATER-KINNEY
2. Celebrity skin - HOLE
3. House of GVSB - GIRLS AGAINST BOYS
4. 1965 - THE AFGHAN WHIGS
5. Deadsexy - SCARCE
6. University - THROWING MUSES
7. The magic city - HELIUM
8. To bring you my love - P.J. HARVEY
9. No joke! - MEAT PUPPETS
10. Scream, dracula, scream - ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT
11. White light white heat white trash - SOCIAL DISTORTION
12. Dust - SCREAMING TREES
13. Mellon collie and the infinite sadness - SMASHING PUMPKINS
14. Garbage - GARBAGE
15. New adventures in hi-fi - R.E.M.
16. A thousand leaves - SONIC YOUTH
17. The light user syndrome - THE FALL
18. Murder ballads - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
19. My brother the cow - MUDHONEY
20. Powertrip - MONSTER MAGNET
21. Acme - THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION
22. Hello nasty - BEASTIE BOYS
23. Foo Fighters - FOO FIGHTERS
24. Into the pink - VERBENA
25. The slow-motion world of Snowpony - SNOWPONY
26. The Italian flag - PROLAPSE
27. Too many days without thinking - SWELL
28. Do the collapse - GUIDED BY VOICES
29. The soft bulletin - THE FLAMING LIPS
30. Deserter’s songs - MERCURY REV
31. Keep it like a secret - BUILT TO SPILL
32. Madonna - …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD
33. In the long still night - GALLON DRUNK
34. Brighten the corners - PAVEMENT
35. Urban hymns - THE VERVE
36. Butch - THE GERALDINE FIBBERS
37. One part lullaby - THE FOLK IMPLOSION
38. Cha Cha Cohen - CHA CHA COHEN
39. The Dandy Warhols come down - THE DANDY WARHOLS
40. I can hear the heart beating as one - YO LA TENGO
41. The Sebadoh - SEBADOH
42. Tales of great neck glory - SAMMY
43. Electriclarryland - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
44. Munki - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
45. Cobra and phases group play voltage in the milky night - STEREOLAB
46. Maxinquaye - TRICKY
47. All eyez on me - 2PAC
48. Second toughest in the infants - UNDERWORLD
49. Whitechocolatespaceegg - LIZ PHAIR
50. Yield - PEARL JAM
51. Boss Hog - BOSS HOG
52. Debt and departure - THOSE BASTARD SOULS
53. Little plastic castle - ANI DIFRANCO
54. Odelay - BECK
55. It was written - NAS
56. Le Tigre - LE TIGRE
57. Elastica - ELASTICA
58. Without you I’m nothing - PLACEBO
59. (What 's the story) Morning glory? - OASIS
60. Blur - BLUR

Sep 5, 2009

The Best Albums of 1990 - 1994

Top 60

1.  Never mind - NIRVANA
2.  Rid of me - P.J. HARVEY
3.  Live through this - HOLE
4.  Extricate - THE FALL
5.  Dirty - SONIC YOUTH
6.  Siamese dream - SMASHING PUMPKINS
7.  Fear of a black planet - PUBLIC ENEMY
8.  Fontanelle - BABES IN TOYLAND
9.  Trompe le monde - PIXIES
10. Every good boy deserves fudge - MUDHONEY
11. Too high to die - MEAT PUPPETS
12. Sweet oblivion - SCREAMING TREES
13. Henry’s dream - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
14. The real Ramona - THROWING MUSES
15. Slanted and enchanted - PAVEMENT
16. Copper blue - SUGAR
17. Definitely maybe - OASIS
18. Bakesale - SEBADOH
19. At action park - SHELLAC
20. Repeater - FUGAZI
21. Independent worm saloon - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
22. Gentlemen - THE AFGHAN WHIGS
23. New west motel - THE WALKABOUTS
24. Saturation - URGE OVERKILL
25. Cruise yourself - GIRLS AGAINST BOYS
26. Hypocrisy is the greatest luxury - DISPOSABLE HEROES OF HIPHOPRISY
27. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 chambers) - WU-TANG CLAN
28. Jehovahkill - JULIAN COPE
29. Blast the human flower - DANIELLE DAX
30. Cleopatra grip - THE HEART THROBS
31. Swagger - THE BLUE AEROPLANES
32. Submarine bells - THE CHILLS
33. Sack full of silver - THIN WHITE ROPE
34. Automatic for the people - R.E.M.
35. Bandwagonesque - TEENAGE FANCLUB
36. Loveless - MY BLOODY VALENTINE
37. Giant steps - THE BOO RADLEYS
38. Soundclash - RENEGADE SOUNDWAVE
39. Pills and thrills and bellyaches - HAPPY MONDAYS
40. 30 something - CARTER THE UNSTOPPABLE SEX MACHINE
41. O.G. Original Gangster - ICE T
42. The chronic - DR. DRE
43. Amerikkka's most wanted - ICE CUBE
44. Blue lines - MASSIVE ATTACK
45. Pod - THE BREEDERS
46. Hungry for sting - L7
47. Social Distortion - SOCIAL DISTORTION
48. Ritual de lo habitual - JANE'S ADDICTION
49. Let me come over - BUFFALO TOM
50. Come on feel the Lemonheads - THE LEMONHEADS
51. Ill communication - BEASTIE BOYS
52. Superjudge - MONSTER MAGNET
53. Beet - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY
54. San Francisco - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB
55. Center of the universe - GIANT SAND
56. Park life - BLUR
57. Gold mother - JAMES
58. Nowhere - RIDE
59. Blood sugar sex magic - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
60. The low end theory - A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

Aug 28, 2009

The Best Albums Of The '80s

Top 100

  1. Daydream nation - SONIC YOUTH
  2. Perverted by language - THE FALL
  3. Surfer Rosa - PIXIES
  4. It takes a nation of millions to hold us back - PUBLIC ENEMY
  5. Songs about fucking - BIG BLACK
  6. Zen arcade - HUSKER DU
  7. Document - R.E.M.
  8. Meat is murder - THE SMITHS
  9. The gift - THE JAM
  10. Remain in light - TALKING HEADS
  11. Closer - JOY DIVISION
  12. Psychocandy - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  13. This nation’s saving grace - THE FALL
  14. Sister - SONIC YOUTH
  15. Fire dances - KILLING JOKE
  16. Juju - SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES
  17. Blood and chocolate - ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS
  18. Life’s too good - THE SUGARCUBES
  19. Bug - DINOSAUR JR.
  20. Automatic - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  21. The Smiths - THE SMITHS
  22. The days of wine and roses - THE DREAM SYNDICATE
  23. Over the edge - WIPERS
  24. Violent Femmes - VIOLENT FEMMES
  25. Sound affects - THE JAM
  26. Crocodiles - ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
  27. Playing with a different sex - THE AU PAIRS
  28. The fire of love - THE GUN CLUB
  29. Throwing Muses - THROWING MUSES
  30. Meat Puppets II - MEAT PUPPETS
  31. Before Hollywood - THE GO-BETWEENS
  32. From her to eternity - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  33. Gas, food, lodging - GREEN ON RED
  34. Murmur - R.E.M.
  35. The Stone Roses - THE STONE ROSES
  36. Bummed - HAPPY MONDAYS
  37. The House of Love - THE HOUSE OF LOVE
  38. Valley of rain - GIANT SAND
  39. In the Spanish cave - THIN WHITE ROPE
  40. My invisible lantern - SCREAMING TREES
  41. Isn’t anything - MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  42. Raising hell - RUN DMC
  43. I - A.R. KANE
  44. Our favourite shop - THE STYLE COUNCIL
  45. 3 feet high and rising - DE LA SOUL
  46. Straight outta Compton - N.W.A.
  47. Atom drum bop - THE THREE JOHNS
  48. The wonderful and frightening world of... - THE FALL
  49. Fresh fruit for rotting vegetables - DEAD KENNEDYS
  50. Los Angeles - X
  51. Pornography - THE CURE
  52. Power, corruption and lies - NEW ORDER
  53. Doolittle - PIXIES
  54. House tornado - THROWING MUSES
  55. Warehouse: songs and stories - HUSKER DU
  56. Mirage - MEAT PUPPETS
  57. Yo! Bum rush the show - PUBLIC ENEMY
  58. Criminal minded - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS
  59. Hex enduction hour - THE FALL
  60. The Queen is dead - THE SMITHS
  61. The flowers of romance - PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED
  62. Burning from the inside - BAUHAUS
  63. Crazy rhythms - THE FEELIES
  64. Is this real? - WIPERS
  65. Damaged - BLACK FLAG
  66. Double nickels on the dime - MINUTEMEN
  67. Mommy’s little monster - SOCIAL DISTORTION
  68. Let it be - THE REPLACEMENTS
  69. Green - R.E.M.
  70. Mudhoney - MUDHONEY
  71. Bleach - NIRVANA
  72. Atomizer - BIG BLACK
  73. New day rising - HUSKER DU
  74. Living in darkness - AGENT ORANGE
  75. Psychedelic jungle - THE CRAMPS
  76. Miami - THE GUN CLUB
  77. Tallulah - THE GO-BETWEENS
  78. Calenture - THE TRIFFIDS
  79. The firstborn is dead - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  80. Evol - SONIC YOUTH
  81. Grotesque (after the Gramme) - THE FALL
  82. Kilimanjaro - THE TEARDROP EXPLODES
  83. Charm world - YO
  84. Life’s rich pageant - R.E.M.
  85. A kiss in the dreamhouse - SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES
  86. The Psychedelic Furs - THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS
  87. The Pretenders - THE PRETENDERS
  88. Saturday night! The Album - SCHOOLLY D
  89. Paid in full - ERIC B & RAKIM
  90. Monsters - MEAT PUPPETS
  91. Byram lake blues - 13 ENGINES
  92. Desperate fires - THE JET BLACK BERRIES
  93. Babble - THAT PETROL EMOTION
  94. Garlands - COCTEAU TWINS
  95. After the snow - MODERN ENGLISH
  96. Wild weed - JEFFREY LEE PIERCE
  97. Native sons - THE LONG RYDERS
  98. Bedtime for democracy - DEAD KENNEDYS
  99. Vs - MISSION OF BURMA
  100. Hex breaker - THE FLESHTONES

The 2nd hundred:

Desire - TUXEEDO MOON, Dare - HUMAN LEAGUE, World shut your mouth - JULIAN COPE, Killing Joke - KILLING JOKE, Youth of America - WIPERS, You’re living all over me - DINOSAUR JR., Even if and especially when - SCREAMING TREES, Treeless plain - THE TRIFFIDS, Get happy - ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS, Underwater moonlight - THE SOFT BOYS, Solid gold - GANG OF 4, Bend sinister - THE FALL, 17 seconds - THE CURE, Kaleidoscope - SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES, Tocsin - X-MAL DEUTSCHLAND, First and last and always - THE SISTERS OF MERCY, Junkyard - THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, Lysergic emanations - THE FUZZTONES, Exploring the axis - THIN WHITE ROPE, Medicine show - THE DREAM SYNDICATE, Hallowed ground - VIOLENT FEMMES, Sorry ma, forgot to take out the trash - THE REPLACEMENTS, Up on the sun - MEAT PUPPETS, Fables of the reconstruction - R.E.M., Low life - NEW ORDER, The crackdown - CABARET VOLTAIRE, Around the world in a day - PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION, Black sea - XTC, Once in a blue moon - YO, Hunkpapa - THROWING MUSES, Frequency and urgency - SALEM 66, Mother Juno - THE GUN CLUB, Inky bloaters - DANIELLE DAX, George Best - THE WEDDING PRESENT, Hup - THE WONDER STUFF, The Young Gods - THE YOUNG GODS, Locust abortion technician - BUTTHOLE SURFERS, Your funeral, my trial - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS, Frenz experiment - THE FALL, I am kurious oranj - THE FALL, By all means necessary - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS, The love songs - GIANT SAND, Hope against hope - BAND OF SUSANS, Tender prey - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS, Our beloved revolutionary sweetheart - CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN, Prairie school freakout - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY, Buffalo Tom - BUFFALO TOM, Lick - THE LEMONHEADS, Let’s play domination - WORLD DOMINATION ENTERPRISES, Power - ICE T, Licensed to ill - BEASTIE BOYS, Nothing’s shocking - JANE’S ADDICTION, Before our time - 13 ENGINES, Gravity talks - GREEN ON RED, Ghost stories - THE DREAM SYNDICATE, Buzz factory - SCREAMING TREES, Ragin’ full on - FIREHOSE, Huevos - MEAT PUPPETS, Born sandy devotional - THE TRIFFIDS, Heaven up here - ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, Fried - JULIAN COPE, Headache rhetoric - THE CLOSE LOBSTERS, Sittin’ pretty - THE PASTELS, Bizzaro - THE WEDDING PRESENT, The eight legged groove machine - THE WONDER STUFF, In the flat field - BAUHAUS, Songs the lord taught us - THE CRAMPS, The covenant, the sword and the arm of the lord - CABARET VOLTAIRE, Strangeways, here we come - THE SMITHS, 69 - A.R. KANE, Slates - THE FALL, Superfuzz bigmuff - MUDHONEY, The Las Vegas story - THE GUN CLUB, Reckoning - R.E.M., The world by storm - THE THREE JOHNS, Neither Washington nor Moscow - REDSKINS, Land of the lost - WIPERS, Under a blue marlin - NAKED PREY, Ballad of a thin line man - GIANT SAND, Manic pop thrill - THAT PETROL EMOTION, Jane from occupied Europe - SWELL MAPS, Freedom of choice - DEVO, Porcupine - ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, High land hard rain - AZTEC CAMERA, War - U2, My life in the bush of ghosts - DAVID BYRNE & BRIAN ENO, What’s this for…! - KILLING JOKE, Talk talk talk - PSYCHEDELIC FURS, Wild gift - X, Living eyes - RADIO BIRDMAN, Sandinista - THE CLASH, Trust - ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS, Free dirt - DIED PRETTY, Devil’s river - DIVINE HORSEMAN, Ride the tiger - YO LA TENGO, Sons and fascination - SIMPLE MINDS, Frankenchrist - DEAD KENNEDYS, Flip your wig - HUSKER DU, Generic - FLIPPER, Sonic Youth - SONIC YOUTH

Aug 19, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1989

Top 50


  1. Automatic - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  2. I - A.R. KANE
  3. Monsters - MEAT PUPPETS
  4. 3 feet high and rising - DE LA SOUL
  5. The Stone Roses - THE STONE ROSES
  6. Doolittle - PIXIES
  7. Byram lake blues - 13 ENGINES
  8. Mudhoney - MUDHONEY
  9. Straight outta Compton - N.W.A.
  10. Hup - THE WONDER STUFF
  11. Lick - THE LEMONHEADS
  12. Hunkpapa - THROWING MUSES
  13. Buzz factory - SCREAMING TREES
  14. Bleach - NIRVANA
  15. Buffalo Tom - BUFFALO TOM
  16. Headache rhetoric - THE CLOSE LOBSTERS
  17. Bizzaro - THE WEDDING PRESENT
  18. Sittin’ pretty - THE PASTELS
  19. Love is hell - KITCHENS OF DISTINCTION
  20. Don’t stop the night - MOMUS
  21. Technique - NEW ORDER
  22. Dubrovnik blues - THE DUBROVNIKS
  23. Love agenda - BAND OF SUSANS
  24. L’eau rouge - THE YOUNG GODS
  25. Spike - ELVIS COSTELLO
  26. Key lime pie - CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN
  27. Cataract - THE WALKABOUTS
  28. Scar - LUSH
  29. When in Rome, kill me - CUD
  30. Sell me a god - EAT
  31. Up - THE PERFECT DISASTER
  32. Rock’n’roll - THE MEKONS
  33. The whitey album - CICCONE YOUTH
  34. The Iceberg / Freedom of speech...just watch what you say - ICE T
  35. Talking to God - PORCELAIN BUS
  36. Distemper - THE NEW CHRISTS
  37. Intolerance - GRANT HART
  38. One of our girls (has gone missing) - A.C. MARIAS
  39. Oranges and lemons - XTC
  40. Black swan - THE TRIFFIDS
  41. Blind ear - THE CELIBATE RIFLES
  42. Fromohio - FIREHOSE
  43. More songs about love and hate - THE GODFATHERS
  44. Lincoln - THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
  45. Tranzophobia - MEGA CITY 4
  46. Brain drain - RAMONES
  47. This is the day...this is the hour...this is this - POP WILL EAT ITSELF
  48. Workbook - BOB MOULD
  49. Candleland - IAN McCULLOCH
  50. Groove - NICKY SUDDEN & THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Also recommended:

Dum-Dum - THE VASELINES, Margin walker - FUGAZI, Go the hack - COSMIC PSYCHOS, A warning to the curious - I, LUDICROUS, Tell ’em we ’re surfin’ - THE FAMILY CAT, Fade out - LOOP, Playing with fire - SPACEMEN 3, Taste - THE TELESCOPES, Free - CONCRETE BLONDE, Queen Elvis - ROBYN HITCHCOCK & THE EGYPTIANS, Boomerang - THE CREATURES, Blind man’s zoo - 10000 MANIACS, Sonic Temple and the court of Babylon - BRIAN RITCHIE, Lately I keep scissors - BARBARA MANNING, The taller you are, the shorter you get - MY DAD IS DEAD, 3 - VIOLENT FEMMES, Pop said - DARLING BUDS, Snowball - FIELD MICE, Meglamania - BIRDHOUSE, The circle - WIPERS, Transportation D. Vices - THE LEAVING TRAINS, Awakening - THE LAST, Chris Cacavas - CHRIS CACAVAS & JUNKYARD LOVE, I pass for human - STONE BY STONE, Beelzebubba - THE DEAD MILKMEN, Primal Scream - PRIMAL SCREAM, The Acid House album - BIFF BANG POW!, It’s beginning to and back again - WIRE, Here today, tomorrow next week - THE SUGARCUBES, Paul's boutique - BEASTIE BOYS, Am I black enough for you? - SCHOOLLY D, Ghetto music: The blueprint of hip hop - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS, Unfinished business - EPMD, Friendly as a hand grenade - TACKHEAD, Disintegration - THE CURE, Tweez - SLINT, United Kingdom - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB, On fire - GALAXIE 500, In heat - FUZZTONES, Unknown passage - DEAD MOON, Dial M for Motherfucker - PUSSY GALORE, Positraction - LIVE SKULL, Wrong - NOMEANSNO, Thermos - BAILTER SPACE, The law of things - THE BATS, Labyrinth - THE MOFFS, Some disenchanted evening - THE VERLAINES, Hail - STRAITJACKET FITS, The size of food - JPS EXPERIENCE, Lyceum - THE ORCHIDS, The honey tangle - ADULT NET, Earwig - BLAKE BABIES, Black candy - BEAT HAPPENING, President Yo La Tengo - YO LA TENGO, Telepathic surgery - THE FLAMING LIPS, The freed man - SEBADOH, Too much sleep - BONGWATER, Financially dissatisfied, philosophically trying - UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS, Hard volume - ROLLINS BAND, God's balls - TAD, Umber - BITCH MAGNET, Understand? - NAKED RAYGUN, Roadmouth - FLUID, Witch doctor - SIDEWINTERS, Failure - THE POSIES, Against nature - THE FATIMA MANSIONS, We shoot for the moon - SLOVENLY, Rock 'n' roll - THE CYNICS, Ego tripping at the gates of hell - LOUIS TILLETT, Moss side story - BARRY ADAMSON, Hope and despair - EDWYN COLLINS, Floating into the night - JULEE CRUISE, Haus der luge - EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN, The king and eye - RESIDENTS, The burning world - SWANS, Mother's milk - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, The real thing - FAITH NO MORE, Pretty hate machine - NINE INCH NAILS, The mind is a terrible thing to taste - MINISTRY, No control - BAD RELIGION, Love is a battlefield of wounded hearts - THE HARD-ONS, Mystery road - DRIVIN' N CRYIN', Just because you can't see it... doesn't mean it isn't there... - KIM SALMON & THE SURREALISTS, Enquire within - THE STEPPES, Scenes from the dreams of angels - OUTSKIRTS OF INFINITY, Headcoats down! - THEE HEADCOATS, Live'r than God - THEE HYPNOTICS, Griller - UT, Tantilla - HOUSE OF FREAKS, Manic, magic, majestic - THE BAND OF HOLY JOY, End of the century party - GARY CLAIL, As nasty as they wanna be - 2 LIVE CREW, No one can do it better - THE D.O.C., Road to the riches - KOOL G RAP & DJ POLO, Grip It! On that other level - GETO BOYS, It's a Big Daddy thing - BIG DADDY KANE, Club classics Vol.1 - SOUL II SOUL, 33 45 78 - STEREO MC’S, Liquidizer - JESUS JONES, What's that noise? - COLDCUT, Mind bomb - THE THE, The enraged will inherit the earth - McCARTHY, This one's for the ladies - THE YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS, Magnum cum louder - HOODOO GURUS, Don't tell a soul - THE REPLACEMENTS, Cloudland - PERE UBU, New York - LOU REED, Freedom - NEIL YOUNG, Oh mercy - BOB DYLAN, Full moon fever - TOM PETTY, Avalon sunset - VAN MORRISON, Yellow moon - NEVILLE BROTHERS, Indigo Girls - INDIGO GIRLS, Raw like sushi - NENEH CHERRY, Maria McKee - MARIA McKEE, The sensual world - KATE BUSH, Each man kills the thing he loves - GAVIN FRIDAY, Customs - SAVAGE REPUBLIC, Εν πλω - ΕΝ ΠΛΩ, Laying down law - THE WRECKERY, Blow - RED LORRY YELLOW LORRY, Scratch the surface - THE JASMINE MINKS, The singular adventures of the Style Council - THE STYLE COUNCIL, Once round the fair - THE LOFT, Giant Sandwich - GIANT SAND, Seminal live - THE FALL

Jul 30, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1988

Top 50

  1. Daydream Nation - SONIC YOUTH
  2. Surfer Rosa - PIXIES
  3. Life’s too good - THE SUGARCUBES
  4. Bug - DINOSAUR JR.
  5. The House of Love - THE HOUSE OF LOVE
  6. In the Spanish Cave - THIN WHITE ROPE
  7. Green - R.E.M.
  8. It takes a nation of millions to hold us back - PUBLIC EMENY
  9. Bummed - HAPPY MONDAYS
  10. My invisible lantern - SCREAMING TREES
  11. House Tornado - THROWING MUSES
  12. I am Kurious Oranj / Frenz Experiment - THE FALL
  13. By all means necessary - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS
  14. Isn’t anything - MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  15. The love songs / Storm - GIANT SAND
  16. Hope against hope - BAND OF SUSANS
  17. Tender prey - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  18. The eight legged groove machine - THE WONDER STUFF
  19. Let’s play domination - WORLD DOMINATION ENTERPRISES
  20. 69 - A.R. KANE
  21. Our beloved revolutionary sweetheart - CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN
  22. Hairway to Steven - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
  23. Ghost stories - THE DREAM SYNDICATE
  24. Huevos - MEAT PUPPETS
  25. Power - ICE T
  26. Naked - TALKING HEADS
  27. Judges, juries and horsemen - WEATHER PROPHETS
  28. Follow the leader - ERIC B & RAKIM
  29. If’n - FIREHOSE
  30. Prairie school freakout - ELEVENTH DREAM DAY
  31. Superfuzz bigmuff - MUDHONEY
  32. Nothing’s shocking - JANE’S ADDICTION
  33. Prison bound - SOCIAL DISTORTION
  34. Everybody’s got to - ED KUEPPER
  35. Spectacles, testicles, wallet and watch - SENATOR FLUX
  36. Strictly business - E.P.M.D.
  37. Sugarshit sharp - PUSSY GALORE
  38. Lonely Mr. Happy - THE DEADLY HUME
  39. Lost - DIED PRETTY
  40. Heavens - BIG DIPPER
  41. Kool and deadly - JUST ICE
  42. A bell is a cup until it is struck - WIRE
  43. The tenement year - PERE UBU
  44. Birth, school, work, death - THE GODFATHERS
  45. Two nuns and a pack mule - RAPEMAN
  46. Straight out the jungle - JUNGLE BROTHERS
  47. The Bambi Slam - THE BAMBI SLAM
  48. Hardly not even - RUN WESTY RUN
  49. Only life - THE FEELIES
  50. 16 Lover’s lane - THE GO-BETWEENS
Also recommended:

Things - THINGS, Trouble from providence - SACRED COWBOYS, National treasures, natural disasters - SALEM 66, Viva hate - MORRISSEY, Peepshow - SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES, Blue bell knoll - COCTEAU TWINS, Ultra Vivid scene - ULTRA VIVID SCENE, Wooden foot cops on the highway - THE WOODENTOPS, My nation underground - JULIAN COPE, Fisherman’s blues - THE WATERBOYS, Globe of frogs - ROBYN HITCHCOCK AND THE EGYPTIANS, End of the millennium psychosis blues - THAT PETROL EMOTION, Lovely - THE PRIMITIVES, Tender pervert - MOMUS, It wings above - CHEEPSKATES, Salvation guaranteed - THEE FOURGIVEN, Confession - THE LAST, The death of everything - THE THREE JOHNS, World without end - THE MIGHTY LEMON DROPS, Kiss ass godhead - MEMBRANES, Volatile - LIME SPIDERS, You must be certain of the devil - DIAMANDA GALAS, Front by front - FRONT 242, Stewdio - THE STEPPES, Strip-mine - JAMES, Animal necessity - JET BLACK BERRIES, Let’s skip the details - MY DAD IS DEAD, Craps - BIG DIPPER, In the air tonight - UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS, Sour mash - THE BEASTS OF BOURBON, Jamboree - BEAT HAPPENING, Today - GALAXIE 500, California - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB, See beautiful rattlesnake gardens - THE WALKABOUTS, Masters of Reality - MASTERS OF REALITY, Still brothers - PORCELAIN BUS, Smoker’s paradise - BREAKING CIRCUS, Jettison - NAKED RAYGUN, Creator - THE LEMONHEADS, L7 - L7, Rehab doll - GREEN RIVER, In the graveyard - DEAD MOON, Pink sun quartz blasting - HOLLOWMEN, Royal Trux - ROYAL TRUX, They - KING MISSILE, Double bummer - BONGWATER, Charmed life - HALF JAPANESE, In Gut's house - UT, Donut comes alive - ALICE DONUT, Small parts isolated and destroyed - NOMEANSNO, Hail - STRAITJACKET FITS, Tanker - BAILTER SPACE, Love songs - JPS EXPERIENCE, Asylum road - THE PERFECT DISASTER, A way of life - SUICIDE, The Beatnigs - THE BEATNIGS, Tackhead tape time - TACKHEAD SOUND SYSTEM, Critical beatdown - ULTRAMAGNETIC MC's, In full gear - STETSASONIC, Smoke some kill - SCHOOLLY D, Eazy-duz-it - EAZY E, Long live the Kane - BIG DADDY KANE, He’s the DJ, I’m the rapper - DJ JAZZY JEFF AND THE FRESH PRINCE, The great adventures of Slick Rick - SLICK RICK, Tougher than leather - RUN DMC, A Salt with a deadly Pepa, - SALT ’N’ PEPA, Bullet from a gun - DEREK B, Lovesexy - PRINCE, If I should fall from grace with God - THE POGUES, Modern Lovers ’88 - JONATHAN RICHMAN AND THE MODERN LOVERS, Green thoughts - THE SMITHEREENS, A promise is a promise - LYRES, Heatwave - LAST DRIVE, Overdose - MIRACLE WORKERS, Inner mission - BLACKLIGHT CHAMELEONS, Down in earthquake town - RUSS TOLMAN, Make my day - MINERS OF MUSO, Shellak the Bozac - LIQUID HIPPOS, It’s like everything else - I LUDICROUS, The innocents - PARACHUTE MEN, Let it bee - VOICE OF THE BEEHIVE, Keep to the beat - HUXTONE CREEPERS, STP not LSD - ANGRY SAMOANS, How about some more - VIPERS, Cuacha - SIDEWINDERS, Twelve flights up - THE CYNICS, Baby - TROTSKI ICEPICK, Holden interview - TACTICS, Thaw - FOETUS INTERRUPTUS, Love is forever - BIFF BANG POW!, Triptych / The auntie Winnie album - THE BEVIS FROND, Sun tunnels - THE TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Sister Double Happiness - SISTER DOUBLE HAPPINESS, Hang time / Say what you will, Clarence...Karl sold the truck / Clam dip and other delights - SOUL ASYLUM, Suffer - BAD RELIGION, The land of rape and honey - MINISTRY, ...And justice for all - METALLICA, From enslavement to obliteration - NAPALM DEATH, A fierce pancake - STUMP, So good it hurts - MEKONS, Based on a true story - THE DEL LORDS, Lucinda Williams - LUCINDA WILLIAMS, The trinity session - COWBOY JUNKIES, Workers playtime - BILLY BRAGG, Starfish - THE CHURCH, The serpent's egg - DEAD CAN DANCE, Jamahiriya Democratique et Populaire de Sauvage - SAVAGE REPUBLIC, Aural guerrilla - THE EX, Dickcheese - THE HARD-ONS, Move something - 2 LIVE CREW, It takes two - ROB BASE & DJ EZ ROCK, Goin' off - BIZ MARKIE, Life is... Too Short - TOO SHORT, Pure righteousness - LAKIM SHABAZZ, Unity - SHINEHEAD, To the batmobile let's go - THE TODD TERRY PROJECT, Bird wood cage - THE WOLFGANG PRESS, The pictorial Jackson review - FELT, The stars we are - MARC ALMOND, Copy cats - JOHNNY THUNDERS & PATTI PALLADIN, Nothing wrong - RED LORRY YELLOW LORRY, This is our art - THE SOUP DRAGONS, Somebody up there likes me - THE BRILLIANT CORNERS, December - FOR AGAINST, Totally lost - THE YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS, Love junk - THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, Tracy Chapman - TRACY CHAPMAN, Short sharp shocked - MICHELLE SHOCKED, Irish heartbeat - VAN MORRISON & THE CHIEFTAINS, Friendloverplane - THE BLUE AEROPLANES, Tommy 1985-1987 - THE WEDDING PRESENT, Barbed wire kisses - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN, Substance 1977-1980 - JOY DIVISION, Ramones mania - RAMONES, Rank - THE SMITHS

Jun 27, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1987

Top 50



  1. Songs about fucking - BIG BLACK
  2. Sister - SONIC YOUTH
  3. Warehouse: songs and stories - HUSKER DU
  4. Document - R.E.M.
  5. Mirage - MEAT PUPPETS
  6. Yo! Bum rush the show - PUBLIC ENEMY
  7. Tallulah - THE GO-BETWEENS
  8. Saturday night! The Album - SCHOOLY D
  9. Babble - THAT PETROL EMOTION
  10. Calenture - THE TRIFFIDS
  11. Frequency and urgency - SALEM 66
  12. Mother Juno - THE GUN CLUB
  13. Inky bloaters - DANIELLE DAX
  14. You’re living all over me - DINOSAUR JR.
  15. Even if and especially when - SCREAMING TREES
  16. George Best - THE WEDDING PRESENT
  17. Criminal minded - BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS
  18. The Young Gods - THE YOUNG GODS
  19. Locust abortion technician - BUTTHOLE SURFERS
  20. Your funeral, my trial - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  21. Strangeways, here we come - THE SMITHS
  22. Before our time - 13 ENGINES
  23. Paid in full - ERIC B & RAKIM
  24. Bigger and deffer - LL COOL J
  25. Pleased to meet me - THE REPLACEMENTS
  26. Come on pilgrim - PIXIES
  27. Follow blind - WIPERS
  28. Half way to sanity - RAMONES
  29. Saint Julian - JULIAN COPE
  30. Ragin’ full on - FIREHOSE
  31. Licensed to ill - BEASTIE BOYS
  32. Sign of the times - PRINCE
  33. In my tribe - 10000 MANIACS
  34. Snake handler - DIVINE HORSEMAN
  35. The cave comes alive - LIME SPIDERS
  36. Children of God - SWANS
  37. Engine - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB
  38. Spitting out miracles - THE BLUE AEROPLANES
  39. Secrets of the beehive - DAVID SYLVIAN
  40. The Joshua tree - U2
  41. The ideal copy - WIRE
  42. Right now! - PUSSY GALORE
  43. The ice machine - BREAKING CIRCUS
  44. Salon - PLASTICLAND
  45. Happy nightmare baby - OPAL
  46. Up for a bit with the Pastels - THE PASTELS
  47. Brave words - THE CHILLS
  48. Kiss me, kiss me, kiss me - THE CURE
  49. Code - CABARET VOLTAIRE
  50. Mark Stewart - MARK STEWART
Also recommended:

The fat skier - THROWING MUSES, Moonhead - THIN WHITE ROPE, Neurotica - REDD KROSS, Testify! - THEE FOURGIVEN, Heaven’s end - LOOP, Darklands - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN, Within the realm of a dying sun - DEAD CAN DANCE, Rhythm killers - SLY & ROBBIE, Trouble over here, trouble over there - TROUBLE FUNK, Squirrel and G-Man twenty four hour party people plastic face carnt smile (white out) - HAPPY MONDAYS, Crush collision / 10000 years of trouble - AGE OF CHANCE, Box frenzy - POP WILL EAT ITSELF, Hot animal machine - HENRY ROLLINS, Life time - ROLLINS BAND, The killer inside me - GREEN ON RED, Two fisted tales - THE LONG RYDERS, Played - BODINES, Sea hunt - PLAN 9, Six days of sound - LORD JOHN, Too many cowboys - THE EX, Fleshtones vs. Reality - THE FLESHTONES, New wave hot dogs - YO LA TENGO, Fuck - THE LEAVING TRAINS, Foxheads stalk this land - THE CLOSE LOBSTERS, Me, grandma, Iliko and Hilarian - THE DEADLY HUME, Box office bomb - DRAMARAMA, Whisper tames the lion - DRIVIN’ N’ CRYIN’, Texas Instruments - TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Tapping the source - LAZY COWGIRLS, Come to your senses - TO DAMASCUS, 40 miles from nowhere - NAKED PREY, Daddy's highway - THE BATS, At first sight violets are blue - THE STEMS, Book of hours - GREEN PAJAMAS, Oh my Gawd!!!...The Flaming Lips - THE FLAMING LIPS, Hate your friends - THE LEMONHEADS, Kingdom day - THE DROOGS, Roman beach party - THE CELIBATE RIFLES, Cosmic Psychos - COSMIC PSYCHOS, Hardware - THE NOMADS, The perfect prescription - SPACEMEN 3, Mayflower - THE WEATHER PROPHETS, Sonic flower groove - PRIMAL SCREAM, Off to heaven - REVOLVING PAINT DREAM, Dirtdish - WISEBLOOD, In the air tonight - UNION CARBIDE PRODUCTIONS, Flying Color - FLYING COLOR, I am a wallet - McCARTHY, The girl who runs the beat hotel - BIFF BANG POW!, The poison boyfriend - MOMUS, Danse macabre / A cabinet of curiosities - PAUL ROLAND, Overdose - THE MIRACLE WORKERS, Surprise surprise surprise - MIRACLE LEGION, Mute lament - 100th MONKEY, For the country - DUMPTRUCK, Remember - CHEEPSKATES, Prayer for the halcyon fear - TINY LIGHTS, Ego tripping at the gates of hell - LOUIS TILLETT, Mother fist and her five daughters - MARC ALMOND, Franks wild years - TOM WAITS, Strange weather - MARIANNE FAITHFULL, Solitude standing - SUZANNE VEGA, Through the looking glass - SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES, Echo & the Bunnymen - ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, Flash light - TOM VERLAINE, Bird dog - THE VERLAINES, Blow your cool - HOODOO GURUS, The Mekons honky tonkin' - MEKONS, Gluey porch treatments - MELVINS, Skag heaven - SQUIRREL BAIT, In gut's house - UT, Dustbowl - HEAD OF DAVID, Riposte - SLOVENLY, Skin Yard - SKIN YARD, Taint pluribus taint unum - COWS, Don't open til doomsday - THE CHESTERFIELD KINGS, Drop of the creature - THE STEPPES, A cuppa tea and a lie down - ABLE TASMANS, More tales from the city - THE BAND OF HOLY JOY, Soro - SALIF KEITA, Rhyme pays - ICE T, Lethal - UTFO, Down by law - MC SHAN, Civilization and its discotheques - THE FIBONACCIS, Hang-ten! - THE SOUP DRAGONS, Poem of the river - FELT, Psonic psunspot - THE DUKES OF STRATOSPHEAR, The guitar and other machines - THE DURUTTI COLUMN, Fuent auf der nach oben offenen richterskala - EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN, Get lost (don't lie) - THESE IMMORTAL SOULS, Honeymoon in red - LYDIA LUNCH, Jackamo - ANNIE ANXIETY BANDEZ, Tacky souvenirs of pre-revolutionary America - CULTURCIDE, Never mind the ballots - CHUMBAWAMBA, Back again in the D.H.S.S. - HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT, Inner marshland - THE BEVIS FROND, Catfish eyes... and tales - THE VIETNAM VETERANS, Reunion wilderness - THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, Crooked mile - MICRODISNEY, Mainstream - LLOYD COLE & THE COMMOTIONS, The people who grinned themselves to death - THE HOUSEMARTINS, Freaks - PULP, War, famine, death, pestilence and Miss Timberlake - THE DEEP FREEZE MICE, Bucky Fellini - THE DEAD MILKMEN, Plays the devil's music - LUBRICATED GOAT, Locos por el Sexo - TRAGIC MULATTO, Steel construction - LEATHER NUN, The men who loved music - THE YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS, Cuba - THE SILOS, Monkey on a chain gang - HOUSE OF FREAKS, 2 x 4 - GUADALCANAL DIARY, The pursuit of happiness - THE BEAT FARMERS, Outside looking in - BODEANS, Echelons - FOR AGAINST, Lolita nation - GAME THEORY, I'll call you sometime - VIV AKAULDREN, Scum - NAPALM DEATH, Πάρτυ στον 13ο όροφο - ΤΡΥΠΕΣ, In the Dutch mountains - THE NITS, Music for the masses - DEPECHE MODE, Actually - PET SHOP BOYS, Hopeless cases - ANNE CLARK, Official version - FRONT 242, Floodland - THE SISTERS OF MERCY, Earth Sun Moon - LOVE AND ROCKETS, The uplift mofo party plan - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Electric - THE CULT, Diesel and dust - MIDNIGHT OIL, Tunnel of love - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, Dreams of reason produce monsters - MICK KARN, The cost of loving - THE STYLE COUNCIL, One second - YELLO, How ya like me now - KOOL MOE DEE, Mana fiesta - PERSONAL EFFECTS,Viva - XMAL DEUTSCHLAND, Palace of swords reversed - THE FALL, Substance 1987 - NEW ORDER, The House of Love - THE HOUSE OF LOVE, Hit by hit - THE GODFATHERS, Give me convenience or give me death - DEAD KENNEDYS, Wasted...again - BLACK FLAG, Greatest hits-Destroyed by fire - THE FLESH EATERS, Eight Crepuscule tracks - CABARET VOLTAIRE

May 24, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1986

Top 50



  1. Blood and chocolate - ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS
  2. Life’s rich pageant - R.E.M.
  3. Once in a blue moon - YO
  4. Desperate fires - THE JET BLACK BERRIES
  5. Bedtime for democracy - DEAD KENNEDYS
  6. Bend sinister - THE FALL
  7. Raising hell - RUN DMC
  8. The Queen is dead - THE SMITHS
  9. Throwing Muses - THROWING MUSES
  10. Atomizer - BIG BLACK
  11. Evol - SONIC YOUTH
  12. The world by storm - THE THREE JOHNS
  13. Neither Washington nor Moscow - REDSKINS
  14. Land of the lost - WIPERS
  15. Candy apple grey - HUSKER DU
  16. Out of the grey - THE DREAM SYNDICATE
  17. Ballad of a thin line man - GIANT SAND
  18. Born sandy devotional / In the pines - THE TRIFFIDS
  19. Manic pop thrill - THAT PETROL EMOTION
  20. Under a blue marlin - NAKED PREY
  21. The good earth - THE FEELIES
  22. Liberty belle and the black diamond express - THE GO-BETWEENS
  23. Devil’s river - DIVINE HORSEMAN
  24. Free dirt - DIED PRETTY
  25. Out my way - MEAT PUPPETS
  26. A date with Elvis - THE CRAMPS
  27. Ride the tiger - YO LA TENGO
  28. Music from Elba - ANTIETAM
  29. Happy head - THE MIGHTY LEMON DROPS
  30. Tinderbox - SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES
  31. The blind leading the naked - VIOLENT FEMMES
  32. Word up - CAMEO
  33. Telephone free landslide victory - CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN
  34. All rise - NAKED RAYGUN
  35. The ghost of Cain - NEW MODEL ARMY
  36. Album - P.I.L.
  37. The King of America - THE COSTELLO SHOW
  38. Infected - THE THE
  39. Brotherhood - NEW ORDER
  40. Graceland - PAUL SIMON
  41. So - PETER GABRIEL
  42. Talking with the taxman about poetry - BILLY BRAGG
  43. Giant - THE WOODENTOPS
  44. Outside my window - THE THINGS
  45. All-night lotus party - VOLCANO SUNS
  46. Underworld shakedown - THE LAST DRIVE
  47. Too cool to live too smart to die - DEJA VOODOO
  48. Songs of love and fury - MEMBRANES
  49. Grenade - THE CASSANDRA COMPLEX
  50. Stars and Hank forever - THE RESIDENTS
Also recommended:

Kicking against the pricks - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS, Enjoy The Creeps - THE CREEPS, Schooly D - SCHOOLY D, Life’s hard and then you die - IT’S IMMATERIAL, Contenders - EASTERHOUSE, Rooms of the magnificent - ED KUEPPER, Tolerance - THE BLUE AEROPLANES, Element of light - ROBYN HITCHCOCK AND THE EGYPTIANS, Sound of confusion - SPACEMEN 3, Hear it is - THE FLAMING LIPS, Rembrandt pussyhorse - BUTTHOLE SURFERS, Kill tunes - THE LEAVING TRAINS, Clairvoyance - SCREAMING TREES, The restless stranger - AMERICAN MUSIC CLUB, Positively Dumptruck - DUMPTRUCK, Second and last - CHEEPSKATES, Lyres Lyres - LYRES, Blue train station - THE CYNICS, Hallelujah all the way home - VERLAINES, The turgid miasma of existence - CELIBATE RIFLES, Thinking of empire - SLOVENLY, ...And he's not gonna take it anymore - MY DAD IS DEAD, Made to be broken / While you were out - SOUL ASYLUM, Mending wall - ANGST, Inner limits - CRAWLING WALL, Swimming with sharks - GET SMART, Stop pretending - THE PANDORAS, Shop Assistants - SHOP ASSISTANTS, Stutter - JAMES, Skylarking - XTC, Gone to earth - DAVID SYLVIAN, Forever breathes the lonely word - FELT, Diesel river - THE WEATHER PROPHETS, Texas - JACOBITES, Monster walks the winter lake - DAVID THOMAS, Holy money - SWANS, Paint your wagon - RED LORRY YELLOW LORRY, Force - A CERTAIN RATIO, Parade - PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION, Hot, cool, vicious - SALT ’N PEPA, Back to the old school - JUST ICE, Music madness - MANTRONIX, Skeezer pleaser - UTFO, On fire - STETSASONIC, Is what we are - 2 LIVE CREW, Oh my God! - DOUG E. FRESH & THE GET FRESH CREW, Back in black - WHODINI, Say what? - TROUBLE FUNK, R & B skeletons in the closet - GEORGE CLINTON, Planet rock: The album - AFRIKA BAMBAATAA & THE SOULSONIC FORCE, Electric cafe - KRAFTWERK, Ship of fools - TUXEDO MOON, Home of the brave - LAURIE ANDERSON, Victorialand - COCTEAU TWINS, Filigree & shadow - THIS MORTAL COIL, Big world - JOE JACKSON, Get close - THE PRETENDERS, True stories - TALKING HEADS, Animal boy - RAMONES, Blah blah blah - IGGY POP, Concrete Blonde - CONCRETE BLONDE, Big plans for everybody - LET’S ACTIVE, Sex and love and hope and dreams - BODEANS, Scarred but smarter - DRIVIN' N’ CRYIN', The Backlight Chameleons - THE BACKLIGHT CHAMELEONS, Trudge - SAVAGE REPUBLIC, Cloud one - LIVE SKULL, Sex mad - NOMEANSNO, Weird love - THE SCIENTISTS, Rivers of corn - THE ZIMMERMEN, The edge of the world - MEKONS, I am John's pancreas - A WITNESS, Step on it - BOGSHED, Acropolis now - THEE MIGHTY CAESARS, Miasma - THE BEVIS FROND, Brighter than a thousand suns - KILLING JOKE, Black celebration - DEPECHE MODE, Horse rotorvator - COIL, Master of puppets - METALLICA, Reign in blood - SLAYER, The divine punishment / Saint of the pit - DIAMANDA GALAS, Gods own medicine - THE MISSION, Express - LOVE AND ROCKETS, Circus Maximus - MOMUS, Anna Domino - ANNA DOMINO, The no comprendo - LES RITA MITSOUKO, Different light - BANGLES, Guitars, Cadillacs, etc., etc. - DWIGHT YOAKAM, Guitar town - STEVE EARLE, Georgia Satellites - GEORGIA SATELLITES, Johnny comes marching home - THE DEL LORDS, Van go - THE BEAT FARMERS, Still standing - JASON & THE SCORCHERS, It's time for... - JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS, They Might Be Giants - THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS, London 0 Hull 4 - THE HOUSEMARTINS, Jamboree - GUADALCANAL DIARY, Heyday - THE CHURCH, Big shot chronicles - GAME THEORY, Aristocracie - PHILLIP BOA AND THE VOODOOCLUB, Standing up straight - THE WOLFGANG PRESS, Medusa - CLAN OF XYMOX, Room of lights - CRIME & THE CITY SOLUTION, The moon looked down & laughed - VIRGIN PRUNES, Commercial suicide - COLIN NEWMAN, Off the beaten track - AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE, In the good old country way - THE NIGHTINGALES, Strange times - THE CHAMELEONS, Especially for you - THE SMITHEREENS, Something weird - THE STOMACHMOUTHS, I against I - BAD BRAINS, Eat your paisley - THE DEAD MILKMEN, Smell my finger - THE HARD-ONS, Pictures of starving children sell records - CHUMBAWAMBA, The unacceptable face of freedom - TEST DEPT., Twitch - MINISTRY, Mind: The perpetual intercourse - SKINNY PUPPY, Mafu cage - THE NEON JUDGEMENT, Virus meadow - AND ALSO THE TREES, The wrong people - FURNITURE, What's in a word? - THE BRILLIANT CORNERS, Revenge - T.S.O.L., Can I say - DAG NASTY, October file - DIE KREUZEN, Burning in water - MOVING TARGETS, LP - HEAD OF DAVID, How green is the valley - THE MEN THEY COULDN'T HANG, Henk - THE NITS, The big heat - STAN RIDGWAY, Rapture - ANITA BAKER, Rough & rugged - SHINEHEAD, Gift - THE SISTERHOOD, In visible silence - THE ART OF NOISE, Utter Madness - MADNESS, The world won’t listen - THE SMITHS, Kaleidoscope world - THE CHILLS, The hammer party - BIG BLACK, Ballot result - MINUTEMEN

May 1, 2009

The Best Albums Of 1985

Top 50



  1. Meat is murder - THE SMITHS
  2. Psychocandy - THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  3. This nation’s saving grace - THE FALL
  4. Our favourite shop - THE STYLE COUNCIL
  5. Gas, food, lodging / No free lunch - GREEN ON RED
  6. New day rising / Flip your wig - HUSKER DU
  7. Wild weed - JEFFREY LEE PIERCE
  8. Charm world - YO
  9. Valley of rain - GIANT SAND
  10. The firstborn is dead - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS
  11. Frankenchrist - DEAD KENNEDYS
  12. First and last and always - THE SISTERS OF MERCY
  13. Lysergic emanations - THE FUZZTONES
  14. Exploring the axis - THIN WHITE ROPE
  15. Up on the sun - MEAT PUPPETS
  16. Fables of the reconstruction - R.E.M.
  17. Low life - NEW ORDER
  18. The covenant, the sword and the arm of the lord - CABARET VOLTAIRE
  19. Around the world in a day - PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
  20. State of our union - THE LONG RYDERS
  21. Sundown on Venus - THE JET BLACK BERRIES
  22. The head on the door - THE CURE
  23. Colourbox - COLOURBOX
  24. King of rock - RUN DMC
  25. Bad moon rising - SONIC YOUTH
  26. 3 way tie (for last) - MINUTEMEN
  27. Stone cold world - THE DROOGS
  28. The lost weekend - DANNY & DUSTY
  29. 28th day - 28TH DAY
  30. Wonder wonderful wonderland - PLASTICLAND
  31. Keep your cool and read the rules - PLAN 9
  32. Straight ahead - GREG SAGE
  33. Antietam - ANTIETAM
  34. Tim - THE REPLACEMENTS
  35. Crashing dream - RAIN PARADE
  36. Fegmania! - ROBYN HITCHCOCK AND THE EGYPTIANS
  37. Ghosts of an ideal wife - LAUGHING CLOWNS
  38. Stella - YELLO
  39. The album - MANTRONIX
  40. Language barrier - SLY AND ROBBIE
  41. Once upon a time - SIMPLE MINDS
  42. This is the sea - THE WATERBOYS
  43. Little creatures - TALKING HEADS
  44. Slave girl - LIME SPIDERS
  45. Succumb - TO DAMASCUS
  46. Love - THE CULT
  47. A secret wish - PROPAGANDA
  48. Love not money - EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
  49. Ain’t love grant - X
  50. No rest for the wicked - NEW MODEL ARMY
Also recommended:

Dinosaur - DINOSAUR JR., Run better run - CHEEPSKATES, Electrical storm - ED KUEPPER, Τρύπες - ΤΡΥΠΕΣ, When in Rome do as the Vandals - THE VANDALS, Six sharp cuts - SPIKES, Night of a thousand candles - THE MEN THEY COULDN’T HANG, Beat Happening - BEAT HAPPENING, As the veneer of democracy starts to fade - MARK STEWART, Halber mensch - EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN, Robespierre’s velvet basement - JACOBITES, Tales of the new west - THE BEAT FARMERS, Underwater - CRIPPLED PILGRIMS, Cinema verite - DRAMARAMA, The bright orange years - VOLCANO SUNS, Lite life - ANGST, Translate slowly - ZEITGEIST, There are eight million stories… - JUNE BRIDES, Rockin' and romance - JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS, Oil and gold - SHRIEKBACK, Radio - LL COOL J, Raindogs - TOM WAITS, Rum sodomy and the lush - THE POGUES, The clock comes down the stairs - MICRODISNEY, Not born beautiful - SHOCK HEADED PETERS, Nail - SCRAPING FOETUS OFF THE WHEEL, Talk about the weather - RED LORRY YELLOW LORRY, New beginnings - PINK INDUSTRY, Night time - KILLING JOKE, Loose nut - BLACK FLAG, The Lazy Cowgirls - THE LAZY COWGIRLS, Boston, Mass. - THE DEL FUEGOS, Lost & found - JASON & THE SCORCHERS, Wishing chair - 10000 MANIACS, Lone Justice - LONE JUSTICE, Prayer for the halcyon fear - TINY LIGHTS, Town + Country - THE RAVE-UPS, Pass the paintbrush, honey.. - BIFF BANG POW!, Sex and travel - THE JAZZ BUTCHER, Inside out - THE MIRACLE WORKERS, Stop! - THE CHESTERFIELD KINGS, Mars needs guitars! - HOODOO GURUS, Hallelujah all the way home - THE VERLAINES, You get what you deserve - SCIENTISTS, Greed - SWANS, Bringing home the bait - LIVE SKULL, Fear and whiskey - MEKONS, Gift of noise - MEMBRANES, Back in the D.H.S.S. - HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT, Pokkeherrie - THE EX, Rites of Spring - RITES OF SPRING, The difference is…- MOOD SIX, Energized - BLUE MURDER, Spleen and ideal - DEAD CAN DANCE, Ceremonial - SAVAGE REPUBLIC, 25 o’ clock - THE DUKES OF STRATOSPHERE, Old rottenhat - ROBERT WYATT, Hounds of love - KATE BUSH, Steve McQueen - PREFAB SPROUT, Centerfield - JOHN FOGERTY, Paris, Texas - RY COODER, Songs from the big chair - TEARS FOR FEARS, Virgins and Philistines - THE COLOURFIELD, Suzanne Vega - SUZANNE VEGA, Boys and girls - BRYAN FERRY, Easy pieces - LLOYD COLE AND THE COMMOTIONS, Don't stand me down - DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS, Mad not mad - MADNESS, Cupid & psyche 85 - SCRITTI POLITTI, Working nights - WORKING WEEK, Pressure points - ANNE CLARK, Holy wars - TUXEDOMOON, Ignite the seven cannons - FELT, Perhaps - ASSOCIATES, Groovy decoy - ROBYN HITCHCOCK, What does anything mean? Basically - THE CHAMELEONS, Asylum - THE LEGENDARY PINK DOTS, Raging souls - MINIMAL COMPACT, Maximizing the audience - WIM MERTENS, Just south of heaven - CRIME & THE CITY SOLUTION, Seventh dream of teenage heaven - LOVE AND ROCKETS, Alive - THE LEATHER NUN, Phantasmagoria - THE DAMNED, Real nighttime - GAME THEORY, The evening visits... and stays for years - THE APARTMENTS, More places forever - DAVID THOMAS, Topsy turvy - YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS, Past, present and future - WATERMELON MEN, Odditties - THE CLEAN, That's the long and the short of it - TALL DWARVES, City slab horror - SEVERED HEADS, Ashes - CHRISTIAN DEATH, Clan of Xymox - CLAN OF XYMOX, Here comes everybody - THE WAKE, Seven days in Sammystown - WALL OF VOODOO, Dead man's party - OINGO BOINGO, Big lizard in my backyard - THE DEAD MILKMEN, I don't want to grow up - DESCENDENTS, The Crucifucks - THE CRUCIFUCKS, Walk together, rock together - 7 SECONDS, Fly on a wire - THE EFFIGIES, More beer - FEAR, Freaky styley - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, The way to go out - HUNTERS & COLLECTORS, Green peas - THE VIETNAM VETERANS, Flesh on flesh - THE SNAKE CORPS, Shoulder to shoulder - TEST DEPT. & SOUTH WALES STRIKING MINERS CHOIR, Philister - PHILIP BOA AND THE VOODOO CLUB, Fancy meeting God! - MARC RILEY WITH THE CREEPERS, Hip priest and Kamerads - THE FALL, Live - WIPERS, Beyond the sunset - RAIN PARADE