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2015 Album Log

  1. This is an Adventure -- The Lighthouse and the Whaler / 1-1
  2. Birds Flying Away -- Mason Jennings / 1-3
  3. I Talk With The Spirits -- Roland Kirk / 1-3
  4. The Walking -- Jane Siberry / 1-3
  5. Liquid Skin -- Gomez / 1-3
  6. Eleventeen -- Daisy Chainsaw / 1-3
  7. Heads Up Display -- Heads Up Display / 1-3
  8. Down in the Bunker -- Steve Gibbons Band / 1-4
  9. The Record -- Fear / 1-4
  10. Singles -- Future Islands / 1-4
  11. Queen of Siam -- Lydia Lunch / 1-4
  12. Over The Edge -- The Wipers / 1-4
  13. Silence Yourself -- Savages / 1-4
  14. Hinn Íslenzki Þursaflokkur -- Þursaflokkurinn / 1-4
  15. Oedipus Schmoedipus -- Barry Adamson / 1-

The Album Challenge. 275.

  • -A-
  • James Blake - James Blake (x) 4/10 - Muddy Autotune Keyboard Repetition
  • Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica (x) 3/10 Shouting Vocals Headachey Noise
  • Ride - Nowhere ()
  • Daft Punk - Discovery (x) 10/10 - Perfect Disco Dance Robots.
  • Brian Wilson - SMILE (x) 5/10 - Happy Samey Orchestral Harmonies (But the intro to 'In Blue Hawaii' is incredible.)
  • The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I (x) 5.5/10 Good Tone Too Pangry
  • Massive Attack - Mezzanine (x) 3/10 Echoes Repetition Teardrop Dreary
  • Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot ()
  • Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley ()
  • Godspeed You!

Favorite Albums in Rough Order ––Recommendations and criticism welcome

  1. Saintseneca. Last. 2011.
  2. Vilayat Khan. Vistaar. 2001.
  3. Animal Collective. Sung Tongs. 2004.
  4. Animal Collective. Prospect Hummer. 2005.
  5. Miles Davis. Kind of Blue. 1959.
  6. The works of George Gurdjieff. 1870–1949.
  7. Wahajat Khan. Nocturne. 2006.
  8. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. Side A of Ripely Pine. 2013.
  9. Animal Collective. Merriweather Post Pavilion. 2009.
  10. Graham Lambkin. Salmon Run. 2007.
  11. Charles Mingus. The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady. 1963.
  12. James Brown Live at the Apollo. 1963.
  13. The Velvet Underground and Nico. 1967.
  14. Luiz Bonfá. Introspection. 1972.
  15. Meredith Monk. Dolmen Music.

Vinyl I just bought

  • Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
  • Hunky Dory - David Bowie
  • Help! - Beatles
  • Kind of Blue - Miles Davis
  • A Table at the Second Street Circle - Simon Polk
  • The Cars - The Cars
  • Remain in the Light - Talking Heads
  • Pinkerton - Weezer
  • Oh, Inverted World - The Shins
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix - Phoenix
  • XO - Elliott Smith
  • Mule Variations - Tom Waits
  • Silent Shout - The Knife

Top 8 Albums of All Time

  1. Abbey Road - The Beatles
  2. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel
  3. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  4. Funeral - Arcade Fire
  5. Revolver - The Beatles
  6. In the Court of the Crimson King - King Crimson
  7. Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
  8. OK Computer - Radiohead

Top 10 prog rock

  1. Pink Floyd - Animals
  2. Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn
  3. Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
  4. Yes - Fragile
  5. Can - Ege Bamyasi
  6. Arti e Mestieri - Tilt
  7. Camel - Mirage
  8. Bo Hansson - Attic Thoughts
  9. Jethro Tull - Aqualung
  10. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic

Top 10 Albums

  1. Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
  2. Boris - Flood
  3. Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band - Safe As Milk
  4. Villalobos - Alcachofa
  5. Pink Floyd - Animals
  6. This Heat - Deceit
  7. David Bowie - Low
  8. King Geedorah - Take Me To Your Leader
  9. Ground-Zero - Revolutionary Pekinese Opera Ver.1.28
  10. Ornette Coleman - Science Fiction

Top 10 Favorite Albums of the 1990s

  • 1. Paul McCartney - Flaming Pie (1997)
  • 2. Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)
  • 3. Weezer - Weezer (1994)
  • 4. Michael Jackson - Dangerous (1991)
  • 5. Teenage Fanclub - Bandwagonesque (1991)
  • 6. Weezer - Pinkerton (1996)
  • 7. Teenage Fanclub - Grand Prix (1995)
  • 8. Bob Dylan - Time Out of Mind (1997)
  • 9. Mariah Carey - Music Box (1993)
  • 10. Gin Blossoms - Congratulations I'm Sorry (1996)

Top 10 Favorite Albums of the 1980s

  • 1. Michael Jackson - Bad (1987)
  • 2. Various Artists - Back to the Future (1985)
  • 3. U2 - War (1983)
  • 4. Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet (1986)
  • 5. Paul McCartney - Flowers in the Dirt (1989)
  • 6. Janet Jackson - Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 (1989)
  • 7. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire (1984)
  • 8. Chicago - Chicago 17 (1984)
  • 9. U2 - The Joshua Tree (1987)
  • 10. The Cars - Heartbeat City (1984)

Top 10 Favorite Albums of the 1970s

  • 1. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
  • 2. Aerosmith - Aerosmith (1973)
  • 3. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (1977)
  • 4. Boston - Boston (1976)
  • 5. Aerosmith - Get Your Wings (1974)
  • 6. The Cars - The Cars (1978)
  • 7. Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac (1975)
  • 8. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run (1975)
  • 9. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy (1973)
  • 10. Led Zeppelin - Presence (1976)