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Rock : The Most Influential Artists

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  1. The Velvet Underground
  2. The Beatles
  3. The Rolling Stones
  4. Bob Dylan
  5. Ramones
  6. Pink Floyd
  7. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
  8. Pixies
  9. Brian Eno
  10. Neil Young


Most Invigorating Albums (Rock/Jazz) [in-progress]

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  1. The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady - Charles Mingus (1963)
  2. Parable of Arable Land - Red Crayola (1967)
  3. In the Aeroplane Over The Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (1998)
  4. Kick Out The Jams - MC5 (1969)
  5. The Jazz Composer's Orchestra - Michael Mantler (1968) [aka, "Communications - The Jazz Composer's Orchestra"]
  6. Zen Arcade - Husker Du (1984)
  7. The Doors - The Doors (1967)
  8. Ascension - John Coltrane (1965)
  9. Nail - Foetus (1985)
  10. Fun House - The Stooges (1970)

  11. NOTE: The entries above are more meticulously and accurately ranked than what follows.

Most Emotionally Moving/Devastating Albums (Rock/Jazz) [in progress]

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  1. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (1998)
  2. Rock Bottom - Robert Wyatt (1974)
  3. Astral Weeks - Van Morrison (1968)
  4. Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk (1988)
  5. Desertshore - Nico (1971)
  6. Dolmen Music - Meredith Monk (1981)
  7. Geek the Girl - Lisa Germano (1994)
  8. Passion - Peter Gabriel (1989)
  9. Tonight's the Night - Neil Young (1975)
  10. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye (1971)
  11. Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen (1968)
  12. Trust - Low (2002)
  13. Happy Sad - Tim Buckley (1968)
  14. Closer - Joy Division (1980)
  15. Laughing Stock - Talk Talk (1991)
  16. The Marble Index - Nico (1968)
  17. Pavilion of Dreams - Har

Q Magazine 100 Greatest Albums Ever (2006)

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  1. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
  2. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
  3. Paul's Boutique by Beastie Boys
  4. Transformer by Lou Reed
  5. The Man Machine by Kraftwerk
  6. Raw Power by Iggy & The Stooges
  7. Purple Rain by Prince & The Revolution
  8. Exodus by Bob Marley & The Wailers
  9. Everything Must Go by The Manic Street Preachers
  10. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
  11. Disintegration by The Cure
  12. Vauxhall and I by Morrissey
  13. After the Gold Rush by Neil Young
  14. Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea by PJ Harvey
  15. The Marshall Mathers LP by Eminem
  16. Different Class by Pulp
  17. Songs in the Key of Li

NME's "100 Greatest British Albums Ever (2006)

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  1. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
  2. The Queen is Dead by The Smiths
  3. Definitely Maybe by Oasis
  4. Never Mind the Bullocks, Here's the Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols
  5. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
  6. Modern Life is Rubbish by Blur
  7. Different Class by Pulp
  8. London Calling by The Clash
  9. Revolver by The Beatles
  10. Up the Bracket by The Libertines
  11. The Bends by Radiohead
  12. Specials by Specials
  13. Northern Soul by The Verve
  14. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
  15. Screamadelica by Primal Scream
  16. Searching for the Young Rebels by Dexy's Midnight Runners
  17. Original Pirate Material

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20th Century Music (In Progress)

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  • 1913 - Claude Debussy, Preludes, Walter Gieseking, 1954
  • 1915 - Alexander Scriabin, Selected Piano Works, Sviatoslav Richter, 1972
  • 1916 - Charles Ives, Piano Sonatas, John Jensen, 1990
  • 1917 - Sergei Rachmaninoff, Selected Piano Works, Zoltan Kocsis, 1994
  • 1944 - Sergei Prokofiev, The Three War Sonatas, Vladimir Ashkenazy, 1995
  • 1944 - Olivier Messiaen, Vingt Regards Sur L'Enfant Jesus, Eugeniusz Knapik, 1979
  • 1958 - Olivier Messiaen, Catalogue D'Oiseaux, Anatol Ugorski, 1993
  • 1961 - Pierre Boulez, Structures, Alfons and Aloys Kontarsky, 1965
  • 1971 - Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mantra, Xenia Pesto

DSBM: Top 20 albums

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  1. Xasthur - Subliminal Genocide (2006)
  2. Make A Change...

Rock : The Greatest Male Vocalists

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