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COMPETITION: Rec me classic albums.

Seeing as I start field work for real in a week and I’ll be doing that for the coming 12 weeks I need stuff to jam. The rules of this competition are simple. Rec me classic albums I have yet to rate, both in the sense of albums that are generally considered classics as well as personal classics (i.e. Sgt Peppers is as good of an entry as your dads cover band or whatever as long as I’ll be able to find the on the internet). Rec 3 albums per person and I’ll rate them accordingly and update this list continuously. The person with the highest overall total score of his or hers 3 recs win a price consisting of a physical release of our new album as well as a pack of great tasting Swedish treats. Disclaimer: in case of a draw we’ll have a knock out round. If you don’t want to participate in this magical happening you can just rec me good shit and I’ll be satisfied with that. Admissions close Friday the 9th! List is eternal 5’s. Also check back soon for Snay -17. Hype!
1Rinoa
An Age Among Them


5/5
2Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven


5/5
3Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada


5/5
4Cryptopsy
None So Vile


5/5
5Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


5/5
6Songs: Ohia
Axxess & Ace


5/5
7Mesa Verde
The Old Road


5/5
8Kamasi Washington
The Epic


5/5
9Nasvikensmaffian
Knivad fran Krogen


3.5/5
10Horsehunter
Caged In Flesh


ScuroFantasma

Tyr – Valkyrja 1.9
Green Novice – Padabesi 1.7
Horsehunter – Caged in Flesh 3.7
Grand total: 7.3

Im sorry but epic power metal stuff is not my M.O
11The Cure
Disintegration


RikRoach7

The Cure - Disintegration 3.4
Grand total: 3.4

Should've rec'd more albums
12The White Birch
People Now Human Beings


UniqueUniverse

The White Birch - People Now Human Being 3.9
Space Art - Space Art 3.6
Max Richter - Memoryhouse 3.4
Grand total: 10.9

Yall should check The White Birch.
13Jethro Tull
Thick as a Brick


thefloydios

Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick 3.4
Genesis - Foxtrot 3.1
Grand total: 6.5

I'm sorry. I'm not grandmaster prog
14Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica


guitarded_chuck

Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica: 3.7
Nick Drake - Pink Moon 3.6
Pixies - Doolittle 3.5
Grant total: 10.8

Classic recs of the finest sorts - well done my dear Chuck
15Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Safe As Milk


Thalassic

Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Safe as Milk: 3.5
Terry Reid - Seed of Memory: 3.6
Mobb Deep - The Infamous: 3.6
Grand total: 10.7

Even steven at the top. Great recs
16Atheist
Unquestionable Presence


WellDressedBalloon

Atheist - Unquestionable Presence: 4.1
Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath: 2.7
Coroner - Mental Vortex: 3.4
Grand total: 10.3

Atheist is one of those band's I should've checked years ago.
17Pentagram
First Daze Here (The Vintage Collection)


wham49

Pentagram - First Daze Here: 3.9
The Stooges - Funhouse: 3.7
Jerry Garcia - Garcia: 3.7
Grand total: 11.3

Wham be the first to break through the seemingly impossible 11.0 point limit.
18Atalanta
Tainted


Conmaniac

Atalanta - Tainted: 3.9
Patrick Watson - Close to Paradise: 3.7
The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower - Dissertation, Honey: 3.6
Grand total: 11.2

So close Con. Great recs!
19James Holden
The Inheritors


danielito19

James Holden - The Inheritors: 3.7
Grand total 3.7

Should've rec'd more in the vein of this and you would have had a shot cos this is banging.
20Jane's Addiction
Nothing's Shocking


TVC15

Manic Street Preachers- The Holy Bible: 2.9
Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space: 3.5
Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking: 3.6
Grand total: 10.0

Jane's Addiction is a real nice surprise.
21Judas Priest
Sin After Sin


tempest--

Judas Priest - Sad Wings of Destiny: 2.5
Judas Priest - Sin After Sin: 3.1
Judas Priest - Stained Class: 3.0
Grand total: 8.6

Placing all your eggs in the same basket eh?
22EZ3kiel
Naphtaline


Azertherion

EZ3kiel - Naphtaline: 3.6
Tangerine Dream - Atem: 3.6
Queen - Queen II: 3.0
Grand total: 10.2

Props for the boldest rec so far in Ez3kiel
23mclusky
McLusky Do Dallas


pjorn

Q and not U - No Kill No Beep Beep : 3.6
mclusky - Mclusky do Dallas : 3.8
Today is the Day - Willpower : 3.3
Grand total: 10.7

Post hxc master?
24Dominik Eulberg
Diorama


TwigTW

Dominic Eulberg - Diorama : 4.2
Gorecki - Symphony No. 3: 3.7
Jukka Nusiainen - Jukka Nusianen: 3.5
Grand total: 11.4

Congrats to our new leader TWIG
25Tempest (Can)
Tempest


ianblxdsoe

Captain, We're Sinking - The Future Is Cancelled: 3.1
Tempest (can) - Tempest: 4.0
The Cure - Pornography: 3.4
Grand total: 10.5

Tempest - check it out yall
26Cap'n Jazz
Shmap'n Shmazz


Joeman82

Cap'n Jazz - Shmap'n Shmazz: 4.0
Strike Anywhere - Change is a Sound: 3.2
Grant total. 7.2

I can't believe I've slept on Cap'n Jazz for so long. Should've changed that Defeater rec ;)
27Cursive
The Ugly Organ


nolerthebowler

Cursive - The Ugly Organ: 3.9
Madvillain - Madvillainy: 3.7
Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why there are mountains: 3.3
Grand total: 10.9

That Cursive album is really something. Right up my alley even tho I wasn't expecting it to be.
28Paavoharju
Laulu Laakson Kukista


plane

The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter: 3.1
Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista: 3.6
Air France - No Way Down: 3.4
Grand total: 10.1

How much acid do you do?
29Yellow Swans
Going Places


EphemeralEternity

Yellow swans - Going Places: 4.0
Exhorder - Slaughter in the Vatican: 3.9
Grand total: 7.9

Sweet drone so sweet.
30Dirty Three
Ocean Songs


worthlessscab

Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime: 3.8
Dirty Three - Ocean Songs: 4.5
Klaus Schulze - Irrlicht: 3.4
Grand total: 11.7

Who are you grand leader?
31Voices From The Lake
Voices From The Lake


Chortles

voices from the lake - voices from the lake: 4.0
andy stott - we stay together: 4.0
bluetile lounge - lowercase: 3.6
Grand total: 11.6

I'm sorry my boy, but you wont get any semlas this time. Props for the Bluetile Lounge rec - I had no idea what to rate it
32Voivod
The Outer Limits


teamster

Rush - Moving Pictures: 3.1
Voivod - The Outer Limits: 3.4
Hum - Downward Is Heavenward: 3.3
Grand total: 9.8

Thanks you my kind sir. Voivod sounded better than I expected.
33Prince
Purple Rain


Jasdevi087

Prince - Purple Rain: 3.6
Cocteau Twins - Treasure: 3.4
Diamanda Galas - Plague Mass: 2.7
Grand total 9.7

I see you tried to do the old switcheroonie on me!
34Faith no More
King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime


Faith No More - King For A Day...: 3.5
Mourning Widows - Furnished Souls For Rent: 2.2
Helmet - Betty: 2.8
Grand total: 8.5

Nu-metal and such are genres that are alien to me I'm afraid. But I bet if you dig these genres Hemlet are banging.
35Typhoon (USA-OR)
White Lighter


bgillesp

Typhoon (USA-OR) - White Lighter: 3.8
Devin Townsend - Ocean Machine: Biomech: 2.4
Ray Lynch - Deep Breakfast: 3.4
Grand total: 9.6

Typhoon is the kind of indie I really can get behind
36Mothercoat
Gohum


Dewinged

The Mad Capsule Markets - 010: 3.5
Mothercoat - Gohum: 3.7
Kila - Luna Park: 3.4
Grand total: 10.6

I like the japanese approach you took. More people need to check Mothercoat
37Regarde Les Hommes Tomber
Exile


Archelirion

Regarde Les Hommes Tomber - Exile: 4.0
Rorcal - Myrra, Mordvynn, Marayaa: 3.9
Thou - Tyrant: 3.4
Grand total: 11.3

So close, no matter how far. I dont ever think I will find Thou to be somehting special I'm afraid
38The Knife
Silent Shout


ArsMoriendi

PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love: 3.8
Can - Tago Mago: 3.6
The Knife - Silent Shout: 3.9
Grand total: 11.3

Can't believe I've waited this long to properly check The Knife.
39Outkast
Aquemini


twwerkcity

Glassjaw - Worship and Tribute: 3.1
Beach Boys - Pet Sounds: 3.2
Outkast - Aquemeni: 3.4
Grand total: 9.7

Wouldn't it be nice. These are all classic albums. Well done sir
40Pat Metheny Group
Offramp


Madbutcher 3

Pat Metheny Group - Offramp: 3.8
Exhumed - Anatomy is Destiny: 3.6
Voivod - Killing Technology: 3.2
Grand total: 10.6

Pat Metheney is like the most overlong but overallt enjoyable album second to The Epic.
41Mort Garson
Plantasia


brokencycle

Mary Lou Williams- Black Christ of the Andes: 3.2
Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom: 3.3
Mort Garson - Plantasia: 3.6
Grand total: 10.1

Exactly the type of recs I was looking for.
42Ryo Fukui
Mellow Dream


brainmelter

Haruka Nakamura - Twilight: 3.4
Ryo Fukui - Mellow Dream: 3.7
Grand total: 7.1

2/3 aint bad heh?
43Pearson Sound
Pearson Sound


ShitsofRain

Pearson Sound - Pearson Sound: 3.6

Beats are banging. This deserves a higher average tbh.
44Linkin Park
One More Light


starboystargirl

Linkin Park - One More Light: 1.1
Grand total: 1.1

[...]
45Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Trout Mask Replica


GhandhiLion

Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Trout Mask Replica: 2.6
Grand total: 2.6

I'm sorry but I don't do drugs at work :(
46Ween
The Mollusk


cryptologous

Ween - The Mollusk: 3.6
Grand total: 3.6

It'll only count one time tho.
47Horseback
The Invisible Mountain


DominionMM1

Horseback- The invisible Mountain: 3.8
Townes van Zandt - Townes van Zandt: 3.7
Rwake - Voices of Omens: 3.7
Grand total: 11.2

Top quality recs. From a top quality user?
48LCD Soundsystem
Sound of Silver


dimsim3478

銀杏BOYZ - 君と僕の第三次世界大戦的恋愛革命: 3.4
LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver: 3.6
Peter Tosh - Equal Rights: 3.0
Grand total: 10.0

J-music all over the place, in a good way.
49Ulcerous Phlegm
International Problems Can't Be Solved By Intern..


Winesburgohio

Nick Drake - Bryter Letter: 3.4
Ulcerous Phlegm - International Problems can't be solved by Intern Nationalism: 3.9
jesu - jesu: 3.8
Grand total: 11.1

Good thing you changed the rec to an awesome jesu album
50Lambchop
Is a Woman


DoofusWainwright

The The - Infected: 3.6
Tiger Lillies - Either or: 3.4
Lambchop - Is a Woman: 3.7
Grand total: 10.7

All good recs my dear sir!
51The Atlas Moth
An Ache for the Distance


0GuyMan0

The Atlas Moth - ...An Ache for the Distance: 3.6
Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime: 3.1
Grand total: 6.7

I mean a 3.4 for the cure still wouldn't help you i'm afraid.
52Edge of Sanity
Crimson


Ocean of Noise

Anathema - Judgement: 2.3
Edge of Sanity - Crimson: 4.0
Tiamat - Wildhoney: 2.9
Grand total: 9.2

Wasn't feeling Anathema at all I'm afraid.
53Emperor
In The Nightside Eclipse


Egarran

Emperor - In The Nightside Eclipse: 3.2
Limbonic Art - In Abhorrence Dementia: 2.4
A Forest of Stars - Beware the Sword You Cannot See: 2.6
Grand total: 8.2

Lot's a cheesy bm here boy?
54Panopticon
Autumn Eternal


kingdedethefifth

Panopticon - Autumn Eternal: 3.0
Panopticon - Roads to the North: 2.6
Grand total: 5.6

I mean one man bm solo projects rarely wet my flute
55Peter Gabriel
Up


neekafat

Coldplay - Viva la Vida: 1.9
Peter Gabriel - Up: 3.2
Dixie Chicks - Home: 1.8
Grand total: 6.9

No you really weren't playing to win
56Funeral Diner
The Underdark


Prancer

Funderal Diner - The Underdark: 4.1
Grand total: 4.1

It's a damn shame I haven't checked this earlier.
57Portishead
Dummy


Valkoor952

O'Brother - Garden Window: 3.6
Deftones - Saturday Night Wrist: 3.3
Portishead - Dummy: 3.9
Grand total: 10.8

Fair score for a fair bunch of recs I'd say.
58The Fall
Live At The Witch Trials


butcherboy

Richard Hell and the Voidoids - Blank Generation: 2.8
The Fall - Live at the Witch Trials: 3.2
The Afghan Whigs - Black Love 2.6
Grand total: 8.6

*shrugs*. Thanks a lot tho. The Fall was a nice surprise.
59The National
Boxer


Royl123

The National - Boxer: 4.0
The Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin: 2.4
Cafe Tacuba - Yo Soy: 3.0
Grand total: 9.4

Im really starting to dig The National as of lately. I don't know what's happening with myself.
60Veliotis / Sugimoto / Kinoshita / Unami
Quartet


nocuffin

chief keef - thot breaker: 1.2
veliotis, unami, sugimoto, kinoshita - quartet: 3.1
scatmother - purulent sublimity: 3.0
Grand total: 7.3

I got to yours Sach
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