|ryus: top 20|
ive definitely done this before but my taste is ever-changing. not ranked. favorite song on each listed as well
that melody on ghosts is just the best thing ever aint it? one of the most memorable moments in music. ayler's a god on the sax.
GHOSTS: FIRST VARIATION
You Turn Me On
the most essential twee/noise/pop whatever album. the culmination of a great back catalog. godsend is perfect.
Enta Da Stage
there is nothing more fun than the gang-vocal choruses. buckshot is one of the best MCs of all time for sure. influential shit.
WHO GOT DA PROPS
|4||Boards of Canada|
there are some pretty fucking fascinating articles about this album online. there's so much to dissect here. engrossing.
|5||Boards of Canada|
Music Has the Right to Children
this is probably #1 and has been for a while. nothing makes me feel like this album does. ive listened to this album more than any other album but i still find new details that pop out to me each time. not a wasted second here. an incredibly special album.
TURQUOISE HEXAGON SUN
insane production. crazy ahead of its time.
None So Vile
succinct, brutal, and beautifully performed. my favorite metal album...
Triumph Through Spears Of Sacrilege
...but this is a close second. truly evil shit.
PREACHING FOR MASS SUICIDE
|9||David Thomas Broughton|
The Complete Guide to Insufficiency
theres something incredibly endearing about his guitar playing and vocals. a bleak but beautiful album.
EVER ROTATING SKY
expensive shit is about as good, but the ridiculous history behind this album puts it on top for me.
maybe the most comforting album ive ever heard. it all feels so warm.
the structure is brilliant. each musician is in top form, creating a dizzying, cathartic, exuberant masterpiece. coltranes best, better than a love supreme.
ASCENSION EDITION II
one banger after another. terrific use of vocals. get lost in the groove.
incredibly clever lyricism backed by madlib's best beats.
the pinnacle of trip-hop. incredible atmosphere. the album flows beautifully. each vocalist is perfect. blissful.
In a Silent Way
cool, calm, cosmic.
IN A SILENT WAY / IT'S ABOUT THAT TIME
get lost in the groove .
I CAN'T KICK THIS FEELING WHEN IT HITS
|18||My Bloody Valentine|
as mesmerizing on the 100th listen as it is on the 1st. let that fuzz ensconce you in its warmth. this brings me to another planet like no other album.
WHEN YOU SLEEP
|19||Sun Kil Moon|
his lyrical style on this album fascinates me. you either love it or you hate it. blue crab cakes.
BEN'S MY FRIEND
The Queen Is Dead
greatest band ever. moz and marr are perfect. the best of a near-impeccable discography.