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67 - 17: the absolute

i'm a follower and a swallower / local resident succumbs to peer pressure and makes a list emulating better members and you won't BELIEVE what happens next *beyonce eye roll gif*
1Love
Forever Changes


setting the scene, 1967.
2The Jazz Composer's Orchestra
The Jazz Composer's Orchestra


1968.
3Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Trout Mask Replica


If ur mind isn't composed of dissonant guitar lines that you bop along to arhytmtically on ur down time then you're no friend of mine. 1969.
4Miles Davis
Bitches Brew


If ur mind isn't composed of vaguely dischordant trumpet lines that you bop along to arhythmically on ur down time then you're no friend of mine. 1970. Apologies to Anthony Braxton - For Alto.
5Barbara Perlow and Frantz Casseus
Haitiana


1971.
6Yes
Close to the Edge


1972.
7John Fahey
Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice)


with apologies to: Joao Gilberto; Catch A Fire. Also Guila Bustabo who should be here but i can't be fucked adding her to the database. 1973.
8McCoy Tyner
Enlightenment


1974. RUNNERS UP: King Crimson - Red, Neil Young - On the Beach.
9Bob Dylan
Blood on the Tracks


i do it for you honey-baby can't you tell. 1975.
10 Ilhan Mimaroglu
Face the windmills, turn left.


1976. Apologies to:

Kaoru Abe - Mort a Credit
Fernando Grillo - Fluvine
11Talking Heads
Talking Heads: 77


1977.
12Steve Reich
Music for 18 Musicians


1978. Consolation Prize:

Cheryl Lynn - Cheryl Lynn
Robbie Basho - Visions of the Country
13Polly Bradfield
Solo Violin Improvisations


i want to fuck a violin. 1979. achingly close second: Robert Ashley - Automatic Writing
14Jacki Apple
The Mexican Tapes


1980. Sound Collage.
15Grace Jones
Nightclubbing


1981. Sophisticated Pop.
16Jandek
Chair Beside a Window


1982. Outsider folk.
17Sonic Youth
Confusion is Sex/Kill Yr Idols


1983.

Big Country - The Crossing also marvelous.
18The Smiths
The Smiths


Bookended by two of the best tracks of the decade; the others aren't too shabby either!!! 1984.
19Kaija Saariaho
A Portrait of Kaija Saariaho


1985.
20Arthur Russell
World of Echo


a trap mash-up of this called "World of Coco". 1986.
21Ramleh
Hole in the Heart


1987.
22Pixies
Surfer Rosa


literally tied with Daydream Nation but i've loved this one longer. uhh. 1988.
23 Oum Kalthoum
1926, Volume 1


SHAKE UR BODY LIKE A BELLYDANCER. 1989.
24Herbert Distel
La Stazione


1990.
25Talk Talk
Laughing Stock


1991.
26Henryk Gorecki
Symphony No. 3, Op. 36


1992.
27Wu-Tang Clan
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)


apologies to

Bronislaw Huberman, Agustin Barrios, Lady Bee.
28The Shadow Ring
Put the Music in Its Coffin


1994. also this year:

Bedhead - WhatFunLifeWas
Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime
Lo Key - Test my nutz
Unwound - New Plastic Ideas
Weezer - Blue Album
29Brainbombs
Obey


1995.
30DJ Shadow
Endtroducing...


fucks sake 1996 was a good year but i literally turned down a one-night stand once so i could go home and listen to this so.

see also: Harvey Milk - Courtesy and Goodwill Towards Men
Jeff Mills - Live at the Liquid Room Tokyo
N.O.D. Niggaz of Destruction
Mo*Te - Life in a Peaceful New World
Nirvana - From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
31AMM
Before Driving To The Chapel We Took Coffee...


who else's best album comes like 30 years after they formed? 1997.

Everyone Asked About You would be here but it feels weird adding an EP, no matter how perfect.
32The Shadow Ring
Hold onto I.D.


best fucking band. 1998.
33American Football
American Football


1999.
34Radiohead
Kid A


Y2k (2000).
35cLOUDDEAD
cLOUDDEAD


2001. fuck 'em if they can't take a joke. can't be bovvered adding the Ives Ensemble's string quartet II into the database lol
36William Basinski
The Disintegration Loops I


2002. Year of Klono and Trammies.
37Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway


eughhh this was hard. 2003.

Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf - Big Shots
Kayo Dot - Choirs of the Eye
Keith Rowe - Duos for Doris
Off Minor - The Heat Death of the Universe
Anco - Here Comes the Indian

coulda been contenders
38Sachiko M / Toshimaru Nakamura / Otomo Yoshihide
Good Morning Good Night


2004. a Ulysses for millennials.
39Veliotis / Sugimoto / Kinoshita / Unami
Quartet


2005. pipped at the post:

Anco - Feels
Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
David Thomas Broughton - The Complete Guide to Insufficiency
Julius Eastman - Unjust Malaise
4G - Cloud
40Sunshine Has Blown
Sunshine Has Blown


lush af eai 4 2006. close to this quality:

Arctic Monkeys -- Whatever People say, that's what i'm not
Burial - s/t
Jason LaScaleet - The Pilgrim
Voices of North American Owls
Andrew Chalk - Blue Eyes of the March
DJ Yo-Yo Dieting - Dormant Mirrors / Drum
41The National
Boxer


2007.
42Kevin Drumm
Imperial Distortion


2008, closely followed by The Breadwinner uwu.
43Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion


2009.
44Flying Lotus
Cosmogramma


fucking great year personally and musically. these were also crucial formative experiences:

DJ Rashad - Just a Taste
Women - Public Strain
Graham Lambkin / Jason Lascaleet - Air Supply
Harvey Milk - A small turn of human kindness
Vampire Weekend - Contra
Nikos Veliotis - Slugabed
Off Cells - 60/40
Child Abuse - Cut and Run
45MURAL
Live at the Rothko Chapel


2011.
46Francisco Meirino
Undetected


2012. Runner up = Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
47The National
Trouble Will Find Me


2013. two main runners up are hontatedori and the 20/20 experience in case u were curious
48Sun Kil Moon
Benji


2014.
49Takahiro Kawaguchi / Utah Kawasaki
Amorphous Spores


2015.
50Reed Evan Rosenberg / Ethan Tripp
Medium Rude


2016
51Mark Templeton
Gentle Heart


thingken of life :'( here in 2017.
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