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09.03.17 The Real Genre King09.01.17 Genre kings- part 9
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Rec me classics (dedes version)

I will not even lie-this is a blatant ripoff of Asleep's list, which I believe is a fantastic idea. The difference here however is that I don't plan on having "winners" of sorts, unless of course by popular demand you guys want a top 10 (if this even gains any traction at all). The rules? There are none. Rec me an album I haven't heard that you consider a real C L A S S I C, and i'll jam it, give my opinion, and then I will give you a signed copy of my debut noise rock/indie jazz album. Have fun my friends.
1Dismember
Like an Ever Flowing Stream


Any genre is game my boys, any genre.
2Today Is the Day
Willpower


Griff stop giving me so many good rec's first Warning now this?
Man this album is absolutely insane. Their are moments of unhinged, animalistic aggression which often transition into parts that are much more graceful and psyched- out, making the whole experience very unsettling. This album is the soundtrack to a generally sweet young boy coming unglued and murdering his family. What also amazes me about this record is while retaining a perfectly executed atmosphere, it has some awesome hooks as well, with riffs that fuckin groove and really intriguing drum patterns, which is of course paired by what is (in my opinion) the star of this record- the vocals. They're is a massive level of diversity that evoke both feelings of bliss and feelings of terror, through some very well used soft- loud dynamics. 4.7/5.
3Down
NOLA


Kompys
4 Frederic Chopin
Nocturne 13, Op.48


Gagnonov
5Bad Religion
No Control


Thanks for the rec Dctarga!

This was an extremely fun ride and mostly what I expected based on my (limited) experience with Bad Religion. It's charged with fuzzy punk riffs, melodic vocal hooks and speedy drum fills. Everything is concise and everything has its place on this album, which is great. It is mildly unfortunate just how short this album actually is (clocking in at 26 minutes), but I would certainly rather a short burst of intensity than an album drawn out past its due. 4.2/5.
6Razor
Evil Invaders


Dikko Zinner
7Spiritualized
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space


Adolf Christ
8Vomir
Claustration


Would a stale cigarette butt suffice?
I'm going to make two statements about this record. 1)- this is not what I expected. Being a person completely uneducated in harsh noise/pe/industrial (that whole supergroup) I didn't know what I could expect. My second statement, before I get into how I feel about this, is that I do understand why someone could enjoy this. Perhaps it allows some people to zone out and relax, and so I think it'd be unfair to see this through a traditional musical lense. That being said, the only reeling I got from this was, well, nothing. Maybe it is through this "nothing" some people can mellow out, but to me this felt like one hour or just another sound. 2.5/5.
9Pulp
Different Class


TVC15

Hm, i'm having a difficult time deciding what I think of this album. While being simultaneously fun and soothing it also comes across as campy and almost a bit irritating. The breathy vox off of "Common People" come across as tryhard sexy while also being a nice fun bit of flair. There are many examples of such duality off this album so I won't list all of them, but overall I am left with a feeling of being unsure after listening to this album. Over time it might grown on me/off me, but for now i'm thinking 2.8/5.
10Tiamat
Wildhoney


Dinosaur
11Ghost Atlas
Gold Soul Coma


Rec by Steakbyrnes

This ruled. It's passionate, has some dramatic flair from some hella good vox, and...I guess that's all I have to say. It's just fun, powerful post-hardcore. 3.8/5
12And Also The Trees
(Listen for) the Rag and Bone Man


UniqueUniverse
13Virgin Steele
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: Part II


Scoob
14The Chariot
Long Live


Sinternet
15James Taylor
James Taylor


I promise you drifter I WILL check Snoop Dogg tho
16The Microphones
The Glow Pt. 2


I was really pleasantly surprised by this. The album has a whole was incredibly warm and made me feel like I was traveling the vast expanse of a lucid dream. The vocals are soothing and feeble, like the warm flow of a dying candlelight, and the various instrumentation (namely that wondrous acoustic) provide the perfect backing to this. There were some small slip ups, i.e the rather awkward disjointed section in "I felt my size" (and to be honest I'm not sure what the point of 6 minutes of fuzz near the end was) but otherwise this album was fantastic. 4.4/5
17Three 6 Mafia
Mystic Stylez


Avagantamos
(I believe I heard one track from this and I didn't quite love but hell lets hope this is something I dig.)
18Typhoon (USA-OR)
White Lighter


Bgillesp
19Gigantic Brain
I Swallow 16 Red Planets


AnimalsAsSummits
20Bear vs. Shark
Terrorhawk


Joeman82

This was fun and eclectic and I can certainly see why you chose it (definitely a drummers choice cut, eh?). This album was wild and joyous, between bouncing guitar riffs and hardcore shouts and spits of fury. Passionate and fun. What more could I ask for? 3.8/5.
21The Crimson Armada
Guardians


Betray (I really wanna listen to this tbh)
22Ulver
Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler


Thanks for the rec Ovrot you glorious fucker

Dude, this was bloody gorgeous. Everything just melted into this perfect dreamy haze and there were more than a few moments where I got totally lost in this record. The sweeping acoustics, hypnotic choircs and clean vocals and that cold, traditional black metal riffage filled every second of this album with sweet, sweet beauty. Hell, even the bass had a nice thick tone to it which allowed the record to resonate a bit more and feel more full. None of this of course is to leave out the drumming or vocals, the former having a killer drum fill in the beginning that sets the pace perfectly while the latter (whilst hardly being "versatile") is the perfect, whisper-like rasp an album like this deserves. Whilst when dissected each instrument certainly more than impresses, I do think that it is how everything comes together that makes this a glorious goddamn record. 4.8/5, probably a 5 idk.
23Count to Altek
Imodius Forms: Millenium Flux


TheYearis1999
Where am I
4.3/5
24Amia Venera Landscape
The Long Procession


Thank you my man Marsbro!

I loved this. There is an unparalleled level of seething anger that bites from vicious shouts, dissonant guitar riffs and an insanely pummeling drum performance, all within a more progressive context. Moments of ambiance and beauty offset the sheer aggression as does the winding nature of most of the songs. There are seldom moments with this album dissapoints (I do wish that heavy "breakdown" lasted beyond a mere second in "Marasm", but I digress), and many moments where this album seems like a crackling light ready to burst from the seams of a pitch-dark enclosure. It's a perfect mix of post-metal and hardcore. 4.5/5.
Edit- 5/5. Everything is so perfectly balanced and interlocked here and I also think I just found my new second favorite drummer.
25Off Minor
The Heat Death of the Universe


Spluger
26Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Henry's Dream


Dbizzles
27Silverchair
Neon Ballroom


Coldheaven
28Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind


Rec by ZombieToyDuck

This is far from the band that released emo-tinged pop rock single "Semi-Charmed Life" ain't it? There's a diverse range of emotions displayed here, ranging from life-threatening sadness to the recollecting of fond (albeit hazy) memories. There are some rather dark subject matters that are crooned or sung with barely a whisper for a voice, or perhaps they are screamed in sudden outbursts. No matter which of these is chosen, there is an undeniable sense of honesty rawness and passion that permeates this album, which is equally due to some stellar guitar work (the guitar riffs off this album seriously are heart-melting and WILL make you flutter). The record starts off in an anthemic outburst with "Losing A Whole Year" and ends with the perfect heartbroken acoustic ballads on "Motorcycle Drive-By" and "God of Wine" (the former may very well be my favorite track off this album). I could rant for awhile about this but since i've reached my comment count, 4.6/5.
29The Avalanches
Since I Left You


Another great rec here Friv :)
I love the hybrid of gorgeous, chill vibes and bouncy dance beats on this record. They blend seamlessly and yet they create such a vast contrast of emotions on this record. There are both moments of serenity and moments of tremendous crescendos, all of which constitute of electronic renditions of older styles of music. This is really fun and unique and I can definitely see myself chillin' out to this. 4.6/5
30The Mountain Goats
Get Lonely


Snox/Astral Abortis
31Of Machines
As If Everything Was Held In Place


SexualManChocolate
32Brian Eno
Another Green World


Spacesh1p
33Bruce Springsteen
Born To Run


AsleepInTheBack
34Snoop Dogg
Tha Blue Carpet Treatment


Drifter
(Ill add this in because I will probably keep putting off listening to Snoop otherwise)
35My Bloody Valentine
Loveless


Aberf
(I missed this one apparently???)
36Fire! Orchestra
Ritual


Dewinged
(And this one???????????????????????)
37Disillusion
Back To Times of Splendor


Aiwaz
38The Brave Little Abacus
Just Got Back From the Discomfort - It's Alright


Trebor.
39Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy


DinosaurJones
40Tokyo Jihen
Dynamite Out


CalculatingInfinity
41Robert Wyatt
Rock Bottom


Rigma aka big rig
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