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Hidden gems

Stuff that I think deserves more attention/unknown ear candies. Check it out.
1The monorchid
Who put out the fire?

Cool 90s post-punk with snotty vocals and at times insane noodly guitars

Bass and drum metal duo. Sort of thrash + punk and creepy keyboard overdubs. Very heavy and fun.
Mechanical Royalty

Criminally undiscovered this hip hop group made a killer record with experimental beats and almost 0%wackness. Probably the first underground hip hop record I heard and it still gets listened to on a regular basis over a decade later. Been recc'ing this for years but still needs more love.
4Ex Models
Other Mathematics

Maybe if talking heads played weirder time signatures and didn't listen to so much fela kuti they would've sounded like this. Maybe.
Dad, jr

Although not nearly as rambunctious and full of punk energy as their live shows, this is a good representation of youthful exuberance and well-crafted songwriting from a band that wasn't legally allowed to drink at the time.
Dane On

God I love this fucking album. Very noisy and unapproachable at first... but subtle melodies and hidden in there somewhere. Definitely loud but also slow and grooves to the max. The drummer plays with no crash so it's a lot of 6/8 time sort of beats that are as pelvis-thrust-y as they are headbang-y. Lots of distorted bass and noise.
7The Festival of Dead Deer
The Many Faces of Mental Illness

Lots of versions of this according to discogs but the record I have of this slays for days.
8Fly Pan Am
Ceux Qui Inventent N'ont Jamais VĂ©cu (?)

I guess technically this is a Godspeed side project and I guess technically it doesn't have enough ratings.
9Skull Kontrol

Sort of 90's math. Not sure how to describe this.
10The Coathangers
The Coathangers

Silly punk that's also heartfelt. Really funny and simple. They have quite the catalog but start with the first and go from there.
11Black Eyes
Black Eyes

This isn't totally unknown but pjorn wrote an extremely good review for this and it's a great album so check it out
Bye Bye Berta

Weird and lo-fi. Lots of off-kilter rhythms and strange melodies. Very weird. Contains a weird cover of " stayin' alive." A bunch of weird short songs, around the one minute mark, and weird structures. Did I mention weird?
13The Blood
False Gestures for a Devious Public

This record is very ambitious, especially for punk. Catchy but gnarley, fast but tuneful, punk with variety. It borders on Oi! But isn't cheap and has some really interesting lyrics and subject matter.
14Cats And Cats And Cats
Mother Whale

I haven't checked the ratings on this but I'm sore it's low.
15The Chinese Stars
Heaven On Speed Dial

Sassy and dance-y. All three of their albums are good and it's fun to listen to their progressions.
16Arab on Radar
Rough Day At The Orifice

Classic noise band and very STUPID in a good way
17Christian Death
Only Theatre of Pain

Not that underrated but still unappreciated. Cool gothic post-punk with a depressed Frieza on vocals.
18Coke Bust
Lines In The Sand

Not super into straight-edge hardcore but this band wails.
19The Crucifucks
The Crucifucks

Annoying weird punk with a pissed of Steve Buscemi on vocals
20The Dead Milkmen
Big Lizard in My Backyard

This has 72 ratings. For shame Sputnik!
21Emmylou Harris
Elite Hotel

She's big in the country world but Sputnik has slept on her. She's got a pretty good catalog of consistent albums but most of them are cobers. Her original songs are mediocre at best.
22Fearless Iranians From Hell
Foolish Americans / Holy War / Die for Allah

This fucking band. Thrashing punk with and outrageous concept. No wonder this band never got big. B
23Fela Kuti
The '69 Los Angeles Sessions

HUGE in Africa and other parts of the world. However, this Nigerian genius never broke through in the US with his brand of adfro jazz-funk. Tony Allen is one of the best drummers ever.
Kicker In Tow

Clang-y Ass post rock
25Pink and Brown
Shame Fantasy II

Lightning Bolt-esque from the singer of thee oh sees
26Soiled Doves
Soiled Doves

Post-punk with racket vocals from the high-pitched singer of the blood brothers. The guitar work is neat
27Ornette Coleman
Change of the Century

Everyone loves shape of jazz but his whole discography is pretty phenomenal.
Love Visions

Punk rock but lo-fi and singer-songwriter vibes. Really fun and simple.

Mean guy vocals and strange noise punk
Daddy Has A Tail!

Well shit I just wrote a review for this but I still think it needs more attention.
31John Lydon
Psycho's Path

Lydons solo shit has gone largely unnoticed but there is s lot of great stuff here especially if you are high. The title track sort of sounds like what Radiohead would do for a few albums.
We Know You Suck

Skate punk. Classic
33Hot Nerds
Strategically Placed Bananas

Noisyass synth hardcore punk.
34Foxy Shazam

This album in particular. Mostly this band sucks with their anthemic stadium bullshit... but this record... holy shit does it hit me like a ton of bricks every time I hear it
35Del tha Funkee Homosapien
No Need For Alarm

I think dels solo albums are really good and people should get over 3030 a bit
36Articles of Faith
Complete, Vol. 1: 1981-1983

Great political punk containing one of the most epic punk songs in history, "false security"
37Battalion of Saints

Another great punk band overlooked
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