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'57 // '17 , a copycat list // or the "guide"
1John Coltrane
Blue Train


1957 // runner-up // Miles Davis - 'Round About Midnight
2Miles Davis
Ascenseur pour l'echafaud


1958 // runner-up // Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else
John Cage - Fontana Mix
3Howlin Wolf
Moanin' in the Moonlight


1959 // runner-up // Sun Ra - Jazz In Silhouette
Ornette Coleman - The Shape Of Jazz To Come
4Krzysztof Penderecki
Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima


1960 // runner-up // John Coltrane - Lush Life
John Coltrane and Don Cherry - The Avant-Garde
Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain
5John Coltrane
Africa/Brass


1961
6Bill Evans
Moon Beams


1962 // runner-up // John Coltrane - Coltrane Plays The Blues
7James Brown
Live At The Apollo


1963 // runner-up // Sandy Bull - Fantasias For Guitar & Banjo
8Terry Riley
In C


1964 // runner-up // Herbie Hancock - Empyrean Isles
Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch!
9Bob Dylan
Highway 61 Revisited


1965 // runner-up // John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
The Beach Boys - Today!
Wayne Shorter - Speak No Evil
10The Beach Boys
Pet Sounds


1966 // runner-up // John Coltrane - Kulu Se Mama
The Monks - Black Monk Time
11Phil Ochs
Pleasures of the Harbor


1967 // runner-up // The Mothers Of Invention - Absolutely Free
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
12Nico
The Marble Index


1968 // runner-up // The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat
Silver Apples - Silver Apples
13The Mothers of Invention
Uncle Meat


1969 // runner-up // Phil Ochs - Rehearsals For Retirement
Frank Zappa - Hot Rats
Scott Walker - Scott 4
14Tim Buckley
Starsailor


1970 // runner-up // King Crimson - Lizard
The Stooges - Fun House
Soft Machine - Third
15Pink Floyd
Meddle


1971 // runner-up // David Bowie - Hunky Dory
King Crimson - Islands
Elton John - Madman Across The Water
16Yes
Close to the Edge


1972 // runner-up // David Bowie - The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
17The Who
Quadrophenia


1973 // runner-up // Can - Future Days
John Cale - Paris 1919
Lou Reed - Berlin
18King Crimson
Red


1974 // runner-up // The Residents - Meet The Residents
Van Morrison - Veedon Fleece
Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
19Henry Cow
In Praise of Learning


1975 // runner-up // Magma - Live
Steve Hackett - Voyage Of The Acolyte
Neil Young - Tonight's The Night
20Harmonium
L'Heptade


1976 // runner-up // The Enid - In The Region Of The Summer Stars
Ryo Fukui - Scenery
21Television
Marquee Moon


1977 // runner-up // David Bowie - Low
Brian Eno - Before And After Science
Iggy Pop - The Idiot
Douji Morita - A Boy
22Yellow Magic Orchestra
Yellow Magic Orchestra


1978 // runner-up // Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians
23Sparks
No. 1 in Heaven


1979 // runner-up // Talking Heads - Fear Of Music
David Bowie - Lodger
24David Bowie
Scary Monsters


1980 // runner-up // Talking Heads - Remain In Light
Kate Bush - Never For Ever
Joy Division - Closer
25This Heat
Deceit


1981 // runner-up // The Durutti Column - LC
Electric Light Orchestra - Time
26Kate Bush
The Dreaming


1982 // runner-up // John Cale - Music For A New Society
Laurie Anderson - Big Science
27Ryuichi Sakamoto
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence


1983 // runner-up // Lewis - L'Amour
28Manuel Gottsching
E2-E4


1984 // runner-up // Minutemen - Double Nickels On The Dime
Harold Budd And Brian Eno - The Pearl
29Kate Bush
Hounds of Love


1985 // runner-up // Prefab Sprout - Steve McQueen
Brian Eno - Thursday Afternoon
30Prince
Parade


1986 // runner-up // Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Your Funeral...My Trial
31David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive


1987 // runner-up // Voivod - Killing Technology
32The Enid
The Seed and the Sower


1988 // runner-up // LaSalle Quartet - Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht; Streichtrio
Foetus - Thaw
33The Blue Nile
Hats


1989 // runner-up // After Dinner- Paradise Of Replica
Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
34Prefab Sprout
Jordan: The Comeback


1990 // runner-up // Robert Johnson - The Complete Recordings
Ride - Nowhere
George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1
35My Bloody Valentine
Tremolo


1991 // runner-up // Talk Talk - Laughing Stock
36Ryuichi Sakamoto
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights


1992 // runner-up // Death In June - But, What Ends When The Symbols Shatter?
Moonshake - Eva Luna
37X Japan
Art Of Life


1993 // runner-up // Slowdive - Souvlaki
38Basic Channel
Quadrant Dub


1994 // runner-up // Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
Alice In Chains - Jar Of Flies
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Let Love In
Manic Street Preachers - The Holy Bible
Lilys - Eccsame The Photon Band
39Kenji Kawai
Ghost in the Shell: Original Soundtrack


1995 // runner-up // Slowdive - Pygmalion
The Flaming Lips - Clouds Taste Metallic
David Bowie - Outside
40Swans
Soundtracks for the Blind


1996 // runner-up // Weezer - Pinkerton
Ryuichi Sakamoto - 1996
41Soundtrack (Anime)
The End Of Evangelion


1997 // runner-up // Stereolab - Dots And Loops
Portishead - Portishead
.O.rang - Herd Of Instinct
42Massive Attack
Mezzanine


1998 // runner-up // Ulver- Themes From William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Sunny Day Real Estate - How It Feels To Be Something On
43The Flaming Lips
The Soft Bulletin


1999 // runner-up // Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
The Olivia Tremor Control - Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1
Fiona Apple - When The Pawn [...]
Coil - Musick To Play In The Dark
44Ulver
Perdition City


2000 // runner-up // Boris - Flood
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
Songs: Ohia - Ghost Tropic
D'Angelo - Voodoo
Radiohead - Kid A
45Fugazi
The Argument


2001 // runner-up // Maudlin Of The Well - Bath
46Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain


2002 // runner-up // Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
David Bowie - Heathen
The Residents - Demons Dance Alone
Merzbow - Merzbeat
47David Sylvian
Blemish


2003 // runner-up // Kayo Dot - Choirs Of The Eye
Boris - Boris At Last -Feedbacker-
Boris - Akuma No Uta
Soundtrack (Video Game) - Metroid Prime
Xiu Xiu - A Promise
48Nujabes/Fat Jon
Departure


2004 // runner-up // Converge - You Fail Me
Shugo Tokumaru - Night Piece
49Coil
The Ape Of Naples


2005 // runner-up // Animal Collective - Feels
Nujabes - Modal Soul
50The Knife
Silent Shout


2006 // runner-up // Scott Walker - The Drift
Kayo Dot - Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
51Radiohead
In Rainbows


2007 // runner-up // Midori - Second
LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver
Saul Williams - The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust
52Midori
Aratame Hajime Mashite Midori Desu


2008 // runner-up // Kayo Dot - Blue Lambency Downward
Have A Nice Life - Deathconsciousness
Deerhunter - Weird Era Cont.
53St. Vincent
Actor


2009 // runner-up // The Flaming Lips - Embryonic
Weatherbox - The Cosmic Drama
David Sylvian - Manafon
54Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest


2010 // runner-up // Ryuichi Sakamoto - Playing The Piano
Shining (NOR) - Blackjazz
Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
55Noir Noir
V.I.T.R.I.O.L.


2011 // runner-up // James Blake - James Blake
56Laurel Halo
Quarantine


2012 // runner-up // Swans - The Seer
57Ichiko Aoba
0%


2014 // runner-up // Have A Nice Life - The Unnatural World
Swans - To Be Kind
A Slow Descent - A Slow Descent
White Suns - Totem
The Body - I Shall Die Here
The Flaming Lips - 7 Skies H3
Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
58Prurient
Frozen Niagara Falls


2015 // runner-up // Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Revenant
Preoccupations [lol] - Viet Cong
Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, girl
59Deakin
Sleep Cycle


2016 // runner-up // Fire! - She Sleeps, She Sleeps
David Bowie - Blackstar
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
Stimming - Alpe Lusia
Grouper - Paradise Valley
60Ryuichi Sakamoto
Async


2017 // as of now // runner-up // Avey Tare - Eucalyptus
Boris - Dear
Slowdive - Slowdive
Max Richter - Three Worlds: Music From Woolf Works
A/T/O/S - Outboxed
Brian Eno - Reflection
Goldfrapp - Silver Eye
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