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5.0 classic
Autechre Confield
Can Tago Mago
Evgeni Koroliov Die Kunst Der Fuge
Iannis Xenakis 1: Chamber Music 1955-1990
Infest No Man's Slave
J Dilla Donuts
John Coltrane A Love Supreme
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
Pierre Hantai Variations Goldberg BWV 988
Ricercar Consort The Musical Offering
Talking Heads Remain in Light
Yes Close to the Edge

4.5 superb
Alban Berg Quartett Beethoven: The Late String Quartets
Arnold Schoenberg Arnold Schoenberg 2: Streichquartette I-IV
Assuck Misery Index
Basic Channel Quadrant Dub
Gustav Leonhardt Goldberg Variations
Gustav Mahler Symphonies - Complete (Vaclav Neumann)
Mahmoud Ahmed Éthiopiques 7: Erè mèla mèla
Miles Davis In a Silent Way
Pierre Boulez Anton Webern: Complete Works Opp 1-31

4.0 excellent
Alice Coltrane Journey in Satchidananda
Anthony Shakir Frictionalism 1994-2009
Perhaps the best techno/house compilation out there? I'm certainly nowhere near experienced enough to make a solid statement like that but who else can presume of making a 3 and a half long
compilation of techno and not have a single track be disposable? Just listen to the bassline from Roaming or the energy of The Fake Left, or the beauty of Arise (A good entry song for fans of the
likes of Discovery-era Daft Punk) and you'll understand why this is a holy grail within circles of techno fans.
Aphex Twin Drukqs
Arghoslent Hornets of the Pogrom
Arthur Russell World of Echo
Assuck Anticapital
Bathory Blood Fire Death
Bathory Under the Sign of the Black Mark
Cantus Colln / Konrad Junghanel Johannes-Passion Version IV (1749)
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica
Cecil Taylor Nailed
Chico Buarque Construção
It has been a long time... Actually I can't recall the last time an album wrapped itself around my quite the way this did. I can't recall when was the last time an album enthralled me with its painstaking beauty to the extent that this has. This is gorgeous, gorgeous music, music that evokes every soft, airy feeling of calmness and warmth at its most "Ballad-y" and even at its most intense and melancholic ("Construo"). Everyone, and I do mean *everyone* should listen to this. At leat once. But they really should listen to it multiple times.
Clipse Hell Hath No Fury
Coroner No More Color
Corrupted Se Hace Por Los Suenos Asesinos
Crossed Out Crossed Out
D'Angelo Voodoo
David Bowie Station to Station
diSEMBOWELMENT Transcendence into the Peripheral
Fela Kuti Roforofo Fight
Ghazal As Night Falls on the Silk Road
How do you get more mesmerizing than this? How can you listen to the "My Eyes, My Heart" without picturing yourself in an entirely alien, unknown world with just enough similarities that it feels beautiful and fascinating just observing it? How can the grandness of "Traces of the Beloved" not feel like living observing the stars forever? I'm starting to think Hindustani Classical Music is one humanity's greatest inventions. It seems every time I listen to it or something inspired it, I'm more amazed than anything since the last HCM-inspired work.
Hatred Surge Deconstruct
Henry Flynt You Are My Everlovin' / Celestial Power
Horatiu Radulescu Streichquartett No. 4, Op. 33
Jeff Mills Live at the Liquid Room, Tokyo
John Coltrane Ascension
John Fahey Fare Forward Voyagers (Soldier's Choice)
Jorge Ben África Brasil
Judee Sill Heart Food
Whenever I think I've heard all the lovely voices the human ear could listen to an album like this comes along and completely destroys that belief, and that makes me so happy
Kanye West The College Dropout
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
La Petite Bande Matthaus-Passion
Madvillain Madvillainy
Michael Mayer Fabric 13
Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges Clube da Esquina
Morton Feldman String Quartet No. 2
Necrophobic The Nocturnal Silence
Ornette Coleman Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation
Prince Dirty Mind
Slayer Show No Mercy
Sonny Sharrock Black Woman
T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou Zoundegnon Bernard 'Papillon' guitariste principal
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Revolver
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
Various Artists An England Story
Various Artists Ethiopian Soul and Groove
Weekend Nachos Torture
Weekend Nachos/Lack Of Interest Split EP
Damn, damn, damn! Is all I can say. Their last couple of records aren't bad, but I did not think
WN could sound this good ever again - Easily on the level of Torture and Punish and Destroy at
least. These 5 minutes alone are better than the existence of the load of Spazz/Crossed Out/Man Is
The Bastard wanna be shitslitters we get today for Powerviolence. Here, instead of just playing
droney sludge with some vaguely hardcoreish moments, with 5 minutes WN figure they'd just throw
all the hardcore in and leave the sludge second and got damn it works. It's hard to argue that
something like this could honestly be among your favorites because it's so brutally short, but
I've been listening to this release non stop for well over half a year now with over 300 plays
(and that's only based on and none of these tracks have gone stale, so I'd be lying to
myself if I told you I didn't love this to death. Fabulous job; I'm gonna miss these fucking
pricks. ---- Oh yeah, and Lack of Interest is there as well. They're pretty cool too, check them
out. But damn that A side tho.

3.0 good
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Some of the hooks on this thing are so so so so bad it's like how did they not die of embarrassment writing them and the production is HOLY CHRIST bad but you know what fuck it I'm gonna forgive them just for that first track. And One Armed Scissor.rTHIS STATION IS NON OPERATIONALLLLLL
Bathory Bathory
Camel Mirage
Chico Hamilton The Dealer
Cursed II
Dave Holland Conference of the Birds
David Bowie Low
Di Melo Di Melo
Discordance Axis The Inalienable Dreamless
DJ Funk Booty House Anthems
If this don't make yo booty move yo booty must be dead
DJ Rashad I Don't Give A Fuck
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Dr. Dre 2001
Fela Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood
Fela Kuti Fela's London Scene
G.I.S.M. Detestation
High Rise II
Jackie Mclean Destination Out!
James Carr You Got My Mind Messed Up
John Coltrane Giant Steps
Johnny Dyani Witchdoctor's Son
Lee Dorsey Yes We Can
Maurizio MCD
Omar S The Best!
Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced
Ulcerate Shrines of Paralysis
Various Artists New Orleans -The Original Sound of Funk 1960-1975
Various Artists African Scream Contest
Nowhere near as intense and abrasive as its name might imply (Or terribly psychedelic for that matter), but somehow that doesn't matter at all because what you're getting here is still one of the best packages around - Analog Africa's debut does not disappoint, bringing a variety of afro-filled sounds from one of Africa's best hidden secret scenes in Togo and Benin, dropping some of the tightest funk around with plenty of Fela Kuti and James Brown for fans, and a slight Latin flavor for extra exoticism. I don't wanna be in the same place as you if the drums on "Ou C'est Lui Ou C'est Moi" or the chants on "Le Super Borgou De Parakou" don't get you going at all.
Weekend Nachos Unforgivable
Weekend Nachos Punish and Destroy
Wire Pink Flag
Young Thug Slime Season 3
Young Thug JEFFERY

2.0 poor
American Football American Football
Amnesia Scanner Angels Rig Hook
Antioch Arrow Gems of Masochism
Art Blakey Moanin'
The title track is bomb as fuck. The rest of the album never quite reaches that and has some
pretty boring moments but for the most part stays very enjoyable if not completely outstanding. As
a whole though, the album is worth it for its title track alone - Immediately infectious,
invigorating, and endlessly listenable, it might not be breaking new grounds, but it is everything
a jazz tune should be.
Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore Sunset Mission
There is actually some pretty atmospheric stuff going on here - Problem is that every track is 100% exactly the same and there aren't memorable melodies or rhythms attached to any particular track to make that worth it. It's all just one long drawl of rainy imagery and saxophones. And at 70 minutes long, it wears well thin.
Drake Take Care
Drake Nothing Was the Same
Drake Views
Erykah Badu Baduizm
Fleshcrawl Descend Into the Absurd
Frank Ocean Blonde
Genesis Foxtrot
John Coltrane My Favorite Things
Kalaparusha Maurice McIntyre Humility in The Light of The Creator
Miles Davis Miles Smiles
The 13th Floor Elevators Easter Everywhere
The Beatles Rubber Soul
Tommy Wright III On The Run
Weekend Nachos Worthless

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