All-time Favorite Albums

Alphabetical (by band)

AC/DC - Back In Black
1980 / hard rock
Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
2009 / nu-rock
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85 - 92
1992 / intelligent dance music, homebrew-techno
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works II
1994 / ambient electronica
Autechre - Amber
1994 / ambient electronica, intelligent dance music
Autechre - Tri Repetae
1995 / ambient techno, intelligent dance music
Bauhaus - In The Flat Field
1980 / post-punk, goth rock
Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique
1989 / sampledelic funky hip-hop
Beastie Boys - Check Your Head
1992 / sampledelic funky hip-hop
The Beatles - Rubber Soul
1965 / rock
The Beatles - Revolver
1966/ rock
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1967 / early psychedelic rock
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour
1967 / early psychedelic rock
The Beatles - "The White Album"
1968 / rock-n-roll
The Beatles - Let It Be... Naked
1970/2003 / rock
Beck - Sea Change
2002 / mellow emo rock
Beck - Morning Phase
2014 / mellow emo rock
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
1970 / heavy rock, early metal
Blind Faith - s/t
1969 / bluesy psych rock
Boards of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children
1998 / intelligent dance music, electronica
Dave Brubeck - Time Out
1959 / jazz
Donald Bryd - Electric Byrd
1970 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust
1972 / glam-rock
Can - Tago Mago
1971 / prog-rock, rock-jazz fusion
Can - Future Days
1973 / prog-rock, rock-jazz fusion
The Cars - s/t
1978 / new wave rock
Tracy Chapman - s/t
1988 / folk-rock
Chapterhosue - Whirlpool
1991 / shoegaze
The Charlatans UK - Some Friendly
1990 / manchester groove rock
The Charlatans UK - Between 10th and 11th
1992 / manchester groove rock
The Chemical Brothers - Exit Planet Dust
1995 / electronica, big beat
Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard
1974 / warm rock
Chick Corea - Return to Forever
1972 / brazilian jazz-fusion, kozmigroov
Chick Corea / Return to Forever - Light as a Feather
1973 / brazilian jazz-fusion, kozmigroov
The Church - Starfish
1988 / emo indie-rock
The Clash - London Calling
1979 / post-punk rock
The Cinematic Orchestra - Motion
1999 / nu-jazz-groove, kozmigroov
Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
1990 / ethereal dreamy synth rock
Ornette Coleman - The Shape of Jazz to Come
1959 / free jazz
Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda
1970 / cosmic spiritual jazz, kozmigroov
John Coltrane - Blue Train
1958 / jazz
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
1965 / spiritual jazz
The Comet Is Coming - Trust in The Lifeforce of The Deep Mystery
2019 / cosmic jazz, 21st century jazz
Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young - Deju Vu
1970 / folk-rock
David Crosby - If I Could Only Remember My Name...
1971 / folk-rock
Cujo - Adventures In Foam
1996 / drum-n-bass-n-jazz
The Cure - Head On The Door
1985 / emo rock
The Cure - Disintegration
1989 / emo rock
Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue
1959 / modal jazz
Miles Davis - In A Slient Way
1969 / modal cosmic jazz, kozmigroov
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
1970 / cosmic jazz groove fusion, kozmigroov
Miles Davis - In Concert
1973 / cosmic jazz groove fusion, kozmigroov
Miles Davis - Panthalassa
1998 / reconstructed cosmic jazz groove fusion, kozmigroov
Depeche Mode - Violator
1990 / synth dance pop
Dire Straits - Making Movies
1980 / rock
Directions In Music - s/t
1996 / instrumental out-rock
The Doors - The Doors
1967 / early psychedelic rock
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
1972 / folk-rock
George Duke - the inner source
1973 / cosmic jazz-groove, kozmigroov
George Duke - Faces In Reflection
1974 / cosmic jazz-groove, kozmigroov
Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks
1974 / folk-rock
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
1977 / soft-rock
Fugazi - 13 Songs
1989 / post-punk
Peter Gabriel - "Melt"
1980 / art-rock
Peter Gabriel - Passion
1989 / world fusion
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
1971 / soul, rhythm-n-blues
Goldie - Timeless
1995 / drum-n-bass
Jose Gonzalez - In Our Nature
2007 / electrified folk-rock
Grateful Dead - Cornell 5/8/77
1977 / acid folk-rock
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
1966 / modal jazz
Herbie Hancock - Mwandishi
1970 / cosmic spiritual groove jazz, kozmigroov
Herbie Hancock - Sextant
1973 / cosmic spiritual groove jazz, kozmigroov
Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
1973 / cosmic jazz funk, kozmigroov
Herbie Hancock - Thrust
1974 / cosmic jazz funk, kozmigroov
Herbie Hancock - Flood
1975 / cosmic jazz funk, kozmigroov
Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul
1969 / soul, rhythm-n-blues
Eddie Henderson - Realization
1973 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
Eddie Henderson - Inside Out
1974 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
Eddie Henderson - Sunburst
1975 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced
1967 / early psychedelic rock
Jimi Hendrix - Electric Ladyland
1968 / psychedelic blues rock
Jimi Hendrix - Live At Berkeley
1970 / heavy psychedelic blues rock
Interpol - Turn On the Bright Lights
2002 / indie-rock
Jane's Addiction - Nothing's Shocking
1988 / heavy trip rock
Jawbox - Novelty
1992 / post-punk, indie-rock
Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow
1967 / early psychedelic rock
Jesus Jones - Liquidizer
1989 / dance-rock
Joy Division - Unknown Pleasures
1979 / goth-rock
Joy Division - Closer
1980 / goth-rock
The Keyboard Circle - 1976
1976 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
King Tubby - Dub From The Roots
1974 / reggae dub
Kruder & Dorfmeister - The K&D Sessions
1998 / downtempo electronica
Fela Kuti - London Scene
1971 / afro-jazz-beat
Fela Kuti - Expensive Shit
1975 / afro-jazz-beat
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin I
1969 / heavy stoner rock
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
1969 / heavy stoner rock
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
1971 / heavy stoner rock
Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains The Same
1973 / heavy stoner rock
LFO - Frequencies
1991 / techno, electro-house, acid idm
Lorde - Pure Heroine
2013 / indie electro-pop
Lush - Gala
1990 / blissful heavy shoegaze
Bob Marley - Exodus
1977 / reggae dub
Bob Marley - Legend
1984 / reggae dub
John Martyn - Solid Air
1973 / electrified folk-rock
Curtis Mayfield - Roots
1971 / soul, rhythm-n-blues
Meat Beat Manifesto - Satyricon
1992 / industrial dance
Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um
1959 / jazz
Joni Mitchell - Hejire
1976 / out post-folk-rock
Roy Montgomery - Temple IV
1996 / drone rock, slocore shoegaze
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
1968 / jazz folk-rock
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
1991 / shoegaze
New Order - Movement
1981 / new wave
New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies
1983 / new wave
Nine Inch Nails - Pretty Hate Machine
1989 / dark industrial synth emo
Nirvana - Nevermind
1991 / hard alt-rock
Orbial - Orbital 2
1993 / techno
Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted
1992 / lo-fi indie-rock
Peace Orchestra - s/t
1999 / downtempo electronica, chill-out
Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
2009 / nu-rock
Pink Floyd - Dark Side of The Moon
1973 / trip rock
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
1975 / trip rock
Pink Floyd - Delicate Sound of Thunder
1988 / trip rock
Pixies - Doolittle
1989 / indie-rock
Polygon Window - Surfing On Sine Waves
1993 / techno, intelligent dance music
Portishead - Dummy
1994 / trip-hop
Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
1988 / intelligent hip-hop
Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet
1990 / intelligent hip-hop
Radiohead - Ok Computer
1997 / indie-rock
Radiohead - Kid A
2000 / nu-rock
R.E.M. - Murmur
1983 / indie-rock
R.E.M. - Green
1988 / indie-rock
Ride - Nowhere
1990 / shoegaze
The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
1971 / rock-n-roll
Rush - Moving Pictures
1981 / prog-rock
Rush - Exit... Stage Left
1981 / prog-rock
DJ Shadow - Entroducing
1996 / downtempo trip-hop
Shellac - At Action Park
1994 / math rock
Slint - Spiderland
1991 / math rock
Smashing Pumpkins - Gish
1991 / epic heavy rock
Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
1993 / epic stadium rock
Lonnie Liston Smith - Expansions
1974 / cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
1975 / blues rock
Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation
1988 / epic post-punk
Soundgarden - Badmotorfinger
1991 / hard stoner grunge rock
Squarepusher - Hard Normal Daddy
1997 / programmed drum-n-bass
Steely Dan - Aja
1977 / yatch-rock
The Stone Roses - s/t
1989 / manchester groove rock
Sven Van Hees - Gemini
1999 / downtempo electronica
Talking Heads - Remain in Light
1980 / new wave, indie-rock
Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
2010 / psychedelic rock
Tame Impala - Live Versions
2014 / psychedelic rock
Amon Tobin - Bricolage
1997 / drum-n-bass-n-jazz
Amon Tobin - Permutation
1998 / drum-n-bass-n-jazz
Tortoise - Millions Now Living Will Never Die
1996 / instrumental out-rock
Tosca - Suzuki
2000 / downtempo electronica dance
Erik Truffaz - The Mask
2000 / modern cosmic jazz groove, kozmigroov
U2 - Boy
1980 / indie-rock
U2 - The Joshua Tree
1987 / indie-rock
Van Halen - Van Halen
1978 / hard rock
Van Halen - 1984
1984 / hard pop-rock
Velvet Underground - Loaded
1970 / proto-punk indie-rock
Ryley Walker - Primrose Green
2015 / psychedelic folk-rock
The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
2014 / psychedelic rock
The Who - Who's Next
1971 / hard rock
Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
2002 / indie-rock
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
1973 / soul
Yes - yessongs
1972 / prog-rock