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  1. At The Drive-In – Relationship of Command
  2. The National – Alligator
  3. Radiohead – In Rainbows
  4. Brand New – The Devil & God Are Raging Inside Me
  5. Isis - Panopticon
  6. Elliott Smith – Either/Or
  7. Between The Buried & Me - Colors
  8. Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights
  9. Neil Young - Harvest
  10. The Strokes – Is This It?
  11. Radiohead – OK Computer
  12. The Doors - S/T
  13. Weezer – The Blue Album
  14. Mastodon – Leviathan
  15. The Antlers – Hospice
  16. Jeff Buckley - Grace
  17. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
  18. Joyce Manor - S/T
  19. Weezer – Pinkerton
  20. The Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt
  21. Isis - Oceanic
  22. La Dispute – Somewhere At The Bottom of The River
  23. Nirvana - Nevermind
  24. Elliott Smith – Roman Candle
  25. Converge – Jane Doe
  26. Kyuss – Welcome To Sky Valley
  27. Boards of Canada – Music Has The Right To Children
  28. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  29. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
  30. Mastodon – Blood Mountain
  31. Slayer – Reign In Blood
  32. Titus Andronicus – The Monitor
  33. Pelican – The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw
  34. Four Tet – Rounds
  35. Eels – Beautiful Freak
  36. Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine
  37. Arcade Fire - Funeral
  38. The Menzingers – On The Impossible Past
  39. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
  40. State Faults - Desperate/Resonate
  41. Elliott Smith – XO
  42. Tim Hecker – Harmony In Ultraviolet
  43. Brand New – Daisy
  44. Agalloch – The Mantle
  45. The Get Up Kids – Something To Write Home About
  46. Bright Eyes – Fevers & Mirrors
  47. Pixies - Doolittle
  48. Boards of Canada – Geogaddi
  49. Deafheaven - Sunbather
  50. Counting Crows – August & Everything After
  51. As Cities Burn – Hell or High Water
  52. Led Zeppelin - IV
  53. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
  54. The Mars Volta – Deloused In The Comatorium
  55. R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
  56. Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
  57. Deerhunter – Microcastle
  58. Between The Buried & Me – Alaska
  59. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
  60. Cap’n Jazz - Analphabetapolothology
  61. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
  62. Paul Dempsey – Everything Is True
  63. Queens of The Stone Age – Rated R
  64. Cursive – The Ugly Organ
  65. Sigur Ros – Agaetis Byrjun
  66. Tim Hecker – Virgins
  67. Japandroids – Post-Nothing
  68. Tool – Lateralus
  69. DJ Shadow – Endtroducing
  70. Kyuss – Blues For The Red Sun
  71. The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
  72. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works: 85-92
  73. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
  74. Kylesa – Static Tensions
  75. Third Eye Blind – S/T
  76. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
  77. State Faults – Clairvoyant
  78. Neutral Milk Hotel – In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
  79. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Willy & The Poor Boys
  80. The Doors – Morrison Hotel
  81. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
  82. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion
  83. Thrice - Vheissu
  84. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
  85. Battles – Mirrored
  86. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
  87. The Cure – Disintegration
  88. Deftones – White Pony
  89. AJJ – People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People
  90. Say Anything – Is A Real Boy
  91. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
  92. Pink Floyd – Animals
  93. American Football - S/T
  94. Crystal Castles - S/T
  95. Thursday – Full Collapse
  96. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
  97. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There Are Mountains
  98. The xx – S/T
  99. As Cities Burn – Come Now Sleep
  100. Baroness – Blue Record
In b4 'Loveless is too low'. Just a list of my favourite albums in a rough order.
 
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  1. At The Drive-In – Relationship of Command
  2. The National – Alligator
  3. Radiohead – In Rainbows
  4. Brand New – The Devil & God Are Raging Inside Me
  5. Isis - Panopticon
  6. Elliott Smith – Either/Or
  7. Between The Buried & Me - Colors
  8. Interpol – Turn On The Bright Lights
  9. Neil Young - Harvest
  10. The Strokes – Is This It?
  11. Radiohead – OK Computer
  12. The Doors
  13. Weezer – The Blue Album
  14. Mastodon – Leviathan
  15. The Antlers – Hospice
  16. Jeff Buckley - Grace
  17. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
  18. Joyce Manor - S/T
  19. Weezer – Pinkerton
  20. The Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt
  21. Isis - Oceanic
  22. La Dispute – Somewhere At The Bottom of The River
  23. Nirvana - Nevermind
  24. Elliott Smith – Roman Candle
  25. Converge – Jane Doe
  26. Kyuss – Welcome To Sky Valley
  27. Boards of Canada – Music Has The Right To Children
  28. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  29. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
  30. Mastodon – Blood Mountain
  31. Slayer – Reign In Blood
  32. Titus Andronicus – The Monitor
  33. Pelican – The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon The Thaw
  34. Four Tet – Rounds
  35. Eels – Beautiful Freak
  36. Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine
  37. Arcade Fire - Funeral
  38. The Menzingers – On The Impossible Past
  39. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
  40. State Faults - Desperate/Resonate
  41. Elliott Smith – XO
  42. Tim Hecker – Harmony In Ultraviolet
  43. Brand New – Daisy
  44. Agalloch – The Mantle
  45. The Get Up Kids – Something To Write Home About
  46. Bright Eyes – Fevers & Mirrors
  47. Pixies - Doolittle
  48. Boards of Canada – Geogaddi
  49. Deafheaven - Sunbather
  50. Counting Crows – August & Everything After
  51. As Cities Burn – Hell or High Water
  52. Led Zeppelin - IV
  53. The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
  54. The Mars Volta – Deloused In The Comatorium
  55. R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
  56. Arctic Monkeys - S/T
  57. Deerhunter – Microcastle
  58. Between The Buried & Me – Alaska
  59. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
  60. Cap’n Jazz - Analphabetapolothology
  61. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
  62. Paul Dempsey – Everything Is True
  63. Queens of The Stone Age – Rated R
  64. Cursive – The Ugly Organ
  65. Sigur Ros – Agaetis Byrjun
  66. Tim Hecker – Virgins
  67. Japandroids – Post-Nothing
  68. Tool – Lateralus
  69. DJ Shadow – Endtroducing
  70. Kyuss – Blues For The Red Sun
  71. The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead
  72. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works: 85-92
  73. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
  74. Kylesa – Static Tensions
  75. Third Eye Blind – S/T
  76. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
  77. State Faults – Clairvoyant
  78. Neutral Milk Hotel – In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
  79. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Willy & The Poor Boys
  80. The Doors – Morrison Hotel
  81. Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
  82. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion
  83. Thrice - Vheissu
  84. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
  85. Battles – Mirrored
  86. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
  87. The Cure – Disintegration
  88. Deftones – White Pony
  89. AJJ – People Who Can Eat People Are The Luckiest People
  90. Say Anything – Is A Real Boy
  91. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
  92. Pink Floyd – Animals
  93. American Football - S/T
  94. Crystal Castles - S/T
  95. Thursday – Full Collapse
  96. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
  97. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There Are Mountains
  98. The xx – S/T
  99. As Cities Burn – Come Now Sleep
  100. Baroness – Blue Record
In b4 'Loveless is too low'. Just a list of my favourite albums in a rough order.
Not doing a top 100 today, but just wanted to highlight some parallels in our music appreciation. Love all of those bolded albums.

I enjoy your posts and will listen to more of the albums within this list as I'm sure I'll find more I like. Thanks for sharing.
 

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Not doing a top 100 today, but just wanted to highlight some parallels in our music appreciation. Love all of those bolded albums.

I enjoy your posts and will listen to more of the albums within this list as I'm sure I'll find more I like. Thanks for sharing.
Cheers, feel free to post a top 10 or 20 - doesn't have to be an exhaustive list.
 

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1. Honey - Robyn
2. OK Computer - Radiohead
3. Vespertine - Bjork
4. Untilted - Autechre
5. Here, My Dear - Marvin Gaye
6. Confield - Autechre
7. Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
8. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Wilco
9. On the Beach - Neil Young
10. Mezzanine - Massive Attack

11. Is This Desire? - PJ Harvey
12. The Moon and Antarctica - Modest Mouse
13. Nowhere - Ride
14. Listen Without Prejudice - George Michael
15. In Rainbows - Radiohead
16. Blood on the Tracks - Bob Dylan
17. Older - George Michael
18. Meddle - Pink Floyd
19. Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
20. Bedtime Stories - Madonna

21. Kid A - Radiohead
22. In Utero - Nirvana
23. Erotica - Madonna
24. Midnight Marauders - A Tribe Called Quest
25. Abbey Road - The Beatles
26. Amber - Autechre
27. Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea - PJ Harvey
28. Before Hollywood - The Go-Betweens
29. Achtung Baby! - U2
30. Chiastic Slide - Autechre

31. Priest = Aura - The Church
32. The Tension & the Spark - Darren Hayes
33. Debut - Bjork
34. NTS Sessions 1-4 - Autechre
35. Animals - Pink Floyd
36. Low - David Bowie
37. Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
38. Amnesiac - Radiohead
39. Faith - George Michael
40. The Queen is Dead - The Smiths

41. The Fool - Warpaint
42. Closer - Joy Division
43. Suck it And See - The Arctic Monkeys
44. Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles
45. Succour - Seefeel
46. Exai - Autechre
47. Temple of Low Men - Crowded House
48. Hunky Dory - David Bowie
49. Stanley Climbfall - Lifehouse
50. Getz/Gilberto - Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto

51. Illmatic - Nas
52. Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones
53. Lonesome Crowded West - Modest Mouse
54. Blue Lines - Massive Attack
55. Sky Blue Sky - Wilco
56. Leviathan - Mastodon
57. Diva - Annie Lennox
58. Dummy - Portishead
69. Pygmalion - Slowdive
60. Being There - Wilco

61. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
62. Aenima - Tool
63. Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
64. Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook - Ella Fitzgerald
65. True Blue - Madonna
66. Protection - Massive Attack
67. The Colour of Spring - Talk Talk
68. A Moon Shaped Pool - Radiohead
69. Tonight's the Night - Neil Young
70. Woodface - Crowded House

71. AM - The Arctic Monkeys
72. Post - Bjork
73. Tender Prey - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
74. Without You I'm Nothing - Placebo
75. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not - The Arctic Monkeys
76. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
77. Blade Runner - Vangelis
78. Ray of Light - Madonna
79. Fear of a Black Planet - Public Enemy
80. Unit - Regurgitator

81. Kind of Blue - Miles Davis
82. Draft 7.30 - Autechre
83. How I'm Feeling Now - Charli XCX
84. No More Shall We Part - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
85. Cosmogramma - Flying Lotus
86. Sign o' the Times - Prince
87. Anna Calvi - Anna Calvi
88. Prose Combat - MC Solaar
89. Aaliyah - Aaliyah
90. The Electric Lady - Janelle Monae

91. Wincing the Night Away - The Shins
92. The Sunnyboys - The Sunnyboys
93. Ocean Rain - Echo & the Bunnymen
94. Remain in Light - Talking Heads
95. Clube da Esquina - Milton Nascimento & Lo Borges
96. Head Hunters - Herbie Hancock
97. One Breath - Anna Calvi
98. Illadelph Halflife - The Roots
99. Madonna - Madonna
100. Larks' Tongues in Aspic - King Crimson
 
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La Dispute & I have 9 in common (LaDi/me)

OKC (11/2)
Leviathan (14/56)
In Rainbows (3/15)
WPSIA, TWIN (56/75)
Queen is Dead (71/40)
Loveless: (76/61)
LCW (84/53)
YHF (91/8)
Animals: (92/35)

93 of mine are 1967-2013, couple before & after.
 
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La Dispute & I have 9 in common (him/me)

OKC (11/2)
Leviathan (14/56)
In Rainbows (15/3)
AM (56/71)
Queen is Dead (71/40)
Loveless: (76/61)
LCW (84/53)
YHF (91/8)
Animals: (92/35)
All pretty big zeitgiest LP's, but my Arctic Monkey's nod is actually the first album.

Reckon Animals will end up climbing over the years.
 

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All pretty big zeitgiest LP's, but my Arctic Monkey's nod is actually the first album.

Reckon Animals will end up climbing over the years.
Fixed (with little real change lol)

Animals, Amnesiac and Aenima all took turns as my #2 around 2006-07 when I was finishing school and heading out into the world, each fallen away a bit since then but stabilised.
 
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Not a criticism, just an observation.

Interesting, and quite impressive to have a top 100 with zero(?) black/Asian etc artists and two(?) female vocalists.

Some lovely albums in the list.
Just on that, interesting to read Pitchfork's top 100 albums and tracks of 2020. Fair to say that they've "read the room"
 

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Not a criticism, just an observation.

Interesting, and quite impressive to have a top 100 with zero(?) black/Asian etc artists and two(?) female vocalists.

Some lovely albums in the list.
/racist

Decent observation. 2020 was probably the first year I’ve got into jazz, but I could imagine in future years John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy would be in there.

Both MAAD City and TPAB would have been on the cusp, but I haven’t listened to either enough, plus Blonde, which is a total mood album. Flower Boy would be another that i reckon will make the list in a couple of years. Otherwise I haven’t listened to much black music.

In terms of Asian artists, I like Boris and Boredoms, but they haven’t become staples yet. Flood would be a close nomination, but Boris hasn’t migrated it to Spotify yet.

Cant say much for female artists. Soviet Kitsch by Regina Spektor is an obvious exclusion, which probably deserves to be there. I was sure I put Dummy in, but it hadn’t come up? Otherwise there just aren’t a heap of female artists I listen to.
 

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I would like to highlight again that I was in no way being critical.
Just being cheeky. Nina Simone is a another one I can see featuring in coming years, but again, I’ve only really started taking an interest this year.
 

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My 25 favourites in no particular order:

Panda Bear - Person Pitch
John Phillips - John, the Wolf King of LA
Tom Petty - Wildflowers
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers - Back in Your Life
Paul Simon - Paul Simon
Real Estate - Days
Weezer - Blue Album
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
The Beatles - Rubber Soul
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day
The Cure - Disintegration
Joanna Newsom - Ys
The Strokes - Room on Fire
Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
Sufjan Stevens - Carrie and Lowell
Tim Buckley - Goodbye and Hello
Alex G - House of Sugar
Animal Collective - Feels
Frank Ocean - Blonde
Sports - Naked All the Time
Holy sh*t - Stranded at Two Harbors
Alex Cameron - Forced Witness
The Smiths - The Queen is Dead
The Avalanches - We Will Always Love You (early but I'm so impressed by this)
 

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I found this a difficult task to narrow it down to 100 albums and then put them in some sort of order. Plenty of good albums have missed out. This is what I’ve come up with today but it would probably be a lot different on another day.

Stevie Wonder’s Fulfillingness’ First Finale was the easiest. It is by far my favourite album. Unfortunately, I rarely listen to it now because if I do, the songs keep swirling around in my head and repeating over and over for weeks and weeks.

There are a lot of albums in the lists already posted, by artists I haven’t listened to or in some case never heard of. I'm looking forward to listening to some of them. I guess a lot depends on the era you grew up in.


1. Stevie Wonder - Fulfillingness’ First Finale
2. Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
3. The Allman Brothers Band – Brothers and Sisters
4. Spectrum - Terminal Buzz (Live)
5. Donny Hathaway – Live
6. Ry Cooder – Paradise and Lunch
7. Rickie Lee Jones – Rickie Lee Jones
8. Weather Report – Blackmarket
9. Weather Report – Heavy Weather
10. Joni Mitchell – Shadows and Light
11. Tal Wilkenfeld - Love Remains
12. The Edgar Winter Group – They Only Come Out at Night
13. The Derek Trucks Band - Already Free
14. Lizz Wright – Dreaming Wide Awake
15. Imelda May – Life Love Flesh and Blood
16. Eva Cassidy – Live at Blues Alley
17. Alanis Morrisette - Jagged Little Pill
18. Jim Conway – Jim Conway
19. Fourplay – Fourplay
20. Jeff Beck – Emotion and Commotion
21. Eva Cassidy – Songbird
22. Donald Fagen – Morph the Cat
23. Donald Fagen - The Nightfly
24. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
25. Steely Dan – Aja
26. Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Waters
27. The Beatles – Revolver
28. Little Steven – Soulfire
29. Country Joe McDonald - Paradise and Lunch
30. Free – All Right Now
31. Lizz Wright – Salt
32. Bachelor Girl - Waiting For The day
33. Steely Dan – Gaucho
34. Joni Mitchell – The Hissing of the Summer Lawns
35. Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love
36. John Mayer – Heavier Things
37. Daryl Hall - Laughing Down Crying
38. Diana Krall - Live in Paris
39. Russell Morris – Sharkmouth
40. Jeff Beck – Blow by Blow
41. Russell Morris – Van Dieman’s Land
42. Tears for Fears – The Seeds of Love
43. The Doors – LA Woman
44. John Lee Hooker -The Healer
45. Van Morrison - Hymns To The Silence
46. Stevie Wonder – Innervisions
47. Crosby, Stills and Nash – 1969
48. Adele – 21
49. Earl Klugh – Finger Paintings
50. Nathan East – Nathan East
51. John Mayer – Continuum
52. Hans Thessink and Terry Evans – Delta Time
53. John Lennon – Walls and Bridges
54. Etta James – At Last
55. The Dingoes - Five Times The Sun
56. Rita Coolidge - Anytime Anywhere
57. The Beatles – Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Band
58. Robert Randolph and the family Band – Walk This Road
59. Paul Young – No Parlez
60. Van Morrison - A Night In San Francisco(Live)
61. Joni Mitchell – Hejira
62. Joni Mitchell – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter
63. Lynard Skynard – Street Survivors
64. Julie Driscoll – Jools
65. Robert Randolph and the Family Band – Colorblind
66. Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
67. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
68. Stevie Wonder – Talking Book
69. Larry Carlton – Sleepwalk
70. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – Raising Sand
71. Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey
72. Don Alder – Not a Planet
73. George Benson – Weekend in LA
74. John Farnham – Whispering Jack
75. Rita Coolidge – Out of the Blues
76. KD Lang – Hymns of the 49th Parallel
77. Sophie B. Hawkins – Tongues and Tails
78. George Michael – Symphonica
79. Bonnie Raitt - Nick Of Time
80. Nora Jones – Come Away With Me
81. Phoebe Snow – Against the Grain
82. Skyhooks – Living in the Seventies
83. The Carpenters – Now and Then
84. Phil Collins - No Jacket Required
85. Van Morrison - Inarticulate Speech of the Heart
86. Robert Plant – Band of Joy
87. The Buggles – Video Killed the Radio Star
88. Van Morrison - Days Like This
89. Carole King – Tapestry
90. Sal Kimber And & The Rollin' Wheel
91. Seal – Seal
92. The Bamboos – 4
93. Modern Jazz Quartet – Space
94. INXS – kick
95. The Corrs - Talk on Corners
96. Thelma Houston and The Pressure Cooker
97. Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running
98. Crossfire - Direct To Disc
99. Joe Beck & David Sanborn - Beck & Sanborn
100. Various Artists - Music From Free Creek
 
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My Top 40 of Australian Albums by year

The Atlantics – Now It’s Stomping Time 1963
Masters Apprentices – Fully Qualified 1965-72
The Loved Ones – Magic Box 1967
Blackfeather – At The Mountains Of Madness 1971
Spectrum – Milesago 1971
Various Artists - Morning Of The Earth 1971
Chain – Towards The Blues 1972
Digby Richards – Harlequin 1972
Spectrum/Murtceps – Terminal Buzz 1973
Ariel – A Strange Fantastic Dream 1973
Galapagos Duck – The Removalists 1974
Skyhooks – Living In The Seventies 1974
Marcia Hines – Marcia Shines - 1974
Ayres Rock – Big Red Rock 1974
Ross Ryan – I Am Pegasus 1974
Max Merritt – A Little Easier 1975
Richard Clapton – Girls On The Avenue 1975
The Dingoes – Five Times The Sun 1977
Little River Band – Diamantina Cocktail 1977
Crossfire – Direct To Disc 1978
ACDC – Highway To Hell 1979
Icehouse – Flowers 1980
ACDC – Back In Black 1980
Cold Chisel – East 1980
Men at Work – Business As Usual 1981
Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons – The Sound Of 1983
John Farnham – Whispering Jack 1986
INXS – Kick 1987
David Hirshfelder - Welcome to the Nightclub of My Mind 1989
Icehouse – Great Southern Land 1989
The Backsliders – Hellbound 1991
Diviynls – Make You Happy 1997
Bachelor Girl – Waiting For The Day 1998
Jim Conway – Jim Conway 2008
Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel - Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel 2011
The Backsliders – Starvation Box 2011
Russell Morris – Sharkmouth 2012
Russell Morris – Van Diemans Land 2014
Dan Sultan – Blackbird 2014
Tal Wilkenfeld – Love Remains 2019
 
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Decent observation. 2020 was probably the first year I’ve got into jazz, but I could imagine in future years John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and Eric Dolphy would be in there.

Both MAAD City and TPAB would have been on the cusp, but I haven’t listened to either enough, plus Blonde, which is a total mood album. Flower Boy would be another that i reckon will make the list in a couple of years. Otherwise I haven’t listened to much black music.

In terms of Asian artists, I like Boris and Boredoms, but they haven’t become staples yet. Flood would be a close nomination, but Boris hasn’t migrated it to Spotify yet.

Cant say much for female artists. Soviet Kitsch by Regina Spektor is an obvious exclusion, which probably deserves to be there. I was sure I put Dummy in, but it hadn’t come up? Otherwise there just aren’t a heap of female artists I listen to.
As far as Jazz goes I can recommend Weather Report's, Blackmarket and Heavy Weather albums.
A female artist that I can also recommend is Australia's, Tal Wilkenfeld and her album "Love Remains". She's an amazing Bass player, wonderful songwriter. Her lyrics paint pictures and she's a great singer. Well worth having a listen to.
 
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I made this list quite a while ago

1. Chaos Divine - The Human Connection (2011)
2. Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970)
3. Ne Obliviscaris - Portal of I (2012)
4. Karnivool - Sound Awake (2009)
5. Devin Townsend Project - Epicloud (2012)
6. Be'lakor - Stone's Reach (2008)
7. Metallica - Ride the Lightning (1984)
8. Boston – Boston (1976)
9. Cog - Sharing Space (2008)
10. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970)

11. Devin Townsend Project - Ghost (2011)
12. Devin Townsend – Empath (2019)
13. Be'lakor - Of Breath & Bone (2012)
14. Insomnium - Above the Weeping world (2006)
15. Gojira - From Mars to Sirius (2005)
16. Rainbow - Rising (1976)
17. Amorphis - Tales from the thousand Lakes (1994)
18. Opeth - Blackwater Park (2001)
19. Insomnium - Across the dark (2009)
20. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the moon (1973)

21. Karnivool - Themata (2005)
22. Gojira - L'enfant Sauvage (2012)
23. In Flames - The Jester Race (1996)
24. Strapping Young Lad – City (1997)
25. Radiohead – OK Computer (1997)
26. The Doors - L.A Woman (1971)
27. Anathema - Weather Systems (2012)
28. Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987)
29. Metallica - ...And Justice for All (1988)
30. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)

31. Iron Maiden – The Number of the beast (1982)
32. Megadeth - Rust in Peace (1990)
33. Mastodon – Crack the skye (2009)
34. Harakiri for the Sky - Arson (2018)
35. Dream Theater - Images and Words (1994)
36. Living Colour – Pride (1988)
37. Sigur Ros - Valtari (2012)
38. Gang of Youths – The Positions (2015)
39. Alcest - Les Voyages de l'ame (2012)
40. Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)

41. Architects – Holy Hell (2018)
42. Guns n Roses - Appetite for Destruction (1987)
43. Devin Townsend – Ocean Machine (1997)
44. Captain Beyond - Sufficiently Breathless (1973)
45. Eluveitie - Everything Remains (As it never was) (2010)
46. Tool - Lateralus (2001)
47. Vektor - Terminal Redux (2016)
48. Psycroptic – The inherited repression (2012)
49. The Sword - Age of Winters (2006)
50. Abstract Void - Back to Reality (2018)

51. Devin Townsend Band - Accelerated Evolution (2003)
52. Woods of Ypres - Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light (2012)
53. Tycho – Dive (2011)
54. Dissection - Storm of the light's bane (1996)
55. Klone – Here Comes the Sun (2016)
56. Katatonia – The Great Cold Distance (2006)
57. Riverside – Love, fear and the time machine (2015)
58. Deftones – Gore (2016)
59. Wintersun – Time I (2012)
60. Okera – A Beautiful Dystopia (2012)

61. Gyroscope – Breed Obsession (2008)
62. Paradise lost – The plague within (2015)
63. Epica – Design your universe (2009)
64. Testament - The Ritual (1992)
65. Judas Priest - Painkiller (1990)
66. Mono – Hymn to the immortal wind (2009)
67. This Will Destroy You - Young Mountain (2006)
68. Behemoth – I loved you at your darkest (2018)
69. Chelsea Wolfe – Pain is Beauty (2013)
70. Queen – A Night at the opera (1975)

71. Entombed – Wolverine Blues (1993)
72. Immolation - Majesty & Decay (2010)
73. Agalloch – The Mantle (2002)
74. Amenra – Mass VI (2017)
75. Within Temptation – The heart of everything (2007)
76. Ulcerate – Vermis (2013)
77. Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley (1994)
78. Leprous - Pitfalls (2019)
79. Hashshashin – Badakhshan (2019)
80. London Grammar - Truth is a Beautiful Thing (2017)

81. Church of misery – And then there were none… (2016)
82. Hands like houses – Anon. (2018)
83. Korn – The Serenity of suffering (2016)
84. No Mono - Islands Part 1 (2018)
85. Osaka Punch - Voodoo Love Machine (2012)
86. Ripe – joy in the wild unknown (2018)
87. Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion (2012)
88. King crimson – in the court of the crimson king (1969)
89. Jinjer – Macro (2019)
90. Sleepmakeswaves – Love of cartography (2014)

91. Refused – The Shape of Punk to Come (1998)
92. Kvelertak – Kvelertak (2011)
93. Black Sabbath – Heaven & Hell (1980)
94. Trivium – Ascendancy (2005)
95. Rage against the machine – rage against the machine (1992)
96. Twelve foot ninja – Silent machine (2012)
97. Alter Bridge - Blackbird (2007)
98. Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures (1979)
99. Fleshgod Apocalypse – Veleno (2019)
100. AC/DC - Highway to Hell (1979)

Then i did a hell of a lot of honourable mentions

Bob Marley and the Wailers - Legend
Lamb of god – Ashes of the wake
Gloryhammer – Tales from the kingdom of fife
Lagerstein – Drink til we die
Caligula's horse - The tide, the thief & rivers end
Caligula's horse - in contact
Pantera – Cowboys from Hell
Pantera – Vulgar display of power
Jimi Hendrix – Are you experienced?
Anathema – The optimist
Opeth – Ghost Reveries
Opeth - Damnation
Kansas – Kansas
Machine Head - Unto the locust
Motorhead - the world is yours
Diablo swing orchestra - sing-along songs for the damned and delirious
orange goblin - time travelling blues
Awaken I am – blind love
Parkway drive – horizons
No mono – islands part 2
God is an Astronaut – All is violent, all is bright
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Karnivool – Asymmetry
Devin Townsend Project - Addicted
Death – the sound of perserverance
Steven Wilson – To the Bone
Equilibirum – Sagas
Mastodon - Leviathan
Puya – Puya
Cream – Disraeli Gears
Dead Letter Circus – This is the warning
Frank Zappa – Joe’s Garage
Bullhorn - Players/Sounds
Eliott - Bold Enough
Psychedelic Porn crumpets - and now for the whatchamacallit
Violent soho - Waco
DZ Deathrays - Bloody lovely
Fat Picnic - Get out of my fridge
Placebo - sleeping with ghosts
The cat empire - Two shoes
King Gizzard & the lizard wizard - Nonagon infinity
King Gizzard & the lizard wizard - Flying microtonal banana
The Bennies - Rainbows in space
Chelsea Wolfe – Unknown Rooms: A collection of acoustic songs
Anthrax - Among the Living
The Bronx – The Bronx (III)
Slayer – God Hates Us All
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Breaking Orbit – Time Travellers
Foreigner - 4
Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
Led Zeppelin – IV
Deftones – Koi No Yoken
The Bamboos - 4
Iron maiden – The book of souls
Iron Maiden – Powerslave
Scale the summit – the collective
Yellowcard – Ocean Avenue
Gyroscope – Sound shattering sound
Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American
Breaking Benjamin - Phobia
Bullet for my valentine – Gravity
Paramore – Brand new eyes
Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park – Meteora
Killswitch engage – The End of Heartache
Pagan – Black Wash
Queens of the stone age – Songs for the deaf
Kalmah – they will return
Heaven Shall Burn – Iconoclast
Chronolyth – Sovereign
Daysend – within the eye of chaos
The Butterfly Effect - Imago
A Breach of silence – Dead or alive
Skindred - Roots rock riot
Kyuss - Blues for the red sun
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood sugar sex magik
Powderfinger – Odyssey number 5
Tool – Aenima
Archspire – Relentless Mutation
Twelve foot ninja – Outlier
King Parrot – Bite your head off
Allegeaon – Apoptosis
Meshuggah - Obzen
Sydonia – Given to Destroyers
Arch Enemy – War Eternal
Taberah – Necromancer
Yes – Fragile
Meshiaak – Mask of all Misery
Explosions in the sky – how strange, innocence
Killswitch Engage – The End of Heartache
Chronolyth – Sovereign
Graveyard – Graveyard
Russian circles – Empros
Alchemist - Spiritech
Hobo magic – the world today
 

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