13 yrs of Top 10 albums
I just found records of my Top 10 albums going back to 2000. I wish i had more as I've been compiling since mid-90's. Oh well. Here goes:
1. eels - Daisies of the Galaxy
2. Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump
3. Radiohead - Kid A
4. Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour of Bewilderbeast
5. Elliott Smith - Figure 8
6. Sonic Youth - NYC Ghosts & Flowers
7. Ween - White Pepper
8. Belle & Sebastian - Fold Your Hands Child
9. Cat Power - The Covers Album
10. Yo La Tengo - And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
1. Unwound - Leaves Turn Inside You
2. Stephen Malkmus - s/t
3. The Strokes - Is This It?
4. The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
5. Evan Dando - Live at the Brattle Theater
6. Weezer - "green album"
7. Gorillaz - s/t
8. The Get Up Kids - Eudora
9. Dump - That Skinny Motherfucker With The High Voice?
10. The Frogs - Hopscotch Lollipop
1. Sonic Youth - Murray Street
2. Hrvatski - Swarm & Dither
3. Squarephusher - Do You Know Squarepusher?
4. RJD2 - Deadringer
5. DJ Spooky - Optometry
6. Venetian Snares - Winter in the Belly of a Snake
7. Milemarker - Satanic Versus
8. Max Tundra - Masered by Guy at The Exchange
9. Cex - Tall, Dark and Handcuffed
10. Kid606 - The Action Packed Mentalist Brings You The Fucking Jams
1. Cex - Being Ridden
2. Cex - Maryland Mansions
3. Kool Keith - Presents Thee Undertakerz
4. µ-Ziq - Bilious Paths
5. Venetian Snares - Find Candace
6. Cat Power - You Are Free
7. Lightning Bolt - Wonderful Rainbow
8. Jay-Z - The Black Album
9. Evan Dando - Baby I"m Bored
10. Ween - Quebec
1. Ghostface Killah - The Pretty Toney Album
2. Sonic Youth - Sonic Nurse
3. RJD2 - Since We Last Spoke
4. Sage Francis - Sickly Business
5. Bjork - Medulla
6. Passage - The Forcefield Kids
7. The Faint - Wet From Birth
8. Venetian Snares - Huge Chrome Cylandar Box Unfolding
9. Madvillain - Madvillainy
10. Clouddeaded - Ten
1. Dangerdoom - The Mouse And The Mask
2. MF Doom - Special Herbs 9 + 0
3. LCD Soundsystem - s/t
4. Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth
5. Beck - Guero
6. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Culture Vol 1
7. Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust
8. Fiona Apple - Extraordinary Machine
9. Devo - Live 1980
10. Gorillaz - Demon Dayz
1. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
2. Melvins - A Live History of Gluttony
3. Kid606 - Pretty Girls Make Raves
4. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
5. The Rapture - Pieces of the People We Love
6. Justin Timberlake - FutureSex/LoveSounds
7. The Lemonheads - s/t
8. Mos Def - Tru3 Magic
9. The DFA - Remixes Chapter One
10. The DFA - Remixes Chapter Two
1. Deerhunter - Cryptograms
2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
3. TI - TI Vs TIP
4. Panda Bear - Person Pitch
5. Prodigy - Return of the Mac
6. Radiohead - In Rainbows
7. Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
8. Thurston Moore - Trees Outside the Academy
9. Ratatat - Remixes Vol 2
10. Sean Price - Jesus Price Supastar
1. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
2. Deerhunter - Microcastle
3. Jim Jones - Harlem's American Gangster
4. Atlas Sound - Let The Blind Lead
5. TI - Papertrail
6. Portishead - Third
7. The Game - LAX
8. Re-Up Gang - We Got it For Cheap Vol 3
9. Cat Power - Jukebox
10. M83 - Saturdays=Youth
1. Sonic Youth - The Eternal
2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
3. DJ Quik & Kurupt - BlaQKout
4. Lil Wayne - No Ceilings
5. The Bad Plus & Wendy Lewis - For All I Care
6. Slim Thug - Boss of All Bosses
7. MF Doom - Born Like This
8. The Lemonheads - Varshons
9. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I wish We Were an Eagle
10. Ben Weasel - The Brain That Wouldn't Die
1. Lil Wayne - Rebirth
2. Drake - Thank Me Later
3. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
4. Record Club - Kick
5. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
6. Earl Sweatshirt - Earl
7. Meth, Ghost & Rae - Wu-Massacre
8. Lil Wayne - I am Not a Human Being
9. Gucci Mane - Free Gucci: The Best of the Cold War Mixtapes
10. Christina Aguilera - Bionic
1. Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch the Throne
2. Sonic Youth - SYR9: Simon Werner A Dispparu
3. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
4. Radiohead - The King of Limbs
5. Big KRIT - Return of 4eva
6. Ritualz - Ghetto Ass Witch
7. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
8. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts
9. Tyler The Creator - Goblin
10. Lil B - Bitch Mobb Respect the Bitch
1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
2. Sonic Youth - Smart Bar Chicago 1985
3. Nas - Life is Good
4. GOOD Music - Cruel Summer
5. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
6. The Game - Jesus Piece
7. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceana
8. Wu-Block - s/t
9. Masta Ace - MA DOOM: Son of Yvonne
10. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
tight list man. whatever happen to badly drawn boy? never could get into him.
you lost me after 2007, consequently the year i stop giving a damn about new releases. no wonder hip hop dominates yr top albums after 2007. just goes to show.
2000 to 2006 was a fabulous time for music.
interesting. i'm wondering since yr a hip hop head, where's the Outkast?
I was into OutKast most before 2000 honestly.
Yeah Badly Drawn Boy. I bought most of his albums, but nothing was as good as his first.
I agree with at least one of your selections for every year except for your bromance year with Lil Wayne ;)
Wild fucking Flag!
and E-40 Breakin News or really any E-40 album from any of the past ten years, like Grit and Grind or the Ambassador. And seriously, where is First Come First Served Dr Dooom?
haha. sure, ATLiens and Aquemini kick the SHIte out of everything and rock and funk fucking hard...
but please don't leave out Stankonia and Speaker/Love Below. they hold up on their own and deserve any top ten. as classic as anything The Doors or The Beatles released. yeah, i freaking said it!!!!!! timeless.
oh the skrip club memories i have of those fools. even today i heard them blastin while pumpin gas. classick.
very dope. thank you for posting this.
Leaves Turn Inside You - the fucking album of the last decade.
I love Stankonia and Speaker/Love... you gotta understand these were top 10's for that actual year. Meaning, if I made a list NOW of my Top 2005 albums it's probably way diff than the 10 I listened to most during 2005. Y'know?
Badly drawn boy... Yeah. That guy was awful. I do still enjoy one or two tracks from the first album. Well, one. Track 13 I think. It turns to noise after about 2:00 minutes, and I think it's pretty damn good. Especially for that guy, who, again, is pretty awful. Crazy imagination though... I went to his website once. Fairies and bunnies and shit bouncing all over hell. Weird. Likely at least a regency bit schizophrenic, but what are ya gonna do?
I'm glad that's something we all seem to agree on.
By the way, I also have a backlog of top ten albums and top ten song dating back to 1993, and I too can only find 2000 forward. Things got a little weird around 96-97, so I can't say I mind losing those first few years. But I did make some good picks even in the early days. Experimental Jet Set is in there, more than one Dinosaur Jr record from the wayward days, and In Utero was #1 in 1993. Can't say I'd make the same decision now, but still... pretty solid, I guess.
"Ritualz - Ghetto Ass Witch"
never heard of this album. cover looks dope.
yr surprised??? I'm a huge fan of Southern hip hop man. Why wuoldn't I be an Outkast fan? I had Southernplayalistic right away cuz I loved "Player's Ball" so much. Though ATLiens is my absolute favorite.
lol I downloaded it cuz DrEugene linked me the cover art cuz I love Lindsay. But the album is great.
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