The Best Album Ever.

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Re: The Best Album Ever.

Post by knotkranky » Fri Sep 01, 2006 4:50 am

Spikee wrote:This week I made a realization -- as I was driving in my car running some errands for my business, I'm listening to this album and each song that comes up is a new feeling, joy, sadness, awe... and I'm thinking about how great this album is and how it's got to be one of the greatest ever (IMHO) and it dawned on me -- in my own personal taste, this is the greatest album ever. And it knocked my long time favorite album off of its pedestal.

That album? Sea Change, by Beck.
Fuck yeah.




There's no way I could pick 5 albums. Makes my head hurt.
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Post by Mike Goodwin » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:11 am

Marvin Gay - What's going on, I cant say enough good things about this album.
Talking Heads - More songs about buildings and food
Portis Head - Dummy
The Modern Lovers - The modern Lovers
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

These have all had a huge impact on my life.

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Post by rsagevik » Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:14 am

Almost an impossible task to name the best albums ever..
it`s sort of mood dependant.
but some albums I`ve had on heavy rotation for several years must be:

Future Sound of London - ISDN
The The - Mind Bomb
Orbital - Insides
Ju Ju Space Jazz - Shloop
Biosphere - Patashnik (eh.. well all the Biosphere albums really..)

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Post by headquest » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:06 am

Very tricky question. I go through phases where my musical taste changes/develops, and I would give a different list. Here's some albums that have either gripped me musically or just influenced me directly:

Air: Moon Safari
Max Richter: The Blue Notebooks
Massive Attack: Protection
Okna Tsahan Zam: A Journey in the Steppe
Keith Jarrett: The Melody at Night
Lemon Jelly: Lost Horizons

... so many more
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Post by mosca » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:12 am

the blue nile - hats
the blue nile - walk across the rooftops
kraftwerk - autobahn
BoC - music has the right
beach boys - pet sounds

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Post by jonathanpduffy » Fri Sep 01, 2006 9:43 am

What's going On - Marvin Gaye
Information Inspiration - Shuggie Otis
Illmatic - Nas
Paid In Full - Eric B & Rakim
Sign O The Times - Prince

...but we could probably all do this all day!
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Post by the last one » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:07 am

My First CD of demo Tracks - by me
My Second CD of demo Tracks - by me
My Third CD of demo Tracks - by me
My Fourth CD of demo Tracks - by me
My Fifth CD of demo Tracks - by me


The most stunning, moving music the world will ever hear. However, they are so precious to me, and will make everyone on this forum feel so inadequate, I leave them in my bank vault, only to be released long after my death.

I will be mourned, but my music will make me immortal.

I just couldn't stand the adulation. Fame would just feel so dirty and cheap.
When it goes public, it will eclipse the Beatles for many centuries to come as the music of an era.

I must stop typing and get back to my ukelele and cowbell to finish off recording a few tracks for My Sixth CD of Demo Tracks - by me.

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Post by rozling » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:16 am

Mansun - Six
BT - Emotional Technology
Daft Punk - Discovery
Herbie Hancock - Headhunters
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Barafundle

This is such a tough decision - so much to think about!

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Post by Nixon » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:21 am

anchor man!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Leander_Techno » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:26 am

Jirku/Judge - Plusism (Onitor17)

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Post by leonard » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:34 am

I'd rather not have any music if I was stranded.
the endless repetition would drive me bonkers.

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Post by Johnisfaster » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:38 am

leonard wrote:I'd rather not have any music if I was stranded.
the endless repetition would drive me bonkers.
I had this thought earlier today. If I couldn't make music I wouldn't want to listen to it anymore. it would just make me dream of having my laptop and electricity again.
It was as if someone shook up a 6 foot can of blood soda and suddenly popped the top.

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Post by noisetonepause » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:41 am

All I like is Wu Tang.

And only the first album.
Suit #1: I mean, have you got any insight as to why a bright boy like this would jeopardize the lives of millions?
Suit #2: No, sir, he says he does this sort of thing for fun.

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Post by leonard » Fri Sep 01, 2006 10:53 am

Johnisfaster wrote: I had this thought earlier today. If I couldn't make music I wouldn't want to listen to it anymore. it would just make me dream of having my laptop and electricity again.
sorry man, i'm lost on what your saying.
the point i was trying to make is if I was stranded for the rest of my life, i couldn't handle having only five albums, or any fixed number for that matter. i'd need everything, or nothing. life is variety, and chaos. I know I'd end up rather droning to the lapping waves and the birds that putting on something I've heard everyday for the past <since when>. electricity doesn't factor for me, nor does a laptop. the most exstatic moments I have are without anything, caught in the "zone", when a noise catches your attention, and the harmony, and pulsating rhythm take you to that majickal place, the place you've only been in your dreams. no recording can take you there. because that's life, that's music.

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Post by brightonalex » Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:38 am

Now that's what I call music! 1
Now that's what I call music! 6
Now that's what I call music! 11
Nick Berry - Every Loser Wins
Hits! 5 - I think it's 5, te one with the pig on the front.

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