Share the albums you can't live without

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  1. LeytonCatLady

    LeytonCatLady Well-Known Member

    Superchunk and Sonic Youth. :thumbs:
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  2. Limejuice

    Limejuice Well-Known Member

    Be Bop Deluxe - Axe Victim.
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  3. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Jive Miguel, he’s in from Bogotá..

    The late Randy Rhodes favourite album apparently.

    ETA: and one of mine.
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2019
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  4. nogojones

    nogojones Well-Known Member

    Saint Etienne - foxbase alpha
    Joni Mitchell - Blue
    gil scott-heron - moving target
    africa hitech - 93 million miles
    gabrielle - rise underground
    El B - The roots of
    Phatworld - sad reacts only
    tuff jam - underground frequencies vol2
    a tribe called quest-the low end theory
    de la soul - 3 feet high and rising
    Public enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
    the pharcyde 1992 - bizarre ride ii the pharcyde
    mood ii swing - strictly mood ii swing
    va - nervous records, new york
    Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda
    Co)))ltrane - Co)))ltrane
    Miles Davis - kind of blue
    Miles Davis - in a silent way
    Da lata - Songs From The Tin
    ian dury and the blockheads - new boots & panties
    linton kwesi johnson - bass culture
    Digs & Woosh DIY Vol 1
    DJ Hype - the dogs
    Mark Farina - mushroom Jazz 3
    flora é - m.p.m
    joao gilberto - desafinado
    suba - sao paulo confessions
    Loftgroover - presents speedcore
    DJ Zinc - Beats by Design

    ATOMIC SUPLEX Member Since: 1985 Post Count: 3

    Saint Julian - julian Cope
    Thank Heaven for little girls - The Dwarves
    Jamboree - beat happening
    Rio - Duran Duran
    The Whitey Album - Ciccone Youth
    D d d d don't stop the beat - junior senior
    Treasure - Cocteau Twins
    Go Champs Go - The Champs
    Tit a Rock Opera - Dogbowl
    The days of wine and roses - The dream syndicate
    Dead Ghosts - Dead Ghosts
    Rips - Ex Hex
    Love Rock - Guitar Wolf
    Burning Blue Soul - Matt Johnson
    Psychocandy - Jesus and Mary Chain
    Wonderful Rainbow - Lightening Bolt
    Isn7t anything - My Bloody Valentine
    Endless Discipline - Sexton Ming and his Diamond Gussets
    Teen City - The Modernettes
    Untitled - Micheal Nyman
    And they do - Micheal Nyman
    The Kiss - Micheal Nyman
    A Zed and Two Noughts - Micheal Nyman
    Right Now - Pussy Galore
    Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper - Panda Bear
    The Spirit of the Penfriend Club - The Penfriend club
    Accelerator - Royal Trux
    Sound Clash - Renegade Sound wave
    Sound of Confusion - Spacemen
    Nancy and Lee - Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood
    Never Enough - Susan
    Greed - Swans
    Flaunt it - Sigue sigue Sputnik
    Life in a day - Simple Minds
    Smashing Orange - Smashing Orange
    Invisible Party - Supersnazz
    Inflammable Material - Stiff Little Fingers
    Soul Mining - The The
    Infected - The The
    Echo Kid - Turbo Fruits
    World By Storm - The Three Johns
    Get Action - Teengenerate
    Wilder - The teardrop explodes
    Ultra Vivid Scene - Ultra Vivid Scene
    Dum Dum - The Vaselines
    Uh Tears Baby - Win
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2019
  6. LeytonCatLady

    LeytonCatLady Well-Known Member

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  7. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

    The first two Quiet Riot albums are definitely worth a listen if you like Mr Rhoads.
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  8. maomao

    maomao 四月她爹

    These plus Mule Variations and Frank's WIld Years.

    And a whole bunch of nineties dad music. I don't think I need to embarass myself by listing seven Dinosaur Jr. albums.
  9. Yossarian

    Yossarian free shrugs

    Throw in some Stereolab, Nick Cave, and Orbital and my list is mostly done...
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  10. chilango

    chilango Neither Westminster nor Brussels....

    Smashing Orange and Ultra Vivid Scene :thumbs:
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  11. 8115

    8115 Turn left.

    Elastica - Elastica.
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  12. Kaka Tim

    Kaka Tim Crush the Saboteurs!

    Sam Cooke live at the Harlem Square Club
    Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
    The Who - Who Sell Out
    The Who - Live at Leeds
    Supremes - 20 Golden Greats
    Stones - let it Bleed
    Bod Dylan - Bringing it all Back Home
    Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You experienced
    Boulders Vol 9 - (60s garage band compilation)
    Best of Bobby Gentry
    Doors - the Doors
    Velvet underground - velvet underground and nico
    Johnny Cash - Live at San Quentin
    Stooges - Raw Power
    Bowie - Hunky Dory
    Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
    Patti Smith - Horses
    Rezillios - Cant Stand the Rezillos
    Blondie - Parallel Lines
    The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys
    Clash - Londons Calling
    Ian Dury - New boots and panties
    Ruts - the crack
    stranglers - rattus norvegicus
    ub40 - signing off
    The Specials - the Specials
    au pairs - playing with a different sex
    Echo and the Bunnymen - Ocean Rain
    Smiths - Hatful of Hollow
    Pixies - Surfa Rosa
    Pixies - Doolittle
    Stone roses - stone roses
    Supergrass- I should cocoa
    PJ Harvey - Dry
    Portishead - Dummy
    Spirit of Eden - Talk Talk
    white stripes - elephant
    ILL - We Are ILL

    trouble with focusing on albums is there's entire genres which get sidelined - and certainly plenty of stuff i couldn't live without - classic soul and r&b, loads of ska and reggae, a lot of 60s garage rock and 70s punk, performers like dusty springfield and aretha franklin - where the focus was less on albums and more on individual tracks - so any album listing is always skewed towards guitar rock.
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2019
  13. 8115

    8115 Turn left.

    Frontline presents Reggae Discomixes.
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  14. 8115

    8115 Turn left.

    Ironically I can't find it now. I looked it up and there's one with a blue cover but I think it had a brown sleeve.
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  15. LeytonCatLady

    LeytonCatLady Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Stranglers are a good one! I just added "Duchess" to my busking set. One of those where you can just hear the chord progression without looking it up (rare for me). Managed to teach myself the song in 10 minutes and it goes down well with the public.
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  16. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank If it's alive, don't lick it.

    Indeed. Excluding compilations left me with no Sam Cooke, Sinatra or New Order :(
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  17. mwgdrwg

    mwgdrwg Be a Pisces. Jam.

  18. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

  19. Sprocket.

    Sprocket. Jive Miguel, he’s in from Bogotá..

    Bowie Hunky Dory
    Bowie. Ziggy Stardust
    Bowie. Aladdin Sane
    Marvin Gaye What’s going on
    Steely Dan Countdown to Ecstasy
    The Who. Who’s Next
    Pink Fairies. Kings of Oblivion
    Miles Davis. Kind of Blue
    Dr. Feelgood. Stupidity
    Vibrators. V2
    Rezillos. Can’t Stand the
    Stranglers. Rattus Norvegicus
    The Clash. The Clash
    Joni Mitchell. Court and Spark
    Joni Mitchell. Hejira
    Stevie Wonder. Innervisions
    The Beatles. Abbey Road
    Talking Heads. Stop Making Sense
    Kate Bush. Aerial
    Ian Dury. New Boots & Panties
    Donald Fagen. The Nightfly
    Lindisfarne. The Fog on the Tyne.
    The Beach Boys. Pet Sounds
    Patti Smith. Horses
    Bebop Deluxe. Futurama
    Led Zeppelin. II
    T Rex. Electric Warrior
    Metallica. Black
    The Cortinas. True Romances
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  20. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    Ive played all the albums i cant live without so many times i can live without them now
    In fact I cant really think of any one tune Id be all that upset if i never heard again ... so long as i still get to hear all the other millions of records out there I think I'll be happy
  21. rutabowa

    rutabowa LOSE IT

    yeh this really... ohh here is a question: If you had a choice where you either had to never hear any new music again but were allowed to listen to stuff you'd already heard as much as you like, OR you were allowed to listen to as much thus-unheard music as you wanted but never listen to your oldies, which would you pick!
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  22. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    good question! id pick new music without a doubt
    much as i love old music (both music from the past, and music i already know), its discovering new things that keeps me inspired and positive about the future, wouldn't want to live without that

    *that said the more music you already know the shitter this deal is :hmm: but I'll stick with it. it'll pay off over time
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2019
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  23. rutabowa

    rutabowa LOSE IT

    My first instinct was to go with new music definitely, but then when I started thinking about it and all the stuff I'd lose if I gave up old music.... well I am glad we don't have to pick ha
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  24. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    ha yeah, the same, did the sums and saw what was on the balance sheet...ouch...but onwards ever backwards never

    its really going to fuck up my oldskool dj sets though :D
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  25. LeytonCatLady

    LeytonCatLady Well-Known Member

    Pink Fairies and T Rex FTW.
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  26. dialectician

    dialectician The Main Enemy is at home.

    would go for old music mostly. don't even like new music really, and especially most new dance music. i mean, i still love loads of new tunes and albums on a technical, production and aesthetic level, don't get me wrong, but the culture is not for me, i don't feel a lot of new dance music. all branding and mixmag. few weeks ago there was a controversy and that was literally all it was. a public stunt.
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  27. gentlegreen

    gentlegreen Calorimeter man.

    Thankfully I no longer have to choose :)

    but ...

    Joni Mitchell's "Hissing of Summer Lawns"
    King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
    Aphex Twin Collected Ambient works 89 - 92
    Bowie Station to Station
    Ziggy stardust
    Diamond Dogs

    Doors LA Woman
    Sgt pepper
    Dark Side of The Moon
    John Martin One World
    John Martin Solid Air
    Miles Davis kind of Blue
    Orbital Brown
    Orbital Yellow
    Orbus Terrarum
    Renaissance 1/2/3 (WITH M-People)

    "Graham Central Station"

    KLF "Chill Out"
    Global Comms 68.14 - but I played it to Death

    LTJ Bukem's "logical Progression" - though I'm not in that space at the moment ...

    CSNY "Deja Vu"
    "Who's Next"
    Manfredd Mann's "Roaring Silence"
    Fleetwood Mac Rumours
    Loads more Joni Mitchell and Beatles .. ...
    ... plus quite a few English and French recent "classical" pieces ...
    Last edited: May 15, 2019
  28. Idris2002

    Idris2002 The Man From G.R.A.S.S.Y. K.N.O.L.L.

    Gordon Lightfoot - Gord's Gold
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira
    John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
    Mott the Hoople - Mott
    Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak

    In no particular order, and off the top of my head - this one may be subject to review and to change.
  29. flypanam

    flypanam designated title: local oaf

    Prolapse - Pointless walks to dismal places
    Prolapse - The Italian flag
    Tim Hecker - Ravedeath, 1972
    Fucked up - Chemistry of common life
    GSYBE - Slow riot for new zero kanada
    GBSYE - Lift yr skinny fists...
    Ornette Coleman - Friends and neighbours
    Do make say think - Other truths
    Sterolab - Random Transiant noise burts with announcements
    Colin Stetson - New history warfare volume 2
    Esmerine - Lost voices
    Frankie Sparo - My red scare
    Mogwai - Central belters
    The Redneck Manifesto - seven stabs
    Some Creedence, Public Enemy, Mozart, Gorecki, and The Clash's Sandinista
    Last edited: May 15, 2019
  30. Knotted

    Knotted Sweet when you stir it up

    Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band - Troutmask Replica
    Comus - First Utterance
    L Voag - The Way Out

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