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    It`s problably been done before;but what are your all time fav albums?My top 5 are:
    Dinosaur jr-Bug
    Husker Du-New Day Rising
    My Bloody Valentine-Loveless
    Buffalo Tom-Let me come over
    Drop Nineteens-Deleware(your problably never heard of them;they were this Boston band from the early 90`s who did 2 albums;1 in 1992
    1 in 1993 for caroline records and then split up.Deleware is the first album;one of the early indie rock albums I bought so it has sentimental value to me)
    no.6 on up is hard for me to decide;so many albums I like!another time I`ll mention others if I can decide on 6-10,11-15,etc.



    no particular order:

    j. mascis & the fog – more light
    smashing pumpkins – adore
    NIN – pretty hate machine
    radiohead – the bends
    weezer – the blue album

    subject to change [img]images/smiles/converted/wink.gif[/img]



    Hey salamiguy,

    Difficult to actually narrow things down like that, will have to make an exception…before everything else…all Dino/J/Fog releases. Just wanted to be clear [img]images/smiles/converted/wink.gif[/img]

    Other than that…

    1. Damned Damned Damned & Machine Gun Etiquette by the Damned…amazing sounds [img]images/smiles/converted/eek.gif[/img]

    2. Funhouse…The Stooges…The Boxed set from Rhino is so cool, over 20 versions of Loose and Down on The Street. One version of Down On The Street has keyboards…very odd but cool.

    3. Darklands…Jesus and Mary Chain…miss these guys in a huge way.

    4. I’m Stranded…The Saints… One of the most underrated Oz punk bands in the history of the world… not a doubt about that one. Demolition Girl, Stranded, Erotic Neurotic, Story of Love…will convert all that hear it to the Saints [img]images/smiles/converted/biggrin.gif[/img]

    5.Husker Du…Candy Apple Grey, can play this one repeatedly for hours on end…perfect pop.
    Grant’s voice kills me every time [img]images/smiles/converted/tongue.gif[/img]

    Like everyone here these may change but generally the above are top of the list more than not.

    On the look out for some new ones though…new Iggy, Hydromatics, Bob Mould and New Christs…should be cool [img]images/smiles/converted/cwm12.gif[/img]


    ps Just remembered Sub Pop is releasing something July 17th…The Essential Radio Birdman, 22 outstanding songs!!! 1st US domestic release, hope the sound is cleaned up but WOW this will be added to the list. Another Oz band…still pissed Deniz Tek beat Asheton out on 194bar.com/guitar god poll thou [img]images/smiles/converted/rolleyes.gif[/img]



    Good choices Another Girl/Planet;The Saints-Don`t have any of their stuff but I heard The Muffs cover `do the robot` from their Hamburger compilation.Stooges-"raw power" is my fav;I don`t know where it will end up on the list."candy apple grey"-My 3rd fav husker record(zen arcade is 2nd)`hardly getting over it` kills me everytime.`no promise have I made`-kind of a Meatloaf balllad but Grant is cooler than Meatloaf.Never checked out The Damned;got to one of these days.Jesus and Mary Chain-They were a big influence on My Bloody Valentine;don`t have any of their stuff;
    The Pixies cover of `head on` is cool.Anyone who duets with Hope Sandoval is cool with me(mazzy star might pop up on my list later)
    I have my no.6-10 ready;this like my first 5 is in the punk/indie/alt genre;I will do separate lists for classic rock,jazz, and blues at a later time.I did`nt repeat the same artist twice;I picked my most fav album by a certain artist so Dino/J and Husker multiple albums wont take up so much of the list.I could easily put all of Dino/J albums in the top ten!Anyway here`s 6-10:
    Uncle Tupelo-Anodyne
    Eric`s Trip-Love Tara
    Red Red Meat-Jimmy Wine Majestic
    Pavement-Slanted and Enchanted


    John Dyson

    Nirvana – in Utero
    Husker Du – New DAy Rising
    Guided by Voices – Alien Lanes
    Manic Street Preachers – Holy Bible
    Pixies – Doolittle

    Trouble is this list would chnge week to week depending on what I’m listening to.. reckon the above lot would always be in top ten however. All have stood tesat of time and are still regularly played.

    Could easily extend list to top 20,30-50 etc




    Definitely check out the Saints/Damned…just picked up Scarce Saints/hymns of oblivions. 10 studio tracks and then 10 amazing live songs…ahhhh [img]images/smiles/converted/eek.gif[/img]

    With you on the Grant Hart thing, No promises, god that song gives you chills its so good…althou that Meatloaf comparison scared me!! Recently saw Grant solo, WOW WOW WOW.

    Agree with John my list changes incredibly fast, but here is a final addition…the number six’s waiting in the wings

    everything by…The Flaming LipsGrantHartBobMouldSwervedriverUrgeOverkillLemonheadsCureNewYorkDollsHeartbreakers/ThundersRamones DeadBoysModestMouse…oh oh I better take a breath..run on words what can you do [img]images/smiles/converted/rolleyes.gif[/img]

    Allison [img]images/smiles/converted/biggrin.gif[/img]

    ps If anyone has the mp3 of The Hellacopters doing Stab Your Back by the Damned….HELP ME. I think it was only released on vinyl…purple too cool!!!



    I like to say to John Dyson;good call on GBV`s
    alien lanes,that`s my fav GBV album;everyone talks about B1000 being the best but it`s my 3rd fav(Vampire on Titus/Propeller is 2nd).The Pixies-Doolittle is my 2nd fav Pixies album(Surfer rosa is 1st);"new day rising"-we both have in common-that record I swear could make your eardrums explode!Here`s my 11-15:
    Minor Threat-Complete Discography
    Giant Sand-Ramp
    Kristen Hersh-Hips and Makers
    Yo La Tengo-Electro a Pura




    dinosaur jr – youre livin all over me
    nirvana – in utero
    slint – spiderland
    mbv – loveless
    speedy j – a shocking hobby
    smashing pumpkins – siamese dream
    tool – aenima



    My All Time Favorites:

    01: Songs Ohia – Ghost Tropic
    02: Dinosaur Jr – Green Mind
    03: Smashing Pumpkins – Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness
    04: Kiss My Jazz – Doc’s Place Friday Evening
    05: Gore Slut – Above The Lisa Drugstore
    06: The Cure – Disintegration
    07: dEUS – Worst Case Scenario
    08: Palace Brothers – Palace Brothers
    09: Arab Strap – Philophobia
    10: Grandaddy – The Broken Down Comforter Collection

    Just 2 See U Smile



    both slint albums are ace – SPIDERLAND is phenomenal. I got a photo with David Pajo in New York…he was cool…was really into my little 70s Olympus camera…woulda give it him if he asked…

    my all time favorite albums

    1. double nickels on the dime – minutemen (in fact all minutemen albums)
    2. Yr Livin’ all over me – dinosaur
    3. Out of Step – Minor Threat
    4. New Day Rising – Hüsker Dü
    5. Sister – Sonic Youth
    6. Raging full on – Firehose
    7. marquee moon – television
    8. spiderland – slint
    9. Tortoise – Tortoise
    10. On the Beach – Neil Young
    11. Odessey and Oracle -The Zombies
    12. Trout mask Replica -Capt. Beefheart
    13. Hot Rats – Frank Zappa
    14. Sabotage – Black Sabbath
    15. Dr Funkenstein – Parliament
    16. Shape of Jazz to Come – Ornette Coleman
    17. Houses of the Holy – Led Zeppelin
    18. Notorious Byrd Brothers – the Byrds
    19. Pink Moon – Nick Drake
    20. Autbahn – Kraftwerk

    ah there’s too many…too many great albums…and so many more to hear.



    <BLOCKQUOTE><font>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by eggwater:
    12. Trout mask Replica -Capt. Beefheart

    One of the great underrated albums of all time. Kudos to you for remembering it; I smacked myself when I saw I had left it off my list.



    Yeah,Beefheart`s trout mask is cool.I bought it last christmas,I was listening to it back in january when I had a real bad flu bug,like the kind of flu that sucks your energy and have crazyness running through your head;Trout mask is not the kind of record to listen to when your in this shape!It`s so wierd!My fav track is `orange claw hammer`,`china pig`is pure John Lee Hooker(R.I.P.) influence.I like that part at the end of `hair pie` when Zappa or Beefheart are talking to the couple that just moved in."what do you think","sounds good!"
    Eggwater should get cool points for mentioning
    Ornette Coleman"shape of jazz to come","free jazz" is my fav,that will be on my fav jazz albums list.
    Spaceboy-cool points for you for mentioning the 2nd Palace record;It`s usually refered to as "days in the wake" but it`s not written on the album at all!That will be on my list soon.



    In no particular disorder:

    1) Beck-Mellowgold
    2) Beck-Odelay
    3) The Beatles- Anthology 2 or Revolver
    4) Flaming Lips- Transmissions from the Satallite Heart
    5) John Frusciante- Niandra LaDes and Usually Just a Tshirt
    6) John Frusciante-To Record Only Water for Ten Days
    7) My Bloody Valentine- Loveless
    8) Turtle Island String Quartet- Spider Dreams
    9) Mr Bungle-Mr Bungle
    10) Primus-Sailing the Seas of Chees
    11) Weather Report-Heavy Weather
    12) Pearl Jam-Vitalogy
    13) Pink Floyd-Dark Side of the Moon
    14) Jah Wobble- Rising Above Bedlam
    15) Negativland-Dispepsi



    <BLOCKQUOTE><font>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by salamiguy:
    <STRONG>I`m glad someone mentioned Slint;they were awesome!"spiderland" will be later on my list.
    I have a story I heard on the radio about Mogwai`s love of Slint.Mogwai was playing a show with Aerial M,Dave Pajo`s band;Pajo spilled some beer on one of Mogwai guys guitars and one of them said"that`s ok,you were in Slint,you can do whatever you want!"</STRONG><HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    so good..i dont think id mind if they did that to me, i mean they’re probably the greatest musicians of our time. id let them shoot me with a laser… [img]images/smiles/converted/laser_fight.gif[/img]


    John Dyson

    Ok i said this could get a bit silly, so here goes, on top of the previous 5 here’s another 10:

    1 urusei yatsura – slain by
    2 faith no more – angel dust
    3 Jesus & mary Chain – Psycocandy
    4 nick drake pink moon
    5 beck – mutations
    6 sugar – copper blue
    7 sonic youth – sister
    8 hole – live through this
    9 teenage fanclub – bandwagonesque
    10 sebadoh – bakesale

    Think I could be doing top tens all week if I let myself. Have so far avoided mentioning any J or Dino albums, or any band/ artist twice.

    Let me do that and the list would go on and on and and on….

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