Monday, November 12, 2012

Essential /mu/core (General -- New)

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1: Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
2: My Bloody Valentine - Loveless
3: Radiohead – OKComputer
4: Radiohead – KidA
5: King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
6: Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Sub /mu/core
1: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Lift Yr. Skinny Fists like Antennas to Heaven!
2: The Antlers - Hospice
3: Have a Nice Life – Deathconsciousness
4: Arcade Fire - Funeral
5: Weezer - Pinkerton
6: The Avalanches – Since I Left You
7: Burial - Untrue
8: Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Trout Mask Replica

A2: Modest Mouse – The Moon & Antarctica
A4: Daft Punk - Discovery
A5: Brian Wilson - SMiLE
A7: Massive Attack - Mezzanine
A8: Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
A9: Kyuss – Welcome to Sky Valley
A10: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – F#A#

B1: The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin
B2: Weezer – Weezer
B3: Pavement – Slanted and Enchanted
B4: Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album
B5: The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
B6: Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children
B7: Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West
B8: Radiohead – The Bends
B9: Sufjan Stevens - Illinois
B10: Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights

C1: Smashing Pumpkins – Siamese Dream
C2: The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
C3: Panda Bear – Person Pitch

C4: Sigur Rós - Ágætis Byrjun

C5: DJ Shadow – Endtroducing…
C6: The Strokes – Is This It
C8: Joanna Newsom - Ys
C9: Slint - Spiderland
C10: Animal Collective - Feels

D1: Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
D2: Death From Above 1979 – You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine
D4: Björk - Homogenic
D5: Gorillaz – Demon Days
D6: The Mars Volta – De-Loused in the Comatorium
D7: Jeff Buckley - Grace
D8: Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary
D9: At the Drive-in – Relationship of Command
D10: Broken Social Scene – You Forgot it in People

E2: Guided By Voices – Bee Thousand
E3: Cap’n Jazz - Analphabetapolothology
E4: Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas
E5: Beck - Odelay
E6: Portishead - Dummy
E7: Refused – The Shape of Punk to Come
E8: Elliott Smith – Either/Or
E9: Belle and Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister
E10: The Microphones – The Glow Pt. 2

F1: Carissa’s Weird – Songs About Leaving
F2: Built to Spill – Perfect From Now On
F3: Nirvana - Nevermind
F4: Justice - † (Cross)
F6: Ween – The Mollusk
F7: The Olivia Tremor Control – Music from the Unrealized Script, Dusk at Cubist Castle
F10: Slowdive - Souvlaki

G1: Primal Scream - Screamadelica
G2: Talk Talk – Laughing Stock
G3: The Flaming Lips - Embryonic
G4: Pavement – Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
G5: Boris - Pink
G6: Blur - Parklife
G7: Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works 85-92
G8: Converge – Jane Doe
G9: The Jesus Lizard - Goat
G10: Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral

The Classics
H1: Neil Young – After the Gold Rush
H2: David Bowie - Low
H3: Talking Heads – Remain in Light
H4: The Smiths – The Queen is Dead
H5: Tom Waits – Rain Dogs
H6: Television – Marquee Moon
H7: The Who – Who’s Next
H8: Van Morrison – Astral Weeks
H9: Serge Gainsbourg – Histoire de Melody Nelson
H10: Funkadelic – Maggot Brain

I1: Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express
I2: Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation
I3: Pixies - Doolittle
I4: Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks
I5: Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
I6: Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
I7: Nick Drake – Pink Moon
I8: Michael Jackson - Thriller
I9: Love – Forever Changes
I10: The Replacements – Let it Be

J1: Minute Men – Double Nickels on the Dime
J2: Sparks – Kimono My House
J3: Patti Smith - Horses
J4: Hüsker Dü – Zen Arcade
J6: Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes
J7: Sly & The Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On
J8: The Byrds – Sweetheart of the Rodeo
J9: Can – Tago Mago
J10: Prince – Purple Rain

K1: The Clash – London Calling
K2: Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV
K3: The Velvet Underground - Loaded
K4: Pixies – Surfer Rosa
K5: Otis Redding – Otis Blue
K6: The Cure - Disintegration
K8: The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet
K9: Big Black – Songs About Fucking
K10: The Beatles - Revolver

L1: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
L2: Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
L3: Leonard Cohen – Songs of Love and Hate
L4: Jethro Tull – Thick as a Brick
L6: R.E.M. - Murmur
L7: Charles Mingus – The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
L8: The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St.
L9: The Who - Tommy
L10: Pink Floyd - Animals

M1: David Bowie – Hunky Dory
M2: Ramones - Ramones
M3: Elis Costello – My Aim is True
M4: Wire – Pink Flag
M5: Pink Floy – Dark Side of the Moon
M6: Iggy Pop – Lust for Life
M7: Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
M8: Brian Eno – Another Green World
M9: The Band – Music from Big Pink
M10: Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited

N1: Throbbing Gristle – 20 Jazz Funk Greats
N2: Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan
N3: The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds
N4: King Crimson - Red
N5: The Stooges – Fun House
N6: The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico
N7: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced
N8: The Velvet Underground – White Light/White Heat
N9: The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
N10: Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run

O1: The Beatles – Abbey Road
O3: Neil Young – Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
O4: The Fall – This Nation’s Saving Grace
O5: Miles Davis – Kind of Blue
O6: Lou Reed - Transformer
O7: The Doors – The Doors
O9: Phil Spector (Various Artists) – Back to Mono
O10: Black Sabbath - Paranoid

P1: John Coltrane – A Love Supreme
P2: Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison
P3: The Human League - Dare
P4: Joni Mitchell - Blue
P5: Steely Dan - Aja
P6: Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
P7: Neu! – Neu!
P8: Dinosaur Jr. – You’re Living All Over Me
P9: The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland
P10: Paul Simon - Graceland

Q1: The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy
Q2: Gang of Four – Entertainment!
Q3: Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours
Q4: Derek & The Dominos – Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Q5: Frank Zappa – Hot Rats
Q6: Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
Q7: James Brown – Live at the Apollo
Q8: T. Rex – Electric Warrior
Q9: New York Dolls – New York Dolls
Q10: Ken – By Request Only

R2: Mobb Depp – The Infamous
R3: A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory
R4: GZA/Genius – Liquid Swords
R5: The Pharcyde – Bizzare Ride II the Pharcyde
R6: The Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
R7: Dr. Dre – The Chronic
R8: Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…
R9: Kanye West – Late Registration
R10: The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready to Die

S1: Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique
S2: De La Soul – 3 Feet High and Rising
S3: Black Star – Mos Def & Kweli are Black Star
S4: Nas - Illmatic
S5: Madvillain - Madvillainy
S6: OutKast - Aquemini
S7: Jay-Z – The Blueprint
S8: Ghostface Killah – Supreme Clientele
S10: Mos Def – Black on Both Sides

T1: N.W.A. – Straight Outta Compton
T3: Binary Star – Masters of the Universe
T4: Deltron – Deltron 3030
T5: J Dilla - Donuts
T6: Ultramagnetic MCs – Critical Beatdown
T7: The Roots – Things Fall Apart
T8: Dr. Octagon – Dr. Octagonecologyst
T9: 2Pac – All Eyez on Me
T10: Dizzee Rascal – Boy in Da Corner

U1: Kraftwerk – The Man-Machine
U2: Air – Moon Safari
U3: Venetian Snares – Rossz Csillag Alatt Született
U5: The Future Sound of London - Lifeforms
U6: Tangerine Dream - Phaedra
U7: Vangelis – Blade Runner
U8: Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman
U9: Tricky - Maxinquaye
U10: UNKLE – Psyence Fiction

V1: LFO - Frequencies
V3: Alec Empire – The Destroyer
V4: Helios - Eingya
V5: Squarepusher – Hard Normal Daddy
V6: Massive Attack – Blue Lines
V7: Brian Eno – Ambient 1: Music For Airports
V8: The Prodigy – Music for the Jilted Generation
V9: Goldie - Timeless
V10: Global Communication – 76:14

W1: Autechre – Tri Repetae
W2: The Chemical Brothers – Dig Your Own Hole
W3: Fennesz – Endless Summer
W4: Oval – 94 Diskont
W5: The KLF – The White Room
W6: Sasha & John Digweed – Northern Exposure: Expeditions
W7: Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
W8: RJD2 - Deadringer
W9: The Knife – Silent Shout
W10: Röyksopp – Melody A.M.

X1: Metallica – Ride the Lightning
X2: Megadeth – Rust in Peace
X3: Slayer – Reign in Blood
X4: Burzum - Filosofem
X5: Mastodon - Leviathan
X6: Iron Maiden - Powerslave
X7: Black Sabbath – Master of Reality
X8: Metallica – Master of Puppets
X9: Morbid Angel – Altars of Madness
X10: Bathory - Hammerheart

Y1: Cynic - Focus
Y2: Opeth – Blackwater Park
Y3: Electric Wizard - Dopethrone
Y4: Death - Human
Y5: Blind Guardian – Nightfall in Middle Earth
Y6: Atheist – Unquestionable Presence
Y7: Candlemass – Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Y8: Morbid Saint – Spectrum of Death
Y9: Neurosis – Through Silver in Blood
Y10: Melvins - Houdini

Z1: Darkthrone – Transilvanian Hunger
Z2: Emperor – In the Nightside Eclipse
Z3: Boris - Feedbacker
Z4: Maudlin of the Well - Bath
Z5: Pentagram - Relentless
Z6: Agalloch – The Mantle
Z8: Acid Bath – When the Kite String Pops
Z9: Sleep – Holy Mountain

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  1. Anonymous said...

    Doesn't work, son.

  2. Anonymous said...

    >>Doesn't work, son.

    try copy+pasting into mspaint or similar

    excellent update!

  3. PhilipL911 said...

    Looks like the image hosting site was down for a while. Seems to be working again now.

  4. Anonymous said...

    doesnt work anon

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