Electronic Albums That Deserve 10/10 Praise, Worship

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Now that the previous canon I was aware of has been murtilized in that other thread, what SHOULD I seek out?

(obv. nominees from the overrated thread: 808 State and Orbital's Insides)

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:51 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Mouse On Mars - Iaora Tahiti

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:54 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Orbital - In Sides, Snivilisation

Sick Mouthy (Nick Southall), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:54 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Daft Punk-Homework. Discovery

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:55 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Lesser - Gearhound

(Jon L), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:56 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Frequencies!

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:56 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Luomo-Vocal City

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:56 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

oval - 94diskont
herbert - around the house

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:58 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Pan Sonic "Kesto"

New album. 4 CDs/hours of brilliant electro/noise/drone for $30. Though not really for the dance floor....

jsoulja (jsoulja), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:59 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

'Remedy'
'Rooty'
'Dubnobasswithmyheadman'
'Second Toughest In The Infants'
'U.F.Orb'
'Experience'
'Music For The Jilted Generation'
'Boc Maxima' / 'Twoism'
'Brown'
'Since I Left You'

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 21:59 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

You need to narrow it down a bit Ant'ny -- what do Oval and Basement Jaxx have in common?

Mark (MarkR), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:02 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Berlinette

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:02 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

why does he? we all know what he means i think (or interpret as we wish)

x-post good call Gear!

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:03 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Accelerator

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:03 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Everything listed on the other thread. Except Death in Vegas.

noodle vague (noodle vague), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:04 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Snowboarding in Argentina

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:04 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Prodigy Experience

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:04 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

autechre - amber and incunabula
the orb - adventures beyond the ultraworld
b.jaxx - rooty
orbital - brown
aphex twin - saw 85-92 and saw vol.2
future sound of london - lifeforms
global communication - 76:14
susuma yokota - sakura
black dog - bytes
plaid - double figure
biosphere - substrata
mu-ziq - royal astronomy
underworld - everything everything
two lone swordsmen - blue bag of sparks ep
daft punk - discovery
brian eno - apollo
chemical brothers - exit planet dust and surrender
third eye foundation - you guys kill me
the avalanches - since i left you
the prodigy - music for the jilted generation

(x-post)

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:05 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"Accelerator" OTM!

jsoulja (jsoulja), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:06 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Richard X presents 'X Factor vol 1'
Goldfrapp 'Black Cherry'

i was going to mention Gus Gus 'Attention' and Tok Tok v Soffy O too but I feel I may be over-rating those

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:06 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

omg future sounds of london...to the other thread immediately!!

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:06 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Tiny Reminders
Black Cherry
Weiss Mix

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

well done stevem!

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Ragga Twins Reggae Owes Me Money

Alex in SF (Alex in SF), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I think that these five on my desk qualify:

Music Has a Right To Children
The Man Machine
Vulva
Autoditacker
Kulma

peepee (peepee), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

David Holmes 'Let's Get Killed' (well i think so...)

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

and I'm all for people infighting and dismissing other's choices. I'm looking for some genuine consensus.

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:07 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

english people sure loves them some middlebrow electronica

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:08 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Shit, I was just going to post the Ragga Twins.

@d@ml (nordicskilla), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:08 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I mean I know not everybody will agree on stuff but I get the feeling that SPIN did not lead me down the road of truth back in the late 90s.

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:08 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I remember when SPIN was all like 'yo Girls Against Boys is the hot new shit' right around Freak*on*ica

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:09 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

"omg future sounds of london...to the other thread immediately!!"

:-( disc1 of lifeforms is a great big washy prog-ambient delight!!! the second disc is dull, but the first one is one of my most-played discs ever!

boards of canada - geogaddi and music has the right to children, i forgot about.

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:10 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

hey that's forgivable. House Of GVSB was the hot new shit, ya know.

(x-post)

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:10 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

geogaddi really is one of the best records i have ever heard

xpost: cruise yourself fools

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:11 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

arm - open reminder : improvised electronics. contains many hints of 50s/60s electronic but with an updated aesthetic. very nice indeed.

phil turnbull (philT), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:11 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

hey I like GVSB and all that Venus Luxure business but thanks SPIN for being 3 years too late.

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:12 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

spin? three years too late? the hell you say!

strongo hulkington (dubplatestyle), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:12 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

IMAGINE

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:13 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Has BoC Maxima been rereleased, stevem?

Lazer Guided Mellow Leee (Leee), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:14 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

A Guy Called Gerald 'Black Secret Technology'
CJ Bolland 'Electronic Highway'
Laurent Garnier 'Unreasonable Behaviour'
Fila Brazillia 'Maim That Tune'
Radiohead 'Kid A' ;)
Coldcut 'Let Us Play'
Model 500 'Deep Space'
Ladytron '604'
Broadcast 'Work And Non Work'
Broadcast 'haha sound'
Broadcast 'The Noise Made By People'
Way Out West 'Way Out West'
Kraftwerk 'Tour De France'

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:14 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

House + V-Lux >>Cruise + Tropic >> Freak*On*Ica (though that had a few decent tracks anyhow)

But anyhow, back on subject...

Anthony Miccio (Anthony Miccio), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:15 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

mum - finally we are no-one
another aye for broadcast

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:16 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Global Communication, 76:14
Fennesz, Endless Summer
Jan Jelinek, Loopfinding Jazz Records
Pole, 1

Snnap Dragon (snnap dragon), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:16 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Various 'Blech'
Various 'We Are Reasonable People'

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:16 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Has BoC Maxima been rereleased, stevem?

no, i think it is even better than Twoism as a collection myself tho

stevem (blueski), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:17 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

you forgot You Can't Fight What You Can't See, Miccio! which I haven't heard. carry on.

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:18 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

autechre - Anti
autechre - Garbage

Lazer Guided Mellow Leee (Leee), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:18 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

would M83 belong on here?

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:19 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

why not

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:20 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

M83 then!

Gear! (Gear!), Thursday, 3 June 2004 22:21 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Jimpster - Messages from the Hub

jed_ (jed), Saturday, 21 January 2006 14:46 (eleven years ago) Permalink

yeah over here Ellen Allien is like the last bastion for the anti-hipster who still likes idm.

Ronan (Ronan), Saturday, 21 January 2006 14:51 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Asa Chang & Junray - Jun Ray Song Chang
Ricardo Villalobos - Alcachofa
AGF - Westernization Completed
I don't care if it's on the overrated thread Björk - Homogenic, bitches.

fandango (fandango), Saturday, 21 January 2006 14:52 (eleven years ago) Permalink

xpost please decompress

blunt (blunt), Saturday, 21 January 2006 16:18 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Pet Shop Boys - Alternative

Dan (Stone Classic) Perry (Dan Perry), Saturday, 21 January 2006 16:21 (eleven years ago) Permalink

xpost - I think I understand Ronan's meaning, though I'm not denying EA has some hipster following... hell I'm not even gonna exclude myself completely, I own a Chicks On Speed record for a start.

fandango (fandango), Saturday, 21 January 2006 16:27 (eleven years ago) Permalink

... but still decompress, yeah (I'm interested).

fandango (fandango), Saturday, 21 January 2006 16:33 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Senking: Silencer
Pete Namlook: Air
David Kristian: Beneath The Valley Of The Modulars

Raiders of the Lost Arp: 4
Luciano: Live @ Weetamix
Der Dritte Raum: Raumgleiter

Yawn (Wintermute), Saturday, 21 January 2006 16:46 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Well alot of the harder techno fans around here, who'd have a freak out if you told them something they liked was fashionable, such is their meat and potatoes existence, are huge Ellen Allien fans, and are the ones who rep for Allien. You don't find as much of a crossover between Allien and other popular German artists, at the risk of undoing the good from the idjuts thread I'd have to say it's more than a bit of a sweep to lump her in with them, because erm, she's German.

And in any case, stylistically there is no word even remotely close to "glamorous", "trendy" etc or any of their weaker cousins that I would use to describe Ellen Allien's music.

Ronan (Ronan), Saturday, 21 January 2006 17:11 (eleven years ago) Permalink

uh
OK now recompress differently ?

blunt (blunt), Saturday, 21 January 2006 20:18 (eleven years ago) Permalink

I keed. She's a bit heavy-handed with the music and attitude yes. Which also helps her fashionability, no matter how unglamorous it may be - actually that grey-beton 'unglamour' is her main schtick. However I prefer to discuss music only. Once that sucks, who cares about the rest.

blunt (blunt), Saturday, 21 January 2006 21:07 (eleven years ago) Permalink

discus

gear (gear), Saturday, 21 January 2006 21:35 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Barbara Morgenstern, Nichts Muss, one of my favorite albums of all time

Thomas Tallis (Tommy), Saturday, 21 January 2006 21:49 (eleven years ago) Permalink

alex under - dispositivos de mi granja
isolee - we are monster
everything by neu!

lf (lfam), Saturday, 21 January 2006 22:10 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Autechre - LP 5
ZerO One - Prototype 2
Ian Boddy and Robert Rich - Outpost
Propaganda - Secret Wish

Seconds:

Kraftwerk - T.E.E./Man Machine/Computer World
YMO - Solid State Survivor
Bjork - Homogenic

Cliftonb, Saturday, 21 January 2006 23:20 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Cybotron - Clear

mentalist (mentalist), Saturday, 21 January 2006 23:55 (eleven years ago) Permalink

autechre - amber
aphex twin - drukqs
boards - music has the right

Palpatean Mists, Sunday, 22 January 2006 00:02 (eleven years ago) Permalink

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene

What, it isn't cool?

Brakhage (brakhage), Sunday, 22 January 2006 02:25 (eleven years ago) Permalink

alex under - dispositivos de mi granja
yeah this is a great album
also,loop finding jazz by jan jelenek
havent got into the new one as much yet,sounds pretty good though

robin (robin), Sunday, 22 January 2006 02:59 (eleven years ago) Permalink

i think the newest randomNumber 'golden acre sleeps' deserves at least a 9.

keyth (keyth), Sunday, 22 January 2006 03:26 (eleven years ago) Permalink

David Kristian: Beneath The Valley Of The Modulars

what a horrible title

that's so taylrr (ken taylrr), Sunday, 22 January 2006 07:09 (eleven years ago) Permalink

one month passes...
come one 10 out of 10? half these albums are mostly filler / regurgitated crap.

Savin All My Love 4 u (Savin 4ll my (heart) 4u), Thursday, 9 March 2006 05:50 (eleven years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

LFO Advance you miserable cockfarmers.

lukas, Friday, 19 October 2007 03:42 (ten years ago) Permalink

µ-Ziq - Royal Astronomy

Amen Andrews - Vol 1 - 4

Amon Tobin - Permutation
Amon Tobin - Bricolage

Aphex Twin - Melodies From Mars
Aphex Twin - Classics

Kid 606 - P.S. I Love You
Kid 606 - P.S. I Dub Ya E.P.
Kid 606 - Who Still Kill Sound?

Kraftwerk - Computer World

jbill, Friday, 19 October 2007 04:47 (ten years ago) Permalink

Melodies From Mars

Are you for real?

lukas, Friday, 19 October 2007 04:53 (ten years ago) Permalink

Oh yes.

jbill, Friday, 19 October 2007 04:55 (ten years ago) Permalink

Atom Heart-Dots

Display Name, Friday, 19 October 2007 05:49 (ten years ago) Permalink

smith n hack, 'tribute'

haitch, Friday, 19 October 2007 05:50 (ten years ago) Permalink

mouse on mars - glam
tired sounds of stars of the lid (if it counts as electronic)
and maybe autechre - LP5

thats really all i can think of at the moment, i love electronic music but unlike pop/rock there are very very few albums that feel perfect to me. i'm not really sure why this is, but oh well

ciderpress, Friday, 19 October 2007 06:08 (ten years ago) Permalink

Does this only apply to electronic albums that are rooted in instrumental music/minimalism to some extent?

Otherwise, add the following
Human League: Dare
Japan: "Gentlemen Take Polaroids" and "Tin Drum"
OMD: "Organisation" and "Architecture And Morality"
Depeche Mode: Entire catalogue more or less
Yazoo: "Upstairs At Eric's"
Erasure: "Chorus"

Geir Hongro, Friday, 19 October 2007 08:43 (ten years ago) Permalink

vocalcity seconded or thirded or whatever

TTTTTTT, Friday, 19 October 2007 11:55 (ten years ago) Permalink

also is there no love for Leftism around these parts?

TTTTTTT, Friday, 19 October 2007 11:56 (ten years ago) Permalink

Bushwacka! - Cellar Dwellas
Howie B w/ Sly & Robbie - Drum and Bass Stripped to the Bone
Kode9 w/ The Spaceape - Memories of the Future
Two Lone Swordsman - Tiny Reminders
Alex Reece - So Far
Various - Artificial Intelligence Volume II
B12 - Time Tourist
Burial - Burial
David Alverado - Maya Songs
Dizzee Rascal - Boy in Da Corner
Grooverider - Mysteries of Funk
Various - Headz 2A & 2B
Move D - Kunststoff
Nightmares on Wax - A Word of Science
Polygon Window - Surfing on Sine Waves
Radioactive Man - Radioactive Man
Susumu Yokota - Sakura
Tangerine Dream - Phaedra
The Aloof - This Constant Chase for Thrills
The Black Dog - Bytes

My Morning Jakey, Friday, 19 October 2007 11:57 (ten years ago) Permalink

LFO Advance you miserable cockfarmers.

i agree, it's such a big lush piece - bigger on ambience than dancing tho - i think this is what undermines it for some people. Carl Craig's Landcruising is similar in that respect but probably a better album for having a more dedicated focus thematically and sonically (because again it just sounds so lush) with more subtlety.

i listed way too many 66% good albums upthread!

blueski, Friday, 19 October 2007 12:32 (ten years ago) Permalink

Landcruising also undermined somewhat by the reworked versnion from a couple of years back but I love both equally.

blueski, Friday, 19 October 2007 12:33 (ten years ago) Permalink

ellen allien - weiss mix, berlinette ... if anybody cares about her in three years i'll eat my trucker hat.

-- vahid (vahid), Friday, 4 June 2004 09:02 (3 years ago)

lol how does it taste?

blueski, Friday, 19 October 2007 12:40 (ten years ago) Permalink

i agree, it's such a big lush piece

Thank you for redeeming both this thread and my cranky comment.

bigger on ambience than dancing tho - i think this is what undermines it for some people

Well "some people" need to recognize that this is the album that gave us Tied Up!

lukas, Friday, 19 October 2007 15:42 (ten years ago) Permalink

they could've left that off it really tho, considering the gap between that coming out as a single and the album release. plus the Acid mix is better!

blueski, Friday, 19 October 2007 15:44 (ten years ago) Permalink

There's no such thing as a less-than-excellent version of this track, but I dunno "better".

lukas, Friday, 19 October 2007 15:51 (ten years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

ellen allien - weiss mix, berlinette ... if anybody cares about her in three years i'll eat my trucker hat.

-- vahid (vahid), Friday, 4 June 2004 09:02

Seconded, I'll be eating my Red Sox cap.

― blunt (blunt), Saturday, January 21, 2006 3:47 AM

mega lol!

dan138zig (Durrr Durrr Durrrrrr), Thursday, 25 December 2008 13:26 (eight years ago) Permalink

it's a great album but i wouldn't give it 10/10. especially compared to a broken frame, black celebration, violator and ultra

rio (r1o natsume), Thursday, 25 December 2008 14:09 (eight years ago) Permalink

and music for the masses

rio (r1o natsume), Thursday, 25 December 2008 14:13 (eight years ago) Permalink

John Foxx - Metamatic
Patrick Cowley - Mind Warp
Arpanet - Wireless Internet
Other People's Place - Lifestyles Of The Laptop Cafe
Daniel Wang -Idealism 2005

Your original display name will be displayed in brackets (Display Name), Thursday, 25 December 2008 19:56 (eight years ago) Permalink

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/af/Human-League-Reproduction.jpg/200px-Human-League-Reproduction.jpg

I'd suggest

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Dazzle_ships.jpg

too, but I actually don't think of it as an electronic album, particularly (whereas Reproduction is devoutly, exclusively so).

grimly fiendish, Thursday, 25 December 2008 20:15 (eight years ago) Permalink

But yeh, I listened to Reproduction last night while I was wrapping Christmas presents, oddly enough, and I thought: this is one of the greatest artefacts in recorded sound.

grimly fiendish, Thursday, 25 December 2008 20:15 (eight years ago) Permalink

This may be my fave EM record ever:

http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/1600/imageuploadimageab5.jpg

$800 Billion Fonzi Scheme (libcrypt), Thursday, 25 December 2008 20:19 (eight years ago) Permalink

Daniel Wang -Idealism 2005

^^^this is so true

Plaxico (I know, right?), Thursday, 25 December 2008 20:32 (eight years ago) Permalink

http://www.ljplus.ru/img4/n/m/nm_8/0-Renegade-Soundwave---Soundclash.jpg

renegade soundwave - soundclash

soyrizo headache (Mackro Mackro), Thursday, 25 December 2008 21:25 (eight years ago) Permalink

eight years pass...

every single 4 albums post on naxuu's timeline is life

https://twitter.com/naxuu

Uhura Mazda (lukas), Thursday, 15 June 2017 05:01 (five months ago) Permalink


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