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Red House Painters, fuck yeah. :thumbsup:
I’m to remember every man I've seen fall into a plate of spaghetti???

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Gravediggaz - 6 Feet Deep (1994)
East Coast Horrorcore
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Portishead - Dummy (1994)
Trip Hop
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UGK (Underground Kingz) - Super Tight... (1994)
Southern Hip Hop/Dirty South
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Gorgoroth - Pentagram (1994)
Black Metal
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RRI Gamelan - Klênêngan Session of Solonese Gamelan I (1994)
Gamelan Jawa
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GCommon Sense - Resurrection (1994)
Conscious Hip Hop
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Bodychoke - Mindshaft (1994)
Noisy Post-Punk
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Leo Anibaldi - Void (1995)
IDM, Experimental Techno
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Krishna Bhatt & Zakir Hussain - Kirwani: Essence of a Raag (1995)
Hindustani Classical Music
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Brainbombs - Obey (1995)
Noise/Garage Rock
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Iannis Xenakis - Iannis Xenakis 2: La légende d'Eer (1995)
Electroacoustic, Stochastic/Tape Music
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Incapacitants - As Loud As Possible (1995)
Harsh Noise
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M.S.B.R. - Collapseland (1995)
Harsh Noise
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Swans - The Great Annihilator (1995)
Post-Punk
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PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love (1995)
Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
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Scott Walker - Tilt (1995)
Singer/Songwriter, Experimental, Dark Ambient
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Arckanum - Fran Marder (1995)
Black Metal
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DJ Screw - 3 'n the Mornin': Part Two [Blue] (1995)
Chopped and Screwed
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Reinbert de Leeuw - Gnossiennes; Gymnopédies; Ogives; Trois sarabandes; Petite ouverture à danser (1995)
Impressionism
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Autechre - Tri repetae (1995)
Music to Build SimCities to
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enius/GZA - Liquid Swords (1995)
East Coast Hip Hop
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Bodychoke - Five Prostitutes (1996)
Noise/Post-Punk
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Current 93 - All the Pretty Little Horses (1996)
Medieval Bard Music
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Mainliner - Mellow Out (1996))
Noisy Psychedelic Rock
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Mo・Te - Life in a Peaceful New World (1996)
Harsh Noise Wall
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I'm following this list.

Sad to see some of my favs are missing, but still somewhat of a good list compared to other lists i've seen.
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There's the 5/5 batch after this batch so maybe some favs will be there
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I'd never heard of the Swans before. Good stuff.
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Burzum - Filosofem (1996)
Atmospheric Black Metal, Ambient
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Jeff Mills - Live at the Liquid Room, Tokyo (1996)
Detroid Techno
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Blümchen - Herzfrequenz (1996)
Happy Hardcore Trance
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Cryptopsy - None So Vile (1996)
Brutal Death Metal
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UGK - Ridin' Dirty (1996)
Gangsta Rap, Dirty South
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平沢進 [Susumu Hirasawa] - Siren (1996)
New Age/Ambient/Art/Electropop
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New Kingdom - Paradise Don't Come Cheap (1996)
Experimental East Coast Hip Hop
Sometimes this sounds like Tom Waits rapping over Black Sabbath riffs thrown down the gutter
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Failure - Fantastic Planet (1996)
Grunge, Alternative Rock
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Swans - Soundtracks for the Blind (1996)
Experimental Post-Rock
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DJ Shadow - Endtroducing..... (1996)
Plunderphonics, Instrumental Hip Hop
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Nice, when you had Super Tight I was afraid you were gonna exclude Ridin Dirty. One of the greats.
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Arckanum - Kostogher (1997)
Black Metal
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Elliott Smith - Either / Or (1997)
Indie Folk
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Ground-Zero - Consume Red (1997)
Harsh Noise Rock, Drone, Korean Folk Music, Post-Rock
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Ground-Zero - Plays Standards (1997)
Avant-Garde Progressive Rock, Avant-Garde Jazz, Turntable Music, Noise
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Kobong - Chmury nie było (1997)
Avant-Garde Progressive Metal, Djent
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Maurizio - MCD (1997)
Minimal Dub Techno
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Various Artists - Prison Songs: Historical Recordings from Parchman Farm 1947-48, Vol. 1 - Murderous Home (1997)
Work Songs
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John Fahey - Womblife (1997)
Avant-Garde American Primitivism
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C.C.C.C. - Rocket Shrine (1997)
Harsh Noise
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Bodychoke - Cold River Songs (1998)
Noisy Post-Rock
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Time Machines - Time Machines (1998)
Drone
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Refused - The Shape of Punk to Come (1998)
Post-Hardcore
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The Third Eye Foundation - You Guys Kill Me (1998)
Drum & Bass From Another Dimension
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Sequentia - Ordo Virtutum (1998)
Gregorian Chant, Medieval Classical Music
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Incantation - Diabolical Conquest (1998)
Death Metal
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Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night (1998)
Acoustic Texas Blues
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Sutcliffe Jügend - When Pornography Is No Longer Enough (1998)
Power Electronics, Harsh Noise
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OutKast - Aquemini (1998)
Southern/Conscious Hip Hop
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Albert Ayler - Live in Greenwich Village: The Complete Impulse Recordings (1998)
Free Jazz
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GAS - Königsforst (1998)
Ambient Techno
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I don't know if I'd call Aquemini conscious, 3K talks about grabbing his piece when folks tryna take a piece of his in the intro to the first song lol.

Or maybe it's just cuz I love OutKast and I find conscious hip-hop fucking annoying.
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conscious hip-hop is great. uninspired braggadocio is annoying :folded:
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Wouldn't know, I don't listen to uninspired music :p
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Brainbombs - Singles Collection (1999)
Noisy Garage Rock
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Paysage d'Hiver - Paysage d'Hiver (1999)
Atmospheric Black Metal, Dark Ambient
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Sortsind - Sår (1999)
Depressive Black Metal, Noise
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Sutcliffe Jügend - The Victim as Beauty (1999)
Power Electronics, Drone, Harsh Noise
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Kemistry & Storm - DJ Kicks (1999)
Drum and Bass, Techstep
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Jim O'Rourke - Eureka (1999)
Art Pop
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Godflesh - Us and Them (1999)
Industrial Post-Metal, Drum and Bass, Industrial Hip Hop
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Toumani Diabaté & Ballaké Sissoko - New Ancient Strings (1999)
Mande Music
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Koopsta Knicca - Da Devil's Playground: Underground Solo (1999)
Memphis Rap
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Johann Sebastian Bach - Matthäus-Passion (1999)
Baroque Music, Oratorio, Christian Liturgical Music
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Jim O'Rourke - Halfway to a Threeway (1999)
Progressive Chamber Pop, Indie Folk
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Weakling - Dead as Dreams (2000)
Atmospheric Depressive Black Metal
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Ulver - Perdition City (2000)
Electronic, Trip Hop
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16 Horsepower - Secret South (2000)
Gothic Country
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Discordance Axis - The Inalienable Dreamless (2000)
Grindcore
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Coil - Musick to Play in the Dark² (2000)
Experimental Electronic, Dark Ambient, Post-Industrial
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Radiohead - Kid A (2000)
Experimental Electronic, Art Rock
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The Avalanches - Since I Left You (2000)
Plunderphonics, Dance
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Paysage d'Hiver - Winterkaelte (2001)
Atmospheric Black Metal, Nature Recordings
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Françoise Hardy - The Vogue Years (2001)
Yé-yé, French Pop
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Autechre - Confield (2001)
Experimental Electronic, IDM
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Fantômas - The Director's Cut (2001)
Film Soundtrack, Avant-Garde Metal
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Converge - Jane Doe (2001)
Mathcore
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Lab 4 - Yoji Biomehanika Presents Lab 4 in the Mix (2001)
Hard Trance, Hardstyle
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William Basinski - The Disintegration Loops (2002)
Tape Music, Ambient
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София Губайдулина [Sofia Gubaidulina] - Sofia Gubaidulina (2002)
Modern Classical
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Les Rallizes dénudés - Heavier Than a Death in the Family (2002)
Noisy Psychedelic Rock
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Oxbow - An Evil Heat (2002)
Avant-Garde Metal
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The Caretaker - A Stairway to the Stars (2002)
Dark Ambient, Turntable Music
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zeitkratzer - noise\ ... [lärm] (2002)
Modern Classical, Harsh Noise
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The Red Army Choir - The Best of the Red Army Choir: The Definitive Collection (2002)
Choral, Classical March
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Agalloch - The Mantle (2002)
Post Folk/Black Metal
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Charley Patton - Complete Recordings 1929-1934 (2002)
Delta Blues
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Sigur Rós - ( ) (2002)
Post-Rock
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Robert Ashley - Wolfman (2003)
Electroacoustic, Tape Music, Drone, Spoken Word, Harsh Noise
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