Friday, June 21, 2013

I’m unable to write anything and I love lists, so here’s a list of some records that have been, and continue to be, essential to my existence (in no real order, like my existence): 

Rain Dogs – Tom Waits
Disco Volante – Mr. Bungle
The Definitive Otis Redding
Streetcleaner - Godflesh
Chocolate Synthesizer – Boredoms
Super Ae – Boredoms
The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society – The Kinks
Face to Face (especially for the bonus tracks) – The Kinks
It’s Understood – Estradasphere
Live at Leeds (1995 rerelease) – The Who
Quadrophenia – The Who
Low – David Bowie
Hunky Dory – David Bowie
Stag – Melvins
Bullhead – Melvins
Eggnog – Melvins
Torture Garden – Naked City
Reign in Blood – Slayer
Liquid Swords – GZA
Hairway to Steven – Butthole Surfers
Red – King Crimson
Date With Elvis – The Cramps
Psychedelic Jungle/Gravest Hits – The Cramps
All Rise – Naked Raygun
The Power of Pussy – Bongwater
Second Grand Constitution and Bylaws – Secret Chiefs 3
Book M – Secret Chiefs 3
Buhloone Mindstate – De La Soul
De La Soul is Dead – De La Soul
Reggatta de Blanc – The Police
Walk Among Us – Misfits
London Calling – The Clash
Let it Be – The Replacements
Tim – The Replacements
Einstein on the Beach – Philip Glass
Of Natural History – Sleepytime Gorilla Museum
Tres Hombres – ZZ Top
On the Corner – Miles Davis
A Love Supreme – John Coltrane
Mingus Ah Um – Charles Mingus
Absolutely Free – Mothers of Invention
Fear of a Black Planet – Public Enemy
Liveage – Descendents
I, Swinger – Combustible Edison
Two Hunters – Wolves in the Throne Room
Complete Records – The Shaggs
Twisted and Bent – Bad Boy Butch Batson
The Flat Earth – Thomas Dolby
Beelezebubba – Dead Milkmen
Plastic Surgery Disasters – Dead Kennedys
Soundtracks for the Blind – Swans
Plague Mass – Diamanda Galas
If I Should Fall From Grace With God – The Pogues
Rouge on Pockmarked Cheeks – Brazzaville
Bar Kokhba – John Zorn
Scratch or Stitch – Melt-Banana
Goodbye Cruel World – Brutal Truth
Master of Puppets – Metallica
Shut Up Little Man! – Ray & Peter
Old Lead – Boiled in Lead

Thanks for your time.