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Old July 11th, 2013 (04:36 AM).
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My taste varies a lot depending what I'm listening to, so this is more or less the favourite albums of current me. I'd probably have different selections that I'd agree with in the past as well, but then of course there are some undeniable classics that will stick, and have stuck with me forever

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Deerhunter - Monomania
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
The National - Trouble Will Find Me
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
Tame Impala - Lonerism
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - II
Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires Of The City
Gorillaz - Plastic Beach


I could go on, but I don't know if I'd stop D:
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Old July 31st, 2013 (01:20 PM). Edited August 4th, 2013 by shenanigans.
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In order,

- Justice
All The Little Lights - Passenger
An Awesome Wave - alt-J
Blood Pressures - The Kills
Crystal Castles II - Crystal Castles
Ceremonials - Florence + The Machine
City Of Evil - Avenged Sevenfold
Demon Days - Gorillaz
Drink The Sea - The Glitch Mob
Kings & Queens - Jamie T
Lungs - Florence + The Machine
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming - M83
Illmatic - Nas
Monkeytown - Modeselektor
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
Noctournquet - The Mars Volta
Panic Prevention - Jamie T
Passive Me, Aggressive You - The Naked And Famous
Random Album Title - deadmau5
Rated R - Queens Of The Stone Age
Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z
SBTRKT - SBTRKT
Sigh No More - Mumford & Sons
Sing The Sorrow - AFI
The Jester Race - In Flames
The Wild Youth EP - Daughter
The Year Of Hibernation - Youth Lagoon
There Is Love In You - Four Tet
The Eminem Show - Eminem
Traced In Air - Cynic
There's No Leaving Now - The Tallest Man On Earth
Trouble - Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Violet - The Birthday Massacre
Wondrous Bughouse - Youth Lagoon
Wonky - Orbital
xx - The xx

I was just skimming through my iTunes and I've put way too many in here, so I'll go back over them later on and make the ones that I really really like italic or something like that. I think this is pretty representative of my music taste, which I think is quite varied; hence, maybe, how many of them (36...)there are.

edit: christ reading over this thread I wanna add so much more stuff now...
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Old August 8th, 2013 (12:43 PM).
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Well I just decided to put 3 down:

A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders

I had trouble deciding which album to put on here, then it turns out that I chose this one because I hated most of the songs on it, then I really loved them. ATCQ are kinda important in the rap game and this whole album seems nicely put together and of higher quality than The Low End Theory while having less dull points than The Love Movement. Apart from Big Boi/Andre 3k I havn't seen a rap duo that feels more natural than Q-Tip/Phife Dawg who are the definition of silky flow and makes it sound more like a fun schoolyard rap battle than a stifled studio recording. Of course the lyrics are on point too and its another nice introductory "rap for people who hate rap" album.

A fun fact that you might like to know about ATCQ is that the aforementioned The Low End Theory is the entire reason why Nikki Minaj is famous. at all. Because she stole the best line from the best song from Busta Rhymes.

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Award Tour
Electric Relaxation
Oh My God (remix)

Nas - Illmatic

I'm not explaining this because a) I can't and b) I shouldn't have to. It's conceited but I would rather let the album itself speak and review to you rather than my words tainting the greatness of it. I skip The Genesis but that's because its an intro track with no rapping and MF DOOM has ruined skits for me forever.

Recommended Songs:
Every song starting from Track 2, New York State of Mind


Joey Bada$$ - 1999

In terms of lyrical content and polish, other albums outshine him. In terms of guest appearances, other albums outrank him. In terms of overall vibe? Na. Like the name of the mixtape suggest, it's a nod back to the 90's era of rap that Joey grew up with, a spirit he embodies through his beat selection: soulful samples, jazz hooks and even cartoonish jingles dominate the tracks, backed by some impressive and mature lyrisicm, even more so when you note that he's still young. You don't even have to pay for this, it's free. Please cop it.

Recommended Songs:
Waves
Fromdatomb$
Survival Tactics
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Old August 20th, 2013 (06:12 PM).
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Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of The Moon
Pink Floyd - The Wall
Pink Floyd - Animals
Tommy - The Who
The Beatles - Abbey Road
The Beatles - The Beatles (The White Album)
The Beatles - Revolver
The Rolling Stones - Let it Bleed
The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.
Rush - 2112
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars
The Clash - London Calling
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Kinks - Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)
Bob Dylan - Blonde on Blonde
Paul McCartney & Wings - Band on the Run
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III

This list is in no specific order. As you can clearly see, I LOVE Classic Rock. All of (or at least most of) these albums could be enjoyed by anybody though.
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Old August 20th, 2013 (09:12 PM).
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Linkin Park : Minutes to Midnight
Linkin Park : Meteora
Linkin Park : Living Things
Linkin Park : Hybrid Theory
Breaking Benjamin : Dear Agony
Papa Roach : Time for Annihilation.
And yes, I love alt rock.
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Old August 25th, 2013 (04:36 PM).
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Lately I've been listening to dark r'n'b a lot, like The Weeknd's House of Balloons. The Smiths have also caught my attention a lot in recent days while I've been taking some downtime before the semester starts. I'd only really listened to a singles anthology before but I'm working my way through their discography now and The Queen Is Dead is really something else entirely.
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Old September 8th, 2013 (07:59 AM).
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Madvillain - Madvillainy
MF Doom - Doomsday
MF Doom - mmm...Food
Radiohead - OK Computer
Radiohead - Kid A
Radiohead- In Rainbows
The Strokes - Is This It
The Strokes - Room On Fire
Blur - 13
Nirvana - Nevermind
Nirvana - In Utero
Cunninlynguists - Oneirology
Cunninlynguists - A Piece of Strange
Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Death Grips - The Money Store
Dark Side Of The Moon - Pink Floyd
Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
The White Stripes - Elephant
Tame Impala - Lonerism
System Of A Down - Toxicity
System Of A Down - System Of A Down
R.E.M - Automatic For The People
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
DANGERDOOM - The Mouse and The Mask
Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend - Contra
Dead Kennedy's - Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death

Probably a few more which I have forgotten...
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Old September 8th, 2013 (08:10 AM).
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Quote originally posted by goldengyarados:
Death Grips - The Money Store
Hell yes. This album is totally insane and headbangingly awesome. Glad there's someone else here who appreciates Death Grips.
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Old September 8th, 2013 (08:52 AM).
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I arranged them in alphabetical order by album name. I believe these show a lot about my music tastes and self. There were plenty more albums I would have liked to list, but I wanted to keep it short.

Names and Artists:
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Lady Gaga - Born This Way
Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
Florence And The Machine - Ceremonials
Demi Lovato - Demi
Marina And The Diamonds - Electra Heart
Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
Florence And The Machine - Lungs
Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
Rihanna - Talk That Talk
Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience
Ke$ha - Warrior
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Old September 8th, 2013 (06:00 PM).
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It's definitely an eclectic mix, but a lot of great artists. Out of the ten, if you haven't listened to them, I strongly recommend all of them obviously, but Gossamer and A Little Past Twilight (Passion Pit and Fair and Kind respectively) are both really interesting albums, very different from each other. One is very up-beat/energetic, while the other is rather moody, but beautiful.
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