Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

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Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

Post by Federico » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:04 pm

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200. The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It
199. Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
198. Tame Impala – Innerspeaker
197. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
196. Darkside – Psychic
195. Messer – Jalousie
194. Kid Kopphausen – I
193. Caribou – Swim
192. Mac DeMarco – Salad Days
191. The XX – Coexist
190. Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise
189. Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
188. Carly Rae Jepsen – E•MO•TION
187. Mutter – Text und Musik
186. Die Nerven – Fun
185. My Bloody Valentine – MBV
184. Beastie Boys – Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
183. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
182. Chromatics – Kill For Love
181. War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream
180. Altar Of Plagues – Teethed Glory And Injury
179. The Notwist – Close To The Glass
178. Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect
177. Deerhoof – La Isla Bonita
176. Cat Power – Wanderer
175.Tyler, The Creator – Goblin
174. Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
173. Die Goldenen Zitronen – Who’s Bad?
172. Tim Hecker – Ravedeath, 1972
171. Zugezogen Maskulin – Alles brennt
170. Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne
169. Lady Gaga – Born This Way
168. Beach House – Teen Dream
167. Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love
166. Warpaint – Warpaint
165. Björk – Utopia
164. SXTN – Leben am Limit
163. Charli XCX – Pop 2
162. Tune Yards – Whokill
161. Cate Le Bon – Reward
160. Robyn – Honey
159. Saba – Care For Me
158. Thundercat – Drunk
157. Danny Brown – XXX
156. Haim – Days Are Gone
155. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires Of The City
154. Sleaford Mods – Austerity Dogs
153. J Hus – Common Sense
152. Future Islands – Singles
151. Death Grips – The Money Store

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150 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs
149 | Kanye West | Yeezus
148 | Alex Zhang Hungtai | Divine Weight
147 | Bilderbuch | Schick Schock
146 | 21 Savage & Metro Boomin | Savage Mode
145 | Ja König Ja | Emanzipation im Wald
144 | Mica Levi | Under the Skin
143 | King Krule | 6 Feet Beneat the Moon
142 | The Internet | Ego Death
141 | SBTRKT | SBTRKT
140 | Arca | Arca
139 | Fiona Apple | The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
138 | Sky Ferreira | Night Time, My Time
137 | Dirty Projectors | Dirty Projectors
136 | Kamasi Washington | The Epic
135 | Kate Bush | 50 Words for Snow
134 | Drake | If You're Reading This It's Too Late
133 | The Caretaker | Everywhere at the End of Time Stages 1-6
132 | Jessica Pratt | Jessica Pratt
131 | A$AP Rocky | LONG.LIVE.A$AP
130 | Khruangbin | The Universe Smiles Upon You
129 | Parquet Courts | Sunbathing Animal
128 | Sleater-Kinney | No Cities to Love
127 | J. Cole | 4 Your Eyez Only
126 | Idles | Joy as an Act of Resistance
125 | Helado Negro | This Is How You Smile
124 | Laurel Halo | Quarantine
123 | Feist | Metals
122 | Peaches | Rub
121 | Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | Pùsh the Night Away
120 | SZA | Ctrl
119 | Ibeyi | Ibeyi
118 | Mitski | Puberty 2
117 | Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | EARS
116 | Fever Ray | Plunge
115 | The Weeknd | House of Balloons
114 | Neneh Cherry | Blank Project
113 | PJ Harvey | Let England Shake
112 | G.L.O.S.S. | Girls Living Outside Society's Shit
111 | Tocotronic | Schall & Wahn
110 | James Blake | James Blake
109 | William Onyeabor | Who Is William Onyeabor?
108 | Wu Lyf | Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
107 | David Bowie | Blackstar
106 | Nicki Minaj | The Pinkprint
105 | Moor Mother | Fetish Bones
104 | Leonard Cohen | You Want It Darker
103 | Pusha T | Daytona
102 | Vince Staples | Summertime '06
101 | Flying Lotus | Until the Quiet Comes
100 | Soap&Skin | Narrow
99 | Perfume Genius | Too Bright
98 | John Maus | We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
97 | Altin Gün | On
96 | Young Thug | Barter 6
95 | Hildur Guðnadóttir | Chernobyl (Music from the HBO Miniseries)
94 | Molly Nilsson | Follow the Light
93 | Lorde | Melodrama
92 | Earl Sweatshirt | Doris
91 | Mykki Blanco | Mykki
90 | Ghostpoet | Peanutbutter Blues & Melancholy Jam
89 | Chino Amobi | Airport Music for Black Folk
88 | Stormzy | Gang Signs & Prayer
87 | Marie Davidson | Working Class Woman
86 | Mike | May God Bless Your Hustle
85 | Little Simz | Grey Area
84 | Shabazz Palaces | Lese Majesty
83 | International Music | Die besten Jahre
82 | Rihanna | ANTI
81 | Mark Ernestus' Ndagga Rhythm Force | Yermande
80 | Planningtorock | All Love's Legal
79 | Macintosh Plus | Floral Shoppe
78 | Haiyti | Montenegro Zero
77 | Destroyer | Kaputt
76 | Sufjan Stevens | Carrie & Lowell
75 | Aldous Harding | Party
74 | Blood Orange | Freetown Sound
73 | Waxahatchee | Ivy Tripp
72 | Four Tet | There Is Love in You
71 | Elbow | K4L
70 | The Knife | Shaking the Habitual
69 | Chance the Rapper | Acid Rap
68 | Jessy Lanza | Pull My Hair Back
67 | Lana del Rey | Born to Die
66 | Matana Roberts | Coin Coin Chapter 1-4
65 | LCD Soundsystem | This Is Happening
64 | Die Heiterkeit | Pop + Tod I & II
63 | Kate Tempest | Let Them Eat Chaos
62 | M.I.A. | AIM
61 | Omar-S | Thank You for Letting Me Be Myself
60 | FKA Twigs | LP1
59 | Les Filles de Illighadad | Fatou Seidi Ghali & Alamnou Akrouni
58 | Zola Jesus | Conatus
57 | Beyoncé | Beyoncé
56 | Andy Stott | Luxury Problems
55 | Loraine James | For You & I
54 | Lil Peep | Hellboy
53 | Perfect Pussy | Say Yes to Love
52 | Dengue Dengue Dengue | Zenit & Nadir
51 | Taylor Swift | 1989

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Post by jade.palooka » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:35 pm

50 | Future | DS2
49 | Janelle Monáe | The ArchAndroid
48 | Caterina Barbiera | Ecstatic Computation
47 | Skepta | Konnichiwa
46 | Equiknoxx | Colón Man
45 | Courtney Barnett | Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Fart
44 | Yves Tumor | Serpent Music
43 | Dean Blunt | Black Metal
42 | Run The Jewels | Run The Jewels 2
41 | Jenny Hval | Apocalypse, girl
40 | CocoRosie | Grey Oceans
39 | Drake | Nothing Was As Bland As The Same
38 | Savages | Silence Yourself
37 | St. Vincent | St. Vincent
36 | Clams Casino | Instrumental Mixtape 1-3
35 | Oneohtrix Point Never | Returnal
34 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN.
33 | Torres | Three Futures
32 | Erykah Badu | But You Caint Use My Phone
31 | Mount Eerie | A Crow Looked At Me
30 | Grimes | Visions
29 | Tirzah | Devotion
28 | ANOHNI | HOPELESSNESS
27 | Cardi B | Invasion Of Privacy
26 | Holly Herndon | Platform [I'm super unbiased as usual - but yessss!]
25 | Abra |Rose
24 | Grouper | Ruins
23 | Sun Kil Moon | Benji [Booooh fuck grumpy old xgen man, fuck ohio, unsubscribe here]
22 | Princess Nokia | 1992
21 | Snail Mail | Lush

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Post by Harold » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:51 pm

jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:35 pm
45 | Courtney Barnett | Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Fart
39 | Drake | Nothing Was As Bland As The Same
No editorializing in the list transcriptions, please! This job is time-consuming enough as it is!

At least these are easy to figure out. A few years ago, it took 15 minutes of searching until I realized that Biffy Clyro didn't actually have an album titled "Embarrassment to Scotland." I wanted to track down and seriously chastise whoever did that...

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Post by jade.palooka » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:06 pm

Harold wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:51 pm
jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:35 pm
45 | Courtney Barnett | Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Fart
39 | Drake | Nothing Was As Bland As The Same
No editorializing in the list transcriptions, please! This job is time-consuming enough as it is!

At least these are easy to figure out. A few years ago, it took 15 minutes of searching until I realized that Biffy Clyro didn't actually have an album titled "Embarrassment to Scotland." I wanted to track down and seriously chastise whoever did that...
I hope you forgive me for the slight chuckle, Harold, but you always were the somber part on this side of the internet and I STILL imagine Doctor Egon Spengler sternly lecturing me for bullships like this when I read your nick, and yet who would be so brainwormed to declare Biffy worse than Nazareth or Wet Wet Wet...

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Post by mileswide » Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:57 am

Truly shameful. Everyone knows Drake's album is Nothing Was As Lame
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Post by Bruno » Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:46 pm

Really? :?

Harold already has a giant job to compile all the lists, for these boring jokes.

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Post by acroamor » Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:50 pm

If you're going to editorialize, please do so in sentence form at the end of your post, disconnected from the lists themselves, rather than parentheticals that will complicate the volunteer work of our spreadsheet doctors.

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Post by panam » Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:15 pm

jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:06 pm
Harold wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:51 pm
jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:35 pm
45 | Courtney Barnett | Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Fart
39 | Drake | Nothing Was As Bland As The Same
No editorializing in the list transcriptions, please! This job is time-consuming enough as it is!

At least these are easy to figure out. A few years ago, it took 15 minutes of searching until I realized that Biffy Clyro didn't actually have an album titled "Embarrassment to Scotland." I wanted to track down and seriously chastise whoever did that...
I hope you forgive me for the slight chuckle, Harold, but you always were the somber part on this side of the internet and I STILL imagine Doctor Egon Spengler sternly lecturing me for bullships like this when I read your nick, and yet who would be so brainwormed to declare Biffy worse than Nazareth or Wet Wet Wet...

That's trolling level. So wrong that think it's good ruining dedicated work by someone else.

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Post by Schüttelbirne » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:00 pm

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20 | Ja, Panik | Libertatia
19 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
18 | Julia Holter | Have You in My Wilderness
17 | Kelela | Hallucinogen
16 | Joanna Newsom | Have One on Me
15 | D'Angelo & The Vanguard | Black Messiah
14 | Sophia Kennedy | Sophia Kennedy
13 | Anna von Hausswolff | Ceremony
12 | Angel Olsen | Burn Your Fire for No Witness
11 | Noname | Telefone

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Post by Harold » Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:00 pm

Breaking my own let-others-do-the-work rule here, since it's only seven albums. Also, this may only be my own opinion, but excruciatingly gradual list rollouts can go fuck themselves.

https://spex.de/die-besten-alben-2010-2019-platz-10-4/

10 | Kendrick Lamar | good kid, m.A.A.d. city
9 | Frank Ocean | Channel Orange
8 | Drake | Take Care
7 | Fatima Al Qadiri | Asiatisch
6 | Jlin | Black Origami
5 | Ja, Panik | DMD KIU LIDT
4 | Solange | A Seat at the Table

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Post by acroamor » Wed Dec 18, 2019 6:16 pm

Harold wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:00 pm
Breaking my own let-others-do-the-work rule here, since it's only seven albums. Also, this may only be my own opinion, but excruciatingly gradual list rollouts can go fuck themselves.
Right?! What on earth do they gain from slowing it down so much?

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Post by Jimoincolor » Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:15 pm

3 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly
2 | Frank Ocean | Blonde
1 | Beyoncé | Lemonade

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Post by Rob » Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:55 pm

The top 3 are usual suspects, but otherwise I love how all-over-the-place this list is, a good mix between unexpected picks and other usual suspects dropping at any place.

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Post by prosecutorgodot » Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:48 pm

Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one.

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Post by mileswide » Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:40 am

prosecutorgodot wrote:
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:48 pm
Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one.
I'd be stunned if Benji at least didn't feature in our EOD albums (while it won't for me, I will have Richard Ramirez...hovering around my songs list), so you're not alone in this.

In the media, it's the 'the art vs the artist' issue as usual. In the space of just over a year after releasing Benji, Kozelek recorded a song called War on Drugs, Suck My Cock after the band drowned out his set at a festival, announced at a gig that he wanted to see a specific audience member naked and improvised a song calling Pitchfork/Guardian journalist Laura Snapes a bitch.

The backlash to Kozelek's behaviour might have been defended by the media as more justified than in similar circumstances because of his somewhat expositional, stream-of-consciousness style where the line between the person and the musical persona seem thinner. There may have also been shock at the contrast between the above actions with the Weltzschmerz and empathy in his music.

I hope all of that's not too pretentious and you can get some meaning out of it!
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Post by prosecutorgodot » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:24 pm

mileswide wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:40 am
prosecutorgodot wrote:
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:48 pm
Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one.
I'd be stunned if Benji at least didn't feature in our EOD albums (while it won't for me, I will have Richard Ramirez...hovering around my songs list), so you're not alone in this.

In the media, it's the 'the art vs the artist' issue as usual. In the space of just over a year after releasing Benji, Kozelek recorded a song called War on Drugs, Suck My Cock after the band drowned out his set at a festival, announced at a gig that he wanted to see a specific audience member naked and improvised a song calling Pitchfork/Guardian journalist Laura Snapes a bitch.

The backlash to Kozelek's behaviour might have been defended by the media as more justified than in similar circumstances because of his somewhat expositional, stream-of-consciousness style where the line between the person and the musical persona seem thinner. There may have also been shock at the contrast between the above actions with the Weltzschmerz and empathy in his music.

I hope all of that's not too pretentious and you can get some meaning out of it!
Thanks for the input, mileswide. You taught me a new word today - Weltzschmerz.

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Post by mileswide » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:41 pm

prosecutorgodot wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:24 pm
Thanks for the input, mileswide. You taught me a new word today - Weltzschmerz.
It'd be a new word to any German-speakers as well as I used one 'z' too many, scheiße! Hope it made sense anyway with or without knowledge of the gratuitously used German...
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