Best Albums / Tracks of the 90s

There is an argument to be made for DMB though….:wink:

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I don’t really know their catalog but I know it enough to know their best song was written by Ween!

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Which one? Or do you mean Phish? The only good Phish songs I’ve ever heard (and I’ve heard a lot) are written by others.

DMB = Dave Matthews Band

I meant Phish… thought DMB was a reference to an album of theirs.

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Many goods already listed. I’ll add…

G love and the special sauce


1998 only :

Massive Attack : Mezzanine
Squarepusher : Music is Rotted One Note
Godspeed You Black Emperor! - f#a#
Tortoise - TNT
Boards of Canada : Music has the Right to Children
Autechre : LP5
Mouse on Mars : Glam
Plastikman - Consumed
Gas - Zauberberg
Pole - CD 1
Thomas Köner : Kaamos



Oh christ how could I have forgotten. Maybe SAWII sits out and Gas comes in??

Your list reminds me: Oval - Systemisch should be on mine

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So many greats already listed, and many others for me to check out (thanks all)

Can add:

Ween - The Mollusk
Ween - Chocolate and Cheese
Judgement Night Soundtrack (terrible movie, but crazy soundtrack pairing up mostly heavy alternative groups with hip hop acts. “Another Body Murdered” with Faith No More/Boo Ya Tribe is heavy af)
Handsome Boy Modeling School - So….How’s Your Girl? (So many great tracks on this one. Lots of Del.)

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Thinking off the top of my head and in no particular order only of records that I still think are good rather than ones I loved at the time and have felt less attachment too since:

  • Coil - Love’s Secret Domain
  • Coil - Musick to Play In the Dark
  • Legendary Pink Dots - The Maria Dimension
  • Loop - A Gilded Eternity
  • Nurse With Wound - Second Pirate Session
  • Mouse On Mars - Iaora Tahiti
  • His Name Is Alive - Livonia
  • Spring Heel Jack - Lee Perry EP
  • Stereolab - Mars Audiac Quintet
  • Stereolab - Switched On
  • Faust - Wakes Nosferatu
  • Current 93 - Thunder Perfect Mind
  • African Head Charge - In Pursuit Of Shashamane Land
  • African Head Charge - Songs Of Praise
  • Radical Dance Faction - Wasteland
  • Panasonic - Vakio
  • Laibach - Kapital
  • Einstürzende Neubauten - Tabula Rasa
  • Tortoise - Tortoise
  • Hair and Skin Trading Company - Jo In Nine G Hell

Plus about 750 others.


An excellent album, though I always preferred the first two.

These too!

And these!

Oh yeah!

It’s not my favorite, but this week I’ve been listening “B12 - Time Tourist”


I have at least half of those on CD. Lol. I might have the Pole release on vinyl.

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Built To Spill - Keep It Like A Secret
Chemical Brothers - Exit Planet Dust
Pavement - Slanted and Enchanted
Fatboy Slim - You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby
Handsome Boy Modeling School - So…How’s Your Girl?
Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West
Nirvana - In Utero
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing
KMFDM - Angst
The Folk Implosion - Take A Look Inside
Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
Wu-Tang - Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Sonic Youth - Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star
Tribe Called Quest - Low End Theory
Beck - Odelay
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Flaming Lips - The Soft Bulletin
Magnetic Fields - The Charm of the Highway Strip
White Zombie - Astro Creep 2000
Weezer - Pinkerton
Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine
Moby - Play


Coil, Nurse With Wound, LPD and Spring Heel Jack. Hell yeah.

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:guitar: :guitar: :guitar:

Carry The Zero and Else are just :sob: :sob: :sob:


Yes, an amazing album! Just saw them a few weeks ago, great show as always. And I am digging their new album as well.

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Amazing nobody mentioned this yet?


I somehow assumed all the GAS albums were from the 00s or later. Something so un-90s about them.

People still listen to 90s music??

I thought we are supposed to be writing music for the future not looking in the review mirror :joy:

A lot of great mentions so far


Anything on record labels
Ghetto Technics

Various Mixtapes
Frankie Bones


Soundtrack to 75% of the '90s for me (less so SHJ, adnittedly).

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