Monday, October 8, 2018

Prog Valhalla - The Greatest Epics of the "Classic Era"

The High Temple of Music Artistry in Progressive Rock Music


THE HALL OF EPICS 
(The Best Prog Epics of the 1970s)


The Immortals of Classic Progressive Rock Music:
"Supper's Ready" - Genesis (99.5/100)
"Gates of Delirium" - Yes * (99/100)
"Close to the Edge" - Yes * (98.5/100)
"Cinema Show" - Genesis (98/100)
"The Fall of the House of Usher" - Alan Parsons Project (98/100)
"Can You Hear Me?" - Renaissance (98/100)
"Ludwig II von Bayern" - Klaus Schulze * (98/100)
"Awaken" - Yes (97/100)
"The Musical Box" - Genesis (97/100)
"A Trip to The Fair" - Renaissance (97/100)
"Romantic Warrior" - Return to Forever (97/100)
"The Ikon" - Utopia * (96.5/100)
"Henry: Portraits from Tudor Times" - Anthony Phillips (96.5/100)
"Friedrich Nietzsche" - Klaus Schulze * (96.5/100)
"Dogs" - Pink Floyd * (96/100)
"The Geese and the Ghost" - Anthony Phillips (96/100)
"L'auberge du Sanglier/A hunting we shall go / Pengola / Backwards / A hunting we shall go (reprise)" - Caravan (96/100)
"T. on a White Horse" - Eberhard Weber (96/100)
"In the Dead of Night" suite - UK (96/100)
"Adonis" - Anyone's Daughter * (95/100)
"Histoires sans paroles" - Harmonium * (95/100)
"Firth of Fifth" - Genesis (95/100)
"Moana I" - Eberhard Weber (95/100)
"The Court of the Crimson King" - King Crimson (95/100)
"Mother Russia" - Renaissance (95/100)
["Lágada" - Galadriel (95/100)]
"L'araigné-mal" - Atoll * (94.5/100)
"Introduzione" - Il Balletto di Bronzo (94.5/100)
"Incantations (Side One)" - Mike Oldfield * (94/100)
"Utopia Theme" - Utopia (94/100)
"Heart of the Sunrise" - Yes (94/100)
"Sheep" - Pink Floyd (94/100)
"Canto nomade per un prigioniero politico" - Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso (93/100)
"A Plague Of Lighthouse Keepers" - VDGG * (93/100)
"Fool's Overture" - Supertramp (93/100)
"Sound Chaser" - Yes (93/100)
"Lunar Sea" - Camel (93/100)
"Hamburger Concerto" - Focus * (92.5/100)
"Sleeping Giant" - Herbie Hancock * (92.5/100)
"Pictures" - Island * (92.5/100)
"Things I Don't Understand" - Renaissance (92/100)
"Hortz Fur Dëhn Stekëhn Ẁest" - Magma (92/100)
"Prince and The Sea" - Lenny White (92/100)
"Can't be long now / Françoise / For Richard / Warlock" - Caravan (92/100)
"L'isola di niente" - PFM (92/100)
"Depuis l'automne" - Harmonium (92/100)
"Poisoned Youth" - England (92/100)
["The Crucifixion" - Aragon (92/100)]
"Tubular Bells" (Side One) - Mike Oldfield * (91.5/100)
"Take a Pebble" - ELP (91.5/100)
"Friedemann Bach" - Klaus Schulze (91.5/100)
"A Treatise on Cosmic Fire" - Todd Rundgren * (91/100)
"Eruption" - Focus * (91/100)
"Tarkus" - ELP * (91/100)
"Huascaran I" - Fermata (91/100)
"Across the Waters" - Triumvirat (91/100)
"The Duel of The Jester and The Tyrant (Parts I & II)" - Return to Forever (91/100)
"W Kolysce Dloni Twych (Ojcu)" - SBB (91/100)
"One for theVine" - Genesis (91/100)
"Traummaschine" - Ash Ra Tempel * (91/100)
"Shadow of the Heirophant" - Steve Hackett (91/100)
"Wasting Time" - Zyma (91/100)
"Wassilissa" - Mother Gong * (90.5/100)
"Barbara" - Ivory (90.5/100)
"The Torture Never Stops" - Frank Zappa (90/100)
"Before the Fall" - Babylon (90/100)
"La femme aillée" - Pollen (90/100)
["The Enemy Smacks" - IQ (90/100)]

I thought I'd done this poll before (searched, could find no evidence), or I've wanted to do it for the longest time: Vote for your favorite of these "lesser known" or "lesser acclaimed" prog epics from the 1970s--all of which are, in my opinion, masterpieces in their own right.


Demi-Gods of  Progressive Rock Music:
"Enigmatic Ocean, Parts I-VI" - Jean-Luc Ponty (89.5/100)
"Swastikas on Parade" - The Residents * (89.5/100)
["Crowded" - Trilogy (89.5/100)]
["We Are Sane" - Twelfth Night (89.5/100)]
"Sorrow" - Lucifer's Friend (89/100)
"San Lorenzo" - Pat Metheny Group (89/100)
"Answers? Questions! Questions? Answers!" - Focus (89/100)
"Memento z banalnym triptykiem" - SBB * (89/100)
"Il Banchetto" - PFM (89/100)
"Pictures" - Schicke, Führs & Fröhling (89/100)
"Me and My Woman" - Roy Harper (89/100)
"Slightly All the Time" - Soft Machine * (88.5/100)
"Les porches de Notre-Dame" - Maneige * (88.5/100)
"Heinrich von Kleist" - Klaus Schulze * (88.5/100)
"Son Of 'There's No Place Like Homerton'" - Hatfield and the North (88.5/100)
"Yksi Maa & Yksi Kansa - One Land & One Nation" - Haikara (88.5/100) 
"Why Should I Lend You Mine" - Brand X (88.5/100)
"El Viaje de Anabelas" - Bubu (88/100)
"Dopo... Niente È Più Lo Stesso" - Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso (88/100)
"Wandering Spirit Song" - Herbie Hancock * (88/100)
"Mumps" - Hatfield and the North * (88/100)
"Yours Is No Disgrace" - Yes (88/100)
"Pääntaivuttelun Seuraukset" - Pekka Pohjola * (88/100)
"Incantations (Side Four)" - Mike Oldfield * (87.5/100)
"Song for America" - Kansas (87.5/100)
"Rain Dance" - Herbie Hancock (87.5/100)
"Shoes (Boty)"- Modry Efekt (87.5/100)
"Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Parts 1-5" - Pink Floyd (87/100)
"The Herald" - Comus (87/100)
"The Three Tongues" - Mother Gong (87/100)
"Mirage!" -  AREA (87/100)
"Dear Alice" - Chick Corea (87/100)
"Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Parts 6-9" - Pink Floyd (87/100)
"The Pied Piper" - Mother Gong (87/100)
"A Louse Is Not A Home" - Peter Hammill (87/100)
"Z Ktorych Krwi Frew Moja" - SBB (87/100)
"Lemmings" - VDGG (87/100)
"Peccato D'Orgoglio" - Alphataurus (87/100)
"Touching Once (Is so Hard to Do)" - Renaissance (87/100)
"Metamorphosis" - Curved Air (87/100)
"Driving to Amsterdam" - Khan (87/100)
"Brainticket (Part I)" - Brainticket (87/100)
"Lament" - Gryphon (87/100)
"Mission 14" - Quasar (86.5/100)
"Pedagogue" - Wigwam (86.5/100)
"Halloween, Part 2" - Pulsar * (86.5/100)
"Hidden Shadows" - Herbie Hancock (86.5/100)
"Larks' Tongue in Aspic" - King Crimson (86.5/100)
"Herold And King / Dloreh" - Island (86.5/100)
"Ballet for a Girl in Buchanon" - Chicago (86.5/100)
"Midnight Mushrumps" - Gryphon * (86/100)
"Ashes Are Burning" - Renaissance (86/100)
"Nine Feet Underground" - Caravan * (86/100)
"The World of Genius Hans" - Moving Gelatine Plates (86/100)
"Sleepwalkers" - VDGG (86/100)
"Businessman" - Zyma (86/100)
"Space Shanty" - Khan (86/100)
"L'idiot Leon" - Cos (86/100)
"Tarkus" - ELP * (86/100)
"Scorched Earth" - VDGG (86/100)
"Nimrodel / The Procession / The White Rider" - Camel (86/100)
"Lady Fantasy" - Camel (86/100)
"Epilogo" - Il Balletto di Bronzo (86/100)
"Le Karême d'Eros" - Sloche (86/100)
"Silently Falling" - Chris Squire (86/100)
"My Brother" - Osiris (86/100)
"Halloween, Part 1" - Pulsar * (85.5/100)
"Here And Now" - Island (85.5/100)
"A Passion Condensed" - Finch * (85.5)
"I Could Never Be A Soldier" - Gnidrolog (85.5/100)
"Water Torture" - Herbie Hancock (85.5/100)
"Opening Move" - Gryphon (85.5/100) 
"Le dernier" - Shylock (85.5/100)
"Jack the Ripper" - Univers Zero (85/100)
"Orée" - Laurent Thibault (85/100)
"Dreamfish" - Babylon (85/100)
"Pioneers over C" - VDGG (85/100)
"Memory Lain, Hugh/Headloss" - Caravan (85/100)
"Gudrun" - Pierreot Lunaire (85/100)
"Incantations (Side Two)" - Mike Oldfield * (85/100)
"Heinrich von Kleist" - Klaus Schulze * - (85/100)
"Atila" - Atila (84.5/100)
"The Dream" - Gracious (84.5/100)
"Oceaner föder liv" (Oceans give birth to life) - Kaipa (84.5/100)
"På Gata" - Atlas (84.5/100)
"Brigades spéciales" - Art Zoyd (84.5/100)
"One Word" - Mahavishnu Orchestra (84.5/100)
"Creepshow" - Twelfth night (84.5/100)
"Starship Trooper: Life Seeker / Disillusion / Wurm" - Yes (84/100)
"Ritual - Nous Sommes Du Soleil" - Yes * (84/100)
"Nubian Sundance" - Weather Report (84/100)
"Pudding in Gesteren" - Supersister * (84/100)
"Arrow" - VDGG (84/100)
"Un Giorno, un Amico" - Quella Vecchia Locanda (84/100)
"Freak Parade" - Utopia (84/100)
"Incantations (Side Three)" - Mike Oldfield * (84/100)
"July Morning" - Uriah Heep (84/100)
"Seppia" - Pichio dal Pozzo (84/100)
"Sailor on the Seas of Fate" - Osiris (83.5/100)
"Crystal Lake" - Klaus Schulze * (83.5/100)
"Beyond the Bizarre" - Finch (83.5/100)
"The Joke" - High Tide (83.5/100)
"Introspect" - Cathedral (83/100)
"La mente vola" - Alphataurus (83/100)
"Julia" - SBB * (83/100)
"Man-Erg" - VDGG (83/100)
"L'evoluzione" - Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso (83/100)
"The Long Piece" - Egg * (83/100)
"Achille" - Classroom (Cos) (83/100)
"Echoes" - Pink Floyd * (83/100)
"A Sprinking of Clouds" - Gong (83/100)
"Laocksetal" - Shylock (83/100)
"Somni" - Atila (82.5/100)
"The Love In Your Eye / To Catch Me A Brother / Subsultus / Debouchement / Tilbury Kecks" - Caravan (82.5/100)
"Kobaïa" - Magma (82.5/100)
"The Last Battle" - Rick Wakeman (82.5/100)
"Severity town" - Grobschnitt (82.5/100)
"Jeux du Siecle" Carpe Diem (82.5/100)
"And You and I" - Yes (82/100)
"Hypertension (Hypertenze)" - Modry Efekt (82/100)
"Same Old Rock" - Roy Harper (82/100)
"Velvet Voyage" - Klaus Schulze * (82/100)
"Running Hard" - Renaissance (82/100)
"Rock, Sea, and Tree" - Machiavel (82/100)
"Isle of Everywhere" - Gong (82/100)
"Bent Cold Sidewalk" - Tangerine Dream (82/100)
"Tunnel" - Atoll (82/100)
"One End More / Phil's Little Dance - For Phil Miller's Trousers / Worlds Of Zin" - Gilgamesh (82/100)
"Spanish Galleon" - Lucifer's Friend (82/100)
"Imaginary Voyage, Parts I-IV" - Jean-Luc Ponty * (81.5/100)
"To Be Over" - Yes (81/100)
"Ombra muta" - Alphataurus (81/100)
"Scorpio-Libra" - Eddie Henderson (81/100)
"Reviure" - Atila (81/100)
"Ruins" - Henry Cow (81/100)
"Hallogallo" - Neu! (81/100)
"Windchase" - Sebastian Hardie * (80.5/100)
"Alegries del Mediterrani" - Iceberg (80.5/100)
"Il Principio del Fin" - Atila (80.5/100)
"Credo" - Refugee * (80.5/100)
"Vendesi Saggezza" - Locanda della Fate (80.5/100)
"Abre la Puerta" - Triana (80.5/100)
"Boilk" - Egg (80.5/100)
"Down to You" - Colosseum II (80.5/100)
"Forse Le Lucciole Non Si Amano Più" - Locanda della Fate (80.5/100)    
"Vilna" - Weidorje (80.5/100)
"Il giardino del mago" - Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso * (80/100)
"The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys" - Traffic (80/100)
"A Tab in the Ocean" - Nektar (80/100)
"Energy" - Supersister (80/100)
"The Light from Deep Darkness" - Eloy (80/100)
"Flying Teapot" - Gong (80/100)
"Brainticket (Part II)" - Brainticket (80/100)
"Downwind" - Gong (80/100)


"Io Vivo (fusione per 30 elementi)" - Banco Delle Mutuo Soccorso (/100)

Spectres, Devas, and Sprites of Classic Prog Music:
"Pigs (Three Different Ones)" - Pink Floyd (79.5/100)
"Stadacone" - Sloche (79.5/100)
"Köhntarkösz (Part One)" - Magma (79/100)
"Hasta Volver" - Triana (79/100)
"For Four" - Mirthrandir (79/100)
"L'amico suicida" - Biglietto Per L'Inferno (79/100)
"Captain Coeur de Miel" - Ange (79/100)
"Coloc" - Cos (79/100)
"Casino" - Al Di Meola (79/100)
"Call of the Wild" - Jan Dukes de Grey (79/100)
"Facelift" - Soft Machine * (79/100)
"Progression" - Trace (78.5/100)
"Gamma Ray" - Birth Control (78.5/100)
"Poseidon's Creation" - Eloy (78/100)
"Sueños de Maniquí" - Bubu (78/100)
"Where Opposites Meet" - Sky (78/100)
"Safe (Canon Song)" - Chris Squire (78/100)
"E-Musik" - Neu! (77.5/100)
"Meurglys III, The Songwriter's Guild" - VDGG * (77.5/100)
"Schmetterling" - Bröselmaschine (77/100)
"Dundrets Fröjder" - Samla Mammas Manna (77/100)
"Zarathustra" - Museo Rosenbach * (77/100)
"I Wish I Was a Girl" - Pink Fairies (77/100)
"Anna" - SBB * (77/100)
"Huascaran II" - Fermata (77/100)
"The Apocalypse" - Eloy (77/100)
"A Girl Named You" - Supersister (77/100)
"Zero The Hero and The Witch's Spell" - Gong (76.5/100)
"Gaillarde" - Trace (76.5/100)
"Yeti (Improvisation)" - Amon Düül II * (76.5/100)
"Les aventures de saxinette et Clarophone" - Maneige (76/100)
"I due amanti" - Corte Dei Miracoli (76/100)
"They Get To Know Me" - Kayak (76/100)
"The Venusian Summer - Lenny White (76/100)
"Alpha Centauri" - Tangerine Dream * (76/100)
"Lost" - VDGG * (75/100)
"Ban-Ban Caliban" - Soft Machine (75/100)
"Garden Of Paradise" - Steve Hillage * (75/100)
"Pamiec w Kamien Wrasta" (Memory Grows into Stone) - SBB * (75/100)
"Atlantis' Agony At June 5th - 8498, 13 p.m. Gregorian Earthtime" - Eloy (75/100)
"Europe Endless (Europa Endlos)" - Kraftwerk (75/100)
"UFO" - Guru Guru (75/100)
"Kuiama" - ELO (74.5/100)
"All Along The Watchtower" - Affinity (74.5/100)
"Aufbruch" - Novalis (74.5/100)
"Time Robber" - Omega (74.5/100)
"Kommunikation" - Gila (74.5/100)
"Moonchild" - King Crimson (73.5/100)
"With an ear to the ground you can make it / Martinian / Only cox / Reprise - Caravan (73/100)
"Starless" - King Crimson (73/100)
"Why Don't You Eat Carrots" - Faust (73/100)
"Oasis" - Nucleus (73/100)
"Negativland" - Neu! (72.5/100)
"You Never Blow Your Trip Forever" - Gong (72/100)
"Caos (parte seconda)" - AREA (72/100)
"Isis and Osiris" - Alice Coltrane (71.5/100)
"RongWrong" - Quiet Sun (71/100)
"Stand By" - Heldon (71/100)

Satyrs, Imps, and Gnomes of Classic Progressive Rock Music:
"Svitanie (Dawning)" - Modry Efekt (68/100)
"Damnation Alley" - Hawkwind (67.5/100)
"Perspective I (où commence le nihilisme actif) - Heldon (67/100)
"Hangman" - Jane (65/100)
"Saneonymous" - High Tide (65/100)
"Perspective III (Baader Meinhof Blues)" - Heldon (64/100)
"Sacrifice" - Black Widow (63/100)

Liars, Cheats, and Fakirs
"Dark Ages" - Jethro Tull (58/100)
"Last Man at the Station" - SBB (57/100)

Monday, July 23, 2018

Prog Lists: My Favorite Albums of Each Year

     2022    
1. iNFiNiEN Beyond the Veil
2. RANESTRANE Apocalypse Now
3. FIVE-STOREY ENSEMBLE Presence
4. IKARUS Plasma
5. MOTORPSYCHO Ancient Astronauts
6. KLAUS SCHULZE Deus Arrakis
7. DAVE BRONS Return to Arda
8. WESERBERGLAND Sacrae Symphonae nr. 1
9. BREIDABLIK Alduorka
10. KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Changes

11. RETURNED TO THE EARTH Fall of the Watcher
12. DREADNAUGHT The Endless
13. STRANGE POP Ten Years Gone
14. TANGERINE DREAM Raum
15. BLACK MIDI Hellfire
16. GRICE Polarchoral
17. STEVE VAI Inviolate 
18. MIDLAKE For the Sake of Bethel Woods
19. BIRTH Born
20. MARILLION An Hour Before It's Dark

21. ALIANTE Destinazione Oblique
22. KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms, & Lava
23. SILENT TEMPLE Faery Revolution
24. HAVEN OF ECHOES The Indifferent Stars
25. JONAS LINDBERG & THE OTHER SIDE Miles from Nowhere
26. INNER PROSPEKT Grey Origin
27. VON HERTZEN BROTHERS Red Alert in the Blue Forest
28. BEN CRAVEN Monsters from the Id
29. BIG BIG TRAIN Welcome to the Planet
30. ALMS The Trial

Honorable Mentions:
THE POWER OF THREE Time Horizon
THE LIGHT IN THE OCEAN Deep Reef Dream
PURE REASON REVOLUTION Above Cirrus
MOON X Zap!
KARFAGEN Land of Green and Gold
GHOST TOAST Shade Without Color

Special Mention:
JAMBINAI Apparition
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD Laminated Denim
SON LUX Original Soundtrack Music for the film Everything, Everywhere, All the Time 



     2021    
1. NEEDLEPOINT Walking Up That Valley
2. GIANT SKY Giant Sky
3. ACCORDO DEI CONTRARI UR-
4. HANDS OF THE HERON 13 Moons
5. CALIGONAUT Magnified As Giants
6. SHAMBLEMATHS 2
7. RACHEL FLOWERS Bigger on the Inside
8. MONOBODY Comma
9. BATTLESTATIONS Splinters, Vol. 2 - Bruise
10. YOO DOO RIGHT Don't Think You Can Escape Your Purpose

11. MANNA / MIRAGE Man Out of Time
12. SKE Insolibilia
13. MONO Pilgrimage of the Soul
14. A FORMAL HORSE Meat Mallet
15. BLACK MIDI Cavalcade
16. KANT FREUD KAFKA Historias el acantilado
17. SMALLTAPE The Hungry Heart
18. CICCADA Harvest
19. KRISTOFFER GILDENLÖW Let Me Be a Ghost
20. ARGOS The Other Life

21. JORDSJØ Pastoralis
22. GLASS KITES II
23. AGUSA En annan värld
24. INNER PROSPEKT Canvas Two
25. BEAUTIFUL BEDLAM Beautiful Bedlam
26. PALE MANNEQUIN Colours of Continuity
27. DAVE BAINBRIDGE To the Far Away
28. KONOM Konom
29. BIG BIG TRAIN Common Ground
30. EMERALD DAWN To Touch the Sky

Honorable Mentions:
FROST* Day and Age
CAST Visegimus
SYLVAN One to Zero
MISTER ROBOT Robot Dreams



     2020    
1. MAGICK BROTHER & MYSTIC SISTER Magick Brother & Mystic Sister
2. PENDRAGON Love over Fear
3. THE RETICENT The Oubliette
4. THE LIGHT IN THE OCEAN The Pseudo-Scientific Study of Oceanic Neo-Cryptid Zoology
5. BATTLESTATIONS Inform
6. NEON HEART Neon Heart
7. ONCE AND FUTURE BAND Deleted Scenes
8. ARNAUD BUKWALD La marmite cosmique, no. 6
9. WESERBERGLAND Am Ende der Welt
10. ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF All Thoughts Fly

11. JOHN LUDI Mistakes Have Been Made
12. HOMUNCULUS RES Andiamo in giro di notte e ci consumiamo nel fuoco
13. ABEL GANZ The Life of the Honeybee and Other Moments of Clarity
14. VESPERO The Four Zoas
15. GALIA SOCIAL Rise
16. MARJANA SEMKINA Sleepwalking
17. DAI KAHT II
18. JARDON The Fading Thought
19. MOTORPSYCHO The All Is One
20. JOHN HOLDEN Rise and Fall

21. HIBISCUS BISCUIT Reflections of Mine
22. UBI MAIOR Bestie, Uomini e Dèi
23. THE OCEAN Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic
24. PAT METHENY From This Place
25. KARFAGEN Principles and Theory of Spektra
26. CORDE OBLIQUE The Moon Is a Dry Bone
27. LOGOS Sadako e le mille gru di carta
28. MOURA Moura
29. THE BARDIC DEPTHS The Bardic Depths
30. ELLESMERE Wyrd

Honorable Mentions:
ANTONY KALUGIN Marshmallow Moondust
VICTOR GO The Leap
PURE REASON REVOLUTION Eupnea
FREN Where Do You Want Ghosts to Reside?
LA MASCHERA DI CERA S.E.I.
LUNATIC SOUL Through Shaded Woods
ZIO Flower Torenia
MOON MEN Tales of Space Pirates



     2019    
1. TIRILL Said the Sun to the Moon
2. JAMBINAI Onde
3. THIEVES' KITCHEN Genius Loci
4. FUZZ PUDDLE Speciecide
5. SEVEN STEPS TO THE GREEN DOOR The? Lie
6. FLY PAN AM C'est ça
7. HAMMOCK Silencia
8. 
THE LOOMINGS Hey, Weirdo!
9. MONKEY3 Spheres
10. STEVE HAUSCHILDT Nonlin

11. THE TEA CLUB If / When
12. ARNAUD BUKWALD La marmite cosmique V
13. BENT KNEE You Know What They Mean
14. IAMTHEMORNING The Bell
15. MONO Nowhere, Now Here
16. BLACK MIDI Schlagenheim
17. DIZZY MYSTICS Wanderlost
18. UNITED PROGRESSIVE FRATERNITY Planetary Overload, Part 1 - Loss
19. STEVE UNRUH Precipice
20. KARFAGEN Echoes from Within The Dragon's Island

21. MODERN-ROCK ENSEMBLE Night Dreams & Wishes
22. DIAGONAL Arc
23. IQ Resistance
24. CONSIDER THE SOURCE You Are Literally A Metaphor
25. CHARLIE CAWOOD Blurring Into Motion
26. THE PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE Mother's Tales
27. EX CANIX Shaman
28. BIG BIG TRAIN Grand Tour
29. ALIO DIE & INDALASKA Tempus Fugit
30. RETROSPECTIVE Latent Advidity

Honorable Mentions:
FORMAL HORSE Here Comes a Man from the Council with a Flamethrower
OPETH In Cauda Venenum
JORDSJØ Nattfiolen
ELECTRIC ASTURIAS Trinity

Special Mention:
DE LORIANS De Lorians


     2018    
1. UNAKA PRONG Salinity Now!
2. MIDAS FALL Evaporate
3. KEOR Petrichor
4. TOBY DRIVER They Are the Shield
5. STARVING DAUGHTERS Strange Valleys
6. LOW Double Negative
7. MONOBODY Raytracing
8. IVAR BJØRNSON & EINAR SELVIK Hugsjá
9. JULIA HOLTER Aviary
10. HYPNO5E A Backward Glance on a Travel Road: Alba - Les Ombres Errantes

11. ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF Dead Magic
12. ALL TRAPS ON EARTH A Drop of Light
13. ALTO PALO Frozen There
14. NOSOUND Allow Yourself
15. SEQUENTIA LEGENDA Renaissance
16. LA DOTTRINA DEGLI OPPOSTI Arrivaderci sogni
17. SEVEN REIZH L'albatros
18. HOMUNCULUS RES Della stessa sostanza dei sogni
19. REGAL WORM Pig Views
20. METHEXIS Topos

21. DEAD CAN DANCE Dionysus
22. VAK Budo
23. GLEB KOLYADIN Gleb Kolyadin
24. BUBU El eco del sol
25. FEM Mutazione
26. ATMOSPHERES Reach
27. PiNioL Bran Coucou
28. RICHARD WILEMAN Veil

29. MIDLIFE Phase
30. JOSÉ MARIA BLANC La herencia de Pablo

31. SONAR (with David Torn) Vortex
32. CANTURBE Flotteur
33. GALASPHERE 347 Galasphere 347
34. DEWA BUDJANA Mahandini
35. DAAL Decalogue of Darkness
36. EMPEROR NORTON Emperor Norton
37. JOHN HOLDEN Capture Light
38. THE FLOOD Chamber Music
39. MONNAIE DE SINGE The Last Chance
40. STEVE ROACH Molecules of Motion

Honorable Mentions:
GALAHAD Seas of Change
CATU KUÁ Que Vengan los Párajos

ALIO DIE & AGLAIA Amitabha

MANNA/MIRAGE 
Rest of the World
NOT A GOOD SIGN Icebound
ÁNGEL ONTALVA & VESPERO Carta Marina

Special Mention:
STOP MOTION ORCHESTRA Lightworks
ARNAUD BUKWALD La marmite cosmique, menu no. 4


     2017    
1. BATTLESTATIONS Vixit
2. DEMEN Nektyr
3. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO async
4. CICADA White Forest
5. FIVE-STOREY ENSEMBLE Night en Face
6. TREE TOPS Ghosts Don't Dance with Shoes
7. BELIEVE Seven Widows
8. YVES POTIN/JAZZCOMPUTER.ORG Forest Stairways
9. CHEER-ACCIDENT Putting Off Death
10. BRIAN ELLIS Suspension

11. ANATHEMA The Optimist
12. THE CONTORTIONIST Clairvoyant
13. BIG BAD WOLF Pond Life
14. UNAKA PRONG Adult Contemporary
15. KANT FREUD KAFKA Onírico
16. SOUP Remedies
17. PSYCHIC EQUALIZER The Lonely Traveller
18. SIIILK Endless Mystery
19. AQUASERGE laisse ça être
20. SEQUENTIA LEGENDA Ethereal

21. DAM KAT ALAWN
22. EKOS Otra Dimensión
23. SOUL ENEMA Of Clans and Clones and Clowns
24. BUBBLEMATH Edit Peptide
25. EYOT Innate
26. AMAROK Hunt
27. CAST Power and Outcome
28. INNER EAR BRIGADE Dromology
29. CAMEMBERT Negative Toe
30. KOTEBEL Cosmology

31. WOBBLER From Silence to Somewhere
32. ALIO DIE & LINGUA FUNGI Lento
33. WESERBERGLAND Sehr Kosmish Ganz Progisch
34. SEAS OF MIRTH Hark! The Headland Approacheth
35. ACCORDO DEI CONTRARI Violato Intatto
36. BIG BIG TRAIN Grimspound
37. ALIO DIE They Grow Layers of Life Between
38. HIMMELLEGEME Myth of Earth
39. BENT KNEE Land Animal
40. DRAW THE SKY Humanity

Honorable Mentions:
KETTLESPIDER Kettlespider
ROBERT JÜRJENDAL 
Simple Past/Lihtminevik
SILHOUETTE  The World Is Flat and Other Alternative Facts 
ELECTRIC MOON Stardust Rituals
TANGERINE DREAM Quantum Gate8

Special Mention:
UTOPIANISTI Brutopianisti


      2016     
1. ALEXANDRE DESPLAT The Danish Girl (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
2. MICE ON STILTS Hope for a Mourning
3. TONY PATTERSON Equations of Meaning
4. GHOST MEDICINE Discontinuance
5. THE GHOSTS OF JUPITER The Great Bright Horses

6. AXON-NEURON Metamorphosis
7. VANETA Antimemory
8. UNAKA PRONG Margot
9. STARSABOUT Halflights
10. THE MERCURY TREE Permutations

11. MOTHER TURTLE II
12. IAMTHEMORNING Lighthouse
13. STARE AT THE CLOUDS This Clear Divide
14. UTOPIANISTI The Third Frontier
15. PROMENADE Noi al dir di di noi
16. THE ARBORIST Acrylic Road
17. LOST WORLD Of Things and Beings
18. GADI CAPLAN Morning Sun
19. iNFiNiEN Light at The Endless Tunnel
20. MANTRA VEGA The Illusion's Reckoning

21. DUNGEN Häxan
22. THE WINSTONS The Winstons
23. ILL WICKER  Untamed 
24. ANAKDOTA Overloading
25. KAYO DOT Plastic House on Base of Sky
26. ULVER ATGCLVLSSCAP
27. THENCE We Are Left With A Song
28. GRAVITY SAYS_I Quantum Unknown
29. WHALEPHANT KaMMA
30. JACK O' THE CLOCK Repetitions of The Old City - I

Honorable Mentions:
31. THE COLIN TENCH PROJECT Hair in a G-String (Unfinished but Sweet)
32. YVES POTIN Waters
33. ANTOINE FAFARD Sphère
34. PLINI Handmade Cities
35. SHAMBLEMATHS Shamblemaths
36. INGRANAGGI DELLA VALLE Warm Spaced Blue
37. SEVEN IMPALE Contrapasso
38. NOSOUND Scintilla
39. AMOEBA SPLIT Second Split
40. AKT II (Binario)

41. ARNAUD BUKWALD La marmite cosmique
42. AMPLEDEED BYOB
43. MYRATH Legacy
44. YUGEN Death by Water
45. VESPERO Lique Mekwas
46. RESINA Resina
47. ZHONGYU Zhongyu
48. MATTHEW PARMENTER All Our Yesterdays
49. LOST KITE Remains
50. SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO Work in Progress


     2015     
1. CICADA Light Shining Through the Sea
2. ALIO DIE & LORENZO MONTANÀ Holographic Codex
3. BATTLESTATIONS The Extent of Damage
4. LA COSCIENZA DI ZENO La notte anche de giorno
5. ANEKDOTEN Until the Ghosts Have All Gone 
6. STEVEN WILSON Hand. Cannot. Erase.
7. 
MYSTERY Delusion Rain
8. ZA! Lolosimo
9. SYLVAN Home 
10. NEEDLEPOINT Aimless Mary

11. PROGRESSION BY FAILURE Sonic Travelogue
12. ABIGAIL'S GHOST Black Plastic Sun
13. THIEVES' KITCHEN The Clockwork Universe
14. OZRIC TENTACLES Technicians of the Sacred
15. CICCADA The Finest of Miracles 
16. THE PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE The Sunstone
17. DUNGEN Allas Sak
18. JAGA JAZZIST Starfire 
19. VOLA Inmazes 
20. KLONE Here Comes the Sun

21. THE AMAZING Picture You
22. MANNA/MIRAGE Blue Dogs
23. MAGMA Slag Tanz
24. MONOBODY Monobody
25. JAM IT! Following the Unknown
26. 3RDEGREE Ones & Zeroes, Part 1
27. LEPROUS The Congregation
28. SVETAMUZIKA Present Simple
29. ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF The Miraculous

30. HOMUNCULUS RES Come si diventa ciò che si era

Honorable Mentions:
31. CORVUS STONE Unscrewed 
32. METHEXISuiciety 
33. NEMO Coma
34. TOE Hear You 
35. ABSTRAKT Limbosis 
36. ADVENT The Silent Sentinel 
37. THE TEA CLUB Grappling
38. NATIVE CONSTRUCT Quiet World
39. COSMIC GROUND 2
40. KARDA ESTRA Strange Relations


    2014     
1. BENT KNEE Shiny Eyed Babies
2. ANTOINE FAFARD Ad Perpetuum
3. FAUN Luna
4. KANT FREUD KAFKA No tengas miedo
5. SEVEN IMPALE City of the Sun
6. AALTO Ikaro
7. THE MERCURY TREE Countenance
8. HUMANA PROG Flori, Frutti, Farfalle
9. HANS ZIMMER Interstellar (music from the Original Motion Picture soundtrack)
10. SYD ARTHUR Sound Mirror

11. PINGVINORKESTERN Push
12. JAKOB Sines
13. PRINCE Art Official Age
14. JERZY ANTCZAK Ego, Georgius
15. MOTORPSYCHO Behind the Sun
16. UT GRET Ancestor's Tale
17. ELECTRIC ORANGE Volume 10
18. HOMÍNIDO Estirpe Lítica
19. MONO The Last Dawn
20. MAGIC BUS Transmission from Sogmore's Garden

21. IAMTHEMORNING Belighted
22. FEM Sulla bolla di Sapone
23. TAYLOR WATSON (A)Synchronous
24. CIRRUS BAY In Search of Joy
25. DISTORTED HARMONY Chain Reaction
26. DREAM THE ELECTRIC SLEEP Heretics
27. Begin Again (music from and inspired by the original motion picture)
28. NOMADS OF HOPE Breaking the circles for a while
29. KAYO DOT Coffins on Io
30. DAVE BAINBRIDGE Celestial Fire

Honorable Mentions:
31. PHI Now the Waves of Sound Remain
32. AGORÀ Ichinen
33. FREDDEGREDDE Brighter Skies
34. ATOMIC APE Swarm 
35. CORVUS STONE II
36. SUNN O))) and ULVER Terrestrials
37. ALEX CARPANI 4 Destinies
38. MARGIN Teatime
39. HELIOPOLIS City of the Sun


    2013    
1. HOMUNCULUS RES Limiti all'eguaglianza della parte con il tutto
2. FIVE-STOREY ENSEMBLE Not This City
3. THE GABRIEL CONSTRUCT Interior City
4. VOTUM Harvest Moon
5. JAMES BLAKE Overgrown
6. SETNA Guérison
7. KARNIVOOL Asymmetry
8. EDISON'S CHILDREN The Final Breath Before November
9. AIRBAG The Greatest Show on Earth
10. MIDAS FALL Wilderness

11. MIDLAKE Antiphon 
12. NOT A GOOD SIGN Not A Good Sign
13. TIRILL Um Himinjǫður
14. FLICKER How Much Are You Willing to Forget?
15. LIFESIGNS Lifesigns
16. KOSMOS Salattu Maailma
17. STELLARDRONE Light Years
18. EMPTY DAYS 
Empty Days
19. ULVER Messe I.X-VI.X
20. LIZARD Master & M

21. BROTHER APE Force Majeure
22. MIDDAY VEIL The Current
23. INNER EAR BRIGADE Rainbro
24. MOTORPSYCHO Still Life with Eggplant
25. SCARLET STORIES Scarlet Stories
26. DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS In Extremis
27. THIEVES' KITCHEN One for Sorrow, Two for Joy
28. INGRANAGGI DELLA VALLE In hoc signo
29. THE PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE The Tale of The Golden King
30. UNREAL CITY La crudelta di Aprile

Honorable Mentions:
31. THE GATHERING Afterwords
32. BEYOND-O-MATIC Relations in the Border Between
33. THE WORM OUROBOROS Of Things That Never Were
34. VIENNA CIRCLE Silhouette
35. STEVEN WILSON The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)
36. HAKEN The Mountain


     2012     
1. VIOLETA DI OUTONO Espectro
2. IAMTHEMORNING ~
3. L'ESTATE DI SAN MARTINO Talsette di Marsantino
4. SWANS The Seer
5. KOTEBEL Concerto for Piano and Electric Ensemble
6. BIG BIG TRAIN English Electric, Part 1
7. SYLVAN Sceneries
8. BATTLESTATIONS In a Cold Embrace
9. MAGMA Félicité Thösz
10. THE TEA CLUB Quickly, Quickly, Quickly 

11. 
JENSEN CODE The True Colors of Mars 2
12. I AND THOU Speak 
13. NINE STONES CLOSE One Eye on the Sunrise
14. MYSTERY The World Is a Game
15. ÄNGLAGÅRD Viljans Ôga
16. DAAL Dodecahedron
17. MOTORPSYCHO The Death Defying Unicorn
18. VAURA Selenelion
19. METHEXIS The Fall of Bliss
20. ARANIS Made in Belgium

21. THE GATHERING Disclosure
22. DEAD CAN DANCE Anastasia
23. ANATHEMA Weather Systems
24. CICADA Let's Go
25. THINKING PLAGUE Decline and Fall
26. TO-MERA Exile
27. 3RDEGREE The Long Division
28. THE ENID Invicta
29. DISTORTED HARMONY Utopia
30. DEAN WATSON Imposing Elements

Honorable Mentions:
RIVERSEA Out of an Ancient Sea
RHYS MARSH & THE AUTUMN GHOST The Blue Hour


     2011     
1. THE AMAZING Gentle Stream
2. ANATHEMA Falling Deeper
3. FAUN Eden
4. LAGARTIJA Particelle
5. CORDE OBLIQUE A Hail of Bitter Almonds
6. NORTH SEA RADIO ORCHESTRA I a Moon
7. SLEEPMAKESWAVES …and so we destroyed everything
8. WOBBLER Rites at Dawn
9. THE PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE The Dream of the Magic Jongleur
10. MY BROTHER THE WIND I Wash My Soul in the Stream of Infinity

11. PENDRAGON Passion
12. KATE BUSH 50 Words for Snow
13. AKT Blemmebeya
14. CAMEMBERT Schnörgl Attahk
15. CICADA Pieces
16. SKE 1000 autunni
17. WHITE WILLOW Terminal Twilight
18. FREQUENCY DRIFT Ghosts…
19. AUTUMN CHORUS The Village to the Vale
20. FAUNS Awaiting the Sun

21. TUNE Lucid Moments
22. FEN Epoch
23. SANHEDRIN Ever After
24. ABRETE GANDUL Enjambre Sismico
25. IONA Another Realm
26. DUNGEN Skit I Allt
27. HUMBLE GRUMBLE Flanders Fields
28. MOOGG Le ore, i giorni, gli anni
29. FACTOR BURZACO II
30. TENHI Saivo

Honorable Mentions:
31. THE FUTURE KINGS OF ENGLAND Who Is This Who Is Coming? 
32. KARDA ESTRA New Worlds
33. INTROITUS Elements
34. BON IVER Bon Iver
35. EDISON’S CHILDREN In the Last Waking Moments
36. SOLUS3 Corner of the World
37. UNEXPECT Fables of the Sleepless Empire
38. AMPLIFIER The Octopus
39. LEPROUS Bilateral
40. DISCIPLINE To Shatter All Accord
41. SEAN FILKINS War and Peace and Other Stories of Love and Hate


     2010     
1. CICADA Over the Sea/Under the Water
2. FUNIN Unsound
3. BROTHER APE  A Rare Moment of Insight
4. DOMINA CATRINA LEE Songs from the Breastbone Drum
5. GIFTS FROM ENOLA Gifts from Enola
6. ATARAXIA Llyr
7. VESPERO By the Waters of Tomorrow
8. COLLAPSE UNDER THE EMPIRE The Sirens Sound
9. FOURTEEN TWENTY-SIX Lighttown Closure
10. CICCADA A Child in the Mirror

11. MY EDUCATION Sunrise
12. MR. GIL Skellig
13. ANATHEMA We’re Here Because We’re Here
14. T Anti-Matter Poetry
15. YUGEN Iridule
16. LUNATIC SOUL II
17. UNIVERS ZERO Clivages
18. FROGG CAFÉ The Bateless Edge
19. ARANIS RoqueForte
20. JAGA JAZZIST One-armed Bandit

21. THE TEA CLUB Rabbit
22. ALCEST Écailles de lune
23. STICK MEN Soup
24. KHATSATURJAN Disconcerto Grosso
25. HYPNOS 69 Legacy
26. IL TEMPIO DELLE CLESSIDRE Il tempio delle Clessidre
27. QUANTUM FANTAY Bridges of Kukuru
28. AREKNAMÉS In Case of Loss
29. ARGOS Circles
30. ALGERNON Ghost Survelliance

Honorable Mentions:
SHAOLIN DEATH SQUAD Five Deadly Venoms

DUNGEN Skit I Altt
RED SPAROWES The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies the Answer
THE LENS Regeneration

THE PSYCHEDELIC ENSEMBLE The Myth of Dying


     2009     
1. PROGHMA-C Bar-do Travel 
2. MAUDLIN OF THE WELL Part the Second
3. GA'AN - Ga'an
4. THE BOX D’après le horla de Montpassant
5. AIRBAG Identity
6. MAGMA Ëmëhntëhtt-Ré
7. MAD CRAYON Preda
8. CORDE OBLIQUE The Stones of Naples
9. AISLES In Sudden Walks
10. BIG BIG TRAIN The Underfall Yard

11. THE APPLESEED CAST Sagarmatha
12. TOE For Long Tomorrow
13. THE CLIENTELE Bonfires on the Heath
14. ARCANE Chronicles of the Waking Dream 
15. THE NERVE INSTITUE Fictions
16. YVES POTIN Out of The City
17. ANUBIS 230503
18. WOBBLER Afterglow
19. GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA Detta Har Hänt
20. CIRRUS BAY A Step into Elsewhere

21. KOTEBEL Ouroboros
22. 
PINKROOM Psychosolstice
23. IZZ The Darkened Room
24. RISHLOO Feathergun
25. DELIRIUM Il nome de vento
26. IZZ The Darkened Room
27. iNFiNiEN iNFiNiEN
28. MASTODON Crack the Skye
29. CASPIAN Tertia 
30. KARNIVOOL Sound Awake

Honorable Mentions:
FEN The Malediction Fields
IOEARTH IOEarth
KARDA ESTRA Weird Tales


     2008     
1. NOSOUND LightDark
2. DUNGEN 4
3. DATURAH Reverie
4. UNIVERSAL TOTEM ORCHESTRA The Magus
5. JANNICK TOP Infernal Machina
6. BERSARIN QUARTETT Bersarin Quartett
7. JEAVESTONE Spices, Species and Poetry Patrol
8. DIAGONAL Diagonal
9. PENDRAGON Pure
10. FROM.UZ The Overlook

11. THOM BRENNAN Stories from the Forest
12. PINEAPPLE THIEF Tightly Unwound
13. VON HERTZEN BROTHERS Love Remains The Same
14. MAGENTA Metamorphosis
15. MILLENIUM Exist
16. RATIONAL DIET At Work
17. PANDORA Dramma di un Poeta Ubriaco 
18. MOON SAFARI Blomljud
19. THIEVES' KITCHEN The Water Road
20. WILLOWGLASS Book of Hours

21. FARMERS MARKET Surfin' USSR
22. VOTUM Time Must Have a Stop
23. SYRINX Qualia
24. JELLY FICHE Tout ce que j’ai rêvé 
25. FROST* Experiments in Mass Appeal
26. THE QUIET EARTH ORCHESTRA The Quiet Earth Orchestra
27. LUNATIC SOUL Lunatic Soul 
28. BELIEVE Yesterday Is a Friend
29. MOONGARDEN Songs from the Lighthouse
30. DARK SHOT One Shot

Honorable Mentions: 
SOMA PLANET Bholenath
PANZERBALLETT Starke Stücke


     2007     
1. ULVER Shadows of the Sun
2. BIG BIG TRAIN The Difference Machine
3. HIROMI’S SONICBLOOM (HIROMI UEHARA) Time Control
4. KLAUS SCHULZE Kontinuum
5. VIOLETA DE OUTONO Volume 7
6. MOTH VELLUM Moth Vellum
7. PORCUPINE TREE Fear of a Blank Planet
8. ELECTRIC ORANGE Morbus
9. YVES POTIN Elsewhere
10. GAZPACHO Night

11. OMAR RODRIQUEZ-LOPEZ The Apocalypse Inside of an Orange
12. ØRESUND SPACE COLLECTIVE The Black Tomato
13. THORK Nula Jedan
14. QUIDAM Alone Together
15. RADIOHEAD In Rainbows
16. SETNA Cycle I
17. RETROSPECTIVE Spectrum of the Green Morning
18. KNIGHT AREA Under a New Sign
19. RIVERSIDE Rapid Eye Movement
20. CORDE OBLIQUE Volontà d'arte

21. SATELLITE Into the Night
22. RITUAL The Hemulic Voluntary Band
23. DEVIN TOWNSEND Ziltoid the Omniscient
24. EPICA The Divine Conspiracy
25. KARDA ESTRA The Last of the Libertine
26. NIGHTWISH Dark Passion Play
27. SENOGUL Senogul
28. THE FLOWER KINGS The Sum of No Evil
29. OCEANSIZE Frames
30. THE REASONING Awakening

Honorable Mentions:
OUTERLIMITS Stromalite
NEW TROLLS Concerto Grosso, The Seven Seasons
MANNING Songs from the Bilston House
PHIDEAUX Doomsday Afternoon
THIS WILL DESTROY YOU This Will Destroy You
LAZULI En avant doute...
RATIONAL DIET Rational Diet
DUNGEN Tio Bittar


     2006     
1. KOTEBEL Omphalos
2. PURE REASON REVOLUTION The Dark Third
3. MAGYAR POSSE Random Avenger
4. SYLVAN Posthumous Silence
5. ROBIN GUTHRIE Continental and 2 EPS, Everlasting and Waiting For Dawn
6. KARDA ESTRA The Age of Science and Enlightenment
7. IONA The Circling Hour
8. PAATOS Silence of Another Kind
9. MAGISTER DIXIT Cellules de Crises
10. FROST* Milliontown

11. ANTIQUE SEEKING NUNS Double Eggs with Chips (and Beans)
12. iNFiNiEN How to Accept
13. ESPERS II
14. MONO You Are There 
15. 
VIIMA Ajatuksia Maailman Laidalta
16. UZVA Uomo
17. OOIOO TAIGA
18. MIDLAKE The Trials of Van Occupanther 
19. RED SPAROWES Every Red Heart Shines Towards the Red Sun
20. ØRESUND SPACE COLLECTIVE Øresund Space Collective

Honorable Mentions: 
21. NEXUS Perpetuum Karma
22. BELIEVE Hope to See Another Day
23. TO-MERA Transcendental
24. UNEXPECT In a Flesh Aquarium
25. RUSSIAN CIRCLES Enter
26. PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI Stati di immaggionazione
27. ESTRADASPHERE Palace of Mirrors
28. THE GATHERING Home
29. THE D PROJECT Shimmering Lights
30. NEGURA BUNGET Om


     2005     
1. ODYSSEY: "The Greatest Tale"
2. OCEANSIZE Everyone Into Position
3. MEDIAEVAL BAEBES Mirabilis
4. NIL Nil Novo Sol
5. FAUN Renaissance
6. RIVERSIDE Second Life Syndrome
7. SEIGES EVEN The Art of Navigating by the Stars 
8. PAT METHENY The Way Up
9. NOSOUND Sol29
10. KATE BUSH Aerial

11. FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM Mourning Sun
12. THE MARS VOLTA Frances The Mute
13. KVAZAR A Giant's Lullaby
14. KOENJI HYAKKEI Angherr Shisspa
15. WILLOWGLASS Willowglass
16. GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT All Is Violent, All Is Bright
17. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Field Day
18. SIGUR ROS Takk...
19. THE EVPATORIA REPORT Golevka
20. MY EDUCATION Italian

Honorable Mentions
INDUKTI S.U.S.A.R.
THE FUTURE KINGS OF ENGLAND The Future Kings of England
RED SPAROWES At the Soundless Dawn
PORCUPINE TREE Deadwing


     2004     
1. BARK PSYCHOSIS Code Name: DustSucker
2. MAGENTA Seven
3. AMAROK Quentadharken
4. MAGMA K.A.
5. KARDA ESTRA Voivode Dracula
6. PAATOS Killocain
7. STEREOLAB Margerine Eclipse
8. DUNGEN Ta Det Lugnt
9. DAVE BAINBRIDGE Veil of Gossamer
10. ANGRA Temple of Shadows

11. THORK Weila
12. MY EDUCATION 5 Popes
13. SLEEPYTIME GORILLA MUSEM Of Natural History
14. INDUKTI S.U.S.A.R.
15. WHITE WILLOW Storm Season
16. ASTURIAS Acoustic Asturias: Bird Eyes View
17. ORPHANED LAND Mabool--The Story of the Three Sons of Seven7 
18. GUAPO Five Suns
19. KNIGHT AREA The Sun Also Rises
20. MATTHEW PARMENTER Astray

Honorable Mentions:
BIG BIG TRAIN Gathering Speed
IQ Dark Matter
MARILLION Marbles
AYREON The Human Equation
UNIVERS ZERO Implosion



     2003     
1. HANS ZIMMER The Last Samurai (Original Motion Picture Score)
2. MASSIVE ATTACK 100th Window
3. ANTIQUE SEEKING NUNS Mild Profundities
4. KARDA ESTRA Constellations
5. Colossus/Musea Records presents: Kalevala: A Finnish Progressive Rock Epic
6. FAUN Licht
7. KAYO DOT Choirs of the Eye
8. THE MARS VOLTA De-loused in the Comatorium
9. OCEANSIZE Efflouresce
10. MEW Frengers 

11. SATELLITE A Street Between Sunrise and Sunset
12. RIVERSIDE Out of Myself
13. LA MASCHERA DI CERA Il Grande Labrinto
14. FROGG CAFÉ Creatures 
15. EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place
16. NIL Quarante jours sur le Sinaï 
17. AFTER CRYING Show
18. MOONGARDEN Round Midnight
19. TAAL Skymind
20. THE GATHERING Souvenirs

Honorable Mentions:
KBB Four Corner's Sky
DJAM KARET Night in Baku
OSI Officeof Strategic Influence
ANATHEMA A Natural Disaster
MAR DE ROBLES Mar de Robles
ROBERT WYATT Cuckooland
ESPERS Espers
BLUR Think Tank 
ARCADE FIRE Arcade Fire


     2002     
1. PÄATOS Timeloss
2. THE FLAMING LIPS Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
3. QUIDAM The Time Beneath the Sky
4. DOVES The Last Broadcast 
5. SIGUR RÓS ( )
6. FAUN Zaubersprüche
7. BONDAGE FRUIT V - Skin
8. AGALLOCH The Mantle
9. PAT METHENY Speaking of Now  
10. PAIN OF SALVATION Remedy Lane

11. 35007 Liquid
12. IZZ I Move
13. THE FLOWER KINGS Unfold the Future 
14. GRAND STAND Tricks of Time
15. KENSO Fabulis Mirabilibus De Bombycosi Scriptis
16. LA MASCHERA DI CERA La Maschera di Cera
17. TAAL Skymind
18. FROGG CAFÉ Frogg Café
19. PORCUPINE TREE In Absentia
20. GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR Yanqui U.X.O.

Honorable Mentions:
TÉMPANO The Agony and the Ecstacy
PETER GABRIEL Up
MOTORPSYCHO It's a Love Cult
PARALLEL OR 90 DEGREES More Exotic Ways To Die
ULVER Lyckantropen Themes
HIDRIA SPACEFOLK Symbiosis 



     2001     
1. BJORK Vespertine
2. 
MOTORPSYCHO Phanerothyme
3. MAUDLIN OF THE WELL Leaving Your Bodymap
4. KARDA ESTRA Eve
5. KOENJI HYAKKEI Nivraym
6. MAUDLIN OF THE WELL Bath
7. SEVEN REIZH Strinkadenn Ys
8. STEREOLAB Sound-Dust
9. TOOL Lateralus
10. BUBBLEMATH Such Fine Particles of the Universe

11. OPETH Blackwater Park
12. ANATHEMA A Fine Day to Exit
13. THE WATCH Ghost
14. NO-MAN Returning Jesus
15. HAMADRYAD Conservation of Mass
16. BILL BRUFORD'S EARTHWORKS The Sound of Surprise
17. NEXUS Metanoia
18. PÄR LINDH PROJECT Veni, Vidi, Vici
19. PEKKA POHJOLA Views
20. JAGA JAZZIST A Livingroom Hush

Honorable Mentions: 
PALLAS The Cross & The Crucible


     2000     
1. DOVES Lost Souls
2. IONA Open Sky 
3. THE GATHERING If_then_else 
4. KBB Lost and Found 
5. PORCUPINE TREE Lightbulb Sun 
6. COLDPLAY Parachutes 
7. RADIOHEAD Kid A 
8. THE FLOWER KINGS Space Revolver 
9. CABEZAS DE CERA Cabezas de Cera 
10. WHITE WILLOW Sacrament 

11. 
EVERON Fantasma
12. TAAL Mister Green 
13. CHROMA KEY You Go Now 
14. ULVER Peredition City 
15. DON CABALLERO American Don 
16. CAFEINE Nouveaux mondes 
17. GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven 
18. DEADWOOD FOREST Melodramatic 
19. TRISTEZA Dream Signals in Full Circles 
20. 
PAIN OF SALVATION The Perfect Element - Part 1

Honorable Mentions:
SYMPHONY X V - The New Mythology Suite 
ECHOLYN Cowboy Poems Free
STEVE & JOHN HACKETT Sketches of Satie
STEVE WALSH Glossolalia
FATES WARNING Disconnected


     1999     
1. SIGUR RÓS Ágætus Byrjun
2. OLGA KHARITIDI & JIM WILSON Entering the Circle
3. PERRY BLAKE Still Life
4. THE FLOWER KINGS Flower Power
5. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Temperamental
6. ON THE VIRG Serious Young Insects
7. JOHN CORIGLIANO The Red Violin (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
8. DAVID SYLVIAN Dead Bees on a Cake

9. FINISTERRE In ogni luogo
10. THE FLAMING LIPS The Soft Bulletin

11. MR. BUNGLE California
12. ANEKDOTEN From Within
13. LINCOLN PARK Hybrid Theory
14. DIDO No Angel
15. ANATHEMA Judgment
16. BILL BRUF/ORD'S EARTHWORKS A Part, and Yet Apart
17. BONDAGE FRUIT IV
18. LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT 2
19. SINKADUS Cirkus
20. PORCUPINE TREE Stupid Dream

Honorable Mentions:
OPETH Still Life
THE BETA BAND The Beta Band
DREAM THEATRE Scenes from a Memory
SOLARIS Nostrodamus: Book of Prophecies
UNIVERSAL TOTEM ORCHESTRA Rituel Alieno


     1998     
1. MASSIVE ATTACK Mezzanine
2. CARLOS NAKAI & NAWANG KHECHOG Winds of Devotion
3. BRUFORD LEVIN UPPER EXTREMITIES Bruford Levin Upper Extremities
4. THINKING PLAGUE In Extremis
5. CHROMA KEY Dead Air for Radios
6. THE GATHERING How to Measure a Planet?
7. ANATHEMA Alternative 4
8. AYREON Into The Electric Castle
9. TORTOISE TNT
10. NIGHTWISH Oceanborn

Honorable Mentions:
MORTE MACABRE Symphonic Holocaust
MESHUGGAH Chaosphere



     1997     
1. STEREOLAB Dots and Loops
2. ALAIN ESKANAZI/BRAINSCAPES Chakradancer
3. PAT METHENY Imaginary Day
4. PÄR LINDH PROJECT Mundus Incompertus
5. HÖYRY-KONE Huono Parturi
6. MONO Formica Blues
7. BJÖRK Homogenic
8. VOLARÉ Uncertainty Principle
9. RADIOHEAD OK Computer
10. THE FLOWER KINGS Stardust We Are

11. THE GATHERING Nighttime Birds
12. ART ZOYD Häxan
13. IN THE WOODS Omnio
14. DISCIPLINE Unfolded Like Staircase
15. FATES WARNING A Pleasant Shade of Gray
16. AFTER CRYING 6
17. SINKADUS Aurum Nostrum
18. ROBERT WYATT Shleep
19. DJAM KARET The Devouring
20. DAVID CROSS Exiles

Honorable Mentions:
BONDAGE FRUIT III - Récit
SYMPHONY X The Divine Wings of Tragedy


     1996     
1. LANDBERK Indian Summer
2. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Walking Wounded
3. BONDAGE FRUIT II
4. RUYICHI SAKAMOTO 1996

5. DEAD CAN DANCE Spiritchaser
6. QUIDAM Quidam
7. ANGRA Holy Land
8. OLIVE Extra Virgin
9. ULVER Kveldssanger
10. AFTER CRYING De Profundis

11. STEREOLAB Emperor's Tomato Ketchup 
12. JAMIROQUAI Travelling Without Moving
13. SHIELA CHANDRA Bone Crone Drone

14. TOOL Ænima
15. FIONA APPLE Tidal
16. PAULA COLE This Fire
17. CARDIACS Sing to God
18. PORCUPINE TREE Signify
19. STEVE HACKETT Genesis Revisited
20. BECK Odelay

Honorable Mentions:
TORTOISE Millions Now Living Will Never Die
KULA SHAKER K
THE FLOWER KINGS Retropolis
PENDRAGON The Masquerade Overture


     1995     
1. PORCUPINE TREE Sky Moves Sideways
2. STANLEY CLARKE, AL DI MEOLA, & JEAN-LUC PONTY Rites of Strings
3. THE TEA PARTY The Edges of Twilight
4. THE FLOWER KINGS Back in the World of Adventures
5. SECRET GARDEN Songs from a Secret Garden 
6. VANGELIS Voices
7. ALANIS MORISSETTE Jagged Little Pill
8. CASSANDRA WILSON New Moon Daughter
9. 
NATALIE MERCHANT Tiger Lily
10. PAT METHENY GROUP We Live Here

11. DUNWICH Il chiarore sorge due volte
12. MR. BUNGLE Disco Volante
13. BJÖRK Post
14. DON CABALLERO 2
15. KLAUS SCHULZE In Blue

14. RADIOHEAD The Bends
15. ANNIE LENNOX Medusa
16. TO ROCOCO ROT To Rococo Rot
17. ALBION Albion
18. SCOTT WALKER Tilt
19. KING CRIMSON Thrak 
20. ANEKDOTEN Nucleus

Honorable Mentions:
GARBAGE Garbage
THE GATHERING Mandylion


     1994     
1. LANDBERK One Man Tells Another
2. BONDAGE FRUIT I
3. COLLAGE Moonshine
4. BARK PSYCHOSIS Hex
5. JON ANDERSON Change We Must
6. SEAL II
7. KINGSTON WALL III: Trilogy
8. ÄNGLAGÅRD Epilog
9. PÁR LINDH PROJECT Gothic Impressions
10. JULIA FORDHAM Falling Forward

11. DREAM THEATER Awake
12. AFTER CRYING Föld És Ég
13. DES'REE I Ain't Movin' 
14. BEASTIE BOYS Ill Communication
15. MARILLION Brave
16. CITZEN CAIN Somewhere But Yesterday
17. CLEPSYDRA More Grains of Sand
18. SOUNDGARDEN Superunknown
19. PORTISHEAD Dummy
20. THE CRANBERRIES No Need to Argue

Honorable Mentions:



     1993     
1. OZRIC TENTACLES Jurassic Shift
2. JANET JACKSON Janet.
3. COCTEAU TWINS Four-Calendar Café
4. NEW ORDER Republic
5. CONCRETE BLONDE Mexican Moon
6. ISRAEL KAMAKAWIWO'OLE Facing Future
7. DEAD CAN DANCE Into the Labyrinth
8. DEPECHE MODE Songs of Faith and Devotion
9. KINGSTON WALL II
10. DURAN DURAN Duran Duran (The Wedding Album)

Honorable Mentions:
CYNIC Focus
BJÖRK Debut
THE CRANBERRIES Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
LENNY KRAVITZ Are You Going to Go My Way?
PATRICK GAUTHIER Sur les flots verticaux  



     1992     
1. SADE Love Deluxe
2. PAT METHENY Secret Story
3. AFTER CRYING Megalázottak é Megszomorítottak
4. SWING OUT SISTER Get In Touch With Yourself
5. LUKA BLOOM the Acoustic Motorbike
6. OPUS III Mind Fruit
7. ECHOLYN Suffocating the Bloom
8. K.D. LANG Ingénue
9. TORIO AMOS Little Earthquakes
10. PAUL WELLER Paul Weller

11. THE CHURCH Priest=Aura
12. IONA The Book of Kells
13. ALICE IN CHAINS Dirt
14. ÄNGLAGÅRD Hybris
15. PSYCHOTIC WALTZ Into The Everflow
16. DREAM THEATER Images and Words
17. KINGSTON WALL 
18. LUSH Spooky
19. ANNIE LENNOX Diva
20. THE CURE Wish

Honorable Mentions:
PETER GABRIEL Us
SUZANNE VEGA 99.9ª F
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Core
MONTEFELTRO Il Tempo di Far la Fantasia


     1991     
1. JULIA FORDHAM Swept
2. ANDY M. STEWART Songs of Robert Burns
3. LUTHER VANDROSS Power of Love
4. SOUL FAMILY SENSATION New Wave
5. MR. BUNGLE Mr. Bungle
6. SEAL Seal
7. PEARL JAM Ten
8. P.M. DAWN Of The Heart, Of The Soul And Of The Cross: The Utopian Experience
9. LLOYD COLE Don't Get Weird on Me, Babe

11. MICKEY HART Planet Drum
12. RAIN TREE CROW Rain Tree Crow
13. MY BLODDY VALENTINE Loveless
14. KITCHENS OF DISTINCTION Strange Free World
15. MASSIVE ATTACK Blue Lines
16. ROBERT WYATT Dondestan
17. TALK TALK Laughing Stock
18. KLF The White Room
19. CLEPSYDRA Hologram
20. DJAM KARET Burning the Hard City

Honorable Mentions:

PENDRAGON The World
ATHEIST Unquestionable Presence 


     1990     
1. JONN SERRIE Tingri
2. AFTER CRYING Overground Music
3. DEAD CAN DANCE Aion
4. COLLAGE Basnie
5. OTTMAR LIEBERT Nouveau Flamenco
6. ENIGMA MCMXC a.D.
7. HAPPY MONDAYS Pills, Thrills and Bellyaches
8. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Slow Dance
9. MR. SIRIUS Dirge
10. KITCHENS OF DISTINCTION Strange Free World 

11. THE SUNDAYS Reading, Writing and Arithmetic
12. LUSH Gala
13. GEORGE MICHAEL Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1
14. ASTURIAS Brilliant Streams
15. MY BLOODY VALENTINE Glider
16. OZRIC TENTACLES Erpland
17. TOAD THE WET SPROCKET Pale
18. TRASHCAN SINATRAS Cake
19. KALABAN Don't Panic
20. SOLARIS Solaris 1990

Honorable Mentions:
PROPAGANDA 1234


     1989     
1. THE CURE Disintegration
2. KATE BUSH The Sensual World
3. JULIA FORDHAM Porcelain
4. SWING OUT SISTER Kaleidoscope World
5. PAZZO FANFANO DI MUSICA Pazzo Fanfano di Musica
6. BLUE NILE Hats
7. MARY BLACK No Frontiers 
8. TEARS FOR FEARS The Seeds of Love
9. PAT METHENY GROUP Letter from Home
10. JANE SIBERRY Bound by the Beauty

11. PETER MURPHY Deep
12. THE NEVILLE BROTHERS Yellow Moon
13. ALLAN HOLDSWORTH Secrets
14. XTC Oranges and Lemons
15. PETER GABRIEL Passion
16. YOUNG MC Stone Cold Rhymin'
17. SIMPLY RED A New Flame 
18. INDIGO GIRLS Indigo Girls
19. NEIL YOUNG Freedom
20. STEVE REICH Different Trains

Honorable Mentions:
CARDIACS On Land and Sea
HECENIE Légendes
LISA STANSFIELD Affection
THE STONE ROSES The Stone Roses
PRIMUS Suck on This!


     1988     
1. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Idlewild
2. LOVE AND MONEY Strange Kind of Love
3. COCTEAU TWINS Blue Bell Knoll
4. SADE Stronger Than Pride
5. LES NEGRESSES VERTES Mlah!
6. THE STYLE COUNCIL Confessions of a Pop Group
7. WIM MERTENS Whisper Me
8. BRUCE COCKBURN Big Circumstance
9. JANE SIBERRY The Walking
10. PREFAB SPROUT From Langley Park to Memphis

11. GALADRIEL Muttered Promises from an Ageless Pond
12. BOBBY BROWN Don't Be Cruel
13. OFRA HAZA Shaday
14. TALK TALK Spirit of Eden
15. CARDIACS A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
16. SUGARCUBES Life's Too Good
17. GIPSY KINGS Gipsy Kings
18. FRANK ZAPPA You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 2
19. JOHNNY HATES JAZZ Turn Back the Clock
20. DEAD CAN DANCE The Serpent's Egg

Honorable Mentions:
THOMAS DOLBY Aliens Ate My Buick
MIDAS Beyond the Clear Air
TONI CHILDS Union
HOTHOUSE FLOWERS People
JULIA FORDHAM Julia Fordham
ASTURIAS Circle in the Forest


     1987     
1. SWING OUT SISTER It's Better to Travel
2. PAT METHENY GROUP Still Life (Talking)
3. MR. SIRIUS Barren Dream
4. THE CURE Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
5. DAVID SYLVIAN Secrets of the Beehive
6. LES MYSTÈRES DES VOIX BULGARES Les Mystères des Voix Bulgares
7. GEORGE MICHAEL Faith
8. PRINCE Sign 'O The Times
9. THE ART OF NOISE In No Sense? Nonsense!
10. DANNY WILSON Meet Danny Wilson

11. DEAD CAN DANCE Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
12. JANE SIBERRY The Walking
13. DEF LEPPARD Hysteria
14. JOHN SERRIE And The Stars Go With You
15. LOVE AND ROCKETS Earth, Sun, Moon
16. TALK TALK The Colour of Spring
17. ROBBIE ROBERTSON Robbie Robertson
18. SUZANNE VEGA Solitude Standing
19. U2 The Joshua Tree
20. DEPECHE MODE Music for The Masses

21. WHITESNAKE Whitesnake
22. PET SHOP BOYS Actually
23. STING ...Nothing Like The Sun
24. ZAKIR HUSSEIN Making Music
25. BILL BRUFORD'S EARTHWORKS Earthworks
26. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO Neo Geo
27. SAWNS Children of God
28. JANE'S ADDICTION Jane's Addiction
29. NEWS FROM BABEL Letters Home
30. VIOLETA DE OUTONO Violeta de Outono

Honorable Mentions:
CAMBERWELL NOW The Ghost Trade


     1986     
1. ANITA BAKER Rapture
2. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO Illustrated Musical Encyclopedia
3. DAVID SYLVIAN Gone to Earth
4. THE MOON AND THE MELODIES The Moon and the Melodies
5. COCTEAU TWINS Victorialand
6. ROSIE VELA Zazu
7. JULIAN BREAM, JOHN ELIOT GARDINER and THE MONTIVERDI ORCHESTRA Rodrigo's Concerto de Aranjuez
8. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Baby, The Stars Shine Bright
9. ASTOR PIAZZOLLA Tango: Zero Hour
10. XTC Skylarking

11. PETER GABRIEL So
12. PET SHOP BOYS Please
13. THE BEASTIE BOYS Licensed to Ill
14. TALK TALK The Colour of Spring
15. CLAN OF XYMOX Medusa
16. CLAIRE HAMMILL Voices
17. IT'S IMMATERIAL Life's Hard and Then You Die
18. JANET JACKSON Control
19. WHAM! Music from the Edge of Heaven
20. CAMEO Word Up!

21. CRWODED HOUSE Crowded House
22. THE HOUSMARTINS London 0 Hull 4 
23. ROBERT CRAY Strong Persuader
24. THIS MORTAL COIL Filigree and Shadow
25. HERBERT VON KARAJAN / BERLIN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Beethoven: Symphony NO. 9 "Choral"
26. CHRIS REA On The Beach
27. HERBIE HANCOCK & Others 'Round Midnight Movie Soundtrack
28. UNIVERS ZERO Heatwave
29. THE LOVER SPEAKS The Lover Speaks
30. AIN SOPH Hat and Field

Honorable Mentions:
SHUB_NIGGURATH Les Morts Vont Vite


     1985     
1. COCTEAU TWINS Tiny Dynamine/Echoes on a Shallow Bay
2. THE DREAM ACADEMY The Dream Academy
3. TEARS FOR FEARS Songs from the Big Chair
4. PREFAB SPROUT Steve McQueen
5. DIF JUZ Extractions
6. KATE BUSH Hounds of Love
7. PROPAGANDA A Secret Wish
8. YELLO Stella
9. MINIMAL COMPACT Raging Souls
10. DEAD CAN DANCE Spleen and Ideal

11. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Love Not Money
12. KIP HANRAHAN Vertical's Currency
13. CLANNAD Macalla
14. THE STYLE COUNCIL Our Favourite Shop
15. SADE Promise
16. PHAROAH SANDERS Shukuru
17. LOREENA McKENNITT Elemental
18. JANE SIBERRY The Speckless Sky
19. THE SMITHS Meat Is Murder
20. SUZANNE VEGA Suzanne Vega

21. RY COODER Paris, Texas
22. ANNE PIGALLE Everything Could Be So Perfect
23. SIMPLY RED Picture Book
24. PENDRAGON The Jewel 
25. RUN-D.M.C. King of Rock
26. BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE This Is Big Audio Dynamite
27. GENE LOVES JEZEBEL Immigrant
28. PAUL HARDCASTLE Paul Hardcastle
29. BRIN FERRY Boys and Girls
30. CLAN OF XYMOX Clan of Xymox

Honorable Mentions:
PRESENT Le poison qui rend fou


     1984     
1. DAVID SYLVIAN Brilliant Trees
2. COCTEAU TWINS Treasure
3. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Everything But the Girl
4. EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL Eden
5. NEWCLEUS Jam on Revenge
6. RYUICHI SAKAMOTO Ongaku Zukan (Illustrated Music Encyclopedia)
7. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Welcome to the Pleasuredome
8. BRUCE COCKBURN Stealing Fire
9. JANE SIBERRY No Borders Here
10. PAT METHENY GROUP First Circle


11. SOLSTICE Silent Dance
12. THE STYLE COUNCIL Café bleu
13. HOWARD JONES Human's Lib
14. CHANGE Change of Heart
15. PRINCE Purple Rain
16. MANUEL GÖTTSCHING E2-E4
17. LAURIE ANDERSON Mister Heartbreak
18. DAVID GILMOUR About Face
19. M + M Mystery Walk
20. XTC The Big Express

21. U2 Unforgettable Fire
22. SOLARIS Marsbéli Krónikák (Martian Chronicles)
23. NEVILLE MARRINER AND THE ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS Amadeus (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
24. LOS JAIVAS Obras de Violeta Parra
25. SADE Diamond Life
26. DAVID & STEVE GORDON Peaceful Evening
27. CAMEO She's Strange
28. WHODINI Escape
29. AMBITOUS LOVERS Envy
30. KING CRIMSON Three of a Perfect Pair

40. RUN-D.M.C. Run-D.M.C.
41. JOE JACKSON Body and Soul
42. UNIVERS ZERO Uzed
43. TALK TALK It's My Life
44. ART OF NOISE Who's Afraid of The Art of Noise?
45. THE SMITHS The Smiths
46. STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE Couldn't Stand the Weather
47. MICHAEL HEDGES Aerial Boundaries
48. AL JARREAU High Crime
49. DON HENLEY Building the Perfect Beast
50. NENA 99 Luftballons

Honorable Mentions:
THE CARS Heartbeat City
SIMPLE MINDS Sparkle in the Rain
CLANNAD Legend


     1983     
1. THE FIXX Reach the Beach
2. AZTEC CAMERA High Land, Hard Rain
3. TEARS FOR FEARS The Hurting
4. BARBRA STREISAND Yentl
5. BRUCE COCKBURN The Trouble with Normal
6. XTC Mummer
7. GENESIS Genesis
8. RE-FLEX The Politics of Dancing
9. AMENOPHIS Amenophis
10. JEAN-LUC PONTY Individual Choice

11. MARK ISHAM Vapor Drawings
12. U2 War
13. THE STYLE COUNCIL Introducing The Style Council
14. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS Listen
15. ROBERT PALMER Pride
16. MARIANNE FAITHFULL A Child's Adventure
17. JAH WOBBLE, THE EDGE, HOLGER CZUKAY Snake Charmer
18. THE CHURCH Seance
19. KING SUNNY ADÉ Synchro System
20. WILLIAM ACKERMAN Past Light

21. MONSOON Third Eye
22. THE POLICE Synchronicity
23. MADONNA Madonna
24. JAPAN Oil on Canvas
25. GANG OF FOUR Hard
26. AL DI MEOLA Scenario
27. KAJAGOOGOO White Feathers
28. THOMAS DOLBY Blinded by Science
29. DIVINYLS Desperate
30. YES 90125

31. SHADOWFAX Shadowdance
32. THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER Bodies and Souls
33. CODONA 3
34. PINK FLOYD The Final Cut
35. ESKATON Fictions
36. JOHN CAFFERTY AND THE BEAVER BROWN BAND Eddie and the Cruisers OST
37. KLAUS SCHULZE - Trancefer
38. MORAZ - BRUFORD Music for Piano and Drums
39. TEENA MARIE Robbery
40. FLIM & THE BBs Tricycle

Honorable Mentions:
DEF LEPPARD Pyromania
STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Texas Flood


     1982     
1. HAIRCUT ONE HUNDRED Pelican West
2. KATE BUSH The Dreaming
3. JOE JACKSON Night and Day
4. GEORGE WINSTON December
5. THE NEW AMERICAN ORCHESTRA Blade Runner Soundtrack Music 
6. TRACEY THORN A Distant Shore
7. PETER GABRIEL Peter Gabriel ("Security")
8. ANTHONY PHILLIPS & ENRIQUE BERRO GARCIA Private Parts and Pieces III: Antiques
9. MICHAEL JACKSON Thriller

10. SIMPLE MINDS New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)

11. THE ROCHES Keep On Doing
12. ROXY MUSIC Avalon
13. ANNETTE PEACOCK Sky-skating
14. A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS A Flock of Seagulls
15. BRIAN ENO Ambient 4: On Land
16. NINA HAGEN NunSexMonkRock
17. BERLIN Pleasure Victim
18. KING CRIMSON Beat
19. PHILIP GLASS Glassworks
20. ADRIAN BELEW Lone Rhino

21. ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER Caverna Magica
22. ICEHOUSE Primitive Man
23. PHILLIP GLASS Glassworks
24. PAT METHENY GROUP Offramp
25. XTC English Settlement
26. ANDY SUMMERS AND ROBERT FRIPP I Advance Masked
27. PRINCE 1999
28. KING SUNNY ADÉ Juju Music
29. KENSO II
30. TWELFTH NIGHT Fact and Fiction 


Honorable Mentions:
PHIL COLLINS Hello, I Must Be Going
JEFFREY OSBORNE Jeffery Osborne
EAST Hüség 
LAURIE ANDERSON Big Science
MICHAEL CRENSHAW Marshall Crenshaw
GENESIS Three Sides Live
FRIDA Something's Going On
THOMAS DOLBY The Golden Age of Wireless


     1981     
1. RICKIE LEE JONES Pirates
2. KING CRIMSON Discipline
3. JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL, ALEXANDRE LAGOYA, and MICHEL LEGRAND Pastorales de Noël
4. ANTHONY PHILLIPS 1984
5. ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER Behind the Gardens - Behind the Wall - Under the Tree...
6. ESKATON 4 Visions
7. PAT METHENY & LYLE MAYS As Falls Witchita, So Falls Wichita Falls
8. BRIAN ENO & JON HASSELL Fourth World Possible Musics, Volume Two: Dream Theory in Malaya
9. U2 October
10. TOM TOM CLUB Tom Tom Club

11. THE POLICE Ghost in the Machine
12. JOHN MCLAUGHLIN Belo Horizonte
13. JOHN MARTYN Glorious Fool
14. TANGERINE DREAM Thief OST
15. BRUCE COCKBURN Inner City Front
16. LOS JAIVAS Alturas de Machu Picchu
17. SBB Memento z banalnym triptykiem
18. GENESIS ABACAB
19. CAMEL Nude
20. VAN HALEN Fair Warning

21. AL JARREAU Breakin' Away
22. UNIVERS ZERO Ceux du Dehors
23. PHIL COLLINS Face Value
24. STEVIE NICKS Bella Donna
25. BUDDY GUY Stone Crazy!
26. EIDER STELLAIRE I
27. SANTANA Zeebop!
28. OSIRIS Osiris
29. THE TUBES The Completion Backwards Principle
30. EAST Játékok

Honorable Mentions:
JOAN ARMATRADING Walk Under Ladders
MATERIAL Memory Serves
STEVE HACKETT Cured



     1980     
1. U2 Boy
2. BRIAN ENO with Harold Budd Ambient Two: Plateaux of Mirror
3. TALKING HEADS Remain in Light
4. LARAAJI Ambient 3: Day of Radiance
5. GEORGE WINSTON Autumn
6. FLAIRCK Gevecht met de Engel
7. STEELY DAN Gaucho
8. THE BUGGLES The Age of Plastic
9. AC/DC Back in Black
10. STEVE TIBBETTS Yr

11. KATE BUSH Never For Ever
12. BRIAN ENO & JON HASSELL Fourth World, Vol. 1: Possible Musics
13. SBB Memento Z Banalnym Tryptikiem
14. GENESIS Duke
15. ITOIZ Ezekiel
16. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Private Parts & Pieces II: Back to the Pavillion
17. PAT BENETAR Crimes of Passion
18. PERERIN Haul Ar Yr Eira
19. PETER GABRIEL Peter Gabriel ("Melt")
20. THE POLICE Zenyattà Mondatta

21. YES Drama
22. XTC Black Sea
23. HAROLD GROSSKOPF Synthesist
24. AL DI MEOLA Splendido Hotel
25. BARBRA STREISAND Guilty
26. IVORY Sad Cypress 
27. MIKE RUTHERFORD Smallcreep's Day
28. ZAMLA MAMAZ MANNA Familjesprickor
29. PRESENT Triskaidekaphobie
30. PETE TOWNSEND Empty Glass

31. BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Cultösaurus Erectus
32. LOVERBOY Loverboy
33. THE ROMANTICS The Romantics
34. JEAN-LUC PONTY Civilized Evil
35. BRAND X Do They Hurt?
36. ASIA MINOR Between Flesh and Divine
37. THE PSYCHEDELIC The Psychedelic Furs
38. DAVID BOWIE Scary Monsters
39. ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVERS IN THE DARK Orchestral Manoeuvers in the Dark
40. STEVE WINWOOD Arc of a Diver

Honorable Mentions:
QUEEN 
Flash Gordon
SKY Sky 2
ULTRAVOX Vienna
YELLO Solid Pleasure



     1979     
1. RICKIE LEE JONES Rickie Lee Jones
2. FREDDIE HUBBARD The Love Connection
3. LAURENT THIBAULT Mais on peut pas rêver tout le temps
4. MICHAEL JACKSON Off the Wall
5. NEIL YOUNG Live Rust
6. STEVE HACKETT Spectral Mornings
7. TOTO Hydra
8. BRUFORD One of A Kind
9. TANGERINE DREAM Force Majeure
10. ANYONE'S DAUGHTER Adonis

11. CRUSADERS Street Life
12. JOE SAMPLE Carmel
13. CONVENTUM Le bureau central des utopies
14. PAT METHENY New Chautauqua
15. PINK FLOYD The Wall
16. PAT BENATAR In the Heat of the Night
17. ANDRE FERTIER's CLIVAGE Mixtus Orbis
18. CHRISTOPHER CROSS Christopher Cross
19. HERB ALBERT Rise
20. MARIANNE FAITHFULL Broken English

21. HENRY COW Western Culture
22. IVORY Sad Cypress
23. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Sides
24. TIDELINE The Crowded Room
25. ATLAS Blå Vardag
26. PEKKA POHJOLA Visitation
27. FRANK ZAPPA Joe's Garage, Parts 1, II & III
28. UNIVERS ZERO Hérésie
29. PASSPORT Garden of Eden
30. ROBERT FRIPP Exposure

Honorable Mentions:
TRILOGY Here It Is



     1978     
1. NINA HAGEN BAND Nina Hagen Band
2. UK UK
3. HAROLD BUDD Pavillion of Dreams
4. FLAIRCK Variaties Op Een Dame
5. BABYLON Babylon
6. STEVE REICH Music for 18 Musicians
7. KLAUS SCHULZE X
8. MIKE OLDFIELD Incantations
9. GROBSCHNITT Solar Musik Live
10. CHICK COREA The Mad Hatter

11. JEAN-LUC PONTY Cosmic Messenger
12. ANNETTE PEACOCK X-Dreams
13. NATIONAL HEALTH Of Queues and Cures
14. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Private Parts & Pieces
15. PAUL WINTER CONSORT Common Ground
16. BRUFORD Feels Good to Me
17. REO SPEEDWAGON You Can't Tune a Fish, But You Can Tune a Piano
18. STEVE HACKETT Please Don't Touch
19. ANTHONY PHILLIPS Wise After the Event
20. ZYMA Thoughts

21. FERMÁTA Huascaran
22
. NEUSCHWANSTEIN Battlement
23. RONNIE LAWS Flame
24. HENRY COW Western Culture
25. GÒTIC Escenes
26. TOTO Toto 
27. SBB Slovenian Girls
28. THE MUFFINS Manna/Mirage
29. CATHEDRAL Stained Glass Stories
30. ANGE Guet-Apens

Honorable Mentions:
HAPPY THE MAN Crafty Hands
PETER GABRIEL Peter Gabriel ("Scratches")
NATIONAL HEALTH National Health
JEAN-MICHEL JARRE Equinoxe
GENESIS And Then There Were Three…
AL DI MEOLA Casino
DAVID GILMOUR David Gilmour
BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Some Enchanted Evening


     1977     
1. JONI MITCHELL Don Juan's Reckless Daughter
2. STEELY DAN Aja
3. JAN AKKERMAN Jan Akkerman
4. RENAISSANCE Novella
5. ANTHONY PHILLIPS The Geese and The Ghost
6. SHAKTI (with John McLaughlin) Natural Elements
7. BILLY JOEL The Stranger
8. PINK FLOYD Animals

9. EBERHARD WEBER The Following Morning
10. ALAN PARSONS PROJECT I, Robot

11. SUPERTRAMP Even in the Quietest Moments...
12. GENTLE GIANT Playing the Fool
13. JOHN MARTYN One World
14. GENESIS Seconds Out
15. PETER GABRIEL Peter Gabriel ("Car")
16. YES Going for the One
17. BRIAN ENO Before and After Science
18. LOCANDA DELLE FATE Forse le lucciole non si amano più
19. BOB JAMES BJ4
20. KENNY LOGGINS Celebrate Me Home

21. NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN I Cry, I Smile
22. ATOLL Tertio
23. PULSAR Halloween
24. ISLAND Pictures
25. KLAUS SCHULZE Mirage
26. ATILA Reviure
27. BOB JAMES Heads
28. WEATHER REPORT Heavy Weather
29. TANGERINE DREAM Encore (Live 1977) 
30. RICK WAKEMAN Criminal Record

Honorable Mentions:
UNIVERS ZERO Univers Zero (1313)
SANTANA Moonflower 
AL DI MEOLA Elegant Gypsy
JEAN-LUC PONTY Enigmatic Ocean
ENGLAND Garden Shed
GROBSCHNITT Rockpommel's Land
BRAND X Moroccan Roll
HAPPY THE MAN Happy the Man
KLAUS SCHULZE Mirage
FORGAS Cocktail
HAWKWIND Quark, Strangeness and Charm
ELOY Ocean


     1976     
1. JAN AKKERMAN & KAZ LUX Eli
2. GENESIS A Trick of the Tale
3. PICCHIO DAL POZZO Picchio dal Pozzo
4. RETURN TO FOREVER Romantic Warrior
5. NOVA Vimana
6. COS Viva Boma
7. SBB Pamiec
8. POLLEN Pollen
9. GENESIS Wind and Wuthering
10. CELESTE Principe di un giorno

11. ALAN PARSONS PROJECT Tales of Mystery and Imagination
12. BOSTON Boston
13. BILL CONTI Rocky Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 
14. STEVIE WONDER Songs in the Key of Life
15. STEPHEN BISHOP Careless
16. JEAN-LUC PONTY Imaginary Voyage 
17. BOZ SCAGGS Silk Degrees
18. AL STEWART The Year of the Cat
19. CAMEL Moonmadness 
20. RAGNARÖK Ragnarök

21. THE OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS Men from Earth
22. HARMONIUM L'heptade
23. SLOCHE Stadacone
24. GOBLIN Roller
25. WEATHER REPORT Black Market
26. JEAN MICHEL JARRE Oxygène
27. AREA Maledetti
28. MAGMA Üdü Wüdü
29. OPUS-5 Contre Courant
30. ZAO Kawana

Honorable Mentions:
FAR EAST FAMILY BAND Parallel World
KLAUS SCHULZE Moondawn

BRAND X Unorthodox Behaviour
FINCH Beyond Expression

SCHICKE & FÜHRS & FRÖHLING Symphonic Pictures
JEAN-LUC PONTY Aurora
BOB JAMES Three
MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA Inner Worlds
ELOY Dawn
AL DI MEOLA Land of the Midnight Sun
STEELY DAN The Royal Scam
MAHOGANY RUSH IV
STOMU YAMASH'TA, et al. Go


     1975     
1. HARMONIUM Si on avait besoin d’une cinqième saison
2. RENAISSANCE Scheherazade and Other Stories
3. LENNY WHITE Venusian Summer
4. TODD RUNDGREN Initiation
5. FOCUS Mother Focus
6. GENTLE GIANT Free Hand
7. AREA Crac!
8. CHRIS SQUIRE Fish Out of Water
9. THE EAGLES One of These Nights
10. STRAWBS Ghosts 

11. THE SOFT MACHINE Bundles
12. STEVE HACKETT Voyage of the Acolyte
13. SUPERTRAMP Crisis? What Crisis?
14. NEKTAR Recycled
15. HEART Dreamboat Annie
16. JEFF BECK Blow by Blow
17. FRIPP & ENO Evening Star
18. MAXOPHONE Maxophone
19. ATOLL L'Araignée-Mal
20. 10CC The Original Soundtrack

21. HATFIELD AND THE NORTH The Rotters' Club
22. MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA Visions of the Emerald Beyond
23. MANEIGE Maneige
24. CHERRY FIVE Cherry Five
25. TANGERINE DREAM Rubycon
26. MANEIGE Les Porches
27. KLAUS SCHULZE Timewind
28. GILGAMESH Gilgamesh
29. GOBLIN Profundo Rosso
30. ZAO Shekina

Honorable Mentions:
RETURN TO FOREVER No Mystery
TRACE Birds
SLOCHE J'un oeil
APOTEOSI Apoteosi
SEBASTIAN HARDIE Four Moments
STEELY DAN Katy Lied
STYX Equinox


     1974     
1. GENESIS The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
2. UTOPIA Todd Rundgren's Utopia
3. MIKE OLDFIELD Hergest Ridge
4. SUPERTRAMP Crime of the Century
5. YES Relayer
6. PTARMIGAN Ptarmigan
7. TODD RUNDGREN Todd
8. FOCUS Hamburger Concerto
9. COS Postaeolian Train Robbery
10. HATFIELD AND THE NORTH Hatfield and the North

11. ARTI & MESTIERI Tilt
12. DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES War Babies
13. RENAISSANCE Turn of the Cards
14. GINO VANELLI Powerful People
15. GENTLE GIANT The Power and The Glory
16. STEELY DAN Pretzel Logic
17. PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI L'isola di niente
18. QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA Il tempo della Gioia
19. JONI MITCHELL Court and Spark
20. BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Secret Treaties

21. IDRIS MUHAMMAD Power of Soul 
22. FRUUPP Seven Secrets 
23. NEKTAR Down to Earth
24. DOOBIE BROTHERS What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits
25. BRIAN AUGER'S OBLIVION EXPRESS Straight Ahead
26. ROBIN TROWER Bridge of Sighs
27. STRAWBS Hero and Heroine
28. BILLY JOEL Streetlife Serenade
29. AREA Caution Radiation Area
30. MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA Apocalypse

Honorable Mentions:
EDDIE HENDERSON Realization
GONG You
RETURN TO FOREVER Where Have I Known You Before?
KING CRIMSON Red
CAMEL Mirage
CHRISTIAN VANDER Tristan et Isolde (Wurdah Itah)
ANGE Au-dela du délire
TRIUMVIRAT Illusions on a Double Dimple
EGG The Civil Surface

     1973     
1. MAGMA Mëkanïk Dëstruktïw Kömmandöh
2. DEVADIP CARLOS SANTANA & MAHAVISHNU JOHN McLAUGHLIN Love,  Devotion & Surrender
3. GENESIS Selling England by the Pound
4. PINK FLOYD Dark Side of the Moon
5. STEVIE WONDER Innervisions
6. AREA Arbeit Macht Frei
7. LED ZEPPELIN Houses of the Holy
8. GENTLE GIANT In a Glass House
9. CARAVAN For Girls Who Go Plump in the Night
10. NEKTAR Remember the Future

11. THE WHO Quadrophenia
12. 
CERVELLO Melos
13. IL ROVESCIO DELLA MEDAGLIA Contaminazione
14. ELTON JOHN Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
15. PINK FAIRIES Kings of Oblivion
16. THE ISLEY BROTHERS 3 + 3
17. RENAISSANCE Ashes Are Burning
18. HENRY COW LegEnd
19. JOE WALSH The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get
20. FRUUPP Future Legends

21. FRANCO BATTIATO Sulle corde di Aries
22. ALPHATAURUS Alphataurus
23. GRYPHON Midnight Mushrumps
24. BANCO DEL MUTUO SOCCORSO Io sono nato libero 
25TODD RUNDGREN A Wizard, A True Star
26. THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Brothers & Sisters
27. JOHN MARTYN Solid Air 
28. RICK WAKEMAN The Six Wives of Henry VIII
29. MIKE OLDFIELD Tubular Bells
30SPIROGYRA Bells, Boots & Shambles

Honorable Mentions:
GRYPHON Red Queen to Gryphon Three
GONG Radio Gnome Invisible Part 2: Angel's Egg

MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA Birds of Fire
SAMLA MAMMAS MANNA Måltid 
POPOL VUH Hosianna Mantra
JUMBO Vietato ai minori di 18 anni?
BRAINTICKET Celestial Ocean



       1972     
1. ALAN STIVELL Renaissance of the Celtic Harp
2. SANTANA Caravanserai
3. KHAN Space Shanty
4. PREMIATA FORNERIA MARCONI Per un amico
5. GENESIS Foxtrot
6. YES Close to the Edge
7. URIAH HEEP Demons and Wizards
8. DEODATO Prelude
9. NEKTAR A Tab in the Ocean
10. FOCUS 3

11. IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO Ys
12. POPUL VUH Hosianna Mantra
13. AGITATION FREE Malesch
14. JEFF BECK GROUP "Orange"
15. TODD RUNDGREN Something / Anything

16. STEELY DAN Can't Buy a Thrill
17. HÖLDERLIN Hölderlin's Traum
18. PENTANGLE Solomon's Seal
19. REALE ACCADEMIA DI MUSICA Reale Accademia di Musica
20. SOFT MACHINE Fifth

21. RENAISSANCE Prologue
22. GENTLE GIANT Three Friends
23. CYMANDE Cymande
24. SUPERSISTER Pudding en Gisteren
25. APHRODITE'S CHILD 666
26. HERBIE HANCOCK Crossings

27. JETHRO TULL Thick as a Brick
28. QUELLA VECCHIA LOCANDA Quella Vecchia Locanda
29. GENTLE GIANT Octopus
30. STEVIE WONDER Talking Book

Honorable Mentions:
STRAWBS Grave New World
MOVING GELATINE PLATES The World of Genius Hans
URIAH HEEP Magician's Birthday
WEATHER REPORT I Sing The Body Electric
LE ORME Uomo di Pezza
BANCO DEL MUTUO SOCCORSO Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
GNIDROLOG Lady Lake


     1971     
1. GIL SCOTT-HERON Pieces of a Man
2. AMERICA America
3. MARVIN GAYE What's Going On?
4. EGG The Polite Force
5. PAUL & LINDA McCARTNEY Ram
6. YES Fragile
7. FOCUS Moving Waves
8. GENESIS Nursery Cryme
9. CARAVAN In the Land of Pink and Grey
10. SUPERSISTER To the Highest Bidder

11. THE ORIGINAL CAST Godspell
12. CAROLE KING Tapestry
13. THE ORIGINAL CAST Jesus Christ Superstar
14. NEKTAR Journey to the Centre of the Eye
15. SPIROGYRA St. Radigunds
16. THE CARPENTERS Carpenters 
17. LED ZEPPELIN "IV" or "Runes"
18. GENTLE GIANT Acquiring the Taste
19. FOTHERINGAY Fotheringay
20. HERBIE HANCOCK Mwandishi

21. TERJE RYPDAL Terje Rypdal
22. ASH RA TEMPEL Ash Ra Tempel
23. THE WOODS BAND The Woods Band
24. VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR Pawn Hearts
25. BRÖSELMASCHINE Bröselmaschine
26. ROY HARPER Stormcock
27. MELLOW CANDLE Swaddling Songs
28. OSIBISA Osibisa
29. NUCLEUS We'll Talk About It Later
30. ALICE COLTRANE Universal Consciousness


Honorable Mentions:
SANTANA III
FUCHSIA Fuchsia
COMUS First Utterance
JAN DUKES DE GREY Mice and Rats in the Loft
YES The Yes Album
URIAH HEEP Look At Yourself
WIGWAM Fairyport
TRAFFIC The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 
BRAINTICKET Cottonwoodhill
MAHAVISHNU ORCHESTRA The Inner Mounting Flame
ALICE COLTRANE Journey in Satchidinanda
GONG Camembert Electrique
JETHRO TULL Aqualung
THE WHO Who's Next
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER Tarkus


     1970     
1. CARAVAN If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You
2. CROSBY,  STILLS, NASH & YOUNG Déjà Vu
3. EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER Emerson, Lake & Palmer
4. GENTLE GIANT Gentle Giant
5. SOFT MACHINE Third
6. THE CARPENTERS Close to You
7. VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR H to He, Who Am the Only One
8. JOHN McLAUGHLIN Devotion
9. SUPERSISTER Present from Nancy
10. GENESIS Trespass

11. SANTANA Abraxas
12. EGG Egg
13. LARRY CORYELL Spaces
14. AHORA MAZDA Ahora Mazda 
15. STEELEYE SPAN Hark! The Village Wait
16. DREAMS Dreams
17. ALICE COLTRANE Ptah, The El Daoud
18. CHICAGO II
19. KING CRIMSON Lizard
20. JAN GARBAREK Afric Pepperbird

Honorable Mentions:
YES Time and a Word
NUCLEUS Elastic Rock
TREES The Garden of Jane Delawney
MILES DAVIS Bitches Brew
AMON DÜÜL Yeti
TRAFFIC John Barleycorn Must Die
SUPERTRAMP Supertramp
SPIRIT The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus
NUCLEUS Elastic Rock


     1969     
1. KING CRIMSON In the Court of the Crimson King
2. CHICAGO Chicago Transit Authority
3. SANTANA Santana
4. SOFT MACHINE Volume Two
5. RENAISSANCE Renaissance
6. THE BEATLES Abbey Road
7. TERRY C. RILEY A Rainbow in Curved Air
8. AMON DÜÜL II Phallus Dei
9. FRANK ZAPPA Hot Rats
10. COLOSSEUM Valentyne Suite

11. IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY It's a Beautiful Day
12. PENTANGLE Basket of Light
13. TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME Emergency!
14. LARRY CORYELL Lady Coryell
15. FAIRPORT CONVENTION Liege & Lief
16. BLIND FAITH Blind Faith
17. LED ZEPPELIN Led Zeppelin
18. THE WHO Tommy
19. JETHRO TULL Stand Up
20. RARE BIRD Rare Bird

21. SPIRIT Spirit

Honorable Mentions:
LED ZEPPELIN II


     1968     
1. CARAVAN Caravan
2. IRON BUTTERFLY In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
3. THE PENTANGLE The Pentangle
4. STRAWBERRY ALARM CLOCK Wake Up … It's Tomorrow
5. H.P. LOVECRAFT II
6. THE FREE SPIRITS Out of Sight and Sound
7. THE BEATLES The Beatles (The White Album)
8. FAMILY Music in a Doll's House
9. PROCOL HARUM Shine On Brightly
10. TERJE RYPDAL Bleak House

11. DON ELLIS Shock Treatment
12. TERRY RILEY In C
13. THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION We're Only in It for the Money
14. THE PRETTY THINGS SF Sorrow
15. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The United States of America
16. MILES DAVIS Nefertiti

Honorable Mentions:
SPANKY & OUR GANG Like to Get to Know You
BLUE CHEER Vincebus Eruptum
BLUE CHEER Outsideinside 


     1967     
1. THE MOODY BLUES Days of Future Passed
2. STRAWBERRY ALARM CLOCK Incense & Peppermints
3. THE BEATLES Magical Mystery Tour
4. DON ELLIS ORCHESTRA 'Live' at Monterey!
5. THE ASSOCIATION And Then… Along Comes The Association
6. THE BEATLES Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
7. LOVE Forever Changes
8. ULTIMATE SPINACH Ultimate Spinach
9. JEFFERSON AIRPLANE Surrealistic Pillow
10. GARY BURTON Duster

11. THE WEST COAST POP EXPERIMENTAL BAND Part One
12. THE CHOCOLATE WATCH BAND No Way Out
13. DON ELLIS Electric Bath
14. THE DOORS The Doors
15. THE BEAU BRUMMELS Triangle
16. JOHN COLTRANE Expression
17. THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION Absolutely Free
18. THE DOORS Strange Days

Honorable Mentions:
KALEIDOSCOPE Tangerine Dream


     1966     
1. SIMON & GARFUNKLE Parsely, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
2. THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION Freak Out!
3. JOHN COLTRANE Ascension
4. SIMON & GARFUNKLE Sounds of Silence
5. JOHN COLTRANE Meditations
6. THE BYRDS The Fifth Dimension
7. THE BEATLES Revolver


__1965__
1. JOHN COLTRANE A Love Supreme
2. BOB DYLAN Highway 61 Revisited
3. THE YARDBIRDS For Your Love