STAFF Essential 20 Albums


Lists are a big part of music discovery, so we thought we’d share with you the Top Twenty Essential Albums as compiled by the team. Go dive in and explore some new sounds!

Led Zeppelin – II
Jeff Buckley – Grace
Nirvana – In Utero
The Beatles – Abbey Road
Ben Howard – I Forget Where We Were
Pearl Jam – Vs.
Regina Spektor – Far
Mother’s Cake – Off The Beaten Track (Live at Propolis 2014)
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Karnivool – Sound Awake
Tool – 10,000 Days
Jeff Buckley – Live at Siné
Led Zeppelin – Houses Of The Holy
Silverchair – Frogstomp
RIVAL SONS – Great Western Valkyrie
Hiatus Kaiyote – Tawk Tomohawk
Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
Circa Survive – Blue Sky Noise
HOLY HOLY – When The Storms Would Come
Queen – A Night At The Opera

The Beach Boys – Surfs Up
Blake Mills – Break Mirrors
Bob Dylan – Modern Times
Brant Bjork – Jalamanta
Caribou – Swim
Cass McCombs – Humor Risk
David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights – Left By Soft
Giant Sand – Blurry Blue Mountain
Ha the Unclear – Bacterium, Look At Your Motor Go
Lou Reed – New Sensations
The Mint Chicks – Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
Neil Young – On The Beach
Pavement The Rock Band – Brighten The Corners
The Phoenix Foundation – Fandango
Queens of the Stone Age – Era Vulgaris
Real Estate – Atlas
The Replacements – Let It Be
Richard & Linda Thompson – Shoot Out The Lights
Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Townes Van Zandt – Our Mother The Mountain

The Dandy Warhols – Thirteen tales from Urban Bohemia
Deerhunter – Halycon Digest
The Cruel Sea – Honeymoon is Over
The Horrors – Skying
Hoodoo Gurus – Stone Age Romeos
David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Lou Reed – Transformer
Iggy Pop – The Idiot
The Verve – Urban Hyms
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Let Love In
The Johnny’s – Highlights of a Dangerous Life
Spencer P. Jones. ft. Cow Penalty- Lost Anxiety Tapes
Nick Lowe – Impossible Bird
MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
Sunnyboys – self titled(1981)
Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls – Gossip
The Stone Roses– The Stone Roses
Primal Scream – Screamedelica
The Sleepy Jackson – Lovers

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