The Best Albums of 1967


1. The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet Underground & Nico


2. The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band


3. Leonard CohenSongs of Leonard Cohen


4. The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceAre You Experienced?


5. The DoorsThe Doors


6. The BeatlesMagical Mystery Tour


7. Frank Sinatra & Antônio Carlos JobimFrancis Albert Sinatra & Antônio Carlos Jobim


8. Captain BeefheartSafe as Milk


9. Jefferson AirplaneSurrealistic Pillow


10. John FaheyDays Have Gone By


11. LoveForever Changes


12. NicoChelsea Girl


13. Pink FloydThe Piper at the Gates of Dawn


14. Aretha FranklinI Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You


15. The Left BankeWalk Away Renée / Pretty Ballerina


16. The Moody BluesDays of Future Passed


17. Nina SimoneNina Simone Sings the Blues


18. Thelonious MonkStraight, No Chaser


19. Albert KingBorn Under a Bad Sign


20. The Mothers of InventionAbsolutely Free


21. CreamDisraeli Gears


22. Bob DylanJohn Wesley Harding


23. Miles DavisMiles Smiles


24. Scott WalkerScott


25. The WhoThe Who Sell Out

The Best Albums of 2012


1. SwansThe Seer


2. Pig DestroyerBook Burner


3. Aesop RockSkelethon


4. ConvergeAll We Love We Leave Behind


5. Susanne SundførThe Silicone Veil


6. Devin TownsendEpicloud


7. Scott WalkerBish Bosch


8. Storm CorrosionStorm Corrosion


9. High on FireDe Vermis Mysteriis


10. GojiraL’enfant sauvage


11. Death GripsThe Money Store


12. Deathspell OmegaDrought


13. OrbitalWonky


14. Napalm DeathUtilitarian


15. Killing JokeMMXII


16. MeshuggahKoloss


17. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city


18. Frank OceanChannel Orange


19. Natural Snow BuildingsBeyond the Veil


20. Killer MikeR.A.P. Music


21. BaronessYellow & Green


22. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel…


23. LiarsWIXIW


24. The DarknessHot Cakes


25. Jens LekmanI Know What Love Isn’t

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2012 – John Macintosh

1. SwansThe Seer

2. Beach HouseBloom

3. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city

4. Grizzly BearShields

5. Godspeed You! Black EmperorAllelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

6. SpiritualizedSweet Heart Sweet Light

7. Dirty ProjectorsSwing Lo Magellan

8. BurialKindred

9. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw…

10. Purity RingShrines

11. Andy StottLuxury Problems

12. Julia HolterEkstasis

13. Jens LekmanI Know What Love Isn’t

14. Twin ShadowConfess

15. GrimesVisions

16. Tame ImpalaLonerism

17. ConvergeAll We Love We Leave Behind

18. LiarsWIXIW

19. Death GripsThe Money Store

20. ChromaticsKill for Love

21. Ty Segall BandSlaughterhouse

22. Perfume GeniusPut Your Back N 2 It

23. Crystal Castles(III)

24. Frank OceanChannel Orange

25. Killer MikeR.A.P. Music

26. Sharon Van EttenTramp

27. DIIVOshin

28. Ash BorerCold of Ages

29. Jason UrickI Love You

30. Scott WalkerBish Bosch

Honorable Mentions: NachtmystiumSilencing Machine, El-PCancer 4 Cure, Marissa NadlerThe Sister, PolicaGive You the Ghost, Bat for LashesThe Haunted Man, Animal CollectiveCentipede Hz, Lotus PlazaSpooky Action at a Distance, Angel OlsenHalf Way Home

The Best Albums of 1966


1. The BeatlesRevolver


2. The Beach BoysPet Sounds


3. Bob DylanBlonde on Blonde


4. The Mamas & The PapasIf You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears


5. John ColtraneAscension


6. The Mothers of InventionFreak Out!


7. Chico HamiltonThe Dealer


8. Nina SimoneWild Is the Wind


9. The Rolling StonesAftermath


10. MonksBlack Monk Time


11. Krzysztof KomedaAstigmatic


12. Simon & GarfunkelSounds of Silence


13. John Lee HookerIt Serve You Right to Suffer


14. Otis ReddingComplete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul


15. John MayallBlues Breakers With Eric Clapton


16. Wayne ShorterAdam’s Apple


17. The WhoA Quick One


18. DonovanSunshine Superman


19. Small FacesSmall Faces


20. Doc WatsonSouthbound


21. Wilson PickettThe Exciting Wilson Pickett


22. Miles DavisFour & More


23. John ColtraneMeditations


24. The KinksFace to Face


25. Lee MorganSearch for the New Land

The Best Albums of 1965


1. Bob DylanHighway 61 Revisited


2. The BeatlesRubber Soul


3. John ColtraneA Love Supreme


4. Bob DylanBringing It All Back Home


5. Nina SimonePastel Blues


6. Jackson C. FrankJackson C. Frank


7. John FaheyThe Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death


8. Son HouseFather of Folk Blues


9. Albert AylerSpiritual Unity


10. The BeatlesHelp!


11. The WhoMy Generation


12. Wayne ShorterThe All Seeing Eye


13. Vince GuaraldiA Charlie Brown Christmas


14. Miles DavisE.S.P.


15. Atrud GilbertoThe Astrud Gilberto Album


16. ThemThe Angry Young Them


17. Wayne ShorterSpeak No Evil


18. Otis ReddingOtis Blue


19. The SonicsHere Are The Sonics!!!


20. The ByrdsMr. Tambourine Man


21. Horace SilverSong for My Father


22. Bert JanschBert Jansch


23. Pete La RocaBasra


24. Rahsaan Roland KirkRip, Rig and Panic


25. Merle HaggardStrangers