The Best Albums of 1968


1. The BeatlesThe White Album


2. Van MorrisonAstral Weeks


3. The Jimi Hendrix ExperienceElectric Ladyland


4. The Velvet UndergroundWhite Light / White Heat


5. The Rolling StonesBeggars Banquet


6. The Mothers of InventionWe’re Only in It for the Money


7. Dillard & ClarkThe Fantastic Expedition of Dillard & Clark


8. The ByrdsSweetheart of the Rodeo


9. TropicáliaOu Panis et Circensis


10. NicoThe Marble Index


11. The BandMusic From Big Pink


12. Simon & GarfunkelBookends


13. The ZombiesOdessey & Oracle


14. Os MutantesOs Mutantes


15. Harry NilssonAerial Ballet


16. Bloomfield, Kooper & StillsSuper Session


17. Big Brother & The Holding CompanyCheap Thrills


18. The MillenniumBegin


19. Taj MahalTaj Mahal


20. Dr. JohnGris-Gris


21. Miles DavisNefertiti


22. Peter BrötzmannMachine Gun


23. Gilberto GilGilberto Gil


24. Rahsaan Roland KirkThe Inflated Tear


25. Silver ApplesSilver Apples

The Best Albums of 2013


1. Nick Cave and The Bad SeedsPush the Sky Away


2. CarcassSurgical Steel


3. GorgutsColored Sands


4. David BowieThe Next Day


5. Stomach EarthStomach Earth


6. Kurt VileWakin on a Pretty Daze


7. Nine Inch NailsHesitation Marks


8. Boards of CanadaTomorrow’s Harvest


9. Run the JewelsRun the Jewels


10. Oneohtrix Point NeverR Plus Seven


11. Scale the SummitThe Migration


12. AmorphisCircle


13. Cass McCombsBig Wheel and Others


14. PryapismeHyperblast Super-Collider


15. Ghostface KillahTwelve Reasons to Die


16. FallujahNomadic


17. Janelle MonáeThe Electric Lady


18. Tim HeckerVirgins


19. Kanye WestYeezus


20. My Bloody Valentinem b v


21. Melt-BananaFetch


22. The Haxan CloakExcavation


23. Chelsea WolfePain Is Beauty


24. PortalVexovoid


25. Tedeschi Trucks BandMade Up Mind

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2013 – John Macintosh

1. DeafheavenSunbather

2. Tim HeckerVirgins

3. BurialRival Dealer

4. Kanye WestYeezus

5. Jai PaulJai Paul

6. Oneohtrix Point NeverR Plus Seven

7. Blood OrangeCupid Deluxe

8. Autre Ne VeutAnxiety

9. The KnifeShaking the Habitual

10. Julia HolterLoud City Song

11. The NationalTrouble Will Find Me

12. Forest SwordsEngravings

13. Yellow EyesHammer of Night

14. Jon HopkinsImmunity

15. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City

16. Majical CloudzImpersonator

17. Boards of CanadaTomorrow’s Harvest

18. Danny BrownOld

19. Fuck ButtonsSlow Focus

20. My Bloody Valentinem b v

21. Pusha TMy Name Is My Name

22. Nick Cave and The Bad SeedsPush the Sky Away

23. The RangeNonfiction

24. Ty SegallSleeper

25. PhosphorescentMuchacho

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