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Sep. 16th, 2010 @ 04:52 pm Help Me Get My Groove Back
So I lost all my mp3s in successive computer and then iPod failures, but now I have a shiny new phone just aching to be penetrated with some crunchy grooves.

I've got a bunch of songs I have in mind to download, but what I want to ask all of you is: what are your favorite albums, taken in their entirety? As in, you put the album in and listen through it beginning to end, skipping as few tracks as possible.

FAVORITE ALBUM - SOCK IT TO ME!
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From:taurath
Date:September 17th, 2010 01:40 am (UTC)
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Pendulum - Immersion; they play around with a bunch of genres and its fun to listen to.
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From:taurath
Date:September 17th, 2010 01:41 am (UTC)
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Also very into big DJ mixes - thedigitalist.co.uk does a fun electro set, any essential mix from BBC radio 1.
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From:twigmouse
Date:September 17th, 2010 02:17 am (UTC)
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Anything at http://www.earvelvet.com :-)

thump puts together some of the bests sets, if you like house, electro, and a fair amount of retro remixes.

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From:raycek
Date:September 17th, 2010 03:00 am (UTC)
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Secede - Tryshalsa (I wont spoil it. Its a journey!)
Kettel - Volleyed Iron (Fave ambient)
The Cars - The Cars (my very first favorite tape)
The Harder they come soundtrack (One of the highest acclaimed reggae albums ever!)
The Guardian Legend OST - Most epic NES game ever.
Outkast - ATLiens (Classy and bass <3
Deep Forest - Deep Forest (This got me into electronic music)

So many more! This actually made me realize I dont have many of my early albums.. need to change that!

*HUG*
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From:relee
Date:September 17th, 2010 03:57 am (UTC)
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Okay let's see...

The entire diskography of Dragonforce. That'd be Valley of the Damned, Sonic Firestorm and Inhuman Rampage. ... Oh they have a new album, I'mma gonna have to check that out.

Other than that I mostly listen to single tracks, or indie stuff, or colaboration albums...

Bound Together and Final Fantasy IV: Echoes of Betrayal, Light of Redemption are my favorites there.
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From:relee
Date:September 17th, 2010 04:00 am (UTC)
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Oh yeah I almost forgot, there's another album I listen to all the way sometimes. It's Daft Punk Alive 2007. I think it's a live recording of one of their concerts, and they mixed together a bunch of their songs. Very nice.


Oh yeah I also forgot two others, now that I'm looking in my folder. It's been a while so I didn't remember right away. Two albums, Time and Out of the Blue. They're both by Electric Light Orchestra.
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From:hellamander
Date:September 17th, 2010 05:08 am (UTC)
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I pretty much only listen to music as entire albums; here's a walk through my music folder with some that stand out. Dunno if they mesh with your taste in music, but I love all of these. :)

Wilco - Summerteeth
Beatles - Abbey Road
Arcade Fire - Funeral
Cracker - Kerosene Hat
Daft Punk - Discovery
The New Pornographers - The Electric Version
DJ Nu-Mark - Hands On
Frank Black and the Catholics - Show Me Your Tears
God Lives Underwater - Life in the So-Called Space Age
Gorillaz - Demon Days
Radiohead - OK Computer (duh)
Golden Shoulders - Let My Burden Be
Jane's Addiction - Ritual de lo Habitual
Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American
Jurassic 5 - Quality Control
The Kleptones - A Night at the Hip-Hopera
Less Than Jake - Losing Streak
Lovage - Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By
Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West
Nirvana - In Utero
Pavement - Brighten the Corners
Reel Big Fish - Turn the Radio Off
The Scofflaws - The Scofflaws
The Soup Dragons - Hotwired
Super Furry Animals - Radiator
Superchunk - Foolish
Talking Heads - Little Creatures
Tegan and Sara - If It Was You
They Might Be Giants - Factory Showroom
Too Much Joy - Finally
Weezer - Pinkerton
The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
Aimee Mann - Lost in Space
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From:redxix
Date:November 8th, 2010 01:02 am (UTC)
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(It's been a while since you posted this, but I'm just getting music onto my phone and this list you made is helping soooooo much...so thank you for taking the time to do this!!)
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From:hellamander
Date:November 8th, 2010 06:53 am (UTC)
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Hey, no problem! :) Lemme know if you like any of them in particular, and I can give some other suggestions along the same vein.
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From:slycat
Date:September 17th, 2010 06:27 am (UTC)
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I'd have to say the most recent album I've got that I love listening to in it's entirety is the latest from The Prodigy, Invaders Must Die. I'm sure if I thought about it though, I bet I could come up with a load more :)
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From:3catsjackson
Date:September 17th, 2010 07:40 am (UTC)
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So sorry to hear about the loss! You know I'm something of a music junkie, so your challenge is irresistible, though I'll do my best to keep this from being 5000 albums long. Just a few albums that stick out on a scroll through iTunes... ;-)

Air - Moon Safari
Architecture in Helsinki - Fingers Crossed
Balmorhea - All is Wild, All is Silent
Barenaked Ladies - Stunt
Ben Folds - Rockin' the Suburbs
Caia - The Magic Dragon
Carbon Leaf - Indian Summer
Carpark North - Grateful
Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
Chicane - Behind the Sun
Cut Copy - In Ghost colours
Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out
Deadmau5 - For Lack of a Better Name
Depeche Mode - Violator
dEUS - Pocket Revolution
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Dogs Die in Hot Cars - Please Describe Yourself
Fishbone - Fishbone
Great Big Sea - Turn
Guster - Keep it Together
Herbert - Scale
Hot Chip - The Warning
Hot Hot Heat - Make up the Breakdown
Imogen Heap - Ellipse
INXS - Welcome to Wherever You Are
John Hiatt - The Tiki Bar is Open
Lawsuit - Emergency Third Rail Power Trip
Let's Go Bowling - Mr. Twist
Matt Nathanson - Beneath These Fireworks
Men Without Hats - Pop Goes the World
Metallica - Master of Puppets
Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Don't Know How to Party
Miike Snow - Miike Snow
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
Morcheeba - Charango
Moxy Fruvous - The B Album
Nine Inch Nails - Pretty Hate Machine
Of Montreal - Skeletal Lamping
Oingo Boingo - Good for Your Soul
Orbital - In Sides
Paul Simon - Graceland
Pet Shop Boys - Behaviour
Peter Gabriel - Up
Phish - Farmhouse
Pleasurecraft - This is a Blackout
Rodrigo y Gabriela - Rodrigo y Gabriela
Rugburns - Taking the World by Donkey
Sigur Ros - Hvarf-Heim
Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Squeeze - Play
Suzanne Vega - 99.9F
Tears for Fears - Seeds of Love
They Might Be Giants - John Henry
Thomas Dolby - The Flat Earth
Too Much Joy - Cereal Killers
Wonderlick - Topless at the Arco Arena
XTC - Apple Venus Volume 1
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From:redxix
Date:November 8th, 2010 01:03 am (UTC)
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(Guh! I never thanked you for taking the time to list all these albums! This is helping me so much!!! I literally *just* say down to take the time to download music heh)
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From:3catsjackson
Date:November 8th, 2010 01:55 am (UTC)
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I know how that goes... a little too much *scurry* to not enough *flop*. Hope you enjoy them, and by all means, once you start hungering for more, you should post some of what you like and dislike to get the ad-hoc mechanical Turk recommendation engines flowing. ^^
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From:c_eagle
Date:September 17th, 2010 08:57 am (UTC)

ALLLLL tracks?

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That's a really hard call... but I'll try! *scritches yer furrrr*

First, here's a few with *nearly* all... I can do these with all but one track:
Led Zepellin - In through the out door
Bowie - Changes one bowie
Queen - A night at the opera
Enya - Shepherd moons

Now here's a few that have it ALL going from top to bottom:

Beatles - Abbey road
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Pendulum
Electric Light Orchestra - Balance of power

There may be more, but that's off the toppa mah hayd... :}
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From:toonishvulpine
Date:September 18th, 2010 11:29 am (UTC)
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Weird Al....nuff said.
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From:nicodemusrat
Date:September 20th, 2010 06:59 am (UTC)
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I somehow missed this entry 'til Kit and Trey mentioned it. Had to come back and comment! :)

Hard to pick ones where I listen to the whole album. Especially since I generally buy tracks these days. But I'll offer just a few:

The Wall by Pink Floyd

B.P.Empire by Infected Mushroom

Hack by Information Society (yes, really! Love this one.)

The Seduction of Claude Debussy by Art of Noise

Are You Shpongled? by Shpongle (the last track is wonderful environmental stuff)

Made From Technetium by Man or Astro-Man?


Do compilations count?
The Food Album by "Weird Al" Yankovic