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What were the best Experimental Rock albums of the Decade?

Update:

Rock includes Post Rock

Here's a really good one that I've been addicted to lately -

"Happiness (2001)" by Fridge

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happiness_(Fridge_alb...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    IN_ RAIN/BOWS

  • 1 decade ago

    I have not heard any Fridge, until now.... sorry.

    I tried to find the Top 50 albums of 2000-2009, but this was the best I could come-up with :)

    ..1. Magma -- "Ëmëhntëhtt-Rê" (2009)

    ..2. Magma -- "K.A" (2004)

    ..3. Russian Circles -- "Enter" (2006)

    ..4. DMST -- "Other Truths" (2009)

    ..5. DMST -- "You, You're A History In Rust" (2007)

    ..6. Mono -- "You Are There" (2006)

    ..7. GY!BE -- "Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven" (2000)

    ..8. Mono -- "Hymn to the Immortal Wind" (2009)

    ..9. The Album Leaf -- "In A Safe Place" (2004)

    10. Valley of the Giants -- "Valley of the Giants" (2004)

    11. Red Sparowes -- "At The Soundless Dawn" (2005)

    12. 65DaysOfStatic -- "One Time For All Time" (2005)

    13. Ulver -- "Shadows of the Sun" (2007)

    14. Tortoise -- "Beacons of Ancestorship" (2009)

    15. Magyar Posse -- "Random Avenger" (2006)

    16. God Is An Astronaut -- "All is Violent, All is Bright" (2005)

    17. GY!BE -- "Yanqui U.X.O." (2002)

    18. Ulver -- "Perdition City (Music To An Interior Film)" (2000)

    19. Gregor Samsa -- "2.3" (2006)

    20. Mogwai -- "Happy Songs For Happy People" (2003)

    21. Sigur Ros -- "Takk ..." (2005)

    22. EITS -- "The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place" (2003)

    23. Sigur Ros -- "( )" (2002)

    24. Mono -- "Walking Cloud and Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered and the Sun Shined" (2004)

    25. The Samuel Jackson Five -- "Same Same, But Different" (2004)

    26. Don Caballero -- "World Class Listening Problem" (2006)

    27. A Silver Mt. Zion -- "He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts Of Light Sometimes Grace The Corner Of Our Rooms" (2000)

    28. Magyar Posse -- "Kings Of Time" (2004)

    29. Tortoise -- "Standards" (2001)

    30. Russian Circles -- "Station" (2008)

    31. Ulver -- "Blood Inside" (2005)

    32. Mogwai -- "The Hawk is Howling" (2008)

    33. Mogwai -- "Mr. Beast" (2006)

    34. Battles -- "Mirrored" (2007)

    35. This Will Destroy You -- "This Will Destroy You" (2008)

    36. A Silver Mt. Zion -- "13 Blues for Thirteen Moons" (2008)

    37. A Silver Mt. Zion -- "Horses In The Sky" (2005)

    38. A Silver Mt. Zion -- "Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upwards" (2001)

    39. Mogwai -- "Rock Action" (2001)

    40. LaZona -- "Le Notti Difficili" (2003)

    41. EITS -- "Those Who Tell The Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell The Truth Shall Live Forever" (2001)

    Edit --

    Inserted 2 "Zeuhl" albums as #'s 1 & 2 -- since, technically, they are VERY experimental and belong ahead of the original 39 that I had listed. :)

    Edit 2 --

    Oh !! I looked at that Fridge album !!

    If you talking about stuff like that, then you will LOVE the following --

    CURRENT 93 --

    Faust (2000)

    I Have a Special Plan for This World (2000)

    Sleep Has His House (2000)

    Bright Yellow Moon (2001)

    Cats Drunk on Copper (2001)

    Purtle (2001)

    The Great in the Small (2001)

    This Degenerate Little Town (2001)

    Music for the Horse Hospital (2002)

    The Seahorse Rears to Oblivion (2002)

    A Little Menstrual Night Music (2003)

    Calling For Vanished Faces/Virgin Mary (2003)

    Live at St. Olave's (2003)

    Halo (2004)

    SixSixSix: SickSickSick (2004)

    How He Loved The Moon (Moonsongs For Jhonn Balance) (2005)

    How I Devoured Apocalypse Balloon (2005)

    Hypnagogue/Hypnagogue II (2005)

    Judas as Black Moth (Hallucinatory Patripassianist Song) (2005)

    Black Ships Ate the Sky (2006)

    Inerrant Rays of Infallible Sun (Blackship Shrinebuilder) (2006)

    Birdsong in The Empire (2007)

    The Inmost Light (2007)

    Birth Canal Blues (2008)

    Black Ships Heat the Dancefloor (2008)

    Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain (2009)

    NWW ( Nurse With Wound ) --

    Alice the Goon (second edition) (2000)

    Man with the Woman Face (2002)

    Salt Marie Celeste (2003)

    She and Me Fall Together in Free Death (2003)

    The Musty Odour of Pierced Rectums (2003)

    Angry Eelectric Finger (2004)

    Shipwreck Radio Volume One/Lofoten Deadhead (2004)

    Echo Poeme Sequence No. 2 (2005)

    Shipwreck Radio Volume Two/Gulls Just Wanna Have Fun (2005)

    Soundpooling (2006), ICR (special edition with extra disc A Hand Job for the Laughing Policeman)

    Disconnected with Faust (2007)

    Huffin' Rag Blues (2008)

    The Surveillance Lounge (2009)

    Space Music (2009)

    Paranoia in HiFi Only 99 Pence From All Good Record Shops (2009)

    Happy "trails" ;)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Tortoise albums

    Destined Solitaire - Beardfish

    Codename: Dustsucker - Bark Psychosis

    ... might edit with more

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Kid A -- Radiohead

    The Glow pt. 2 -- The Microphones

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  • 1 decade ago

    damn you dig on Neu,how about cluster Moebius and Harmonia,guru guru,Amon duul2,Agitation free,grobshnitt,Klaus Schulze,

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