Monday, January 9, 2017

Best Of The 1990s-Part 5-The Best Albums From The Year 1994

Hello and welcome to the fifth installment of the best albums from the 1990s. For this series I tried to cover as many different musical genres as I could that happened to exist at the time. As you go through these lists you will notice interesting things. Some years were better for rock, some were better for hip hop, you get to see a rise in electronic music through the 90s. So come with us, take this journey and for right now check out the best albums of 1994! ENJOY!

1. Aphex Twin-Selected Ambient Works Vol. 2(Warp)

Genre: Ambient, Electronic, Dark Ambient, Ambient Techno

2. Built To Spill-There's Nothing Wrong With Love(UP!)

Genre: Indie Rock, Indie Pop

3. Shudder To Think-Pony Express Record(Epic)

Genre: Post-Hardcore, Art Rock, Math Rock

4. Ween-Chocolate and Cheese(Elektra)

Genre: Alternative Rock, Funk Rock, Psychedelic Pop, Comedy Rock, Pop Rock, Experimental Rock

5. Brainiac-Bonsai Superstar(Grass)

Genre: Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk, Alternative Rock

6. Lisa Germano-Geek the Girl(4AD)

Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Slowcore, Dream Pop, Chamber Pop

7. Beck-Mellow Gold/One Foot In the Grave(K/DGC)

Genre: Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter, LO-FI, Abstract Hip Hop, Anti Folk, Psychedelic Folk, Contemporary Folk

8. Disco Inferno-DI Go Pop(Rough Trade)

Genre: Post-Rock, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk, Electronic, Plunderphonics, Noise Pop, Neo Psychedelia, Sound Collage

9. Pavement-Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain(Matador)

Genre: Indie Rock, Noise Pop

10. Robert Drake-What Day Is It?(Creosote)

Genre: Progressive Rock, Country Boogie

11. Notorious B.I.G.-Ready To Die(Bad Boy Entertainment)

Genre: East Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop, G Funk

12. The Grifters-Crappin You Negative(Shangri-La)

Genre: Indie Rock, LO-FI, Garage Rock, Noise Rock

13. Gravediggaz-6 Feet Deep(Gee Street)

Genre: Horrorcore, East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop

14. Jawbox-For Your Own Special Sweetheart(City Slang)

Genre: Post-Hardcore

15. Jeru Tha Damaja-The Sun Rises In the East(Payday/FFRR)

Genre: East Coast Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Conscious Hip Hop

16. Dog Faced Hermans-Those Deep Buds(Alternative Tentacles)

Genre: Post-Punk, Art Punk, Experimental Rock, Noise Rock

17. Nas-Illmatic(Columbia)

Genre: East Coast Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Hardcore Hip Hop, Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap

18. Weezer-Self Titled(DGC)

Genre: Power Pop, Alternative Rock, Pop Punk

19. Kristin Hersch-Hips and Makers(4AD)

Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Indie Folk

20. Manic Street Preachers-The Holy Bible(Epic)

Genre: Alternative Rock, Post-Punk, Hard Rock, Punk Rock

21. Boredoms-Chocolate Synthesizer(WEA Japan)

Genre: Experimental Rock, Noise Rock, Hardcore Punk

22. Brutal Truth-Need To Control(Earache)

Genre: Deathgrind, Grindcore

23. Guided By Voices-Bee Thousand(Scat)

Genre: LO-FI, Indie Rock, Power Pop, Indie Pop

24. Blur-Parklife(Food)

Genre: Britpop

25. Darkthrone-Transylvanian Hunger(Peaceville)

Genre: Black Metal

26. Acid Bath-When the Kite String Pops(Rotten)

Genre: Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal

27. Sebadoh-Bakesale(Sub Pop)

Genre: Indie Rock, LO-FI, Noise Pop, Grunge

28. Digable Planets-Blowout Comb(Pendulum)

Genre: Jazz Rap, East Coast Hip Hop, Conscious Hip Hop, Boom Bap

29. Cherubs-Heroin Man(Trance Syndicate)

Genre: Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore

30. S.E. Rogie-Dead Men Don't Smoke Marijuana(Real World)

Genre: Palm Wine Music

31. Emperor-In the Nightside Eclipse(Candlelight)

Genre: Symphonic Black Metal, Black Metal

32. Unsane-Total Destruction(City Slang/Matador)

Genre: Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore

33. Nine Inch Nails-The Downward Spiral(Nothing/Interscope/TVT)

Genre: Industrial Rock, Industrial Metal

34. Beastie Boys-Ill Communication(Grand Royal/Brooklyn Dust)

Genre: East Coast Hip Hop, Funk, Instrumental Hip Hop, Punk Rock, Hardcore Punk, Jazz Funk

35. The Folk Implosion-Take A Look Inside(Communion)

Genre: LO-FI, Indie Rock

36. Craw-Lost Nation Road(Choke)

Genre: Math Rock, Post-Hardcore, Noise Rock

37. Unwound-New Plastic Ideas(Kill Rock Stars)

Genre: Post-Hardcore, Noise Rock, Math Rock

38. God-The Anatomy Of Addiction(Big Cat)

Genre: Industrial Metal, Avant Garde Jazz, Dub

39. Drive Like Jehu-Yank Crime(Interscope)

Genre: Post-Hardcore, Math Rock, Noise Rock, Emo

40. Hole-Live Through This(DGC)

Genre: Grunge, Alternative Rock, Riot Grrl

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