Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Best Albums Of The 1980s-Part 3 Out Of 10: 1982

Hello and welcome everyone to the 10 part series: The best albums of the 1980s! This right here is the best albums of 1982!

There were a lot of groundbreaking things happening in the 80s. Hip Hop solidified it's place in the music landscape as did electronic music. Both genres ended up touching the mainstream in ways no one in the 80s could have ever imagined. The early 80s was where punk really started getting interesting by incorporating all sorts of musical styles to give birth to a dozen micro genres that still stand up to this day. Countless classic albums were made during this tumultuous decade and each one should be considered in the running for greatest albums of any decade. So take a seat, give yourself a minute each day of these two weeks and enjoy the 80s!

1. Flipper-Album: Generic Flipper(Subterranean)

Genre: Noise Rock, Punk Rock, Post-Punk

2. Dead Kennedys-Plastic Surgery Disasters(Alternative Tentacles/Faulty Products)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock, Anarcho Punk

3. The Fall-Hex Enduction Hour(Kamera)

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

4. Bill Nelson-The Love That Whirls(Diary Of A Thinking Heart)(Mercury)

Genre: New Wave, Experimental Pop

5. Kate Bush-The Dreaming(EMI)

Genre: Art Pop, Progressive Pop, Art Rock

6. XTC-English Settlement(Virgin)

Genre: Pop Rock, New Wave, Jangle Pop

7. Fear-The Record(Slash)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock

8. Redd Kross-Born Innocent(Smoke Seven)

Genre: Punk Rock, Glam Punk, Garage Punk, Hardcore Punk

9. Angry Samoans-Back From Samoa(Bad Trip)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock

10. The Birthday Party-Junkyard(Missing Link)

Genre: Post-Punk, Noise Rock, Punk Blues, No Wave, Garage Punk

11. Misfits-Walk Among Us(Ruby)

Genre: Horror Punk, Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock

12. Zero Boys-Vicious Circle(Nimrod)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock

13. Chrome-3rd From The Sun(Siren)

Genre: Post-Punk, Noise Rock, Krautrock, Industrial

14. Mission Of Burma-VS(Ace Of Hearts)

Genre: Post-Punk, Art Punk, Noise Rock

15. Crass-Christ: The Album(Crass)

Genre: Anarcho Punk, Art Punk, Sound Collage, Experimental Rock

16. Peter Elizalde-Winter Playground Mystery(Self Released)

Genre: Pop Rock, Funk Pop, Zolo

17. Discharge-Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing(Clay)

Genre: D Beat, Hardcore Punk, Crust Punk, Anarcho Punk

18. Orange Juice-Rip It Up(Polydor)

Genre: Jangle Pop, Indie Pop, Post-Punk, Funk

19. Bobb Trimble-Harvest Of Dreams(Boysongs Unlimited)

Genre: Psychedelic Folk, Singer/Songwriter

20. David Lynch And Alan R. Splet-Eraserhead(I.R.S.)

Genre: Dark Ambient, Film Soundtrack, Experimental, Drone, industrial, Spoken Word, Field Recordings

21. The Cleaners From Venus-Midnight Cleaners(Man At The Off License/Calypso Now)

Genre: Jangle Pop, New Wave, Post-Punk, Neo Psychedelia

22. The Times-Pop Goes Art!(Whaam!)

Genre: Mod Revival, Art Pop, Jangle Pop, Indie Pop

23. Deux Filles-Silence & Wisdom(Papier Mache)

Genre: Ambient Pop, Art Pop, Sound Collage, Ambient, Ethereal Wave

24. Bad Brains-Self Titled(ROIR)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Reggae

25. Millions Of Dead Cops-Self Titled(R Radical)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Anarcho Punk

26. Wall Of Voodoo-Call Of The West(I.R.S.)

Genre: New Wave, Post-Punk, Minimal Wave, Synthpop

27. The Dbs-Repercussion(Albion)

Genre: Jangle Pop, Power Pop, New Wave, Neo Psychedelia

28. Bruce Springsteen-Nebraska(Columbia)

Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Folk, Americana, Folk Rock

29. The Dream Syndicate-The Days Of Wine And Roses(Ruby)

Genre: Paisley Underground, Jangle Pop, Post-Punk

30. Savage Republic-Tragic Figures(Independent Project)

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

31. Richard And Linda Thompson-Shoot Out The Lights(Hannibal)

Genre: Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter, British Folk Rock, Pop Rock

32. Descendents-Milo Goes To College(New Alliance)

Genre: Hardcore Punk, Skate Punk, Punk Rock, Pop Punk

33. The Clash-Combat Rock(CBS)

Genre: New Wave, Punk Rock, Dub, Reggae, Funk, Pop Rock

34. The Waitresses-Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?(Polydor)

Genre: New Wave, Power Pop, Ska

35. Sparks-Angst In My Pants(Atlantic)

Genre: Synthpop, Pop Rock, New Wave

36. The Gun Club-Miami(Animal)

Genre: Post-Punk, Punk Blues, Psychobilly, Garage Punk

37. The Fun Boy Three-FB3(Chrysalis)

Genre: New Wave, Pop, Art Pop, Pop Reggae

38. Zounds-The Curse Of The Zounds!(Rough Trade)

Genre: Anarcho Punk, Post-Punk

39. Antena-Camino Del Sol(Les Disques Du Crepuscle)

Genre: Lounge, Bossanova, Art Pop, French Pop, Synthpop, Sophistipop

40. Suzanne Ciani-Seven Waves(Finnadar)

Genre: Progressive Electronic, New Age

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