Sunday, November 14, 2010

2010 albums I recommend to check out!

If you've looking for music released this year, if you want something different than what you've heard so far, or just if you'd like some more suggestions for the albums you've gotten this year, here are some of my top faovurite albums released this year:

Frogg Cafe - Bateless Edge (prog-rock; you can stream the album and the entire discography in full here)

Barren Earth - Curse of the Red River (doom/death metal)

Orbs - Asleep Next to Science (prog-rock/metal)

Scott Johnson - Americans (not sure how to describe this...)

Univers Zero - Clivages (prog-rock, avant-prog, chamber-rock)

Naima - Buscas (jazz)

Winterhorde - Underwatermoon (progressive death/black metal)

Fonderia - My Grandmother's Space Suit (fusion, prog-rock)

Equilibrium - Rekreatur (viking metal)

Steve Unruh - Challenging Gravity (acoustic, rock, prog-rock, folk)

A Helmet of Gnats - High St. (fusion, prog-rock)

Combat Astronomy - Earth Divided by Zero (avant-garde rock; stream here)

Thelema Trio - Neither From nor Towards (modern classical)

Kayo Dot - Coyote (post/avant rock)

Hypnos 69 - Legacy (psychedelic rock, prog-rock)

Extra Life - Made Flesh (avant-garde rock)

Titan - Sweet Dreams (psychedelic rock)

Chrome Hoof - Crush Depth (prog-rock)

Cleric - Regression (avant-garde metal)

Odyssice - Silence (instrumental prog rock)

Rational Diet - On Phenomenas and Existences (avant-garde rock, chamber rock)

Aranis - RoqueForte (chamber music, chamber rock)

Luger - Luger (psychedelic rock; stream in the link)

Tuvalu - Tuvalu (rock)

La Maschera Di Cera - Petali Di Fuoco (prog rock)

Ciccada - A Child in the Mirror (prog rock, folk)

Chinese Beard - Shades of Tomorrow (prog rock)

Jaga Jazzist - One Armed Bandit (fusion, prog-rock)

Mose Giganticus - Gift Horse (sludge metal, synth punk)

Sky Architect - Excavations of the Mind (prog-rock)

Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno - Il Pittore Volante (prog-rock)

E. S. Posthumus - Makara (bombastic epic orchestral extravaganza, soundtrack)

Motorpsycho - Heavy Metal Fruit (psych/prog rock)

Electric Orange - Krautrock From Hell (krautrock, psych-rock)

Rebel Wheel - We Are in the Time of Evil Clocks (prog-rock; stream the album and the previous one here)

Samsara Blues Experiment - Long Distance Trip (psychedelic rock)

Guillaume Perret & The Electric Epic - s/t (fusion, zeuhl, prog-rock, avant-rock; stream here)

Dave Kulju - Notes in the Margin (rock, prog-rock; buy both his album for 13$ inluding shipping in the USA)

In the beginning of 2011 I'll post the finalized list and quick reviews of the top albums like I did for 2009.

Here are my current 100 top albums (there are many more lower in the list that are also worth while and I'll list those on a later date (or you can view them in Prog - simply click on the user name avestin to see the entire list).

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