Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Top 2007 #s 1-10

1. Caspian - The Four Trees

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From: Boston. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Mono, Explosions In The Sky, This Will Destroy You
Website: caspianmusic.net
Myspace: /caspiantheband

2. Earthless - Rhythms From A Cosmic Sky

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From: San Diego. Genre: heavy psych, instrumental/jam metal
LIYL: Acid Mothers Temple, Mammatus, Kyuss, Zeppelin, Electric Wizard
Website: none
Myspace: /earthless

3. Bongripper - Hippie Killer

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From: Chicago. Genre: psychdelic post-doom/drone
LIYL: Capricorns, Suma, Electric Wizard, Boris, Ufomammut, Isis, Mouth of The Architect, Disembowelment
Website: none
Myspace: /bongripper

4. Grails - Burning Off Impurities

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From: Portland, Oregon. Genre: psychedelic, krautrock, middle-eastern
LIYL: Priestbird, Ghost, Bardo Pond, Faust, Ash Ra Tempel
Website: www.grailsongs.com
Myspace: grailsongs

5. Baroness - Red Album

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From: Savannah, GA. Genre: post-hardcore, metal, stoner
LIYL: Mastodon, Kylesa, Saviours, High on Fire, Melvins, Pelican
Website: yourbaroness.com
Myspace: /yourbaroness

6. Novembre - The Blue

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From: Italy. Genre: progressive-metal
LIYL: Katatonia, Opeth, Insomnium, Agalloch, Green Carnation
Website: novembre.co.uk
Myspace: /novembre1

7. Maserati - Inventions for the New Season

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From: Athens, GA. Genre: post-rock, krautrock
LIYL: El Ten Eleven, Neu!, Mogwai, Kinski, Trizteza
Website: ihaveadagger.net
Myspace: maseratirocks

8. Iron & Wine - The Shepherds Dog

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From: Texas. Genre: folk/rock/country
LIYL: Nick Drake, Calexico, Neil Young, Bonnie Prince Billy, Devendra Banhart
Website: ironandwine.com
Myspace: /ironandwine

9. High on Fire - Death Is This Communion

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From: Oakland, CA. Genre: heavy fucking metal
LIYL: Motorhead, Kylesa, Sleep, Soilent Green, Melvins, Sabbath, Mastodon
Website: highonfire.net
Myspace: /highonfireslays

10. Alabama Thunderpussy - Open Fire

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From: Richmond, Virginia. Genre: stoner-rock/heavy-metal
LIYL: Clutch, Down, Crowbar, The Hidden Hand, Kyuss, High On Fire
Website: www.atprva.com
Myspace: /atpva

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Top 2007 #s 11-20

11. Omega Massif - Geisterstadt

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From: Wuerzburg, Germany. Genre: post-metal
LIYL: Isis, Rosetta, Year of No Light, Pelican, Neurosis, Tides
Website: omegamassif.de
Myspace: /omegamassif

12. Té - It Be The Thinking As 'the Song' Of Realistic Sound From The World Which Resounds

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From: Japan. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Lite, Caspian, Mono, Ostinato, Maserati, Hematovore
Website: tee.daa.jp
Myspace: /tejapanese

13. The Pax Cecilia - Blessed Are the Bonds

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From: Pennsylvania. Genre: post-hardcore, post-rock
LIYL: Circle Takes the Square, Gregor Samsa, Envy, Kayo Dot, 11th He Reaches London
Website: paxcecilia.com
Myspace: /thepaxcecilia

14. Battles - Mirrored

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From: New York. Genre: experimental math-rock
LIYL: Don Cabellero, Caribou, Animal Collective
Website: bttls.com
Myspace: /battlestheband

15. Grayceon - Grayceon

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From: San Francisco. Genre: proggy post-rock/metal
LIYL: Amber Asylum, Apocalyptica, Neurosis, Battle of Mice
Website: www.grayceon.com
Myspace: /grayceon

16. Rosetta - Wake/Lift

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From: Philadelphia. Genre: post-metal
LIYL: Neurosis, Cult of Luna, Year of No Light, Bongripper, Mouth of the Architect
Website: rosettaband.com
Myspace: /rosetta

17. Electric Wizard - Witchcult Today

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From: UK. Genre: psychedelic doom
LIYL: Black Sabbath, Ramesses, Boris, Sleep, Om
Website: riseaboverecords.com
Myspace: /electricwizarddorsetdoom

18. The Pirate Ship Quintet - The Pirate Ship Quintet EP

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From: UK. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Laura, Sweek, The Evpatoria Report, GYBE!, Mono
Website: www.thepirateshipquintet.co.uk
Myspace: thepirateshipquintet

19. Priestbird - In Your Time

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From: New York. Genre: psychedelic rock, folk, orchestral
LIYL: Tarantula AD, Grails, Led Zeppelin, Ghost, Black Mountain, Comets On Fire
Website: www.priestbird.com
Myspace: /priestbird

20. Zoroaster - Dog Magic

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From: Atlanta. Genre: doom/sludge
LIYL: Bongripper, Warhorse, Electric Wizard, Sleep
Website: none
Myspace: /thezoroaster

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Top 2007 #s 21-30

21. Wolves In The Throne Room - Two Hunters

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From: Olympia, Washington. Genre: epic black metal
LIYL: Weakling, Negura Bunget, Drudkh, Deathspell Omega, Agalloch
Website: wolvesinthethroneroom.com
Myspace: /wolvesinthethroneroom

22. Devin Townsend - Ziltoid the Omniscient

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From: Vancouver. Genre: progressive metal
LIYL: Devin Townsend Band, Strapping Young Lad
Website: www.hevydevy.com
Ziltoid's Myspace

23. Tuna Laguna - Ripples and Swells

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From: Norway. Genre: upbeat post-rock
LIYL: Jaga Jazzist, Samuel Jackson 5, Rosolina Mar
Website: tunalaguna.com
Myspace: /tunalaguna

24. Ulver - Shadows of the Sun

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From: Norway. Genre: experimental, electronica
LIYL: Ulver, Coil
Website: jester-records.com/ulver
Myspace: /ulver1

25. Jesu - Conqueror

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From: UK. Genre: post-metal, drone, experimental
LIYL: Godflesh, Nadja, Swans, Isis, Red Sparowes, Sun O)))
Website: avalancheinc.co.uk/jesu
Myspace: /officialjesu

26. Nadja - Thaumogenesis

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From: Toronto. Genre: drone, ambient, doom
LIYL: The Angelic Process, Sunn O)), Growing, Jesu
Website: nadjaluv.ca
Myspace: /nadjaluv

27. Tulsa Drone - Songs from a Mean Season

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From: Virginia. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Blueneck, Crippled Black Pheonix, Red Sparowes, Ennio Morricone
Website: www.tulsadrone.com
Myspace: /tulsadrone

28. Radio Moscow - Radio Moscow

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From: Ames, Iowa. Genre: blues, classic rock
LIYL: Hendrix, Deep Purple, Blue Cheer, Cream, Witchcraft, Wolfmother
Website: alivenergy.com
Myspace: /radiomoscow

29. Witchcraft - The Alchemist

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From: Örebro, Sweden. Genre: classic rock, doom, psych
LIYL: Black Sabbath, Zeppelin, Pentagram, Deep Purple, Radio Moscow
Website: witchcrafthome.com
Myspace: /witchcraftswe

30. The Boredoms - 77 Boadrum bootleg

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From: Osaka, japan. Genre: experimental, psychedelic
LIYL: The Boredoms
Website: wiki/
Myspace: /boredoms

Friday, January 25, 2008

Top 2007 #s 31-40

31. Sgt. - Perception of Causality

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From: Tokyo. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Cue, Sweek, Yndi Halda, Magyar Posse
Website: penguinmarket.org/sgt.
Myspace: /sgtofficial

32. Neurosis - Given To The Rising

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From: Oakland. Genre: post-metal
LIYL: Neurosis, Swans, Isis, Cult of Luna
Website: www.neurosis.com
Myspace: /officialneurosis

33. Bossk - 2

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From: Ashford, UK. Genre: post-metal
LIYL: Isis, Jakob, Mouth of the Architect
Website: eyesofsound.com
Myspace: /bossk

34. Tusk - The Resisting Dreamer

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From: Chicago/Portland/Oak City. Genre: post-metal/sludge/grind
LIYL: Kayo Dot, Old Man Gloom, Boris, Pelican
Website: theresistingdreamer.com
Myspace: /tuskgrind

35. Holy Fuck - Holy Fuck LP

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From: Toronto. Genre: electro/dance rock
LIYL: !!!, The Advantage, Death from Above 1979, The Rapture
Website: holyfuckmusic.com
Myspace: /holyfuck

36. Black Engine - Ku Klux Klowns

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From: Italy. Genre: free-jazz-noise-metal
LIYL: Noxagt, John Zorn, Faust, Orthodox, Meshuggah, The Shining, Kayo Dot
Website: black-engine.com
Myspace: /blackengineisalive

37. Eluvium - Copia

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From: Portland, OR. Genre: ambient, orchestral, drone
LIYL: Mono/World's End Girlfriend, Hammock, Stars of the Lid
Website: www.eluvium.net
Myspace: /eluviumtaken

38. OM - Pilgrimage

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From: San Francisco. Genre: stoner-metal
LIYL: Sleep, Earth, Sunn O))), High on Fire, Six Organs Of Admittance
Website: omvibratory.com
Myspace: /variationsontheme

39. Cobalt - Eater Of Birds

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From: Colorado. Genre: black metal
LIYL: Enslaved, Deathspell Omega, Agalloch, Negura Bunget, Immortal
Website: profoundlorerecords
Myspace: none

40. Minsk - The Ritual Fires of Abandonment

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From: Illinois. Genre: psychedelic sludge, tribal-doom
LIYL: Neurosis, Electric Wizard, Isis, Rosetta
Website: thesoundofminsk.com
Myspace: /minsk

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Top 2007 #s 41-50

41. Ufomammut & Lent0 - Supernaturals Record One

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From: Italy. Genre: psychedelic doom
LIYL: Electric Wizard, Nadja, Minsk, Sunn O)), Jesu
Ufomammut's Website: ufomammut.com
Lent0's Website: lent0.com

42. Beware Of Safety - It Is Curtains

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From: Los Angeles. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Caspian, Te, Explosions in the Sky, Mono
Website: www.bewareofsafety.com
Myspace: myspace

43. Torche - In Return

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From: Miami, Florida. Genre: stoner rock/metal
LIYL: Floor, Big Business, Queens of the Stone Age, Melvins, Baroness
Website: torchemusic.com
Myspace: /torche

44. Primordial - To The Nameless Dead

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From: Ireland. Genre: pagan/celtic/black metal
LIYL: Agalloch, Windir, Amon Amarth, Opeth, Disillusion, Bathory
Website: primordialweb.com
Myspace: /fallentoruin

45. Rosetta & Balboa - Project Mercury

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From: Philadelphia. Genre: post-hardcore/metal
LIYL: Isis, Neurosis, Mouth of the Architect
Website: Rosetta
Website: Balboa

46. Alcest - Souvenirs D’un Autre Monde

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From: Avignon, France. Genre: shoegazing black metal
LIYL: Novembre, My Bloody Valentine, Agalloch, Jesu
Website: alcest-music.com
Myspace: /alcestmusic

47. The Angelic Process - Weighing Souls With Sand

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From: Athens, Georgia. Genre: ambient drone metal
LIYL: Nadja, Jesu, Swans, Neurosis, Hyatari
Website: www.theangelicprocess.com
Myspace: /theangelicprocess

48. A Place To Bury Strangers - A Place To Bury Strangers

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From: Brooklyn. Genre: shoegaze, noise-rock
LIYL: My Bloody Valentine, Jesus and Mary Chain, Joy Division, Stone Roses, Jesu
Website: aplacetoburystrangers.com
Myspace: /aplacetoburystrangers

49. El Ten Eleven - Every Direction Is North

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From: Los Angeles. Genre: post-rock
LIYL: Tristeza, Precious Fathers, Mercury Program, Tortoise, Six Parts Seven
Website: www.elteneleven.com
Myspace: /elteneleven

50. Dirge - Wings Of Lead Over Dormant Seas

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From: France. Genre: atmospheric sludge/doom
LIYL: Overmars, Asunder, Corrupted, MONARCH!, Kayo Dot, Minsk
Website: dirge.fr
Myspace: /blightrecords