The Best Rock Albums of 1995

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1995

(Compiled by Mauro Bondoni based on my ratings)
  1. Lightwave: Mundus Subterraneus (Hearts Of Space) (8.5)
  2. Lycia: The Burning Circle And Then Dust (Projekt) (8)
  3. Air Liquide: The Increased Difficulty Of Concentration (Smile) (8)
  4. Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill (Maverick) (8)
  5. Bardo Pond: Bufo Alvarius (Drunken Fish) (8)
  6. Fugazi: Red Medicine (Dischord) (8)
  7. Vampire Rodents: Clockseed (Re-Constriction) (8)
  8. Atari Teenage Riot: Delete Yourself (DHR) (8)
  9. Rake: The Art Ensemble Of Rake (VHF) (8)
  10. Don Caballero: 2 (Touch & Go) (8)
  11. Morphine: Yes (Rykodisc) (8)
  12. Fear Factory: Demanufacture (Roadrunner) (8)
  13. Low: Long Division (Vernon Yard) (7.5)
  14. Skullflower: Argon (Freek) (7.5)
  15. Jarboe: Sacrificial Cake (Alternative Tentacles) (7.5)
  16. Smog: Wild Love (Drag City) (7.5)
  17. U.S. Maple: Long Hair In Three Stages (Skin Graft) (7.5)
  18. Vocokesh: Smile And Point At The Mountain (Drag City) (7.5)
  19. Furry Things: The Big Saturday Illusion (Trance) (7.5)
  20. Six Finger Satellite: Severe Exposure (SubPop) (7.5)
  21. Scarce: Deadsexy (A&M) (7.5)
  22. Bohren & der Club of Gore: Midnight Radio (1995) (7.5)
  23. Barry Black (Alias) (7.5)
  24. Spaceheads: Spaceheads (Dark Beloved Cloud) (7.5)
  25. Skylab: #1 (Astralwerks) (7.5)
  26. Pelt: Brown Cyclopedia (Radioactive Rat) (7.5)
  27. Mermen: A Glorious Lethal Euphoria (Toadophile) (7.5)
  28. Dead C: White House (Siltbreeze) (7.5)
  29. Witch Hazel: Landlocked (Flydaddy) (7.5)
  30. Brian Jonestown Massacre: Methodrone (Bomp) (7.5)
  31. Human Drama: Songs Of Betrayal (Projekt) (7.5)
  32. Pram: Sargasso Sea (Too Pure) (7.5)
  33. Charalambides: Market Square (Siltbreeze) (7.5)
  34. Foetus: Gash (Columbia) (7.5)
  35. Tindersticks : self-titled (Rough Trade) (7.5)
  36. Mouse On Mars: Iaora Tahiti (Too Pure) (7.5)
  37. Roy Montgomery: Scenes From The South Island (Drunken Fish) (7)
  38. Windy & Carl: Portal (Ba Da Bing) (7)
  39. Red Aunts: #1 Chicken (Epitaph) (7)
  40. Spectre: The Illness (1995) (7)
  41. Trance Mission: Meanwhile (City Of Tribes) (7)
  42. Cardinal: self-titled (Flydaddy) (7)
  43. King Black Acid: Womb Star Sessions (Cavity Search) (7)
  44. Loop Guru: Amrita (North South) (7)
  45. Autechre: Amber (Warp) (7)
  46. Ruins: Hyderomastgroningem (Tzadik) (7)
  47. Crash Worship: Triplemania II (Charnel Music) (7)
  48. Red House Painters: Ocean Beach (4AD) (7)
  49. Future Sound Of London: Lifeforms (Astralwerks) (7)
  50. Mu-ziq: In Pine Effect (Virgin) (7)
  51. Earth: Phase 3 (SubPop) (7)
  52. Sparklehorse: Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot (Capitol) (7)
  53. Magic Hour: Will They Turn You On (Twisted Village, 1995) (7)
  54. Flying Saucer Attack: Further (Drag City) (7)
  55. Geraldine Fibbers: Lost Somewhere (Virgin) (7)
  56. Edsel: Techniques Of Speed Hypnosis (Relativity) (7)
  57. Sixteen Deluxe: Backfeed Magnetbabe (Trance Syndicate) (7)
  58. Blacktop: I Got A Baaad Feeling (In The Red) (7)
  59. Rapoon: The Kirghiz Light (Staalplaat) (7)
  60. Techno Animal: Re-Entry (Virgin) (7)
  61. Love 666: American Revolution (Amphetamine Reptile) (7)
  62. Ui: Sidelong (Southern) (7)
  63. Meshuggah: Destroy Erase Improve (Nuclear Blast) (1)
  64. Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (Virgin) (7)
  65. Giant Sand: Backyard Barbecue Broadcast (Koch) (7)
  66. Opeth: Orchid (Candlelight) (7)
  67. June Of 44: Engine Takes To The Water (Quarterstick) (7)
  68. Eat Static: Implant (Planet Dog) (7)
  69. TUU: All Our Ancestors (Waveform) (7)
  70. Lubricated Goat: Forces You Don't Understand (PCP) (7)
  71. Ron Sexsmith (Atlantic) (7)
  72. Ed Hall: La-La-Land (Trance Syndicate) (7)
  73. Electric Wizard: Electric Wizard (Rise Above, 1995) (7)
  74. Sonic Youth: Washing Machine (Geffen) (7)
  75. Reverb Sleep: Fish Dream (MMG) (7)
  76. Lida Husik: Joyride (Caroline) (7)
  77. Doldrums: Secret Life Of Machines (VHF) (7)
  78. Juliana Hatfield: Only Everything (Mammoth) (7)
  79. Eden: Fire And Rain (Projekt) (7)
  80. Denison-Kimball Trio: Soul Machine (1995)
  81. Anne Dudley: Ancient and Modern (China) (7)
  82. Aphex Twin: I Care Because You Do (Sire) (7)
  83. Elastic Purejoy (World Domination) (7)
  84. Natalie Merchant: Tigerlily (Elektra) (7)
  85. Garbage (Almo) (7)
  86. Black Grape: It's Great When You're Straight (Radioactive) (7)
  87. Primus: Tales From The Punchbowl (Interscope) (7)
  88. Labradford: A Stable Reference (Kranky) (7)
  89. Woob: 1194 (Instinct) (7)
  90. Helium: Dirt Of Luck (Matador) (7)
  91. Rachel's: Handwriting (Quarterstick) (7)
  92. Spiritualized: Pure Phase (Dedicated) (7)
  93. Polara (Clean) (7)
  94. Bloodloss: Live My Way (Reprise) (7)
  95. Dance Hall Crashers: Lockjaw (510) (7)
  96. Scott Walker: Tilt (Fontana) (7)
  97. Maeror Tri: Myein (ND) (7)
  98. Ultra Bide`: God Is God (Alternative Tentacles) (7)
  99. Keiji Haino: I Said, This Is The Son Of Nihilism (Table of the Elements, 1995) (7)
  100. Saturnine: Wreck At Pillar Point (Dirt) (7)
  101. Cornershop: Woman's Gotta Have It (Warner Bros) (7)
  102. Mike Watt: Ball-Hog Or Tugboat (Columbia) (7)
  103. Muffs: Blonder And Blonder (Reprise) (7)
  104. Crawlspace: The Exquisite Fucking Beauty (Majora) (7)
  105. Bad Audio Dynamite: F-Punk (Radioactive) (7)
  106. Dead Voices On Air: New Words Machine (Hypnotic) (7)
  107. Raison D'Etre: Within The Depths Of Silence And Phormations (Cold Meat Industry) (7)
  108. 5ive Style: self-titled (SubPop) (7)
  109. Friends Of Dean Martinez: The Shadow Of Your Smile (Subpop) (7)
  110. Sleater-Kinney: Call The Doctor (Chainsaw) (7)
  111. Wagon Christ: Throbbing Pouch (Rising High) (7)
  112. Enya: The Memory Of Trees (Warner Bros) (7)
  113. Kate St John: Indescribable Night (Gyroscope) (7)
  114. Mountain Goat: Sweden (Shrimper) (7)
  115. Prolapse: Backsaturday (Lissy's) (7)
  116. Dr Octagon: Dr Octagon (Bulk) (7)
  117. John Cale & Bob Neuwirth: Last Day On Earth (1995)
  118. Model 500: Deep Space(R&S) (7)
  119. Oxbow: Let Me Be A Woman (SST) (7)
  120. Throwing Muses: University (Sire) (7)
  121. Dandy Warhols: Dandys Rule OK (Tim/Kerr) (7)
  122. ST37: Glare (Helter Skelter) (7)
  123. Chokebore: Anything Near Water (Amphetamine Reptile) (7)
  124. Divination: Akasha (1995)
  125. Red Red Meat: Bunny Gets Paid (Sub Pop) (7)
  126. Carl Craig: Landcruising (Planet E) (7)
  127. Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust (Junior Boy's Own) (7)
  128. Sublime: 40 Oz To Freedom (MCA) (7)
  129. Randy Newman: Faust (Reprise) (7)
  130. KMFDM: Nihil (Wax Trax) (7)
  131. Archers Of Loaf: Vee Vee (Alias) (7)
  132. Stereo Total: Oh Ah (Bungalow) (7)
  133. Pluto: Shoehorse Emerging (Rastacan) (7)
  134. Ordo Equilibrio: Reaping The Fallen (Cold Meat Industry) (7)
  135. Freaky Chakra: Lowdown Motivator (Astralwerks) (7)
  136. Grassy Knoll (Nettwerk) (7)
  137. Better Than Ezra: Deluxe (Swell) (7)
  138. Roots: Do You Want More (1995) (7)
  139. Ex: Instant (Ex) (7)
  140. Angel'In Heavy Syrup: III (Alchemy) (7)

Playlist
  1. Mermen: Pulpin' Line
  2. Andrea Parker: Melodious Thunk
  3. Faithless: Insomnia
  4. Home: Atomique
  5. Towa Tei: Son Of Bambi
  6. Dandy Warhols: Ride
  7. Raekwon: Rainy Dayz
Extended tracks
  1. Skullflower: Argon
  2. Roy Montgomery: Twilight Conversation
  3. Dream Theater: A Change Of Seasons
  4. Rake: Helio-Moog
  5. Wallmen: Optional
  6. Foetus: Slung
  7. Magic Hour: Passing Word
  8. Pelt: Absolution
  9. Iceburn: Poetry Of Fire
  10. Opeth: Forest of October
  11. Mermen: Between I and Thou
  12. Brian Jonestown Massacre: Hyperventilation
  13. Flying Saucer Attack: To The Shore
  14. Prolapse: Flex
  15. Earth: Thrones And Dominions
  16. Autechre: Furthur
  17. Scott Walker: Bouncer See Bouncer
  18. Dandy Warhols: Fast-Driving Rave Up
  19. Paul Sauvanet: Earth And Dust
  20. Opeth: The Twilight Is My Robe
  21. Oxbow: The Stabbing Hand
  22. Gastr del Sol: The Harp Factory On Lake Street
  23. David Toop: I Hear Voices

Songwriters
  1. Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill (Maverick)
  2. Jarboe: Sacrificial Cake (Alternative Tentacles)
  3. Smog: Wild Love (Drag City)

Industrial
  1. Wumpscut: Bunkertor 7 (Beton Kopf Media)

Electronica

Gothic

Heavy rock

Psychedelia
  1. King Black Acid: Womb Star Sessions (Cavity Search)

Instrumental
  1. Don Caballero: 2 (Touch & Go)
  2. Rachel's: Handwriting (Quarterstick)
  3. Mermen: A Glorious Lethal Euphoria (Toadophile)

Progressive
  1. Rake: The Art Ensemble Of Rake (VHF)

Britain

Germany

Japan

France & Belgium

Australia

Canada

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1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Best of the 1960's Best of the 1970's Best of the 1980's Best of the 1990's Best of the 2000's