The 90s


















1990

1. Cocteau Twins | Heaven Or Las Vegas
2. Fugazi | Repeater
3. Ride | Nowhere
4. Sinead O’Connor | I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
5. Public Enemy | Fear of A Back Planet
6. The Breeders | Pod
7. Eric B & Rakim | Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em
8. The La's | The La's
9. The Replacements | All Shook Down 
10. Sonic Youth | Goo 
11. The Flaming Lips | In A Priest Driven Ambulance
12. The Black Crowes | Shake Your Money Maker
13. Mazzy Star | She Hangs Brightly
14. Uncle Tupelo | No Depression
15. Depeche Mode - Violator
16. A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels...
17. Pixies | Bossanova
18. The Sundays | Reading, Writing, & Arithmetic
19. Yo La Tengo - Fakebook
20. Neil Young & Crazy Horse | Ragged Glory

1991


1. My Bloody Valentine | Loveless
2. Uncle Tupelo | Still Feel Gone
3. Talk Talk | Laughing Stock
4. Superchunk | No Pocky For Kitty 
5. Nirvana | Nevermind 
6. Dinosaur Jr. | Green Mind
7. A Tribe Called Quest | The Low End Theory
8. Teenage Fanclub | Bandwagonesque
9. U2 | Achtung, Baby
10. Pixies | Trompe le Monde
11. R.E.M. | Out of Time
12. The Tragically Hip | Road Apples
13. Pearl Jam | Ten
14. Slint | Spiderland
15. Mercury Rev | Yer Self Is Steam
16. Smashing Pumpkins | Gish
17. Chris Whitley | Living With The Law
18. Massive Attack | Blue Lines
19. Prince | Diamonds & Pearls
20. Mekons | Curse of the Mekons

KMD | Mr. Hood


1992



1. Pavement | Slanted & Enchanted
2. The Beastie Boys | Check Your Head 
3. Uncle Tupelo | March 16-20, 1992
4. The Lemonheads | It’s A Shame About Ray
5. Buffalo Tom | Let Me Come Over
6. R.E.M. | Automatic For the People
7. The Black Crowes | The Southern Harmony & Musical Companion
8. The Tragically Hip | Fully Completely
9. The Jayhawks | Hollywood Town Hall
10. Sugar | Copper Blue
11. Guided By Voices | Propellor
12. The Flaming Lips | Hit To Death In The Future Head
13. PJ Harvey | Dry
14. Sonic Youth | Dirty
15. Tom Waits | Bone Machine
16. Eric B. & Rakim | Don't Sweat the Technique
17. Yo La Tengo | May I Sing With Me
18. Neil Young | Harvest Moon
19. The Jesus & Mary Chain | Honey's Dead
20. The London Suede | Suede

Blind Melon - Blind Melon
Cracker - Cracker

1993


1. Dinosaur Jr. | Where You Been
2. Yo La Tengo | Painful
3. Liz Phair | Exile In Guyville
4. Uncle Tupelo | Anodyne
5. Smashing Pumpkins | Siamese Dream
6. PJ Harvey | Rid of Me
7. American Music Club | Mercury
8. Superchunk | On the Mouth
9. Nirvana | In Utero
10. Wu-Tang Clan | Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 
11. U2 | Zooropa
12. Mercury Rev | Boces
13. A Tribe Called Quest | Midnight Mauraders
14. Pearl Jam | Vs. 
15. Paul Westerberg | 14 Songs 
16. The Flaming Lips | Transmissions From A Satellite Heart
17. Stereolab | Transient-Random Noise Bursts With Commentary
18. Eric's Trip | Love Tara
19. The Breeders | Last Splash
20. Archers of Loaf | Icky Mettle 
 
Bjork | Debut  
Cracker - Kerosene Hat
Bash n' Pop - Friday Night is Killing Me
Fugazi - In On the Kill Taker
James - Laid
Morphine - Cure for Pain
The Lemonheads - Come On Feel The Lemonheads
Dramarama - Hi-fi Sci-fi
Guided by Voices - Vampire on Titus

1994

1. Pavement | Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
2. Guided by Voices | Bee Thousand
3. Nas | Illmatic
4. Built to Spill | There is Nothing Wrong With Love
5. The Beastie Boys | Ill Communication
6. Portishead | Dummy
7. Oasis | Definitely Maybe
8. R.E.M. | Monster
9. Nirvana | Unplugged in New York
10. Tom Petty | Wildflowers
11. The Tragically Hip | Day for Night 
12. Superchunk | Foolish
13. Hole | Live Through This
14. Blur | Parklife
15. Stereolab | Mars Audiac Quintet
16. Sugar | File Under: Easy Listening
17. The Magnetic Fields | Holiday
18. Sebadoh | Bakesale
19. Jawbox | For Your Own Special Sweetheart
20. Frank Black | Teenager of the Year

Weezer | Weezer
The Black Crowes | Amorica
Suede | Dog Man Star
The Magnetic Fields - The Charm of the Highway Strip
Luna - Bewitched

1995


1. Radiohead | The Bends
2. Raekwon | Only Built For Cuban Linx 
3. Mobb Deep | The Infamous
4. Pavement | Wowee Zowee 
5. Son Volt | Trace
6Guided by Voices | Alien Lanes
7. Palace Brothers | Viva Last Blues 
8. The Flaming Lips | Clouds Taste Metallic
9. GZA | Liquid Swords
10. Pulp - Different Class 
11. Bjork | Post
12. Yo La Tengo | Electr-o-Pura
13. The Magnetic Fields | Get Lost
14. Smashing Pumpkins | Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
15. PJ Harvey | To Bring You My Love
16. The Jayhawks | Tomorrow the Green Grass
17. Bruce Springsteen | The Ghost of Tom Joad
18. Superchunk | Here's Where The Strings Come In
19. Red Red Meat | Bunny Gets Paid
20. Teenage Fanclub | Grand Prix

Steve Earle - Train A-Comin’
Wilco - A.M. 
Golden Smog - Down By the Old Mainstream
Mercury Rev - See You On the Other Side
Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
Fugazi - Red Machine
Oasis - What’s the Story Morning Glory
The Verve - A Northern Soul
Guided by Voices - King Shit and the Golden Boys
Low - Long Division
Luna - Penthouse 
Blur | The Great Escape
Ol' Dirty Bastard | Return to the 36 Chambers


1996

1. Wilco | Being There
2. Outkast | ATLiens
3. DJ Shadow | Entroducing…
4. Scud Mountain Boys | Massachusetts
5. R.E.M. | New Adventures In Hi-Fi
6. Stereolab | Emperor Tomato Ketchup
7. Steve Earle | I Feel Alright
8. Guided by Voices | Under the Bushes, Under the Stars
9. Silver Jews | The Natural Bridge
10. Modest Mouse | This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About 
11. The Roots | Illadelph Halflife
12. Sleater-Kinney | Call The Doctor
13. Centro-matic | Redo the Stacks
14. Pearl Jam | No Code
15. Fiona Apple | Tidal
16. Tortoise | Millions Now Living Will Never Die
17. Beck | Odelay
18. The Wrens | Secaucus
19. Nas | It Was Written
20. Belle & Sebastian | Tigermilk



1997

1. Radiohead | OK Computer
2. Modest Mouse | The Lonesome Crowded West
3. Built to Spill | Perfect From Now On
4. Yo La Tengo | I Can Feel the Heart Beating As One
5. The Old 97s | Too Far to Care 
6. Sleater-Kinney | Dig Me Out 
7. Bjork | Homogenic
8. Dinosaur Jr. | Hand It Over 
9. Spiritualized | Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 
10. The Verve | Urban Hymns
11. Bob Dylan | Time Out of Mind
12. Belle & Sebastian | If You're Feeling Sinister
13. Mogwai | Young Team
14. Erykah Badu | Baduism
15. Blur | Blur
16. Pavement | Brighten the Corners
17. The Jayhawks | Sound of Lies
18. U2 | Pop
19. Grandpaboy | Grandpaboy EP
20. Richard Buckner | Devotion & Doubt

Primal Scream - Vanishing Point 
Grandaddy | Under the Western Freeway
Steve Earle - El Corazon
Elliott Smith - Either/Or
Whiskeytown - Stranger's Almanac
The Gourds - Dem’s Good Beeble
Superchunk - Indoor Living
Guided by Voices - Mag Earwhig!
Son Volt - Straightaways

1998



1. Outkast | Aquemini
2. Mercury Rev | Deserter’s Songs
3. Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 
4. Silver Jews | American Water 
5. Billy Bragg & Wilco | Mermaid Avenue
6. Spoon | A Series of Sneaks
7. Lauryn Hill | The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
8. Lucinda Williams | Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
9. Gang Starr | Moment of Truth
10. Pedro the Lion | It's Hard To Find A Friend
11. PJ Harvey | Is This Desire?
12. Godspeed You! Black Emperor | F#A#~
13. Duster | Stratosphere
14. Boards of Canada | Music Has The Right To Children
15. Massive Attack | Mezzanine
16. Bap Kennedy | Domestic Blues
17. Cat Power | Moon Pix
18. Black Star | Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star
19. Tortoise | TNT
20. The Tragically Hip | Phantom Power

Marah - Let’s Cut the Crap and Hook Up Later On Tonight
Elliot Smith - XO  
Pearl Jam - Yield
Boredoms - Super AE
Son Volt - Wide String Tremelo
Sonic Youth - A Thousand Leaves
Sparklehorse - Good Morning Spider
Golden Smog - Weird Tales

1999

1. The Flaming Lips | The Soft Bulletin
2. Built to Spill | Keep It Like A Secret
3. Wilco | Summerteeth
4. Fiona Apple | When The Pawn...
5. The Roots | Things Fall Apart
6. Sleater-Kinney | The Hot Rock
7. The Magnetic Fields | 69 Love Songs
8. Mos Def | Black on Both Sides
9. Tom Waits | Mule Variations
10. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | I See A Darkness
11. MF Doom | Operation: Doomsday
12. Blur | 13
13. Superchunk | Come Pick Me Up
14. Various Artists | Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
15. Smog | Knock Knock
16. Robert Pollard w/ Doug Gillard | Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department
17. The Gourds | Ghosts of Hallelujah 
18. Richard Buckner | Since
19. Low | Secret Name
20. Pavement | Terror Twilight


Centro-matic | Navigational
The Old 97s - Fight Songs
Steve Earle & the Del McCourey Band - The Mountain
Mogwai - Come On, Die Young
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