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offline digital messiah on 2002-04-19 02:40 [#00183508]
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black dog - spanners


offline The_Funkmaster from St. John's (Canada) on 2002-04-19 02:41 [#00183509]
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for me right now it's SAW85-92... I think it's so good...


offline joey from montréal (Canada) on 2002-04-19 02:41 [#00183510]
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joey and the riboflavins: vitamin b2.


offline flea from depths of your mind (New Zealand) on 2002-04-19 03:15 [#00183539]
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man that's the toughest question ever...


offline windowlicker from Nashvegas on 2002-04-19 03:16 [#00183540]
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too hard to answer.


offline Ophecks from Nova Scotia (Canada) on 2002-04-19 03:21 [#00183543]
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I think it's Drukqs. I think that's not a popular decision.

But SAW2 is pretty close... and a lot of Autechre album are
close... LP5 and EP7, Confield, Tri Repetae... and maybe
Music has the Right to Children is up there...

But Drukqs is the best!


offline aperson from Brentwood, TN (United States) on 2002-04-19 03:23 [#00183545]
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Mouse on Mars - Idiology


offline E-man from Rixensart (Belgium) on 2002-04-19 03:31 [#00183552]
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afx - ab3
jega - geometry
aphex - drukqs
ae - lp5
[]< - feed me weird things
maybe astrobotnia... :)


offline flea from depths of your mind (New Zealand) on 2002-04-19 03:40 [#00183557]
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that's not one!


offline cygnus from nowhere and everyplace on 2002-04-19 03:41 [#00183559]
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autechre - gantz graf



offline revpersona from Plainfield (United States) on 2002-04-19 03:42 [#00183561]
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Bytes is better than Spanners, IMO.


offline cygnus from nowhere and everyplace on 2002-04-19 03:44 [#00183565]
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aphex twin - the mp3 player he lost

thats a sure bet :)


offline Spookyluke from United States on 2002-04-19 04:14 [#00183588]
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I think I'm going to go with I Care Because You Do or Analog
Bubble Bath 3.


offline RobinsAlter-Ego from a suburban hellhole (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:15 [#00183591]
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SaW II all the way.


offline RobinsAlter-Ego from a suburban hellhole (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:17 [#00183594]
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or maybe MHTRTC..... shit, i dunno... if only "everything
you do is a balloon" were on MHTRTC, then it would be


offline MO2 from Minneapolis, MN (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:18 [#00183598]
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RDJ Album


offline Quoth from Sweden on 2002-04-19 04:29 [#00183614]
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... I Care Because You Do is growing on me by the minute

I BLASTED VENTOLIN DOWNTOWN! HAH! it was so fucking great.


offline aneurySm from Ann Arbor (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:33 [#00183621]
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Korn;s first album comes to mind


offline RobinsAlter-Ego from a suburban hellhole (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:42 [#00183632]
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hee hee... thanks, quoth, for the idea


offline Spookyluke from United States on 2002-04-19 04:43 [#00183635]
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Ventolin rocks!


offline aneurySm from Ann Arbor (United States) on 2002-04-19 04:45 [#00183637]
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ventolin does grow
i wish i could invite everyone over so we could watch the
video 25x in the row a row row row row your about


offline CORTEX from Canada on 2002-04-19 06:09 [#00183725]
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in an objective perspective - ae - tri repetae ++

in a subjective perspective - ae - lp5


offline Amonbrune from Vancouver (Canada) on 2002-04-19 06:10 [#00183730]
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Joey: I want some Riboflavin! :)


offline Taxidermist from Black Grass on 2002-04-19 07:06 [#00183824]
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I don't think its possible to be in an objective
perspective, cortex :P

I'm actually inclined to answer this question with Richard
Devine's 'Lipswitch'. Its definately an aquired taste, but
its litterally the only cd I have which I have listened to
upwards of 200 times and don't ever find myself getting
bored of. Also, Lens, Align (the last track) is quite
possibly the richest, most haunting melody I have ever heard
in IDM.


offline Taxidermist from Black Grass on 2002-04-19 07:10 [#00183827]
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Jega's Geometry, Autechre's EP7 and Plaid's Rest Proof
Clockwork are also favorites of mine, and easily combine to
make up my the top 4 cd's of all time.

Orbus Terrerum by the Orb is my 5th favorite. |)


offline Archrival on 2002-04-19 07:11 [#00183828]
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Marvin Gaye - Whats Going On


offline Cheffe1979 from fuck (Austria) on 2002-04-19 07:34 [#00183833]
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RDJ album / Confield


offline nir on 2002-04-19 08:20 [#00183860]
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this changes every sunday, but right this moment: plaid -
double figure (and pretty much anything else plaid has
done), for making that type of music so damn fun to listen
to, boards of canada - geogaddi, because it's perty, bola -
fyuti just cuz he's good, +one - bare necessities and push
button objects - dirty dozen, for proving music doesn't have
to be complicated to be great.


offline map from mülligen (Switzerland) on 2002-04-19 08:24 [#00183866]
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IDM Album ? what's that ?


offline lctroboy from Borås (Sweden) on 2002-04-19 08:25 [#00183868]
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offline map from mülligen (Switzerland) on 2002-04-19 08:26 [#00183871]
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interactive doll masturbation ?


offline nir on 2002-04-19 08:27 [#00183872]
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music that's sometimes intelligent, almost never danceable,
and often doesn't really qualify as music


offline Bob Mcbob on 2002-04-19 09:18 [#00183937]
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im surprised you all consider an artisis album to be the
best idm..surely compilations would be better as they cover
a wider range?


offline nir on 2002-04-19 09:22 [#00183944]
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no one took the question seriously. instead, we all decided
the question was "what album do you like the best?"


offline Bob Mcbob on 2002-04-19 09:24 [#00183945]
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wel in that case...Req- Frequency jams :D


offline phunqie on 2002-04-19 10:57 [#00184019]
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in sides.


offline artemis from Ghent (Belgium) on 2002-04-19 11:56 [#00184075]
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Hard as hell to make a choice.
"The philosophy of sound and machine"(ART/Rephlex)?
"Bytes" by Black Dog Productions?
"Objets d'art"(new electronica)?


offline bleep from Brussels (Belgium) on 2002-04-19 12:36 [#00184126]
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Defenitely something by Autechre or APhex Twin but really
couldn't pick out "THE" best IDM album.


offline CORTEX from Canada on 2002-04-19 19:29 [#00184828]
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i agree that it's impossible to be completely objective, but
it's possible to be somewhat objective. i shouldve written
"in my most objective perspective".

and i still stand by tri rep++ for this choice. it covers a
wide range of styles for a single release and the fact that
it's a double album (twice the number of tracks) can be
judge in an objective manner imo.


offline thethirdball from Polly Pisspot (Canada) on 2002-04-19 20:16 [#00184916]
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Autechre - EP7


offline Krendo from Leicester (United Kingdom) on 2002-04-19 20:17 [#00184919]
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Taxidermist, I really don't know what you see in Devine's
Lipswitch album. Admittedly the last track is brilliant in
it's way, but none of the other tracks have any music in
them. They're just beats and glitches. Does anyone agree?


offline Krendo from Leicester (United Kingdom) on 2002-04-19 20:18 [#00184920]
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Anyway, I think SAW II is probably the best 'IDM' album. But
do we have to use this dreadful acronym? It's just music.


offline Netlon Sentinel from eDe (Netherlands, The) on 2002-04-19 20:18 [#00184921]
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i'm curious as to devine's new cd


offline revpersona from Plainfield (United States) on 2002-04-20 01:50 [#00185358]
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Orbital-In-Sides is my fav. album of all time, but it's not


offline titsworth from Washington, DC (United States) on 2002-04-21 06:27 [#00186691]
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you don't find "the girl with the sun in her head"


offline Taxidermist from Black Grass on 2002-04-21 08:24 [#00186709]
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Almost everything about it. The fact that there is so much
going on, yet every single sound comes thru 'crisp'. The
fact that most sounds used never appear more than once.
Everything is so subtly arranged, yet the sounds are so
obnoxious. Its as paradoxical in nature as an album can get.
And after listening to it so many times I am always finding
new things in every listen.

Also, whenever I fall asleep to music, I analyze it. It
seems to slow down, and half the time I get confused and
think its stuff that I wrote (half asleep, right?). Anyways.
The first time I ever actually enjoyed a richard devine
track was when I accidentally burnt it to a cd, and without
realizing that it was there, I fell asleep with this
supposedly 'chilled' compilation disc. In the midst of my
mind doing the half asleep analysis thing... I came across
the lipswitch track, and it was the most fascinating
feeling. When I woke up I didn't really remember what I had
thought of during my falling asleep the night before... and
for a second night in a row I put the compilation disc on...
and it fully kicked in when the Devine track came around.
Half way through, I woke up fully, and started to remember
what I felt the night before, and then realized I had just
found one of the most brilliant ellectronic musicians
kicking. And from then on he has been one of my top 5
artists, and Lipswitch is with me wherever I go. Litterally.

Well, that is the best way I can discribe it. Sorry if that
came out as a mess, I have been awake all weekend.



offline Taxidermist from Black Grass on 2002-04-21 08:25 [#00186710]
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BTW, that rant was in responce to Krendo.


offline digital messiah on 2002-04-21 15:44 [#00187123]
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taxidermist,im feeling you completely....i have that
sleeping-thru-music adventures almost all the time...

recently i love to sleep with YAGYA-RHYTHM OF SNOW....its
such an miraculous experience that it cannot be put to
words...somehow when i spend 2 hours sleeping with yagya,i
feel like i slept for 8 hours.....its
unbelievable......every time im tired,i do that,and im
completely different man when i wake up.......that sleeping
thru yagya has some sort of healing nature,and i love that

also great deal of music i liked better whwn sleeping,and i
found new sounds in them....
i must get that devine cd.....:)

everyone should try to listen to their favorite muzik while

its a fukin revelation!


offline The_Funkmaster from St. John's (Canada) on 2002-04-21 15:49 [#00187137]
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offline digital messiah on 2002-04-22 11:20 [#00188738]
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cortex i agree that we cant be COMPLETELY objective,but its
not so hard to try ....cuz we can be objective,very
much,just not completeley.......uh, what a mess:)

anyway tri repetae is oneof those classic idm
masterpieces.....and it could easily be number one,its just
that i personally prefer spanners...


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