Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. The Doors – The Doors (January 4)
  2. The Byrds – Younger Than Yesterday (February 6)
  3. The Velvet Underground & Nico – Velvet Underground & Nico (March 12)
  4. Grateful Dead – The Grateful Dead (March 17)
  5. The Red Crayola – The Parable Of Arable Land (March)
  6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced? (May 12)
  7. Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (August 5)
  8. The Doors – Strange Days (September 25)
  9. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – Safe As Milk (September)
  10. Jefferson Airplane – After Bathing At Baxter’s (November 27)

Others:

  • The Rolling Stones – Between the Buttons (January 20)
  • Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow (February 1)
  • The Electric Prunes – The Electric Prunes (April)
  • Blues Magoos – Electric Comic Book (April)
  • Country Joe and the Fish – Electric Music for the Mind and Body (May 11)
  • Frank Zappa – Absolutely Free (May 26)
  • The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band – Part One (May)
  • The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (June 1)
  • Tim Buckley – Goodbye and Hello (August)
  • The Electric Prunes – Underground (August)
  • Procol Harum – Procol Harum (September)
  • Cream – Disraeli Gears (November 2)
  • Love – Forever Changes (November)
  • Country Joe and the Fish – I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die (November)
  • Ravi Shankar – Live: Ravi Shankar at the Monterey International Pop Festival (November; recorded: June 18, 1967)(INDIA)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Axis: Bold as Love (December 1)
  • Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen (December 27)
  • Traffic – Mr. Fantasy (December)
  • The Deviants – Ptooff! (?)

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Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. John Coltrane – Ascension (February)(JAZZ)
  2. The Rolling Stones – Aftermath (April 15)
  3. Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde (May 16)
  4. Frank Zappa – Freak Out! (June 27)
  5. The Byrds – Fifth Dimension (July 18)
  6. The Beatles – Revolver (August 5)
  7. Donovan – Sunshine Superman (August 26)
  8. The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (October 17)
  9. Love – Da Capo (November)
  10. Ennio Morricone – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (?)(ITALIA)

Others:

  • The Fugs – The Fugs (March)
  • Love – Love (March)
  • Paul Revere & the Raiders – Midnight Ride (May 6)
  • The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (May 16)
  • Yardbirds – Roger the Engineer (July 15)
  • John Mayall – Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton (July 22)(BLUES)
  • The Kinks – Face to Face (October 28)
  • Count Five – Psychotic Reaction (October)
  • Blues Magoos – Psychedelic Lollipop (November)
  • Cream – Fresh Cream (December 9)
  • The Music Machine – (Turn On) The Music Machine (December 31)
  • Doc Watson – Southbound (?)

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Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Fuck Off Get Free (For The Island Of Montreal) (January 20)
  2. Jozef Van Wissem / Sqürl – Only Lovers Left Alive Official Soundtrack (?)
  3. Wovenhand – Refractory Obdurate (April 29)
  4. Andrea Schroeder – Where The Wild Oceans End (?)
  5. Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestite (July 8)(AMBIENT)
  6. Cloud Nothings – Here And Nowhere Else (April 1)
  7. The War On Drugs – Lost In the Dream (March 18)
  8. Marissa Nadler – July (?)
  9. Alcest – Shelter (January 17)
  10. Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence (June 13)

Others:

  • Temples – Sun Structures (February 5)
  • Nothing – Guilty of Everything (March 4)
  • Colorama – Temari (June 22)
  • Lawrence English – Wilderness Of Mirrors (?)(AMBIENT)

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Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Ceramic Dog – Your Turn (April 30)
  2. Low – Invisible Way (March 18)
  3. Oranssi Pazuzu – Valonielu (October 11)(BM)
  4. Mikal Cronin – Mcii (May 7)
  5. Tim Hecker – Virgins (October 14)(AMBIENT)
  6. Holden – The Inheritors (?)
  7. Anna Calvi – One Breath (October 7)
  8. Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty (September 3)
  9. Mogwai – Les Revenants (February 25)
  10. Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us (September 6)

Others:

  • Ash Borer – Bloodlands (March 1)(BM)
  • The Black Angels – Indigo Meadow (April 2)
  • Savages – Silence Yourself (May 6)
  • The Bevis Frond – White Numbers (May 6)
  • TOY – Join The Dots (December 6)
  • Yasmine Hamdan – Ya Nass  (?)(LEBANON)

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Feb 052016
 

Release date order:

  1. John Coltrane – A Love Supreme (February)(JAZZ)
  2. Bob Dylan – Bringing It All Back Home (March 22)
  3. Sonics – Here Are The Sonics (March)
  4. The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man (June 21)
  5. Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited (August 30)
  6. Donovan – Fairy Tale (October 22)
  7. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band – The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (October)
  8. The Who – My Generation (December 3)
  9. The Beatles – Rubber Soul (December 3)
  10. The Byrds – Turn! Turn! Turn! (December 6)

Others:

  • Them – The Angry Young Them (June 11)
  • The Beatles – Help! (August 6)
  • Otis Redding – Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul (September 15)
  • B.B. King – Live At The Regal (?)(BLUES)

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Feb 052016
 

Rank order:

  1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (October 1)
  2. Alcest – Les voyages de l’âme (January 6)(BM)
  3. Bill Fay – Life Is People (August 21)
  4. Marissa Nadler – The Sister (May 29)
  5. Swans – The Seer (August 28)
  6. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar (January 18)
  7. Dark Dark Dark – Who Needs Who (October 2)
  8. A Place to Bury Strangers – Worship (June 26)
  9. TOY – TOY (September 10)
  10. Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral (February 3)

Others:

  • Neil Young – Psychedelic Pill (October 30)
  • Lana Del Rey – Born To Die (January 27)
  • Tame Impala – Lonerism (October 5)

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