Top Experimental Albums




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RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumYearSubgenre(s)Other Genre(s)
1 77 DJ Shadow Endtroducing..... 1996 Plunderphonics Experimental Hip Hop
Instrumental Hip Hop
2 311 The Avalanches Since I Left You 2000 Plunderphonics
3 665 The Knife Shaking the Habitual 2013 Electronic
4 677 Fennesz Endless Summer 2001 Glitch
5 733 Laurie Anderson Big Science 1982 Art Pop
6 1006 Scott Walker The Drift 2006 Singer/Songwriter
7 1019 Danger Mouse The Grey Album 2004 Mashup Hip Hop
8 1039 Scott Walker Tilt 1995 Singer/Songwriter
9 1244 Björk Medulla 2004 A cappella
Art Pop
10 1291 Throbbing Gristle 20 Jazz Funk Greats 1979 Industrial
11 1310 William Basinski The Disintegration Loops 2002 Tape Music Ambient
Minimalism
12 1341 Oneohtrix Point Never Replica 2011 Plunderphonics
13 1362 Einstürzende Neubauten Kollaps 1981 Industrial
14 1435 Einstürzende Neubauten 1/2 Mensch 1985 Industrial
15 1504 DJ Shadow The Private Press 2002 Plunderphonics Experimental Hip Hop
Instrumental Hip Hop
16 1513 2 Many DJs As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2 2002 Mashup House
17 1680 Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972 2011 Drone Ambient
18 1699 Coil Horse Rotorvator 1986 Industrial
19 1715 Throbbing Gristle Second Annual Report 1977 Industrial
20 1786 Tim Hecker Virgins 2013 Drone Ambient
21 1809 Oval 94 Diskont 1995 Glitch
22 1833 The Books Thought for Food 2002 Folktronica
23 1882 Ministry The Land of Rape and Honey 1988 Industrial Industrial Metal
Industrial Rock
24 2088 Sunn O))) Monoliths And Dimensions 2009 Drone Drone Metal
25 2102 Pierre Henry & Michel Colombier Messe Pour Le Temps Present 1967 Musique concrète
26 2118 Pink Floyd Ummagumma 1969 Progressive Rock
Psychedelic Rock
27 2207 Ben Frost A U R O R A 2014 Industrial Electronic
28 2222 Cabaret Voltaire Mix-Up 1979 Industrial Minimal Wave
29 2265 Girl Talk Night Ripper 2006 Mashup
30 2277 Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven 2013 Vaporwave Progressive Electronic
31 2319 Girl Talk Feed the Animals 2008 Mashup
32 2343 The Residents Eskimo 1979
33 2350 Cabaret Voltaire Red Mecca 1981 Industrial Post-Punk
34 2373 Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel Hole 1984 Industrial Industrial Rock
35 2432 Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline 2007 Drone Ambient
36 2621 The Residents Meet The Residents 1974
37 2663 Fuck Buttons Street Horrrsing 2008 Drone
Noise
38 2841 Naked City Torture Garden 1989 Avant-Garde Jazz
Grindcore
39 2893 Scott Walker Bish Bosch 2012 Singer/Songwriter


Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Scraping Foetus Off the Wheel Nail 1985 Industrial Experimental Rock
John Cale The Academy in Peril 1972 Modern Classical
John Cage Indeterminacy 1959 Indeterminacy Spoken Word
Fennesz Venice 2004 Glitch Ambient
Fripp & Eno (No Pussyfooting) 1973 Drone Ambient
Meat Beat Manifesto Storm the Studio 1989 Industrial
Colin Stetson New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges 2011 Post-Minimalism
The Books The Lemon of Pink 2003 Folktronica
Terry Riley In C 1968 Indeterminacy Minimalism
Throbbing Gristle DOA: Third and Final Report 1978 Industrial
Animal Collective Here Comes the Indian 2003 Experimental Rock
Neo-Psychedelia
Karlheinz Stockhausen Kontakte 1960 Electroacoustic Serialism
Negativland Escape from Noise 1987 Plunderphonics
The Caretaker An Empty Bliss Beyond This World 2011 Turntable Music Ambient
The Residents Not Available 1978 Experimental Rock
Evan Parker Monoceros 1978 Free Improvisation
Múm Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK 2000 Glitch
Fennesz Becs 2014 Electroacoustic
Glitch
Ambient
Laibach Opus Dei 1987 Industrial Martial Industrial
Vessel Punish, Honey 2014 Industrial Electronic
Yello Solid Pleasure 1980 Synthpop
Evan Parker Saxophone Solos 1976 Free Improvisation European Free Jazz
Pharmakon Bestial Burden 2014 Death Industrial
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light 2013 Post-Minimalism
The Books Lost and Safe 2005 Folktronica
Derek Bailey Aida 1981 Free Improvisation
Bernhard Günter Un Peu de Neige Salie 1993 Lowercase
Microsound
Matmos The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast 2006 Electronic
Carla Bozulich Evangelista 2006 Singer/Songwriter
Sunn O))) & Boris Altar 2006 Drone
Wolf Eyes Human Animal 2006 Noise



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