Treble 100

D'Angelo Voodoo

Treble 100: No. 41, D’Angelo – Voodoo

Michael Eugene Archer’s soul masterpiece, an act that took 15 years to follow

Townes Van Zandt s/t album

Treble 100: No. 42, Townes Van Zandt – Townes Van Zandt

A Texas troubadour’s greatest songs, stripped down to the raw nerves

Metallica Ride the Lightning

Treble 100: No. 43, Metallica – Ride the Lightning

The greatest calcification of what Metallica had to offer

Scott Walker The Drift

Treble 100: No. 44, Scott Walker – The Drift

A masterpiece of dread, as far away from a commercial hit as you can get

Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 46, Nine Inch Nails – The Downward Spiral

The weirdest record ever to go triple platinum.

Tears for Fears songs from the big chair

Treble 100: No. 47, Tears For Fears – Songs from the Big Chair

The defining masterpiece of a distinctive new wave duo

Stooges raw power treble 100

Treble 100: No. 48, Iggy & the Stooges – Raw Power

An album this incendiary can only be detonated once

Black Sabbath Paranoid

Treble 100, No. 49: Black Sabbath – Paranoid

The origin point of metal as well as the mainstream’s misinterpretation of it

Fela Kuti Zombie Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 51, Fela Kuti – Zombie

It’s a high enough hill to climb to be the absolute best at what you…

lcd soundsystem sound of silver

Treble 100, No. 52: LCD Soundsystem – Sound of Silver

James Murphy and company’s second album is a record about adulthood—that you can dance to

love forever changes

Treble 100: No. 53, Love – Forever Changes

The chronicle of a band unstuck in time

Low Double Negative Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 54, Low – Double Negative

When the veteran group found catharsis in confusion and noise

De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 55, De La Soul – 3 Feet High and Rising

The beginning of a whole new era for hip-hop

Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 56, Aphex Twin – Richard D. James Album

With the oddball constructions of his 1996 album, Aphex Twin left his mark on the pop zeitgeist

John Prine s/t debut Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 58, John Prine – John Prine

A landmark debut born of a set of unusual circumstances

Fleetwood Mac Rumours Treble 100

Treble 100: No. 59, Fleetwood Mac – Rumours

Not just a cultural phenomenon, but voodoo.

Boards of Canada Music has the right to children

Treble 100: No. 60, Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children

The debut album by the Scottish duo is a psychedelic journey of memory and illusion

U2 The Joshua Tree

Treble 100: No. 61, U2 – The Joshua Tree

U2 looked to America, the inspiring and the infuriating, on their fifth album.