Life Influencial Albums

Heres a run down of the most important albums in my listening career. My list is absurd... nostalgia bombs, ethics, right place right time..however you want to interpret these albums as fitting into my life is up to you but they are all serious picks...(serious business). The top 20 are straight up desert island shit. the kind of shit that shows up next to my picture in the encyclopedia... fo real.

Bullet Train to Vegas - Profile This
Indie-screamo band with unequaled energy and intoxicating melodies

Age of Ruin - the Longest Winters Woes
Evocative and intense heavy metal

Arch Enemy - Wages of Sin
Soul crushing vocals and face melting solos

At the Drive In - Relationship of Command
An epic end to an era of excellence

Avec - Avec
Gorgeous female vocals and unique style

Sand Which Is - Burn Right Through
Same band as above but no girl-power

Bob Sneider - Introducing Bob Sneider
Spectacular experience learning jazz from the old guitarist for Chuck Mangione

Boy Sets Fire - the Day the Sun Went Out
Some of themost idyllic sad songs ever written

the Brian Setzer Orchestra - Guitar Slinger
The perfect culmination of everything he has ever done

Citizen King - Mobile Estates
Can't really explain this one beyond 'catchy as hell'

Coheed and Cambria - Good Apollo Im Burning Star IV: from fear through the eyes of madness

Dan Berggren - Fresh Territory
A mentor and a patron saint of folk music

Dillinger Escape Plan - Calculating Infinity
First indulgence into math-metal/grind

Hot Water Music - Forever and Counting
Dictates the morals of my being

Majority Rule - Interviews with David Frost
One of the best performance trios ever. Politically brutal

King Crimson - in the court of the crimson king
Beautiful and relaxing

Standfast - Kill the Spirit of Gravity
Soundtrack to my own experience in indie-hardcore

Every Time I Die - Last Night In Town
As fun as an album can get

Endsfall - Self Titled EP
The Red Death - Demo

BeArthur - Welcome to the On-Going
Building on Fire - Blueprint for a Space Romance
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Calvin Harris - I Created Disco
Enter Shikari - Take to the Skies
Chicago - Greatest Hits
Chuck Mangione - Feels So Good
Chumbawamba - Tubthumper
Smash Mouth - Astro Lounge
Coheed and Cambria - The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Comeback Kid - Wake the Dead
Dangerdoom - the Mouse and the Mask
Darkest Hour - So Sedated So Secure
Dillinger Escape Plan - Miss Machine
The Disaster - Black and White and Red All Over
FJE - This is What the Jazz Is All About
Gym Class Heroes - Papercut Chronicles
He is Legend - I am Hollywood
Highland Drive - Spell Dedication
Horse the Band - R. Borlax
If Hope Dies - Siege Equipment for Spiritual Decline
In Flames - Colony
Incubus - Fungus Amongus
Incubus - Make Yourself
James Taylor - the Best of James Taylor
Jamiroquai - High Times
Princess Mononoke Soundtrack
Nausicaa Soundtrack
Justice - Cross
West Side Story soundtrack
Marathon - Songs to Turn the Tide
Maynard Ferguson - the Essential Maynard Ferguson
Minus the Bear - Planet of Ice
Modern Life is War - My Love My Way
Mustard Plug - Evildoers Beware
N.E.R.D - Fly or Die
Poison the Well - Distance Only Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Poison the Well - the Opposite of December
Raashan Ahmad - The Push
Red Animal War - Breaking in an Angel
Sky Eats Airplane - Sky Eats Airplane
Ten Yard Fight - Hardcore Pride
Tears for Fears - Tears Roll Down
Thrice - the Artist in the Ambulance
TMNT Soundtrack
Unearth - the Sting of Consciousness
Vincent Quatroche - in Dreamthink
3- Wake Pig
3 - the End is Begun
Anything from the Blues Brothers