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Best Experimental Albums of All Time

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1. Björk - Homogenic

Björk - Homogenic
September 23, 1997
CRITIC SCORE
96
Based on
5 reviews





2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
January 20, 2009
CRITIC SCORE
92
Based on
19 reviews





3. Fennesz - Endless Summer

Fennesz - Endless Summer
July 3, 2001
CRITIC SCORE
91
Based on
5 reviews





4. Animal Collective - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished

Animal Collective - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
August 25, 2000
CRITIC SCORE
88
Based on
5 reviews





5. Julia Holter - Loud City Song

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
August 19, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
19 reviews





6. Deerhoof - The Runners Four

Deerhoof - The Runners Four
October 11, 2005
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
4 reviews





7. The Fiery Furnaces - Blueberry Boat

The Fiery Furnaces - Blueberry Boat
July 13, 2004
CRITIC SCORE
87
Based on
7 reviews





8. Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor

Jim O'Rourke - The Visitor
September 8, 2009
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on
5 reviews





9. Black Dice - Beaches and Canyons

Black Dice - Beaches and Canyons
January 1, 2002
CRITIC SCORE
86
Based on
4 reviews





10. The Books - Thought For Food

The Books - Thought For Food
June 3, 2002
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
4 reviews





11. Actress - Splazsh

Actress - Splazsh
June 8, 2010
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
9 reviews





12. Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky

Jenny Hval - Innocence Is Kinky
May 14, 2013
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
10 reviews





13. Yeasayer - All Hour Cymbals

Yeasayer - All Hour Cymbals
October 23, 2007
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
10 reviews





14. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l

tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l
April 19, 2011
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
21 reviews





15. Animal Collective - Here Comes the Indian

Animal Collective - Here Comes the Indian
June 17, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
4 reviews





16. Panda Bear - Person Pitch

Panda Bear - Person Pitch
March 20, 2007
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
10 reviews





17. Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles

Xiu Xiu - Fabulous Muscles
February 17, 2004
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
5 reviews





18. Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull

Earth - The Bees Made Honey In The Lions Skull
February 26, 2008
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
7 reviews





19. Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

Flying Lotus - You're Dead!
October 7, 2014
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
22 reviews





20. Shackleton - Music For the Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs

Shackleton - Music For the Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs
April 30, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
6 reviews





21. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind EP

Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind EP
December 15, 2009
CRITIC SCORE
84
Based on
14 reviews





22. Laurie Anderson - Homeland

Laurie Anderson - Homeland
June 22, 2010
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
8 reviews





23. Björk - Vespertine

Björk - Vespertine
August 28, 2001
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
7 reviews





24. Xiu Xiu - A Promise

Xiu Xiu - A Promise
February 18, 2003
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
4 reviews





25. Animal Collective - Feels

Animal Collective - Feels
October 18, 2005
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
9 reviews





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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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