FACT's 100 Best Albums of the 1990s

FACT's 100 Best Albums of the 1990s

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100. Lil Wayne - Tha Block is Hot

Lil Wayne - Tha Block is Hot
November 2, 1999
Hip Hop
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
49
13 reviews

99. Painkiller - Buried Secrets

Painkiller - Buried Secrets
Critic Score
NR
User Score
70
1 review

98. The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle

The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle
August 6, 1996
Indie Rock
Critic Score
88
6 reviews
User Score
84
33 reviews

97. Codeine - Frigid Stars LP

Codeine - Frigid Stars LP
August 1, 1990
Slowcore
Critic Score
89
2 reviews
User Score
86
9 reviews

96. Source Direct - Exorcise the Demons

Source Direct - Exorcise the Demons
March 9, 1998
Critic Score
73
3 reviews
User Score
83
1 review

95. Scott Walker - Tilt

Scott Walker - Tilt
May 8, 1995
Experimental
Critic Score
83
3 reviews
User Score
90
16 reviews

94. Reload - A Collection of Short Stories

Reload - A Collection of Short Stories
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

93. Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus

Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus
July 28, 1997
Hip Hop
Critic Score
89
4 reviews
User Score
88
25 reviews

92. Erykah Badu - Baduizm

Erykah Badu - Baduizm
February 11, 1997
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
84
3 reviews
User Score
85
47 reviews

91. Arab Strap - Philophobia

Arab Strap - Philophobia
May 19, 1998
Slowcore
Critic Score
80
3 reviews
User Score
84
4 reviews

90. Bratmobile - Pottymouth

Bratmobile - Pottymouth
June 8, 1993
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
86
1 review

89. T.Power - The Self Evident Truth af An Intuitive Mind

T.Power - The Self Evident Truth af An Intuitive Mind
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

88. Spell - Seasons In The Sun

Spell - Seasons In The Sun
November 1, 1993
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

87. Felix Kubin - Filmmusik

Felix Kubin - Filmmusik
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

86. Porter Ricks - Biokinetics

Porter Ricks - Biokinetics
August 30, 1996
Dub Techno
Critic Score
91
3 reviews
User Score
79
6 reviews

85. E-Dancer - Heavenly

E-Dancer - Heavenly
July 28, 1998
Critic Score
NR
User Score
74
1 review

84. Mr. Bungle - California

Mr. Bungle - California
July 13, 1999
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
70
4 reviews
User Score
87
19 reviews

83. Carlton - The Call Is Strong

Carlton - The Call Is Strong
April 25, 1991
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

82. Beastie Boys - Ill Communication

Beastie Boys - Ill Communication
May 31, 1994
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
7 reviews
User Score
84
46 reviews

81. Photek - Modus Operandi

Photek - Modus Operandi
September 8, 1997
Drum and Bass
Critic Score
88
3 reviews
User Score
88
4 reviews

80. Cows - Cunning Stunts

Cows - Cunning Stunts
September 9, 1992
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
65
1 review

79. Biosphere - Substrata

Biosphere - Substrata
October 21, 1997
Ambient
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
87
15 reviews

78. Above The Law - Black Mafia Life

Above The Law - Black Mafia Life
February 2, 1993
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

77. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯ A♯ ∞
August 14, 1997
Post-Rock
Critic Score
86
4 reviews
User Score
90
152 reviews

76. Moodymann - Silentintroduction

Moodymann - Silentintroduction
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

75. Pulp - Different Class

Pulp - Different Class
October 30, 1995
Britpop
Critic Score
91
8 reviews
User Score
87
114 reviews

74. dälek - Negro Necro Nekros

dälek - Negro Necro Nekros
October 12, 1998
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
82
2 reviews

73. Herbert - 100 lbs

Herbert - 100 lbs
November 13, 2006
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
NR

72. Unwound - Fake Train

Unwound - Fake Train
July 7, 1993
Critic Score
60
1 review
User Score
78
4 reviews

71. Main Source - Breaking Atoms

Main Source - Breaking Atoms
July 23, 1991
Critic Score
89
3 reviews
User Score
85
4 reviews

70. Coil - Musick to Play in the Dark

Coil - Musick to Play in the Dark
September 1, 1999
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
89
2 reviews

69. Michael Head & The Strands - The Magical World of The Strands

Michael Head & The Strands - The Magical World of The Strands
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

68. Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt

Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt
June 25, 1996
Hip Hop
Critic Score
95
4 reviews
User Score
90
103 reviews

67. Vainio / Väisänen / Vega - Endless

Vainio / Väisänen / Vega - Endless
January 1, 1998
Critic Score
50
2 reviews
User Score
NR

66. Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley

Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley
June 28, 1994
Stoner Metal
Critic Score
81
3 reviews
User Score
84
33 reviews

65. Philip Jeck - Surf

Philip Jeck - Surf
Critic Score
NR
User Score
78
1 review

64. Godflesh - Pure

Godflesh - Pure
April 13, 1992
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
95
2 reviews

63. Surgeon - Force & Form

Surgeon - Force & Form
January 1, 1999
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
80
1 review

62. Westside Connection - Bow Down

Westside Connection - Bow Down
October 22, 1996
Critic Score
70
2 reviews
User Score
85
1 review

61. Isotope 217 - Utonian Automatic

Isotope 217 - Utonian Automatic
August 10, 1999
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
NR

60. Krust - Genetic Manipulation

Krust - Genetic Manipulation
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

59. Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space

Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
June 16, 1997
Space Rock
Critic Score
84
6 reviews
User Score
88
171 reviews

58. Pole - 1

Pole - 1
July 27, 1998
Critic Score
81
3 reviews
User Score
86
2 reviews

57. Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk

Belle & Sebastian - Tigermilk
June 6, 1996
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
4 reviews
User Score
85
57 reviews

56. Sleep - Jerusalem

Sleep - Jerusalem
January 19, 1999
Stoner Metal
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
93
4 reviews

55. Dopplereffekt - Gesamtkunstwerk

Dopplereffekt - Gesamtkunstwerk
October 29, 1999
Critic Score
75
3 reviews
User Score
81
2 reviews

54. The Moles - Untune The Sky

The Moles - Untune The Sky
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

53. Robert Hood - Minimal Nation

Robert Hood - Minimal Nation
January 1, 1994
Critic Score
90
1 review
User Score
79
2 reviews

52. Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle

Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle
November 23, 1993
Indie Rock
Critic Score
89
5 reviews
User Score
83
25 reviews

51. Pete Rock & CL Smooth - Mecca and the Soul Brother

Pete Rock & CL Smooth - Mecca and the Soul Brother
June 9, 1992
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
2 reviews
User Score
91
10 reviews
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