Best Albums Of 1999

Year in review

Stephen Thompson

1. Fountains Of Wayne, Utopia Parkway (Atlantic)

2. Me'shell NdegeOcello, Bitter (Maverick)

3. Aden, Black Cow (Teenbeat)

4. Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)

5. Moby, Play (V2)

6. Built To Spill, Keep It Like A Secret (Warner Bros.)

7. The Roots, Things Fall Apart (MCA)

8. Godspeed You Black Emperor!, Slow Riot For Zero Kanada (Kranky)

9. Radney Foster, See What You Want To See (Arista Austin)

10. Low, Secret Name (Kranky)

 

Keith Phipps

1. Quasi, Field Studies (Up)

2. The Roots, Things Fall Apart (MCA)

3. Tom Waits, Mule Variations (Epitaph)

4. Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs (Merge)

5. Wilco, Summer Teeth (Reprise)

6. Built To Spill, Keep It Like A Secret (Warner Bros.)

7. Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)

8. Eminem, Slim Shady LP (Interscope)

9. Me'shell NdegeOcello, Bitter (Maverick)

10. XTC, Apple Venus, Vol. 1 (TVT)

 

Joshua Klein

1. The Roots, Things Fall Apart (MCA)

2. Built To Spill, Keep It Like A Secret (Warner Bros.)

3. Pavement, Terror Twilight (Matador)

4. Mos Def, Black On Both Sides (Rawkus)

5. Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)

6. Moby, Play (V2)

7. Nine Inch Nails, The Fragile (Nothing/Interscope)

8. Ron Sexsmith, Whereabouts (Interscope)

9. Low, Secret Name (Kranky)

10. Johnny Dowd, Pictures From Life's Other Side (Koch)

 

Nathan Rabin

1. The Roots, Things Fall Apart (MCA)

2. Eminem, Slim Shady LP (Interscope)

3. Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs (Merge)

4. Tash, Rap Life (Columbia)

5. Mos Def, Black On Both Sides (Rawkus)

6. Dr. Dre, Dr. Dre 2001 (Interscope)

7. Belle And Sebastian, Tigermilk (Matador)

8. Fountains Of Wayne, Utopia Parkway (Atlantic)

9. Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)

10. Beck, Midnite Vultures (DGC)

 

Scott Tobias

1. Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)

2. Sloan, Between The Bridges (murderecords)

3. Wilco, Summer Teeth (Reprise)

4. Built To Spill, Keep It Like A Secret (Warner Bros.)

5. The Ladybug Transistor, The Albemarle Sound (Merge)

6. Elf Power, A Dream In Sound (Merge)

7. Sleater-Kinney, The Hot Rock (Kill Rock Stars)

8. Bonnie "Prince" Billie, I See A Darkness (Palace)

9. American Analog Set, The Golden Band (Trance Syndicate)

10. Pavement, Terror Twilight (Matador)

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