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    Posted: June 13 2013 at 11:17
10 basically different sounding albums although a couple are somewhat similar.
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Tangerine Dream.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2013 at 12:12
Heldon for me (even though that's not my favorite Heldon album)
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Bass Communion.
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No orbital?   orbital 2, middle of nowhere and insides are all outstanding albums.   the 30 min box suite is incredible too
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote HolyMoly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2013 at 13:14
Radio Activity by Kraftwerk, maybe my favorite album by them..  Honorable mention to Eno.  Still getting acquainted with the K.Schulze album but he's a master at this kind of thing. 
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I've only heard half of them, but from those I like Throbbing Gristle best.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote zravkapt Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2013 at 13:37
Originally posted by EricBliss EricBliss wrote:

No orbital?   orbital 2, middle of nowhere and insides are all outstanding albums.   the 30 min box suite is incredible too

Orbital is not on PA.

I voted for Stand By.
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The Eno album I think is basically a rock album with rock instrumentation,
that is a little heavy on the keyboards/synths.  First three Synergy albums would be all winners. 
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orbital should be on here.   one of the most forward thinking electronic acts ever. :)
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Went with Heldon.  I like "Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy" way more than Heldon but I don't consider this Eno album to be particularly electronic...instead I think it's the most straightforward "rock" album he ever made.  Now if the Eno entry would have been "Another Green World" then he would've gotten my vote Wink
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Irrlicht for me. But there is I can't say I think any of the albums here are bad.
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I guess the early Eno albums are electronic in the sense that normal rock instruments are electronically "treated", like they were on the early Roxy Music records. That was Eno's trademark.
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TD just a little over Schultze
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Originally posted by EricBliss EricBliss wrote:

orbital should be on here.   one of the most forward thinking electronic acts ever. :)
I have suggested Orbital in 2010 bet they were rejected. 
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Force Majeure, then Stand By

New Age of Earth is quite nice, and that KS album isn't one of my favorites.
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Heldon but I also really like the Ashra and TD albums.
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Ashra > TD > Zombi
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jude111 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 13 2013 at 22:33
Originally posted by brainstormer brainstormer wrote:

The Eno album I think is basically a rock album with rock instrumentation,
that is a little heavy on the keyboards/synths.  First three Synergy albums would be all winners. 

Yes, I was going to say the same thing. Taking Tiger Mountain's a great art rock album, but not really 'progressive electronic' in the slightest.
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