Marking our 10th anniversary…
Clash 100

If you’ve been paying attention over the last month on this here site, you’ll have seen us marking both Clash’s 10th anniversary and 100th issue with a chart of the greatest albums of our lifetime. See?

But if you just want to play catch up ahead of us posting the top 20 in early 2015 – which will feature contributions from the likes of BadBadNotGood, clipping., Moby, Glass Animals and The Twilight Sad, on writing duties – here’s the list so far. Check out the tens below for blurbs, artwork and videos; or just memorise the first 80 selections before we get into the business end of things in January.

Check out each 10, with expanded details:

100-91
90-81
80-71
70-61
60-51
50-41
40-31
30-21

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21 The xx – ‘XX’
22 Vampire Weekend – ‘Vampire Weekend’
23 Bloc Party – ‘Silent Alarm’
24 Caribou – ‘Swim’
25 Grimes – ‘Visions’
26 Beirut – ‘Gulag Orkestar’
27 Portishead – ‘Third’
28 Late Of The Pier – ‘Fantasy Black Channel’
29 Nicolas Jaar – ‘Space Is Only Noise’
30 TV On The Radio – ‘Return To Cookie Mountain’

31 King Krule – ‘6 Feet Beneath The Moon’
32 Battles – ‘Mirrored’
33 Earl Sweatshirt – ‘Doris’
34 The National – ‘High Violet’
35 Lorde – ‘Pure Heroine’
36 The Horrors – ‘Primary Colours’
37 alt-j – ‘An Awesome Wave’
38 Kanye West – ‘Yeezus’
39 Bon Iver – ‘For Emma, Forever Ago’
40 David Bowie – ‘The Next Day’

41 Bobby Womack – ‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’
42 Swans – ‘The Seer’
43 Connan Mockasin – ‘Forever Dolphin Love’
44 Tame Impala – ‘Lonerism’
45 Modeselektor – ‘Happy Birthday!’
46 Actress – ‘R.I.P.’
47 Madvillain – ‘Madvillainy’
48 James Blake – ‘Overgrown’
49 Moderat – ‘II’
50 The White Stripes – ‘Get Behind Me Satan’

51 Boards Of Canada – ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’
52 The Black Keys – ‘Brothers’
53 Four Tet – ‘There Is Love In You’
54 The Roots – ‘How I Got Over’
55 Andy Stott – ‘Luxury Problems’
56 The Flaming Lips – ‘At War With The Mystics’
57 Rustie – ‘Glass Swords’
58 Interpol – ‘Antics’
59 Nas – ‘Life Is Good’
60 Clipse – ‘Hell Hath No Fury’

61 Drake – ‘Thank Me Later’
62 Machinedrum – ‘Vapor City’
63 Zomby – ‘Where Were U In ’92?’
64 Justice – ‘Cross’
65 These New Puritans – ‘Hidden’
66 Wild Beasts – ‘Two Dancers’
67 Antony And The Johnsons – ‘I Am A Bird Now’
68 Fever Ray – ‘Fever Ray’
69 Foals – ‘Total Life Forever’
70 James Holden – ‘The Inheritors’

71 My Morning Jacket – ‘Z’
72 Shabazz Palaces – ‘Black Up’
73 The Libertines – ‘The Libertines’
74 Goat – ‘World Music’
75 Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’
76 tUnE-yArDs – ‘W H O K I L L’
77 Metronomy – ‘The English Riviera’
78 Fuck Buttons – ‘Tarot Sport’
79 Lykke Li – ‘Wounded Rhymes’
80 Jon Hopkins – ‘Immunity’

81 Chromatics – ‘Kill For Love’
82 John Talabot – ‘fin’
83 Adele – ‘21’
84 Tim Hecker – ‘Ravedeath, 1972’
85 Joanna Newsom – ‘Ys’
86 Saul Williams – ‘Saul Williams’
87 Jay Z and Kanye West – ‘Watch The Throne’
88 Run The Jewels – ‘Run The Jewels’
89 Julia Holter – ‘Loud City Song’
90 Kindness – ‘World, You Need A Change Of Mind’

91 Liars – ‘Sisterworld’
92 SBTRKT – ‘SBTRKT’
93 The Kills – ‘No Wow’
94 Grizzly Bear – ‘Veckatimest’
95 Franz Ferdinand – ‘Franz Ferdinand’
96 Thom Yorke – ‘The Eraser’
97 Panda Bear – ‘Person Pitch’
98 Beach House – ‘Teen Dream’
99 The Child Of Lov – ‘The Child Of Lov’
100 Kode9 & The Spaceape – ‘Black Sun’

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Our top 20 runs in January – see you then.

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