Adult. - Anxiety Always (2003)
debut album from Crystal Castles.
Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts (2011)
chill, Beck-produced, mostly acoustic album from the Sonic Youth frontman. features Sea Change-ish chamber arrangements.
Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky (2010)
long overdue record 14 years in the making from Michael Gira's flagship post/art/noise-punk group. your move, Kevin Shields.
V/A - The Good Thief OST (2003)
oscar-winner Elliot Goldenthal's elegant score to Neil Jordan's 2002 Bob le flambeur remake also includes tracks from Leonard Cohen, Serge Gainsbourg, Bono (covering Sinatra), and some N. African shit. don't believe this is available elsewhere.
Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (1913)
3 essential recordings of Le Sacre du printemps: Stravinsky conducting the Columbia Symphony (1960), Claudio Abbado and the LSO ('70s), and Esa-Pekka Salonen and the LA Phil (2006).