The 10 Best Avant-Garde Albums of All Time

Source: Far Out Magazine. I could take issue with this list, which does not include anything from the last 18 years, but it is a nice reminder of a handful of classics, mostly in the rock vein.

The world of the “avant-garde” is a curious one. Easy to dismiss, and easier still to mock, the genre has been penciled as “high-brow” by its defenders, and “elitist” by its critics. But, the truth is, avant-garde music has infiltrated the very fabric of pop at almost every turn.