Like ketchup and french fries, like peanut butter and jelly, weed and music are at all times a welcome mixture. The pairing suits nearly any event, from quiet moments of soul-searching to uproarious home events, non-public epiphanies to the most important social actions of the final hundred years. Every time nice albums are being spun, marijuana finds a spot, and wherever a skunky odor hangs over coughs and giggles, music has a approach of creating issues that significantly better.
In celebration of this unbeatable mixture we put collectively the 50 biggest stoner albums from the worlds of pop, hip-hop, digital, rock, and heavy steel. We current this listing to not have the ultimate say, however within the lengthy custom of, “Yo dude, did you ever take into consideration…?” that has sparked such nice conversations in smoke-outs from the start of time.
Whether or not you grind it, roll it, vape it, swallow it, spark up a J, mild a bowl, or are simply on the lookout for a bit of contact excessive to get you thru the day, listed here are 50 basic LPs that can enhance you into outer house.
— Wren Graves
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50. Tame Impala – Lonerism
Lonerism is the head of Tame Impala’s fine-tuned psych rock fantasia. Whereas their debut album, Innerspeaker, comprises loads of spacey sounds, Lonerism doubles down with an expansive assortment of songs oriented round Kevin Parker’s love of pop music. The layered harmonies and throbbing drums on “Thoughts Mischief” strike the steadiness between sedative and energizing, the euphoric rise and fall of “Apocalypse Desires” is as dreamy as it’s epic, and standout hits “Elephant” and “Feels Like We Solely Go Backwards” are plain anthems appropriate for a lot of smoke classes. — Paolo Ragusa
49. Warren G – Regulate… G Funk Period
Snoop Dogg was the plain breakout star of Dr. Dre’s 1992 album The Persistent, however the Persistent collaborator with the perfect no-skips solo album is Warren G. Regulate… G Funk Period is a sun-soaked odyssey, one of many defining artifacts of the west value ’90s sound that was made nearly fully with out the great Dr.’s orders. Even sans Dre, Warren G ripped off a stone-cold hit with Nate Dogg, “Regulate,” and the 12 guest-heavy tracks really feel like sharing a smoke with an ever-changing circle of mates. — W. Graves
48. Ween – Quebec
Lose your self to the 15 tracks of this 2003 album from psychedelic rockers Ween. The band’s eighth studio album makes it fairly clear what sort of environment it’s hoping to create; the second observe is titled “Zoloft.” There’s a colourful nature to the report general, and tracks like “Comfortable Coloured Marbles” evoke nearly a childlike sound with its cheerful vocals and xylophone backing. The mission is the right size for some cannabis-inspired actions — spend an hour with Ween and Quebec is assured to take you on some sort of journey. — Mary Siroky