The Best Rock Albums of 1992

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1992

(Compiled by Mauro Bondoni based on my ratings)
  1. Morphine: Good (Accurate) (9)
  2. Red House Painters: Down Colorful Hill (4AD) (9)
  3. Babes In Toyland: Fontanelle (Reprise) (8.5)
  4. Phish: A Picture Of Nectar (Elektra) (8.5)
  5. Dadamah: This Is Not A Dream (Majora) (8)
  6. Thinking Fellers Union Local 282: Mother Of All Saints (Matador) (8)
  7. Lisa Germano: On The Way Down From Moon Palace (Major Bill) (8)
  8. Dead C: Harsh '70s Reality (Siltbrezze) (8)
  9. Jarboe: Thirteen Masks (Sky) (8)
  10. Rollins Band: End Of Silence (Imago) (8)
  11. Orb: U.F.Orb (Big Life) (8)
  12. Yo La Tengo: May I Sing With Me (Alias) (8)
  13. Kyuss: Blues For The Red Sun (Dali) (8)
  14. Nation Of Ulysses: Plays Pretty For Baby (Dischord) (8)
  15. Juliana Hatfield: Hey Babe (Mammoth) (8)
  16. Vampire Rodents: Premonition (VR Productions) (8)
  17. Unrest: Imperial f.f.r.r. (Teen Beat) (8)
  18. Gallon Drunk: You, The Night And The Music (Clawfist) (8)
  19. Rocket From The Crypt: Circa Now (Headhunter) (8)
  20. Grifters: So Happy Together (Sonic Noise) (8)
  21. Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet: Dim The Lights, Chill The Ham (Cargo) (8)
  22. Steve Roach: World's Edge (Fortuna) (8)
  23. Dream Theater: Images And Words (Atco) (8)
  24. Scorn: Vae Solis (Earache) (8)
  25. Lida Husik: Your Bag (Shimmy Disc) (7.5)
  26. Shinjuku Thief: Bloody Tourist (Extreme) (7.5)
  27. Jesus Lizard: Liar (Touch & Go) (7.5)
  28. Pain Teens: Stimulation Festival (Trance Syndicate) (7.5)
  29. Jon Spencer Blues Experience (Caroline) (7.5)
  30. Kendra Smith: Guild Of Temporal Adventurers (Babalon Production) (7.5)
  31. Distorted Pony: Punishment Room (Bomp) (7.5)
  32. Terminals: Touch (Raffmond) (7.5)
  33. Medicine: Shot Forth Self Living (Def American)
  34. Drain: Pick Up Heaven (Trance) (7.5)
  35. Black Tape For A Blue Girl: A Chaos Of Desire (Projekt) (7.5)
  36. Catherine Wheel: Ferment (Fontana) (7.5)
  37. Slovenly: Highway to Hanno's (SST) (7.5)
  38. L7: Bricks Are Heavy (Slash) (7.5)
  39. Girls Against Boys: Tropic Of Scorpio (Adult Swim) (7.5)
  40. Rage Against The Machine (Epic) (7.5)
  41. Godflesh: Pure (Earache) (7.5)
  42. Azalia Snail: Burnt Sienna (Funky Mushroom) (7.5)
  43. Moonshake: Eva Luna (Too Pure) (7.5)
  44. Irresistible Force: Flying High (Rising High) (7.5)
  45. Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes (EastWest) (7.5)
  46. Polvo: Cor-Crane Secret (Merge) (7)
  47. Steroid Maximus: Gondwanaland (Big Cat) (7)
  48. Magnetic Fields: The Wayward Bus (PoPuP) (7)
  49. Porcupine Tree: On The Sunday Of Life (Delerium) (7)
  50. God Is My Co-Pilot: I Am Not This Body (Making of Americans) (7)
  51. Peter Frohmader: Cycle Of Eternity (Frohmader) (7)
  52. Dogbowl: Flan (Shimmy Disc) (7)
  53. Faith Healers: Lido (Too Pure) (7)
  54. Charalambides: Our Bed Is Green (Mutual Admiration Society)
  55. Sugar: Copper Blue (Rykodisc) (7)
  56. Swell: Well? (Def American) (7)
  57. Will: World Flesh Stone (Third Mind) (7)
  58. Gits: Frenching The Bully (C/Z) (7)
  59. Young Fresh Fellows: It's Low Beat Time (Frontier) (7)
  60. Ween: The Pod (Shimmy Disc) (7)
  61. Forever Einstein: Opportunity Crosses the Bridge (Cuneiform) (7)
  62. Crawlspace: Sphereality (Sympathy) (7)
  63. Shudder To Think: Get Your Goat (Dischord) (7)
  64. Tom Verlaine: Warm and Cool (Rykodisc) (7)
  65. Spiritualized: Lazer Guided Melodies (RCA) (7)
  66. Tricky: Pre-Millenium Tension (Mercury) (7)
  67. Mo Boma: Jijimuge (Extreme) (7)
  68. Television: Television (Capitol) (7)
  69. Prodigy: Experience (Elektra) (7)
  70. Chumbawamba: Shhh (Agit Prop) (7)
  71. Nick Cave: Henry's Dream (Mute) (7)
  72. Caveman Shoestore: Master Cylinder (T/K) (7)
  73. Neurosis: Souls At Zero (Sympathy for the Record Industry) (7)
  74. Red Red Meat: Red Red Meat (Perishable)
  75. Three Mile Pilot: Na Vucca Do Lupu (Negative Pulse) (7)
  76. God And Texas: History Volume One (Rave) (7)
  77. Circus Lupus: Super Genius (Dischord) (7)
  78. Robin Holcomb: Rockabye (Elektra) (7)
  79. Lemonheads: It's A Shame About Ray (Atlantic) (7)
  80. Alice In Chains: Dirt (Columbia) (7)
  81. Of Cabbages And Kings: Hunter's Moon (Triple X) (7)
  82. Cul De Sac: Ecim (Northeastern) (7)
  83. Deep Forest: self-titled (Celine) (7)
  84. Faith No More: Angel Dust (Slash) (7)
  85. Bongwater: The Big Sell-Out (Shimmy-Disc) (7)
  86. Flaming Lips: Hit To Death In The Future Head (Warner Brothers) (7)
  87. Gas Huffer: Integrity Technology And Service (Empty) (7)
  88. Therapy?: Nurse (A&M) (7)
  89. Lilys: In The Presence Of Nothing (Spinart) (7)
  90. Intermix: (Third Mind) (7)
  91. David Baerwald: Triage (A&M) (7)
  92. Tom Waits: Bone Machine (Island) (7)
  93. Trumans Water: Of Thick Tum (Justice My Eye) (7)
  94. Pale Saints: In Ribbons (4AD) (7)
  95. Jacob's Mouse: No Fish Shop Parking (Blithering Idiot) (7)
  96. Ultramarine: Every Man And Woman Is A Star (Dali) (7)
  97. Curve: Doppelganger (Anxious) (7)
  98. Pigface: Fook (Invisible) (7)
  99. Alboth: Liebefeld (Permis De Construire) (7)
  100. Daniel Johnston: Artistic Vice (Shimmy Disc) (7)
  101. Love Child: Witchcraft (Homestead) (7)
  102. Skrew: Burning In Water, Drowning In Flame (Metal Blade) (7)
  103. Jayhawks: Hollywood Town Hall (Def American) (7)
  104. Caspar Broetzmann: Der Abend der Schwarzen Folklore (Our Choice) (7)
  105. Sonic Youth: Dirty (DGC) (7)
  106. Heavenly: Le Jardin De Heavenly (Sarah) (7)
  107. Praxis (Bill Laswell): Transmutation (Axiom) (7)
  108. Sepultura: Arise (Roadrunner) (7)
  109. Uncle Tupelo: March 16-20, 1992 (Rockville) (7)
  110. Cows: Cunning Stunts (Amphetamine Reptile) (7)
  111. Blind Idiot God: Cyclotron (Avant) (7)
  112. Cakekitchen: World Of Sand (Homestead) (7)
  113. Fear Factory: Soul of a New Machine (Roadrunner) (7)
  114. Damon & Naomi: More Sad Hits (Shimmy Disc) (7)
  115. Melvins: Melvins (Boner) (7)
  116. Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury (4th & Broadway) (7)
  117. Zeni Geva: Total Castration (Public Bath) (7)
  118. Goats: Tricks of the Shade (1992) (7)
  119. Psychick Warriors Ov Gaia: Ov Biospheres And Sacred Grooves (Kk) (7)
  120. Brutal Truth: Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses (Earache) (7)
  121. It Thing: The Ode To ... (Baited Breath) (7)
  122. 10,000 Maniacs: Our Time In Eden (Elektra) (7)
  123. Mr T Experience: Milk Milk Lemonade (Lookout) (7)
  124. Shrimp Boat: Duende (Bar/None) (7)
  125. Mummies: Never Been Caught (Telstar) (7)
  126. Alejandro Escovedo: Gravity (Watermelon) (7)
  127. New Bad Things: Freewheel (Candy Ass) (7)
  128. Echolyn: Suffocating The Bloom (Bridge) (7)

Playlist
  1. Skullflower: Black Rabbit
  2. Leonard Cohen: Anthem
  3. Love Spirals Downwards: Drops Rain And Sea
  4. Sister Machine Gun: Sins Of The Flesh
  5. Four Non Blondes: What's Going On
  6. Sister Machine Gun: Addiction
  7. Orb: U.F. Orb
  8. Joe Henry: King's Highway
Extended tracks
  1. Jim O'Rourke: A Young Person's Guide To Drowning
  2. Orb: Blue Room
  3. Cul De Sac: Death Kit Train
  4. Laraaji: Being Here

Songwriters
  1. Lisa Germano: On The Way Down From Moon Palace (Major Bill)
  2. Jarboe: Thirteen Masks (Sky)
  3. Lida Husik: Your Bag (Shimmy Disc)
  4. Juliana Hatfield: Hey Babe (Mammoth)
  5. Nick Cave: Henry's Dream (Mute)
  6. Julian Cope: Jehovahkill (Island)
  7. Robin Holcomb: Rockabye (Elektra)
  8. David Baerwald: Triage (A&M)
  9. Azalia Snail: Burnt Sienna (Funky Mushroom)
  10. Daniel Johnston: Artistic Vice (Shimmy Disc)
  11. P.J. Harvey: Dry (Too Pure)
  12. K.D. Lang: Ingenue (Sire)
  13. Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes (EastWest)
  14. Alejandro Escovedo: Gravity (Watermelon)
  15. Larry McMurtry: Candyland (Columbia)

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