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The Best Rock Albums of 2007

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  1. Burning Star Core: Operator Dead Post Abandoned (No Quarter)
  2. Between the Buried and Me: Colors (Victory)
  3. Bad Statistics: Static (Kraak)
  4. Elegi: Sistereis (Miasmah)
  5. Panda Bear: Person Pitch (Paw Tracks)
  6. Alcest: Souvenirs D'Un Autre Monde (Prophecy)
  7. Gnaw Their Tongues: An Epiphanic Vomiting Of Blood (Roadburn)
  8. Religious Knives: Remains (No Fun)
  9. Grails: Burning Off Impurities (Temporary Residence)
  10. LCD Soundsystem: 45:33 (DFA)
  11. Suishou No Fune: Prayer for Chibi (Holy Mountain)
  12. DJ Hidden: The Later After (Ad Noiseam)
  13. Cobalt: Eater of Birds (Profound Lore)
  14. Wraiths: Plaguebearer (Paradigms)
  15. St Vincent: Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)
  16. Battles: Mirrored (Warp)
  17. Gultskra Artikler: Kasha Iz Topora (Miasmah)
  18. Pantha Du Prince: This Bliss (Dial)
  19. Paul Metzger: Deliverance (Locust Music)
  20. Castanets: In The Vines (Asthmatic Kitty)
  21. Light Of Shipwreck: From The Idle Cylinders (Crucial Bliss)
  22. Alfredo Costa-Monteiro: Epicycle (Etude)
  23. Arcade Fire: Neon Bible (Merge)
  24. Grouper: Cover The Windows And Walls (Root Strata)
  25. Ahousen: Ahousen (PFS)
  26. Sir Richard Bishop: While My Guitar Violently Bleeds (Locust Music)
  27. Shit And Shine: Cunts With Roses (Noisestar Music)
  28. KTL: KTL 2 (Editions Mego)
  29. A Sunny Day In Glasgow: Scribble Mural Comic Journal (Notenuf)
  30. Dead C: Future Artists (Ba Da Bing)
  31. Deerhunter: Cryptograms (Kranky)
  32. Cloaks: A Crystal Skull In Peru (Athiests Are Gods)
  33. LCD Soundsystem: Sound of Silver (DFA)
  34. Besnard Lakes: Are The Dark Horse (Jagjaguwar)
  35. Acid Mothers Temple: Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo (Ace Fu)
  36. Aidan Baker: Noise Of Silence (Hyperblasted)
  37. Far Corner: Endangered (Cuneiform)
  38. National: Boxer (Beggars Banquet)
  39. Coh: Strings (Raster Norton)
  40. Nadja: Thaumogenesis (Archive)
  41. Ulcerate: Of Fracture and Failure (Relapse)
  42. CocoRosie: The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillborn (Touch & Go)
  43. Explosions In The Sky: All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone (Temporary Residence)
  44. Okkervil River: The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)
  45. Go Team: Proof Of Youth (Subpop)
  46. !!!: Myth Takes (Warp)
  47. Ocean Collective: Precambrian (Metal Blade)
  48. Expo 70: Animism (Kill Shamen)
  49. Emeralds: Allegory Of Allergies (Weird Forest)
  50. Gnaw Their Tongues: Reeking Pained And Shuddering (Paradigms)
  51. Yellow Swans: At All Ends (Load)
  52. Pussygutt: Sea Of Sand (Olde English Spelling Bee)
  53. CJA: Pink Metal (PseudoArcana)
  54. Wildbirds & Peacedrums: Heartcore (Leaf)
  55. Birchville Cat Motel: Birds Call Home Their Dead (Celebrate Psi Phenomenon)
  56. Holy Fuck: LP (Young Turks)
  57. Marnie Stern: In Advance Of The Broken Arm (Kill Rock Stars)
  58. Njiqahdda: Njimajikal Arts (Njiijn Arts)
  59. Aluk Todolo: Descension (Public Guilt)
  60. Baroness: Red Record (Relapse)
  61. Expo '70: Mystical Amplification (Kill Shaman)
  62. Taken By Trees: Open Field (Rough Trade)
  63. Mrtyu: Ritual Terra Continuii (Tipped Bowler Tapes)
  64. Yeasayer: All Hour Cymbals (Vital)
  65. Grinderman: Grinderman (Anti)
  66. Nihill: Krach (Monumentum)
  67. The-Dream: Love/Hate (Def Jam)
  68. Psychedelic Horseshit: Magic Flowers Droned (Siltbreeze)
  69. Yacht: I Believe in You Your Magic Is Real (Marriage)
  70. Sunroof: Panzer Division Lou Reed (VHF)
  71. Wildildlife: Six (Crucial Blast)
  72. JS666: I (Self)
  73. Me'Shell NdegeOcello: The World Has Made Me the Man of My Dreams (Bismillah)
  74. David Thomas Broughton David Thomas Broughton Vs. 7 Hertz (Acuarela)
  75. Maninkari: Le Diable Avec Ses Chevaux (Conspiracy)
  76. Fleshpress: Pillars (Kult Of Nihilow)
  77. Murmer: We Share A Shadow (Helen Scarsdale Agency)
  78. Behold the Arctopus: Skullgrid (Black Market)
  79. Blu & Exile: Below the Heavens (Sound in Color)
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  1. Shugo Tokumaru: Parachute
  2. JS666: Kay Sammakot Hiljaa Yossa
  3. Wold: Ray Of Gold
  4. Go Team: Doing it Right
  5. Yeasayer: Wait For The Summer
  6. LCD Soundsystem: All My Friends
  7. Alcest: Printemps Emeraude
  8. Arcade Fire: Intervention
  9. St Vincent: Now Now
  10. Blues Control: Boiled Peanuts
  11. Patty Griffin: Getting Ready
  12. Eyesores: Blue on White
  13. Band Of Horses: Ode to LRC
  14. Go Team: Grip Like A Vice
  15. !!!: Must Be The Moon
  16. Deerhunter: Cryptograms
  17. White Magic: Song Of Solomon
  18. Caribou: Desiree
  19. Octopus Project: Truck
  20. Cobalt: When Serpents Return
  21. A Place to Bury Strangers: Missing You
  22. Go Team: Universal Speech
  23. Ministry: Die In A Crash
  24. Caribou: Melody Day
  25. Holy Fuck: Lovely Allen
  26. White Stripes: You Don't Know What Love Is
  27. CocoRosie: Japan
  28. Health: Heaven
  29. Vocokesh: Once More Near the Beginning
  30. Arcade Fire: Antichrist Television Blues
  31. St Vincent: Jesus Saves I Spend
  32. Okkervil River: Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe
  33. A Sunny Day In Glasgow: A Mundane Phonecall to Jack Parsons
  34. White Stripes: Rag & Bone
  35. Blonde Redhead: Top Ranking
  36. Arcade Fire: My Body Is A Cage
  37. Clientele: The Dance of Hours
  38. Octopus Project: Mmaj
  39. Patrick Wolf: Augustine
  40. Grinderman: Honey Bee
  41. Beirut: La Banlieu
  42. Jens Lekman: Shirin
  43. Castanets: Three Months Paid
  44. Alcest: Les Iris
  45. National: Slow Show
  46. Animal Collective: Unsolved Mysteries
  47. Andrew Bird: Scythian Empires
  48. Beirut: Cherbourg
  49. Liars: Freak Out
  50. Jens Lekman: Friday Night At The Drive-in Bingo
  51. Bug: Poison Dart
  52. Raccoo-Oo-Oon: Visage Of The Fox
  53. Tegan and Sara: The Con
  54. Wildbirds & Peacedrums: The Ones That Should Save Me
  55. Dear Hunter: Vital Vessals Vindicate
  56. Horrors: Excellent Choice
  57. The-Dream: Ditch That
  58. M.I.A.: Jimmy
  59. Grouper: You Never Came
  60. New Pornographers: All The Old Showstoppers
  61. Clipd Beaks: Black Glass
  62. Midori: Romantic Summer Mode
  63. Peste Noire: Amour Ne M'amoit Ne Je Li
  64. MGMT: 4th Dimensional Transition
  65. Bruce Springsteen: I'll Work For You Love
  66. Marnie Stern: Put All Your Eggs In One Basket
  67. Yacht: We're Always Waiting
  68. Nekrasov: Toward The Black Pain Of The Body's Core
  69. Taken By Trees: Julia
  70. M.I.A.: Paper Planes
  71. MGMT: Weekend Wars
  72. Grouper: It Feels Alright
  73. Iron & Wine: Flightless Bird American Mouth
  74. Lykke Li: Little Bit
  75. Animal Collective: Peacebone
  76. Castanets: Rain Will Come
  77. Grazhdanskaya Oborona: Slava Psikhonavtam/ Glory to the Psychonauts
  78. Frog Eyes: Reform The Countryside
  79. Parts & Labor: The Gold We're Digging
  80. Lupe Fiasco: Put You on Game
  81. Val-Inc: Faces
  82. MGMT: Time to Pretend
  83. Eluvium: Prelude for Time Feelers
  84. Andrew Jackson Jihad (AJJ): Rejoice
  85. Sean Hayes: Midnight Rounders
  86. Avril Lavigne: Girlfriend

Extended compositions
  1. Panda Bear: Bros
  2. Carl Stone: L'Os a Moelle
  3. Light Of Shipwreck: I Swallowed And Am Swallowing The River Ganges
  4. Ahousen: Ophelia
  5. Burning Star Core: When The Tripods Came
  6. Dead C: Garage
  7. Between the Buried and Me: Ants of the Sky
  8. Cloaks: A Crystal Skull In Peru
  9. Acid Mothers Temple: Electric Psilocybin Flashback
  10. KTL: Theme
  11. Wraiths: Plaguebearer
  12. Nadja: Thaumogenesis
  13. Suishou No Fune: Till We Meet Again
  14. Expo 70: Mahogany Lake
  15. Sir Richard Bishop: Smashana
  16. Supersilent: 6
  17. Paul Metzger: Orans
  18. David Thomas Broughton: No Great Shakes
  19. Light Of Shipwreck: I Watched And Am Watching A Cold Dead Sun Rise Then Explode
  20. LSD-march: Nikutai no Tubomi
  21. Yellow Swans: At All Ends
  22. David Sylvian: When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima
  23. Acid Mothers Temple: Nam Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo
  24. Far Corner: Endangered
  25. Birchville Cat Motel: Her Anger Is Limitless
  26. James Blackshaw: Stained Glass Windows
  27. Jasper TX: Some Things Broken Some Things Lost
  28. Aluk Todolo: Obedience
  29. Silvester Anfang: Zoetieboelie Astrobrol
  30. Sunroof: Slew Plateaus
  31. Of Montreal: The Past Is a Grotesque Animal
  32. Shellac: The End Of Radio
  33. Suishou No Fune: Prayer
  34. Bob Wiseman: Man of Misery
  35. Dungen: Mon Amour
  36. High Mountain Tempel: Drugsmeditationhypnosis
  37. Dalek: Abandoned Language
  38. Expo 70: Shape Shifting Mountain Mover
  39. Dan Deacon: Wham City
  40. Silvester Anfang: Konfituur Voor De Satanjeugd
  41. Mike Hansen: The Alarm Went Off Sooner Than Expected
  42. KTL: Paratrooper
  43. Sunroof: Stairways And Terraces
  44. Explosions In The Sky: The Birth And Death Of The Day
  45. Silvester Anfang: Burned Alive At The Stake
  46. Paul Metzger: Deliverance
  47. A Broken Consort: Something Fell
  48. Suishou No Fune: Resurrection Night
  49. Expo '70: Luminous Phenomena Reacting To The Precognition Of Psychokinesis
  50. Stars of the Lid: Even If You're Never Awake
  51. Vic Chesnutt: Debriefing
  52. White Hills: Left Behind
  53. Birchville Cat Motel: Birds Call Home Their Dead
  54. Suishou No Fune: A Midnight Ode - Like The Wind
  55. Troum: Shutun
  56. Aidan Baker: Noise Of Silence
  57. Akron Family: Lake Song
  58. Oren Ambarchi: A Final Kiss On Poisoned Cheeks
  59. Aluk Todolo: Disease
  60. David Thomas Broughton: River Outlet
  61. High Mountain Tempel: Dispatch 23 from the Kali Yuga
  62. Billy Bao: Accumulation
  63. Wraiths: Bone Flutes & Skull Drums
  64. Arbouretum: The Rise
  65. Pantha Du Prince: Walden 2
  66. Acid Mothers Temple: Electric Psilocybin Flashback
  67. Religious Knives: Blackbird
  68. Njiqahdda: Blue Wintry Days
  69. Wolves In The Throne Room: I Will Lay Down My Bones
  70. Volcano the Bear: One Hundred Years Of Infamy
  71. Emeralds: Mistakes
  72. Oren Ambarchi: Fever A Warm Poison
  73. Nihill: Gnosis
  74. Gregg Kowalsky: Psalm 118
  75. Mrtyu: Marriage Of Birth And Death
  76. Alva Noto: Haliod Xerrox Copy 1
  77. Sunroof: Slew Plateaus #2
  78. Cobalt: Invincible Sun
  79. Peter Wright: At Last New Dawn
  80. Grails: Outer Banks
  81. Mark McGuire: Along The Coral Reef
  82. Earthless: Godspeed
  83. Zs: Z Is For Zone
  84. DJ Hidden: Death Seer
  85. Pussygutt: Pavour Nocturnus
  86. Funeralium: Light Crisis
  87. Maninkari: Ota
  88. White Hills: Visions Of The Past Present And Future
  89. Fleshpress: Omega Monolith
  90. Ulcerate: Defaeco
  91. Beat Pharmacy: Dub Rocker
  92. Phosphorescent: My Dove My Lamb
  93. Murmer: We Share A Shadow
  94. Horseback: Finale
  95. Envy: A Road of Winds the Water Builds

  1. Antripodean Collective: The Massacre of the Egos
  2. Hilmar Jensson: Meg Nem Sa (Skirl)
  3. Agusti Martinez: Are Spirits What I Hear (Etude)
  4. Robert Glasper: In My Element
  5. Black Earth Ensemble: Black Unstoppable (2007)
  6. Satoko Fujii: Summer Suite (2007)

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