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The Best Rock Albums of 2017

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Ratings: 10=best rock album ever; 9=masterpiece; 8=buy it now; 7=buy it eventually; 6=buy it if you are a fan
Best of Rock
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    8/10
  1. Stabscotch: Uncanny Valley (Visual Disturbances)
    7.5/10
  2. Chino Amobi: Paradiso (Non)
  3. ...
    7/10
  4. Joni Void: Selfless (Constellation)
  5. King Krule: The OOZ (XL)
  6. Gas: Narkopop (Kompakt)
  7. Colleen: A Flame my Love a Frequency (Thrill Jockey)
  8. Blanck Mass: World Eater (Sacred Bones)
  9. Richard Chartier: Removed (Ash International)
Playlist
  1. ... lots to come ...
  2. Pharmakon: Transmission
  3. Chino Amobi: Dixie Shrine
  4. Colleen: Winter Dawn
  5. Joni Voi: Abjection
  6. Blanck Mass: The Rat
  7. Gas: Narkopop 4
  8. War on Drugs: Holding On
  9. LCD Soundsystem: Oh Baby
  10. Stabscotch: Along Alligator Drunes
  11. Chino Amobi: Blackout
  12. Sylvan Esso: Song
  13. Julie Byrne: I Live Now as a Singer
  14. King Krule: Half Man Half Shark
  15. Ben Frost: Trauma Theory
  16. Lorde: Hard Feelings
  17. Beck: Iím So Free
  18. Joni Voi: Disassociation
  19. Kendrick Lamar: Humble
  20. Big Thief: Shark Smile
  21. Liars: Mess On A Mission
  22. Dirty Projectors: I See You
  23. Manchester Orchestra: The Alien
  24. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith: Until I Remember
  25. Bjork: Losss
  26. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Andata
  27. Magnetic Fields: Surfin
  28. Mountain Goats: Rain in Soho
  29. Stabscotch: Unkown Pleasures
  30. Lushloss: Sisters
  31. Mhysa: Bb
  32. Oneohtrix Point Never: The Acid Hits
  33. Uniform: Tabloid

Extended tracks
  1. ... lots to come ...
  2. Impossible Nothing: Cc
  3. Colleen: Separating
  4. Death Grips: Steroids
  5. Man Forever: Twin Torches
  6. Gas: Narkopop 10
  7. Blanck Mass: Rhesus Negative
  8. Mount Eerie: Spring
  9. Impossible Nothing: Ii
  10. LCD Soundsystem: How Do You Sleep?
  11. Father John Misty: So I'm Growing Old on Magic Mountain
  12. War on Drugs: Thinking of a Place
  13. Richard Chartier: Removed - Part 1
  14. Father John Misty: Leaving LA
  15. Gas: Narkopop 2
  16. Jute Gyte: Fauna Of Mirrors
  17. Godspeed You Black Emperor: Bosses Hang
  18. Pryapisme: Tau Ceti Central
Jazz

    7.5/10
  1. Vijay Iyer Sextet: Far From Over (ECM)
  2. Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-pak Coalition: Agrima
  3. Jason Moran: Mass (Yes)
  4. Steve Coleman's Natal Eclipse: Morphogenesis (Pi)
  5. William Parker: Meditation/Resurrection (AUM Fidelity)
  6. Roscoe Mitchell: Bells For The South Side
  7. Zeena Parkins: Three Harps, Tuning Forks & Electronics
    7/10
  8. Evans/Fernandez/Gustafsson: A Quietness of Water
  9. Nate Wooley: Knknighgh
  10. Barry Guy: Without Borders
  11. Tim Berne: Incidentals
  12. Craig Taborn: Daylight Ghosts
  13. Ahmad Jamal: The Awakening
  14. Lisa Mezzacappa: Glorious Ravage
  15. Rez Abbasi: Unfiltered Universe (Whirlwind)
  16. Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind (Biofilia)
  17. Dave Douglas & the Westerlies: Little Giant Still Life (Greenleaf)
  18. Joe Fiedler: Like, Strange (Multiphonics)
  19. Kate Gentile: Mannequins (Skirl)
  20. Nicole Mitchellís Black Earth Ensemble: Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds (FPE)
  21. Wadada Leo Smith: Najwa (TUM)
  22. Oliver Lake & Flux: Right up on
  23. Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude (Pi)
  24. Jaimie Branch: Fly or Die (International Anthem)

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