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The Best Rock Albums of 2019

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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 Albums
(Read the reviews)

  1. Sadaf: History of Heat (Blueberry)
  2. Caretaker: Everywhere at the End of Time (self)
  3. Carl Stone: Himalaya (Unseen Worlds)
  4. Kim Gordon: No Home Record (Matador)
  5. Shannon Wright: Providence (Vicious Circle)
  6. Nivhek: After its own Death (W.25th)
  7. Lingua Ignota: Caligula (Profound Lore)
  8. Liturgy: H.A.Q.Q. (YLYLCYN)
  9. Kyle Press: Overtones, Drones, And Saxophones (No Rent)
  10. Oh Sees: Face Stabber (Castle Face)
  11. Bruce Hornsby: Absolute Zero (Zappo)
  12. Ecco2k: E (Year0001)
  13. Clipping: There Existed an Addiction to Blood (SubPop)
EPs and Mini-albums:
  1. 100 Gecs: 1000 Gecs (self)
  1. Endon: Final Acting Out
  2. Lingua Ignota: Sorrow! Sorrow! Sorrow!
  3. Sadaf: Animal
  4. Carl Stone: Jame Jam
  5. Kim Gordon: Air BnB
  6. ...
  7. Purple Mountains: All My Happiness Is Gone
  8. Shannon Wright: Disguises
  9. Sunwatchers: Strollin' Coma Blues
  10. Vampire Weekend: Harmony Hall
  11. Nick Cave: Ghosteen Speaks
  12. Holly Herndon: Eternal
  13. Lingua Ignota: Day Of Tears And Mourning
  14. Vampire Weekend: Sympathy
  15. Stereo Total: Einfach Kompliziert
  16. Bruce Hornsby: Meds
  17. Bon Iver: U (Man Like)
  18. Lana Del Rey: Mariners Apartment Complex
  19. Charly XCX: Shake It
  20. Richard Dawson: Jogging
  21. Billie Eilish: Bury a Friend
  22. FKA Twigs: Fallen Alien
  23. Hval: Ashes to Ashes
  24. Chelsea Wolfe: American Darkness
  25. 100 Gecs: 745 Sticky
  26. Comet is Coming: Summon the Fire
  27. Clipping: All in Your Head
  28. Tropical Fuck Storm: The Happiest Guy Around
  29. Billie Eilish: Bad Guy
  30. Ecco2k: Cc
  31. Michael Kiwanuka: Hero
  32. Thom Yorke: Traffic
  33. Lankum: Hunting the Wren
  34. Black Dresses: Wheel Of Fortune
  35. Sheer Mag: Chopping Block

Extended compositions
  1. Perfume Genius: Eye In The Wall
  2. 75 Dollar Bill: Every Last Coffee or Tea
  3. Kyle Press: A2
  4. Endon: Doubts As a Source
  5. Swans: Sunfucker
  6. Sutekh Hexen: SubStratus
  7. Zu: Porta Arborea
  8. Oh Sees: Henchlock
  9. Roy Montgomery: And Fuck This Eternal Recurrence, Nietzsche
  10. Liturgy: God of Love
  11. Anna Homler: Deliquium in C
  12. Deerhunter: Timebends
  13. Nivhek: After its own Death
  14. Uboa: An Angel Of Great And Terrible Light
  15. Carl Stone: Xe May
  16. Alcest: Les Jardins De Minuit
  17. Oh Sees: The Daily Heavy
  18. Sunn O))): Aurora
  19. Caretaker: Place in the World fades away
  20. Carl Stone: Bia Bia
  21. Thurston Moore: Galaxies
  22. Cult of Luna: Lights on the Hill
  23. To Live and Shave in LA: The Clot
  24. Chell Oracle Turret: Wake Up To Test Enter This Anxious Building
  1. Chris Corsano: A View of the Moon (Clean Feed)
  2. Anna Webber: Clockwise (Pi)
  3. Taylor Ho Bynum 9-Tette: The Ambiguity Manifesto (Firehouse 12)
  4. Wadada Leo Smith: Rosa Parks (TUM )
  5. Ralph Alessi: Imaginary Friends (ECM )
  6. Uri Caine: The Passion of Octavius Catto (816 Music)
  7. Kyle Press: Overtones, Drones, And Saxophones (No Rent)
  8. Fabian Almazan Trio: This Land Abounds with Life (Biophilia)
  9. Emma Frank: Come Back (Justin Time)
  10. Matt Mitchell: Phalanx Ambassadors (Pi)
  11. Steve Lehman Trio + Craig Taborn: The People I Love (Pi)
  12. Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom: Glitter Wolf (The Royal Potato Family)
  13. Jeremy Pelt: Jeremy Pelt the Artist (HighNote )
  14. Pedro Martins: Vox (Heartcore )
  15. Moppa Elliott: Jazz Band/Rock Band/Dance Band (Hot Cup )
  16. Chris Potter: Circuits (Edition )
  17. Keiko Matsui: Echo (Shanachie )
  18. Russ Lossing: Motian Music (Sunnyside )

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