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DrBeeper Faves of 2019

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Singles and EP’s
remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes
Live recordings
Too late for review

Album releases

01 Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
02 Viagra Boys – Street Worms
03 The Black Keys – Let’s Rock
04 Dope Lemon – Smooth Big Cat
05 Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
06 Andrew Bird – My Finest Work Yet
07 Moon Duo – Stars Are The Light
08 Black Pumas – Black Pumas
09 Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel
10 Nilufer Yanya – Miss Universe

11 Frankie and the Witch Fingers – ZAM
12 Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go
13 HalfNoise – Natural Disguise
14 Ty Segall – First Taste
15 Those Pretty Wrongs – Zed For Zulu
16 Jane Church – Calimocho Molotov!
17 Indian Askin – Another Round
18 Bodega – Shiny New Model
19 Pip Blom – Boat
20 Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
21 The Yawpers – Human Question
22 Jamila Woods – Legacy! Legacy!
23 Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
24 Sonny & The Sunsets – Hairdressers from Heaven
25 Sundara Karma – Ulfilas’ Alphabet

26 Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
27 Hatchie – Keepsake
28 Mike Krol – Power Chords
29 William Tyler – Goes West
30 Russian Circles – Blood Year
31 The Regrettes – How Do You Love
32 Lana Del Rey – NFR!: Norman Fucking Rockwell
33 Boogarins – Sombrou Dúvida
34 Cosmonauts – Star 69
35 Comet Gain – Fireraisers Forever!
36 Guided By Voices – Sweating The Plague
37 Mike and the Moonpies – Cheap Silver and Solid Country Gold
38 Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 2)
39 L’Eclair – Sauropoda
40 Mark Lanegan Band – Somebody’s Knocking
41 Matt Valentine – Preserves
42 Sam Cohen – The Future’s Still Ringing In My Ears
43 Health&Beauty – Shame Engine; Blood Pleasure
44 The Jackets – Queen Of The Pill
45 Capsula – Bestiarium
46 Juju – Maps and Territory
47 Surf Friends – Doing Your Thing
48 Shotgun Jimmie – Transistor Sister 2
49 Thanks For Coming – No Problem
50 The Minus 5 – Stroke Manor

51 – 75
Nils Frahm – All Encores
David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights – Bobbie’s A Girl
Guards – Modern Hymns
Bilderbuch – Vernissage My Heart
Brand New Heavies, the – TBNH
Chris Cohen – Chris Cohen
Deerhunter – Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
Fidlar – Almost Free
Gooch Palms, the – III
Growlers, the – Natural Affair
Guided By Voices – Warp And Woof
Illiterate Light – Illiterate Light
Julia Jacklin – Crushing
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Fishing for Fishies
Mdou Moctar – Ilana: The Creator
Solange – When I Get Home
Spellling – Mazy Fly
Tacocat – This Mess Is A Place
Yola – Walk Through Fire
Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
Feet – What’s Inside Is More Than Just Ham
Jeffrey Lewis & the Voltage – Bad Wiring
Joseph Arthur – Come Back World
Oh Sees – Face Stabber
Starcrawler – Devour You

76 – 100
Deep Cut – Different Planet
Elder Shaker – Doing Ok
Fat White Family – Serfs Up!
Gary Clark Jr. – This Land
Los Coast – Samsara
Meat Puppets – Dusty Notes
Mountain Goats, the – In League with Dragons
Odd Nosdam – Mirrors
Pow! – Shift
Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
Steve Mason – About the Light
Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
Young Gods, the – Data Mirage Tangram
Amon Tobin – Long Stories
Beach Baby – Songs from the Limbo Lounge
DZ Deathrays – Positive Rising Part 1
Fruit Bats – Gold Past Life
Golden Fleece, the – Mind Mirror
Ian Ferguson – State of Gold
Iguana Death Cult – Nude Casino
Jay Som – Anak Ko
Jesse Malin – Sunset Kids
Life – A Picture Of Good Health
Tinariwen – Amadjar
Young Guv – Guv II

[[ Albums 101+ ]]

singles and EPs

01 The Physics House Band – Death Sequence EP
02 The Comet Is Coming – The Afterlife EP
03 The KVB – Submersion EP
04 Denm – Endless Summer EP
05 Nellie McKay – Bagatelles EP
06 The Blank Tapes – Super Bloom EP
07 Squid – Town Centre EP
08 The Wildhearts – Diagnosis EP
09 Briston Maroney – Indiana EP

Alek Lee – Our Party single
Alex Cameron – Far From Born Again EP
Amon Tobin – Fine Strips Of Violence EP
Andrew Bird – We Are Olympians EP
Annie Lennox – Lepidoptera EP
Black Rain – Computer Soul EP
Black Stone Cherry – Black to Blues, Vol. 2 EP
Broken Social Scene – Let’s Try The After Vol. 2 EP
Calling All Captains – Nothing Grows Here EP
Cayucas – Jessica WJ single
Charly Bliss – Supermoon EP
Cinematic Orchestra, the – A Caged Bird-Imitations Of Life single
Death Cab for Cutie – The Blue EP
Dude York – Happy In The Meantime EP
Flat Worms – Into the Iris EP
Foo Fighters – 00050525 Live In Roswell EP
Foo Fighters – 00070725 Live At Studio 606 EP
Foo Fighters – 00111125 Live In London EP
Foo Fighters – 00950025 EP
Foo Fighters – 01020225 EP
Foo Fighters – 01050525 EP
Foo Fighters – 01070725 EP
Foo Fighters – 02050525 EP
Frank Turner – Don’t Worry EP
Greasy Gills, the – The Spring Collection EP
Gurr – She Says EP
Habibi – Cardamom Garden EP
Hot Flash Heat Wave – Mood Ring EP
Island – When We’re Still EP
Jim O’Rourke & Not Waving – Side A – Side B EP
Joy Again – Piano EP
Kneebody – By Fire EP
Los Straitjackets – Channel Surfing EP
Lucy Dacus – 2019 EP
Lumineers, the – Junior Sparks EP
Melvins Flipper – Hot Fish EP
Mike Mains And The Branches – Around The Corner EP
Miley Cyrus – She Is Coming EP
Mudhoney – Morning in America EP
Naked Giants – Green Fuzz EP
Nils Frahm – Encores 2 EP
Nils Frahm – Encores 3 EP
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Black Star Dancing EP
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – This Is The Place EP
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Wait And Return EP (RSD 2019)
Olivier Libaux – The Lost EP
Partner – Saturday the 14th EP
Peach Club – Post Modern Siren EP
Pet Shop Boys – Agenda EP
Pottery – No. 1 EP
Prince Rama – Rage In Peace EP
Royal Trux – Pink Stuff 7”
Run River North – Monsters Calling Home, Vol. 1 EP
Santana – In Search of Mona Lisa EP
Shovels And Rope – I’m Comin’ Out EP
Sufjan Stevens – Love Yourself / With My Whole Heart EP
Sunflower Bean – King of the Dudes EP
Surfer Blood – Hourly Haunts EP
Thick – Thick EP
Thoughts – Beyond Belief EP
Versus – Ex Nihilo EP
Whitehorse – The Northern South vol. 2 EP
Work Drugs – Belize EP

remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes

01 Nick Garrie – The Nightmare Of J.B. Stanislas [reissue]
02 Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York [25th anniv reissue]
03 Spoon – Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon
04 va – Jon Savage’s 1968: The Year the World Burned
05 va – Let It Beatlesque
06 va – Tributes Or Not Tributes Vol 12
07 va – I Ju$t Wanna Make You Dance! (and Buy $tuff) Cartoon Bands and Other Ways To $ell Toys To Kids (1965-1975)
08 va – Soul Of A Nation 2 (Jazz Is The Teacher Funk Is The Preacher Afro-Centric Jazz, Street Funk And The Roots Of Rap In The Black Power Era 1969-75)
09 Johnny Cash – At Folsom Prison [Legacy Edition]
10 va – MOJO Presents: The New Thunder Revue

Bird and the Bee, the – Interpreting the Masters, Volume 2: A Tribute to Van Halen
Devo – Turn Around B-Sides & More [1978-1984]
Duster – Capsule Losing Contact [box]
King Khan Experience, the – Turkey Ride
Parliament – Up For The Down Stroke (reissue)
Rob – Rob [Funky Rob Way] (reissue)
Robert Pollard – Kid Marine (remaster)
Robert Pollard – Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department (remaster)
101ers, the – 1976 EP
Aretha Franklin – The Great American Songbook
Bill Ryder-Jones – Yawny Yawn
Blue Cheer – The ’67 Demos
Charmaines, the – I Idolize You! Fraternity Recordings 1960-1964
Damon And Naomi – In The 21st Century
Everly Brothers, the – All I Have To Do Is Dream
Khruangbin – Hasta El Cielo
Klaus Schulze – Timbres Of Ice
Larry And His Flask – Everything Besides
Laurel Halo – DJ-Kicks
Metz – Automat
Peggy Gou – DJ-Kicks
PJ Harvey – All About Eve OST
Protomartyr – No Passion All Technique
R.E.M. – Document [25th Anniv Ed]
Robert Fripp Brian Eno – Evening Star
Roots, the – Things Fall Apart
Secret Machines – Allaire Sessions
Shawn Colvin – Steady On [30th anniv acoustic ed]
Son Lux – Remnants
We Are Scientists – Megaplex Rise Of The Lycans
Yummy Fur, the – Piggy Wings

va – Brazil USA 70: Brazilian Music in the USA in the 1970s
va – Fingertracks: Vol 1
va – Self Discovery for Social Survival (OST)
va – And Now for Something Completely Crunchy
va – Brown Acid: The Eighth Trip
va – Columbia Groovy Songbirds
va – Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits
va – MOJO Presents: Island Radicals
va – MOJO Presents: Let’s Shake Hands: A Third Man Records Anthology
va – MOJO Presents: Motor City Soul (15 Nuggets That Made Detroit Move)
va – MOJO Presents: Swoons
va – MOJO Presents: The Best of 2018
va – Music Inspired by the Film Roma
va – On the Detroit Beat! Motor City Soul, UK Style 1963-67
va – Pacific Northwest Fuzz Box
va – Pacific Northwest Stash Box
va – Poppies Assorted Finery from the First Psychedelic Age
va – The Rough Guide to Mali Blues
va – The Rough Guide to Women of the World
va – Tiny Changes: A Celebration Of Frightened Rabbit’s The Midnight Organ Fight
va – Tokyo Flashback: Psychedelic Speed Freaks
va – Uncut: Wilcovered

Live recordings
David Byrne – American Utopia On Broadway
Elvis Presley – The International Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 23, 1969
The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin Recorded Live At Red Rocks With The Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Paul McCartney – Amoeba Gig
Wooden Shjips – Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn NY 05-22-2019

Aerosmith – Toys In The Attic Live
Ben Folds – Live at MySpace
Blondie – Fan Mail
Car Seat Headrest – Commit Yourself Completely
Greta Van Fleet – Champagne And Caviar
Pond – Sessions
Sonic Youth – San Francisco, CA / The Warfield / March 5, 1993
Ty Segall – Deforming Lobes
White Denim – In Person

Ryley Walker- Union Pool, Brooklyn NT 03-12-2019
Woods – Woodist Festival, Accord NY 09-28-2019

Albums 101+


101 – 111
Bill Callahan – Shepard in a Sheepskin Vest
Grupo Fantasma – American Music Vol. VII
Julian Lynch – Rat’s Spit
Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s the Delta Sweete Revisited
Odd Nosdam – Flippies Rock Tape
Steve Adamyk Band – Paradise
Unlikely Friends – We Blast Last! A Love Letter to the Fabulous Bands of the Pacific Northwest
Woahnows – Young and Cool
Juliana Hatfield – Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 3)
Pete Yorn – Caretakers

AJR – Neotheater
An Horse – Modern Air
Anderson .Paak – Ventura
Apex Manor – Heartbreak City
Beck – Hyperspace
Belle and Sebastian – Days of the Bagnold Summer
Berries, the – Berryland
Billy Strings – Home
Bubblegum Lemonade – Desperately Seeking Sunshine
Cass McCombs – Tip of the Sphere
Charly Bliss – Young Enough
Cherry Pickles – Cherry Pickles Will Harden Your Nipples
Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba – Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba
Dommengang – No Keys
Doug Tuttle – Dream Road
Dude York – Falling
Durand Jones & The Indications – American Love Call
Eli Paperboy Reed – 99 Cent Dreams
Frankie Cosmos – Close It Quietly
Giant Sand – Recounting The Ballads Of Thin Line Men
I Was A King – Slow Century
International Teachers of Pop – International Teachers of Pop
Jenny Lewis – On the Line
John Garcia – John Garcia and the Band of Gold
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest the Rats’ Nest
Monochrome Set, the – Fabula Mendax
Mystery Lights, the – Too Much Tension!
New Pornographers, the – In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen
Pernice Brothers – Spread The Feeling
Pup – Morbid Stuff
Raconteurs, the – Help Us Stranger
Saba Lou – Novum Ovum
Sheer Mag – A Distant Call
Sonic Dawn, the – Eclipse
Summer Cannibals – Can’t Tell Me No
Temples – Hot Motion
Texxcoco – Side Effects of Proximity Pt.1
Tijuana Panthers – Carpet Denim
Tim Presley’s White Fence – I Have to Feed Larry’s Hawk
Toy – Happy in the Hollow
Tropical Fuck Storm – Braindrops
Twin Peaks – Lookout Low
Wilco – Ode To Joy
Work Drugs – Fantasy File

157 – 322
10 000 Russos – Kompromat
75 Dollar Bill – I Was Real
Abjects – Never Give Up
Adam Green – Engine Of Paradise
Aesop Rock And Tobacco – Malibu Ken
Andrew Combs – Ideal Man
Barrence Whitfield Soul Savage Arkestra, the – Songs from the Sun Ra Cosmos
Barrie – Happy to Be Here
Ben Lee – Quarter Century Classix
Beth Gibbons And Krzysztof Penderecki – Henryk Go’recki Symphony No. 3 “Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs”
Black Watch, the – Magic Johnson
Blackwater Holylight – Veils of Winter
Blood Red Shoes – Get Tragic
Brian Jonestown Massacre, the – The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Bright Light Social Hour, the – Jude Vol. I
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis – Beautiful Lie
Budos Band, the – V
Cactus Blossoms, the – Easy Way
Calexico + Iron & Wine – Years to Burn
Calva Louise – Rhinoceros
Cate Le Bon & Bradford Cox – Myths 004
Cayucas – Real Life
Ceremony – Candy
Ceremony – In the Spirit World Now
CFM – Soundtrack to an Empty Room
Charlie Faye & The Fayettes – The Whole Shebang
Chemical Brothers, the – No Geography
Cherubs – Immaculada High
Chocolate Watchband, the – This Is My Voice
Chris Brokaw – End of the Night
City Calm Down – Television
Coathangers, the – The Devil You Know
Comet Is Coming, the – Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery
Crocodiles – Love Is Here
Cursive – Get Fixed
Daddy Long Legs – Lowdown Ways
Dandy Warhols, the – Why You So Crazy
Datura4 – Blessed Is the Boogie
Death By Horse – Reality Hits Hard
Delicate Steve – Till I Burn Up
Delta Riggs, the – Modern Pressure
DIIV – Deceiver
DJ Krush – Hip Hop Generation
Dream Syndicate, the – These Times
Drugdealer – Raw Honey
Du Blonde – Lung Bread For Daddy
Dumb – Club Nites
Duster – Duster
Eagles of Death Metal – EODM Present Boots Electric Performing the Best Songs We Never Wrote
Ecstatic Vision – For the Masses
Elbow – Giants of All Sizes
Empath – Active Listening Night on Earth
Entrepreneurs, the – Noise & Romance
Ethers – Ethers
Felice Brothers, the – Undress
Field Medic – Fade Into the Dawn
Filthy Friends – Emerald Valley
Flaming Lips, the – King’s Mouth (RSD 2019)
Flesh Eaters, the – I Used To Be Pretty
Foxygen – Seeing Other People
Galactic – Already Ready Already
Gender Roles – Prang
Glow, the – Am I
Gotobeds, the – Debt Begins at 30
Gruff Rhys – Pang!
Guided By Voices – Zeppelin Over China
Gum Takes Tooth – Arrow
Half Japanese – Invincible
Half Moon Run – A Blemish in the Great Light
Hash Redactor – Drecksound
Hiss Golden Messenger – Terms of Surrender
Hold Steady, the – Thrashing Thru The Passion
Hollerado – Retaliation Vacation
Holy Moly And The Crackers – Take A Bite
Honeyblood – In Plain Sight
Hope And Social – Happy Bread (And Cruel Hangovers)
Howe Gelb – Gathered
Hunny – Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes
Ian Brown – Ripples
Imperial Teen – Now We Are Timeless
Jim Jones and the Righteous Mind – CollectiV
Kelley Stoltz – My Regime
Kim Gordon – No Home Record
King Midas Sound – Solitude
Lambchop – This Is What I Wanted To Tell You
Last Internationale, the – Soul on Fire
Le Butcherettes – Bi:Mental
Lee Fields And The Expressions – It Rains Love
Lettuce – Elevate
Liam Gallagher – Why Me: Why Not.
Long Ryders, the – Psychedelic Country Soul
Low Hum – Room to Breathe
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 1)
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 4)
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 5)
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 6)
Ludovico Einaudi – Seven Days Walking (Day 7)
Mando Diao – Bang
Martha – Love Keeps Kicking
Mavericks, the – Play the Hits
Mavis Staples – We Get By
Michael Franti And Spearhead – Stay Human Vol. II
Mikal Cronin – Seeker
Moving Panoramas – In Two
Natalie Sweet – Oh By The Way It’s
Neil Young With Crazy Horse – Colorado
New Mastersounds, the – Shake It
Nick Waterhouse – Nick Waterhouse
Night Beats – Perform The Sonics Boom
North Mississippi Allstars – Up And Rolling
Olivia Jean – Night Owl
Omni – Networker
Oscillating Revenge of the Background Instruments, the – ORBI
Oso Oso – Basking in the Glow
Ouzo Bazooka – Transporter
Paranoid Style, the – A Goddamn Impossible Way of Life
Pelicat – Pelicat
Pinheads, the – Is This Real
Pipe-Eye – InsideOutside
Plague Vendor – By Night
Pom Poko – Birthday
Pond – Tasmania
Pontiac Streator & Ulla Straus – 11 Items
Priests – The Seduction of Kansas
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – And Now for the Whatchamacallit
Purple Pilgrims – Perfumed Earth
R. Stevie Moore – Afterlife
Radiator Hospital – Sings ‘Music for Daydreaming’
Resonars, the – No Exit
Reverberations, the – Changes
Richard Hawley – Further
Rival Sons – Feral Roots
Royal Trux – White Stuff
Santana – Africa Speaks
Sloan Peterson – Midnight Love, Vol. 2
Small Crush – Small Crush
Snapped Ankles – Stunning Luxury
Sneaks – Highway Hypnosis
Solid Bronze – The Fruit Basket
Spielbergs – This is Not the End
Spiral Stairs – We Wanna Be Hyp-No-Tized
Stargazer Lilies, the – Occabot
Stats – Other People’s Lives
Stephen Malkmus – Groove Denied
Stereo Total – Ah! Quel Cin‚ma!
Steve Gunn – The Unseen In Between
Superchunk – Acoustic Foolish
Taffy – Deep Dark Creep Love
Teen Daze – Bioluminescence
Telekinesis – Effluxion
Thom Yorke – Anima
Tim Hecker – Anoyo
Tool – Fear Inoculum
UNKLE – The Road: Part II / Lost Highway
Unloved – Heartbreak
Uranium Club – The Cosmo Cleaners
Versus – Ex Voto
Visual Eyes – Vibrations
Vivian Girls – Memory
W. H. Lung – Incidental Music
Walker Lukens – Adult
Wand – Laughing Matter
Weezer – Weezer (Teal Album)
White Denim – Side Effects
Wild Billy Childish & CTMF – Last Punk Standing
Yak – Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness

!!! – Wallop
65daysofstatic – replicr, 2019
A Giant Dog – Neon Bible
A.A. Bondy – Enderness
Alex Cameron – Miami Memory
Allah-Las – LAHS
Amanda Palmer – There Will Be No Intermission
Amy O – Shell
Angie McMahon – Salt
Arre! Arre! – Tell Me All About Them
Attic Lights – Love In The Time Of Shark Attacks
Avey Tare – Cows on Hourglass Pond
Balthazar – Fever
Battles – Juice B Crypts
Bayonne – Drastic Measures
Be Forest – Knocturne
Bethlehem Steel – Bethlehem Steel
Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
Big Thief – Two Hands
bis – Slight Disconnects
Bleached – Don’t You Think You’ve Had Enough
Blood Orange – Angel’s Pulse
Brant Bjork – Jacoozzi
Brittany Howard – Jaime
Broods – Don’t Feed The Pop Monster
Bruce Springsteen – Western Stars
Cage the Elephant – Social Cues
Chai – Punk
Cherie Currie And Brie Darling – The Motivator
Cherry Glazerr – Stuffed & Ready
Chris Farren – Born Hot
Chrissie Hynde – Valve Bone Woe
Cinematic Orchestra, the – To Believe
Claypool Lennon Delirium, the – South of Reality
Clean Cut Kid – Painwave
Clinic – Wheeltappers and Shunters
Cranberries, the – In The End
Creed Bratton – While the Young Punks Dance
Damien Jurado – In the Shape of a Storm
Dave Monks – On A Wave
De Staat – Bubble Gum
Dead Horse One – The West Is the Best
Deer Tick – Mayonnaise
DePedro – Érase Una Vez
Desperate Journalist – In Search of the Miraculous
Devonte Hynes – Queen And Slim OST
Dinosaur Pile-up – Celebrity Mansions
Dis Fig – Purge
Divine Comedy, the – Office Politics
DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age
Dollyrots, the – Daydream Explosion
Donna Grantis – Diamonds & Dynamite
Dreamers – Launch Fly Land
Drenge – Strange Creatures
Dressy Bessy – Fast Faster Disaster
Ducktails – Watercolors
Earps, the – Jackass Acres
Edwyn Collins – Badbea
End Of The Ocean, the – -aire
Ex Hex – It’s Real
Ezra Furman – Twelve Nudes
Feeder – Tallulah
Fitz And The Tantrums – All The Feels
FKA Twigs – Magdalene
Fly Pan Am – C’est ça
Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost, Part 1
Frankie – Forget Your Head
Friska Viljor – Broken
Froth – Duress
Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts
Gemma Ray – Psychogeology
Get Up Kids, the – Problems
Girlpool – What Chaos Is Imaginary
Glitterer – Looking Through The Shades
Gold – Why Aren’t You Laughing
Golden Dawn Arkestra – Darkness Falls On The Edge Of Time
Golden Daze – Simpatico
Gong – The Universe Also Collapses
Grace Potter – Daylight
Grand Island – Young Hawk And I
Grandchildren – Grandchildren
Greensky Bluegrass – All for Money
Greg Laswell – Covers II
Guitar Wolf – LOVE&JETT
Guy Forsyth & Jeska Bailey – Conspirators
H‘los – Any Random Kindness
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations – 50 Foot Woman
Hayes Carll – What It Is
Head And The Heart, the – Living Mirage
Heavy, the – Sons
Hecks, the – My Star
Here Lies Man – No Ground To Walk Upon
High Dials, the – Primitive Feelings, Pt.1
Holiday Ghosts – West Bay Playroom
Hovvdy – Heavy Lifter
Husky Loops – I Can’t Even Speak English
Hussy, the – Looming
Idlewild – Interview Music
Infinity Shred – Forever, a Fast Life
Jason Lytle – Arthur King Presents Jason Lytle: NYLONANDJUNO
Jay-Jay Johanson – Kings Cross
Jeff Tweedy – Warmer
Jesse – Garageb&
Jim Gaffigan – Quality Time
John Zorn – The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 7; St. John the Divine
Josh Ritter – Fever Breaks
Juliana Hatfield – Weird
Kaiser Chiefs – Duck
Kakkmaddafakka – Diplomacy
Karen O & Danger Mouse – Lux Prima
Keane – Cause And Effect
Kelly Finnigan – The Tales People Tell
Kevin Morby – Oh My God
Khana Bierbood – Strangers From The Far East
Kid Koala – Music to Draw To: io
Kokoko! – Fongola
Kongos – 1929, Pt. 1
Kyle Craft – Showboat Honey
L7 – Scatter The Rats
LCD Soundsystem – Electric Lady Sessions
Leisure Society, the – Arrivals & Departures
Lloyd Cole – Guesswork
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real – Turn Off the News, Build a Garden
Luther Dickinson & Sisters of the Strawberry Moon – Solstice
M83 – Knife + Heart OST
Mac Demarco – Here Comes The Cowboy
Mark Deutrom – The Blue Bird
Mark Kozelek & Petra Haden – Joey Always Smiled
Mark Ronson – Late Night Feelings
Matthew Logan Vasquez – Light’n Up
Messer Chups – Mondo Harp
Methyl Ethel – Triage
Miniature Tigers – Vampires In The Daylight
Motorpsycho – The Crucible
Murder By Death – As You Wish Kickstarter Covers Vol 3
Nick Murphy – Run Fast Sleep Naked
Nicole Yun – Paper Suit
Night School – Disappear Here
No Sugar – Rock’n’Roll Isn’t Boring, It’s You
Oscar Lang – Bops etc
Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, the – Full Moon Fever
Palehound – Black Friday
Parlor Mob, the – Dark Hour
Particle Kid – Window Rock
Paws – Your Church on My Bonfire
Penelope Isles – Until The Tide Creeps In
Pine – Pine
Pixies – Beneath the Eyrie
Pkew Pkew Pkew – Optimal Lifestyles
Possum – Space Grade Assembly
Potty Mouth – SNAFU
Proper Ornaments, the – Six Lenins
Queen Zee – Queen Zee
Rainbow Danger Club – Treehouse Empire
Raphael Saadiq – Jimmy Lee
Rat Boy – Internationally Unknown
Ravens And Chimes – The Empty House
Reignwolf – Hear Me Out
Ride – This Is Not A Safe Place
Ritual Howls – Rendered Armor
Robert Randolph & The Family Band – Brighter Days
Rudimental – Toast to Our Differences
Rustin Man – Drift Code
Ryan Bingham – American Love Song
Sacred Paws – Run Around The Sun
Sad Planets – Akron, Ohio
Said the Whale – Cascadia
Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles
Sammi Lanzetta – Ceiling Mirror
Sebadoh – Act Surprised
Shady Bug – Lemon Lime
Shinyribs – Fog & Bling
Shonen Knife – Sweet Candy Power
Silversun Pickups – Widow’s Weeds
Sleaford Mods – Eton Alive
Small Feet – With Psychic Powers
Smug Brothers – Attic Harvest
Snoop Dogg – I Wanna Thank Me
Son Volt – Union
Sparrow Steeple – Tin Top Sorcerer
Stanley Brinks and The Wave Pictures – Tequila Island
Stray Cats – 40
Sturgill Simpson – Sound & Fury
Surf Curse – Heaven Surrounds You
Surfer Blood – Covers
Susto – Ever Since I Lost My Mind
Swervedriver – Future Ruins
Swimming Tapes – Morningside
Switchfoot – Native Tongue
Tallest Man On Earth, the – I Love You. It’s A Fever Dream
Tank And The Bangas – Green Balloon
Taylor Hawkins & the Coattail Riders – Get the Money
Thunderbird Divine – Magnasonic
Thurston Moore – Spirit Counsel
Tiger Lillies, the – Devil’s Fairground
Tightropes, the – On Fire!
Tim Bluhm – Sorta Surviving
Tindersticks – No Treasure But Hope
Titus Andronicus – An Obelisk
Toy – Songs of Consumption
Trash Kit – Horizon
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – Watchmen Volume 1 OST
Trigger Hippy – Full Circle and Then Some
Truth Club – Not an Exit
tUnE-yArDs – Sorry To Bother You OST
Tycho – Weather
Underground Youth, the – Montage Images Of Lust And Fear
UV-TV – Happy
Vanishing Twin – The Age Of Immunology
Violent Femmes – Hotel Last Resort
Weeks, the – Two Moons
Whirr – Feels Like You
White Reaper – You Deserve Love
White Shape – Perfect Dark
Whitney – Forever Turn Around
Wild Belle – Everybody One of a Kind
Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home
Xiu Xiu – Girl with Basket of Fruit
Yawners – Just Calm Down

93MillionMilesFromTheSun – Echo Delay Fuzz Reverb
Allen Stone – Building Balance
Amazons, the – Future Dust
Aquarian Blood – A Love That Leads to War
Avett Brothers, the – Closer Than Together
Bad Books – III
Band Of Skulls – Love Is All You Love
Barns Courtney – 404
Bellows – The Rose Gardener
Bethany Curve – Murder!
Black Mountain – Destroyer
Bryan Adams – Shine A Light
Building, the – Petra
Catfish and the Bottlemen – The Balance
Cattle & Cane – Navigator
Charli XCX – Charli
Cigarettes After Sex – Cry
Circa Waves – What’s It Like Over There
Crushed Stars – Go Dark, Canaveral
Dale Watson – Call Me Lucky
Deaf Radio – Modern Panic
Desert Sharks – Baby’s Gold Death Stadium
Drums, the – Brutalism
Dunwells, the – Something in the Water
Fastball – The Help Machine
Feels – Post Earth
Foreign Diplomats – Monami
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – End of Suffering
Futureheads, the – Powers
Gang of Four – Happy Now
Guster – Look Alive
Health – Vol. 4: Slaves of Fear
Hembree – House on Fire
Hillbilly Moon Explosion, the – The Sparky Sessions
Iggy Pop – Free
Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs
Jimmy Eat World – Surviving
Julia Nunes – Ughwow
Kayak Jones – You Swear It’s Getting Better Every Day
Kings Kaleidoscope – Zeal
Labrinth, SIA & Diplo present – LSD
Lemonheads, the – Varshons 2
Local Natives – Violet Street
Lotus Feed – Songs from the Silent Age
Lower Dens – The Competition
Lumineers, the – III
Major Stars – Roots of Confusion Seeds of Joy
Men and Mountains – …a Little Less Lost
Moth & The Flame, the – Ruthless
Neil Hamburger – Still Dwelling
Neov – Volant
New Politics – An Invitation to an Alternate Reality
Night Cafe, the – 0151
Otoboke Beaver – Itekoma Hits
Owel – Paris
Paal Nilssen-Love – New Brazilian Funk
Paal Nilssen-Love – New Japanese Noise
Perry Farrell – Kind Heaven
Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres – Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres
Phony – Songs You’ll Never Sing
Royal Concept, the – The Man Without Qualities
S.L.P., the – The S.L.P
Shawn James – The Dark & The Light
Small Talks – A Conversation Between Us
Strumbellas, the – Rattlesnake
Sufjan Stevens – The Decalogue
SugarTape – Chandeleidescope
SWMRS – Berkeley’s On Fire
Tamaryn – Dreaming The Dark
Telescopes, the – Exploding Head Syndrome
Terminal Cheesecake – Le Sacre Du Lièvre
These New Puritans – Inside the Rose
Twang, the – If Confronted Just Go Mad
Two Door Cinema Club – False Alarm
Tygers Of Pan Tang – Ritual
Warm Human – Ghastly
We Melt Chocolate – We Melt Chocolate
Weezer – Weezer [Black Album]
White Lies – Five
Wintersleep – In The Land Of

Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water
Bad Suns – Mystic Truth
Chainsmokers, the – World War Joy
Hollywood Vampires – Rise
Hozier – Wasteland, Baby!
Of Monsters and Men – Fever Dream
Prince Daddy & the Hyena – Cosmic Thrill Seekers
Remo Drive – Natural, Everyday Degradation
Sun Kil Moon – I Also Want to Die in New Orleans


Not reviewed: (too late or too lazy)

13th Floor Elevators, the – The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators (RSD 2019)
Alex Chilton – From Memphis to New Orleans
Aretha Franklin – Love All The Hurt Away (reissue)

Ariel Pink – Odditties Sodomies Vol. 2
Ariel Pink – Worn Copy (remaster)
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – House Arrest (remaster)

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – The Doldrums (remaster)
Bar-Kays – The Definitive Collection
Bob Dylan – Blood On the Tracks; Original Test Pressing (RSD 2019)

Chicago – Chicago Transit Authority [50th anniv]
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – 4 Way Street [expanded ed] (RSD 2019)
Ducktails – Hard Rock Cafe Chernobyl

Echo And The Bunnymen – The John Peel Sessions 1979-1983
Electric Cows, the – Wheatfield Fuzz
Evergreen Blues – Comin’ On [reissue]

Exbats, the – E Is for Exbats
Ezra Furman – Songs By Others (reissue)
Fall, the – Bend Sinister; The Domesday Pay-Off Triad-Plus

Fall, the – Live at the Witch Trials [Deluxe Edition]
Frank Zappa – The Guitar World According To Frank Zappa (RSD 2019)
Glen Campbell – The Legacy [1961-2017]

Iggy Pop – Zombie Birdhouse (reissue)
Iron Maiden – The Studio Collection Remastered (16cd)
Jacobites – Robespierre’s Velvet Basement (RSD 2019)

Jeff Buckley – In Transition (RSD 2019)
Marcia Ball – Hot Tamale Baby (reissue)
Mercury Rev – All Is Dream [Deluxe Edition] (2019)

Peter Gabriel – Rated PG (RSD 2019)
Pink Floyd – A Saucerful of Secrets [remastered] (RSD 2019)
Pop Group, the – Y [Definitive Edition]

Residents, the – B. S. (RSD 2019)
Residents. the – The W____ B___ Album (RSD 2019)
Reverend And The Makers – Best Of

Star Band de Dakar – Psicodelia Afro-Cubana de Senegal [Anthology]
Stereolab – Mars Audiac Quintet [expanded ed]
Stereolab – Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements [expanded ed]

Thom Yorke – Suspiria Unreleased Material
Todd Rundgren – The Complete U.S. Bearsville & Warner Bros. Singles (RSD 2019)
va – Deadpool Pinball Soundtrack

va – Disco Not Disco: Leftfield Disco Classics from the New York Underground (remaster)
va – Esa Presents Amandla: Music to the People
va – For The Throne (Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones)

va – Kompakt: Total 19
va – Nigeria 70 – No Wahala: Highlife, Afro-Funk & Juju 1973-1987
va – Optimism/Reject: Punk and Post-Punk Meets D-I-Y Aesthetic

va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 1
va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 2
va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 3

va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 4
va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 5
va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 6

va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 7
va – Shake Some Action 2.0 Vol 8
va – The Old Grey Whistle Test: Cherry Bombs

Fruit Bats & Vetiver – In Real Life (Live at Spacebomb Studios)
Grateful Dead – The Warfield, San Francisco CA Oct 9-10, 1980 (RSD 2019)
Kooks, the – Live At The Moth Club 05-09-2018 (RSD 2019)

Leonard Cohen – Angels At My Shoulder 1993 Live (RSD 2019)
Sonic Youth – Crawford Hall, Irvine, CA 11-03-90
Sonic Youth – Veterans Wadsworth Theater, LA CA 05-28-98

Sun Ra & His Arkestra – The Spirit of Jazz Cosmos Arkestra at WUHY, 1978
Wedding Present, the – Marc Riley Sessions Volume 3
White Stripes, the – Live in Mississippi [2007]

Charles Bradley – Black Velvet (The Instrumentals)
David Bowie – Space Oddity (Tony Visconti 2019 Mix)
Kamaal Williams – DJ-Kicks

Luna – Bowery Ballroom, NY NY 10-20-2019
Scott H. Biram – Sold Out To The Devil: A Collection of Gospel Cuts by the Rev. Scott H. Biram
Screaming Females – Singles Too

va – Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns OST
va – Jon Savage’s 1969-1971: Rock Dreams On 45
Avey Tare – Conference for Birds; Bird in Disguise EP

Billie Eilish – Live at Third Man Records
Dates, the – Ask Again Later
Deep Six, the – It’s Happening

Dickies, the – The A&M Years
Kele Okereke – 2042
Only Child Tyrant – Time To Run

St. Vincent – Nina Kraviz Presents MASSEDUCTION Rewired
Sunnyboys – 40
The Who – Who

va – All The Young Droogs
Monarch – Beyond the Blue Sky
Electric Banana – The Complete De Wolfe Sessions

Foo Fighters – 00979725 EP
Foo Fighters – 00999925 EP
Foo Fighters – 01999925 EP

Hu, the – The Gereg
Marco Benevento – Lagniappe Session
Dukes of Stratosphear, the – Psurroundabout Ride









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