Monday, December 11, 2017

Best Albums of 2017 

Although its been over 16 months since I've been on the radio with a gig, I've still managed to keep up with the Jones as far as the music scene goes. True indie rock has taken a hit this year with a number of lack luster releases but the Aussies seem to have filled the gap adequately. Enjoy

50 tie King Lizard and the Gizzard Wizard *Flying Microtonal Banana"

50 tie King Lizard and the Gizzard Wizard "Sketches Of Brunswick East"

50 tie King Lizard and the Gizzard Wizard "Polygondwanaland"

49. Kane Strang"Two Hearts and No Brain"

48, The Proper Ornaments  "Foxhole"

47. The Orwells "Terrible Human Beings"

46. Ron Gallo "Heavy Meta"

45. Young Jesus "Young Jesus"

44. The Courtneys "II"

43. The Rural Alberta Advantage "The Wild"

42. Greet Death "Dixieland"

41. Tobin Sprout "The Universe & Me"

40. Hush Machine "Hush Machine"

39. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit "Nashville Sound"

38. Tim Darcy "Saturday Night"

37. Bash & Pop  "Anything Could Happen"

36. Son Volt "Notes of Blue"

35. Frostitudes  "Citrus"

34. Fleet Foxes " Crack Up"

33. Food Court "Good Luck"

32. Thunder Dreamer  "Capture"

31. The Cairo Gang "Untouchable"

30. Pile "A Hairshirt of Purpose"


28 .The Cribs "24-7 Rock and Roll Shit"

27. NE-HI "Offers"

26. (Sandy) Alex G "Rocket"

25.  Priests "Nothing Feels Natural"

24. The Feelies "In Between"

23  Guided By Voices "How do You Spell Heaven"

22. The National "Sleep Well Beast"

21. Cloud Nothings "Life Without a Sound"

20. Flat Worms "Flat Worms"

19. Waxahatchee  "Out Of The Storm"

18. Robyn Hitchcock "Robyn Hitchcock"

17. Half Forward Line "The Back Of Mass"

16. Ty Segall "Ty Segall"

15/ Protomartyr "Relatives in Descent"

14. The Peacers "Introducing the Crimsmen"

13. A. Savage "Thawing Dawn"

12. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever  "Fountain of Good Fortune"

11.  Kevin Morby :City Music

10  Five Eight "Songs For St. Jude"

09. The Bast "The Deep Set"

08.Dag "Benefits of Solitude"

07. Chris Mars "Note To Self"

06. Big Thief "Capacity"

05. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile  "Lotta Sea Lice"

04. The Stevens "Good"

03. Wand "Plum"

02. Wirehead "Lightning Ears"

01. Father John Misty "Pure Comedy"