Living further from record stores with fewer on my daily commute, my new music purchasing plummeted. Also, a weird year, without much relevant in the rock-vein (again, at least among what I heard).

  1. Nels Cline – Lovers
  2. 75 Dollar Bill – Wood Metal Plastic
  3. Steve Gunn – Eyes on the Line
  4. Gate – Saturday Night Fever
  5. Sheer Mag – s/t
  6. Marisa Anderson ‎– Into the Light
  7. Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band – Rarity of Experience
  8. Ryley Walker – Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
  9. Connections – Midnight Run
  10. Nap Eyes – Thought Rock Fish Scale


Honorable mentions:

Woods – City Sun Eater in the River of Light

v/a – Wayfaring Strangers: Cosmic American Music