let's argue over what's the last legit great rock album

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Postby Robo-Chachi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:02 am

Can you add the song to your compilation clip of landing sick skateboard tricks?
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Postby Wrong Titus » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:10 am

Rock to me means the lead singer does high kicks or mic twirls, so therefore the answer is always “the latest Guided By Voices album”
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:26 am

did anyone say that exploding hearts album?
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:27 am

That album came out 16 years ago.
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:27 am

tommy pockets wrote:The Woods by Sleater-Kinney


this is a good answer
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:28 am

how much do you like jeff the brotherhood, that is pretty much rock
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:29 am

i’m just shitposting on a sunday morning
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:33 am

Let's just all agree on The Darkness album with "I Believe in A Thing Called Love" on it and call it a thread.
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Postby mcwop23 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:36 am

that’s a great rock song for sure
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Postby brent » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:45 am

broad genres died with the independent record store :(
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Postby freshweed » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:23 am

I just ran the numbers and it's Back in. BLACK
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Postby freshweed » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:27 am

You know because the hidden parenthetical on their next album was (Because You Will Fail Mightily)
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Postby alaska » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:43 am

rock and roll will never die - bone scott "ac/DC"
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Postby Autarch » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:58 am

RIXX wrote:
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wow somehow i'd never heard of crying but
this rules. i've only listened to "there was a door" so far but i'm immediately hooked


oh yeah, crying is probably the best answer
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Postby acidity regulator » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:28 pm

If we talking about albums that totally changed everything and nothing else sounds quite like it.....it's....


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Postby gandhi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:36 pm

What about car seat headrest
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Postby acidity regulator » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:00 pm

it's good especially on long drives, keeps yr neck from getting tired
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:04 pm

man i was jamming moon shaped pool nonstop that summer and have not listened to it once since, kinda forgot it existed almost
heven’s full of merderers
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Postby DasLofGang » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:04 pm

come to think of it that's just what i've always done with all of their albums
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Postby buriedinspace » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:08 pm

Ray Blanchard, PhD wrote:I'm not huge on it but wasn't Mitski this boards favorite album of last year I don't get why nobody has said it.


I believe it ranked like 4 or 5 on my end of the year poll. I also don't entirely think of it as a rock album? I considered mentioning it though.
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Postby landspeedrecord » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:09 pm

we had a few great rock albums last year... mitski, iceage, u.s. girls, shame, shopping, soccer mommy, yo la tengo

though I'd like some more distance between those before I canonize them

the latest slowdive is probably the most recent "new classic" to me
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Postby buriedinspace » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:19 pm

The top ranking indisputably a 'rock album' on the board's list last year was probably Constant Image by Flasher (which was like 18?)
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ratbags wrote:you're like a wistful naive idiot version of bill simmons

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Postby trouble » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:22 pm

The Sea and Cake closed the book of rock forever with Jacking The Ball and if you don't agree you weren't really there.
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Postby Smiling Penner-Lite » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:27 pm

Really liked IDLES last year for rock if that counts as rock.

If we're talking last "classic" album everyone was talking about I'd say probably Strokes or Funeral.
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Postby goldmatt » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:36 pm

King Gizzard - Nonagon Infinity
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Postby Robo-Chachi » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:40 pm

How can we even pretend to have this conversation without Dalen or Beyernstein?
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Postby goldmatt » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:51 pm

Robo-Chachi wrote:How can we even pretend to have this conversation without Dalen or Beyernstein?


Oh yeah, it was definitely Mike Ness's last solo album.
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Postby iacus » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:02 pm

Very confusing to posit a question like "what was the last great legit rock album?", a phrase which implies all sorts of things about the passing of an era, historical timelines, shared cultural knowledge, etc, and then just insisting that it must be whatever the most recent popular rock album was.
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