Favorite music of 2019 (a year late)

I was posting my favorite music of 2020 and realized I never posted for the previous year. I don’t have a lot of notes but here goes anyway…

Favorites

  • Bob Mould – Sunshine Rock
  • Tacocat – This Mess is a Place
  • Sleater-Kinney – The Center Won’t Hold
  • Ex Hex – It’s Real
  • Swervedriver – Future Ruins
  • That dog – Old LP
  • Sneaks – Highway Hypnosis
  • DIIV – Deceiver
  • Dream Syndicate – These Times
  • Jamila Woods – LEGACY! LEGACY!
  • Wilco – Ode to Joy

Notable

  • Ages and Ages – Nothing Serious EP
  • Black Marble – Bigger Than Life
  • Blaha – The Calming Room
  • Michael Chapman – True North
  • Elvis Costello & the Imposters – Purse EP
  • DIIV – Deceiver
  • Robert Forster – Inferno
  • girlpool – What Chaos is Imaginary
  • Guided by Voices – Zeppelin over China
  • Honeyblood – In Plain Sight
  • Juliana Hatfield – Weird
  • International Teachers of Pop – s/t
  • Kills Birds – s/t
  • Cate Le Bon – Reward
  • Jenny Lewis – On the Line
  • Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited
  • The National – I Am Easy to Find
  • Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
  • Panda Bear – Buoys
  • Jessica Pratt – Quiet Signs
  • Quiet Company – On Corners & Shapes EP
  • Sacred Paws – Run Around the Sun
  • Sebadoh – Act Surprised
  • Laura Stevenson – The Big Freeze
  • Superchunk – Acoustic Foolish
  • Tiny Ruins – Olympic Girls
  • TOY – Happy in the Hollow
  • Twilight Sad – It Won’t Be Like This All the Time
  • William Tyler – Goes West
  • Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

The year in concerts

  • Bob Mould at Metro
  • Robyn Hitchcock at SPACE
  • Spiritualized at Vic Theater
  • Tacocat at Lincoln Hall
  • Kevin Morby at Thalia Hall
  • Superchunk at Thalia Hall
  • Yo La Tengo at SPACE
  • Swearin’ and Mike Krol at Lincoln Hall
  • Sleater-Kinney at Riviera Theater

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