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MUSICS I LIKED IN 2004

I promise to recap our busy Xmas holiday as soon as we locate our camera. Buried in presents? In the trunk? At "Friend Xmas Sleepover HQ"? Only Psychic Santa knows.

Meanwhile, it's high time I make The List. No, it's not my top films, or top blogs, or top dickweeds. Those are coming. No, since the early 90's The List compiles the vibrations that gave my life meaning – or at least made me go, "Fuck yeah!"

Askeleton

THE LIST
Air Talkie Walkie
Askeleton Angry Album-Or-Psychic
Arcade Fire, The Funeral
Beta Band Heroes to Zeroes
David Byrne Grown backwards
Franz Ferdinand s/t
Guided by Voices Half Smiles of the Decomposed
Hold Steady, The Almost Killed Me
King of France, The (unreleased)
Modest Mouse Good News For People Who Love Bad News
Of Montreal Satanic Panic In The Attic
Polyphonic Spree, The Together We're Heavy
Ponys, The Laced With Romance
Snow Patrol Final Straw
Stereolab Margerine Eclipse
Streets, The A Grand Don't Come for Free
They Might Be Giants The Spine

A BIT DISAPPOINTING:
Komeda Kokomemedada
Bjork Medulla

DIDN'T HEAR THE WHOLE ALBUM, BUT LIKE WHAT I'VE HEARD:
A.C. Newman, Animal Collective, Deerhoof , Har Mar Superstar, Katastrophy Wife, The Magnetic Fields, Ted Leo + the Pharmacists, Scissor Sisters, The Soviettes, Tegan & Sara, TV on the Radio, The Unicorns,

MUSIC I NEED TO HEAR:
Blonde Redhead, Loretta Lynn, Los Amigos Invisibles, Le Tigre, Sigur Ros, lots of things on Jonathan's list and Lane's list and Rex's list.

JUST GOT FOR CHRISTMAS:
Brian Wilson, Smile
The Fall, 50,000 Fall Fans Can't Be Wrong

HONOURABLE MENTION: The Grey Album

SEE ALSO: Pitchfork's Top 50 Albums of 2004

December 28, 2004 at 08:02 PM in Music | Permalink

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Comments

Why did I think the Stereolab album came out in 2003? That totally falls under my "rest of the best." Lemme go fix that...

Posted by: Jonathan at Dec 28, 2004 9:08:35 PM