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KEXP Variety music charts for 2003
January
1. The Roots - Phrenology (MCA)
2. Joseph Arthur - Redemption's Son (Real World)
3. Talib Kweli - Quality (Rawkus)
4. The Raveonettes - Whip It On (Crunchy Frog)
5. Primal Scream - Evil Heat (Epic)
6. Sigur Ros - ( ) (MCA)
7. Minus the Bear - Highly Refined Pirates (Suicide Squeeze)
8. Sugarman Three & Co. - Pure Cane Sugar (Daptone)
9. For Against - Coalesced (Words on Music)
10. The Pale - Gravity Gets Things Done (Always Never)
11. Flunk - For Sleepyheads Only (Guidance)
12. The Streets - Original Pirate Material (Vice)
13. Badly Drawn Boy - Have You Fed the Fish? (ARTISTdirect)
14. Ms. Led - Afternoon in Central Park (Fish The Cat)
15. Orchestra Baobab - Specialist in all Styles (World Circuit/Nonesuch)
16. Le Nombre - Le Nombre (Blow the Fuse)
17. Royksopp - Melody A.M. (Astralwerks)
18. Ikara Colt - Chat and Business (Fantastic Plastic/Epitaph)
19. Ride - OX4_ The Best of Ride (The First Time)
20. Dolour - Suburbiac (Fugitive)
21. Creeper Lagoon - Remember the Future (Arena Rock)
22. Mellowdrone - A Demonstration of Intellectual Property (ARTISTdirect)
23. (Various) - NW Shoegazer Bliss (Reverb)
24. Graig Markel - The Gospel Project (Pattern 25)
25. (Various) - Up from the Vaults Volume 1 (Soul Fire)
26. The Donnas - Spend the Night (Atlantic)
27. Boards of Canada - Twoism (Music 70/Warp)
28. The Mountain Goats - Tallahassee (4AD)
29. Dear John Letters - Unbroken (Roam)
30. Richard Buckner - Impasse (Overcoat)
31. Thalia Zedek - You're a Big Girl Now (Acuarela/Kimchee)
32. Retisonic - Lean Beat (Silverthree Sound)
33. (Various) - All's Fair in Love and Chickfactor: cf mixtape 1 (Enchante)
34. Pavement - Slanted & Enchanted: Luxe & Reduxe (Matador)
35. Youssou N'Dour - Nothing's in Vain (Coono Du Reer) (Nonesuch)
36. Ryan Vego - Gwyneth & Pax (no label)
37. (Various) - Making Singles Drinking Doubles (Bloodshot)
38. Caural - Stars on my Ceiling (Chocolate Industries)
39. No. 2 - What Does Good Luck Bring? (In Music We Trust)
40. Jurassic 5 - Power in Numbers (Interscope)
41. Varistor - 07.28.02 (Hey Frankie)
42. Kad Achouri - Liberte (Stern's)
43. Waco Brothers - New Deal (Bloodshot)
44. The Aluminum Group - Happyness (Wishing Tree)
45. Sleep Station - Runaway Elba-1 (Eyeball)
46. (Various) - Red Hot + Riot (Red Hot/MCA)
47. Late Night Television - A Personal Account of How I've Failed at Everything
(Route Fourteen)
48. Oldominion - One (Under the Needle)
49. Jets to Brazil - Perfecting Loneliness (Jade Tree)
50. (Various) - Arabesque (Restless/Rykodisc)
51. The Flaming Sideburns - Save Rock 'n' Roll (Jetset)
52. Sleep of oldominion - Riot by Candlelight (Under the Needle)
53. The Music - The Music (Hut)
54. Parker and Lily - Here Comes Winter (Manifesto)
55. Bad Wizard - Sophisticated Mouth (Tee Pee)
February
1. Michael - The Day After My Confidence (self-released)
2. The Delgados - Hate (Mantra)
3. Crooked Fingers - Red Devil Dawn (Merge)
4. Holopaw - Holopaw (Sub Pop)
5. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Nocturama (Anti-)
6. Talib Kweli - Quality (Rawkus)
7. Amelia - Somewhere Left to Fall (self-released)
8. The Rogers Sisters - Purely Evil (Troubleman)
9. Common - Electric Circus (MCA)
10. Joseph Arthur - Redemption's Son (Real World)
11. Kinski - Airs Above Your Station (Sub Pop)
12. For Against - Coalesced (Words on Music)
13. The Roots - Phrenology (MCA)
14. Primal Scream - Evil Heat (Epic)
15. The Raveonettes - Whip It On (Crunchy Frog)
16. Orchestra Baobab - Specialist in all Styles (World Circuit/Nonesuch)
17. Sugarman Three & Co. - Pure Cane Sugar (Daptone)
18. The Pale - Gravity Gets Things Done (Always Never)
19. Loose Fur - Loose Fur (Drag City)
20. The Sea and Cake - One Bedroom (Thrill Jockey)
21. Atomic 7 - Gowns By Edith Head (Mint)
22. Bonnie Prince Billy - Master and Everyone (Drag City)
23. GZA - Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)
24. Ted Leo/Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak (Lookout)
25. Cody ChesnuTT - The Headphone Masterpiece sampler (Ready, Set-Go!)
26. Yabby You - Dub it to the Top (Blood and Fire)
27. The Postal Service - Such Great Heights (Sub Pop)
28. Hoggboy - or 8? (Sobriety)
29. (Various) - Almost You: The Songs of Elvis Costello (Glurp/Bar None)
30. Baxter Dury - Len Parrot's Memorial Lift (Rough Trade)
31. Ride - OX4_ The Best of Ride (The First Time)
32. Matthew Shipp - Equilibrium (Thirsty Ear)
33. The Divorce - The Divorce (Fugitive)
34. Johnny Marr + the Healers - Boomslang (iMUSIC)
35. DJ Me DJ You - Can You See the Music (Eenie Meenie)
36. Nina Hynes - Staros (Reverb)
37. The D4 - 6Twenty (Flying Nun)
38. Jason Morphew - The Duke of Arkansas (Playa del Music/Ba Da Bing!)
39. Cuica - City to City (Ubiquity)
40. Jeff Hanson - Son (Kill Rock Stars)
41. (Various) - NW Shoegazer Bliss (Reverb)
42. Creeper Lagoon - Remember the Future (Arena Rock)
43. (Various) - Dub Selector 2 (Quango)
44. Hayden - Live at Convocation Hall (Badman)
45. Asahi - Head Above Water (West of January)
46. (Various) - Making Singles Drinking Doubles (Bloodshot)
47. Jeff Buckley - The Grace EPs (Columbia)
48. (Various) - Up from the Vaults Volume 1 (Soul Fire)
49. Coralie Clement - Salle Des Pas Perdus (Nettwerk)
50. Dolour - Suburbiac (Fugitive)
51. (Various) - All's Fair in Love and Chickfactor: cf mixtape 1
(Enchante)
52. Ryan Vego - Gwyneth & Pax (no label)
53. Youssou N'Dour - Nothing's in Vain (Coono Du Reer) (Nonesuch)
54. Caural - Stars on my Ceiling (Chocolate Industries)
55. Sleep Station - Runaway Elba-1 (Eyeball)
March
1. The Postal Service - Give Up (Sub Pop)
2. Massive Attack - 100th Window (Virgin)
3. Cat Power - You Are Free (Matador)
4. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Nocturama (Anti-)
5. Aereogramme - Sleep and Release (Matador)
6. Visqueen - King Me (BlueDisguise)
7. A Band of Bees - Sunshine Hit Me (Astralwerks)
8. Echoboy - Giraffe (Mute)
9. Crooked Fingers - Red Devil Dawn (Merge)
10. The Delgados - Hate (Mantra)
11. (Various) - The Now Sound of Brazil (Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees)
12. Amelia - Somewhere Left to Fall (self-released)
13. Nada Surf - Let Go (Barsuk)
14. Michael - The Day After My Confidence (self-released)
15. DJ Krush - The Message at the Depth (Red Ink)
16. The Rogers Sisters - Purely Evil (Troubleman)
17. Holopaw - Holopaw (Sub Pop)
18. The Sea and Cake - One Bedroom (Thrill Jockey)
19. Kinski - Airs Above Your Station (Sub Pop)
20. The Datsuns - The Datsuns (V2)
21. Fischerspooner - #1 (Capitol)
22. Dirty Three - She Has No Strings Apollo (Touch and Go)
23. Stars - Heart (Paper Bag)
24. Hint Hint - Sex is Everything (Cold Crush)
25. Laura Veirs - Troubled by the Fire (Bella Union)
26. Minus 5 - Down with Wilco (Yep Roc)
27. The Thermals - More Parts Per Million (Sub Pop)
28. Supergrass - Life on Other Planets (Island)
29. Alpinestars - White Noise (Astralwerks)
30. Ry Cooder/Manuel Galban - Mambo Sinuendo (Nonesuch/Perro Verde)
31. Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses (4AD)
32. Calexico - Feast of Wire (Quarterstick)
33. (Various) - Black & Proud Vol. 2 (Trikont)
34. Lupine Howl - The Bar at the End of the World (Beggars Banquet)
35. Alpinestars - B.A.S.I.C. (Guidance)
36. Bonnie Prince Billy - Master and Everyone (Drag City)
37. Atomic 7 - Gowns By Edith Head (Mint)
38. The Be Good Tanyas - Chinatown (Nettwerk)
39. Idlewild - Scottish Fiction (Capitol)
40. Loose Fur - Loose Fur (Drag City)
41. Jason Morphew - The Duke of Arkansas (Playa del Music/Ba Da Bing!)
42. The Sun - Love & Death (Warner Bros)
43. Rainer Maria - Long Knives Drawn (Polyvinyl)
44. Jon Langford & his Sadies - Mayors of the Moon (Bloodshot)
45. 6 Minute Mile - The Race for Second (Sonic Boom)
46. The D4 - 6Twenty (Flying Nun)
47. Groove Armada - Lovebox (Jive Electro)
48. (Various) - Dubwise & Otherwise 2 (Blood and Fire)
49. Ted Leo/Pharmacists - Hearts of Oak (Lookout)
50. Cody ChesnuTT - The Headphone Masterpiece sampler (Ready, Set-Go!)
51. The Go-Betweens - Bright Yellow Bright Orange (Jetset)
52. Pram - Dark Island (Merge)
53. Bobi Cespedes - Rezos (Six Degrees)
54. Erlend Oye - Unrest (Astralwerks)
55. Calla - Televise (Arena Rock)
56. Baxter Dury - Len Parrot's Memorial Lift (Rough Trade)
57. (Various) - Almost You: The Songs of Elvis Costello (Glurp/Bar None)
58. Baka Beyond - East to West (Narada)
59. Cuica - City to City (Ubiquity)
60. Midstates - Shadowing Ghosts (Mental Monkey)
April
1. The White Stripes - Elephant (V2)
2. New Pornographers - Electric Music (Matador)
3. The Hidden Cameras - The Smell of Our Own (Rough Trade)
4. The Jayhawks - Rainy Day Music (American)
5. The Exploding Hearts - Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)
6. Gotan Project - La Revancha Del Tango (XL)
7. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun (Matador)
8. The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters (Shelflife)
9. The Notwist - Neon Golden (Domino)
10. Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears (Lost Highway)
11. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Pig Lib (Matador)
12. Buddy Guy - Blues Singer (Silvertone)
13. Damien Jurado - Where Shall You Take Me? (Secretly Canadian)
14. Longwave - The Strangest Things (RCA)
15. M. Ward - Transfiguration of Vincent (Merge)
16. The Libertines - Up the Bracket (Rough Trade)
17. Idlewild - The Remote Part (Capitol)
18. The Stratford 4 - Love & Distortion (Jetset)
19. The Coral - The Coral (Deltasonic/Columbia)
20. Goldfrapp - Black Cherry (Mute)
21. Electric Six - Fire (XL)
22. Grandaddy - Sumday sampler (V2)
23. Laptop - Don't Try This At Home (Gammon)
24. Supersuckers - Motherfuckers Be Trippin' (Mid-Fi)
25. Manitoba - Up in Flames (Domino/Leaf)
26. Gossip - Movement (Kill Rock Stars)
27. Earlimart - Everyone Down Here (Palm Pictures)
28. FCS North - Vocabulary (Luckyhorse Industries)
29. Placebo - Sleeping With Ghosts (Astralwerks)
30. Bill Frisell - The Intercontinentals (Nonesuch)
31. The Kills - Keep On Your Mean Side (Rough Trade)
32. Halou - Wholeness e.p. (Vertebrae)
33. The Legendary Shack Shakers - Cockadoodledon't (Bloodshot)
34. Garage a Trois - Emphasizer (Tone Cool)
35. Richard Thompson - The Old Kit Bag (spinART)
36. Elefant - Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid (Kemado)
37. The Lights - EP (self-released)
38. Caitlin Cary - I'm Staying Out (Yep Roc)
39. The Natural History - Beat Beat Heartbeat (Startime)
40. Lisa Germano - Lullaby for Liquid Pig (Ineffable/iMUSIC)
41. The Black Keys - Thickfreakness (Fat Possum)
42. Evan Dando - Baby I'm Bored (Breath of Salt Water/Bar None)
43. Tokyo Sex Destruction - Le Red Soul Comunnitte (Dim Mak)
44. Ben Harper - Diamonds on the Inside (Virgin)
45. The Parkinsons - A Long Way to Nowhere (Elevator Music)
46. Grand Mal - Bad Timing (Arena Rock)
47. The Fading Collection - Interactive Family Radio (self-released)
48. Appliance - Are You Earthed? (Mute)
49. Mull Historical Society - Us (XL)
50. Turin Brakes - Ether Song (Astralwerks)
51. Fruit Bats - Mouthfuls (Sub Pop)
52. Portastatic - The Summer of the Shark (Merge)
53. Ester Drang - Infinite Keys (Jade Tree)
54. Palaxy Tracks - Cedarland (Peek-A-Boo)
55. Arkestra One - Arkestra One (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
56. The Few - The Few (PSB)
57. Enders of Ozone - Travel Log E.P. (self-released)
58. Grand Drive - Grand Drive (Private)
59. The Realistics - The Realistics (Catapult)
60. Grafton - Blind Horse Campaign (Dead Canary)
May
1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell (Interscope)
2. The Long Winters - When I Pretend to Fall (Barsuk)
3. Eels - Shootenanny! (Dreamworks)
4. The Hidden Cameras - The Smell of Our Own (Rough Trade)
5. New Pornographers - Electric Music (Matador)
6. Akrobatik - Balance (Coup d'Etat)
7. Pernice Brothers - Yours, Mine & Ours (Ashmont)
8. The Divorce - There Will Be Blood Tonight (Fugitive)
9. Grandaddy - Sumday (V2)
10. The White Stripes - Elephant (V2)
11. Marc Olsen - Brighter When (Roslyn/Burn Burn Burn)
12. The Exploding Hearts - Guitar Romantic (Dirtnap)
13. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun (Matador)
14. The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters (Shelflife)
15. Gotan Project - La Revancha Del Tango (XL)
16. Ed Harcourt - From Every Sphere (Astralwerks)
17. Buddy Guy - Blues Singer (Silvertone)
18. The Jayhawks - Rainy Day Music (American)
19. Richard Hawley - Lowedges (XL)
20. Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears (Lost Highway)
21. Pure Joy - Gelatin and Bright (Book)
22. Lamb - What Sound (Koch)
23. Garage a Trois - Emphasizer (Tone Cool)
24. Kaito - Band Red (spinART)
25. The Lucksmiths - Naturaliste (Drive-In)
26. Blur - Think Tank (Virgin)
27. Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herren Band - A Special Album (Emperor Norton)
28. Goldfrapp - Black Cherry (Mute)
29. The Magic Magicians - The Magic Magicians (Suicide Squeeze)
30. Gillian Welch - Soul Journey (Acony)
31. Ikara Colt - Basic Instructions ep (Epitaph)
32. Wire - Send (Pinkflag)
33. Manitoba - Up in Flames (Domino/Leaf)
34. Burnside Project - the networks, the circuits, the streams, the harmonies (Bar/None)
35. Scott Miller and the Commonwealth - Upside Downside (Sugar Hill)
36. Pest - Necessary Measures (Ninja Tune)
37. The Flaming Sideburns - Sky Pilots (Jetset)
38. Evan Dando - Baby I'm Bored (Breath of Salt Water/Bar None)
39. Gossip - Movement (Kill Rock Stars)
40. FCS North - Vocabulary (Luckyhorse Industries)
41. Tokyo Sex Destruction - Le Red Soul Comunnitte (Dim Mak)
42. Supersuckers - Motherfuckers Be Trippin' (Mid-Fi)
43. The Few - The Few (PSB)
44. Earlimart - Everyone Down Here (Palm Pictures)
45. Placebo - Sleeping With Ghosts (Astralwerks)
46. Richard Thompson - The Old Kit Bag (spinART)
47. Electric Six - Fire (XL)
48. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People (Arts & Crafts/Paper Bag)
49. Elefant - Sunlight Makes Me Paranoid (Kemado)
50. The Legendary Shack Shakers - Cockadoodledon't (Bloodshot)
51. Bill Frisell - The Intercontinentals (Nonesuch)
52. Laptop - Don't Try This At Home (Gammon)
53. The Natural History - Beat Beat Heartbeat (Startime)
54. Halou - Wholeness e.p. (Vertebrae)
55. Lisa Germano - Lullaby for Liquid Pig (Ineffable/iMUSIC)
56. Arab Strap - Monday at the Half & Pint (Matador)
57. Lessick - Elevator (10watt)
58. The Lights - EP (self-released)
59. Caitlin Cary - I'm Staying Out (Yep Roc)
60. Portastatic - The Summer of the Shark (Merge)
June
1. Radiohead - Hail to the Thief (Capitol)
2. Akrobatik - Balance (Coup d'Etat)
3. Death in Vegas - Scorpio Rising (Sanctuary)
4. The Long Winters - When I Pretend to Fall (Barsuk)
5. Marc Olsen - Brighter When (Roslyn/Burn Burn Burn)
6. Grandaddy - Sumday (V2)
7. The Divorce - There Will Be Blood Tonight (Fugitive)
8. Pernice Brothers - Yours, Mine & Ours (Ashmont)
9. (Various) - Globalista: Import-Export (Trikont)
10. Clem Snide - Soft Spot (spinART)
11. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell (Interscope)
12. Soul Purpose - Breaking Records (Coup d'Etat)
13. Ed Harcourt - From Every Sphere (Astralwerks)
14. Tindersticks - Waiting for the Moon (Beggars Banquet)
15. Eels - Shootenanny! (Dreamworks)
16. New Pornographers - Electric Version (Matador)
17. The Hidden Cameras - The Smell of Our Own (Rough Trade)
18. Buddy Guy - Blues Singer (Silvertone)
19. The Radio Dept. - Lesser Matters (Shelflife)
20. Richard Hawley - Lowedges (XL)
21. Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day (New West)
22. Singapore Sling - The Curse of Singapore Sling (Stinky)
23. Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham - L'Avventura (Jetset)
24. Mogwai - Happy Songs for Happy People (Matador)
25. Firewater - The Man on the Burning Tightrope (Jetset)
26. Junior Senior - D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat (Crunchy Frog)
27. Ugly Duckling - Taste the Secret (Emperor Norton)
28. The High Strung - These Are Good Times (Tee Pee)
29. Lamb - What Sound (Koch)
30. Jay Farrar - Terroir Blues (Act/Resist)
31. (Various) - Den of Thieves (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
32. The Tyde - Twice (Rough Trade)
33. Benjamin Gibbard - Live at KEXP (KEXP)
34. Audio Bullys - Ego War (Astralwerks)
35. The Terror Sheets - Street Corner Fields (Sad Robot)
36. Wire - Send (Pinkflag)
37. The Lucksmiths - Naturaliste (Drive-In)
38. Guster - Keep It Together (Palm Pictures/Reprise)
39. The Magic Magicians - The Magic Magicians (Suicide Squeeze)
40. Saloon - If We Meet in the Future (Darla)
41. Gillian Welch - Soul Journey (Acony)
42. Pinback - Offcell (Absolutely Kosher)
43. The Girls - Return to Zero (Defend Los Angeles)
44. Woven - 8 bit monk (Interscope)
45. Cinerama - Cinerama Holiday (Manifesto)
46. Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herren Band - A Special Album (Emperor Norton)
47. Kaito - Band Red (spinART)
48. Scott Miller and the Commonwealth - Upside Downside (Sugar Hill)
49. Pest - Necessary Measures (Ninja Tune)
50. Steadman - Revive (Elektra)
51. Goldfrapp - Black Cherry (Mute)
52. The Flaming Sideburns - Sky Pilots (Jetset)
53. Blur - Think Tank (Virgin)
54. Sukilove - Sukilove (Sukilovesrecords/A Hidden Agenda)
55. Ikara Colt - Basic Instructions ep (Epitaph)
56. Burnside Project - the networks, the circuits, the streams, the harmonies (Bar/None)
57. Gossip - Movement (Kill Rock Stars)
58. Pure Joy - Gelatin and Bright (Book)
59. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People (Arts & Crafts/Paper Bag)
60. Lessick - Elevator (10watt)
July
1. Reggie Watts - Simplified (nonLinear)
2. Singapore Sling - The Curse of Singapore Sling (Stinky)
3. Radiohead - Hail to the Thief (Capitol)
4. The Turn-Ons - East (self-released)
5. Death in Vegas - Scorpio Rising (Sanctuary)
6. The Clientele - The Violet Hour (Merge)
7. Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day (New West)
8. Clem Snide - Soft Spot (spinART)
9. Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power (XL)
10. (Various) - Globalista: Import-Export (Trikont)
11. The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers (Astralwerks)
12. Tindersticks - Waiting for the Moon (Beggars Banquet)
13. Soul Purpose - Breaking Records (Coup d'Etat)
14. The Long Winters - When I Pretend to Fall (Barsuk)
15. Marc Olsen - Brighter When (Roslyn/Burn Burn Burn)
16. Grandaddy - Sumday (V2)
17. The Divorce - There Will Be Blood Tonight (Fugitive)
18. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell (Interscope)
19. Pernice Brothers - Yours, Mine & Ours (Ashmont)
20. Ruston Mire - Driving Straight Up in Siam (Roam)
21. Michael Franti & Spearhead - Everyone Deserves Music (iMUSIC)
22. Kings of Leon - Youth & Young Manhood (RCA)
23. (Various) - Ghana Soundz: Afro-Beat, Funk and Fusion in 70's Ghana (Soundway)
24. Firewater - The Man on the Burning Tightrope (Jetset)
25. Summer Hymns - Clemency (Misra)
26. The Dead Science - Submariner (Absolutely Kosher)
27. Radio Mundial - La Raiz (Rx/Palm Pictures)
28. Junior Senior - D-D-Don't Don't Stop the Beat (Crunchy Frog)
29. Fountains of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve)
30. The Terror Sheets - Street Corner Fields (Sad Robot)
31. Viva Voce - Lovers, Lead the Way! (Asthmatic Kitty/Amore!Phonics)
32. Mogwai - Happy Songs for Happy People (Matador)
33. Janes's Addiction - Strays (Capitol)
34. The Ruby Doe - Dream Engine Blue (Hometown Tragedy)
35. Juana Molina - Segundo (Domino)
36. The Stills - Rememberese (Vice)
37. Evangeline - Big Choice (self-released)
38. (Various) - Den of Thieves (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
39. Pinback - Offcell (Absolutely Kosher)
40. Dear John Letters - Stories of our Lives (Foodchain)
41. Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham - L'Avventura (Jetset)
42. Audio Bullys - Ego War (Astralwerks)
43. The Tyde - Twice (Rough Trade)
44. Jay Farrar - Terroir Blues (Act/Resist)
45. The Girls - Return to Zero (Defend Los Angeles)
46. Steadman - Revive (Elektra)
47. Benjamin Gibbard - Live at KEXP (KEXP)
48. Lamb - What Sound (Koch)
49. Ugly Duckling - Taste the Secret (Emperor Norton)
50. Woven - 8 bit monk (Interscope)
51. The High Strung - These Are Good Times (Tee Pee)
52. Guster - Keep It Together (Palm Pictures/Reprise)
53. Cinerama - Cinerama Holiday (Manifesto)
54. The Lucksmiths - Naturaliste (Drive-In)
55. Sukilove - Sukilove (Sukilovesrecords/A Hidden Agenda)
56. Ralph Myerz and the Jack Herren Band - A Special Album (Emperor Norton)
57. The Magic Magicians - The Magic Magicians (Suicide Squeeze)
58. Burnside Project - the networks, the circuits, the streams, the harmonies (Bar/None)
59. Pest - Necessary Measures (Ninja Tune)
60. Saloon - If We Meet in the Future (Darla)
August
1. Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance (Matador)
2. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On On Your Own (Virgin)
3. My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves (ATO/RCA)
4. Reggie Watts - Simplified (nonLinear)
5. The Dandy Warhols - Welcome to the Monkey House (Capitol)
6. A3 - Power in the Blood (One Little Indian)
7. The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love (Columbia)
8. Broadcast - Haha Sound (Warp)
9. Po' Girl - Po' Girl (Hightone)
10. Bjork - Livebox (One Little Indian)
11. Guided by Voices - Earthquake Glue (Matador)
12. Brassy - Getting Wise (Wiija/Beggars Group)
13. The Sleepy Jackson - Lovers (Astralwerks)
14. Beulah - Yoko (Velocette)
15. Kings of Leon - Youth & Young Manhood (RCA)
16. Alta May - Dark Days (Glazed)
17. Pepe Deluxe - Beatitude (Emperor Norton)
18. The Turn-Ons - East (self-released)
19. Danny Barnes - Dirt on the Angel (Terminus)
20. The Clientele - The Violet Hour (Merge)
21. Super Furry Animals - Phantom Power (XL)
22. The Proles - Index (The Americans Are Coming)
23. Constantines - Shine a Light (Sub Pop)
24. These Arms Are Snakes - This Is Meant To Hurt You (Jade Tree)
25. Black Box Recorder - Passionoia (One Little Indian)
26. The Meeting Places - Find Yourself Along the Way (Words on Music)
27. Kraftwerk - Tour De France Soundtracks (Astralwerks)
28. Mando Diao - Bring Em On (Mute)
29. Leaves - Breathe (Dreamworks)
30. Michael Franti & Spearhead - Everyone Deserves Music (iMUSIC)
31. Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Unclassified (Warner Bros/Dare)
32. Client - Client (Mute)
33. The Hurricane Lamps - Sing Me a Song (Sonic Boomerang)
34. Onry Ozzborn - The Grey Area (One Drop)
35. Summer Hymns - Clemency (Misra)
36. (Various) - Brazilian Groove (Putumayo)
37. Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day (New West)
38. Caf Tacuba - Cuatro Caminos (MCA)
39. The Dead Science - Submariner (Absolutely Kosher)
40. Singapore Sling - The Curse of Singapore Sling (Stinky)
41. Ruston Mire - Driving Straight Up in Siam (Roam)
42. Janes's Addiction - Strays (Capitol)
43. Radio Mundial - La Raiz (Rx/Palm Pictures)
44. Fireside - Get Shot (V2)
45. (Various) - Ghana Soundz: Afro-Beat, Funk and Fusion in 70's Ghana (Soundway)
46. Death in Vegas - Scorpio Rising (Sanctuary)
47. Evangeline - Big Choice (self-released)
48. The Ruby Doe - Dream Engine Blue (Hometown Tragedy)
49. Juana Molina - Segundo (Domino)
50. Weary - In the High Country (Poor Baby)
51. Firewater - The Man on the Burning Tightrope (Jetset)
52. Gus Black - Uncivilized Love (Immergent)
53. Dear John Letters - Stories of our Lives (Foodchain)
54. Viva Voce - Lovers, Lead the Way! (Asthmatic Kitty/Amore!Phonics)
55. The Bronx - The Bronx (White Drugs)
56. Fountains of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers (S-Curve)
57. Jay Farrar - Terroir Blues (Act/Resist)
58. Guster - Keep It Together (Palm Pictures/Reprise)
59. The Stills - Rememberese (Vice)
60. (Various) - Den of Thieves (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
September
1. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On On Your Own (Virgin)
2. The Lights - Beautiful Bird (Bop Tart)
3. My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves (ATO/RCA)
4. Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance (Matador)
5. The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love (Columbia)
6. Lifesavas - Spirit in Stone (Quannum)
7. The Fire Theft - The Fire Theft (Rykodisc)
8. Mates of State - Team Boo (Polyvinyl)
9. Belle and Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade)
10. Rosie Thomas - Only With Laughter Can You Win (Sub Pop)
11. Beulah - Yoko (Velocette)
12. The Dandy Warhols - Welcome to the Monkey House (Capitol)
13. Po' Girl - Po' Girl (Hightone)
14. Bjork - Livebox (One Little Indian)
15. Guided by Voices - Earthquake Glue (Matador)
16. Brassy - Getting Wise (Wiija/Beggars Group)
17. A3 - Power in the Blood (One Little Indian)
18. Broadcast - Haha Sound (Warp)
19. Pepe Deluxe - Beatitude (Emperor Norton)
20. Alta May - Dark Days (Glazed)
21. Mojave 3 - Spoon and Rafter (4AD/Beggars)
22. Jet - Get Born (Elektra)
23. The Wrens - The Meadowlands (Absolutely Kosher)
24. Quasi - Hot Shit! (Touch and Go)
25. The Decemberists - Her Majesty (Kill Rock Stars)
26. Spiritualized - Amazing Grace (Spaceman/Sanctuary)
27. DM & Jemini - Ghetto Pop Life (Lex)
28. The Joggers - Solid Guild (Startime)
29. Grand Champeen - The One That Brought You (Glurp)
30. The Weakerthans - Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)
31. Joe Henry - Tiny Voices (Anti-)
32. South - With the Tides (Kinetic)
33. Rocky Votolato - Suicide Medicine (Second Nature)
34. Swell - Whenever You're Ready (Beggars Banquet)
35. The Proles - Index (The Americans Are Coming)
36. (Various) - Verve Remixed 2 (Verve)
37. Los Halos - Leaving Va. (Loveless)
38. The Delusions - Keeping Up Appearances (self-released)
39. Jeff Buckley - Live at Sin-e (Columbia)
40. The Meeting Places - Find Yourself Along the Way (Words on Music)
41. Ballboy - A Guide for the Daylight Hours (Manifesto)
42. These Arms Are Snakes - This Is Meant To Hurt You (Jade Tree)
43. Low Flying Owls - Elixir Vitae (Stinky)
44. British Sea Power - The Decline of British Sea Power (Rough Trade)
45. Noonday Underground - Surface Noise (Setanta)
46. Constantines - Shine a Light (Sub Pop)
47. (Various) - Brazilian Groove (Putumayo)
48. Kraftwerk - Tour De France Soundtracks (Astralwerks)
49. Danny Barnes - Dirt on the Angel (Terminus)
50. Client - Client (Mute)
51. Michael Franti & Spearhead - Everyone Deserves Music (iMUSIC)
52. Black Box Recorder - Passionoia (One Little Indian)
53. Mando Diao - Bring Em On (Mute)
54. The Hurricane Lamps - Sing Me a Song (Sonic Boomerang)
55. Jet By Day - Cascadia (Kindercore)
56. Robert Randolph & the Family Band - Unclassified (Warner Bros/Dare)
57. Weary - In the High Country (Poor Baby)
58. The Bronx - The Bronx (White Drugs)
59. Fireside - Get Shot (V2)
60. Gus Black - Uncivilized Love (Immergent)
October
1. Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out of Season (Sanctuary)
2. Death Cab for Cutie - Transatlanticism (Barsuk)
3. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)
4. Outkast - The Love Below/Speakerboxxx (Arista)
5. The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark (Rough Trade)
6. Joss Stone - The Soul Sessions (S-Curve)
7. The Fire Theft - The Fire Theft (Rykodisc)
8. Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash (Astralwerks)
9. Stars - Heart (Arts & Crafts)
10. Lifesavas - Spirit in Stone (Quannum)
11. The Thrills - So Much for the City (Virgin)
12. Belle and Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade)
13. The Wrens - The Meadowlands (Absolutely Kosher)
14. Mates of State - Team Boo (Polyvinyl)
15. The Lights - Beautiful Bird (Bop Tart)
16. My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves (ATO/RCA)
17. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Take Them On On Your Own (Virgin)
18. Pretty Girls Make Graves - The New Romance (Matador)
19. The Raveonettes - Chain Gang of Love (Columbia)
20. Stew - Something Deeper Than These Changes (Smile)
21. Lyrics Born - Later That Day (Quannum)
22. Radio Nationals - Place You Call Home (Roam)
23. The Incredible Moses Leroy - Become the Soft.Lightes (Ultimatum)
24. Broadcast Oblivion - Transmita Olvido (Burn Burn Burn)
25. The Twilight Singers - Blackberry Belle (One Little Indian/Birdman)
26. Gerald Collier - Breakin' Down (Isota)
27. The Rosebuds - The Rosebuds Make Out (Merge)
28. Mojave 3 - Spoon and Rafter (4AD/Beggars)
29. The Fitness - Call Me for Together (The Control Group)
30. Stereolab - Instant 0 in the Universe (Elektra)
31. Grand Champeen - The One That Brought You (Glurp)
32. Popular Shapes - Bikini Style (On/On Switch)
33. (Various) - Deep Concentration 4: Wreckin' the Floor (Om)
34. Spiritualized - Amazing Grace (Spaceman/Sanctuary)
35. Laika - Wherever I Am I Am What Is Missing (Too Pure/Beggars Group)
36. The Joggers - Solid Guild (Startime)
37. South - With the Tides (Kinetic)
38. British Sea Power - The Decline of British Sea Power (Rough Trade)
39. Jet - Get Born (Elektra)
40. The Ladybug Transistor - The Ladybug Transistor (Merge)
41. Los Halos - Leaving Va. (Loveless)
42. The Decemberists - Her Majesty (Kill Rock Stars)
43. Quasi - Hot Shit! (Touch and Go)
44. Rocky Votolato - Suicide Medicine (Second Nature)
45. The Delusions - Keeping Up Appearances (self-released)
46. Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Streetcore (Hellcat)
47. The Weakerthans - Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)
48. Swell - Whenever You're Ready (Beggars Banquet)
49. Low Flying Owls - Elixir Vitae (Stinky)
50. DM & Jemini - Ghetto Pop Life (Lex)
51. The Chemical Brothers - Singles 93-03 (Astralwerks)
52. Rosie Thomas - Only With Laughter Can You Win (Sub Pop)
53. Ballboy - A Guide for the Daylight Hours (Manifesto)
54. Noonday Underground - Surface Noise (Setanta)
55. The Format - Interventions + Lullabies (Elektra)
56. Jeff Buckley - Live at Sin-e (Columbia)
57. The Meeting Places - Find Yourself Along the Way (Words on Music)
58. Joe Henry - Tiny Voices (Anti-)
59. (Various) - Brazilian Groove (Putumayo)
60. Jet By Day - Cascadia (Kindercore)
November
1. The Stills - Logic Will Break Your Heart (Vice)
2. Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man - Out of Season (Sanctuary)
3. Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway (Jetset)
4. Death Cab for Cutie - Transatlanticism (Barsuk)
5. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)
6. Elbow - Cast of Thousands (V2)
7. The Strokes - Room on Fire (RCA)
8. Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash (Astralwerks)
9. Sea Ray - Stars at Noon (The Self-Starter Foundation)
10. The Twilight Singers - Blackberry Belle (One Little Indian/Birdman)
11. Outkast - The Love Below/Speakerboxxx (Arista)
12. Radio Nationals - Place You Call Home (Roam)
13. Joss Stone - The Soul Sessions (S-Curve)
14. The Thrills - So Much for the City (Virgin)
15. Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Streetcore (Hellcat)
16. The Fiery Furnaces - Gallowsbird's Bark (Rough Trade)
17. Mates of State - Team Boo (Polyvinyl)
18. Belle and Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade)
19. The Pleased - Don't Make Things (Big Wheel Recreation)
20. Her Space Holiday - The Young Machines (Mush)
21. Soul Position - 8 Million Stories (Rhymesayers/Fat Beats)
22. The Incredible Moses Leroy - Become the Soft.Lightes (Ultimatum)
23. Johnny Cash - Unearthed sampler (American)
24. Karminsky Experience Inc. - The Power of Suggestion (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
25. Stephin Merritt - Pieces of April (Nonesuch)
26. Kinky - Atlas (Nettwerk)
27. The Dirtbombs - Dangerous Magical Noise (In The Red)
28. Jem - It All Starts Here (ATO)
29. Franz Ferdinand - Darts of Pleasure (Domino)
30. (Various) - Wellspring: A Benefit for Bread for the City (Sonic Boomerang)
31. The More - The More (self-released)
32. (Various) - Wig in a Box (Off)
33. Bottle Rockets - Blue Sky (Sanctuary)
34. Subset - Dueling Devotions (Tight Spot)
35. Myracle Brah - Treblemaker (Rainbow Quartz)
36. Lyrics Born - Later That Day (Quannum)
37. Heather Duby - Come Across the City (Sonic Boom)
38. The Flaming Lips - Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Warner Bros)
39. (Various) - Bay Area Funk (Luv N' Haight)
40. Stew - Something Deeper Than These Changes (Smile)
41. Gerald Collier - Breakin' Down (Isota)
42. (Various) - Deep Concentration 4: Wreckin' the Floor (Om)
43. Paul Westerberg - Come Feel Me Tremble (Vagrant)
44. Broadcast Oblivion - Transmita Olvido (Burn Burn Burn)
45. The Holy Ghost - Well Get Your Funeral Shoes (Clearly)
46. Popular Shapes - Bikini Style (On/On Switch)
47. Laika - Wherever I Am I Am What Is Missing (Too Pure/Beggars Group)
48. The Rosebuds - The Rosebuds Make Out (Merge)
49. Stereolab - Instant 0 in the Universe (Elektra)
50. The Ladybug Transistor - The Ladybug Transistor (Merge)
51. Jet - Get Born (Elektra)
52. Ryan Adams - Rock N Roll (Lost Highway)
53. The Fitness - Call Me for Together (The Control Group)
54. The Chemical Brothers - Singles 93-03 (Astralwerks)
55. The Format - Interventions + Lullabies (Elektra)

December
1. Elbow - Cast of Thousands (V2)
2. Sun Kil Moon - Ghosts of the Great Highway (Jetset)
3. Mo' Horizons - and the new bohemian freedom (Stereo Deluxe)
4. The Strokes - Room on Fire (RCA)
5. Her Space Holiday - The Young Machines (Mush)
6. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow (Sub Pop)
7. Sea Ray - Stars at Noon (The Self-Starter Foundation)
8. Basement Jaxx - Kish Kash (Astralwerks)
9. The Stills - Logic Will Break Your Heart (Vice)
10. Joss Stone - The Soul Sessions (S-Curve)
11. The Twilight Singers - Blackberry Belle (One Little Indian/Birdman)
12. Radio Nationals - Place You Call Home (Roam)
13. Death Cab for Cutie - Transatlanticism (Barsuk)
14. The Thrills - So Much for the City (Virgin)
15. Outkast - The Love Below/Speakerboxxx (Arista)
16. Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros - Streetcore (Hellcat)
17. 22-20s - 05/03 (Astralwerks)
18. Kinky - Atlas (Nettwerk)
19. The Damnwells - Bastards of the Beat (Sixthman)
20. Karminsky Experience Inc. - The Power of Suggestion (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
21. The More - The More (self-released)
22. Soul Position - 8 Million Stories (Rhymesayers/Fat Beats)
23. The Incredible Moses Leroy - Become the Soft.Lightes (Ultimatum)
24. Jem - It All Starts Here (ATO)
25. The Dirtbombs - Dangerous Magical Noise (In The Red)
26. Johnny Cash - Unearthed sampler (American)
27. Franz Ferdinand - Darts of Pleasure (Domino)
28. The Pleased - Don't Make Things (Big Wheel Recreation)
29. Stephin Merritt - Pieces of April (Nonesuch)
30. The Holmes Brothers - Simple Truths (Alligator)
31. Coco B's and Eskimohunter - The Fast-Trak Holy Nova Symphony (Grand Theft Autumn)
32. The Flaming Lips - Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Warner Bros)
33. (Various) - Wig in a Box (Off)
34. Subset - Dueling Devotions (Tight Spot)
35. Well - The New Standard Biscuit (Lunch)
36. Girlsareshort - Earlynorthamerican (Upper Class)
37. Myracle Brah - Treblemaker (Rainbow Quartz)
38. Bottle Rockets - Blue Sky (Sanctuary)
39. (Various) - Bay Area Funk (Luv N' Haight)
40. Gerald Collier - Breakin' Down (Isota)
41. (Various) - Wellspring: A Benefit for Bread for the City (Sonic Boomerang)
42. Heather Duby - Come Across the City (Sonic Boom)
43. Paul Westerberg - Come Feel Me Tremble (Vagrant)
44. Boozoo Bajou - Remixes (Stereo Deluxe)
45. The Fitness - Call Me for Together (The Control Group)
46. Broadcast Oblivion - Transmita Olvido (Burn Burn Burn)
47. Popular Shapes - Bikini Style (On/On Switch)
48. The Holy Ghost - Well Get Your Funeral Shoes (Clearly)
49. Ryan Adams - Rock N Roll (Lost Highway)
50. (Various) - Deep Concentration 4: Wreckin' the Floor (Om)


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