Wednesday, December 28, 2005

My list 2005



Best LPs:

  • Smog - A River Ain’t Too Much to Love
  • Tarantula A.D. - Book of Sand
  • American Analog Set - Set Free
  • Castanets - First Light’s Freeze
  • Cocorosie - Noah’s Ark
  • Mountain Goats - Sunset Tree

Best live:
  • Akron/Family - Angels of Light show (May 2005)
  • Coachwhips - “I Made a Bomb” (live)
  • Ben Chasny/Gary Higgins on WFMU (July 2005)

Best songs:
  • Dungen - “Panda” ("She was mine / but I guess you don’t give a shit")
  • Skeletons and Girl-faced Boys - “Git”
  • Times New Viking - “Not High”

Best hoax: tie between Jada Pinkett Smith as nu-metal rocker and “J. T. Leroy,” Truck-stop ‘ho, scamming the NYT Book Review

Best band name - Gay for Johnny Depp (and yes, I am)

Reissues/Collections:
Dylan/Scorcese thing
Yo La Tengo 3 CD set
Songs for Nao (Japanese compilatoin)

Vinyl only stuff:
Devendra Banhart/Jana Hunter split 12"
Oneida/Plastic Crimewave
The Decemberist's Picaresque Double LP

Record label:
JagJaguwar

Online Music Store:
Forced Exposure

2 Comments:

At 3:24 PM, Anonymous amy said...

you might be interested in this new akron/family interview at www.miporadio.com

cheers~

 
At 11:39 AM, Blogger Jim H said...

More best ofs:

Reissues/Collections:
Dylan/Scorcese thing
Yo La Tengo 3 CD set
Songs for Nao (Japanese compilatoin)

Vinyl only stuff:
Devendra Banhart/Jana Hunter split 12"
Oneida/Plastic Crimewave
The Decemberist's Picaresque Double LP
Record label:
JagJaguwar

Online Music Store:
Forced Exposure

 

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