2004 Top 10 ListNick Berry (Nortonantivirus/Dots Will Echo)
Brother JT - "Brother Brother" - best song, amazing
The Skygreen Leopards - One Thousand Bird Ceremony - best disc - a child's drawing for your ears
Panda Bear - Young Prayer - amazing
Animal Collective - Sung Tongs
Steve Earl - The Revolution Starts Now - Goddamn!
Devendra Banhart - Nino Rojo & Rejoicing...
Bloodthirsty Lovers - s/t
Nathan Michel - Dear Bicycle
Kiyo - Chaotech Oddecho
Six Parts Seven - Things Shaped.. & Slow Note...
East River Pipe - Garbageheads...
Pan Sonic - Kesto
Bell - Seven Types Of Six
Franciscan Hobbies - Masks & Meanings
David Last - The Push Pull (OK, it's not out yet..but it's good)
"You've got to say, 'I'm a HUMAN BEING, Goddamnit! My life has VALUE!' " - Howard Beale, Mad Prophet of the Airwaves
Please, my friends, get involved! Believe me, the people in power want you to not care. But it is the people who bring about justice, not the government.
And, hooray for Barbara Boxer.
One word to describe 2004: discouraging
A prediction for next year: I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore.