2004 Top 10 List

Evan "Funk" Davies (WNYU/NAS DJ, 1980-82; WFMU)
  1. Rocket Freudental - "Die Weisheit Wachst Auf Baumen" (Lautsprecher / Pavlek)
  2. The Insomniacs - "Switched On" (Estrus)
  3. Eagles Of Death Metal - "Peace Love Death Metal" (Ant Acid Audio)
  4. Cobra Killer - "76 / 77" (Monika)
  5. Fu Manchu - "Start The Machine" (DRT)
  6. Dollhouse - "Rock + Soul Circus" (Dim Mak)
  7. Nagg - "Nagg" (Dollar Record Records)
  8. The Faint - "Wet From Birth" (Saddle Creek)
  9. The Reigning Sound - "Too Much Guitar" (In The Red)
  10. The Briefs - "Sex Objects" (BYO Records)
Five more Top Tens:
Lansing-Dreiden - Incomplete Triangle (Kemado)
Mr Airplane Man - C'mon DJ (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
Paybacks - Harder and Harder (Get Hip)
The Prototypes - Tout Le Monde Cherche Quelque Chose A Faire (Boxson)
Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt (Subliminal Sounds)

Top Three Singles/12"s:
Bad Cassettes - No One To Have Sex With (Below)
Circle - Circle (Fonal)
Beyonder - Revolutionary Leaders (Brick)

Top Three Comps:
1. DFA Compilation #2 (DFA)
2. Three-way glam comp tie: Satin Dustbin (Ursula 1000) / Glitterbest (RPM) / Glittering (Ursula 1000)
3. Tremors vol. 1: British Hard Rock Nuggets, Obscurities, & Rare Cult Classics 1969-1974 (Castle)

Top Three Reissues:
1. Candi Staton - Candi Staton (the Fame years) (Honest Jon's)
2. Mirrors - Another Nail in the Remodeled Coffin (ROIR)
3. The Mice - For Almost Ever Scooter (Scat)

One word to describe 2004: over

A prediction for next year: The Yankees will crash and burn yet again.

 
 
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