2004 Top 10 ListDavid Grubbs (Blue Chopsticks)
- Animal Collective - "Sung Tongs"
- Bonnie - "Greatest Palace Music"
- Baby Dodds - "Talking and Drum Solos"
- Jean-Luc Gionnet - "Tirets"
- The Magnetic Fields - "i"
- A.C. Newman - "The Slow Wonder"
- Arthur Russell - "The World of Arthur Russell"
- The Soft Pink Truth - "Do You Want New Wave Or Do You Want the Soft Pink Truth?"
- Brian Wilson - "Smile"
- Workshop - "Yog Sothoth"
Excepter, Ka (Fusetron)
Morton Feldman, Patterns in a Chromatic Field (Tzadik)
High on Fire, Surrounded by Thieves (Relapse) (from 2002, but I first heard it this year)
Charles Ives, Concord Sonata – Songs (Warner Classics)
Christina Kubisch, Twelve Signals (Semishigure)
PG Six, The Well of Memory (Amish)
Radian, Juxtaposition (Thrill Jockey)
Arthur Russell, Calling Out of Context (Audika)
V.A., Bats’I Son: Music of the Highlands of Chiapas (Latitude)
Nikos Veliotis, Radial (Confront)