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December 21, 2005

Freelance party wagon.

My favorite box set of 2005:

[One Kiss Can Lead to Another]'s titular [romantic] sentiment has a flipside, and it's a nightmare of heartbreak, revenge, and Studebakers skidding off hairpin turns." Merry Christmas!

Best-of lists for various places; I love those cupcakes like McAdams loves Gosling.

Glorious Noise

1. Drones: Wait Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float by (ATP)
2. Jim White/Various Artists: Music From Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (Ryko)
3. Boris: Akuma No Uta (Southern Lord)
4. MIA: Arular (XL)
5. Evens: Evens (Dischord)
6. My Morning Jacket: Z (RCA)
7. Sights: Sights (New Line)
8. Sunn 0))): Black One (Southern Lord)
9. Richard Hawley: Cole's Corner (Mute US)
10. Ellen Allien: Thrills (Bpitch Control)
11. Boards of Canada: Campfire Headphase (Warp)
12. Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Matt Sweeney: Superwolf (Drag City)
13. Jesu: Jesu (Hydra Head)
14. Shakira: Fijación Oral, Vol. 1* (Epic)
15. Hold Steady: Separation Sunday (French Kiss)

Singles

1. Mariah Carey, "We Belong Together"
2. Kelly Clarkson, "Since U Been Gone"
3. Transplants, "Gangsters and Thugs"
4. Ladytron, "Destroy Everything You Touch"

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Pitchfork:

1. Drones: Wait Long by the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float by
2. Jim White/Various Artists: Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus
3. Boris: Akuma No Uta
4. MIA: Arular
5. Evens: Evens
6. My Morning Jacket: Z
7. Sights: Sights
8. Sunn 0))): Black One
9. Richard Hawley: Cole's Corner
10. Ellen Allien: Thrills
11. Boards of Canada: Campfire Headphase
12. Bonnie Prince Billy & Matt Sweeney: Superwolf
13. Jesu: Jesu
14. Shakira: Fijación Oral: Vol. 1
15. Richie Hawtin: DE9: Transitions
16. Antony and the Johnsons: I Am a Bird Now
17. Hold Steady: Separation Sunday
18. Jaga Jazzist: What We Must
19. Six Organs of Admittance: School of the Flower
20. Sigur Ros: Takk
21. Vashti Bunyan: Lookaftering
22. Slipknot: 9.0 Live
23. Out Hud: Let Us Never Speak of it Again
24. Parker & Lily: Low Lows
25. National: Alligator
26. Earth: Hex: Or Printing in the Infernal Method
27. Ringworm: Justice Replaced by Revenge
28. Mommy and Daddy: Duel at Dawn
29. Frames: Burn the Maps
30. Vitalic: OK Cowboy
31. Kinski: Alpine Static
32. Emiliana Torrini: Fisherman's Woman
33. Bear vs Shark: Terrorhawk
34. Amy Ray: Prom
35. Pelican: The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw

A few more notable albums:

M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us

Human Eye - Human Eye

Isis - Oceanic: Remixes/Reinterpretations

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I put my Nike on the bet so it won't slide.

JTL

Posted by Johnny Loftus at December 21, 2005 10:28 AM