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Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 10:40 am
best of the y2k2 according to madflowr leigh

top 2021 albums

maserati - the language of cities (kindercore)
masters of the hemisphere - protest a dark anniversary (kindercore)
seldom - romance (casa)
damien jurado and gathered in song - i break chairs [how the fuck did i leave this off?]
the prom - under the same stars (barsuk)
mirah - advisory committee (k)
darren hanlon - hello stranger (candle)
the reindeer section - son of evil reindeer (pias)
matt pond PA - the nature of maps (polyvinyl)
dressy bessy - sound go round (kindercore)
track star - lion destroyed the whole world (better looking)
aerospace - the bright idea called soul (summersound)
the notwist - neon golden (Virgin)
the guild league - private transport (candle)
club 8 - spring came, rain fell (Hidden Agenda)
764-HERO - nobody knows this is everywhere (tiger style)
the long winters - the worst you can do is harm (barsuk)
deathray davies - the day of the ray (idol)
bright eyes - lifted or the story is in the soil, keep your ear to the ground (saddle creek)
ladytron - light & magic (emperor norton)
superheroes - s/t (crunchy frog)

if i'd listened to them more, they'd probably have been up there

dianogah - millions of brazilians (southern)
godspeed! you black emperor - Yanqui U.X.O. (constellation)
múm - finally we are no one (fat cat)
sondre lerche - faces down (astralwerks)
salteens - let go of your bad days (lost and lonesome)
sigur ros - ( ) (mca)
yume bitsu - the Golden Vessyl of Sound (k)

best albums by dc's darlings

army of me - s/t (garden of sweden)
the cassettes - s/t (lovitt)
metropolitan - down for you is up (crank automotive)
the pocket rockets - love or perish (teenbeat)

best score for a motion picture

belle and sebastian - storytelling (matador)

best singles/eps

rainer maria - ears ring (polyvinyl)
dntel - (this is) the dream of evan and chan (EFA/Caroline)
röyksopp - remind me/so easy cd1+cd2 (wall of sound)
the lucksmiths - midweek midmorning (candle)
darren hanlon - hiccups (candle)
arcuragi, adam/audible - opening acts and great surprises (father)
dashboard confessional - summers kiss (eulogy)
the guild league - jet-set...go! (matinee)
the (sounds of) kaleidoscope - these are (foxyboy)
trembling blue stars - slow soft sighs (shinkansen)

best singles compilation

the lucksmiths - where were we? (candle)

best covers album

ivy - guestroom (minty fresh)

best re-issues

All-Time ¡Quarterback! - s/t (barsuk)
death cab for cutie - you can play these songs with chords (barsuk)
should - a folding sieve (words on music)

biggest letdown

tristeza - mixed signals (tiger style)

20 best live shows i saw in y2k2

julie doiron/rosie thomas (14 mar) @ Metro Cafe
dressy bessy/the deathray davies (25 march) @ Metro Cafe
dressy bessy/the deathray davies (26 march) @ the Khyber Pass (Philly)
hayden (06 apr) @ Fire Bar & Grille (Philly)
super furry animals/cex (26 apr) @ Otto Bar
belle and sebastian/the aislers set (03 may) @ Tower Theatre (Upper Darby, PA)
american analog set (27 may) @ Mission Space
dismemberment plan/cex & grand buffet/the out_circuit (31 may) @ Otto Bar
dressy bessy/the orange peels (20 jun) @ Khyber (Philly)
the prom/laguardia (23 jul) @ Black Cat (backstage)
the prom (25 jul) @ the Fire Bar & Grille (Philly)
darren hanlon (08 sep) @ Galaxy Hut
fly pan am/do make say think/la radio ment (06 oct) @ Otto Bar
rainer maria/matt pond pa/aloha (18 oct) @ Trocadero (Philly)
kindercore records showcase: i am the world trade center/the agenda/maserati/paper lions (27 oct) @ Talking Head
kindercore records showcase: i am the world trade center/maserati/the agenda/paper lions (30 oct) @ CBGB's (CMJ Kindercore Showcase)
superheroes (01 nov) @ the cutting room (nyc)
pedro the lion/seldom/scientific (04 nov) @ Black Cat
mahogany (08 nov) @ WMUC Third Rail Radio
mr. scruff (24 nov) @ Sonar (Baltimore)

[if you think the above is TOO MANY favourites, then you obviously have no idea how many shows i attended this year]

albums released in 2002 that i STILL have not purchased, but need to do so

casiotone for the painfully alone - answering machine music (tomlab)
hayden - live at convocation hall (badman)
tahiti 80 - wallpaper for the soul (minty fresh)

my definitive wantlist

Current Mood: hopeful
Current Music: there's simply too much to choose from

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djswifty
djswifty
Very Rare Bear
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 08:27 am (UTC)

Leighdear! Tell me you just sort of forgot "Skyscraper National Park" by accident? It's not anywhere on there!


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madflowr
madflowr
she speaks in song lyrics
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 09:31 am (UTC)
Clark

do yr research, sucker: last year's best of 2001 list

mwah, i love you anyhow.


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djswifty
djswifty
Very Rare Bear
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 01:52 pm (UTC)

My copy says (c) 2002 all over it, and I don't recall it being released until that February, which is why I discounted it from my 2001 voting. You didn't count the CANADIAN release date, did you? Because that's cheating. I think.

Anyway. I'm gonna list my own list all over your list's hair. INDIE ROCK RELEASE DATE FIGHTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!


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madflowr
madflowr
she speaks in song lyrics
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 02:43 pm (UTC)

in the states it wasn't released until 2002, but i am hardcore in love with mr. desser so i got it from maple music when it ACTUALLY came out - december 2001! mwah! ;) the way i see it, if it's released by a country in your continent, then you should consider it being released the year it was originally released, i suppose.


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nerdling
nerdling
[où et quand?]
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 02:57 pm (UTC)

one should never argue with ms. leigh over music, especially over hayden. durr.

and! i am amazed at how much i agree with you [tho you know the prom would be higher on my list because of my being retarded in love with james] and also doubleplus pleased that i was at a ridiculous amount of the shows on your favorites list.

yay 4132!


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lalalaini
lalalaini
lalalaini
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 11:01 am (UTC)

this is brilliant, your thoroughness rocks me, it makes me think we should get dressed up and hand out little award statuettes made out of cadburry cream eggs and vanilla coke bottle tops.


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burningblack
burningblack
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 11:09 am (UTC)

i don't think i'm gay enough, because i don't know who a lot of those bands are.

and, i have eight cds on your 'definitive wantlist'.


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popscene
popscene
Kevin Crumbs
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 11:39 am (UTC)

Like you, I kept working on my list in midst of homework yesterday. The album list is easy, but I am having a lot of trouble with my songs of the year.


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lilotchka
L-murder
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 02:19 pm (UTC)

who are "the" pocket rockets?


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madflowr
madflowr
she speaks in song lyrics
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 02:45 pm (UTC)

problem solved! sorry darling!


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lilotchka
L-murder
Mon, Dec. 9th, 2002 02:46 pm (UTC)
Re:

:D


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