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KEXP Variety music charts for 2005
January
1. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (DFA/EMI)
2. Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak (RCA)
3. Kasabian - Kasabian (RCA)
4. The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button (Astralwerks)
5. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
6. Lou Barlow - Emoh (Merge)
7. Ed Harcourt - Strangers (Astralwerks)
8. Low - The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
9. Ted Leo + the Pharmacists - Shake the Sheets (Lookout)
10. Bright Eyes - Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (Saddle Creek)
11. Robbers on High Street - Tree City (New Line)
12. (Various) - Sweetheart 2005 (Hear Music)
13. (Various) - Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum)
14. Tea for Julie - Division (self-released)
15. Clem Snide - End of Love (spinART)
16. Western States - Trouble in the Union (self-released)
17. The Ruby Doe - Always with Wings (Loveless)
18. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls (Verve Forecast)
19. Archer Prewitt - Wilderness (Thrill Jockey)
20. The Cribs - The Cribs (Wichita)
21. Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust (Epitaph)
22. M. Ward - Transistor Radio (Merge)
23. And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Worlds Apart (Interscope)
24. Josh Rouse - Nashville (Rykodisc)
25. The Valley - The Valley (Swingline)
26. The Futureheads - The Futureheads (679)
27. The Postal Service - We Will Become Silhouettes (Sub Pop)
28. I Am Kloot - I Am Kloot (Echo/World's Fair)
29. Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines (Astralwerks)
30. The Go! Team - The Go! Team (Memphis Industries)
31. The Frames - Burn the Maps (Anti-)
32. The Arcade Fire - Funeral (Merge)
33. The Transmissionary Six - Get Down (Film Guerrero)
34. Death Cab for Cutie - Title and Registration (Barsuk)
35. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (Saddle Creek)
36. Bettie Serveert - Attagirl (Minty Fresh)
37. August Anchor - August Anchor (self-released)
38. Tim Booth - Bone (Koch)
39. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
40. Two Cow Garage - The Wall Against Our Back (Shelterhouse)
41. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
42. Trembling Blue Stars - The Seven Autumn Flowers (Bar/None)
43. The Stands - All Years Leaving (Echo/World's Fair)
44. Luna - Rendezvous (Jetset)
45. Shivaree - Who's Got Trouble? (Zoe)
46. The Republic - So They Ran (self-released)
47. Petra Haden & Bill Frisell - Petra Haden & Bill Frisell (Sovereign Artists)
48. Army Navy - Army Navy (self-released)
49. Stereo Total - Do the Bambi (Kill Rock Stars)
50. Bloc Party - Tulips (Dim Mak)
51. The Fiery Furnaces - EP (Rough Trade)
52. Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti-)
53. Blanket Music - Cultural Norms (Hush)
54. Pitty Sing - Pitty Sing (Or)
55. Styrofoam - Nothing's Lost (Morr)
56. Grayskul - Deadlivers (Rhymesayers)
57. Kiss N Ride - Someone Killed My Generation (Pop Goes the Vinyl)
58. The Cops - Why Kids Go Wrong (Mt Fuji)
59. Rogue Wave - The Itunes EP (Sub Pop)
60. Amos Lee - Amos Lee (Blue Note)
61. The Tuesday Suits - Your Silver Lining (self-released)
62. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (Anti-)

February
1. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire (Arts & Crafts)
2. The Wedding Present - Take Fountain (Manifesto)
3. Doves - Some Cities (Capitol)
4. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (DFA/EMI)
5. Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak (RCA)
6. The Chemical Brothers - Push the Button (Astralwerks)
7. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
8. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (Saddle Creek)
9. Kasabian - Kasabian (RCA)
10. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls (Verve Forecast)
11. Lou Barlow - Emoh (Merge)
12. Crooked Fingers - Dignity and Shame (Merge)
13. The Kills - No Wow (Rough Trade/RCA)
14. Robbers on High Street - Tree City (New Line)
15. Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
16. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
17. Clem Snide - End of Love (spinART)
18. Tea for Julie - Division (self-released)
19. (Various) - Sunday Nights: The Songs of Junior Kimbrough (Fat Possum)
20. Low - The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
21. Ed Harcourt - Strangers (Astralwerks)
22. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
23. Bettie Serveert - Attagirl (Minty Fresh)
24. M.I.A. - Arular (XL)
25. Archer Prewitt - Wilderness (Thrill Jockey)
26. Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust (Epitaph)
27. Bright Eyes - Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (Saddle Creek)
28. And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Worlds Apart (Interscope)
29. Western States - Trouble in the Union (self-released)
30. (Various) - Sweetheart 2005 (Hear Music)
31. The Frames - Burn the Maps (Anti-)
32. Ivy - In the Clear (Nettwerk)
33. The Sights - The Sights (New Line)
34. M. Ward - Transistor Radio (Merge)
35. Damon & Naomi - The Earth is Blue (20/20/20)
36. Mando Diao - Hurricane Bar (Mute)
37. Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines (Astralwerks)
38. The Stands - All Years Leaving (Echo/World's Fair)
39. Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure (Warp)
40. The Ruby Doe - Always with Wings (Loveless)
41. Tim Booth - Bone (Koch) - "Down to the Sea"
42. The Information - Mistakes We Knew We Were Making (Primary Voltage)
43. I Am Kloot - I Am Kloot (Echo/World's Fair)
44. Ben Lee - Awake is the New Sleep (New West)
45. Dub Syndicate - Pure Thrillseekers (Shanachie)
46. Beck - E-Pro (Interscope)
47. Josh Rouse - Nashville (Rykodisc)
48. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
49. Trembling Blue Stars - The Seven Autumn Flowers (Bar/None)
50. The Bravery - College Sampler (Island)
51. Iron & Wine - Woman King (Sub Pop)
52. Mogwai - Government Commissions BBC Sessions
53. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
54. The Postal Service - We Will Become Silhouettes (Sub Pop)
55. August Anchor - August Anchor (self-released)
56. The Raveonettes - A Touch of Black (Columbia)
57. The Go! Team - The Go! Team (Memphis Industries)
58. The Arcade Fire - Funeral (Merge)
59. The Futureheads - The Futureheads (679)
60. The Valley - The Valley (Swingline)
61. Amos Lee - Amos Lee (Blue Note)
62. Anna Coogan & North 19 - Glory (self-released)
63. Kiss N Ride - Someone Killed My Generation (Pop Goes the Vinyl)
64. The Cops - Why Kids Go Wrong (Mt Fuji)
65. Interpol - Antics (Matador)
66. Neko Case - The Tigers Have Spoken (Anti-)
67. Stereo Total - Do the Bambi (Kill Rock Stars)
68. Justin Rutledge and the Junction Forty - No Never Alone (Six Shooter)
69. Ani DiFranco - Knuckle Down (Righteous Babe)
70. The Fiery Furnaces - EP (Rough Trade)
71. Mary Gauthier - Mercy Now (Lost Highway)
72. Bloc Party - Tulips (Dim Mak)
73. J.D. Hobson - Desert Road (self-released)
74. Grayskul - Deadlivers (Rhymesayers)
75. The Cribs - The Cribs (Wichita)
76. The Transmissionary Six - Get Down (Film Guerrero)
77. Death Cab for Cutie - Title and Registration (Barsuk)
78. Key Note Speaker - Fiction (self-released)
79. Hood - Outside Closer (Domino)
80. Army Navy - Army Navy (self-released)
81. Petra Haden & Bill Frisell - Petra Haden & Bill Frisell (Sovereign Artists)

March
1. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
2. The Decemberists - Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
3. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Memphis Industries)
4. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls (Verve Forecast)
5. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (DFA/EMI)
6. The Wedding Present - Take Fountain (Manifesto)
7. The Kills - No Wow (Rough Trade/RCA)
8. Moby - Hotel (V2)
9. Doves - Some Cities (Capitol)
10. (Various) - Verve//Remixed 3 (Verve)
11. Kaiser Chiefs - Employment (Universal)
12. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire (Arts & Crafts)
13. Ed Harcourt - Strangers (Astralwerks)
14. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
15. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
16. The Bravery - The Bravery (Island)
17. Clem Snide - End of Love (spinART)
18. Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
19. M.I.A. - Arular (XL)
20. Ben Lee - Awake is the New Sleep (New West)
21. Low - The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
22. Crooked Fingers - Dignity and Shame (Merge)
23. Rockethouse - Weapons of Mass Distortion (Kanine)
24. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
25. 22-20s - 22-20s (Astralwerks)
26. Archer Prewitt - Wilderness (Thrill Jockey)
27. Sage Francis - A Healthy Distrust (Epitaph)
28. Ivy - In the Clear (Nettwerk)
29. British Sea Power - Open Season (Rough Trade)
30. The National - Alligator (Beggars Banquet)
31. And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Worlds Apart (Interscope)
32. Damon & Naomi - The Earth is Blue (20/20/20)
33. The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Origin Vol. 1 (Republic)
34. Out Hud - Let Us Never Speak Of It Again (Kranky)
35. M. Ward - Transistor Radio (Merge)
36. Kings of Leon - Aha Shake Heartbreak (RCA)
37. Josh Rouse - Nashville (Rykodisc)
38. Graham Coxon - Happiness in Magazines (Astralwerks)
39. The Information - Mistakes We Knew We Were Making (Primary Voltage)
40. Fischerspooner - Odyssey (Capitol)
41. Dub Syndicate - Pure Thrillseekers (Shanachie)
42. Aqualung - Strange and Beautiful (Red Ink/Columbia)
43. Iron & Wine - Woman King (Sub Pop)
44. The Surfcoasters - Samurai Struck (Five Nine Factory)
45. Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins (Polyvinyl)
46. The Frames - Burn the Maps (Anti-)
47. Mogwai - Government Commissions BBC Sessions 1996-2003 (Matador)
48. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (Saddle Creek)
49. 50 Foot Wave - Golden Ocean (Throwing Music)
50. I Am Kloot - I Am Kloot (Echo/World's Fair)
51. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
52. Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure (Warp)
53. Bettie Serveert - Attagirl (Minty Fresh)
54. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
55. Vic Chesnutt - Ghetto Bells (New West)
56. Spanish for 100 - Metric (self-released)
57. Buck 65 - This Right Here is Buck 65 (V2)
58. Supersuckers - Devil's Food (Mid-Fi)
59. Lou Barlow - Emoh (Merge)
60. Sam Prekop - Who's Your New Professor (Thrill Jockey)
61. Kasabian - Kasabian (RCA)
62. The Arcade Fire - Funeral (Merge)
63. Mando Diao - Hurricane Bar (Mute)
64. The Valley - The Valley (Swingline)
65. Math and Physics Club - Weekends Away ep (Matinee)
66. The Sights - The Sights (New Line)
67. Death Cab for Cutie - Title and Registration (Barsuk)
68. Bright Eyes - Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (Saddle Creek)
69. Stereo Total - Do the Bambi (Kill Rock Stars)
70. Key Note Speaker - Fiction (self-released)
71. Queens of the Stone Age - Lullabies to Paralyze (Interscope)
72. Los Super Seven - Heard it on the X (Telarc)
73. Al Green - Everything's OK (Blue Note)
74. The Raveonettes - A Touch of Black (Columbia)
75. Willie Hightower - Willie Hightower (Honest Jons/Astralwerks)
76. Ash - Meltdown (Record Collection)
77. At the Spine - First Day of Spring (Global Seepej)
78. Anna Coogan & North 19 - Glory (self-released)
79. Justin Rutledge and the Junction Forty - No Never Alone (Six Shooter)
80. J.D. Hobson - Desert Road - (self-released)

April
1. Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration (V2)
2. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
3. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
4. The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (4AD)
5. Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Merge)
6. The Raveonettes - Pretty in Black (Columbia)
7. Eels - Blinking Lights and Other Revelations (Vagrant)
8. The Decemberists - Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
9. Hot Hot Heat - Elevator (Sire)
10. Damien Jurado - On My Way to Absence (Secretly Canadian)
11. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
12. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Memphis Industries)
13. Lyrics Born - Same !@#$ Different Day (Quannum)
14. The Ponys - Celebration Castle (In the Red)
15. Husky Rescue - Country Falls (Minty Fresh)
16. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls (Verve Forecast)
17. (Various) - Verve//Remixed 3 (Verve)
18. Mike Doughty - Haughty Melodic (ATO)
19. Moby - Hotel (V2)
20. Kaiser Chiefs - Employment (Universal)
21. The Bravery - The Bravery (Island)
22. M.I.A. - Arular (XL)
23. Mando Diao - Hurricane Bar (Mute)
24. The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart (Yep Roc)
25. Z-Trip - Shifting Gears (Hollywood)
26. The Wedding Present - Take Fountain (Manifesto)
27. The National - Alligator (Beggars Banquet)
28. The Cloud Room - The Cloud Room (Gigantic)
29. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
30. The Perceptionists - Black Dialogue (Definitive Jux)
31. Nouvelle Vague - Nouvelle Vague (Luaka Bop)
32. Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins (Polyvinyl)
33. New Order - Waiting for the Sirens' Call (Warner Bros)
34. Fischerspooner - Odyssey (Capitol)
35. Devin Davis - Lonely People of the World, Unite! (Mousse)
36. British Sea Power - Open Season (Rough Trade)
37. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
38. Heavy Trash - Heavy Trash (Yep Roc)
39. The Kills - No Wow (Rough Trade/RCA)
40. 22-20s - 22-20s (Astralwerks)
41. The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Origin Vol. 1 (Republic)
42. Doves - Some Cities (Capitol)
43. Amusement Parks on Fire - Amusement Parks on Fire (Filter US)
44. Stars - Set Yourself on Fire (Arts & Crafts)
45. Aimee Mann - The Forgotten Arm (SuperEgo)
46. Crystal Skulls - Blocked Numbers (Suicide Squeeze)
47. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)
48. Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
49. (Various) - World Psychedelic Classics 3: Love's a Real Thing (Luaka Bop)
50. Math and Physics Club - Weekends Away ep (Matinee)
51. Rockethouse - Weapons of Mass Distortion (Kanine)
52. Aqualung - Strange and Beautiful (Red Ink/Columbia)
53. Tullycraft - Disenchanted Hearts Unite (Magic Marker)
54. Los Super Seven - Heard it on the X (Telarc)
55. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (V2)
56. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (DFA/EMI)
57. Ivy - In the Clear (Nettwerk)
58. Queens of the Stone Age - Lullabies to Paralyze (Interscope)
59. The Sights - The Sights (New Line)
60. Solomon Burke - Make Do With What You Got (Shout! Factory)
61. Luke Temple - Hold A Match For A Gasoline World (Mill Pond)
62. Maktub - Say What You Mean (Velour)
63. The Charming Snakes - Ammunition (Dirtnap)
64. Love as Laughter - Laughter's Fifth (Sub Pop)
65. At the Spine - First Day of Spring (Global Seepej)
66. Out Hud - Let Us Never Speak Of It Again (Kranky)
67. Annie - Anniemal (Big Beat)
68. Sam Prekop - Who's Your New Professor (Thrill Jockey)
69. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Cold Roses (Lost Highway)
70. Iron & Wine - Woman King (Sub Pop)
71. Architecture in Helsinki - In Case We Die (Bar/None)
72. Coldplay - X&Y (Capitol)
73. 50 Foot Wave - Golden Ocean (Throwing Music)
74. Crooked Fingers - Dignity and Shame (Merge)
75. Dub Syndicate - Pure Thrillseekers (Shanachie)
76. Ben Lee - Awake is the New Sleep (New West)
77. Spanish for 100 - Metric (self-released)
78. Gillian Welch - Black Star (Acony)
79. Supersuckers - Devil's Food (Mid-Fi)
80. Vic Chesnutt - Ghetto Bells (New West)

May
1. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
2. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
3. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (Sub Pop)
4. Common - Be (Good/Geffen)
5. Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Merge)
6. Aqualung - Strange and Beautiful (Red Ink/Columbia)
7. Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration (V2)
8. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
9. Eels - Blinking Lights and Other Revelations (Vagrant)
10. Gorillaz - Demon Days (Virgin)
11. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
12. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Memphis Industries)
13. The Ponys - Celebration Castle (In the Red)
14. The Hold Steady - Separation Sunday (Frenchkiss)
15. The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (4AD)
16. The Raveonettes - Pretty in Black (Columbia)
17. Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger (Warp)
18. Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth (Matador)
19. Of Montreal - The Sunlandic Twins (Polyvinyl)
20. Christy McWilson - Think for Yourself (self-released)
21. Blue Scholars - Blue Scholars (self-released)
22. The Lucksmiths - Warmer Corners (Matinee)
23. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Cold Roses (Lost Highway)
24. The Dead 60s - The Dead 60s (Epic)
25. Amusement Parks on Fire - Amusement Parks on Fire (Filter US)
26. The Perceptionists - Black Dialogue (Definitive Jux)
27. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
28. The Decemberists - Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
29. Husky Rescue - Country Falls (Minty Fresh)
30. British Sea Power - Open Season (Rough Trade)
31. Lyrics Born - Same !@#$ Different Day (Quannum)
32. Youth Group - Skeleton Jar (Epitaph)
33. Langhorne Slim - When the Sun's Gone Down (Narnack)
34. Hot Hot Heat - Elevator (Sire)
35. Tom Brosseau - What I Mean to Say is Goodbye (Loveless)
36. The Knitters - The Modern Sounds of the Knitters (Zoe)
37. Z-Trip - Shifting Gears (Hollywood)
38. (Various) - Verve//Remixed 3 (Verve)
39. Longwave - There's a Fire (RCA)
40. Heavy Trash - Heavy Trash (Yep Roc)
41. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (V2)
42. Thievery Corporation - The Cosmic Game (Eighteenth Street Lounge)
43. Damien Jurado - On My Way to Absence (Secretly Canadian)
44. Rockethouse - Weapons of Mass Distortion (Kanine)
45. Devin Davis - Lonely People of the World, Unite! (Mousse)
46. Caribou - The Milk of Human Kindness (Domino)
47. Nouvelle Vague - Nouvelle Vague (Luaka Bop)
48. Feist - Let it Die (Cherrytree/Interscope)
49. Kaiser Chiefs - Employment (Universal)
50. Coldplay - X&Y (Capitol)
51. Love as Laughter - Laughter's Fifth (Sub Pop)
52. Four Tet - Everything Ecstatic (Domino)
53. M.I.A. - Arular (XL)
54. Henry Hanks - Henry Hanks (self-released)
55. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
56. The National - Alligator (Beggars Banquet)
57. Hal - Hal (Rough Trade)
58. The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart (Yep Roc)
59. Mike Doughty - Haughty Melodic (ATO)
60. The Bravery - The Bravery (Island)
61. The Cloud Room - The Cloud Room (Gigantic)
62. The Sames - You Are the Sames (Pox World Empire)
63. Luke Temple - Hold A Match For A Gasoline World (Mill Pond)
64. Dear Darling - Songs of Friends and Family (self-released)
65. The Prayers & Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers - The Mother of Love Emulates the Shapes of Cynthia (Bu Hanan)
66. DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid & Dave Lombardo - Drums of Death (Thirsty Ear)
67. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (Matador)
68. Headphones - Headphones (Suicide Squeeze)
69. Tullycraft - Disenchanted Hearts Unite (Magic Marker)
70. Crystal Skulls - Blocked Numbers (Suicide Squeeze)
71. The Pale Pacific - Rules are Predictable (SideCho)
72. Hard Money Saints - You're Scarin' Me (self-released)
73. Gillian Welch - Black Star (Acony)
74. Foreign Born - In the Remote Woods (Startime International)
75. The Surfcoasters - Samurai Struck (Five Nine Factory)
76. Smog - A River Ain't Too Much to Love (Drag City)
77. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
78. New Order - Waiting for the Sirens' Call (Warner Bros)
79. The Redwalls - De Nova (Capitol)
80. Architecture in Helsinki - In Case We Die (Bar/None)

June
1. Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Merge)
2. Youth Group - Skeleton Jar (Epitaph)
3. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (Asthmatic Kitty)
4. Common - Be (Good/Geffen)
5. Eels - Blinking Lights and Other Revelations (Vagrant)
6. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
7. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (V2)
8. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (Sub Pop)
9. The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (4AD)
10. The Raveonettes - Pretty in Black (Columbia)
11. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
12. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Memphis Industries)
13. Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger (Warp)
14. The Ponys - Celebration Castle (In the Red)
15. The Hold Steady - Separation Sunday (Frenchkiss)
16. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (Deluxe Edition) (Island)
17. Mono in VCF - The Voltage Control EP (self-released)
18. Gorillaz - Demon Days (Virgin)
19. Rachid Taha - Tekitoi (Wrasse)
20. Tom Brosseau - What I Mean to Say is Goodbye (Loveless)
21. Longwave - There's a Fire (RCA)
22. Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth (Matador)
23. Husky Rescue - Country Falls (Minty Fresh)
24. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
25. Lyrics Born - Same !@#$ Different Day (Quannum)
26. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
27. Teenage Fanclub - Man-Made (Merge)
28. Nikka Costa - Can'tneverdidnothin' (Virgin)
29. Son Volt - Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Transmit Sound/Legacy)
30. Caribou - The Milk of Human Kindness (Domino)
31. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Cold Roses (Lost Highway)
32. Blue Scholars - Blue Scholars (self-released)
33. The Perceptionists - Black Dialogue (Definitive Jux)
34. A Band of Bees - Free the Bees (Astralwerks)
35. Coldplay - X&Y (Capitol)
36. The Dead 60s - The Dead 60s (Epic)
37. Pernice Brothers - Discover a Lovelier You (Ashmont)
38. Feist - Let it Die (Cherrytree/Interscope)
39. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - Naturally (Daptone)
40. Z-Trip - Shifting Gears (Hollywood)
41. Hot Hot Heat - Elevator (Sire)
42. Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration (V2)
43. The Knitters - The Modern Sounds of the Knitters (Zoe)
44. Damien Jurado - On My Way to Absence (Secretly Canadian)
45. The Cloud Room - The Cloud Room (Gigantic)
46. Devin Davis - Lonely People of the World, Unite! (Mousse)
47. Langhorne Slim - When the Sun's Gone Down (Narnack)
48. The Earaches - Get the Revolution Out of Your Head (Steel Cage)
49. (Various) - Verve//Remixed 3 (Verve)
50. The Quantic Soul Orchestra - Pushin On (Ubiquity)
51. Amusement Parks on Fire - Amusement Parks on Fire (Filter US)
52. The Lucksmiths - Warmer Corners (Matinee)
53. Christy McWilson - Think for Yourself (self-released)
54. Troubled Hubble - Making Beds in a Burning House (Lookout)
55. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
56. Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers - The Two EPs (Eastwest)
57. The Prayers & Tears of Arthur Digby Sellers - The Mother of Love Emulates the Shapes of Cynthia (Bu Hanan)
58. Smog - A River Ain't Too Much to Love (Drag City)
59. The Go-Betweens - Oceans Apart (Yep Roc)
60. Silver Screen - The Greatest Story Never Told (Clairecords)
61. The Sames - You Are the Sames (Pox World Empire)
62. Hal - Hal (Rough Trade)
63. The Emergency - Far Out! (Heavy Soul)
64. Tullycraft - Disenchanted Hearts Unite (Magic Marker)
65. Dear Darling - Songs of Friends and Family (self-released)
66. Kimone - The Mill (Silverthree)
67. The National - Alligator (Beggars Banquet)
68. Four Tet - Everything Ecstatic (Domino)
69. The Decemberists - Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
70. M.I.A. - Arular (XL)
71. The Wedding Present - Take Fountain (Manifesto)
72. Brazilian Girls - Brazilian Girls (Verve Forecast)
73. New Order - Waiting for the Sirens' Call (Warner Bros)
74. Turin Brakes - Jackinabox (Astralwerks)
75. M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
76. Shelby Lynne - Suit Yourself (Capitol)
77. The Charming Snakes - Ammunition (Dirtnap)
78. Seashells - Remains of Something Sweet (Quince)
79. Foreign Born - In the Remote Woods (Startime International)
80. (Various) - Soul Fire: The Majestic Collection (Truth & Soul/Fastlife)

July
1. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (Asthmatic Kitty)
2. Boom Bap Project - Reprogram (Rhymesayers)
3. Common - Be (Good/Geffen)
4. The Purrs - The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of (self-released)
5. Kinski - Alpine Static (Sub Pop)
6. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
7. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (Matador)
8. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (V2)
9. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
10. Tim Seely - Funeral Music (Slow Love)
11. Son Volt - Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Transmit Sound/Legacy)
12. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
13. Teenage Fanclub - Man-Made (Merge)
14. Maximo Park - A Certain Trigger (Warp)
15. Zion I - True & Livin' (Live:Up)
16. A Band of Bees - Free the Bees (Astralwerks)
17. Longwave - There's a Fire (RCA)
18. The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers (Heavenly)
19. Bob Mould - Body of Song (Yep Roc)
20. Royksopp - The Understanding (Astralwerks)
21. The Hold Steady - Separation Sunday (Frenchkiss)
22. Gorillaz - Demon Days (Virgin)
23. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (Sub Pop)
24. Laura Veirs - Year of Meteors (Nonesuch)
25. Voyager One - Dissolver (Tokyoidaho)
26. The High Dials - War of the Wakening Phantoms (Rainbow Quartz)
27. Hot Hot Heat - Elevator (Sire)
28. The Lucksmiths - Warmer Corners (Matinee)
29. Bill Ricchini - Tonight I Burn Brightly (Transdreamer)
30. Pernice Brothers - Discover a Lovelier You (Ashmont)
31. Lali Puna - I Thought I Was Over That (Morr)
32. Devin Davis - Lonely People of the World, Unite! (Mousse)
33. Fruit Bats - Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop)
34. Zuco 103 - Whaa! (Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees)
35. The Herbaliser - Take London (Ninja Tune)
36. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
37. Mono in VCF - The Voltage Control EP (self-released)
38. The Dead 60s - The Dead 60s (Epic)
39. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Cold Roses (Lost Highway)
40. The Knitters - The Modern Sounds of the Knitters (Zoe)
41. Kimone - The Mill (Silverthree)
42. The Fading Collection - Supertron (self-released)
43. Emiliana Torrini - Fisherman's Woman (Rough Trade)
44. Wolf Parade - Wolf Parade (Sub Pop)
45. Langhorne Slim - When the Sun's Gone Down (Narnack)
46. Caribou - The Milk of Human Kindness (Domino)
47. Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth (Matador)
48. The Free Design - The Now Sound Redesigned (Light in the Attic)
49. Four Tet - Everything Ecstatic (Domino)
50. Amadou and Mariam - Dimanche A Bamako (Nonesuch)
51. Death Cab for Cutie - Plans (Atlantic)
52. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
53. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (Deluxe Edition) (Island)
54. Turin Brakes - Jackinabox (Astralwerks)
55. The Earaches - Get the Revolution Out of Your Head
56. Rachid Taha - Tekitoi (Wrasse)
57. Silver Screen - The Greatest Story Never Told (Clairecords)
58. The Willowz - Talk in Circles (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
59. Coldplay - X&Y (Capitol)
60. New York Rifles - Faraway Faster (Empty)
61. Silversun Pickups - Pikul (Dangerbird)
62. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
63. Stellastarr* - Harmonies for the Haunted (RCA)
64. The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (4AD)
65. The Emergency - Far Out! (Heavy Soul)
66. Stars of Track and Field - You Came Here for Sunset Last Year (self-released)
67. Tom Brosseau - What I Mean to Say is Goodbye (Loveless)
68. Amusement Parks on Fire - Amusement Parks on Fire (Filter US)
69. The Capes - Taste (Hard Soul)
70. Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Merge)
71. In Praise of Folly - Means/Ends (Lujo)
72. Foscil - Foscil (Fourthcity)
73. Wide Right - Sleeping on the Couch (Poptop)
74. Christy McWilson - Think for Yourself (self-released)
75. Ian Knapp - Into These Oceans (self-released)
76. Super Love Attack - This Up Here (Rightplace)
77. Corey Harris - Daily Bread (Rounder)
78. Innaway - Innaway (Some)
79. The Narrator - Such Triumph (Flameshovel)
81. Lyrics Born - Same !@#$ Different Day (Quannum)
82. Hopewell - Hopewell & the Birds of Appetite (Tee Pee)
83. The Ponys - Celebration Castle (In the Red)
84. Idlewild - Warnings/Promises (Capitol)
85. The Posies - Every Kind of Light (Rykodisc)
86. Youth Group - Skeleton Jar (Epitaph)
87. The Decemberists - Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
88. Danny Barnes - Get Myself Together (Terminus)
89. Sky Cries Mary - Here & Now (Hoodooh)
90. Xiu Xiu - La Foret (5RC)

August
1. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
2. Death Cab for Cutie - Plans - (Atlantic)
3. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (Asthmatic Kitty)
4. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
5. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
6. Minus the Bear - Menos El Oso (Suicide Squeeze)
7. Son Volt - Okemah and the Melody of Riot (Transmit Sound/Legacy)
8. Boom Bap Project - Reprogram (Rhymesayers)
9. Editors - The Back Room (Kitchenware)
10. Gabin - Mr. Freedom (Astralwerks)
11. The Purrs - The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of (self-released)
12. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (Matador)
13. Sons and Daughters - The Repulsion Box - (Domino)
14. Royksopp - The Understanding (Astralwerks)
15. The Divorce - The Gifted Program (Made in Mexico)
16. Slender Means - Neon & Ruin (Mt Fuji)
17. Kinski - Alpine Static (Sub Pop)
18. The Warlocks - Surgery (Mute)
19. The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan (V2)
20. Zion I - True & Livin' (Live:Up)
21. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Howl (RCA)
22. The Makers - Everybody Rise! (Kill Rock Stars)
23. Nada Surf - The Weight is a Gift (Barsuk)
24. A Band of Bees - Free the Bees (Astralwerks)
25. Emiliana Torrini - Fisherman's Woman (Rough Trade)
26. Laura Veirs - Year of Meteors (Nonesuch)
27. Voyager One - Dissolver (Tokyoidaho)
28. John Vanderslice - Pixel Revolt (Barsuk)
29. The Coral - The Invisible Invasion (Deltasonic/Columbia)
30. The Dandy Warhols - Odditorium or Warlords of Mars (Capitol)
31. The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers (Heavenly)
32. Bob Mould - Body of Song (Yep Roc)
33. Zuco 103 - Whaa! (Ziriguiboom/Six Degrees)
34. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
35. The High Dials - War of the Wakening Phantoms (Rainbow Quartz)
36. The Pale Pacific - Urgency (SideCho)
37. Waco Brothers - Freedom and Weep (Bloodshot)
38. The Rosebuds - Birds Make Good Neighbors (Merge)
39. Beck - Guero (Interscope)
40. Fruit Bats - Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop)
41. Amadou and Mariam - Dimanche A Bamako (Nonesuch)
42. Portastatic - Bright Ideas (Merge)
43. Bill Ricchini - Tonight I Burn Brightly (Transdreamer)
44. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (Deluxe Edition) (Island)
45. The Earaches - Get the Revolution Out of Your Head (Steel Cage)
46. Stars of Track and Field - You Came Here for Sunset Last Year (self-released)
47. Tim Seely - Funeral Music (Slow Love)
48. I Am Kloot - Gods and Monsters (Echo/World's Fair)
49. The Cribs - The New Fellas (Wichita/World's Fair)
50. Sigur Ros - Takk (Geffen)
51. The Capes - Taste (Hard Soul)
52. Leela James - A Change is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
53. Sky Cries Mary - Here & Now (Hoodooh)
54. Goldspot - Tally of the Yes Men (Union)
55. The Herbaliser - Take London (Ninja Tune)
56. Math and Physics Club - Movie Ending Romance (Matinee)
57. Harvey Danger - Little By Little (Phonographic)
58. Wide Right - Sleeping on the Couch (Poptop)
59. The Free Design - The Now Sound Redesigned (Light in the Attic)
60. Wolf Parade - Wolf Parade (Sub Pop)
61. Chad VanGaalen - Infiniheart (Sub Pop)
62. New York Rifles - Faraway Faster (Empty)
63. Foscil - Foscil (Fourthcity)
64. Silversun Pickups - Pikul (Dangerbird)
65. Greg Dulli - Greg Dulli's Amber Headlights (Infernal)
66. In Praise of Folly - Means/Ends (Lujo)
67. Engineers - Engineers (Echo)
68. Gorillaz - Demon Days (Virgin)
69. Spoon - Gimme Fiction (Merge)
70. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (Vice)
71. Holopaw - Quit +/or Fight (Sub Pop)
72. The Emergency - Far Out! (Heavy Soul)
73. Ian Knapp - Into These Oceans (self-released)
74. The Fading Collection - Supertron (self-released)
75. Danny Barnes - Get Myself Together (Terminus)
76. The Posies - Every Kind of Light (Rykodisc)
77. Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (Domino)
78. The Narrator - Such Triumph (Flameshovel)
79. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
80. Innaway - Innaway (Some)
81. Lali Puna - I Thought I Was Over That (Morr)
82. (Various) - Dimension Mix (Eenie Meenie)
83. The Ponys - Celebration Castle (In the Red)
84. Stellastarr* - Harmonies for the Haunted (RCA)
85. The Willowz - Talk in Circles (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
86. Vendetta Red - Sisters of the Red Death (Epic)
87. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (Sub Pop)
88. Huge Spacebird - Three (Book)
89. Cerulean - No Sense in Waiting (Spinwheel)
90. Super Love Attack - This Up Here (Rightplace)

September
1. Blackalicious - The Craft (Anti-)
2. Sigur Ros - Takk (Geffen)
3. Broadcast - Tender Buttons (Warp)
4. Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow (XL)
5. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
6. The Warlocks - Surgery (Mute)
7. Death Cab for Cutie - Plans - (Atlantic)
8. Editors - The Back Room (Kitchenware)
9. The Sun - Blame it on the Youth (Warner Bros)
10. The Detroit Cobras - Baby (Bloodshot)
11. Minus the Bear - Menos El Oso (Suicide Squeeze)
12. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
13. Sons and Daughters - The Repulsion Box - (Domino)
14. Slender Means - Neon & Ruin (Mt Fuji)
15. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (Matador)
16. Ladytron - Witching Hour (Rykodisc)
17. Her Space Holiday - The Past Presents the Future (Wichita)
18. The Fall - Fall Heads Roll (Narnack)
19. Kanye West - Late Registration (Roc-A-Fella)
20. Matt Pond PA - Several Arrows Later (Altitude)
21. Gabin - Mr. Freedom (Astralwerks)
22. The Rosebuds - Birds Make Good Neighbors (Merge)
23. Morcheeba - The Antidote (Echo/World's Fair)
24. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Howl (RCA)
25. Calexico/Iron and Wine - In the Reins (Overcoat)
26. Portastatic - Bright Ideas (Merge)
27. The Divorce - The Gifted Program (Made in Mexico)
28. Waco Brothers - Freedom and Weep (Bloodshot)
29. Atmosphere - You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (Rhymesayers)
30. Silversun Pickups - Pikul (Dangerbird)
31. The Dandy Warhols - Odditorium or Warlords of Mars (Capitol)
32. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
33. Laura Veirs - Year of Meteors (Nonesuch)
34. Richard Hawley - Coles Corner (Mute)
35. Calla - Collisions (Beggars Banquet)
36. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Jacksonville City Nights (Lost Highway)
37. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary (Sub Pop)
38. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (Asthmatic Kitty)
39. Nada Surf - The Weight is a Gift (Barsuk)
40. Bob Dylan - No Direction Home (Columbia/Legacy)
41. Tim Seely - Funeral Music (Slow Love)
42. Dengue Fever - Escape from Dragon House (M80/Birdman)
43. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
44. The Makers - Everybody Rise! (Kill Rock Stars)
45. Harvey Danger - Little By Little (Phonographic)
46. Fruit Bats - Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop)
47. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
48. John Vanderslice - Pixel Revolt (Barsuk)
49. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm Remixed (Vice)
50. General Elektriks - Cliquety Kliqk (Quannum)
51. The Strokes - First Impressions of Earth - (RCA)
52. Eddie Spaghetti - Old No. 2 (Mid-Fi)
53. The Pale Pacific - Urgency (SideCho)
54. Greg Dulli - Greg Dulli's Amber Headlights (Infernal)
55. The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers (Heavenly)
56. Brakes - Give Blood (Rough Trade)
57. Super Furry Animals - Love Kraft (XL)
58. The Bats - At the National Grid (Magic Marker)
59. (Various) - Night Train to Nashville Vol. Two (CMF/Lost Highway)
60. The Cribs - The New Fellas (Wichita/World's Fair)
61. Ohmega Watts - The Find (Ubiquity)
62. Thumbsucker soundtrack (Good/Hollywood)
63. (Various) - Latin Travels 2 (Six Degrees)
64. The Free Design - The Now Sound Redesigned (Light in the Attic)
65. Stellastarr* - Harmonies for the Haunted (RCA)
66. The Coral - The Invisible Invasion (Deltasonic/Columbia)
67. Emiliana Torrini - Fisherman's Woman (Rough Trade)
68. Zion I - True & Livin' (Live:Up)
69. Leela James - A Change is Gonna Come (Warner Bros)
70. Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (Domino)
71. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
72. The Fading Collection - Supertron (self-released)
73. Giant Drag - Hearts and Unicorns (Kickball)
74. Little Brother - The Minstrel Show (Atlantic)
75. The Melody Unit - Songs for the New American Century (self-released)
76. Amadou and Mariam - Dimanche A Bamako (Nonesuch)
77. Math and Physics Club - Movie Ending Romance (Matinee)
78. Velella Velella - The Bay of Biscay (Big V)
79. Kronos Quartet and Asha Bhosle - You've Stolen My Heart (Nonesuch)
80. The Bloody Hollies - If Footmen Tire You (Alive)
81. Dave Douglas - Keystone (Greenleaf)
82. Cerulean - No Sense in Waiting (Spinwheel)
83. (Various) - ASAP: The Afrobeat Sudan Aid Project (Modiba)
84. Rosie Thomas - If Songs Could Be Held (Sub Pop)
85. Sameer Shukla - There's Only One Side Tonight (Cabin Essence)
86. I Am Kloot - Gods and Monsters (Echo/World's Fair)
87. The Standard - Albatross (Yep Roc)
88. In Praise of Folly - Means/Ends (Lujo)
89. Holopaw - Quit +/or Fight (Sub Pop)
90. Stars of Track and Field - You Came Here for Sunset Last Year (self-released)

October
1. Breakestra - Hit the Floor (Ubiquity)
2. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
3. My Morning Jacket - Z (ATO/RCA)
4. Broadcast - Tender Buttons (Warp)
5. The Sun - Blame it on the Youth (Warner Bros)
6. Rogue Wave - Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)
7. The Fall - Fall Heads Roll (Narnack)
8. Calexico/Iron and Wine - In the Reins (Overcoat)
9. Editors - The Back Room (Kitchenware)
10. Blackalicious - The Craft (Anti-)
11. Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (Domino)
12. Sigur Ros - Takk (Geffen)
13. Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase (Warp)
14. Death Cab for Cutie - Plans - (Atlantic)
15. Minus the Bear - Menos El Oso (Suicide Squeeze)
16. Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow (XL)
17. Slender Means - Neon & Ruin (Mt Fuji)
18. The Detroit Cobras - Baby (Bloodshot)
19. Calla - Collisions (Beggars Banquet)
20. Ladytron - Witching Hour (Rykodisc)
21. Nickodemus - Endangered Species (Wonderwheel)
22. Morcheeba - The Antidote (Echo/World's Fair)
23. Nada Surf - The Weight is a Gift (Barsuk)
24. American Analog Set - Set Free (Arts & Crafts)
25. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (Matador)
26. Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City)
27. The Morning After Girls - Prelude: ep's 1 & 2 (Rainbow Quartz)
28. The Clientele - Strange Geometry (Merge)
29. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts)
30. The Rosebuds - Birds Make Good Neighbors (Merge)
31. Gang of Four - Return the Gift (V2)
32. Matt Pond PA - Several Arrows Later (Altitude)
33. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Columbia)
34. Izabelle - A Pleasant Fiction (self-released)
35. The Warlocks - Surgery (Mute)
36. Kanye West - Late Registration (Roc-A-Fella)
37. The Briefs - Steal Yer Heart (BYO)
38. Dangerdoom - The Mouse and the Mask (Epitaph)
39. Metric - Live it Out (Last Gang)
40. Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary (Sub Pop)
41. Gabin - Mr. Freedom (Astralwerks)
42. Richard Hawley - Coles Corner (Mute)
43. Harvey Danger - Little By Little (Phonographic)
44. Silversun Pickups - Pikul (Dangerbird)
45. Bettye LaVette - I've Got My Own Hell to Raise (Anti-)
46. The Joggers - With a Cape and a Cane (Startime International)
47. (Various) - For a Decade of Sin: 11 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)
48. Brakes - Give Blood (Rough Trade)
49. Portastatic - Bright Ideas (Merge)
50. Ryan Adams & the Cardinals - Jacksonville City Nights (Lost Highway)
51. The Black Angels - The Black Angels (Light in the Attic)
52. Ohmega Watts - The Find (Ubiquity)
53. The Coral - The Invisible Invasion (Deltasonic/Columbia)
54. Her Space Holiday - The Past Presents the Future (Wichita)
55. The Beautiful New Born Children - Hey People! (Domino)
56. Cancer Rising - Search for the Cure (Mad Passion)
57. Once for Kicks - In the Dollhouse (Book)
58. Rosie Thomas - If Songs Could Be Held (Sub Pop)
59. Super Furry Animals - Love Kraft (XL)
60. Test Icicles - Boa vs Python (Domino)
61. Stellastarr* - Harmonies for the Haunted (RCA)
62. The Dirty Three - Cinder (Touch and Go)
63. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
64. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
65. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy (Jagjaguwar)
66. (Various) - Latin Travels 2 (Six Degrees)
67. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
68. The Long Winters - Ultimatum (Barsuk)
69. Eddie Spaghetti - Old No. 2 (Mid-Fi)
70. The Makers - Everybody Rise! (Kill Rock Stars)
71. Velella Velella - The Bay of Biscay (Big V)
72. Ghosts I've Met - Ghosts I've Met (self-released)
73. Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim - Ceasefire (Riverboat/World Music Network)
74. Paula Frazer - Leave the Sad Things Behind (Birdman)
75. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
76. Atmosphere - You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (Rhymesayers)
77. Thumbsucker soundtrack (Good/Hollywood)
78. General Elektriks - Cliquety Kliqk (Quannum)
79. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm Remixed (Vice)
80. The Pale Pacific - Urgency (SideCho)
81. Greg Dulli - Greg Dulli's Amber Headlights (Infernal)
82. Sabrosa Purr - Music from the Violet Room (Dangerbird)
83. The Constantines - Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop)
84. Agent Sparks - Not So Merry (Immortal)
85. Swords - Metropolis (Arena Rock)
86. Tom Vek - We Have Sound (Startime)
87. Dios (Malos) - Dios (Malos) (Startime)
88. Chocolate Genius Inc - Black Yankee Rock (Commotion)
89. Dengue Fever - Escape from Dragon House (M80/Birdman)
90. The Rakes - Retreat (Dim Mak)

November
1. Common Market - Common Market (SCIONtific)
2. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
3. My Morning Jacket - Z (ATO/RCA)
4. Sigur Ros - Takk (Geffen)
5. Breakestra - Hit the Floor (Ubiquity)
6. Blue Scholars - The Long March EP (self-released)
7. Rogue Wave - Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)
8. Devendra Banhart - Cripple Crow (XL)
9. Elbow - Leaders of the Free World (V2)
10. Broadcast - Tender Buttons (Warp)
11. Animal Collective - Feels (Fatcat)
12. The Morning After Girls - Prelude: ep's 1 & 2 (Rainbow Quartz)
13. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy Appendix (Jagjaguwar)
14. The Fall - Fall Heads Roll (Narnack)
15. Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (Domino)
16. The Detroit Cobras - Baby (Bloodshot)
17. The Clientele - Strange Geometry (Merge)
18. Arctic Monkeys - Underneath the Boardwalk (demo)
19. Nickodemus - Endangered Species (Wonderwheel)
20. The Black Angels - The Black Angels (Light in the Attic)
21. Wilco - Kicking Television (Nonesuch)
22. Th' Faith Healers - Peel Sessions (Ba Da Bing!)
23. Romance - When Things are Better (self-released)
24. The Long Winters - Ultimatum (Barsuk)
25. Dangerdoom - The Mouse and the Mask (Epitaph)
26. The Mendoza Line - Full of Light and Full of Fire (Misra)
27. DJ Dolores - Aparelhagem (Ziriguiboom/Crammed Discs)
28. The Proles - Good in Black and White (The Americans Are Coming)
29. Lady Sovereign - Vertically Challenged (Chocolate Industries)
30. Edith Frost - It's a Game (Drag City)
31. Cancer Rising - Search for the Cure (Mad Passion)
32. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts)
33. Ladytron - Witching Hour (Rykodisc)
34. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ramblin' Man EP (V2)
35. Sun Kil Moon - Tiny Cities (Caldo Verde)
36. The Constantines - Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop)
37. The Briefs - Steal Yer Heart (BYO)
38. Korby Lenker - King of Hearts (Singular/Blue Light)
39. The Invisible Eyes - Laugh in the Dark (Bomp!)
40. Blackalicious - The Craft (Anti)
41. The Drones - Wait Long By the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By (All Tomorrow's Parties)
42. Morcheeba - The Antidote (Echo/World's Fair)
43. The Blueskins - Change My Mind (Domino)
44. Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City)
45. The Joggers - With a Cape and a Cane (Startime International)
46. Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase (Warp)
47. Calla - Collisions (Beggars Banquet)
48. The Beautiful New Born Children - Hey People! (Domino)
49. Ulrich Schnauss - Far Away Trains Passing By (Domino)
50. The Dirty Three - Cinder (Touch and Go)
51. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
52. Page France - Hello Dear Wind (Fall)
53. The Cops - Get Good or Stay Bad (Mt. Fuji)
54. Sera Cahoone - Sera Cahoone (self-released)
55. Kanye West - Late Registration (Roc-A-Fella)
56. The Rakes - Retreat (Dim Mak)
57. American Analog Set - Set Free (Arts & Crafts)
58. Tom Vek - We Have Sound (Startime)
59. Matt Pond PA - Several Arrows Later (Altitude)
60. (Various) - For a Decade of Sin: 11 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)
61. Cat Power - The Greatest (Matador)
62. Kate Bush - Aerial (Columbia)
63. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
64. Silversun Pickups - Pikul (Dangerbird)
65. Militant Rhythm Section - Tribute to Scratch (Utmost Sound)
66. The Go Station - Quiet Zone (Edge Delay)
67. Macklemore - The Language Of My World (NWXMusic)
68. The Village Green - The Village Green (Hidden Peak)
69. Sabrosa Purr - Music from the Violet Room (Dangerbird)
70. Comet Gain - City Fallen Leaves (Kill Rock Stars)
71. Metric - Live it Out (Last Gang)
72. Spook the Horse - Spook the Horse (self-released)
73. Matthew Shaw - Convenience (Burning Building)
74. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Summer in the Southeast (Sea Note)
75. Tristeza - A Colores (Better Looking)
76. Morningwood - Morningwood (Capitol)
77. Calexico/Iron and Wine - In the Reins (Overcoat)
78. The Teenage Prayers - Ten Songs (self-released)
79. Once for Kicks - In the Dollhouse (Book)
80. The Roy Kay Trio - Rock-A-Way Lonesome Moon (LurLiner)
81. Slender Means - Neon & Ruin (Mt Fuji)
82. Old 97's - Alive and Well (New West)
83. Pleasant - Awkward as a Beehive (Pox World Empire)
84. Goldfrapp - Number 1 (Mute)
85. The Purrs - The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of (self-released)
86. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
87. The Strokes - First Impressions of Earth - (RCA)
88. Marah - If You Didn't Laugh You'd Cry (Yep Roc)
89. Cloud Cult - Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus (Earthology)
90. Paula Frazer - Leave the Sad Things Behind (Birdman)

December
1. Common Market - Common Market (SCIONtific)
2. Breakestra - Hit the Floor (Ubiquity)
3. Wilco - Kicking Television (Nonesuch)
4. My Morning Jacket - Z (ATO/RCA)
5. Sera Cahoone - Sera Cahoone (self-released)
6. Blue Scholars - The Long March EP (self-released)
7. Elbow - Leaders of the Free World (V2)
8. Rogue Wave - Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)
9. (Various) - Live at KEXP Volume One (KEXP)
10. Franz Ferdinand - You Could Have It So Much Better (Domino)
11. Romance - When Things are Better (self-released)
12. The Morning After Girls - Prelude: ep's 1 & 2 (Rainbow Quartz)
13. Animal Collective - Feels (Fatcat)
14. The Drones - Wait Long By the River and the Bodies of Your Enemies Will Float By (All Tomorrow's Parties)
15. Okkervil River - Black Sheep Boy Appendix (Jagjaguwar)
16. The Transmissionary Six - 05.21.05 (Glitterhouse)
17. Nickodemus - Endangered Species (Wonderwheel)
18. The Briefs - Steal Yer Heart (BYO)
19. Arctic Monkeys - Underneath the Boardwalk (demo)
20. DJ Dolores - Aparelhagem (Ziriguiboom/Crammed Discs)
21. Ulrich Schnauss - Far Away Trains Passing By (Domino)
22. Cancer Rising - Search for the Cure (Mad Passion)
23. Abyssinian Creole - Sexy Beast (self-released)
24. The Village Green - The Village Green (Hidden Peak)
25. Page France - Hello Dear Wind (Fall)
26. Tom Vek - We Have Sound (Startime)
27. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts)
28. Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (Asthmatic Kitty)
29. Calexico/Iron and Wine - In the Reins (Overcoat)
30. Lady Sovereign - Vertically Challenged (Chocolate Industries)
31. The Budos Band - The Budos Band (Daptone)
32. Sun Kil Moon - Tiny Cities (Caldo Verde)
33. Boards of Canada - The Campfire Headphase (Warp)
34. Every Move a Picture - Opposition Party (V2)
35. Panda and Angel - Panda and Angel (demo)
36. KJ Sawka - Synchronized Decompression (Wax Orchard)
37. Jose Gonzalez - Veneer (A Hidden Agenda)
38. (Various) - Our New Orleans 2005 (Nonesuch)
39. The Long Winters - Ultimatum (Barsuk)
40. Korby Lenker - King of Hearts (Singular/Blue Light)
41. The Cops - Get Good or Stay Bad (Mt. Fuji)
42. The Black Angels - The Black Angels (Light in the Attic)
43. Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers (Drag City)
44. The Mendoza Line - Full of Light and Full of Fire (Misra)
45. Th' Faith Healers - Peel Sessions (Ba Da Bing!)
46. Metric - Live it Out (Last Gang)
47. The Blueskins - Change My Mind (Domino)
48. The Proles - Good in Black and White (The Americans Are Coming)
49. Beck - Guerolito (Interscope)
50. The Purrs - The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of (self-released)
51. Kate Bush - Aerial (Columbia)
52. Militant Rhythm Section - Tribute to Scratch (Utmost Sound)
53. Blue Checkered Record Player - Blue Checkered Record Player (self-released)
54. Young Sportsmen - The Familiar Glow of Colliding Particles (Unsmashable)
55. Sabrosa Purr - Music from the Violet Room (Dangerbird)
56. Galaxie 500 - Peel Sessions (20-20-20)
57. Saint Etienne - Tales from Turnpike House (Savoy Jazz)
58. Marah - If You Didn't Laugh You'd Cry (Yep Roc)
59. Cat Power - The Greatest (Matador)
60. Ryan Adams - 29 (Lost Highway)
61. The Magic Numbers - The Magic Numbers (Heavenly)
62. The Invisible Eyes - Laugh in the Dark (Bomp!)
63. Macklemore - The Language Of My World (NWXMusic)
64. Edith Frost - It's a Game (Drag City)
65. Comet Gain - City Fallen Leaves (Kill Rock Stars)
66. Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ramblin' Man EP (V2)
67. Once for Kicks - In the Dollhouse (Book)
68. Tristeza - A Colores (Better Looking)
69. Dengue Fever - Escape from Dragon House (M80/Birdman)
70. The Sun - Blame it on the Youth (Warner Bros)
71. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (self-released)
72. Edisyn - Everything Else is OK (Knobby Little Knees)
73. The Dirty Three - Cinder (Touch and Go)
74. Goldfrapp - Number 1 (Mute)
75. Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim - Ceasefire (Riverboat/World Music Network)
76. The Capes - Hello (Hard Soul)
77. (Various) - Searching for Soul (Luv N' Haight)
78. Mike Ladd - Father Divine (ROIR)
79. Nortec Collective - Tijuana Sessions Vol. 3 (Nacional)
80. The Rakes - Retreat (Dim Mak)
81. Blackalicious - The Craft (Anti)
82. Ladytron - Witching Hour (Rykodisc)
83. West Valley Highway - Marysville (self-released)
84. Spook the Horse - Spook the Horse (self-released)
85. The Epochs - The Epochs (self-released)
86. Airport Cathedral - Jetlag (Burning Building)
87. Matthew Shaw - Convenience (Burning Building)
88. Central Services - We're All Smarter Now (self-released)
89. (Various) - For a Decade of Sin: 11 Years of Bloodshot Records (Bloodshot)
90. The Teenage Prayers - Ten Songs (self-released)


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