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DrBeeper’s Faves of 2003

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Albums
Singles and EP’s
remixes, compilations and endless mixes
compendums and reissues
Live recordings
Too late for review



Album releases


01 The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow
02 The Dirtbombs - Dangerous Magical Noise
03 The Black Keys - Thickfreakness
04 New Pornographers - Electric Version
05 Kings of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood
06 Calexico - Feast of Wire
07 The Kills - Keep on Your Mean Side
08 The Decemberists - Her Majesty
09 U.N.K.L.E. - Never Never Land
10 The White Stripes - Elephant

11 Spiritualized – Amazing Grace
12 Fountains of Wayne – Welcome Interstate Managers
13 Gemma Hayes – Night on My Side
14 The Mars Volta – De-loused in the Comatorium
15 Steve Burns – Songs for Dustmites
16 +/- – You Are Here
17 Nicolai Dunger – Tranquil Isolation
18 Basement Jaxx – Kish Kash
19 Prefuse 73 – One Word Extinguisher
20 Exploding Hearts – Guitar Romantic
21 Alicia Keys – Diary of Alicia Keys
22 Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever to Tell
23 The Raveonettes – Chain Gang of Love
24 The Tyde – Twice
25 Lucinda Williams – World Without Tears

26 – 50
Black Eyed Peas – Elephunk
Isobel Campbell – Amorino
The Constantines – Shine A Light
The Damnwells – Bastards of the Beat
Al Green – I Can’t Stop
Guided by Voices – Earthquake Glue
Kid Loco – Another Late Night
Led Zeppelin – How the West Was Won
Stephen Malkmus & Jicks – Pig Lib
Pretty Girls Make Graves – The New Romance
Radiohead – Hail to the Thief
Sam Roberts – We Were Born in A Flame
Clem Snide – Soft Spot
Joss Stone – Soul Sessions
The Strokes – Room on Fire
Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros – Streetcore
Rosie Thomas – Only With Laughter Can You Win
The Thorns – The Thorns
The Thrills – So Much For The City
Tosca – Delhi 9
Turin Brakes – Ether Song
Twilight Singers – Blackberry Belle
Verbena – La Musica Negra
Ween – Quebec
Wrens – The Meadowlands

51 – 75

Akasha – Love Philtre Magick
Ashanti – Chapter II
Baby Mammoth – Octo Muck
Belle & Sebastian – Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Calla – Televise
Cinematic Orchestra – Man With A Movie Camera
Detroit Cobras – Seven Easy Pieces
Missy Elliott – This Is Not A Test
The Fire Theft – The Fire Theft
FortDax – Folly
Friends of Dean Martinez – On the Shore
The Hiss – Panic Movement
Honey OST
K-Otix – The Black Album
Lamb – Between Darkness and Wonder
Lyle Lovett – My Baby Don’t Tolerate
John Mayer – Heavier Things
Liz Phair – Liz Phair
Britta Philips & Dean Wareham – L’Avventura
Damien Rice – O
Smog – Supper
Stars – Heart
Twinemen – Madison, WI 01-02-03
Paul Westerberg – Come Feel Me Tremble
Pete Yorn – Day I Forgot

76 – 100

Ryan Adams – Rock N Roll
AFI – Sing the Sorrow
Aislers Set, the – How I Learned to Write Backwards
Architecture in Helsinki – Fingers Crossed
Erykah Badu – Worldwide Underground
The Black Lips – The Black Lips
Cat Power – You Are Free
Clientele, the – The Violet Hour
The Darkness – Permission to Land
Jay Farrar – Terroir Blues
Adam Green – Friends of Mine
Jane’s Addiction – Strays
Junior Senior – D-d-don’t Don’t Stop the Beat
Kashmir – Zitilites
Kelis – Tasty
King Geedorah – Take Me To Your Leader
Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Shaheedullah and Stereotypes
Muse – Absolution
Placebo – Sleeping With Ghosts
Postal Service – Give Up
Prefuse 73 – Extinguished: Outtakes, Alternate Takes and Beats from One Word Extinguisher
Serart – Serart
Sponge – For All The Drugs In The World
Starsailor – Silence is Easy
Twinemen – Chicago, IL 02.02.03

100 +
Ryan Adams – Love is Hell, Vol. 1 & 2
American Analog Set – Promise of Love
American Hi-Fi – The Art of Losing
And Also The Trees – Further From the Truth
Asian Dub Foundation – Enemy of the Enemy
Athlete – Vehicles & Animals
Barnyard Playboys – Corn Dog Love
Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Master and Everyone
Black Eyes – Black Eyes
Bon Jovi – This Left Feels Right
David Bowie – Reality
Johnny Cash – Duets/American Outtakes
June Carter Cash – Wildwood Flower
Lisa Carbon – Standards
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Nocturama
Cheap Trick – Special One
Cinder – Break Your Silence
Cold – Year of the Spider
Elvis Costello – North

Bart Davenport – Game Preserve
Daredevil OST

Dashboard Confessional – A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar
Dido – Life For Rent
Dizzee Rascal – Boy In Da Corner
Electric Six – Fire
Endo – Songs For the Restless
Enigma – Voyageur
Gloria Estefan – Unwrapped
Everclear – Slow Motion Daydream
Ibrahim Ferrer – Buenos Hermanos
Fleetwood Mac – Say You Will
Folk Implosion – The New Folk Implosion
Forty Foot Echo – Forty Foot Echo
Grandaddy – Sumday
Groove Armada – Love Box
Josh Groban – Closer
Ben Harper – Diamonds on the Inside
Robyn Hitchcock – Luxor
John Lee Hooker – Face To Face
John Hyatt & the Goners – Beneath This Gruff Exterior
Iron Maiden – Dance of Death
Jack Johnson – On and On
JS – Ice Cream
Alison Krauss & Union Station – Most Wanted Live
KRS One – The Kristyle reissue
Annie Lennox – Bare
Lightning Bolt – Wonderful Rainbow
Lillix – Falling Uphill
Live – Birds of Prey
Living Color – Collideoscope
High Llamas – Beet, Maize and Corn
Marilyn Manson – The Golden Age of Grotesque
Massive Attack – 100th Window
Matrix Reloaded OST
A Mighty Wind OST
Microphones – Mt. Eerie
Minus 5 – Down With Wilco
Mu-Ziq – Bilious Paths
Matt Nathanson – Beneath These Fireworks
Offspring, the – Splinter
Oleander – Joyride
Orb, the – Back to Mine
Peaches – Fatherfucker
Pernice Brothers – Yours Mine And Ours
Pipas – Golden Square
Plastikman – Closer
Iggy Pop – Skull Ring
Rancid – Indestructible
Roxy Music – Live!
Saloon – If We Meet In the Future
Dr. Lonnie Smith – Boogaloo to Beck
Son Doobie – Funk Superhero
Britney Spears – In the Zone
Starlight Mints – Built on Squares
Static – Flavour Has No Name
Static-X – Shadow Zone
Stereophonics – You Gotta Go There To Come Back
Styrofoam – I’m What’s There To Show That Something’s Missing
James Taylor Quartet – The Oscilator
Tamia – Still
Thicke – A Beautiful World
Train – My Private Nation
Travis – 12 Memories
Tricky – Vulnerable
UB40 – Homegrown
Paul Weller – Illumination
Fred Wesley – Wuda Cuda Shuda
The Wiggles – Toot Toot
Andrew W.K. – The Wolf (JA release)
X-Men 2 OST
Year of the Rabbit – Year of the Rabbit
Yohimbe Brothers – Front End Lifter
Zwan – Mary Star of the Sea
ZZ Top – Mescalero



singles and EPs

Calexico – Alone Again Or single
Flaming Lips – Ego Tripping At the Gates of Hell EP
Liz Phair – Come and Get It EP
Von Bondies, the – Raw and Rare EP
The Album Leaf – Seal Beach EP
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – The Secret Of Elanas Tomb EP

The Bens – EP
Thrills, the – Big Sur single
Pretty Girls Make Graves – Emergency 7″
Libertines – Don’t Look Back Into the Sun EP

Brendan Benson – Metarie single
Saturday People – The Saturday People EP
Matchbox Twenty – EP
Ozomatli – Coming Up EP
Dakona – Perfect Change promo
The Kills – Fried My Little Brain single
Stephen Malkmus – Dark Wave EP(UK)
Flaming Lips – Flight Test EP
Postal Service – The District Sleeps Alone EP
Wilco – More Like the Moon EP

Stereolab – Instant O in the Universe EP
Styrofoam – A Heart Without A Mind EP
Calla – Miscellaneous 2 EP (tour-only)
Ben Folds – Speed Graphic EP
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Maps single
White Stripes – 7 Nation Army
Radiohead – There There single
Sigur Ros – Vaka single
Thrills, the – One Horse Town single
VAST – Turquoise

Rammenstein – Feuer Frei
Jack Johnson – On and On sampler
Limp Bizkit – Just Drop Dead (promo)
Eric Clapton – Higher Ground
Senor Coconut – Smoke on the Water remixes
Young People – The Single
Loose Fur – Loose Fur EP



remixes, compilations and continuous mixes

01 Stoned Soul Picnic – Ilicit Grooves from the Atlantic & Warner Vaults

02 Cold Mountain OST
03 CafÈ del Mar, vol. 10
04 Secret Shine – After Years comp
05 Thievery Corporation – Den of Thieves (the sounds of ESL)
06 Wig in a Box: Songs from and inspired by Hedwig and the Angry Inch
07 Putomayo Presents – Euro Lounge
08 No Thanks! The 70’s Punk Rebellion (4cd)
09 600% Dynamite
10 Verve Remixed Vol. 2

Friends We Met Along the Way (Cactus Island Recordings)
Putumayo Presents – African Groove
Indica Brazilica
Supper Club Lounge vol. 5
Ninja Tune Bluffers Guide, vol.5
Putumayo Kids – African Playground
We’re A Happy Family : Ramones Tribute
Tigerbeat6 : Paws Across America
Amon Tobin – Verbal Remixes
Spezial Material 3

Vestibule & Sperarate : Cottage Industries 3
Chillout 2003 – The Ultimate Chillout v.3
Grand Central
Born to Run, Vol. 1&2 (Uncut Mag.)



compendums and reissues

Spacemen 3 – Forged Prescriptions
The Beatles – Let it Be Ö Naked
David Bowie – Aladdin Sane (2 cd remaster)
Jimmy Buffett – Living and Dying in 3/4 Time
High Llamas – Retrospective, Rarities and Instrumentals
Stone Temple Pilots – Thank You
Beth Orton – Pass the Time (The Definitive Collection)
Sonic Youth Dirty (deluxe version)

No Doubt – Singles 1992-2003
Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Greatest Hits

Mouse on Mars – Rost Pocks
Eric Clapton – Ballads (JA-only release)
Jayawks – Rainy Day Music (remastered + bonus disc)
Chemical Brothers – Singles ‘93 – ‘03
Tall Dwarfs – The Sky Above, The Mud Below
Counting Crows – Films About Ghosts (the best of Ö)
Love and Rockets – Sorted! The Best of…
Very Best of MTV Unplugged 2
Michael Jackson – Number Ones



Live recordings

Elliott Smith – Los Angeles, CA 01-12-03
Audioslave – Milan 01-21-03

The Crimea – Peel Sessions 2-3-03
Rolling Stones – San Jose, CA (02-04-03?)
Cat Power – Peel Sessions 02-12-03
Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely, Guy Clarke & John Hiatt – Santa Cruz 02-17-03
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – Bimbo’s SF, CA 02-25-03 (Noise Pop fest)

Ben Kweller – 20th Century Theatre, Cincinnati, OH 03-06-03
Coldplay – The Palace, Louisville, KY 03-10-03
Detroit Cobras – Peel Session 03-11-03
Norah Jones/Marian McPartland – McPartland’s Piano Jazz (03-12-03?)
Yo La Tengo – live on WFMU 03-15-03 (cover call-in show)
Camper Van Beethoven – Austin, TX in-store (SXSW) 03-15-03
The Bens – The Basement radio, Australia 03-17-03
Smog – Criminal Records in-store, Atlanta 03-19-03
The Bens – The Palais, Melbourne 03-24-03
Sigur RÛs – The Tabernacle, Atlanta GA 03-27-03
Beth Orton – Live at the Royal Albert Hall 03-29-03

Elliott Smith – Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa CA 04-01-03
Cinerama – Peel Session 04-06-03
Mountain Goats – Will’s Pub, Orlando FL 04-09-03
White Stripes – Brixton Academy 04-11-03 (BBC Radio)
Coldplay – Manchester 04-14-03
Turin Brakes – Black Sessions 04-14-03
Saloon – Peel Session 04-16-03
Camper Van Beethoven – Echo Lounge, Atlanta 04-18-03
White Stripes – Boston 04-20-03
Neil Young – Stockholm 04-22-03
White Stripes – Warfield, SF 04-28-03
Beck – Union Chapel, London 04-28-03
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks – El Rey Theatre, LA 04-29-03

Elliott Smith – Steamboat, Austin TX 05-03-03
Kings of Leon – The Roadhouse, Manchester 05-04-03

The Dawn Parade – Maida Vale 05-05-03
Laura Cantrell – Peel Acres 05-08-03
JJ72 – Conor Hall, Belfast 05-09-03
White Stripes – Berlin, Ger 05-19-03
Metallica – Fillmore 05-22-03
Radiohead – Shepherd’s Bush Empire 05-25-03
Cranebuilders – Gideon Coe 05-27-03

Radiohead – Montreal 06-02-03
Elliott Smith – Northsix, Brooklyn NY 06-06-03
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Live on Zane Lowe 06-08-03
Solomon Burke – Pinkpop 06-09-03
Sonic Youth – Bonnaroo Festival 06-13-03
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Jools Holland 06-13-03
Cranebuilders – Peel 06-24-03
The Tyde – Morning Becomes Electric, KCRW 06-23-03
Seedling – Peel Session 06-24-03
Flaming Lips – Glastonbury 06-28-03

Gemma Hayes – Witnness Festival, Dublin 07-12-03
Spoon – Fillmore, SF 07-15-03
Young People – Peel Session 07-22-03
Turin Brakes – Portsmouth, VA 07-23-03
Rolling Stones – SARS concert, Toronto 07-30-03
Black Keys, the – Peel Acres 07-31-03

French, the – Peel Session 08-20-03
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Reading Festival 08-24-03
Stephen Malkmus & Jicks – Red Rocks 08-26-03
Belle & Sebastian – KCRW 08-26-03
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal 08-28-03

Pretty Girls Make Graves – Peel Session 09-11-03
Spiritualized – CafÈ de la Danse, Paris 09-21-03
Shins, the – Austin City Limits Festival 09-21-03
Interpol – Ogden Theatre, Denver 09-23-03
Fire Theft, the – KDXP radio, Seattle WA 09-23-03

Turbo Negro – Mason Jar, Phoenix AZ 10-01-03
Camera Obscura – Peel Session 10-07-03
Cinerama – Live on Gideon Coe 10-08-03
Ween – Twist and Shout Records, Denver CO 10-10-03
Spiritualized – Avalon Ballroom, Boston MA 10-11-03
Mars Volta – The Fillmore, SF 10-11-03
Simon and Garfunkel – Wilkes-Barre, PA 10-16-03
Calexico – Bluebird Theatre, Denver CO 10-19-03
Clem Snide – Luthers, Madison WI 10-26-03
Black Keys, the – Brighton Old Market 10-28-03
Electrelane – Brighton Old Market 10-29-03
The Strokes – Tsongas Arena, Lowell MA 10-31-03

Chris Isaak & Norah Jones – Austin City Limits 11-02-02
Spiritualized – Gothic Theatre, Englewood CO 11-04-03
Ben Lee – Waterloo Records in-store, Austin TX 11-21-03
Ryan Adams – Manchester 11-24-03

Mark Lanegan – Rainbow, Milan Italy 12-03-03
Beth Orton – Fordham University NYC 12-04-03
The Strokes – Alexandra Palace London 12-05-03 (Lamacq)
Laura Cantrell – Peel Acres 12-23-03


Too late for review:


Chip Taylor & Carie Rodriguez – The Trouble With Humans
Manitoba – Up in Flames
Musiq – Soulstar
Bill Frisell – The Intercontinentals
Dolorean – Not Exotic
Mya – Moodring
Spearmint – My Missing Days
Jason Mraz – Waiting For My Rocket to Come
Conceptions : An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder
Acid Jazz Vol. 79

Baby Woodrose – Money For Soul
British Sea Power – The Decline of British Sea Power
Broken Social Scene – You Forgot It In People
Dears, the – No Cities Left
Gothic Archies – New Despair
Hurricane Lamps – Sing Me A Song
Lost in Translation OST
M83 – Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
Ulrich Schnauss – A Strangely Isolated Place
Acid Jazz, Vol. 75

Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham – Sonic Souvenirs EP
Fu Manchu – Go For It Ö Live (2cd)
Radio Dept., the – Lesser Matters
Robert Pollard – Edison’s Demos
Ronderlin – Wave Another Day Goodbye
Cracker – Countrysides
Stills, the – Logic Will Break Your Heart
Charlie Hunter Quintet – Right Now Move
Decemberists, the – 5 songs EP
Dropkick Murphys – Blackout

Monade – Socialisme ou Barbarie : The Bedroom Recordings
Fiery Furnaces – Gallowbird’s Park
TV on the Radio – Young Liars
Clem Snide – A Beautiful EP
The Rapture – Echoes
Echo and the Bunnymen – Ocean Rain (reissue)
Libertines – I Get Along EP
Philippe Saisse Acoustique Trio feat.Kelli Sae – Ready To Go
The Unicorns – Are People Too
Bob Log III – Log Bomb

Califone – Deceleration Two
Frog Eyes – The Golden River
Night School Split 7″ (Kill Rock Stars #393)
Rosalia De Souza – Gorata Moderna
The Sleepy Jackson – The Sleepy Jackson EP
The Sleepy Jackson – Vampire Recourse EP
Kings of Leon – Holy Roller Novocaine EP
Deerhoof – Apple O’
Neil Young – Greendale
Some Girls – Feel It

Twin Atlas – Bring Along the Weather
Of Montreal – Then Who Will Protect Big Oil
The Veils – Guiding Light CDS
The Veils – Lavinia CDS
Rough Trade Country, vol.1
Turin Brakes – Average Man CDS
Nada Surf – Let Go
Rooney – Rooney
Luminous Orange – Drop You Vivid Colors
Ai Phoenix – I’ve Been Gone – Letter One

Explosions in the Sky – The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place
Juana Molina – Segundo
John Eddie – Who The Hell Is John Eddie?
Arcade Fire – Arcade Fire EP
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Take Them On, On Your Own
The Faint – Danse Macabre remixes
R.L. Burnside – No Monkeys On This Train
R.L. Burnside – R.L. Burnside’s First Recording
Richard Cheese – Tuxicity
The Undertones – Teenage Kicks (Best of)

Chicken Lips – DJ-Kicks

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