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DrBeeper’s Faves of 2005

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DrBeeper 2005 CD mixes

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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 Spoon - Gimme Fiction
02 Heavy Trash - Heavy Trash
03 The White Stripes - Get Behind Me Satan
04 Clem Snide - End of Love
05 Beck - Guero
06 The Decemberists - Picaresque
07 Silver Jews - Tanglewood Numbers
08 Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
09 The Kills - No Wow
10 The Forty-Fives - High Life High Volume

11 New Pornographers – Twin Cinema
12 Brazillian Girls – Brazillian Girls
13 Sufjan Stephens – Illinois
14 Stephen Malkmus – Face the Truth
15 Dressy Bessy – Electrified
16 Of Montreal – The Sunlandic Twins
17 Brendan Benson – The Alternative to Love
18 Black Mountain – Black Mountain
19 Mountain Goats – The Sunset Tree
20 The Willowz – Talk in Circles
21 Black Lipstick – Sincerely, Black Lipstick
22 The Books – Lost And Safe
23 Turin Brakes – JackInABox
24 Son Volt – Okemah and the Melody of Riot
25 Solomon Burke – Make Do With What You Got

26 Seater-Kinney – The Woods
27 Supergrass – Road To Rouen
28 The Moaners – Dark Snack
29 Readymade – All the Plans Resting
30 Nine Black Alps – Everything Is
31 The Evens – The Evens
32 Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning
33 50 Foot Wave – Golden Ocean
34 The Boy Least Likely To – The Best Party Ever
35 The Dexateens – Red Dust Rising
36 Dead Meadow – Feathers
37 Ivy – In the Clear
38 Presidents of the USA – Love Everybody
39 Architecture in Helsinki – In Case We Die
40 LCD Soundsystem – LCD Soundsystem
41 Kasabian – Kasabian
42 Turpentine Brothers – We Don’t Care About Your Good Times
43 M.I.A. – Arular
44 Nada Surf – The Weight Is A Gift
45 …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead – Worlds Apart
46 Engineers – Engineers
47 Elbow – Leaders of the Free World
48 Mike Doughty – Haughty Melodic
49 The Ponys – Celebration Castle
50 The Dirtbombs vs. King Kahn & the Shrines – Billiards At Nine Thirty

51 – 75
Amusement Parks on Fire – Amusement Parks on Fire
BBQ – Tie Your Noose
Better Than Ezra – Before the Robots
Bob Mould – Body of Song
Cobra Verde – Copycat Killers
The Cribs – The New Fellas
Dandy Warhols – Odditorium or Warlords of Mars
Early Day Miner – All Harm Ends Here
Joe Perry – Joe Perry
Leon – Uppers and Downers
Lou Barlow – emoH
M Ward – Transistor Radio
Marc Carroll – World On A Wire
Mars Volta – Frances the Mute
Mike Ladd – Negrophilia (The Album)
Nine Inch Nails – With Teeth
Oasis – Don’t Believe The Truth
Queens Of The Stone Age – Lullabies To Paralyze
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – Naturally
Statistics – Often Lie
Super Furry Animals – Love Kraft
Teenage Fanclub – Man Made
They Might Be Giants – Here Come The ABCs!
Thievery Corporation – The Cosmic Game
Willie Nelson – Blue Skies

76 – 100
10000 Things – 10000 Things
Adam Green – Gemstones
Al Green – Everything’s OK
Ben Folds – Songs For Silverman
Boxer Rebellion – Exits
British Sea Power – Open Season
Caribou – The Milk of Human Kindness
Chemical Brothers – Push the Button
The Coral – Invisible Invasion
Dave Matthews Band – Stand Up
Earth – Living in the Gleam of an Unsheathed Sword
Eisley – Room Noises
Garbage – Bleed Like Me
High on Fire – Blessed Black Wings
Jack Johnson – In Between Dreams
Little Brazil – You and Me
M83 – Before the Dawn Heals Us
Mercury Rev – The Secret Migration
Moby – Hotel
Nostalgia 77 – The Garden
Okkervil River – Black Sheep Boy
The Raveonettes – Pretty In Black
Ryan Adams – Cold Roses
Stereophonics – Language Sex Violence Other_
The Yards – The Yards

101+
The 101 – Green Street
Amish Love Child – Amish Love Child
Art Brut – Bang Bang Rock and Roll
Athlete – Tourist
Benny Sings – I Love You- Live at the Bimhuis
Billy Corgan – The Future Embrace
Blind Boys of Alabama, the – Atom Bomb
Bright Eyes – Digital Ash In A Digital Urn
Bruce Springsteen – Devils and Dust
Bullette – The Secrets
Carlos Santana – Playin’ With Carlos
Jason Falkner – Eloquence
John Doe – Forever Hasn’t Happened Yet
The Go-Betweens – Oceans apart + Bonus Disk
Louis XIV – The Best Little Secrets Are Kept
Lulla Bye – Lulla Bye
Magnolia Electric Co. – What Come’s After the Blues
Natalie Imbruglia – Counting Down the Days
Over the Rhine – Drunkard’s Prayer
Patrick Wolf – Wind In the Wires
Populous – Queue For Love
Red As Monkey – Four Break Fast
Rob Thomas – Something To Be
Rooster – Rooster
Sherwood – Sing but Keep Going
Tullycraft – Disenchanted Hearts Unite
Wintersleep – Wintersleep
World Leader Pretend – Punches



singles and EPs

01 The Coral – In the Morning EP
02 Hot Snakes – Peel Sessions EP
03 Bitcrush – Shimmer and Fade EP
04 Landmine Spring – Call Girl 7″
05 Animal Collective (ft. Vashti Bunyan) – Prospect Hummer EP
06 Emiliana Torrini – Sunny Road 12″
07 Camera Obscura – I Love My Jean 7″
08 Matt Pond PA – Winter Songs EP
09 Colin Melloy – Sings Morrissey EP
10 The Format – Snails EP

Beck – E-Pro CDS
Death Cab For Cutie – The John Bird EP
Out Hud – One Life to Leave single
Beck – Gameboy Variations (Hell Yes EP)
Fall Out Boy – Sugar, We’re Going Down promo single
The Delgados – Girls of Valour 7″
Cherryfalls – My Drug CDS
The Killers – Mr. Brightside 12″
The Radio Dept. – This Past Week EP
Louis XIV – Illegal Tender EP
Natalie Imbruglia – Shiver CD singles (AUS & UK)
Vera Violets – Last Kiss CDR EP



remixes, compilations and continuous mixes

01 The Kleptones – From Detroit to JA
02 I Love To Ö Boogie
03 Sympathetic Sounds of Montreal
04 Then Is the New Now
05 Thievery Corporation – The Cosmic Game
06 CafÈ del Mar – 1980-2005: 25th Anniversary
07 Sunday Nights – The Songs of Junior Kimbrough
08 dZihan & Kamien – Fakes
09 Substitution Mass Confusion – A Tribute to the Cars

Blue Note Plays Ray Charles
Curtis Mayfield – Mayfield: Remixed
Motown Meets the Beatles



compendums and reissues

01 The Dirtbombs – If You Don’t Already Have A Look
02 Spirit – Model Shop
03 Brian Eno – More Music For Films (remaster)
04 Mogwai – Government Commissions (BBC Sessions)
05 Fountains of Wayne – Out-of-State Plates
06 Basement Jaxx – The Singles
07 The Smithereens – God Save the Smithereens (deluxe remaster)

Marvin Gaye – Gold (2cd)
Hank Williams – Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
Everything But The Girl – Adapt or Die Ten Years of Remixes



Live recordings

Bloc Party – Lemacq Live 01-03-05
A Girl Called Eddy – Tom Robinson sessions, BBC Radio 01-05-05
Kimya Dawson – The Office, Portland ME 01-09-05
The Futureheads – Amoeba Records, Hollywood CA 01-10-05
Bloc Party – Canal+ Studios, Paris 01-11-05
Badly Drawn Boy – Tsunami Benefit Gig, Cardiff Millenium Stadium 01-11-05
Kasabian – BBC Maida Vale Studios 01-13-05
Bob Mould – The Paradise, Boston MA 01-14-05
Colin Melloy – Cafe du Nord, SF CA 01-16-05
Arcade Fire – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 01-17-05
Arcade Fire – The Casbah, San Diego CA 01-17-05
Beck – The Wiltern, LA CA (Tsunami Benefit) 01-17-05
Tenacious D – The Wiltern, LA CA (Tsunami Benefit) 01-17-05
Comets On Fire – Live in Amsterdam 01-17-05
Emiliana Torrini – Mark Radcliffe Show, BBC Radio 2 01-17-05
Ditty Bops – Taniger, Los Feliz, CA 01-18-05
Comets On Fire – The Hobgoblin, Brighton, UK 01-19-05
The Kills – VPRO Radio 01-19-05
Rogue Wave – The Glasshouse, Pomona CA 01-21-05
Arcade Fire – Emo’s, Austin TX 01-21-05
Modest Mouse – Austin City Limits 01-22-05
Graham Colton Band – 9:30 Club, Washington DC 01-22-05
Six Organs Of Admittance – 12 Bar Club, London 01-24-05
Soundtrack of our Lives – The Troubadour, LA CA 01-26-05
Mercury Rev – Black Sessions 01-31-05
Luna – Fox Theatre, Boulder CO 01-31-05

The Melys – OneMusic Session 02-01-05
The Delgados – Live on Gideon Coe 02-03-05
Beck – The Echo, LA CA 02-04-05
Emiliana Torrini – Live on Tom Robinson 02-05-05
The Knife – OneMusic Session BBC Radio 02-17-05
The Kills – Canal+ Studios, Paris 02-21-05
Bettie Serveert – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 02-22-05
Paul Westerburg – Henry Fonda Theatre, LA CA 02-22-05 : classic train-wreck of a show
Paul Westerburg – Henry Fonda Theatre, LA CA 02-23-05
Beck – Henry Fonda Theatre, LA CA 02-24-05
Ditty Bops – CafÈ du Nord, SF 02-25-05
Brazillian Girls – 9:30 Club, Washington DC 02-25-05
Kings of Leon – 9:30 Club, Washington DC 02-26-05
Luna – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 02-26-05
Luna – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 02-27-05 – matinee show
Luna – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 02-27-05 – late show
Los Lobos – Craterian Ginger Rogers Theatre, Medford OR 02-27-05
Spoon – The Garage, London 02-28-05
Ben Lee – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 02-28-05
Luna – Bowery Ballroom, NYC 02-28-05 – Final Luna show
Mercury Rev – Canal+ Studios, Paris 02-2005
Arcade Fire – Lamacq Live, BBC Radio, Maide Vale 02-2005

Arcade Fire – Maison de La Radio, studio 106 03-07-05 (White Session)
Lou Barlow – The Loft Sessions (#74) (XFM), Wash DC 03-07-05
Slint – Great American Music Hall, SF 03-09-05
Kasabian – The Music Box, Hollywood CA 03-12-05
The Kills – Maison de La Radio, studio 105 03-15-05
Clem Snide – Gypsy Tea Room, Dallas TX 03-16-05
Robert Plant Band – Austin Music Hall, Austin TX 03-17-05
Rilo Kiley – XFM Sessions 03-17-05
The Decemberists – KEXP, Seattle WA 03-18-05
Beck – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 03-21-05
Hot Hot Heat/Kaiser Chiefs/Futureheads – Lamacq Live, BBC Radio, SXSW Festival 03-21-05
Beck – Le Nouveau Casino, Paris FRA 03-24-05
The Kills – Crocodile CafÈ, Seattle WA 03-25-05
The Kills – KEXP, Seattle WA 03-25-05
The Ditty Bops – The Independent, SF CA 03-25-05
They Might Be Giants – Borders Books in-store, SF CA 03-27-05
The Soundtrack of our Lives – Sirius Satellite Session 03-27-05
U2 – San Diego Sports Arena 03-28-05

The Dirtbombs – Beachland Tavern, Cleveland OH 04-01-05
Kings Of Leon – KROQ Studios, LA CA 04-04-05
Dogs Die in Hot Cars – Museum of TV & Radio, NYC (KEXP) 04-06-05
The Soundtrack of our Lives – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 04-07-05
Drive-By Truckers – Amoeba Records, SF CA 04-09-05
Clem Snide – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 04-09-05
Garbage – The Warfield, SF CA 04-10-05
M83 – WERS, Emerson College, Boson MA 04-12-05
The Kills – Black Cat, Washington DC 04-13-05
Elf Power – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 04-15-05
Olivia Tremor Control – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 04-15-05
Clem Snide – Live @ the World CafÈ, WXPN, Philadelphia, PA 04-17-05
The Black Keys – The Dame, Lexington KY 04-20-05
The Decemberists – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 04-21-05
Matt Nathanson – Davies Symphony Hall, SF 04-25-05
Tori Amos – Davies Symphony Hall, SF 04-25-05
Dead Meadow – Warehouse Next Door, Wash. DC 04-27-05
British Sea Power – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 04-28-05

Shivaree – Black Session, Paris FRA 05-02-05
The Dirtbombs – Iota, Arlington, VA 05-03-05
M83 – KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 05-03-05
Sloan – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 05-06-05
Built To Spill – The Metro, Chicago IL 05-07-05
The Raveonettes – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 05-07-05
Spoon – Virgin Records in-store, NYC 05-10-05
MIA – KEXP Studios, Seattle WA 05-11-05
The Raveonettes – Double Door, Chicago IL 05-11-05
The BoDeans – Fox Cities PAC, Appleton WI 05-13-05
The Pixies – Sasquatch Festival, Quincy WA 05-28-08

Spoon – Paradise Rock Club, Boston MA 06-07-05
The Dirtbombs – Nachtleben, Frankfurt GER 06-07-05
Emiliana Torrini – Troubadour, West Hollywood CA 06-08-05
Beck – Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam 06-08-05
The Decemberists – World CafÈ, WXPN, Philadelphia PA 06-09-05
Heavy Trash – Le Swimming, Montreal 06-13-05
50 Foot Wave – Mercury Lounge, NYC 06-14-05
Electrelane – Amoeba Records, SF CA 06-15-05
The La’s – Shepherds Bush Empire, London 06-15-05
The Mountain Goats – China Clipper, Olympia WA 06-18-05
Rilo Kiley – The Grand, SF CA 06-18-05
Lucinda Williams – Stern Grove, SF CA 06-19-05
David Byrne with the Tosca Strings – Mountain Winery, Saratoga CA 06-21-05
White Stripes – Glastonbury Festival 06-24-05
The Waifs – Town Plaza, Carbondale CO 06-24-05
Beck – Vieira do Minho, Portugal 06-26-05

Pink Floyd – Live 8, Hyde Park, London UK 07-02-05
Sufjan Stephens – KEXP 07-23-05


Too late for review:

Juliette & the Licks – ÖLike A Bolt of Lightning EP
Juliette & the Licks – You’re Speaking My Language
Xiu Xiu – La Foret
Emiliana Torrini – Fisherman’s Woman
Stevie Wonder – A Time to Love
Thee Shams – Sign the Line
Tosca – J.A.C.
Dean Gray – American Edit
The Rakes – Capture-Release
Spin Doctors – Nice Talking To Me

Sam Prekop – Who’s Your New Professor
End of Fashion – End of Fashion
King Automatic – Automatic Ray
Sue Jorge – The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Howl
Liz Phair – Somebody’s Miracle
Rogue Wave – Descended Like Vultures
The Guilty Hearts – The Guilty Hearts
Animal Collective – Feels
Beneath the Surface, Vol. 2

Berlin Insane III
Brian Setzer – Rockabilly Riot, Vol. 1 – A Tribute to Sun Records
Help! – A Day in the Life
Sigur RÛs – Takk
Wolfmother – Wolfmother
Jens Lekman – Oh You’re So Silent Jens
The Singing Adams – Problems
Tom Freund – Copper Moon
The Editors – The Back Room
Matt Pond PA – Several Arrows Later

dEUS – Pocket Revolution
Greg Dulli – Amber Headlights
The BellRays – Raw Collection, vol. 2
Drywall – Barbeque Babylon
Franz Ferdinand – You Could Have It So Much Better
The Naysayers – The Naysayers
Silversun Pickups – Pikul EP
Columbian Neckties – Takeaway
The Greenhornes – Sewed Soles
Look At All the Love We Found: A Tribute to Sublime

Scat Rag Boosters – Scat Rag Boosters
Skip Jensen – Abscond
Ok Go – Oh No

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