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DrBeeper’s Faves of 2008

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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 Jim White – Transnormal Skiperoo
02 She & Him – Volume One
03 Silver Jews – Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea
04 Bubblegum Lemonade – Doubleplusgood
05 Gutter Twins – Saturnalia
06 Throw Rag – 2nd Place
07 Calexico – Carried to Dust
08 Black Keys – Attack And Release
09 The Young Republic – 12 Tales From Winter City
10 The Kills – Midnight Boom

11 Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Fight
12 Spiritualized – Songs in A&E
13 TV on the Radio – Dear Science
14 Tilly And The Wall – O
15 Johnossi – All They Ever Wanted
16 Supergrass – Diamond Hoo Ha
17 Elf Power – In A Cave
18 Deerhunter – Microcastle/Weird Era Cont
19 Matthew Sweet – Sunshine Lies
20 The Kooks – Konk
21 Delta Spirit – Ode To Sunshine
22 Black Diamond Heavies – A Touch Of Someone Else’s Class
23 Lambchop – OH
24 Blitzen Trapper – Furr
25 White Denim – Workout Holiday

26 Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely
27 Movie Star Junkies – Melville
28 The Whigs – Mission Control
29 Marah – Angels of Destruction
30 The Aliens – Luna
31 Dosh – Wolves and Wishes
32 Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Sunday at Devil Dirt
33 Fredrik – Na Na Ni
34 Kings Of Leon – Only By The Night
35 Langhorne Slim & The War Eagles – Langhorne Slim & The War Eagles
36 The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
37 Ettes – Look At Life Again Soon
38 Boston Spaceships – Brown Submarine
39 Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
40 Eef Barzelay – Lose Big
41 Lucinda Williams – Little Honey
42 The Cute Lepers – Can’t Stand Modern Music
43 Division of Laura Lee – Violence is Timeless
44 Eagles of Death Metal – Heart On
45 Foxboro Hottubs – Stop Drop And Roll
46 Gentleman Auction House – Alphabet Graveyard
47 Grupo Fantasma – Sonidos Gold
48 Johnny Foreigner – Waited Up Til It Was Light
49 Mates Of State – Re-Arrange Us
50 Why? – Alopecia

51 – 75
Feral Children – Second To The Last Frontier
Five Dollar Priest – Five Dollar Priest
Grammercy Arms – Grammercy Arms
Jason Collett – Here’s to Being Here
Lords Of Altamont – The Altamont Sin
Mountain Goats – Heretic Pride
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
Nightmares on Wax – Thought So…
One For the Team – Build It Up
Quiet Life – Act Natural
Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It
REM – Accelerate
SSM – Break Your Arm For Evolution
17th Chapter – Around the Bend and Then Some
Brimstone Howl – We Came In Peace
Dead Meadow – Old Growth
DeVotchKa – A Mad & Faithful Telling
The Dirtbombs – We Have You Surrounded
The Disciplines – Smoking Kills
Gunslingers – No More Invention
Hotel Lights – Firecracker People
Little Joy – Little Joy
Mogwai – Hawk Is Howling
Pink Skull – Zeppelin 3
Times New Viking – Rip It Off

76 – 100
Gemma Hayes – Hollow Of Morning
The Herbalizer – Same As It Never Was
Nine Inch Nails – The Slip
The Shackeltons – The Shackeltons
Ugress – Unicorn
Absentee – Victory Shorts
Girl Talk – Feed the Animals
Greg Dulli – Live at the Triple Door
Be Your Own Pet – Get Awkward
Beck – Modern Guilt
Bitcrush – Epilogue In Waves
Brothers and Sisters – Fortunately
Cold War Kids – Loyalty to Loyalty
De Novo Dahl – Move Every Muscle Make Every Sound
Dead Trees – King of Rosa
Dr. Dog – Fate
Echo Revolution – A Safe Place To Start
Human Highway – Moody Motorcycle
John Krane – Doris, Buzz and Friends
Les Primitifs du Futur – Tribal Musette
Little Beirut – High Dive
Monkeywrench – Gabriel’s Horn
No Age – Nouns
Ra Ra Riot – The Rhumb Line
Retribution Gospel Choir – Retribution Gospel Choir

101 – 185
AC-DC – Black Ice
The Apes – Ghost Games
The Apples in Stereo – Electronic Projects for Musicians
The B-52s – Funplex
Bears – Simple Machinery
Ben Folds – Way to Normal
Black Angels – Directions to See a Ghost
Black Hollies – Casting Shadows
Black Kids – Partie Traumatic
Bloc Party – Intimacy
Blood Red Shoes – Box of Secrets
Bob Mould – District Line
Breeders – Mountain Battles
The Broken West – Now Or Heaven
Cartridge – Fractures
Cheveu – Cheveu
Chris Joss – Teraphonic Overdubs
Civet – Hell Hath No Fury
Clocks – (untitled)
Colin Meloy – Sings Live
The Cure – 4:13 Dream
Deerhoof – Offend Maggie
Del Tha Funky Homosapien – Eleventh Hour
Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams
DJ Cam – Lost and Found
The Drones – Havilah
Dropkick – Dot The I
Earlimart – Hymn and Her
Elvis Costello and the Imposters – Momofuku
Errors – Its Not Something But It Is Like Whatever
Experimental Aircraft – Third Transmission Meet Me On Echo Terrace
The Fratellis – Here We Stand
Galactic Dice – Alleatoric Grooves
Goodnight Monsters – Summer Challenge
Grand Archives – Grand Archives
HorrorPops – Kiss Kiss Kill Kill
Joe Jackson – Rain
Justice Of The Unicorns – Angels With Uzis
Kaki King – Dreaming of Revenge
Lightspeed Champion – Falling Off the Lavender Bridge
The Little Ones – Morning Tide
Liz Durrett – Outside Our Gates
Local H – Twelve Angry Months
Long Blondes, the – Couples
Los Campesinos! – We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed
Low -vs- Diamond – Low -vs- Diamond
Magnetic Fields – Distortion
Mama Rosin – Tu As Perdu Ton Chemin
MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
Morcheeba – Deep Dive
Mystery Jets – Twenty One
Nada Surf – Lucky
New Bloods – The Secret Life
Oasis – Dig Out Your Soul
Okkervil River – The Stand Ins
The Photographic – Pictures of A Changing World
Port O’Brien – All We Could Do Was Sing
Portishead- Third
Pretenders – Break Up the Concrete
Q-Tip – The Renaissance
Queen Adreena – Djin
Randy Newman – Harps And Angels
Readymade Breakup – Alive on the Vine
Rip Off Artists – Esque
Robert Pollard – Superman Was A Rocker
Robots In Disguise – We’re In the Music Biz
Rosebuds – Life Like
School of Language – Sea from Shore
Snowman – The Horse, The Rat And The Swan
Sons and Daughters – The Gift
Sparks – Exotic Creatures Of The Deep
The Squires of the Subterrain – Feel the Sun
Stereotypes – 5
Stephen Malkmus – Real Emotional Trash
Subways – All or Nothing
Tapes ‘N Tapes – Walk It Off
Thievery Corporation – Radio Retaliation
This Will Destroy You – This Will Destroy You
Tokyo Police Club – Elephant Shell
Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
The Verve – Forth
Wedding Present – El Rey
Whiskey Daredevils – Old Favorites
Youth Group – The Night Is Ours

186 – 322
+/- – X’s On Your Eyes
500 Feelings – The Morning After
54-40 – Northern Soul
Adam Green – Sixes & Sevens
The Afternoons – Sweet Action
Aimee Mann – @#%&! Smilers
Alejandro Escovedo – Real Animal
Amanda Palmer – Who Killed Amanda Palmer
American Music Club – The Golden Age
Andrea Bocelli – Vivere – Live In Tuscany
Anti-Flag – The Bright Lights of America
Autechre – Quaristice
Bachelors Of Science – Science Fiction
Baseball Project – Frozen Ropes And Dying Quails
The BellRays – Hard Sweet And Sticky
Billy Bragg – Mr. Love And Justice
Black Crowes – Warpaint
Black Mountain – In the Future
Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene Presents) – Something For All of Us
Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Bloody Underground
British India – Thieves
British Sea Power – So You Like Rock Music_
Britney Spears – Circus
Cat Power – Jukebox
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies- Susquehanna
Chris Walla – Field Manual
Cliff Hills – The Long Now
Conor Oberst – Conor Oberst
Counting Crows – Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings
Crooked Fingers – Forfeit_Fortune
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – CSNY_Deja Vu live
CSS – Donkey
Daniel Wylie – Car Guitar Star
dEUS – Vantage Point
Dirty Pretty Things – Romance At Short Notice
Doctors And Dealers – Confessions Of A Drunken Mind
Dodos – Visiter
The Dresden Dolls – No, Virginia
Dropkick Murphys – The Meanest of Times (ltd ed)
Duchess Says – Anthologie Des 3 Perchoirs
Duffy – Rockferry
E.S.L. – Eye Contact
Electric Six – Flashy
Emmylou Harris – All I Intended To Be
The Envy Corps – Dwell
The Epochs – The Epochs
Everest – Ghost Notes
Explorers Club – Freedom Wind
Feeder – Silent Cry
Fighting with Wire – Man Vs Monster
Flight of the Conchords – Flight of the Conchords
Futureheads – This Is Not the World
Get Set Go – Sunshine, Joy, And Happiness
Ghosty – Answers
Gimenez-E – Bastard Melodies
Gnarls Barkley – The Odd Couple
The Go Getters – Hot Rod Roadeo
God Is An astronaut – God Is An Astronaut
Headlights – Some Racing, Some Stopping
I Am Kloot – Play Moolah Rouge
Islands – Arms Way
Jakob Dylan – Seeing Things
Jamie Lidell – Jim
Jem – Down to Earth
Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue
John Hiatt – Same Old Man
Jonas Brothers – A Little Bit Longer
Juliana Hatfield – How To Walk Away
k.d. Lang – Watershed
Kaiser Chiefs – Off With Their Heads (deluxe)
Kid Down – I Want My Girlfriend Rich
Klaus Schulze – Virtual Outback
Ladytron – Velocifero
Look See Proof – Between Here And There
Los Lonely Boys – Forgiven
Low of the Low – Land of Lincoln (demos)
Man Man – Rabbit Habits
Man Without Wax – Anchor
Maps – The Wick and the Fire
Marching Band – Spark Large
The Mars Volta – The Bedlam in Goliath
Maybeshewill – Not for Want of Trying
Mazeffect – Horseshoes and Hand Grenades
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes – Have Another Ball
Melody Gardot – Worrisome Heart
Mike Doughty – Golden Delicious
Mock Orange – Captain Love
Mother Mother – O My Heart
Motorhead – Motorizer
Mr. Scruff – Ninja Tuna
Neil Diamond – Home Before Dark
The Night Marchers – See You In Magic
North Mississippi All-Stars – Hernando
Of Montreal – Skeletal Lamping
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Quintet – The Apocalypse Inside Of An Orange
Panic at the Disco – Pretty.Odd
Phantom Planet – Raise The Dead
Pomegranates – Everything is Alive
Primal Scream – Beautiful Future
Ray Davies – Working Man’s Cafe (+bonus tracks)
Ray Lamontagne – Gossip In the Grain
Raydios – Now
Room Eleven – Mmm, Gumbo
The Ruby Suns – Sea Lion
Ryan Adams & the Cardinal – Cardinology
Sam Roberts – Love At The End Of The World
Santogold – Santogold
Sara Bareilles – Between The Lines: Sara Bareilles Live At The Fillmore (DVD audio)
Savalas – Exercise and Karma Drills
Scarlett Johansson – Anywhere I Lay My Head
Sebastien Grainger – Sebastien Grainger and the Mountians
Sheryl Crow – Detours
Sigur Ros – Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust
Slackers – Self Medication
Son Lux – At War With Walls and Mazes
The Stills – Oceans Will Rise
Strut & Shock – Damn You Devil, Let Me Go
Sleepercar – West Texas
Supreme Beings of Leisure – 11i
TAB The Band – Pulling Out Just Enough To Win
Terrible Twos – Jerzy The Giant
Thea Gilmore – Liejacker
These Arms are Snakes – Tail Swallower and Dove
These New Puritans – Beat Pyramid
The Ting Tings – We Started Nothing
Tony Bennett – A Swinging Christmas
Van Morrison – Keep It Simple
The Waifs – Sun Dirt Water
The Walkmen – You And Me
Was (not Was) – Boo!!
We Are Scientists – Brain Thrust Mastery
The Weepies – Hideaway
What Made Milwaukee Famous – What Doesn’t Kill Us
White Light Riot – Atomism
Zita Swoon – Big Blueville
The Zutons – You Can Do Anything

323 +
Absent Kid – Misadventure
The Againsters – A Few Notes on Darwin
All The Saints – Fire On Corridor X
Article A – Stay Now
Awesome Color – Electric Aborigines
Blind Mellon – For My Friends
Boy Kill Boy – Stars And The Sea
Brazilian Girls – New York City
Bryan Adams – 11
Buckcherry – Black Butterfly
The Cat Empire – So Many Nights
Chasing Bailey – Long Story Short
Chilled C’quence – Dream Triggers
Clinic – Do It
Cloud Cult – Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
Clouds – We Are Above You
Clutch – Full Fathom Five Audio Field Recordings
Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
Cool Hand Luke – The Sleeping House
Cowboy Mouth – Fearless
Crystal Stilts – Alight of Night
Damien Jurado – Caught in the Trees
Death Cab For Cutie – Narrow Stairs
Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid
Everlast – Love, War & The Ghost Of Whitey Ford
Forever The Sickest Kids – Underdog Alma Mater
Glen Campbell – Meet Glen Campbell
Go:Audio – Made Up Stories
Guillemots – Red
Hinder – Take It To the Limit
Jack Johnson – Sleep Through the Static
James Taylor – Covers
The Kennedys – Better Dreams
Kids In Glass Houses – Smart Casual
Kilowats and Vanek – Focus and Flow
Klaus Schulze And Lisa Gerrard – Farscape
Leon Russell – In Your Dreams
Lindsey Buckingham – Gift Of Screws
The Living End – White Noise
Look Mexico – The Crucial Collection
M83 – Saturday Youth
Madonna – Hard Candy
Mercury Rev – Strange Attractor
Moby – Last Night
Mount Eerie – Lost Wisdom
My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges
Natasha Bedingfield – Pocketful of Sunshine
The New Year – The New Year
Nicola Conte – Rituals
Nine Inch Nails – Ghost
One Night Only – Started A Fire
Queen and Paul Rodgers – The Cosmos Rocks
Royworld – Man In The Machine
Russian Circles – Station
Russian Red – I Love Your Glasses
Scott Weiland – Happy in Galoshes
Star Fucking Hipsters – Until We’re Dead
Starflyer 59 – Dial M
Story of the Year – The Black Swan
The Storys – Town Beyond The Trees
The Streets – Everything Is Borrowed
Teenage Bottlerocket – Warning Device
Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman – The Fabled City
Torche – Meanderthal
Twilight Sad – Killed My Parents and Hit the Road
UNKLE – More Stories
The Vines – Melodia
Weezer – Weezer (the red album)

Alanis Morissette – Flavors Of Entanglement
Anberlin – New Surrender
The Bell – Make Some Quiet
Dave Barnes – Me And You And The World
Dear And The Headlights – Drunk Like Bible Times
Def Leppard – Songs From The Sparkle Lounge
Delays – Everything’s The Rush
Erykah Badu – Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
The Faint – Fasciinatiion
Filter – Anthems For The Damned
Gavin Rossdale – Wanderlust
Ghostland Observatory – Robotique Majestique
Hot Chip – Made In The Dark
Ida – Lovers Prayers
Jason Mraz – We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things
Jewel – Perfectly Clear
Jex Thoth – Jex Thoth
LA Tool & Die – The Last Thorn of Summer
Lenny Kravitz – It’s Time For A Love Revolution
Louis XIV – Slick Dogs and Ponies
Lucy Bland – Down to Sea Level
Matt Pryor – Confidence Man
Milow – Coming Of Age
Obscured By Clouds – Psycheclectic
Omar Rodriguez Lopez – Calibration (Is Pushing Luck And Key Too Far)
The Pigeon Detectives – Emergency
Razorlight – Slipway Fires
Run Kid Run – Love At The Core
Sebastian Tellier – Sexuality
Script – Script
Shearwater – Rook



singles and EPs

01 Bubblegum Lemonade – Ten Years Younger
02 Radishes – Strychnine EP
03 The Dead Trees – Fort Music EP
04 Strawberry Whiplash – Who’s In Your Dreams
05 Gutter Twins – Adorata EP
06 Brimstone Howl – Tunnel of Love 7”
07 The Brute Chorus – Chateau CDS
08 Neimo – Poison the Chalice EP
09 Unextraordinary Gentlemen – 5 Tales From God Only Knows EP
10 The Howls – Songs EP

11 Wooden Spoon – 3 (Reverb Warship) EP
12 CSS – Left Behind cds
13 The Estranged – Sacred Decay 7”
14 The Information – Natural Language EP
15 Antony and the Johnsons – Another World EP

16-40
Amon Tobin – Taxidermia EP
Ben Folds – You Don’t Know Me EP
Bomb The Sun – Bomb The Sun EP
Comfort Fit – Restless Legs EP
Dropout Year – On A Lighter Note EP
Embarassing Fruits – The First Time EP
Go:Audio – Made Up Stories CDS
Joseph Arthur – Could We Survive EP
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Jerry 7”
White Stripes – Conquest pts. 1 & 2

Animal Collective – Water Curses EP
A Year To Remember – Targets EP
Basement Jaxx – Twerk EP
Brimstone Howl – Euro Tour 2×7”
Crystal Antlers – Crystal Antlers EP
Digital Leather – She Had A Cameltoe 7”
Eagle Seagull – I Hate EPs EP
Future Loop Foundation – Sunshine Philosophy EP
Minus the Bear – Acoustics EP
Mobius Band – Love Will Reign Supreme EP
Phone Calls From Home – Phone Calls From Home EP
Sailmaker – Build A Fire EP
Sleepwalk, A Robot – Sleepwalk, A Robot EP
Stages and Stereos – Stages and Stereos EP
The Zutons – Always Right Behind You CDS

the rest
The Apathy Eulogy – Introduction: Walk North When Winter Hits EP
Brighten – Early Love EP
A Bird A Sparrow – A Bird A Sparrow EP
Crookers – Mad Kidz EP
Lottergirls – Bonfini EP
The Maple State – Say Scientist EP
Redtrack – Wait Around EP
Speed n’ Spikes 7″
Annuals – Wet Zoo EP
The Antlers – New York Hospitals EP
Bad Sports – Bad Sports 7″
Bloc Party – Mercury CDS
Clinic – Free Not Free CDS
Clinic – The Witch CDS
Cornelius – Gum EP
The Cure – Hypnagogic Stages EP
Fifty Sixx – Prescriptions For The Rich EP
Fleet Foxes – Sun Giant EP
Four Tet – Ringer EP
Gnarls Barkley – Run CDS
HoneyHoney – Loose Boots EP
iLiKETRAiNS – We Go Hunting CDS
Kylie – Wow CDS
Lorena Drive – Out Alive EP
Milla Jovovich – laptop demos
MSTRKRFT – Bounce CDS
N.E.R.D. – Everyone Nose (remix) CDS
N.E.R.D. – Spazz CDS
Natasha Bedingfield – Love Like This CDS
The National – The Virginia EP
Noisecontrollers – Shreek 7”
Organ – Thieves EP
Sex Vid – Nests 7”
The Shapeshifters – Chime CDS
Sleaze Phonics – Rock Ya Head Top EP
Tegan & Sara – I’ll Take the Blame EP
White Lies – Death EP
Zero db – Heavyweight Gringos sampler
A Thorn For Every Heart – Pick Up the Pieces EP
Deas Vail – White Lights EP
Ellison – Color of Compassion EP
Looks To Make History – Looks To Make History EP
Midnight Matinee – Contrast in Color EP
Sinking – Dead Mans Groove EP
The Summer Set – In Color EP
There For Tomorrow – There For Tomorrow EP
Twilight Sad – Here, It Never Snowed. Afterwards It Did EP
Urban Deep – Urban Deep EP



remixes, compilations and continuous mixes

01 Eels – Useless Trinkets (1996-2006)
02 Notwave
03 Jay Reatard – Matador Singles Series
04 Jay Reatard – Singles 06-07

5-10
Belle & Sebastian – BBC Sessions
Jesus And Mary Chain – The Power of Negative Thinking: B-sides and Rarities
Johnny Cash – The Very Best Of Johnny Cash
Juno OST
Rough Trade Shops Counter Culture 07
The Funhouse Comp Thing II

the rest
70′S Dinner Party: Music To Fondue To
Cafe Del Mar Vol. 15
City Lounge 4 (4cd)
Cypress Hill – Collections
Download, Dig It or Die
Essential R&B Hit Selection
Fergie – Collaborations and Remixes
Hotel Costes 11
Lagos Shake – A Tony Allen Chop Up
Late Night Tales – Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys)
Lauryn Hill – Ms. Hill
Legends of Country – 36 Great Performances
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist (OST)
Northstar – Broken Parachute
Pineapple Express OST
Rancid – B Sides And C Sides
Sex & The City OST
Soulsville Sings Hitsville (Stax Sings Songs Of Motown Records)
Stax Does the Beatles
Very Best Of Outlaw Country
Warped Tour 2008 Compilation
Weeds – Music From the Series vol. 3
Wet & Wild – Compiled By Twilight



compendiums and reissues

01 King Khan & the Shrines – The Supreme Genius of
02 Apples in Stereo – The Discovery Of A World Inside The Moone (reissue)
03 Liz Phair – Exile In Guyville [15th Anniversary Edition]
04 Elton John – Tumbleweed Connection (remaster)
05 Dax Riggs – If This Is Hell Then I’m Lucky (reissue)
06 Intruders – Save the Children (remastered)-1973
07 Apse – Spirit (reissue)

Beck – Odelay (deluxe)
Devo – This Is Devo
Blondie – Parallel Lines (reissue)
Miles Davis – Kind of Blue (50th anniv. Ed. – remastered)
Sam Cooke – The Man Who Invented Soul
Gomez – Bring It On (10th anniv collectors ed)
Lemonheads – It’s A Shame About Ray (remaster)
Minus The Bear – They Make Beer Commercials Like This EP (remastered)
Mogwai – Young Team (deluxe edition)
Queen – A Kind of Magic (reissue)
Radiohead – The Best of
Soul Children – Finders Keepers (remastered)-1976
Sunn O))) – OO Void (reissue)



Live recordings

Half Man Half Biscuit – Live On Marc Riley 01-04
Rogue Wave – Daytrotter Session 01-07
Langhorne Slim and the War Eagles – Hotel Oregon, McMinnville OR 01-19
Arcade Fire – Enmore Theatre, Sydney AUS 01-23 FM
Spoon – Enmore Theatre, Sydney AUS 01-23 FM
Heavy Trash – La Maroquinerie, Paris FRA 01-27
Black-Eyed Snakes – The Brewhouse, Duluth MN 01-31

Blitzen Trapper – Daytrotter session 02-18

Gutter Twins – La Maroquinerie, Paris FRA 02-19
The Dirtbombs – The Picador, Iowa City IA 02-22
Cat Power – Live on KCRW 02-29

Radio Moscow – Swamp, Frieberg GER 03-04
The Dirtbombs – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne AUS 03-07
Fleet Foxes – The Beta Bar, Tallahassee FL 03-07

Blitzen Trapper – The Beta Bar, Tallahassee FL 03-07

John Mellencamp – Rock and Roll HOF 03-10
The Kills – WOXY.com Lounge Act – SXSW 03-11
Bob Mould Band – The Paradise, Boston MA 03-12
Elf Power – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 03-29

The B-52s – Live On KCRW 04-02
Tapes ‘n Tapes – Daytrotter Session 04-07
Kelley Stoltz – Daytrotter Session 04-08
The Gutter Twins – Manchester Academy 3, 04-08
Black Keys – 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis MN 04-11 early show
Spoon – The Norva, Norfolk VA 04-12 [matrix]
The Eels – Live on KCRW 04-15
Califone – National Theatre, Richmond VA 04-16
Fleet Foxes – Daytrotter Session 04-17
White Denim – Daytrotter Session 04-25
Carbon/Silicon – Coachella, Indio CA 04-26
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – BJCC Arena, Birmingham AL 04-26
The Eels – Enmore Theatre, Sydney AUS 04-27
dEUS – Black Session, Studio 104, Maison de la Radio, Paris, FR 04-28
She and Him – Vista Theatre, LA CA 04-28

The Breeders – Amoeba Records in-store, SF CA 05-01
The Raconteurs – Stubb’s BBQ, Austin TX 05-03
The Raconteurs – Gentilly Stage, Jazz Fest NOLA 05-04
The Kills – Opera House, Toronto ONT 05-06
The Dirtbombs – KEXP Studio, Seattle WA 05-13
Islands – Daytrotter Session 05-19
Bob Mould Band – Manchester Academy 2, 05-24
Mountain Goats – Daytrotter Session 05-26
Spiritualized – Live on KCRW 05-27 (acoustic with strings)

Bob Mould Band – Luxor, Cologne GER 06-03
Jim White – Daytrotter Session 06-04
The Kills – Black Session, Maison de la Radio, Paris FRA 06-10
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Manchester Academy 2 ENG 06-12
My Bloody Valentine – Institute of Contemporary Arts, London ENG 06-13
Spoon – Daytrotter Session 06-16
Tom Waits – Jones Hall, Houston TX 06-22
Liz Phair – Fillmore, SF CA Exile in Guyville 06-23
Liz Phair – Hiro Ballroom, NYC Exile in Guyville 06-25
Cheap Trick & Hollywood Bowl Orchestra & more – Sgt Pepper 41st Anniversary Show, Hollywood Bowl, LA CA 06-28

Dirtbombs – Wellington Festival, Lodi ITA 07-02
Gutter Twins – The Roxy, LA CA 07-10
Green River – Sunset Tavern, Seattle WA (secret show) 07-10
The Brakes – Wiggins Park, Camden NJ (XPoNential Music Fest 6) 07-11
Possessed By Paul James – Rudyards, Houston TX 07-11
Scott H Biram – Rudyards, Houston TX 07-11
Bob Log III – Rudyards, Houston TX 07-11
Mudhoney – Marymoor Park, Redmond WA (SP20 Festival) 07-12
Vaselines, the – Marymoor Park, Redmond WA (SP20 Festival) 07-12
Green River – Marymoor Park, Redmond WA (SP20 Festival) 07-13
Spoon – Prespect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn NY 07-15
The Moaners – Deep Blues Festival, Washington County Fairgrounds, Lake Elmo MN SBD 07-18
Spoon – Union Park, Chicago IL, Pitchfork festival 07-20
Randy Newman – The Largo, LA CA – Harps & Angels Live in LA for NPR 07-23

The Kills – Grant Park, Chicago IL, Lollapalooza 2008, 08-01
The Whigs – Lollapalooza: Grant Park, Chicago IL 08-03
Langhorne Slim – Blue Lamp, Sacramento CA 08-05 [matrix]
Richard Hawley – Picturedrome, Holmfirth ENG 08-15
Gutter Twins – Liverpool Academy 2 08-30
Beck – The Independent, SF CA 08-31

Blitzen Trapper – Daytrotter session 09-03

Calexico – Secret Show In Berlin – Balhaus Ost, Berlin 09-06
Mercury Rev – Black Session, Maison de la Radio Studio 105, Paris FRA 09-15
Spoon – Fillmore, SF CA 09-22
The Kills – Greek Theatre, LA CA 09-23
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Wilbur Theatre, Boston MA 09-25
Butthole Surfers – Stubb’s BBQ, Austin TX 09-27
Calexico – Live in Session on KCRW 09-30
My Bloody Valentine – Concourse Design Center, SF CA 09-30

Elephant 6 Orchestra – Cine, Athens GA 10-07
The Whigs – People’s Court, Des Moines IA 10-08 [matrix]
David Byrne – Wells Fargo Center For The Arts, Santa Rosa CA 10-08
Boston Spaceships – The Highdive, Champaign IL 10-09
Silver Jews – The Picador, Iowa City IA 10-09
Calexico – Columbiahalle, Berlin GER 10-09
Calexico – La Cigale, Paris FRA 10-14
Calexico – Volkshaus, Zurich SWI 10-17
Calexico – Rolling Stone, Milan ITA 10-18
Calexico – Gasometer, Vienna AUS 10-21
Calexico – Fabrik, Hamburg GER Crew Appreciation Show 48khz 10-23
Matthew Sweet – The Paradise, Boston MA 10-27
Eef Barzelay – Daytrotter Session 10-29
The Ruby Suns – Daytrotter Session 10-30

Tilly & the Wall – BBC Radio, Rob da Bank Session 11-03
Matthew Sweet – WXPN World CafÈ, Philadelphia PA FM 11-05
Eagles of Death Metal – Electric Fetus (in-store), Minneapolis MN 11-08
Gutter Twins – The Paradise, Boston MA 11-09
The Broken West – Daytrotter Session 11-09
Elf Power – Blue Lamp, Sacramento CA 11-12
Calexico – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC 11-12
Calexico – Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia PA 11-14
Calexico – Somerville Theatre, Somerville MA 11-16
Beck – Live in Session on KCRW 11-18
REM Murmur Tribute 11-25-08
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Camerimage Film Festival, Filharmonia Lodzka, Lodz POL 11-29
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – ColumbiaClub, Berlin GER 11-30

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Volkshaus, Basel CH 12-02
Blitzen Trapper – Independent SF, CA 12-02

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – BBC Radio, Radcliffe show FM 12-15
Mercury Rev – Live in Session on KCRW 12-16
Crooked Fingers – Daytrotter Session 12-17
Of Montreal – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 12-30
Flaming Lips – Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City, OK 12-31

Calexico – BBC Lamarr session and interview FM


Too late for review:


Fucked Up – The Chemistry Of Common Life : punk-tastic
Giant Sand – proVISIONS
Mercury Rev – Snowflake Midnight
Pavement – Brighten the Corners (Nicene Creedence Ed)
Alaska In Winter – Holiday : auto-tune, bah

Amadou and Mariam – Welcome to Mali
Band of Heathens – The Band of Heathens
Bardo Pond – Batholith : drone
Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours : 80’s redux, bah
Emiliana Torrini – Me and Armani

Fight Like Apes – And The Mystery Of The Golden Medallion
Fight Like Apes – How Am I Supposed to Kill You If You Have All the Guns EP
Forest Fire – Survival : fun, loose, barroom indie-rock-folk
Glasvegas – Glasvegas
GoodLuck Boys – Gift Of Time : fairly succesfully very weird

KSGR Broadcasts Vol. 16
The Kinks – Picture Book
Los Campesinos! – Hold On Now, Youngster
Mogwai – Bat Cat EP
War On Drugs – Wagonwheel Blues : moments of brilliance

On Travel & My Cellphone is Better Than Your Cell Phone – (split lp)
On Travel & Praw – The War Begins (split lp)
On Travel & Praw – Yellow Paper (split lp)
Adam Stephens – Vile Affections
Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

Cessna Slim’s Auto Club – Cipher
Colin Meloy – Colin Meloy Sings Sam Cooke EP (tour only)
Decemberists, the – Always the Bridesmaid
Thee Emergency – Solid : starts slow, gets awesome
They Might Be Giants – Here Come the 123s

Two-Cow Garage – Speaking In Cursive
Ike & Tina Turner – We’ve Always Had The Blues (reissue)

Booby Traps – Makin’ It With
First Floor Power – Don’t Back Down
Garage Annual Report

Mystery Girls – Incontinopia
The Parties – Can’t Come Down
Thomas Function – Celebration!
Time & Space Machine – The Time & Space Machine Volume 1
Carusella – Carusella

Isobel Campbell And Mark Lanegan – Keep Me In Mind Sweetheart EP
Palpitation – I’m Happy Now
Red Eyed Legends – Wake Up, Legend
Tame Impala – Tame Impala EP
How I Became the Bomb – Vol. 1: Who Dares Wins

The Battlemen – Call To Arms LP (Mono)
Kurt Vile – Constant Hitmaker
Los Campesinos!/No Age/Times New Viking split 7″
Pizzas – Bad Ass Youth 7″
VA – RYM Ultimate Box Set: Garage Punk

Wooden Shjips – Vampire Blues CDS
Wooden Shjips – Vol. 1
Ben Kweller – How Ya Lookin’ Southbound? Come In… EP
Nobunny – Give It To Me 7″
Pavilion – Spoils Of War CDS

Portugal, the Man – Censored Colors
Beets, the – Spit On The Face of People Who Don’t Wan’t To Be Cool
Jacuzzi Boys – Island Ave 7″
Spooks – Death from Beyond the Grave
iji – Soup Or Salad

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