Saturday, December 8, 2007

best of '07

Albums of '07:
1. Of Montreal, Hissing Fauna, are you the Destroyer?
2. Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
3. The Rowboats, 4 Years...

Best Piece of New Pop Culture:
1. Flight of the Conchords
2. Children of Men

Book:
1. White Bicycles by Joe Boyd

Old Book:
1. Preston Falls by David Gates
(AWESOME!!!)

Happy Surprises:
1. Ray Davies, Working Man's Cafe
2. Robyn Hitchcock, Ole Tarantuala!
3. Mercury Rev, Leg My Ego

Songs of '07:
The Walkmen: Louisiana
Spoon: You Got Y'r Cherry Bomb
Yo La Tengo: Black Flowers
The Hong Kong: Tongue Tied
The Shins: Sleeping Lessons
Robyn Hitchcock: Ole Tarantula!
Elk City: Los Cruzados
The White Stripes: Icky Thump
Feist: 1 2 3 4
The Black Lips: Veni, Vidi, Vici

Finds of '07:
1. Milk 'n' Cookies, s/t
2. Comet Gain (thanks T.C.)
3. Sloan
4. Lou Reed, Coney Island Baby
5. The Shock of the New, Robert Hughs
6. Cheap Trick, In Color
7. Ronnie Lane and Ron Wood, Mahoney's Last Stand

Discoveries/Realizations:
1. Jose Feliciano was blind, not just cool (I never knew)

2 comments:

holly martins said...

Discovery/Realizations #2
Lou Reed is a dick, not just cool (I never knew)
Discovery/Realizations #3
Freddy and the Dreamers never had a gimmick, that was what went wrong.
Discovery/Realization #4
Gene Clark should have sang the lead on every Byrds' song. RM shoulda just played some awesome guitar and backing vocals. Then they would've been the American Beatles.

anthony campuzano said...

discovery i found recently is that comet gain are from croydon not brighton it might not seem like much but yeah i love comet gain. clem i gotta come through i got some killer jams to share. i wanna see you live bro play philly! i got this great live version of showbiz kids by steely dan which let me exhale and say okay to my ears' apparent joy of such a fussy band.