11. Genghis Tron - Board Up The House (Relapse)
I like zombies.
10. Hot Chip - Made In The Dark (EMI)
I think you think I am about to throw the towel in. You couldn't be more wrong.
9. Gas - Nah Und Fern (Kompakt)
Get on the train and everything will be fine.
8. Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling (Wall Of Sound/Spunk)
We thought it was smooth sailing but the rough seas crept up on us.
7. Rex The Dog - The Rex The Dog Show (Hundehaus/Co-Op)
Sometimes being sad makes being happy amazing again.
6. Deerhunter - Microcastle (Kranky/4AD)
I dreamt that everyone was there. Everyone.
5. Sebastian - Remixes (Because/Ed Banger)
This dissatisfied partying period can only last so long.
4. Jay Reatard - Matador Singles '08 (Matador)
It was like *BAM* and I'm fixed.
3. Valet - Naked Acid (Kranky)
We took xanax and piked at the boarding lounge.
2. Erykah Badu - New Amerykah: Part One (4th World War) (Motown)
Calm and composed at the point of collapse.
1. Torche - Meanderthal (Hydra Head)
Boris - Smile (Southern Lord)
Clark - Turning Dragon (Warp)
The Diamond Sea - Slow Signal (Yellow Ghost)
Extortion - Sick (Common Bond)
Flagitious Idiosyncrasy in the Dilapidation - Flagitious Idiosyncrasy In The Dilapidation (Bizarre Leprous)
Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna (Warp/The Social Registry)
Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple (Warner)
Al Green - Lay It Down (Blue Note)
Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules And Love Affair (DFA)
Little Joy - Little Joy (Rough Trade)
Melvins - Nude With Boots (Ipecac)
Mercury Rev - Snowflake Midnight (V2)
M.O.T.O. - Battle Of The Band: Greatest Hits 1988-2005 (Aarght!)
Neon Neon - Stainless Style (Lex)
The Phoenix Foundation - Happy Ending (Flying Nun)
theredsunband - The Shiralee (Enchanted)
Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me (Rough Trade)
Sparks - Exotic Creatures Of The Deep (Lil' Beethoven)
Suicide - Live 1977-1978 6CD (Blast First Petite)
Thank You Friends: The Ardent Records Story - Various Artists (Big Beat)
Useless Children - Useless Children (Exo)
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Happy holidays and lotsa love,