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RE: [thewire] Year-End List

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  • Pablo Bernet
    Somebady of yours can send the electronic ranking of this year. Thanks.
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 7, 2002
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      Somebady of yours can send the electronic ranking of this year.

      Thanks.

      > -----Mensaje original-----
      > De: A.S. Van Dorston [SMTP:anthony@...]
      > Enviado el: sábado 5 de enero de 2002 19:30
      > Para: thewire@yahoogroups.com
      > Asunto: [thewire] Year-End List
      >
      > Finally got the latest Wire with their Top 50. The Wire has an annoying
      > policy of including reissues and compilations in the list. I just included
      > the NEW music.
      >
      > It's funny how The Wire is known for covering stuff that no one else does
      > -- electronica, improv, modern composition and outer limits, yet commercial
      > American hip hop & r&b nearly beats out everything (Jay-Z, Cannibal Ox,
      > Missy Elliot, N*E*R*D, Saul Williams). Strange surprises were Bonnie
      > 'Prince' Billy and Low.
      >
      > New discoveries for me are Fennesz, No-Neck Blues Band, Electrelane and
      > Jackie O Motherfucker. I look forward to checking those out.
      >
      > Odd fact -- the two polar opposite magazines, The Wire and Rolling Stone
      > are the ONLY magazines to have Bjork number one in their lists, other than
      > my own Fast 'n' Bulbous (www.fastnbulbous.com). Everyone else listed her
      > further down. I don't think any other artist came close.
      >
      > I'm glad The Wire does what it does, but one has to take their list with a
      > grain of salt as far as music that is actually enjoyable. As impressive as
      > Cannibal Ox is, I could only listen to the whole thing through in one
      > listen once. It doesn't get played much, which made it sink lower in my
      > list than it was originally. Bonnie 'Prince' Billie and Low released
      > relatively substandard albums compared to their other stuff, whereas The
      > Strokes don't even exist as far as they're concerned, heh.
      >
      > 1 Bjork * Vespertine
      > 2 Cannibal Ox * The Cold Vein
      > 3 Fennesz * Endless Summer
      > 5 Le Tigre * Feminist Sweepstakes
      > 8 Missy Elliot * Miss E...So Addictive
      > 9 Herbert * Bodily Functions
      > 10 No-Neck Blues Band * Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones
      > 11 Saul Williams * Amethyst Rock Star
      > 12 Jay-Z * The Blueprint
      > 14 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds * No More Shall We Part
      > 15 Bonnie 'Prince' Billy * Ease Down The Road
      > 16 Electrelane * Rock It To The Moon
      > 18 Radiohead * Amnesiac
      > 19 Low * Things We Lost In The Fire
      > 20 N-E-R-D * In Search Of...
      > 22 Spring Heel Jack * Masses
      > 23 Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO * La Novia
      > 25 The Necks * Aether
      > 26 Taku Sugimoto * Italia
      > 27 Tortoise * Standards
      > 28 Toshimaru Nakamura * Sachiko M * Do
      > 29 Matmos * A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure
      > 30 Jackie O Motherfucker * Liberation
      > 31 Fushitsusha * Origin's Hesitation
      > 32 Mercury Rev * All Is Dream
      > 34 Pulp * We Love Life
      > 35 David S Ware * Corridors & Parallels
      > 36 Glass Cage
      > 37 Roots Manuva * Run Come Save Me
      > 38 Buck 65 * Man Overboard
      > 39 Cyclo
      > 40 John Butcher/Derek Bailey/Rhodri Davies * Vortices & Angels
      > 41 DJ Rupture * Gold Teeth Thief
      > 43 Aesop Rock * Labor Days
      > 46 His Name Is Alive * Someday My Blues Will Cover The Earth
      > 47 Jemeel Moondoc * Revolt of the Negro Lawn Jockeys
      > 48 Supersilent * 5
      > 49 Sylvia Hallett * White Fog
      > 50 Solid Steel Presetns DJ Food & DK * Now, Listen!
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