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  • lost in vietnam... my ipod that is

    12 jui. 2007, 2h08m

    lost my ipod last week in hanoi, vietnam, so i won't be scrobbling for the next little bit, at least until i get back to hong kong.

    right now i'm waiting for a bus in hoi an, vietnam, if you must know!
  • the neon bible?

    22 mars 2007, 20h34m

    it has to be played loud. really loud, ideally.
  • best of the 00s (updated every now and then)

    20 mars 2007, 21h24m

    my favourite albums of the 00s so far...

    1. The Arcade Fire - Funeral (2004)
    2. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002)
    3. The New Pornographers - Electric Version (2003)
    4. The Strokes - Is This It (2001)
    5. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People (2003)
    6. The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free (2004)
    7. Radiohead - Kid A (2000)
    8. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods (2005)
    9. Beck - Sea Change (2002)
    10. Basement Jaxx - Rooty (2001)

    11. Junior Boys - Last Exit (2004)
    12. Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun (2000)
    13. The Arcade Fire - Neon Bible (2007)
    14. Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene (2005)
    15. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema (2005)
    16. Daft Punk - Discovery (2001)
    17. At The Drive-In - Relationship of Command (2000)
    18. Built To Spill - You In Reverse (2006)
    19. The New Pornographers - Mass Romantic (2000)
    20. The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)

    21. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002)
    22. Spoon - Kill the Moonlight (2002)
    23. The Notwist - Neon Golden (2002)
    24. The Decemberists - Picaresque (2005)
    25. Aphex Twin - Chosen Lords (2006)
    26. New Order - Get Ready (2001)
    27. The Streets - Original Pirate Material (2002)
    28. The Shins - Chutes Too Narrow (2003)
    29. Wide Mouth Mason - Stew (2000)
    30. Jack Johnson - Brushfire Fairytales (2001)

    31. Primal Scream - XTRMNTR (2000)
    32. Final Fantasy - He Poos Clouds (2006)
    33. The Knife - Silent Shout (2006)
    34. Outkast - Stankonia (2000)
    35. Death Cab For Cutie - Plans (2005)
    36. Lucinda Williams - World Without Tears (2003)
    37. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm (2005)
    38. Bjork - Vespertine (2001)
    39. Jack Johnson - In Between Dreams (2005)
    40. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem (2005)


    Some other favourites:
    - Neil Young - 1971: Live at Massey Hall (2007)
    - Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007)
    - Patty Griffin - Children Running Through (2007)
    - Wilco - Sky Blue Sky (2007)
    - Sufjan Stevens - Illinois (2005)
    - M.I.A. - Arular (2005)
    - The Shins - Wincing the Night Away (2007)
    - Robyn - Robyn (2005)
    - Stars - Set Yourself On Fire (2005)
    - Death Cab For Cutie - Transatlanticism (2003)
    - TV On The Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain (2006)
    - Aaliyah - Aaliyah (2001)
    - Norah Jones - Come Away With Me (2002)
    - Wilco - A Ghost Is Born (2004)
    - Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell (2003)
    - The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike (2005)
    - The White Stripes - White Blood Cells (2001)
    - Green Day - Warning (2000)
    - Bran Van 3000 - Discosis (2001)
    - Sam Roberts - We Were Born In A Flame (2003)
    - Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2000)
    - Antony and the Johnsons - I Am A Bird (2005)
    - Joseph Arthur - Come To Where I'm From (2000)
    - Stars - Heart (2003)
    - Modest Mouse - Good News For People Who Love Bad News (2005)
    - Kanye West - College Dropout (2005)
    - St. Germain - Tourist (2000)


    (updated april '07)
  • wake up

    19 mars 2007, 1h07m

    Something filled up
    My heart with nothing
    Someone told me not to cry

    But now that I'm older
    My heart's colder
    And I can see that it's a lie


    The Arcade Fire unplugged in New York --



    Magic.
  • best of 2006

    20 déc. 2006, 22h14m

    my favourite albums of 2006, in rough order of current preference...

    - Built To Spill - You In Reverse
    - The Knife - Silent Shout
    - Final Fantasy - He Poos Clouds
    - Junior Boys - So This Is Goodbye
    - TV On The Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain
    - Cat Power - The Greatest
    - Malajube - Trompe L'oiel
    - Aphex Twin - Chosen Lords
    - Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass


    can't wait for 2007!
  • new pornographers oct. 17

    15 oct. 2006, 20h35m

    holy crap I can't wait to see The New Pornographers on tuesday!