December 30, 2003

BEST OF 2004


1. Jay-Z “99 Problems” (Roc-a-Fella/Def Jam)
2. The Streets “Fit But You Know It” (Vice)
3. Britney Spears “Toxic” (Jive)
4. M.I.A. “Galang” (Showbiz/XL)
5. Snow Patrol “Spitting Games” (Fiction/Polydor UK)
6. Ghostface & Jadakiss “Run” (Def Jam)
7. Cherie “I’m Ready” (Lava)
8. Annie “Chewing Gum” (679)
9. Usher & Lil Jon “Yeah!” (Arista)
10. The Ponys “Let’s Kill Ourselves” (In The Red)
11. Snoop Dogg f/Pharrell “Drop It Like It’s Hot” (Doggstyle/Geffen)
12. Nina Sky f/Jabba “Move Ya Body” (Next Plateau/Universal)
13. Britney Spears “(I’ve Just Begun) Having My Fun” (Jive)
14. Mya & Chingy "Fallen" (Polow da Don remix) (Universal)
15. Jentina “French Kisses” (Virgin)
16. Ghostface & Comp “Run” (Pistol Pete Remix)
17. Tegan and Sara “Take Me Anywhere” (Sanctuary)
18. Cam’ron “Get ‘Em Girls” (Roc-a-Fella)
19. Miss Kittin “Professional Distortion” (Astralwerks)
20. Ciara f/Petey Pablo “Goodies” (La Face)
21. Bright Eyes “Lua” (Saddle Creek)
22. Damien Rice “Cannonball” (WEA)
23. The Mountain Goats “Quito” (4AD)
24. “Superlangalang!” (M.I.A. vs. Super Mario)
25. Dizzee Rascal “Stand Up Tall” (XL)
26. Charlotte Hatherley “Kim Wilde” (Double Dragon)
27. Christina Milian “I Need More” (Island)
28. Fabolous “Breathe” (Atlantic)
29. The Thermals “How We Know” (Sub Pop)
30. Gretchen Wilson “Homewrecker” (Epic)
31. Lindsay Lohan “First” (Casablanca)
32. Charlotte Hatherley “Summer”(Double Dragon)
33. Franz Ferdinand “The Dark of The Matinee” (Domino)
34. Kelly Clarkson “Since You’ve Been Gone” (RCA)
35. Keren Ann “Not Going Anywhere” (Blue Note)
36. Lady Sovereign “Ch-Ching (Cheque 1, 2)” (Casual)
37. Shystie “Step Bac” (Polydor UK)
38. Britney Spears & Ying Yang Twins “(I Got That) Boom Boom” (Jive)
39. Caro “My Little Pony” (Orac)
40. Dunproofin’ “Get Over (GYBO not GYRO mix)”
41. Goddamn Guest “Pass The Word (Beasties vs. Beatles)” (
42. The Fontaine Toups “Who Told You? (Teen Beat)
43. The Go Team “The Power Is On” (Memphis Industries)
44. Butterfly Boucher “Life Is Short” (A&M)
45. Dem Franchize Boyz “White Tees” (Universal)
46. Slim Thug “I Ain't Heard Of That” f/Pharrell (Interscope)
47. Katy Rose “Overdrive” (V2/BMG)
48. U2 “Vertigo” (Interscope)
49. Alter Ego “Rocker” (Klang Elektronik)
50. Van Hunt “Dust” (Capitol)
51. Rachel Stevens “Some Girls” (Polydor UK)
52. J-Kwon “Tipsy” (So So Def)
53. The Hives “Walk Idiot Walk” (Interscope)
54. Kellie Coffey “Texas Plates” (BNA)
55. RJD2 “Exotic Talk” (Def Jux)
56. Lindsay Lohan “Symptoms of You” (Casablanca)
57. Annie “Heartbeat” (679)
58. Lil’ Wayne “Go D.J.” (Cash Money/Universal)
59. Vybz Kartel “Buddy Nuh Done” (Greensleeves)
60. Jae Millz “No, No, No” (Wanna Blow/Reprise)
61. Estelle “1980” (V2)
62. Melonie Cannon “Nothin’ To Lose” (Skaggs Family)
63. Frou Frou “Holding Out For A Hero”
64. Dunproofin’ “Don't Call Me Rocker”
65. Lloyd Banks “On Fire” (G-Unit/Interscope)
66. Brandy “Sadiddy” (Atlantic)
67. Eminem “Mosh” (Interscope)
68. Soviettes “#1 Is Number Two” (Adeline)
69. Keren Ann “I Was Made To Love Magic” (Blue Note)
70. The Concretes “You Can't Hurry Love” (Astralwerks)
71. Butterfly Boucher “Can You See The Light?” (A&M)
72. The Hives “Abra Cadaver” (Interscope)
73. The Mountain Goats “The Young Thousands” (4AD)
74. Alanis Morissette “Eight Easy Steps” (Maverick)
75. Jay-Z “Dirt Off Your Shoulder” (Roc-a-Fella)
76. Skating Club “San Francisco” (Kimchee)
77. Slim Thug “Like a Boss” (Interscope)
78. Tift Merritt “Wait It Out” (Lost Highway)
79. Low Millions “Eleanor” (Manhattan/EMI)
80. Dizzee Rascal “Dream” (XL)`
81. Akon “Locked Up” remix f/Styles P (SRC/Universal)
82. R. Kelly “Happy People” (Jive)
83. Daddy Yankee “Gasolina” (Universal)
84. Wilco “I Am A Wheel” (Nonesuch)
85. DJ BC “Nothing In Its Right Place (Radiohead & Roots)” (
86. SCO Network “Oops, Oh My (Unplugged)”
87. Colin Hay “I Just Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You” (Epic)
88. Pastor Troy “Ridin’ Big” (Universal)
89. Portobella: "Covered in Punk" (Island, U.K.).
90. Brad Paisley “Make A Mistake” (BMG)
91. Go Home Productions “Girl Wants To Say Goodbye To Rock and Roll” (
92. Kelis “Trick Me (Tiefschwarz remix)” (Virgin)
93. The Others “This Is For The Poor” (Poptones)
94. PJ Harvey “Uh Huh Her” (iTunes)
95. Phoenix “Run Run Run” (Source)
96. Federation “Hyphy” (Virgin)
97. The Legends “Call It Ours” (Lakeshore)
98. Wiley “Pies” (XL)
99. Luke Temple “B-Bird” (Mill Pond)
100. The Delgados “Everybody Come Down” (Chemikal Underground)
101. Cappablack “5th Dimension (anti-imperialism disco) (~scape)
102. Ludacris “The Potion” (Def Jam South)
103. Terror Squad f/Mase & Eminem “Lean Back” (remix) (SRC/Universal)
104. Hoobastank “The Reason” (Island)
105. Rhymefest “Breakdance” (Eastern Conference)
106. Diplo “Lil Flip - Game Over/Radiohead - Sit Down Stand Up” (
107. Soulwax “NY Excuse” (PIAS)
108. Kevin Lyttle “Turn Me On” (Atlantic)
109. Brandy “Afrodisiac” (Atlantic)
110. Paco “My Love” (Unfiltered)
111. Julie Roberts “Break Down Here” (Mercury Nashville)
112. Rilo Kiley “It's A Hit” (Beaute/Brute)
113. Lil’ Flip “Game Over” (Sucka Free/Sony)
114. Ashanti “Focus” (The Inc.)
115. Gary Allan “Nothing On But The Radio” (MCA Nashville)
116. M.I.A. “Sunshowers” (XL)
117. Trick Daddy “These Are The Days” (Atlantic)
118. Carina Round “Shoot” (Interscope)
119. Fiery Furnaces “Chris Michaels” (Rough Trade)
120. Christina Milian “I Can Be That Woman” (Island UK)
121. Wiley “Wot Do U Call It?” (XL)
122. The Cardigans “You’re The Storm” (Koch)
123. Gretchen Wilson “Here For The Party” (Epic)
124. Madvillain “Accordion” (Stones Throw)
125. Depeche Mode “Enjoy The Silence (Timo Maas Extended Mix)” (Mute)
126. Akon “Trouble Nobody” (SRC/Universal)
127. The Roots “Web” (Geffen)
128. Theodore Unit f/Method Man “The Drummer” (Sure Shot)
129. Memphis Bleek “Just Blaze, Free and Bleek” (Roc-a-Fella)
130. Ashlee Simpson “Pieces of Me” (Geffen)
131. Automato “Walk Into The Light” Revolutions remix (Dim Mak)
132. Komeda “Blossom (Got To Get It Out)” (Minty Fresh/Universal)
133. DJ Ayres “Nice & Smooth - Sometimes I Rhyme Slow/Nelly - Flap Your Wings” (
134. AC Newman “The Battle Against Straight Time” (Matador)
135. Juvenile “Slow Motion” (Universal)
136. Masta Killa “School” (Nature Sounds)
137. Spiderbait “Live In A Box” (Interscope)
138. McSleazy “Franzie Boys Franz (Ferdinand v. Beastie Boys)” (Half Inch)
139. Richie Feelings “Dancin’ Class Part 2” (Stone Love)
140. Kylie Minogue “I Believe In You” (Capitol)
141. Shedaisy “Passenger Seat” (Lyric Street)
142. Tilly and The Wall “Fell Down The Stairs” (Team Love)
143. Britt Daniel “I Summon You (demo)”
144. The Hold Steady “The Swish” (French Kiss)
145. Rhymefest “Jackin’ (It Got Ugly)” (Allido)
146. Blink-182 “I Miss You” (Geffen)
147. The Von Bondies “Not That Social” (Reprise)
148. Red Planet “No Force” (Gearhead)
149. Beck, Jay-Z & Pharrell Williams “Frontin’ On Debra (DJ Reset Mash-Up)” (Interscope)
150. Phoenix “Everything Is Everything” (Source)
151. Dina Rae “And?” (Interscope)
152. Gwen Stefani “What You Waiting For” (McSleazy remix)
153. Indigo Girls “Fill It Up Again” (Epic)
154. K-Os “B-Boy Stance” (Astralwerks)
155. Madvillain “Figaro (Stones Throw 101 Remix)”
156. Part Chimp “B1” (Monitor)
157. Phantom Planet “Big Brat” (Epic)
158. Scissor Sisters “Take Your Mama” (Universal)

1. Keren Ann Not Going Anywhere (Blue Note)
2. Gretchen Wilson Here For The Party (Epic)
3. Franz Ferdinand (Domino)
4. Madvillain Madvillainy (Stones Throw)
5. Dizzee Rascal Showtime (XL)
6. The Hold Steady The Hold Steady Almost Killed Me (French Kiss)
7. The Streets A Grand Don’t Come For Free (Vice)
8. MIA & Diplo Piracy Funds Terrorism (Fader)
9. Cam’ron Purple Haze (Roc-A-Fella)
10. Lhasa The Living Road (Nettwerk)
11. The Go! Team Thunder, Lightning, Strike (Memphis Industries)
12. The Mountain Goats We Shall All Be Healed (4AD/Beggars)
13. Dungen Ta Det Lugnt (Subliminal Sounds)
14. Rio Baile Funk: Favela Booty Beats (Essay)
15. The Hives Tyrannosaurus Hives (Interscope)
16. Björk Medúlla (Atlantic)
17. Alter Ego Transphormer (Klang Elektronik)
18. The Futureheads (Sire)
19. The Ponys “Laced With Romance” (In The Red)
20. The Concretes (Astralwerks)
21. The Rub It’s The Motherfucking Remix (
22. Slum Dunk Presents Funk Carioca (Mr. Bongo)
23. Wiley Treddin’ On Thin Ice (XL)
24. DJ Moet Hot Spot Reggaeton (
25. The Thermals Fuckin A (Sub Pop)
26. Youssou N’Dour Egypt (Nonesuch)
27. Arto Lindsay Salt (Righteous Babe)
28. Converge You Fail Me (Epitaph)
29. Tift Merritt Tambourine (Lost Highway)
30. The Soviettes LP II (Adeline)
31. Nick Cave Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus (Mute)
32. Puppyhertz Animal Sound (Monumental)
33. Ghostface The Pretty Toney Album(Def Jam)
34. J-Zone A Job Ain’t Nuthin But Work (Fat Beats)
35. Minit Now Right Here (Staubgold)
36. Carla Bruni Quelqu’un M’a Dit (Naïve/V2)
37. Akon Trouble (SRC/Universal)
38. The Magnetic Fields i (Nonesuch)
39. The Trip, created by Snow Patrol and Freelance Hellraiser (Family)
40. Theodore Unit 718 (Sure Shot)
41. Bobby Bare Jr’s Young Criminals’ Starvation League “from the end of your leash” (Bloodshot)
42. Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed MenderL (Drag City)
43. DJ Zeph Sunset Salvage (Wide Hive)
44. DJ Spair & BCause Musical Mixchief (Future Primitive Sound)
45. MF Doom Mm…Food (Rhymesayers)
46. Three Sinister Syllables (Chopped Herring)
47. Skye Sweetnam Noise From The Basement (Capitol)
48. Syrup Girls Pop a Boner (Syrup Recordings)
49. Elliott Smith From A Basement On The Hill (Anti-)
50. Jadakiss The Champ Is Here (
51. Ada Blondie (Areal)
52. Kompakt 100 (Kompakt)

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