Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Favourite Albums of 2007

1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
3. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?
4. The National - Boxer
5. LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver
6. Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
7. Jamie T - Panic Prevention
8. !!! - Myth Takes
9. Babyshambles - Shotter's Nation
10. The Shins - Wincing The Night Away
11. The Rosebuds - Night Of The Furies
12. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
13. Bloc Party - A Weekend In The City
14. Maxïmo Park - Our Earthly Pleasures
15. Fujiya & Miyagi - Transparent Things
16. Good Shoes - Think Before You Speak
17. Justice - Cross
18. Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times
19. Interpol - Our Love To Admire
20. The Good, The Bad & The Queen

Deciding on the order of a lot of these was difficult, as they're all outstanding records. If there's anything on this list that you have yet to check out, you should track them down and have a listen.

There were also a ton of other artists that released great albums this year, including The Cribs, Air, B.R.M.C., Handsome Furs, Feist, New Young Pony Club, Hard-Fi, Modest Mouse, The White Stripes,
Simian Mobile Disco, The Maccabees, Caribou, Black Lips, Digitalism, etc. You should take the time to check those out as well.

Saturday, December 08, 2007

The last 'Pulp Friction' playlist

Yesterday's show featured songs from my favourite albums of 2007. Here's the playlist...

3:30-4:30

Babyshambles - Delivery
Spoon - Rhthm & Soul
The Arcade Fire - The Well And The Lighthouse
The Arcade Fire - Black Wave/Bad Vibrations
The Shins - Phantom Limb
The Rosebuds - Get Up Get Out
Jamie T - Salvador
Of Montreal - She's A Rejector
Of Montreal - Faberge Falls For Shuggie
LCD Soundsystem - North American Scum
Klaxons - It's Not Over Yet
!!! - Must Be The Moon

4:30-5:30

Fujiya & Miyagi - Photocopier
Simian Mobile Disco - Hustler
Chromeo - Fancy Footwork
Justice - Phantom Part II
The National - Mistaken For Strangers
Radiohead - Reckoner
Interpol - Pace Is The Trick
Hard-Fi - Suburban Knights
Maximo Park - Our Velocity
Good Shoes - Never Meant To Hurt You
Handsome Furs - What We Had
Feist - I Feel It All
The Good, The Bad & The Queen - Herculean
Kevin Drew - Safety Bricks

5:30-6:00

Bloc Party - The Prayer
Kings Of Leon - My Party
The Weakerthans - Relative Surplus Value
Stars - Take Me To The Riot
Caribou - Melody Day
Small Sins - On The Line
The National - Brainy
Radiohead - Bodysnatchers

You can download and/or listen to the show here...

Hour 1: http://chrwradio.com/podcasts/94-9CHRWFri1530.mp3
Hour 2: http://chrwradio.com/podcasts/94-9CHRWFri1630.mp3
Hour 3: http://chrwradio.com/podcasts/94-9CHRWFri1730.mp3