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1The Hold SteadySeparation Sunday1. Hornets! Hornets!
2. Cattle And The Creeping Things
3. Your Little Hoodrat Friend
4. Banging Camp
5. Charlemagne In Sweetpants
6. Stevie Nix
7. Multitude Of Casualties
8. Don't Let Me Explode
9. Chicago Seemed Tired Last Night
10. Crucifixion Cruise
11. How A Resurrection Really Feels
2Mountain GoatsThe Sunset Tree1. You Or Your Memory
2. Broom People
3. This Year
4. Dilaudid
5. Dance Music
6. Dinu Lipatti's Bones
7. Up The Wolves
8. Lion's Teeth
9. Hast Thou Considered The Tetrapod
10. Magpie
11. Song For Dennis Brown
12. Love Love Love
13. Pale Green Things
3Antony and the JohnsonsI am a Bird Now1. Hope There’s Someone
2. My Lady Story
3. For Today I Am A Boy
4. Man Is The Baby
5. You Are My Sister
6. What Can I Do?
7. Fistful Of Love
8. Spiralling
9. Free At Last
10. Bird Gerhl
4DecemberistsPicaresque1. Infanta
2. We Both Go Down Together
3. Eli, the Barrow Boy
4. Sporting Life
5. Bagman's Gambit
6. From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea)
7. 16 Military Wives
8. Engine Driver
9. On the Bus Mall
10. Mariner's Revenge Song
11. Of Angels and Angles
5TunngMother's Daughter and Other Songs1. Mother's Daughter
2. People Folk
3. Out the Window with the Window
4. Beautiful and Light
5. Tale From Black
6. Song Of The Sea
7. Kinky Vans
8. Fair Doreen
9. Code Breaker
10. Surprise Me 44
6Okkervil RiverBlack Sheep Boy1. Black Sheep Boy
2. For Real
3. In a Radio Song
4. Black
5. Get Big
6. King and a Queen
7. Stone
8. Latest Toughs
9. Song of Our So-Called Friend
10. So Come Back, I Am Waiting
11. Glow
7Herman DuneNot on Top1. Little Wounds
2. Not On Top
3. Had I Not Known
4. Walk Don’t Run
5. Slow Century
6. This Will Never Happen
7. German Green
8. Recording Farfisa
9. You Could Be A Model
10. 7 Cities
11. Good For No One
12. Orange Hat
13. Whatever Burns The Best Baby
14. 11 Stones
15. Warning Spectrum
8CocoRosieNoah's Ark1. K-Hole
2. Beautiful Boyz
3. South 2nd
4. Bear Hides And Buffalo
5. Tekno Love Song
6. The Sea Is Calm
7. Noah's Ark
8. Milk
9. Armageddon
10. Brazilian Sun
11. Bisounnours
12. Honey Or Tar
9Calexico / Iron & WineIn the Reins1. He Lays in the Reins
2. Prison on Route 41
3. History of Lovers
4. Red Dust
5. 16, Maybe Less
6. Burn That Broken Bed
7. Dead Man's Will
10King CreosoteRocket D.I.Y.1. Twin Tub Twin
2. Saffy Nool
3. Klutz
4. Crow’s Feet
5. Spooned Out On Tick
6. Ph6.5
7. Circle My Demise
8. King Bubbles In Sand
9. Things, Things, Things
10. A Month Of Firsts
11. Thrills And Spills
12. The Someone Else
11The BooksLost and Safe1. A Little Longing Goes Away
2. Be Good To Them Always
3. Vogt Dig For Kloppervok
4. Smells Like Content
5. It Never Changes To Stop
6. An Animated Description Of Mr. Maps
7. Venice
8. None But Shining Hours
9. If Not Now, Whenever
10. An Owl With Knees
11. Twelve Fold Chain
12Devin DavisLonely People of the World, Unite!1. Iron Woman
2. When I Turn Ninety-Nine
3. Turtle and the Flightless Bird
4. Moon Over Shark City
5. Cannons at the Courthouse
6. Transcendental Sports Anthem
7. Sandie
8. Paratrooper With Amnesia
9. Giant Spiders
10. Choir Invisible
11. Deserted Eyeland
13Alasdair RobertsNo Earthly Man1. Lord Ronald
2. Molly Bawn
3. The Cruel Mother
4. On The Banks Of Red Roses
5. The Two Brothers
6. Admiral Cole
7. Sweet William
8. A Lyke Wake Dirge
14Akron/Family & Angels of LightAkron/Family & Angels of Light1. Awake
2. Moment
3. We All Will
4. Future Myth
5. Dylan Part 2
6. Oceanside
7. Raising The Sparks
8. I Pity the Poor Immigrant
9. The Provider
10. One For Hope
11. Mother/Father
12. Come For My Woman
15Clap Your Hands Say YeahClap Your Hands Say Yeah1. Clap Your Hands!
2. Let The Cool Goddess Rust Away
3. Over And Over Again (lost and found)
4. Sunshine and Clouds (and everything proud)
5. Details Of The War
6. The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth
7. Is This Love?
8. Heavy Metal
9. Blue Turning Gray
10. Is This Home On Ice
11. Gimme Some Salt
12. Upon This Tidal Wave Of Young Blood
16I Am KlootGods and Monsters1. No Direction Home
2. Gods and Monsters
3. Over My Shoulder
4. An Ordinary Girl
5. The Stars look Familiar
6. Strange Without You
7. Astray
8. Hong Kong Lullaby
9. Sand and Glue
10. Avenue of Hope
11. Dead Men’s Cigarettes
12. Coincidence
13. I Believe
17Boduf SongsBoduf Songs1. Puke A Pitch Black Rainbow To The Sun
2. Claimant Reclaimed
3. Our Canon Of Transposition
4. This One Is Cursed
5. Grains
6. Lost In Forests
7. Ape Thanks Lamb
8. Oh Celebrate Your Vague Words And Coquettish Sovereignty
9. Vapour Steals The Glow
18John VanderslicePixel Revolt1. Letter To The East Coast
2. Plymouth Rock
3. Exodus Damage
4. Peacocks In The Video Rain
5. Trance Manual
6. New Zealand Pines
7. Radiant With Terror
8. Continuation
9. Dear Sarah Shu
10. Farewell Transmission
11. Angela
12. Dead Slate Pacific
13. The Golden Gate
14. CRC7173, Affectionately
19Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' BillySuperwolf1. My Home Is the Sea
2. Beast for Thee
3. What Are You?
4. Goat and Ram
5. Lift Us Up
6. Rudy Foolish
7. Bed Is for Sleeping
8. Only Someone Running
9. Death in the Sea
10. Blood Embrace
11. I Gave You
Best Albums of 2004