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TOP 2002

Ken Beattie (Radiogram)
1. The Pernice Brothers | The World Won't End
2. Sparklehorse | It's A Wonderful Life
3. Gillian Welch | Time (The Revelator)
4. Old Reliable | The Gradual Moment
5. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | Ease Down The Road
6. Mercury Rev | All Is Dream
7. Bob Dylan | Love And Theft
8. Neko Case | Canadian Amp
9. Jay Farrar | Sebastopol
10. Pete Yorn | Music For The Morning After

- Best of/Reissue -
The Dream Syndicate | Days of Wine and Roses
- Various Artists Compilation -
Pretty Together - CWAS Vol 3


Jay Ferguson (Sloan)
1. Rufus Wainwright | Poses
2. The Strokes | Is This It
3. Björk | Vespertine
4. The Dears | Orchestral Pop Noir Romantique
5. Radiohead | Amnesiac
6. The Avalanches | Since I Left You
7. The Flashing Lights | Sweet Release
8. Daft Punk | Discovery
9. The Hives | Your New Favourite Band
10. The Hassle | Je m'excuse

- Best of/Reissue (tie) -
The Ramones | any of the first 4 LPs
Harpers Bizarre 4
- Various Artist Compilation -
Nuggets II


Maki Ohashi (Painted Sky Discs, Japan)
1. Ken Stringfellow | Touched
2. January | I Heard Myself In You
3. The Shins | Oh, Inverted World
4. Lowgold | Just Backward of Square
5. R.E.M. | Reveal
6. Mull Historical Society | Loss
7. Young Fresh Fellows vs Minus Five | Because We Hate You / Let the War Against Music Begin
8. Kings of Convenience | Quiet is the New Loud
9. Spiritualized | Let it Come Down
10. Pernice Brothers | The World Won't End

- Best of/Reissue -
Roger Nichols and Paul Williams We've Only Just Begun
- Various Artists Compilation -
Painted Sky Discs Compilation vol.1 To Meet You


Simon Berkovitch
Boedekka | Hapi Nightmares
Boredoms | Vision Precision New Sun
Circle | Taantumus
Bobby Conn | The Golden Age
Vincent Gallo | When
Neil Michael Hagerty | Neil Michael Hagerty
Portrait of David | These Days are Hard to Ignore
Spiritualized | Let it Come Down
The Von Bondies | Lack of Communication
The White Stripes | White Blood Cells

- Best of/Reissue -
Neu! | 1/2/75
- Various Artists Compilation -
Sonic Mook Experiment


James William Hindle
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | Ease Down the Road
Death Cab for Cutie | The Photo Album
Julie Doiron | Desormais
Jimmy Eat World | Bleed American
Kings of Convenience | Quiet is the New Loud
New End Original | Thriller
Alasdair Roberts | The Crook of My Arm
The Shins | Oh, Inverted World
Weezer | The Green Album
Will Haven | Carpe Dieum

- Best of/Re-issue (tie) -
Pedro the Lion | It's Hard to Find a Friend
The Grateful Dead | The Golden Road


Sam Callow (4tRECk)
1. American Heritage | We Will Pay You $125 To Observe You Deteriorate
2. Pinback | Blue Screen Life
3. Alasdair Roberts | The Crook Of My Arm
4. Dogbowl | Fantastic Carburetor Man
5. Akaten | Chateau Du Akaten
6. Isan | Lucky Cat
7. 100 Pets | Easter Songs
8. Cheval De Frise | Cheval De Frise
9. Daniel Johnston | Rejected Unknown
10. Jim O'Rourke | Insignificance

- Best of/Reissue -
Serge Gainsbourg | Vue De L'Exterior | etc.
- Various Artists Compilation -
Independent Japanese Music (Book and CD compilation)


Carsten Wohlfeld
1. Ken Stringfellow | Touched
2. Spiritualized | Let It Come Down
3. Bob Dylan | Love & Theft
4. Pernice Brothers | The World Won't End
5. The White Stripes | White Blood Cells
6. Maximilian Hecker | Infinite Love Songs
7. Low | Things We Lost In The Fire
8. The Posies | Nice Cheekbones And A Ph. D. (ep)
9. Mary Lou Lord | Live City Sounds
10. Jon Auer | 6 1/2 (ep)
      

Simon Galloway
1. Ken Stringfellow | Touched
2. Elbow | Asleep At The Back
3. Ed Harcourt | Here Be Monsters
4. I am Kloot | Natural History
5. Jason Falkner | Everyone Says It's On
6. Clearlake | Lido
7. Mercury Rev | All Is Dream
8. Brian Eno and J. Peter Schwalm | Drawn From Life
9. Pulp | We Love Life
10. Ryan Adams | Gold


Kevin Borras (Glow Honey)
1. Turin Brakes | The Optimist
2. Lift to Experience | The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads
3. Elbow | Asleep in the Back
4. Jolene | The Pretty Dive
5. Tram | Frequently Asked Questions
6. Pernice Brothers | The World Won't End
7. Remy Zero | The Golden Hum
8. Jim White | No Such Place
9. Hazeldine | Doubleback
10. Centromatic | Distance and Clime


Jeremy Price
1. Sparklehorse | It's aWonderful Life
2. Flophouse jr. | Woodland
3. The Detroit Cobras | Life, Love and leaving
4. Various | Loose- New sounds of the Old west Vol. 3
5. Giant Sand | Selections
6. Handsome Family | Twilight
7. Alison Krauss + Union Station | New Favorite
8. Various | Down to the Promised Land - 5 Years of Bloodshot Records
9. Trailer Bride | High Seas
10. Lincoln | Kibokin


Bill Miller
1. Red House Painters | Old Ramon
2. REM | Reveal
3. Guided By Voices | Isolation Drills
4. M Ward | End of Amnesia
5. Art of Fighting | Wires
6. The Czars | The Ugly People vs The Beautiful People
7. Pete Yorn | Music for the Morning After
8. Ed Harcourt | Here Be Monsters
9. Turin Brakes | The Optimist LP
10. Grant Lee Phillips | Mobilize