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CWAS #11 - Autumn 2002
Aberdeen | Homesick And Happy To Be Here (Better Looking)
John Almond | Under Your Door (2Jay)
Aspects Of Physics | Systems Of Social Recalibration (Rocket Racer / Imputor)
Bobby Bare Jr. | Young Criminals' Starvation League (Bloodshot)
Frank Black And The Catholics | Black Letter Days & Devil's Workshop (both Cooking Vinyl)
Boa Morte | Soon It Will Come Time To Face The World Outside (Shoeshine)
The Boggs | We Are The Boggs We Are (Arena Rock/Rykodisc)
Bright Eyes | Lifted or the Story is in the Soil Keep Your Ear to the Ground (Saddle Creek/ Wichita)
Brute | Co-Balt (Evangeline)
The Busy Signals | Busy Beats (Sidewinder Sounds)
Byrne | Slowly and Gloriously (Rocket Girl)
Calliope | Braille (Thick)
Peter Case | Thank You, St. Jude (Prima)
Ckid / Gaston | Crashkid Went There / #1 (Becalmed Records)
Gene Clark | s/t aka White Light (Universal)
Cody | Distance Learning (Shinkansen)
The Constantines | s/t (Three Gut Records)
Cracker / The Cracker Traveling Apothecary Show | Hello Cleveland! Live From the Metro / Flash Your Sirens (Cooking Vinyl / Pitch-A-Tent)
Baxter Dury | Len Parrot's Memorial Lift (Rough Trade)
East River Pipe | Shining Hours in a Can (Merge)
Mark Eitzel | The Ugly American (TongueMaster)
Kyle Fischer | Open Ground (Polyvinyl)
Flake Music | When You Land Here, It's Time to Return (Omnibus Records)
Flaming Lips | Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (Warner Bros.)
Fonda 500 | Number 1 Hi-Fi Hair (Truck Records/The Village)
Roddy Frame | Surf (Redemption)
Nik Freitas | Here's Laughing at You (Future Farmer)
French Kicks | One Time Bells (Startime International)
Gordon Gano | Hitting The Ground (Cooking Vinyl)
GIANTfingers | PetRock
Gogoairheart | ExitheUXA (GSL Records)
The Guthries | s/t (Circus 65)
Gemma Hayes | Night On My Side (Source)
Robyn Hitchcock | Robyn Sings (Editions Paf!)
Horse Stories | Travelling Mercies (For Troubled Paths / Loose)
David Hurn | He Was A Woman (Fire)
I am Spartacus | Forward! (Gringo Records)
I Am The World | Out Of The Loop (Track And Field)
ISAN | Clockwork Menagerie (Morr Music)
Joie / Dead Blonde Girlfriend | Pretty As A Picture (Inside Out)
June Panic | Baby's Breadth (Secretly Canadian)
Karate | Some Boots (Southern)
Kinski | Be Gentle With The Warm Turtle (Sur La Plage)
Klangstorm | 2HITEK4LOTEK (At AnyTime)
Kleenexgirlwonder | After Mathematics (March)
Komëit | Falling Into Place (Monika)
Arto Lindsay | Invoke (Righteous Babe)
Local Rabbits | This Is It Here We Go (Brobdingnagian)
Mark Lucas / Jack Nolan / Sofa Mecca | The Ghost of Lost Creek Road / Dreams of Flying / s/t (Laughing Outlaw)
The Corb Lund Band | Five Dollar Bill (Loose)
Maggi, Pierce and E.J | For (Blue) (EMP)
Mavis | The Mavis Crisis (On The Door)
The Mendoza Line | Lost in Revelry (Cooking Vinyl)
Migala | Restos De Un Incendio (Acuarela)
Mink Lungs | The Better Button (Arena Rock/Rykodisc)
Mudhoney | Since We've Become Translucent (Sub Pop)
Mus | El Naval (Acuarela)
My Friend the Chocolate Cake | Curious (Blunt/EMI)
The National Trust | Dekkagar (Thrill Jockey)
Oddfellows Casino | Yellow Bellied Wonderland (Pickled Egg)
Of Montreal | Aldhils Arboretum (Track and Field)
Tim Oxley | Its All About Love (Candle)
Parallax Project | Oblivious (Tallboy)
Keiron Phelan & David Sheppard | O, Little Stars (Rocket Girl)
Polly Phillips | No Relation (Koala Music)
Pia Fraus | In Solarium (Clair)
Pixies | Pixies (Cooking Vinyl)
Matt Pond PA | The Nature of Maps (Polyvinyl)
Doug Powell | The Lost Cause (Parasol)
Archer Prewitt | Three (Thrill Jockey)
The Prom | Under The Same Stars (Barsuk)
Puerto Muerto | ...Your Bloated Corpse Has Washed Ashore (Fire)
Lisa Richards | Not Quite So Low (Laughing Outlaw)
Richmond Fontaine | Winnemucca (El Cortez)
Rock Out | Sound Check (Ideal)
Rodeo Boy | The Pine and Promise (Sit-n-Spin)
Royal City | Alone At The Microphone (Three Gut Records)
Mike Seed | Rookwood Dream (Independent)
Mia Sheard | Reptilian (Perimeter Entertainment Group)
Shivaree | Rough Dreams (Capitol)
Sierpinski | This Geography Of Ours (Jonathon Whiskey)
The Signal Hill Transmission | Home (P.A. Juice)
Silverman | Speed of Life Part Two (Uglyman)
Sir | The Night I Met My Second Wife (Pehr)
Sixteen Horsepower | Folklore (Glitterhouse)
Sky Destroys Dog | Secret Songs (self-released)
Sleater-Kinney | One Beat (Kill Rock Stars)
The Soft Boys | Nextdoorland (Matador)
Sparrow Orange | Hands And Knees Music (Noise Factory)
Spoon | Kill the Moonlight (12XU)
Jesse Sykes and The Sweet Hereafter | Reckless Burning (Burn Burn Burn)
Tarentel | Ephemera: Singles 1999 â?? 2000 (Temporary Residence Ltd.)
The Telepathic Butterflies | Nine Songs (Rainbow Quartz)
The Telescopes | Third Wave (Double Agent)
Tender Trap / The Butterflies of Love | Film Molecules / The New Patient (Fortuna Pop)
Ugly Casanova | Sharpen Your Teeth (Sub Pop)
John Vanderslice | Life and Death of an American Fourtracker (Barsuk)
Various Artists / Acid Mothers Temple Family | A Charabang Trip to the Lights...The Final Earworm Singles / Do Whatever You Want, Don't Do Whatever You Don't Want! (Earworm)
Various Artists | Balling the Jack (Ocho)
Various Artists | Guess Who This Is: Tribute to Dom Leone (Two-Ton Santa)
Various Artists | Showdown (independent)
The Wake Ups | Wanna Meet...The Wake Ups? (Laughing Outlaw)
Warm Wires | Kindness (Two Ton Santa)
The Waybacks | Burger After Church (Fiddling Cricket)
Weird War / King Kong | s/t / The Big Bang (Domino / Drag City)
Windsor For The Derby | The Emotional Rescue LP (Aesthetics)
Hawksley Workman | (Last Night We Were) The Delicious Wolves (Universal)
Wussom*Pow! | Deep Blue Hearts and Solid Hands (Omnibus Records)
Yardsale | Sweet Pea (Grin Like A Dog)
Ze Malibu Kids | Sound It Out (Houston Party)