Tuesday, June 09, 2009

You're the top! (part 2)

Best of 2009 mid year report

The Jarheads, "In the Ground"
The Leftovers, "Telephone Operator"
Booker T., "Hey Ya"
Japandroids, "Heart Sweets"
Telekinesis, "Coast of Carolina"
The Thermals, "Liquid In, Liquid Out"
Sonic Youth, "Leaky Lifeboat" (For Gregory Corso)

Japandroids, Post-Nothing
Booker T., Potato Hole
Wussy, S/T
The Thermals, Now We Can See
Telekinesis, Telekinesis!
Neil Young, Fork in the Road
Venice is Sinking, Azar
Poacher S/T(?)

Still working on jazz and blues side of things


Ron Rash, Serena
Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger

Elijah Wald, How The Beatles Destroyed Rock "n" Roll; An Alternative History of American Popular Music
David Stubbs, Fear of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen
Dean Wareham, Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance

Feel free to alert me to things you think I missed in the comments section. I'm always on the lookout for good new reads and listens!

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