PoOPlists 2008

John DeLaire Poop 08

Well you all. It is nice to see you back after another trip around the sun brings us to our annual chance to document our pompous and opinionated selves to the point of inflated ego and shameless self promotion. This year the numbers listing the musical are not for rating purposes but for my inadequate filing system.     Buy New or Used via Amazon 1) Dave Holland Sextet -”Pass it On” 2008 Dave Holland is an impeccable bass player…



Mike Miller Poop 08

  Buy New or Used via Amazon CALEXICO – CARRIED TO DUST   Buy New or Used via Amazon BON IVER – FOR EMMA, FOREVER AGO   Buy New or Used via Amazon PIERO PICCIONI – SCACCO ALLA REGINA (deluxe reissue)   Buy New or Used via Amazon LYGIA – LYGIA (brazil 1965)   Buy New or Used via Amazon FRANCOISE BREUT – A L’AVEUGLETTE   Buy New or Used via Amazon DEPEDRO – DEPEDRO   Buy New or Used…


Richard Allen Poop 08

Favorite Things ~ ALBUMS ‘08   Buy New or Used from Amazon Sigur Ros ~ Med sud i eyrum vid splilum endalaust (XL Recordings). After the “Heima” tour, these Icelandic superstars were left refreshed and re-energized, and their exuberance carried over into the studio. From singles to long, languid stunners, With a Buzz in Our Ears We Play Endlessly is a document of unexpected extroversion. Special live guests include the London Symphony Orchestra and London Oratory School Choir.   Buy…


Andrew Stewart Poop 08

Best Music of 2008   Buy New or Used from Amazon 1. Blitzen Trapper/Furr: Sounds like a lost Big Star record, with a healthy dose of Gram Parsons plus hints of the Beatles, Bowie and Chicago. Every single song is great: a classic.   Buy New or Used from Amazon 2. Born Ruffians/Red Yellow & Blue (sounds like: Violent Femmes + Shins + Dismemberment Plan). These cocky fuckers kick down the door with their edgy, angsty indie-rock sound.   Buy…


Mike Jurkovic Poop 08

Poop oh ate Tell Tale Signs, Randy, Ani, Ray Davies, and the Cooder anthology was pretty much it for me this slow, tense, political year. Yeah sure Jakob D, the ever-cute Carrie Rodriguez, Kathleen Edwards, and Lynne Hanson ignited some sparks but what’s the poop behind every other aficionado wetting themselves over the latest Baez, Osborne, and Pretenders? And why didn’t any of the new music that crossed my path either by burn or XM leave any stain on my…