Friday, December 16, 2005

2005 Pick-O-BAGeL Top 10 Lists

Pick-O-BAGeL - Best Music of 2005

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ALBUMS
1. Bloc Party-SILENT ALARM
2. The National-ALLIGATOR
3. Art Brut-BANG BANG ROCK AND ROLL
4. The Wedding Present-TAKE FOUNTAIN
5. Cloud Cult-ADVICE FROM THE HAPPY HIPPOPOTAMUS
6. Sabrosa Purr-MUSIC FROM THE VIOLET ROOM
7. Aberdeen City-THE FREEZING ATLANTIC
8. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!-CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH!
9. Silversun Pickups-PIKUL EP
10. Mountain Goats-THE SUNSET TREE

SONGS
1. Silversun Pickups-"Kissing Families"
2. The National-"Abel"
3. Bloc Party-"So Here We Are"
4. Aberdeen City-"God Is Going To Get Sick Of Me"
5. LCD Soundsystem-"Daft Punk Is Playing At My House"
6. Bright Eyes-"Hit The Switch"
7. Sabrosa Purr-"Liars, Petty Thieves And Pets"
8. Art Brut-"Emily Kane"
9. Get Him Eat Him-"Not Not Nervous"
10. Saul Williams-"Black Stacey (Album Version)"
11. I Am Kloot-"Over My Shoulder"
12. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!-"The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth"
13. Aberdeen City-"In Combat"
14. Bottom Of The Hudson-"Holiday Machine"
15. Maxïmo Park-"Apply Some Pressure"
16. Lake Trout-"Shiny Wrapper"
17. The Girls-"Molecules Are Chinese Girls"
18. The Mountain Goat-s"This Year"
19. Chad VanGaalen-"Clinically Dead"
20. Cloud Cult-"Living On The Outside Of Your Skin"
21. Sleater-Kinney-"Entertain"
22. The Wedding Present-"Ringway To Seatac"
23. Death Cab For Cutie-"Marching Bands Of Manhattan"
24. Kanye West-"Gold Digger (remix)"
25. TV on the Radio-"Dry Drunk Emperor"
26. Sabrosa Purr-"God Damn You"
27. Shout Out Louds-"Very Loud"
28. Hard-Fi-"Gotta Reason"
29. The House Of Love-"Gotta Be That Way"
30. Art Brut-"Formed A Band"
31. The Beauty Shop-"Rumplestiltskin Lives"
32. Out Hud-"its for you"
33. Bright Eyes-"Road To Joy"
34. Cloud Cult-"Transistor Radio"
35. The Decemberists-"Sixteen Military Wives"
36. Giant Drag-"This Isn't It"
37. Maxïmo Park-"Acrobat"
38. Brakes-"I Can't Stand To Stand Beside You"
39. Tom Vek-"Nothing But Green Lights"
40. The White Stripes-"My Doorbell"

SHOWS (click links for photos of each show)
1. Bauhaus @ Coachella, Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA. 4/30/05
2. Bloc Party @ Bottom Of The Hill, S.F., CA. 3/23/05
3. The National/ Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!/ Birdmonster @ Mezzanine, S.F., CA. 10/5/05
4. Arcade Fire @ Coachella, Empire Polo Field, Indio, CA. 5/1/05
5. Hijack The Disco/ Sabrosa Purr/ The Otherside @ Mezzanine, S.F., CA. 11/30/05
6. Death From Above 1979 @ The Independent, S.F., CA. 3/28/05
7. Kasier Chiefs @ Slim's, S.F., CA. 3/22/05
8. The Bravery/ Maximo Park @ The Fillmore, S.F., CA 9/15/05
9. The Wedding Present/ The Organ/ [the] caseworker @ Great American Music Hall, S.F., CA. 5/15/05
10. Bright Eyes/ The Faint @ Design Center, S.F., CA. 5/4/05

BAY AREA SONGS
1. Thee More Shallows-"2AM"
2. Heavenly States-"Pretty Life"
3. Hijack The Disco-"Center Of Things"
4. The Otherside-"Maybe I'm Right"
5. Birdmonster-"Resurrection Song"
6. Minipop-"Generator"
7. Love Is Chemicals-"Claw Your Sweater"
8. Empty Rooms-"Docks In the Distance"
9. Serene Lakes-"Dreaming In French"
10. The Red Thread-"Sleepwalker"

honorable mention
20 Minute Loop-"It's Time To Honor Ghouls"
The Catholic Comb-"Sixteen To Twenty-One"
Elephone-"Chump Change"


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