Sunday, January 2, 2011

BEST MUSIC: 2000-2010, With Music Players!


Janelle Monae





It's always best to count the good things in this life:
here's some excellent music of all kinds from the last decade,
with Music Players!

Shortcut to Music Players:
BEST ALBUMS: 2000-2004
BEST ALBUMS: 2005-2010

BEST REISSUES: 2000-2010
BEST BOX SETS: 2000-2010
Best MySpace Artists: 2000-2010




B E S T
A L B U M S:



BEST ALBUMS: 2000-2004:
This player contains songs from the following albums,
in the same order.


2 0 0 0 :


  • ELASTICA, "The Menace"
  • NIKKA COSTA, "Everybody Got Their Something"
  • THE HIVES, "Veni Vidi Vicious"
  • HOOVERPHONIC, "The Magnificent Tree"
  • FINLEY QUAYE, "Vanguard"
  • FASTBALL, "Harsh Light Of Day"
  • BUTTHOLE SURFERS, "Weird Revolution"
  • JURASSIC 5, "Quality Control"
  • PEACHES, "The Teaches of Peaches"
  • ELLIOTT SMITH, "Figure 8"
  • GALACTIC, "Late For the Future""
  • THE SPRAGUE BROTHERS, "Forever And A Day"
  • GOLDFRAPP, "Felt Mountain"
  • Various Artists/Soundtrack, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
  • CHICKS ON SPEED, "Chicks On Speed Will Save Us All!"
  • ORANGER, "The Quiet Vibration Land"
  • JOHNNY CASH, "Solitary Man"
  • SPACEWAYS INCORPORATED, "Thirteen Cosmic Standards By Sun Ra & Funkadelic"
  • MISS LUDELLA BLACK, "She's Out There"
  • R.L. BURNSIDE, "Wish I Was In Heaven Sitting Down"

2 0 0 1 :



  • GILLIAN WELCH, "Time (The Revelator)"
  • BOB DYLAN, "Love And Theft"
  • BECK, "Sea Change"
  • LADYTRON, "604"
  • SAM PHILLIPS, "Fan Dance"
  • SAHARA HOTNIGHTS, "Jennie Bomb"
  • LOS SUPER SEVEN, "Canto"
  • SUPER FURRY ANIMALS, "Rings Around The World"
  • MYSTIC, "Cuts For Luck And Scars For Freedom"
  • GORILLAZ, "Gorillaz"
  • SLOAN, "Pretty Together"
  • AIR, "10,000 Hz Legend"
  • BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA, "Spirit Of The Century"
  • THE DETROIT COBRAS, "Life, Love, And Leaving"
  • SUPER FURRY ANIMALS, "Rings Around The World"
  • LE TIGRE, "Feminist Sweepstakes"
  • SWAG, "Catchall"
  • THE GOSSIP, "That's Not What I Heard"
  • MOFRO, "Blackwater"
  • TINA AND THE TOTAL BABES, "She's So Tuff"

2 0 0 2 :



  • LOS LOBOS, "Good Morning Aztlan"
  • QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, "Songs For The Deaf"
  • JOI GILLIAM, "Star Kitty's Revenge"
  • ELVIS COSTELLO, "When I Was Cruel"
  • BLACKALICIOUS, "Broken Arrow"
  • WONDERMINTS, "Mind If We Make Love to You?"
  • RY COODER & MANUEL GALBAN, "Mambo Sinuendo"
  • CATO SALSA EXPERIENCE, "A Good Tip For A Good Time"
  • COMMON, "Electric Circus"
  • THE FLAMING SIDEBURNS, "Save Rock'n'Roll"
  • YOHIMBE BROTHERS, "Front End Lifter"
  • ECHOBRAIN, "Echobrain"
  • JURASSIC 5, "Power In Numbers"
  • GEORGE HARRISON, "Brainwashed"
  • DRESSY BESSY, "Sound Go Round"
  • THE LUCKY BISHOPS, "Grimstone"
  • OF MONTREAL, "Aldhils Arboretum"
  • THE RAVEONETTES, "Whip It On"
  • CODY CHESTNUTT, "The Headphone Masterpiece"
  • THE BLACK KEYS, "The Big Come Up"
  • SHARON JONES AND THE DAP KINGS, "Dap Dippin"
  • ED HARCOURT, "From Every Sphere"
  • TONY ALLEN, "Homecoming"
  • SUPERGRASS, "Life On Other Planets"

2 0 0 3 :



  • THE GO, "The Go"
  • KOMEDA, "Kokomemedada"
  • WIRE, "Send"
  • THE BANGLES, "Doll Revolution"
  • AL GREEN, "I Can't Stop"
  • SINEAD O'CONNOR, "She Who Dwells..."
  • THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, "Electric Version"
  • JANE'S ADDICTION, "Strays"
  • KILLING JOKE, "Killing Joke"
  • YEAH YEAH YEAHS, "Fever To Tell"
  • THE JAYHAWKS, "Rainy Day Music"
  • BETH GIBBONS + RUSTIC MAN, "Out of Season"
  • LYRICS BORN, "Later That Day"
  • DANDY WARHOLS, "Welcome to the Monkey House"
  • LUCINDA WILLIAMS, "World Without Tears"
  • IGGY POP, "Skull Ring"
  • SHONEN KNIFE, "Heavy Songs"
  • BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB, "Take Them On, On Your Own"
  • KELIS, "Tasty"
  • THE CAESARS, "39 Minutes of Bliss (In an Otherwise Meaningless World)"
  • ANTIPOP CONSORTIUM, "Antipop vs. Matthew Shipp"
  • THE KILLS, "Keep On Your Mean Side"
  • "KILL BILL", Vol. 1 soundtrack
  • MARTINA TOPLEY-BIRD, "Quixotic"
  • WEEN, "Quebec"
  • GOLDFRAPP, "Black Cherry"
  • THE QUANTIC SOUL ORCHESTRA, "Stampede"
  • ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND, "Unclassified"

2 0 0 4 :



  • BRIAN WILSON, "Smile"
  • PEACHES, "Impeach My Bush"
  • ANTIBALAS, "Who Is This America?"
  • SAM PHILLIPS, "A Boot And A Shoe"
  • THE EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, "Peace Love Death Metal"
  • LE TIGRE, "This Island"
  • LUCKY JIM, "Our Troubles End Tonight"
  • MELISSA AUF der MAUR, "Auf der Maur"
  • FRANK BLACK FRANCIS, "Frank Black Francis"
  • AIR, "Talkie Walkie"
  • ECHOBRAIN, "Glean"
  • BEASTIE BOYS, "To The 5 Boroughs"
  • GIBBY HAYNES, "And His Problem"
  • GUITAR WOLF, "Love Rock"
  • PATTI SMITH, "Trampin"
  • EARLIMART, "Treble And Tremble"
  • BOYSKOUT, "School Of Etiquette"
  • DANIELE LUPPI, "An Italian Story"
  • "KILL BILL", Vol. 2 soundtrack
  • FABIENNE DELSOUL, "No Time For Sorrows"
  • NICOLE WILLIS, "Be It"
  • IMANI COPPOLA, "Afrodite"
  • EX-GIRL, "Endangered Species"
  • REIGNING SOUND, "Too Much Guitar"
  • ALIF, "Dakamerap"
  • THE VON BONDIES, "Pawn Shoppe Heart"
  • VON IVA, "Von Iva"
  • THE GO! TEAM, "Thunder, Lightning, Strike"




2 0 0 5 :



BEST ALBUMS: 2005-2010:
This player contains songs from the following albums,
in the same order.



  • ROBERT PLANT, "Mighty ReArranger"
  • PETRA HADEN, "Sings: The Who Sell Out"
  • M.I.A., "Arular"
  • STEVIE WONDER, "A Time To Love"
  • TRACY BONHAM, "Blink the Brightest"
  • THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, "Twin Cinema"
  • METRIC, "Live It Out"
  • BECK, "Guero"
  • NMS (NEPHLIM MODULATION SYSTEMS), "Imperial Letters of Protection"
  • ELECTROCUTE, "Troublesome Bubblegum"
  • PAUL McCARTNEY, "Chaos And Creation In The Backyard"
  • GENERAL ELEKTIRKS, "Cliquety Kliqk"
  • GRAHAM COXON, "Happiness In Magazines"
  • HAIKU d'ETAT, "Coup de Theatre"
  • NIKKA COSTA, "Can'tneverdidnothing"
  • NIC ARMSTRONG AND THE THIEVES, "The Greatest White Liar"
  • KEREN ANN, "Nolita"
  • PUBLIC ENEMY, "New Whirl Odor"
  • SPOON, "Gimme Fiction"
  • ROBBERS ON HIGH STREET, "Tree City"
  • VASHTI, "Lookaftering"
  • DENGUE FEVER, "Escape From Dragon House"
  • LAS PERRAS DEL INFIERNO, "Intuicion Canina"
  • THE WHITE STRIPES, "Get Behind Me, Satan"

2 0 0 6 :



  • "GIRL MONSTER", various artists
  • MUSE, "Black Holes And Revelations"
  • ERASE ERRATA, "Nightlife"
  • JAMES HUNTER, "People Gonna Talk"
  • ISOBEL CAMPBELL AND MARK LANEGAN, "Ballad Of The Broken Seas"
  • JENNY LEWIS & THE WATSON TWINS, "Rabbit Fur Coat"
  • SEAN LENNON, "Friendly Fire"
  • SLOAN, "Never Hear The End Of It"
  • AUTONERVOUS, "Autonervous"
  • THE HUSBANDS, "There's Nothing I'd Like More Than To See You Dead"
  • GNARLS BARKLEY, "St. Elsewhere"
  • CURLEE WURLEE, "Oui Oui..."
  • LUCKY JIM, "All The King's Horses"
  • THE ESSEX SEA, "Cannibal Sea"
  • KASABIAN, "Empire"
  • SPEKTRUM, "Fun At The Gymkhana Club"

2 0 0 7 :



  • PUBLIC ENEMY, "How You Sell Soul To A Soulless People Who Sold Their Soul???"
  • ALICE SMITH, "For Lovers, Dreamers, And Me"
  • GRINDERMAN, "Grinderman"
  • FUGU, "As Found"
  • TWIN PEAKS Season 2 soundtrack
  • Soundtrack, "ACROSS THE UNIVERSE"
  • BIKERIDE, "The Kiss"
  • KAY KAY AND HIS WEATHERED UNDERGROUND, "Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground"
  • PLASTICINES, "LP1"
  • MAVIS STAPLES, "We'll Never Turn Back"
  • TINARIWEN, "Aman Iman"
  • DANDELION GUM, "Black Moth Super Rainbow"
  • JOHN FOGERTY, "Revival"
  • SHARON JONES AND THE DAP KINGS, "100 Days, 100 Nights"
  • BUDOS BAND, "Budos Band II"
  • DEERHOOF, "Friend Opportunity"

2 0 0 8 :



  • PORTISHEAD, "Third"
  • THE FIREMAN, "Electric Arguments"
  • GNARLS BARKLEY, "The Odd Couple"
  • SUPERGRASS, "Diamond Hoo Ha"
  • THE B-52s, "Funplex"
  • THE EXPLORERS CLUB, "Freedom Wind"
  • JESSY BULBO, "Taras Bulba"
  • PANIC! AT THE DISCO, "Pretty. Odd."
  • RAPHAEL SAADIQ, "The Way I See It"
  • STEREOSCOPE JERK EXPLOSION, "La Panthere Pop"
  • FLEET FOXES, "Fleet Foxes"
  • MENAHAN STREET BAND, "Make the Road By Walking"
  • TY SEGALL, "Ty Segall"
  • THE DUKE SPIRIT, "Neptune"
  • CHEAP TIME, "Cheap Time"
  • THE KILLS, "Midnight Boom"

2 0 0 9 :



  • THE LOVE ME NOTS, "Upsidedown, Insideout"
  • WENDY AND LISA, "White Flags Of Winter Chimneys"
  • MICHAEL DAUGHERTY, "Metropolis Symphony"
  • LEONARD BERNSTEIN, "Mass"
  • HANNIBAL LOKUMBE, "Dear Mrs. Parks"
  • TARA BUSCH, "Pilfershire Lane"
  • THE NEW NO 2, "You Are Here"
  • YOKO ONO, "Between My Head And The Sky"
  • BABE RUTH, "Que Pasa?"
  • CALIBRO 35, "Calibro 35"
  • CIRCULATORY SYSTEM, "Signal Morning"
  • ANTI-POP CONSORTIUM, "Fluorescent Black"
  • BLACK JOE LEWIS AND THE HONEYBEARS, "Tell 'Em What Your Name Is"
  • WHITE DENIM, "Fits"
  • KIM LENZ AND HER JAGUARS, "It's All True!"
  • LEE FIELDS, "My World"

2 0 1 0 :



  • THE BLACK KEYS, "Brothers"
  • FISTFUL OF MERCY, "As I Call You Down"
  • THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS, "Together"
  • ROBERT PLANT, "Band Of Joy"
  • THE LIKE, "Release Me"
  • LAWRENCE ARABIA, "Chant Darling"
  • JANELLE MONAE, "The ArchAndroid"
  • STARSTRUCK: The AudioPlay" cast recording
  • MAIBELL AND THE MISFIRES, "Ride Along!"
  • LOS PEYOTES, "Garaje o Muerte"
  • GEMMA RAY, "It's A Shame About Gemma Ray"
  • THE YOUNG VEINS, "Take A Vacation!"
  • ADRIAN YOUNGE, "Something About April"
  • THE DIRTBOMBS, "Party Store""
  • FABIENNE DELSOUL, "On My Mind"
  • CHERRY TESS AND HER RHYTHM SPARKS, "Roc-a-Chicka"





B E S T
M U S I C
R E I S S U E S :

Betty Davis


This section includes remasters of classic albums, reissues of rare albums, and recordings from the vault previously unreleased.




BEST REISSUES: 2000-2010:
This player contains songs from the following albums,
in the same order.



1920s-1960s
  • "MARTIN SCORSESE Present THE BLUES"
  • , seven CDs covering the documentary series

1950s
  • THE JOHNNY BURNETTE TRIO, "The Train Kept A Rollin"


'50s VARIOUS ARTISTS:
  • "THE ROOTS OF ROCK'N'ROLL: 1946-1954"
  • "THE GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK'N'ROLL: 1954-1963"
  • "WHISTLE BAIT! 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups"
  • "AIN'T I'M A DOG! 25 More Rockabilly Rave-Ups"
  • "GOOD GIRLS GONE BAD: Wild, Weird, And Wanted", Rockabilly women

1960s

  • THE LUV'D ONES, "Truth Gotta Stand"
  • BOB DYLAN, the catalog remasters and all Bootleg Series
  • THE MERRY GO ROUND, "Listen, Listen"
  • THE SHANGRI-LAS, "Myrmidons Of Melodrama"
  • BILLY NICHOLLS, "Forever Is No Time At All"
  • VASHTI BUNYAN, "Some Things Just Stick in Your Mind: Singles and Demos 1964-1967"
  • BOOKER T & THE MGs, "The Definitive..."
  • SAM & DAVE, "The Definitive..."
  • WILSON PICKETT, "The Definitive..."
  • THE CHOCOLATE WATCHBAND, "Melts In Your Brain...Not On Your Wrist - The Complete Recordings"
  • THE TEMPTATIONS, "Psychedelic Soul"
  • SHARON TANDY, "You Just Gotta Believe It's..."
  • DEAN CARTER, "Call Of the Wild"
  • THE DAISY CHAIN, "Straight Or Lame"
  • THE AEROVONS, "Resurrection"
  • SHE, "Wants A Piece Of You"
  • JOHN BARRY, "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" soundtrack
  • ENNIO MORRICONE, "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (Expanded)" soundtrack
  • PIERO PICCIONI, "Colpo Rovente" soundtrack
  • NORA ORLANDI, "Il Dolce Corpo Di Deborah (The Sweet Body Of Deborah)" soundtrack


'60s VARIOUS ARTISTS:
  • "Beatlemaniacs: The World Of Beatles Novelties"
  • "The British Invasion: 1963-1967"
  • "Le Beat Bespok√©: 25 Tailor Made Cuts", (French Funk/ soul)
  • "We Love The Pirates: Charting The 'Big L' Fab 40"; British pirate radio
  • "Eccentric Soul", ongoing series of rare Soul/Funk
  • "Girls With Guitars"
  • "Destroy That Boy!: Girls With Guitars 2"
  • "Dream Babes 5: Folk Rock And Beautiful"
  • SLY STONE, "Listen To The Voices: In The Studio 1965-1970"

1970s


  • GEORGE HARRISON, "All Things Must Pass"
  • NITRO FUNCTION, "Billy Cox's Nitro Function" (guitarist Char Vinnedge, leader of The Luv'd Ones)
  • MILES DAVIS, "On The Corner"
  • HERBIE HANCOCK, "Sextant"
  • SHUGGIE OTIS, "Inspiration Information"
  • BETTY DAVIS, "Betty Davis", "They Say I'm Different", "Nasty Gal", "Is It Love Or Desire?"
  • EMITT RHODES, "The Emitt Rhodes Recordings, 1969-1973"
  • BADFINGER, "Magic Christian Music", "No Dice", "Straight Up", "Ass" (Apple); "Wish You Were Here", "Head First" (WB)
  • JOHN LENNON, "Acoustic"
  • AL GREEN, catalog remasters
  • FELA, catalog remasters
  • LED ZEPPELIN, "How the West Was Won"
  • FUNKADELIC, catalog remasters
  • THE HEADHUNTERS, "Survival Of The Fittest"
  • EDDIE HAZEL, "Games, Dames, And Guitar Thangs"
  • ISIS, "Ain't No Backin' Up Now"
  • (unsung all-female Funk band)
  • LEON WARE, "Musical Massage" (basis for Marvin Gaye's 'I Want You' album)
  • THE RUNAWAYS, "Live In Japan"
  • NIKKI AND THE CORVETTES, "Nikki And The Corvettes"
  • RADIO BIRDMAN, "The Essential Radio Birdman (1974-1978)"
  • THE SLITS, "Cut"
  • PIERO UMILIANI, "Il Corpo (The Body)" soundtrack
  • EDDA DELL'ORSO, "Voice", "Dream Within a Dream: Incredible Voice of...", soundtrack work


'70s VARIOUS ARTISTS:
  • "Do The Pop: Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-87"; (Garage/Punk)
  • "Black Power: Music of a Revolution"; (Funk/Soul)
  • "Country Got Soul", Vol. 1 and 2, Country Soul artists
  • "Funk Rock: Rock Breaks And Guitars For Funky People"
  • "The Brazilian Funk Experience"
  • "Essential Afrobeat"
  • "DJ Spooky Presents: In Fine Style"; (Dub Reggae)
  • "Funky Kingston: Reggae Grooves 1968-74"; (proto-Rap Reggae)
  • "VAMPYROS LESBOS: Sexadelic Dance party", soundtrack
  • "EASY TEMPO", ten CD series of groovy Italian film music

1980s


  • BRIAN ENO/ DAVID BYRNE, "My Life In the Bush Of Ghosts"
  • TALKING HEADS, the catalog remasters
  • JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO, "Double Fantasy -Stripped Down"
  • KLEENEX/LiliPUT, "LiliPUT/ Kleenex"
  • GANG OF FOUR, "Entertainment"
  • IGGY POP, "New Values"
  • THE KNACK, catalog re-issues
  • DEFUNKT, "Defunkt/ Thermonuclear Sweat"
  • AFRIKA BAMBAATAA, "Looking for the Perfect Beat 1980-1985"
  • GENE CLARK & CARLA OLSON, "So Rebellious A Lover"
  • PLASTICLAND, "Make Yourself a Happening Machine: A Collection of"
  • MARK STEWART, "Kiss The Future"
'80s VARIOUS ARTISTS:
  • "New York Noise", vol. 1,2, 3; (Post Punk)
  • "In The Beginning There Was Rhythm", (Post Punk)
  • "Tommy Boy Essentials: Hip Hop 1"
  • "Electro Sessions", (Electro Rap)
  • "Rip It Up and Start Again", (PostPunk and New Pop)
  • "Nao Wave: Brazil PostPunk 1982-1988"

1990s


  • ELASTICA, "Radio One Sessions"
  • TOM WAITS, "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers, & Bastards"
  • SUPRA ARGO, "Supra Argo"

'90s VARIOUS ARTISTS:

  • "Attack Of The Terrible Boots"
  • (modern Japanese Garage Rock)
  • "O SISTER: The Women's Bluegrass Collection", various



F A V O R I T E
B O X
S E T S:



BEST BOX SETS: 2000-2010:
This player contains songs from the following albums in the same order.

1950s


'50s VARIOUS ARTISTS:

  • "From Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly"
  • "1954: The Year That Rocked The World"
  • "We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll"
  • "ROCKIN' BONES: 1950s Punk & Rockabilly"

1960s


  • THE BEATLES, "Remastered"
  • albums collection
  • NINA SIMONE, "Four Women: The Nina Simone Philips Recordings"
  • JOHNNY CASH, "Love God Murder"
  • THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE

'60s VARIOUS ARTISTS:

  • "NUGGETS II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond"
  • MOJO Magazine, "Acid Drops, Spacedust, And Flying Saucers"
  • "Love Is the Song We Sing: San Francisco Nuggets 1965-1970"
  • "Where The Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968"
  • "ONE KISS CAN LEAD TO ANOTHER: Girl Group Sounds, Lost And Found"
  • "TROJAN RECORDS, "Sixties Box Set"
  • , Reggae

1970s


  • FANNY, "First Time in a Long Time: The Reprise Recording"
  • SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE, "Collection"
  • (first seven albums)
  • BLACK SABBATH, "Symptom Of The Universe"
  • SEX PISTOLS, "Sexbox"

'70s VARIOUS ARTISTS:

  • "WHAT IT IS? Funky Soul And Rare Grooves (1967-1977)"
  • "NO THANKS!: 70s Punk Rebellion"

1990s

  • NIRVANA, "With The Lights Out"




FAVORITE MySpace ARTISTS:

They say MySpace should be now be renamed as BandSpace. That's fine; someone has to spotlight the struggling artists after this decade's implosion of the record industry.

Here are terrific artists who deserve all the love and support they can get!



Best MySpace Artists:
This player contains songs from the following artists, in the same order.

-ANDREA (SPIEJER, nee POPPAEA)
-THE LOVE ME NOTS
-TARA BUSCH
-THE SHE CREATURES

-SISTAS IN THE PIT
-SASSY
-LUCID NATION
-CHRIS JOSS

-ZEPPARELLA
-SHARON JONES AND THE DAP KINGS
-DONITA SPARKS (L7)
-FREDA RENTE

-BELLA WAGNER
-BABYSTONE (SLY's daughter)
-BLACK ROCK QUEEN
-LUCKY JIM

-GIRL GARAGE MAYHEM!





See also:

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2000-2010
-BEST COMICS: 2000-2010

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2011
-BEST MUSIC: 2011, with Music Players!
-BEST COMICS: 2011

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2012
-BEST MUSIC: 2012, with Music Players!
-BEST COMICS: 2012

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2013
-BEST MUSIC: 2013, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2014
-BEST MUSIC: 2014, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2015
-BEST MUSIC: 2015, with Music Players!

-BEST MOVIES And TV: 2016
-BEST MUSIC: 2016, with Music Players!



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