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The 2004 Altrok Radio Ground 100
by Sean Carolan

The following were judged by our panel of expert (sic) to be the most interesting, intriguing songs played on the Altrok Radio stream in 2004. We realize, and encourage, the fact that your mileage may vary.

1The Fall
Theme From Sparta F.C. #2
The Real New Fall LP (US Version)
2Franz Ferdinand
Take Me Out
Franz Ferdinand
3Vive la Fete
Noir Desir
12'' Single
4Art Brut
Bad Weekend
Formed A Band (7'' Single)
5The Detroit Cobras
Hey Sailor
Cha Cha Twist (7'' Single)
6Dogs Die In Hot Cars
Pastimes And Lifestyles
Please Describe Yourself
7The Dresden Dolls
Girl Anachronism
The Dresden Dolls
8The Walkmen
The Rat
Bows & Arrows
9The Futureheads
Decent Days And Nights
The Futureheads
10Modest Mouse
Ocean Breathes Salty
Good News For People Who Love Bad News
11The Delgados
Keep On Breathing
Universal Audio
Hello, Is This Thing On
CD Single
13The Wedding Present
Interstate 5
Interstate 5 (CD Single)
14The Libertines
Don't Look Back Into The Sun
I Get Along EP
15The Shins
Kissing The Lipless
Chutes Too Narrow
16Fiery Furnaces
Tropical Iceland [Single Version]
CD Single
The Hidden Track
Treble & Tremble
18Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Me And Mia
Shake The Sheets
19The Cure
The Cure
Slow Hands
21The Weakerthans
Plea From a Cat Named Virtute
Reconstruction Site
Texas Is The Reason
Challenging Stage
23The Adored
TV Riot (with Pete Shelley)
The Adored EP
24The Faint
Southern Belles In London Sing
Wet From Birth
25Bongo Jones
Hook To The Head
26They Might Be Giants
It's Kickin' In
The Spine
27The Futureheads
A To B
The Futureheads
Reason Is Treason
29TV On The Radio
Staring At The Sun
Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
30Dogs Die In Hot Cars
Modern Woman
Please Describe Yourself
31Angela McCluskey
Love Is Stronger Than Death
The Things We Do
32The Bees
Free The Bees
Dead Wrong
Coture, Coture, Coture
34Ted Leo & The Pharmacists
Counting Down The Hours
Shake The Sheets
35The Futureheads
The Futureheads
36Giant Sand
Flying Around The Sun With Remarkable Speed
Is All Over... The Map
37Junkie XL
Perfect Blue Sky (Featuring Robert Smith)
A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin
38The Invisible Cities
39Matthew Sweet
The Ocean In-Between
Kimi Ga Suki
40Hyper Kinako
Don't Delete My Frog
7'' Single
41Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse
42Dogs Die In Hot Cars
I Love You 'Cause I Have To
Please Describe Yourself
43The Fiery Furnaces
Straight Street
Blueberry Boat
44Stan Ridgway
Talkin' Wall Of Voodoo Blues Pt. 1
Snakebite; Blacktop Ballads & Fugitive Songs
45William Shatner
I Can't Get Behind That (with Henry Rollins)
Has Been
46The Guild League
The Storm
Inner North
Convict Pool
Convict Pool
48The Ordinary Boys
Talk Talk Talk
Over The Counter Culture
First Of The Gang To Die
You Are The Quarry
Stumble & Fall
Up All Night
51The Descendents
Cool To Be You
52Graham Coxon
Don't Be A Stranger
Happiness In Magazines
53Green Day
American Idiot
55The Detroit Cobras
Cha Cha Twist
7'' Single
56The Streets
Fit But You Know It
A Grand Don't Come For Free
57The Figgs
Simon Simone
58A Girl Called Eddy
The Long Goodbye
A Girl Called Eddy
59The Hives
Walk Idiot Walk
Tyrannosaurus Hives
Forget About Him I'm Mint
The Difference Between Me And You Is That I'm Not On Fire
61The 22-20's
Why Don't You Do It For Me
The 22-20's
62The Fall-Outs
One Thought Too Much
63The Delgados
Everybody Come Down
Universal Audio
64The Features
Me & the Skirts
Exhibit A
We Could Connect Or We Could Not
Wish I
Finally Woken
67The Von Bondies
Not That Social
Pawn Shoppe Heart
68The Cure
The End of the World (Radio Edit)
The Cure
69Tilly and The Wall
Perfect Fit
Wild Like Children
70The Mekons
Punk Rock
71The Stills
Gender Bombs
Logic Will Break Your Heart
72Toots And The Maytals
Monkey Man (with No Doubt)
True Love
73The Fiery Furnaces
Crystal Clear
Gallowsbird's Bark
74Radio 4
Party Crashers
Stealing Of A Nation
75Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros
Get Down Moses
Lay Of The Land
77The Libertines
The Libertines
Dutch Disease
Let's Play Boys & Girls
A Face For Radio
Challenging Stage EP
80David Byrne
Dialog Box
Grown Backwards
That Man Will Not Hang
The Difference Between Me And You Is That I'm Not On Fire
82The Beta Band
Heroes To Zeroes
83The Customers
When It Comes
Days For Hoisting Flags On Government Buildings EP
84The House Of Lords
A Little Bit Of Bread With No Cheese
Purr Demo
The Outsiders (feat. Q-Tip)
Around The Sun
86The Faint
I Disappear
Wet From Birth
Margerine Rock
Margerine Eclipse
88The Meeting Places
Blur The Line
Find Yourself Along The Way
89Ides Of Space
Way Out At Sea
Sleeping Fractures
90The Church
Forget Yourself
91Mimi Cross
I Slept
I Slept
92They Might Be Giants
Damn Good Times
The Spine
93Division of Laura Lee
Endless Factories
Das Not Compute
94David Byrne
My Fair Lady
The Wired CD (Comp)
Planet Dada
The Eye
96Call & Response
Colors Bleed
Winds Take No Shape
97Sondre Lerche
Two Way Monologue
Two Way Monologue
99The Legends
There And Back Again
Up Against The Legends
100The Features
There's A Million Ways To Sing The Blues
Exhibit A

©2005 Sean Carolan

All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.


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