*Your skin is peach

*Actually hold a real conversation

*My entire life

*You will die


*Back to my knees?

*Your protector

*How many doors of possibility

*You can never have it back

*'cause Uncle Hof said so

1. I ask you to do one effing thing
2. Did you?
3. The socks betray him
4. There will be none of that
5. Leave notes in his shirt pocket
6. Trained in the gentle art
7. Put me in coach
8. Our species may, in fact, survive
9.Swarm Swarm
10.During the wooing
11.BUT not private enough
12.The bottomless appetite
13.The first time we forget
14.This is a nice litmus test
15.To get the ball rolling
16.She invited you back to her place for coffee
17.Mary Magdalene or Eva Braun
18.It will only smell and make you queasy

   Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Worthy of inclusion

(updated nominee list 2/22/05)

For no real reason I want to put together the Top 10 recent musical artists.

The only requirement for consideration the artist's FIRST album had to be released in or after 1990. I will pick the final list based on the artist's total body of work.

Here are my nominees (with their debut album and release date). Please leave yours in the comments section (with the album and release date). I will update the nominee list if I find your suggestion worthy of inclusion. I will post the final Top 10 in a few days.

Current Nominees:

Tool (Opiate 1992)-hof
Radiohead (Pablo Honey 1993)-hof
Ani Difranco (Ani Difranco 1994)-hof
Modest Mouse (This Is a Long Drive... 1996)-hof
Perfect Circle (Mer De Noms 2000)-hof
Jet (Get Born 2003)-hof
Dave Mathews (Under the table and dreaming 1994)-hof
Queens of the Stone Age (self titled 1998)-melina
The Killers (Hot Fuss 2004)-melina
Maximo Park (A Certain Trigger 2004)-nics
Ben Folds/Ben Folds Five (Self Titled-1995)-vegasgustan
Jimmy Eat World (Static Prevails-1996)-vegasgustan
Weezer (Weezer 'Blue Album'-1994)-vegasgustan
Jack Johnson (Brushfire Fairytales-2001)-vegasgustan
Better Than Ezra (Deluxe-1995)-vegasgustan
The White Stripes (Elephant-2003)-cyrus
Air (Moon Safari -1998)-cyrus
Daft Punk (Homework -1997)-cyrus
Dubtribe Sound System (Bryant Street -1999)-cyrus
Alicia Keys (Songs In A Minor -2001)-cyrus
The Black Crowes (Shake Your Money Maker-1990)-allison
Stone Temple Pilots (Core-1992)-allison
Dido (No Angel-1999)-dan
Fiona Apple (Tidal-1996)-dan
Jeff Buckley (Grace-1994)-dan
Sigur Ros (Agaetis Byrjun-2001)-dan
Coldplay (Brothers and Sisters-1999)-cherry moon
Kanye West (college dropout-2004)-mo
Jay Z (reasonable doubt-1996)-mo
Alanis Morrisette (jagged little pill-1995)-mo
Green Day (kerplunk-1992)-mo
Nirvanna (Nevermind-1991)-vegasgustan
Pearl Jam (Ten-1991)-hof
Alice in Chains (Facelift-1990)-hof
Tribe Called Quest (People's Instinctive Travels...-1990)-hof
Fugees (Blunted on reality-1994)-hof

I am still getting some great names.... any more before I close the nomination process? Getty up and get your artist ON THE LIST!

there are 13 doodles

At 1:50 PM, Blogger Melina said...

Queens of the Stone Age (self titled 1998)

The Killers (Hot Fuss 2004/ yeah super popular group but I think worth the hype)

Oh and really would vote for Tool and A Perfect Circle...but you already put them down.

At 2:29 PM, Blogger Nics said...

Maximo Park (A Certain Trigger either 2004/2005) if you haven't heard them already I recommend you check them out. Brilliant live.

At 2:53 PM, Blogger VegasGustan said...

I'm probably gonna get some crap for my picks, but you did say TOTAL body of work...so if you guys have only listened to radio singles.....I don't wanna hear it! Okay, thanks.

Ben Folds/Ben Folds Five
(Rockin' The Suburbs-2001)
(Self Titled-1995)

Jimmy Eat World
(Static Prevails-1996)

(Weezer 'Blue Album'-1994)

Jack Johnson
(Brushfire Fairytales-2001)

Better Than Ezra

I have some more, but I am at work so I will post again later.

At 2:41 PM, Blogger Cyrus said...

In no particular order of influence:

The White Stripes - Elephant (2003)

Air - Moon Safari (1998)

Daft Punk - Homework (1997)

Dubtribe Sound System - Bryant Street (1999)

The Killers - Hot Fuss (2004)

Alicia Keys - Songs In A Minor (2001)

At 11:22 PM, Blogger VegasGustan said...

The White Stripes....good one.

At 5:17 PM, Blogger allison said...

You already said DMB, and I must add:

The Black Crowes - Shake Your Money Maker, 1990

Stone Temple Pilots - Core, 1992

At 10:47 PM, Blogger Dan said...

Dido - No Angel (1999)
Fiona Apple - Tidal (1996)
Jeff Buckley - Grace (1994)

At 10:50 PM, Blogger Dan said...

oh yeah - and Sigur Ros - Agaetis Byrjun (2001)

At 1:06 AM, Blogger Cherry Moon said...

Most definitely, without a doubt...

Jeff Buckley - Grace (1994)!!!

And of course, I'd be doing my favorite band total injustice if I didn't add them to your list...

COLDPLAY - Parachutes (2000)
COLDPLAY - Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
COLDPLAY - Brothers and Sisters (1999)

...in that order ;)

At 1:18 AM, Blogger Mo said...

must. suggest. more. hiphop.

kanye west (college dropout 2004)
jay z (reasonable doubt 1996)

alanis morrisette (jagged little pill 1995)
green day (kerplunk 1992, dookie 1994)

my .02

At 7:44 PM, Blogger VegasGustan said...

Well if we are putting in Jeff Buckley then I guess Nirvanna should be thrown into the mix as well.

At 10:05 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hum (You'd Prefer an Astronaut 1995; Downward is Heavenward 1998)

I'm also with Vegas on Jimmy Eat World. Yum.

~that girl in upstate ny

At 8:28 AM, Blogger Melina said...

Jack Johnson (In between dreams 2005)


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