trakMARX Top 10 lp's of 2001
1/ The Strokes - "Is This It" - Rough Trade
We waited a lifetime & they didn't let anyone down.
2/ DJ Don Letts - "Dread Meets Punk Rockers Uptown" - Heavenly
Shut yer eyes & you could almost be there.
3/ l/a/l - "Sea To Shining Sea" - Sub Pop
Ahead of the pack by some considerable distance.
4/ Hamell On Trial - "Choochtown" - Evangeline
Whadya mean you ain't bought this yet.....go fuck y'self.
5/ Moldy Peaches - "Moldy Peaches" - Rough Trade
Kimya & Adam break hearts & minds.
6/ White Stripes - "White Blood Cells" - Sympathy For The Record Industry
Is it the blues, is it the punks - no, it's a branded blend of the two.
7/ RC5 - "American Rock & Roll" - 20 Stone Blatt
Lemmy sings Rob Tyner. Maximum arse kicking.
8/ Jeff Lewis - "Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane" - Rough Trade
A comic book anti-hero for a pretty strange world.
9/ The Von Bondies - "Lack Of Communication" - Sympathy For The Record Industry
Back in my garage with my bullshit detector.
10/ The Stuck Ups - "The Stuck Ups" - Sympathy For The Record Industry
If the Slits were 25 years younger they would sound like this.