lps of 2001
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.


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