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Playlist for 13 December 2002 Options | A clickable list - not an actual show - of my faves from 2002

You can click on each song title to hear that song. Each link is to a different show of mine from 2002, so that show will then keep on playing until you click on another title that you want to hear.

Artist Song Album Label
 
Some albums I enjoyed a lot this year, and a sample song from each:
Dim Dim  Kika   Options Kiwi  Audio Dregs 
The Bran Flakes  The Magical Fairy Princess   Options Bounces!  Happi Tyme 
Bob Hund  Glom Allt Du Lart Dig (Forget All You Have Learned)   Options Stenaldern Kan Borja (The Stone Age Can Begin)  Silence 
Kronos Quartet  El Llorar   Options Nuevo  Nonesuch 
Jean Jacques Perrey & David Chazam  My Blue Morlok   Options Eclektronics  Basta 
Hylozoists  The Hylozoists   Options La Nouvelle Gauche  Brobdingnagian 
 
and some reissues:
Fanny  Conversation With a Cop; Badge; Hey Bulldog   Options First Time in a Long Time  Rhino Handmade 
Machito  Freezelandia   Options Complete Columbia Masters  Columbia/Legacy 
The Driving Stupid  Hide the Lobsters   Options Horror Asparagus Stories  Sundazed 
The Beatles  Don't Ever Change   Options Live at the BBC (from '94, but I just got it this year!)  Capitol 
 
and some of my favorite songs of the year, alphabetically by artist:
Black Randy and the Metrosquad  Down at the Laundrymat   Options "Pass the dust, I think I'm Bowie" (originally from 1980)  Sympathy for the Record Industry 
Afel Bocoum/Damon Albarn/Toumani Diabate & Friends  Makelekele   Options Mali Music  Astralwerks 
Grace Braun/DQE  Could This Be the Moment?; Hot Dog!   Options I'm Your Girl  Dark Beloved Cloud 
Laura Cantrell  Too Late for Tonight   Options When the Roses Bloom Again  Diesel Only 
Johnny Cash  We'll Meet Again   Options American IV: The Man Comes Around  American/Lost Highway 
Control Machete  Si Senor   Options Solo Para Fanaticos  Universal Latino 
Cornelius  Brazil; Smoke   Options Point  Matador 
Deerhoof  Surprise Symphony   Options "C" 7-inch single  Cool Beans 
DJ Shadow  Six Days   Options The Private Press  MCA 
Shelley Duval  He Needs Me   Options Punch-Drunk Love soundtrack (originally from Popeye soundtrack; songs by Harry Nilsson)  Nonesuch 
Electric Eel Shock  In NY   Options Shit Associated Music, Vol 1 (various artists)  Micro Music 
ESG  Step Off   Options Step Off  Soul Jazz 
Family Fodder  Tender Words   Options DBC Singles Club  Dark Beloved Cloud 
Future Bible Heroes  From Some Dying Star; Losing Your Affection   Options Eternal Youth  Instinct 
Michael Hurley  O My Stars; Got Over It   Options Sweetkorn  Trikont 
Catherine Irwin  Don't We All Have the Right to Be Wrong?; Power of My Love   Options Cut Yourself a Switch  Thrill Jockey 
Mellow  Rivolizione Sessantanove; Take Me Higher   Options CQ soundtrack  Emperor Norton 
Mountain Goats  Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton   Options All Hail West Texas  Emperor Jones 
Of Montreal  Doing Nothing   Options Aldhils Arboretum  Kindercore 
People Like Us  Scott Slim   Options Stifled Love  Mess Media 
Puffy Amiyume  Atarashii Hibi (Brand New Days)   Options Japan for Sale Vol. 2 (various artists)  Sony Japan 
Joey Ramone  What a Wonderful World   Options Don't Worry About Me  Sanctuary 
Wire  I Don't Understand   Options Read and Burn 01  Pink Flag 
Woozyhelmet  Not Real   Options Woozyhelmet  self-released 
 
...and then there's this...
Wes Montgomery  Goin' Out of My Head (with Cholly-Olly, vocal)   Options Verve Jazz Masters 14  Verve