KVSC Top 88 Albums of 2004

1TV on the RadioDesperate Youth…
3Modest MouseGood News For People Who Love Bad News
4Sonic YouthSonic Nurse
5The Arcade FireFuneral
6The Hold SteadyAlmost Killed Me
7 Wilco A Ghost is Born
8Tom WaitsReal Gone
9Elliott SmithFrom a Basement on the Hill
10Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Shake the Sheets
11Mirah C’mon Miracle
12Iron and WineOur Endless Numbered Days
13Sufjan StevensSeven Swans
14Xiu XiuFabulous Muscles
15Kid DakotaThe West is the Future
16Jolie Holland Escondida
17Steve EarleThe Revolution Starts Now
18Antibalas What is this America
19 Pinback Summer in Abadon
20Fiery Furnaces Blueberry Boat
21 Mason Jennings Use Your Voice
22Mission of BurmaOnOffOn
23 The Walkmen Bows & Arrows
24 Eyedea and Abilities E&A
25 Neko Case The Tigers Have Spoken
26David Byrne Grown Backwards
27Devendra BanhartRejoicing in the Hands
28Brother Ali Champion EP
29Joanna Newsom Milk Eyed Mender
30Jason MolinaPyramid Electric Company
31Loretta LynnVan Lear Rose
32Guided By VoicesHalf Smiles of the Decomposed
33!!!Louden Up Now
34AirTalkie Walkie
36Various ArtistsFuture Soundtrack for America
37Elvis CostelloThe Delivery Man
38Franz FerdinandFranz Ferdinand
39CalifoneHeron King Blues
40Jim WhiteDrill a Hole
41The DonnasGold Metal
42Kings of ConvenienceRiot on an Empty Street
43Rogue WaveOut of the Shadow
45Paul WesterbergFolker
46M83Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost
47Animal CollectiveSung Tongs
48HeiruspecsA Tiger Dancing
49ShearwaterWinged Life
50Leonard CohenDear Heather
51Blonde RedheadMisery is a Butterfly
52P.J. HarveyUh Huh Her
53CoachwhipsBangers vs. Fuckers
54GravenhurstFlashlight Seasons
55Le TigreThis Island
56Medeski, Martin, & Wood End of the World Party
57The ElectedMe First
58SubtleA New White
59The FaintWet From Birth
60Mountain GoatsWe Shall All Be Healed
61All Night RadioSpirit Stereo Frequency
62Mark LaneganBubblegum
64Wolf EyesStabbed in the Face
65ElectrelaneThe Power Out
66Sondre LercheTwo-Way Monolouge
67The Plastic ConstellationsMazatlan
68RJD2Since We Last Spoke
69Brian WilsonSmile
70Jens Lekman3 EP’s
72Wrangler BrutesZulu
73Ani DiFrancoEducated Guess
74Machine DrumBidnezz
75George Maurer TrioGroovitis
76Snow PatrolFinal Straw
77John Vanderslice Cellar Door
7890 Day MenPanda Park
79Architecture in HelsinkiFingers Crossed
80Dizzee RascalShowtime
81Ben Harper and the Blind Boys… There Will Be a Light
82Mark MallmanMr. Serious
83BanyanLive at Perkins Palace
84Collective UnconciousThe Garden
85Robyn HitckcockSpooked
86Tori AmosWelcome to Sunny FL
87EarlimartTreble and Tremble
88The FutureheadsThe Futureheads