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Episode #2363

Listener Poll 2004 Results

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Thursday, January 06, 2005

Here's the rebuttal to last night’s program where the listeners weigh in on the best new music releases of 2004. Thanks to all of the listeners who voted. As we sort through the responses, the color commentary isn't that different from years past. Some of the usual suspects ranked highly this year, and there were also some relatively new artists. Listen for the shocking results...

PROGRAM #2363, The Annual NS Listener Poll 2004 (First aired on Jan.6, 2005)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

10. David Byrne

Grown Backwards

Glass, Concrete & Stone [4:00]

Nonesuch #79826 ** www.nonesuch.com*

9. Phil Kline

Zippo Songs

Been To Hell [2:00]

Cantaloupe #21019** www.cantaloupemusic.com*

8. Anonymous 4

American Angels

Angel Band [3:00]

Harmonia Mundi #907326** www.harmoniamundi.com*

7. Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

The Equatorial Stars

Lyra, excerpt [4:30]

Discipline Mobile #0402** www.disciplineglobalmobile.com or www.enoshop.co.uk*

6. Bill Frisell

Unspeakable

1968 [4:30]

Nonesuch #79828** www.nonesuch.com*

5. The Bad Plus

Give

Iron Man [4:00]

Columbia #58331 **
www.thebadplus.com
www.columbiarecords.com*

4. John Adams

Road Movies
-and-
On the Transmigration Of Souls

On The Transmigration of Souls [2:00]

Nonesuch #79699**
AND
Nonesuch #79816 ** www.nonesuch.com*

3. Youssou n'Dour

Egypt

Tijaniyyah [5:30]

Nonesuch #79694** www.nonesuch.com*

2. Björk

Medulla

Yökuro [3:00]

Atlantic #62981** www.bjork.com

1. Ensemble Modern Plays Frank Zappa

Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions

Night School [4:00]

BMG #59842** www.bmgclassics.com*

*, ** Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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