Top 10 of 2004

[01] Devendra Banhart: Rejoicing in the Hands / Nino Rojo

[02] Animal Collective: Sung Tongs

[03] The Arcade Fire: Funeral

[04] Dungen: Ta Det Lugnt

[05] Joanna Newsom: Milk-Eyed Mender

[06] The Album Leaf: In A Safe Place

[07] Blonde Redhead: Misery is a Butterfly

[08] Fennesz: Venice

[09] Dave Douglas: Strange Liberation

[10] Comets on Fire: Blue Cathedral

Honorable Mentions:

* Pan Sonic: Kesto
* Tom Waits: Real Gone
* Vetiver: Vetiver
* Ghost: Hypnotic Underworld
* Death From Above 1979: You're a Woman, I'm a Machine

Top Reissues of 2004:

* Metal Urbain: Anarchy in Paris
* Six Organs of Admittance: The Manifestation
* Arthur Russell: The World of Arthur Russell
* Various Artists: The Third Unheard

Label of the Year: Subliminal Frequencies