1. The Ghost Of An Unkissed Kiss - TREMBLING BLUE STARS Alive To Every Smile

(Shinkansen/Sub Pop)

2. The Sublimation Hour - DESTROYER Streethawk: A Seduction (Misra)

3. These Wooden Ideas - IDLEWILD 100 Broken Windows

(Food/Parlophone UK '00/Odeon/Capitol)

4. Last Nite - THE STROKES Is This It (RCA)

5. You've Gone Too Far - SLUMBER PARTY Psychedelicate (Kill Rock Stars)

6. Everything Hits At Once - SPOON Girls Can Tell (Merge)

7. Our Time Has Passed - PERNICE BROTHERS The World Won't End (Ashmont)

8. Fallin' - ALICIA KEYS Songs In A Minor (J)

9. Your Dirty Answer - KRISTIN HERSH - Sunny Border Blue (4AD)

10. Dead Leaves And The Dirty Ground - THE WHITE STRIPES White Blood Cells

(Sympathy For The Record Industry)

11. Shining Light - ASH Free All Angels (Infectious import)

12. Caring Is Creepy - THE SHINS Oh, Inverted World (Sub Pop)

13. Song - SMOG Rain On Lens (Drag City)

14. Failure - KINGS OF CONVENIENCE Quiet Is The New Loud (Source/Astralwerks)

15. The Hook - STEPHEN MALKMUS Stephen Malkmus (Matador)

16. Agenda Suicide - THE FAINT Danse Macabre (Saddle Creek)

17. Don't Just Do Something - SPIRITUALIZED Let It Come Down (Arista)

18. Cashout - FUGAZI The Argument (Dischord)

19. Clean Needle - FRANKLIN BRUNO Kiss Without Makeup (Absolutely Kosher)

20. Hard To Explain - THE STROKES Is This It (RCA)

21. Sunflower - LOW Things We Lost In The Fire (Kranky)

22. Anyone Alive? - THE CHAMELEONS Why Call It Anything (Artful UK import)

23. The Bad Arts - DESTROYER Streethawk: A Seduction (Misra)

24. Cars And Parties - EDITH FROST Wonder Wonder (Drag City)

25. Let Robeson Sing - MANIC STREET PREACHERS Know Your Enemy (Virgin)

26. English - FAMILY FODDER Water Shed (Dark Beloved Cloud)

27. Juxtapozed With U - SUPER FURRY ANIMALS Rings Around The World

(Epic UK import)

28. Ether - NAS Stillmatic (Ill Will/Columbia)

29. Hunter's Lullaby - CHRISTINA ROSENVINGE Frozen Pool (Smells Like Records)

30. Always On Time - JA RULE FEATURING ASHANTI Pain Is Love (Murder Inc./Def Jam)

31. Good Fruit - HEFNER We Love The City (Too Pure UK '00/Too Pure)

32. The Brides Have Hit Glass - GUIDED BY VOICES Isolation Drills (TVT)

33. Survivor - DESTINY'S CHILD Survivor (Columbia)

34. Love Detective - ARAB STRAP The Red Thread (Chemikal Underground/Matador)

35. Takeover - JAY-Z The Blueprint (Roc-A-Fella)

36. Sentimental Man - THE DISMEMBERMENT PLAN Change (DeSoto)

37. Shine - MARK EITZEL The Invisible Man (Matador)

38. 5 Million Ways To Kill A C.E.O. - THE COUP Party Music (75 Ark)

39. Ageless Sky - JOHN WOLFINGTON John Wolfington (Smells Like Records)

40. You Have Loved Enough - LEONARD COHEN Ten New Songs (Columbia)

41. Our Dying Brains - GRANDADDY Through A Frosty Plate Glass E.P. (V2)

42. I'm Finding It Harder To Be A Gentleman - THE WHITE STRIPES White Blood Cells

(Sympathy For The Record Industry)

43. Billed As Single - THE REINDEER SECTION Y'all Get Scared Now, Ya Hear!

(Bright Star)

44. Strange Little Girl - TORI AMOS Strange Little Girls (Atlantic)

45. Stop - JOE HENRY Scar (Mammoth)

46. Over Me - TRICKY Blowback (Hollywood)

47. How Does It Make You Feel? - AIR 10,000 HZ Legend (Source/Virgin France/Astralwerks)

48. What Would You Do - CITY HIGH City High (Booga Basement/Interscope)

49. First Cousin - THE LUCKSMITHS Why That Doesn’t Surprise Me (Candle AUS/Drive-In)

50. It's Not Up To You - BJORK Vespertine (One Little Indian/Elektra)

51. The Loneliness Of A Middle Distance Runner - BELLE AND SEBASTIAN

Belle And Sebastian Sing... Jonathan David (Jeepster/Matador) EP

52. Designs On You - OLD 97'S Satellite Rides (Elektra)

53. Rooster Mountain - THE COURT AND SPARK Bless You (Absolutely Kosher)

54. Trimmed And Burning - BUILT TO SPILL Ancient Melodies Of The Future (Warner)

55. Weeds - PULP We Love Life (Island UK import)

56. 7:30 - PERNICE BROTHERS The World Won't End (Ashmont)

57. Sugar Baby - BOB DYLAN Love And Theft (Columbia)

58. A Woman’s Worth - ALICIA KEYS Songs In A Minor (J)

59. If It Takes All Night - FRANK BLACK AND THE CATHOLICS Dog In The Sand

(What Are Records?)

60. As I Sat Sadly By Her Side - NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS No More Shall We Part (Reprise)

61. Nite And Fog - MERCURY REV All Is Dream (V2)

62. Stone By Stone - CATATONIA Paper Scissors Stone (Blanco Y Negro UK import)

63. No More Drama - MARY J. BLIGE No More Drama (MCA)

64. Does He Have A Name? - GENE Libertine (Contra UK import)

65. Odin - THE BLOOD GROUP Everything Forgotten Gathers At The Ceiling EP

(Le Grand Magistery)

66. Homewrecker - NICK LOWE The Convincer (Yep Roc)

67. Relating To A Psychopath - MACY GRAY The Id (Epic)

68. Dying Slowly - TINDERSTICKS Can Our Love... (Beggars Banquet)

69. Clint Eastwood - GORILLAZ Gorillaz (Virgin)

70. Fear Of Fireflies - CALLA Scavengers (Young God)

71. The Bad Ambassador - THE DIVINE COMEDY Regeneration (Nettwerk)

72. Suzanne - HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS Bavarian Fruit Bread (Rough Trade/Sanctuary)

73. Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk - RUFUS WAINWRIGHT Poses (DreamWorks)

74. Infidel Blues - CHOCOLATE GENIUS Godmusic (V2)

75. Wondering The Fields - IDAHO Levitate (Idaho Music)

76. Now We Must Face Each Other - SIMON JOYNER Hotel Lives (Truckstop)

77. Killin' Kind - SHELBY LYNNE Love, Shelby (Island)

78. Why You’d Want To Live Here - DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE The Photo Album (Barsuk)

79. Stood On Gold - GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI How I Long To Feel That Summer In My Heart (Mantra)

80. Crooked Booty - DUNGEON FAMILY Even In Darkness (Arista)

81. Captain Easychord - STEREOLAB Sound-Dust (Elektra)

82. An Instant Death - SON, AMBULANCE Euphemystic (Saddle Creek)

83. Crystal - NEW ORDER Get Ready (Reprise)

84. Merry Blues - MANU CHAO Proxima Estacion: Esperanza (Virgin)

85. Mad At A Girl - ROBBIE FULKS Couples In Trouble (Boondoggle)

86. Strange Strange - RICHARD LLOYD The Cover Doesn't Matter (Upsetter Music)

87. Across The Line - SCOTT MILLER & THE COMMONWEALTH Thus Always To Tyrants (Sugar Hill)

88. Peep Show - THE MINK LUNGS The Better Button (Arena Rock)

89. The Whole World - OUTKAST Big Boi & Dre Present... Outkast (Arista)

90. Let You Down - THE KINGSBURY MANX Let You Down (Overcoat)

91. The Snow White Diner - THE HANDSOME FAMILY Twilight (Carrot Top)

92. Lonely Girls - LUCINDA WILLIAMS Essence (Lost Highway)

93. Untitled (Track 2) - SONGS: OHIA Mi Sei Apparso Come Un Fantasma (Paper Cup)

94. Falling Away - PRESTON SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY All This Sounds Gas (Matador)

95. Fill Me In - CRAIG DAVID Born To Do It (Wildstar/Atlantic)

96. No More Mosquitoes - FOUR TET Pause (Domino)

97. Ice Cube - CLEM SNIDE The Ghost Of Fashion (spinART)

98. Retire The Ghost - REFRIGERATOR Comedy Minus One (Shrimper)

99. Longing Town - DUNCAN SHEIK Phantom Moon (Nonesuch)

100.Piano Fire - SPARKLEHORSE It's A Wonderful Life (Capitol)

The Top 10 EPs Of 2001

1. GRANDADDY - Through A Frosty Plate Glass E.P. (V2)

2. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - Belle And Sebastian Sing... Jonathan David


3. GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI - The Blue Trees (Mantra)

4. THE BLOOD GROUP - Everything Forgotten Gathers At The Ceiling (Le Grand Magistery)

5. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - I'm Waking Up To Us (Jeepster/Matador)

6. CURSIVE - Burst and Bloom (Saddle Creek)

7. MODEST MOUSE - Everywhere And His Nasty Parlour Tricks (Epic)

8. CALEXICO - Even My Sure Things Fall Through (Quarterstick)

9. LOW + DIRTY THREE - In The Fishtank (Konkurrent)

10. THE RAPTURE - Out Of The Races And Onto The Tracks (Sub Pop)