2001 TOP 10 LISTS:

ALBUMS:

1. Cannibal Ox-THE COLD VEIN (Def Jux)

2. New Pornographers-MASS ROMANTIC (Mint import)

3. Rachid Taha-MADE IN MEDINA (Ark 21)

4. Jay-Z-THE BLUEPRINT (Roc-A-Fella)

5. New Order-GET READY (Reprise)

6. Arab Strap-THE RED THREAD (Matador)

7. Pulp-WE LOVE LIFE (Island import)

8. White Stripes-WHITE BLOOD CELLS (Sympathy For The Recording Industry)

9. Lali Puna-SCARY WORLD THEORY (Morr Music import)

10. Daft Punk-DISCOVERY (Virgin)


Runners-up:

Air-10,000 HZ LEGEND (Astralwerks)

Avalanches-SINCE I LEFT YOU (Sire)

Basement Jaxx-ROOTY (Astralwerks)

Beta Band-HOT SHOTS II (Astralwerks)

Bjork-VESPERTINE (Elektra)

Coup-PARTY MUSIC (75 Ark)

Dilated Peoples-EXPANSION TEAM (Capitol)

Missy Elliott-MISS E...SO ADDICTIVE (Elektra)

Fourtet-PAUSE (Domino)

Lightining Bolt-RIDE THE SKIES (Load)

Orlando Cachaito Lopez-s/t (Noneusch)

N.E.R.D.-IN SEARCH OF... (Virgin import)

Radiohead-I MIGHT BE WRONG (Capitol)

Matthew Shipp's New Orbit-s/t (Thirsty Ear)

Spiritualized-LET IT COME DOWN (Arista)

Tricky-BLOWBACK (Hollywood)


SINGLES:

At The Drive-In-"One-Armed Scissor" (Grand Royal)

Belle & Sebastian-"I'm Waking Up To Us" (Matador)

Destiny's Child-"Survivor" (Columbia)

Divine Comedy-"Love What You Do" (EMI import)

Missy Elliott-"Get Ur Freak On" (Elektra)

Gorillaz-"Clint Eastwood" (Virgin)

Live On Release-"I'm Afraid Of Britney Spears" (WEA Canada import)

N.E.R.D.-"Lapdance" (Virgin)

Bubba Sparxxx-"Ugly" (Interscope)

Trick Daddy-"Take It to Da House" (Slip N Slide)


REISSUES:

Big Youth-NATTY UNIVERSAL DREAD (Blood & Fire import)

Miles Davis-THE COMPLETE IN A SILENT WAY SESSIONS (Columbia)

Various Artists-DARKER THAN BLUE: SOUL FROM JAMDOWN (Blood & Fire import)

Various Artists-DISCO NOT DISCO (Strut import)

ETHIOPIQUES 10 & 11 (Buda import)

Various Artists-HAVA NARGHILE (Dionysus)

Various Artists-NUGGETS II (Rhino)

Shuggie Otis-INSPIRATION INFORMATION (Luaka Bop)

Velvet Underground-THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOLUME 1: THE QUINE TAPES (Polydor)