Matt Durrant

I run around, I read bad books, I take pictures on my phone and some videos.
I sometimes try to make electronic music
Here are my favourite albums (which I'm buying on vinyl).
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50 Favourite Albums of 2004

My favourite albums as determined by my Spotify account (source code).

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
78%
Fuckin A
The Thermals
2004
1. Our Trip
2. Every Stitch
3. How We Know
4. When You're Thrown
5. Remember Today
6. A Stare Like Yours
7. Let Your Earth Quake, Baby
8. God And Country
9. End To Begin
10. Forward
11. Keep Time
12. Top Of The Earth
2.
67%
Madvillainy
Madvillain
2004
1. The Illest Villains
2. Accordion
3. Meat Grinder
4. Bistro
5. Raid
6. America's Most Blunted
7. Sickfit
8. Rainbows
9. Curls
10. Do Not Fire!
11. Money Folder
12. Shadows of Tomorrow
13. Operation Lifesaver aka Mint Test
14. Figaro
15. Hardcore Hustle
16. Strange Ways
17. Fancy Clown
18. Eye
19. Supervillain Theme
20. All Caps
3.
64%
From A Basement On The Hill
Elliott Smith
2004
1. Coast To Coast
2. Let's Get Lost
3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
4. Don't Go Down
5. Strung Out Again
6. A Fond Farewell
7. King's Crossing
8. Ostrich And Chirping
9. Twilight
10. A Passing Feeling
11. The Last Hour
12. Shooting Star
13. Memory Lane
14. Little One
15. A Distorted Reality Is Now A Necessity To Be Free
4.
63%
Grey Will Fade
Charlotte Hatherley
2004
1. Kim Wilde
2. Rescue Plan
3. Paragon
4. Summer
5. Down
6. Stop
7. Where I'm Calling From
8. Why You Wanna?
9. Bastardo
10. Grey Will Fade
5.
58%
The Pretty Toney Album
Ghostface Killah
2004
1. Intro
2. Biscuits
3. Kunta Fly ****
4. Beat The Clock
5. Metal Lungies
6. Bathtub - Skit
7. Save Me Dear
8. It's Over
9. Keisha's House - Skit
10. Tush
11. Holla
12. Ghostface
13. Be This Way
14. The Letter - Skit
15. Tooken Back
16. Run
17. Love
6.
56%
MM...FOOD
MF DOOM
2004
1. Beef Rap
2. Hoe Cakes
3. Potholderz feat. Count Bass D
4. One Beer
5. Deep Fried Frenz
6. Poo-Putt Platter
7. Fillet-O-Rapper
8. Gumbo
9. Fig Leaf Bi-Carbonate
10. Kon Karne
11. Guinnesses feat. Angelika & 4ize
12. Kon Queso
13. Rapp Snitch Knishes feat. Mr. Fantastik
14. Vomitspit
15. Kookies
7.
44%
Thunder, Lightning, Strike
The Go! Team
2004
1. Panther Dash
2. Ladyflash
3. Feelgood By Numbers
4. The Power Is On
5. Get It Together
6. We Just Wont Be Defeated
7. Junior Kickstart
8. Air Raid Gtr
9. Bottle Rocket
10. Friendship Update
11. Hold Yr Terror Close
12. Huddle Formation
13. Everyone's A V.I.P. To Someone
8.
36%
The Beautiful Struggle
Talib Kweli
2004
1. Going Hard
2. Back Up Offa Me
3. Broken Glass
4. We Know
5. A Game
6. I Try
7. Around My Way
8. We Got The Beat
9. Work It Out
10. Ghetto Show
11. Black Girl Pain
12. Never Been In Love
13. Beautiful Struggle
14. Supreme, Supreme
9.
31%
To The 5 Boroughs
Beastie Boys
2004
1. Ch-Check It Out
2. Right Right Now Now
3. 3 The Hard Way
4. It Takes Time To Build - With Skit
5. Rhyme The Rhyme Well
6. Triple Trouble
7. Hey **** You
8. Oh Word?
9. That's It That's All
10. All Lifestyles
11. Shazam!
12. An Open Letter To NYC
13. Crawlspace
14. The Brouhaha
15. We Got The - With Skit
10.
31%
The Grind Date
De La Soul
2004
1. The Future
2. Verbal Clap
3. Much More
4. Shopping Bags (She Got from You)
5. The Grind Date
6. Church
7. It's Like That
8. He Comes
9. Days of Our Lives
10. Come On Down
11. No
12. Rock Co.Kane Flow
13. Shoomp
11.
28%
High Water
El-P
2004
1. Please Stay (Yesterday)
2. Sunrise Over Brooklyn
3. Get Your Hand Off My Shoulder, Pig
4. Get Modal
5. Intrigue In The House Of India
6. Something Is Wrong
7. The Moon Was Blue ( Feat. Harry Keys)
8. Please Leave (Yesterday)
12.
26%
Fuckin A
The Thermals
2004
1. Our Trip
2. Every Stitch
3. How We Know
4. When You're Thrown
5. Remember Today
6. A Stare Like Yours
7. Let Your Earth Quake, Baby
8. God And Country
9. End To Begin
10. Forward
11. Keep Time
12. Top Of The Earth
13.
25%
A Ghost Is Born
Wilco
2004
1. At Least That's What You Said
2. Hell Is Chrome
3. Spiders (Kidsmoke)
4. Muzzle of Bees
5. Hummingbird
6. Handshake Drugs
7. Wishful Thinking
8. Company in My Back
9. I'm a Wheel
10. Theologians
11. Less Than You Think
12. The Late Greats
13. Panthers
14. At Least That's What You Said - Live
15. The Late Greats - Live
16. Handshake Drugs - Live
17. Kicking Television
14.
20%
Riot On An Empty Street
Kings of Convenience
2004
1. Homesick
2. Misread
3. Cayman Islands
4. Stay Out Of Trouble
5. Know How
6. Sorry Or Please
7. Love Is No Big Truth
8. I'd Rather Dance With You
9. Live Long
10. Surprise Ice
11. Gold In The Air Of Summer
12. The Build Up
15.
19%
The Pretty Toney Album
Ghostface Killah
2004
1. Intro - Ghostface/The Pretty Toney Album
2. Biscuits
3. Kunta Fly ****
4. Beat The Clock
5. Metal Lungies
6. Bathtub - Skit
7. Save Me Dear
8. It's Over
9. Keisha's House - Skit
10. Tush
11. Last Nght - Skit
12. Holla
13. Ghostface
14. Be This Way
15. The Letter - Skit
16. Tooken Back
17. Run
18. Love
16.
16%
Faded Seaside Glamour
Delays
2004
1. Wanderlust
2. Nearer Than Heaven
3. Long Time Coming
4. Bedroom Scene
5. No Ending
6. You Wear the Sun
7. Hey Girl
8. Stay Where You Are
9. There's Water Here
10. Satellites Lost
11. One Night Away
12. On
17.
15%
Carbon Glacier
Laura Veirs
2004
1. Ether Sings
2. Icebound Stream
3. Rapture
4. Lonely Angel Dust
5. The Cloud Room
6. Wind is Blowing Stars
7. Shadow Blues
8. Anne Bonny Rag
9. Snow Camping
10. Chimney Sweeping Man
11. Salvage a Smile
12. Blackened Anchor
13. Riptide
18.
15%
There but for the Grace of God
Willard Grant Conspiracy
2004
1. Morning Is The End of the Day
2. The Ostrich Song
3. Child's Prayer
4. Bring It Down
5. Bring the Monster Inside
6. Evening Mass
7. St. John Street
8. Rainbirds
9. The Work Song
10. Another Lonely Night
11. I Miss You Best
12. Love Doesn't
13. Sticky
14. Christmas in Nevada
15. Ballad of John Paker
16. The Trials of Harrison Hayes
17. Dig a Hole
19.
14%
Kleptomania 2
Mansun
2004
1. Take It Easy Chicken
2. Everyone Must Win
3. Closed for Business
4. Ski Jump Nose
5. Can't Afford to Die
6. Railings
7. Flourella
8. Decisions, Decisions
9. Been Here Before
10. My Idea of Fun
11. When the Wind Blows
12. Check Under the Bed
13. Skin up Pin Up
14. I Care
15. The World's Still Open
20.
13%
Sympathy For The Download 00
Sympathy For The Download Sampler
2004
1. Sad and Lonely
2. C'mon C'mon
3. The Rat
4. Brooklyn Is Burning - Sympathy for the Download
5. Rockstop
6. My Mother's Son
21.
12%
Shake the Sheets
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
2004
1. Me and Mia
2. The Angels' Share
3. The One Who Got Us Out
4. Counting Down the Hours
5. Little Dawn
6. Heart Problems
7. Criminal Piece
8. Better Dead Than Lead
9. Shake the Sheets
10. Bleeding Powers
11. Walking to Do
22.
12%
Meltdown
Ash
2004
1. Meltdown
2. Orpheus
3. Evil Eye
4. Clones
5. Starcrossed
6. Out Of The Blue
7. Renegade Cavalcade
8. Detonator
9. On A Wave
10. Won't Be Saved
11. Vampire Love
23.
12%
Thunder, Lightning, Strike
The Go! Team
2004
1. Panther Dash
2. Ladyflash
3. Feel Good By Numbers
4. The Power Is On
5. Get It Together
6. We Just Won't Be Defeated
7. Junior Kickstart
8. Air Raid GTR
9. Bottle Rocket
10. Friendship Update
11. Huddle Formation
12. Everyone's A Vip To Someone
24.
12%
The Grind Date
De La Soul
2004
1. The Future
2. Verbal Clap
3. Much More
4. Shopping Bags (She Got From You)
5. The Grind Date
6. Church
7. It's Like That
8. He Comes
9. Days Of Our Lives
10. Come On Down
11. No
12. Rock Co.Kane Flow
13. Shoomp
25.
10%
Madvillainy
Madvillain
2004
1. The Illest Villains
2. Accordion
3. Meat Grinder
4. Bistro
5. Raid
6. America's Most Blunted
7. Sickfit
8. Rainbows
9. Curls
10. Do Not Fire!
11. Money Folder
12. Shadows of Tomorrow
13. Operation Lifesaver aka Mint Test
14. Figaro
15. Hardcore Hustle
16. Strange Ways
17. Fancy Clown
18. Eye
19. Supervillain Theme
20. All Caps
26.
10%
Ten
cLOUDDEAD
2004
1. Pop Song
2. The Keen Teen Skip
3. Rhymer's Only Room
4. The Velvet Ant
5. Son of a Gun
6. Rifle Eyes
7. Dead Dogs Two
8. 3 Twenty
9. Physics of a Unicycle
10. Our Name
11. Shock Sink Showdown
12. Dead Dogs Two - Boards of Canada Remix
1. Pop Intro
2. Pop Song (Instrumental)
3. The Keen Teen Skip (Instrumental)
4. Rhymer's Only Room (Instrumental)
5. The Velvet Ant (Instrumental)
6. Son of a Gun (Instrumental) [Edit]
7. Rifle Eyes (Instrumental)
8. Dead Dogs Two (Instrumental)
27.
10%
The Tipping Point
The Roots
2004
1. Star/Pointro
2. I Don't Care
3. Don't Say Nuthin'
4. Guns Are Drawn
5. Stay Cool
6. Web
7. BOOM!
8. Somebody's Gotta Do It
9. Duck Down!
10. Why (What's Goin On?)
28.
10%
Talkie Walkie
Air
2004
1. Venus
2. Cherry Blossom Girl
3. Run
4. Universal Traveler
5. Mike Mills
6. Surfing on a Rocket
7. Another Day
8. Alpha Beta Gaga
9. Biological
10. Alone in Kyoto
29.
10%
Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes
TV On The Radio
2004
1. The Wrong Way
2. Staring at the Sun
3. Dreams
4. King Eternal
5. Ambulance
6. Poppy
7. Don't Love You
8. Bomb Yourself
9. Wear You Out
10. You Could Be Love - Bonus Track
11. Staring at the Sun (Demo) - Bonus Track
30.
10%
Play: The B-Sides
Moby
2004
1. Flower
2. Sunday
3. Memory Gospel
4. The Whispering Wind
5. Summer
6. Spirit
7. Flying Foxes
8. Sunspot
9. Flying Over The Dateline
10. Running
11. The Sun Never Stops Setting
31.
10%
Fresh
Teddybears
2004
1. Cobrastyle
2. Different Sound
3. Little Stereo
4. Hey Boy
5. The Lord's 115th Dream
6. Check
7. Little Red Rooster vs The Robodog
8. Magic *****
9. Black Belt
10. Teddybearmusic
11. Alma
32.
10%
You're A Woman, I'm A Machine
Death From Above 1979
2004
1. Turn It Out
2. Romantic Rights
3. Going Steady
4. Go Home, Get Down
5. Blood On Our Hands
6. Black History Month
7. Little Girl
8. Cold War
9. You're A Woman, I'm A Machine
10. Pull Out
11. **** Results
33.
10%
Misery Is A Butterfly
Blonde Redhead
2004
1. Elephant Woman
2. Messenger
3. Melody
4. Doll Is Mine
5. Misery Is a Butterfly
6. Falling Man
7. Anticipation
8. Maddening Cloud
9. Magic Mountain
10. Pink Love
11. Equus
34.
10%
Whiskey Tango Ghosts
Tanya Donelly
2004
1. Divine Sweet Divide
2. Every Devil
3. Whiskey Tango
4. Just In Case You Quit Me
5. Butterfly Thing
6. My Life As a Ghost
7. The Center
8. Golden Mean
9. The Promise
10. Story High
11. Fall Out
12. Dona Nobis Pacem
35.
10%
Seven Swans
Sufjan Stevens
2004
1. All the Trees of the Field Will Clap Their Hands
2. The Dress Looks Nice on You
3. In the Devil's Territory
4. To Be Alone With You
5. Abraham
6. Sister
7. Size Too Small
8. We Won't Need Legs to Stand
9. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
10. He Woke Me Up Again
11. Seven Swans
12. The Transfiguration
36.
10%
Anniemal
Annie
2004
1. Intro
2. Chewing Gum - Vocal Mix
3. Always Too Late
4. Me Plus One
5. Heartbeat
6. Helpless Fool for Love
7. Anniemal
8. No Easy Love
9. Happy Without You
10. Greatest Hit
11. Come Together
12. My Best Friend
37.
10%
All Mixed Up
Nitin Sawhney
2004
1. Homelands - Freeform Five Mix
2. Falling - Quantic Mix
3. The River - Aaron Jerome Mix
4. Immigrant - KV5 Mix
5. Falling - AtJazz Mix
6. Eastern Eyes - Seiji Mix
7. Rainfall - Bugz Dirty Bruk Down Mix
8. Lately - Ges-e and Visionary Underground Mix
9. Cold & Intimate - Landslide Mix
10. Sunset - MJ Cole Remix
11. Sunset - London Elektricity Mix
12. Moonrise - Joe Clausell Mix
1. Exclusive Nitin Sawhney Mix CD
38.
10%
Any Minute Now
Soulwax
2004
1. E Talking
2. Any minute now
3. Please… don’t be yourself
4. Compute
5. KracK
6. Slowdance
7. A ballad to forget
8. Accidents and compliments
9. NY Excuse
10. Miserable girl
11. YYY/NNN
12. The truth is so boring
13. Dance 2 slow
39.
10%
Now The Day Is Over
The Innocence Mission
2004
1. Stay Awake
2. Over The Rainbow
3. What A Wonderful World
4. Moon River
5. Somewhere A Star Shines For Everyone
6. Prelude In A
7. Once Upon A Summertime
8. My Love Goes With You
9. Edelweiss
10. Sonata No. 8
11. Bye-Lo
12. It Is Well With My Soul
13. Now The Day Is Over
40.
10%
We Shall All Be Healed
The Mountain Goats
2004
1. Slow West Vultures
2. Palmcorder Yajna
3. Linda Blair Was Born Innocent
4. Letter From Belgium
5. The Young Thousands
6. Your Belgian Things
7. Mole
8. Home Again Garden Grove
9. All Up the Seething Coast
10. Quito
11. Cotton
12. Against Pollution
13. Pigs That Ran Straightaway into the Water, Triumph Of
41.
10%
Carbon Glacier
Laura Veirs
2004
1. Ether Sings
2. Icebound Stream
3. Rapture
4. Lonely Angel Dust
5. The Cloud Room
6. Wind Is Blowing Stars
7. Shadow Blues
8. Anne Bonny Rag
9. Snow Camping
10. Chimney Sweeping Man
11. Salvage a Smile
12. Blackened Anchor
13. Riptide
42.
10%
Extra Pieces Of Sunshine
Tahiti 80
2004
1. Don't Misunderstand
2. Silently Walking
3. Listen
4. Antonelli
5. Aftermath
6. Strange Things
7. Better Days Will Come
8. In My Arms
1. Heartbeat - Cornelius Remix
2. 1000 Times - Acoustic
3. Wallpaper For The Soul - Sean O'Hagan Remix
4. Revolution 80 - Millenium Version
5. A Love From Outer Space - Console Remix
6. When The Sun - Sunrise Version
43.
10%
Come Feel Me Tremble
Paul Westerberg
2004
1. Dirty Diesel
2. Making Me Go
3. Soldier of Misfortune
4. Daydream
5. What a Day (For a Night)
6. Wild & Lethal
7. Crackle & Drag (Original Take)
8. Crackle & Drag (Alt. Version)
9. Hillbilly Junk
10. Never Felt Like This Before
11. Knockin' Em Back
12. Pine Box
13. Meet Me Down the Alley
14. These Days
44.
10%
Come Feel Me Tremble
Paul Westerberg
2004
1. Dirty Diesel
2. Making Me Go
3. Soldier Of Misfortune
4. Daydream
5. What A Day (For A Night)
6. Wild & Lethal
7. Crackle & Drag (Original Take)
8. Crackle & Drag (Alt. Version)
9. Hillbilly Junk
10. Never Felt Like This Before
11. Knockin' Em Back
12. Pine Box
13. Meet Me Down The Alley
14. These Days
45.
9%
Mm..Food
MF DOOM
2004
1. Beef Rap
2. Hoe Cakes
3. Potholderz
4. One Beer
5. Deep Fried Frenz
6. Poo-Putt Platter
7. Fillet-O-Rapper
8. Gumbo
9. Fig Leaf Bi-Carbonate
10. Kon Karne
11. Guinnesses
12. Kon Queso
13. Rapp Snitch Knishes
14. Vomitspit
15. Kookies
46.
9%
Council Estate of Mind
Skinnyman
2004
1. Intro
2. **** The Hook
3. Hayden
4. Little Man, Pt. 1
5. Little Man, Pt. 2
6. Love's Gone from The Streets
7. Day to Day Basis
8. Life In My Rhymes
9. It's Over
10. I'll be Surprised
11. Who? Me
12. No Big ting
13. Put In The Work
14. That's What I'm Gonna Do
15. Council Estate of Mind
47.
9%
Peace Love Death Metal
Eagles Of Death Metal
2004
1. I Only Want You
2. Speaking In Tongues
3. So Easy
4. Flames Go Higher
5. Bad Dream Mama
6. English Girl
7. Stacks O' Money
8. Midnight Creeper
9. Stuck In The Metal
10. Already Died
11. Kiss The Devil
12. Whorehoppin' (****, Goddam)
13. San Berdoo Sunburn
14. Wastin' My Time
15. Miss Alissa
48.
9%
Showtime
Dizzee Rascal
2004
1. Showtime
2. Stand Up Tall
3. Everywhere
4. Graftin'
5. Learn
6. Hype Talk
7. Face
8. Respect Me
9. Get By
10. Knock, Knock
11. Dream
12. Girls
13. Imagine
14. Flyin'
15. Fickle
49.
9%
MM...FOOD
MF DOOM
2004
1. Beef Rap
2. Hoe Cakes
3. Potholderz feat. Count Bass D
4. One Beer
5. Deep Fried Frenz
6. Poo-Putt Platter
7. Fillet-O-Rapper
8. Gumbo
9. Fig Leaf Bi-Carbonate
10. Kon Karne
11. Guinnesses feat. Angelika & 4ize
12. Kon Queso
13. Rapp Snitch Knishes feat. Mr. Fantastik
14. Vomitspit
15. Kookies
50.
9%
From A Basement On The Hill
Elliott Smith
2004
1. Coast to Coast
2. Let's Get Lost
3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
4. Don't Go Down
5. Strung Out Again
6. A Fond Farewell
7. King's Crossing
8. Ostrich & Chirping
9. Twilight
10. A Passing Feeling
11. The Last Hour
12. Shooting Star
13. Memory Lane
14. Little One
15. A Distorted Reality is Now A Necessity to be Free