1. Beck, Guero (Geffen)
2. The Decemberists, Picaresque (Kill Rock Stars)
3. Bloc Party, Silent Alarm (Atlantic)
4. Yo La Tengo, Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent Songs: 1985-2003 (Matador)
5. Prefuse 73, Surrounded by Silence (Warp Records)
6. The Kills, No Wow (RCA/Rough Trade)
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7. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, B-Sides & Rarities (Mute)
8. The Evens, The Evens (Dischord)
9. Pedro the Lion, Tour EP 2004 (self-released)
10. Arcade Fire, "Neighborhood #2" single (Rough Trade)