Rough Trade Shops: Counter Culture 04: Best Of 2004
"With over 40 tracks, this, the third RT Best Of The Year compilation, yet again captures an incredible year for music. Last year's Rough Trade Shops Counter Culture 2003 gave many a chance to hear, for the first time, brand new artists we heard a lot more of during 2004, such as Franz Ferdinand, Devendra Banhart and Selfish Cunt. Artists: Susanna and the Magical Orchestra, Mara Carlyle, Magoo, CocoRosie, Ambrose Tompkins, Britta Phillips & Dean Wareham, The Cryin' Shames, Holly Golightly, Willy Mason, Jolie Holland, Elliott Smith, Micah P Hinson and the Gospel of Progress, Candi Staton, Sunburned Hand of the Man, Sons and Daughters, Jad Fair, Coil, Jem Finer and Andrew Kotting, Sonic Youth, Animal Collective, Pony Up!, Cornershop, Alan Glenn, Mordant Music, Brooks, Beastellabeast, The Go! Team, Cobra Killer, Schwab, Whitey, Throbbing Gristle, Unknown Artist, The Knife, Le Tigre, Mu, Wanda Jackson, Whirlwind Heat, Liars, Measles Mumps Rubella, Alter Ego, Ten Minutes With My Dad, Do Me Bad, New Black, Bloc Party, Brakes, The Soviettes, Death from Above 1979."