my year in lists

November 26, 2009

You’d be forgiven at the moment for thinking we were nearing the end of a decade. The interwebs have been awash of late with more countdowns, best ofs, top tens and general reminiscences of the 2000’s then you could poke a digital stick at. Suddenly everybody is a critic, and while some of the countdowns have been insightful and thought-provoking, others have been….well, like this one. For the nostalgic, these countdowns are practically memory-heaven. But for those who don’t buy into that sort of stuff, it gets a little tiring. So, what better than to list some of the best (and worst) ‘best-of’ lists currently clogging up cyber-space?

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The Brief: P2K

October 4, 2009

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To say a lot has happened in the music world in the 2000’s would be a bit of an understatement.  Over the past couple of months music site Pitchfork have been looking at the decade in music, and have extensively covered the often tumultuous journeys of pop, indie, the mp3 amongst others. And it’s made for some really interesting reading. Check out the top 200 albums, 500 singles, best videos and news items by clicking on this here link.