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I've been waylaid for the last few days by the Inevitable Winter Cold, in all its phlegmatic glory, but also by my Chanukah present from Lisa: a PS2 and Katamari Damacy. Sterling is now officially a Katamari orphan. This afternoon, as I was taking him out for a constitutional in his stroller, I saw a couple of orange-and-white-striped signs guarding a hole in the sidewalk, and found myself thinking: "hmm, he's probably still too small to be able to roll those up..."

I have an ambivalent relationship to listmaking at the best of times, and sometimes begrudge making best-of-the-year lists before the year's actually ended--you never know when you're going to hear something significant on New Year's Eve, say. But what the hell: it's up at ILX already:

Your Pazz & Jop albums ballot was submitted as follows:

1. LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem - Capitol (16)
2. The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema - Matador (14)
3. Various Artists - One Kiss Can Lead To Another: Girl Group Sounds Lost
and Found - Rhino (12)
4. The Fall - The Complete Peel Sessions - Sanctuary (12) (although perhaps I should just direct you to this site and say you really want to hit "download" for "Me and Yer Granny on Bongos")
5. Sufjan Stevens - Come On Feel the Illinoise - Asthmatic Kitty (11)
6. Judee Sill - Dreams Come True - Water (9)
7. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods - Sub Pop (8)
8. Various Artists - You Ain't Talkin' to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots
of Country Music - Sony Legacy (7)
9. The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree - 4AD (6)
10. Princess Superstar - My Machine - !K7 (5)

Your Pazz & Jop singles ballot was submitted as follows:

1. Supersystem - Everybody Sings - Touch and Go (listen here)
2. The Legendary K.O. - George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People - no
label (listen here)
3. The White Stripes - Walking With a Ghost - V2
4. The Juan Maclean - Tito's Way - Astralwerks (see the video here)
5. Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To - Epic
6. Ying Yang Twins - Wait (The Whisper Song) - TVT
7. Glass Candy and the Shattered Theatre - Life After Sundown - Troubleman
8. Teenage Fanclub - It's All In My Mind - Merge (stream it here)
9. Melt-Banana - Sweeper - Sounds of Subterrania
10. Fireball - Arsonist - High Roller Society

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