Boop Bip (check boom-bip.com)
· best albums
- Deerhoof "Milk man" (Kill Rock Stars)
- Dosh "Pure Trash" (Anticon)
- Joanna Newsom "The Milk Eyed Mender" (Drag City)
- DJ Olive "Buoy" (Room 40)
- TV On The Radio "Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes" (Touch And Go)
- Wilco "A Ghost Is Born" (Nonesuch)
- Elbow "Cast Of Thousands" (v2)
· albums I listened to
old stuff: Neu, Charlie Parker, Neil Young, Can, Loretta Lynn, The Free Design, Channel Live, Lords Of The Underground, Stravinsky, Phillip Glass, Cecil Taylor, Fennesz…too much to name.
· best song
I assume you are talking about radio singles right? Well:
- Modest Mouse "The Ocean Breathes Salty" (Epic)
- Björk "Oceania" (Elektra)
- Loretta Lynn "Portland, Oregon" (Interscope)
· best producers
- Casino vs. Japan
- Duo 505
- Nobody
- Cluster
· best emcee / lyrics
MF Doom
· favorite artwork
Bigfoot and Ron English
· favorite labels
Lex
· biggest surprise
John Kerry losing the election
· biggest disappointment
John Kerry losing the election
· books I read
- David Sedaris "Me Talk Pretty One Day"
- Marcelle Karp, Debbie Stoller "The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order"
- Various "Sci-Fi Short Stories"
· movies I saw
a bunch on airplanes; too many to list. "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" was a beautiful story that stuck with me for quite sometime. "Bodysong" was crappy, but had a great soundtrack.
· websites I visited
- pitchforkmedia.com
- boom-bip.com
- snopes.com
- myspace.com
- thesmokinggun.com
- myblogispoop.com
- craigslist.org for gear
· foods I ate
beet root risotto with pumpkin in Sydney, Australia. everything in Australia contains 'beet root'. I loved it.
· things that made me smile
the West African guy at Office Depot in downtown L.A. who has the brightest smile you can imagine. you can't help not to smile at this guy.
· things that made me go hmm
George Bush winning the election. how the fuck are so many people so stupid?
· things that made me cringe
- my mercury fillings being replaced by white porcelain over the course of five dental visits
- network television
· best moment(s) of 2004
either going to Disneyland and horseback riding in the Hollywood hills with my two nieces or completing my second full length solo release.
· worst moment(s) of 2004
missing my grandfathers funeral while I was in Spain at Sonar Festival to DJ.
· what I'd like to see in 2005
good politically driven music out of the USA: good music always comes out of bad times. that is the silver lining of the 2004 election.
· what I don't want to see in 2005
- the continued exploitation of 'black America' on MTV and BET television
- war with North Korea or Iran
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
for young people with young ears.
· my new years resolutions
live until 2006 disease free and smiling

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