Pulse Music Flashback 01/06/2005: Best of 2004

Inside Pulse launched on August 9, 2004, and has covered the world of music for over a decade. Every day, we take a look back at what was happening in the world of music 10 years ago, as reported right here at Inside Pulse!

More Reasons Why Being Deaf Sucks/Rocks

I’m a huge Fiona Apple fan, and I’m sure she would have made the last column”¦if her album has been released. Help get it released by visiting here

Every year lots of albums are released. A few are great. Some really suck. But a lot are really solid efforts. Since last week was devoted to the great albums of 2004, this week I’m going to focus on the latter category.

Below are ten albums that, for some reason or another didn’t make it onto my Top Ten of ’04 list. If I can quantify their reason for not making the list, I’ll do my best to explain it.

(I know, I know, you read the teaser and thought, “oh man, that Mathan is going to rip into some really bad albums that came out last year. I can’t wait!” Well shame on you. How dare you think I would devote an entire column to criticizing someone’s work. What kind of bitter jaded columnist do you think I am?

Anyway here are;

Ten Albums That Almost Made The Last Column

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The Friday Music News Bootleg

It is the year 2005. The treacherous Decepticons have conquered the Autobots’ home planet of Cybertron. But, from secret staging grounds on two of Cybertron’s moons, the valiant Autobots prepare to retake their homeland.

-The opening that was 20 years in the making!

Welcome back to The Bootleg. And a hale and hearty “Happy New Year” to everyone out there! While most of the college-aged members of my audience are probably still asleep and salivating right through their PS2 n’ booze-induced stupor…the rest of us rejoined the rat race this week.

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