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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 2 and 1

2. Weezer, Weezer Unlikely as it may have seemed that a band that had only released their debut album seven years earlier was in dire need of a comeback, that was exactly the situation Weezer was in when they released

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 4 and 3

4. Stephen Malkmus, Stephen Malkmus As has already been made clear, no doubt, in these past couple of weeks, the upper reaches of the 2001 CMJ album chart invites a fair amount of compare and contrast between my graduation from

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 6 and 5

6. Stereolab, Sound-Dust Stereolab was just starting to rattle college radio’s proverbial cage at about the time I secured my undergraduate degree, a task undertook in concerted foot-dragging fashion, I assure you. The album Mars Audiac Quintet was released about

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 8 and 7

8. Jimmy Eat World, Bleed American There is probably no album that better measures the distance between the college radio station I left in 1993 (or 1994, depending on how you look at it) and the one I joined in

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 10 and 9

10. Death Cab For Cutie, The Photo Album As anyone who’s spent quality time with my Friday posts is probably well aware, I have extremely strong associations between the college radio station and certain songs and albums from the era

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 12 and 11

12. Low, Things We Lost in the Fire The first time I realized I may be falling out of step with the prevailing taste of college radio kids came fairly early in my post-collegiate years, when a breathless rave in

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College Countdown: CMJ Top 50 Albums of 2001, 14 and 13

14. The Beta Band, Hot Shots II Like a lot of people, I suppose, my first exposure to the Beta Band came in the single finest moment of the decent but disappointing 2000 film adaptation of Nick Horby’s novel High

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