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Earlimart's Top Ten of 2007

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I've always been intrigued by other "best of" lists, but this year I decided to take it to a whole new level. I e-mailed a handful of bands that I've seen this past year in order to unearth what exactly captivated them in '07. As music listeners, it is our duty to take a keen interest in our favorite musician's influences. After all, they rocked our little world, might as well see what rocked their little world. Therefore, this is an act of paying it forward to those hardworking, underpaid musicians who truly made a difference within the music scene this year.in Earlimart's humble opinion, these were the top 10 releases of 2007.....in alphabetical order......

aesop rock - none shall pass
band of horses - cease to begin
field music - tones of town
light fm - save the drama
rademacher - stunts
radiohead - in rainbows
richard swift - dressed up for the letdown
sea wolf - leaves in the river
spoon - ga ga ga ga ga
tigers can bite you - tigers can bite you

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