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February 10, 2004

How they voted

Here's our stab at a comprehensive list of ballots cast by Chicago-based scribes in the Pazz & Jop poll. Lots of folks apparently did not vote; if we missed anyone, please let us know.

Jim DeRogatis
1. CherryWine, "Bright Black"; 2. Deftones, "Deftones"; 3. Grandaddy, "Sumday"; 4. Macy Gray, "The Trouble With Being Myself"; 5. Longwave, "The Strangest Things"; 6. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 7. Strokes, "Room On Fire"; 8. Thursday, "War All The Time"; 9. Wire, "Send"; 10. Neil Young, "Greendale."

Jessica Hopper
1. Erase Errata, "At Crystal Palace"; 2. Black Peppercorns; 3. El Guapo, "Fake French"; 4. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 5. 50 Cent, "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'"; 6. Distillers, "Coral Fang"; 7. Justin Timberlake, "Justified"; 8. Pretty Girls Make Graves," The New Romance"; 9. T. Raumschmiere, "Radio Blackout"; 10. Mahjonng, "Machin3gong."

Sam Hunt
1. Sufjan Stevens, "Greetings From Michigan"; 2. Bonnie Prince Billy, "Master and Everyone"; 3. Deerhoof, "Apple O"; 4. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, "Pig Lib"; 5. TV On The Radio, "Young Liars"; 6. Prefuse 73, "One Word Extinguisher"; 7. Beans, "Tomorrow Right Now"; 8. Songs:Ohia, "Magnolia Electric Co."; 9. Woven Hand; 10. Neil Michael Hagerty, "The Howling Hex."

Joshua Klein
1. Drive-By Truckers, "Decoration Day"; 2. Head of Femur, "Ringodom or Proctor"; 3. Bubba Sparxxx, "Deliverance"; 4. Basement Jaxx, "Kish Kash"; 5. Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, "Hearts of Oak"; 6. Emmylou Harris, "Stumble Into Grace"; 7. Postal Service, "Give Up"; 8. Jay-Z, "The Black Album"; 9. New Pornographers, "Electric Version"; 10. Steely Dan, "Everything Must Go."

Greg Kot
1. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 2. Neil Young, "Greendale"; 3. Basement Jaxx, "Kish Kash"; 4. Cafe Tacuba, "Cuatro Caminos"; 5. Shins, "Chutes Too Narrow"; 6. Lyrics Born, "Later That Day"; 7. Wire, "Send"; 8. Prefuse 73, "One Word Extinguisher"; 9. Dizzee Rascal, "Boy in Da Corner"; 10. The National, "Sad Songs For Dirty Lovers."

Anders Smith Lindall
1. Long Winters, "When I Pretend To Fall"; 2. M. Ward, "Transfiguration of Vincent"; 3. Wrens, "The Meadowlands"; 4. Bonnie Prince Billy, "Master and Everyone"; 5. Brother Ali, "Shadows on the Sun"; 6. Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, "Hearts of Oak"; 7. Shins, "Chutes Too Narrow"; 8. Grandaddy, "Sumday"; 9. Patrick Park, "Loneliness Knows My Name"; 10. Fruit Bats, "Mouthfuls."

Peter Margasak
1. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 2. Califone, "Quicksand/Cradlesnakes"; 3. Steve Coleman and Five Elements, "On the Rising of the 64 Paths"; 4. Fiery Furnaces, "Gallowsbird's Bark"; 5. New Pornographers, "Electric Version"; 6. Otto, "Sem Gravidade"; 7. The Bad Plus, "These Are The Vistas"; 8. Jay-Z, "The Black Album"; 9. Delgados, "Hate"; 10. Periya Melam, "Temple de Chidambaram".

Bill Meyer
1. Alistair Galbraith and Constantine Karlis, "Radiant"; 2. Axel Dorner and Fred Lonberg-Holm, "Object 1"; 3. Califone, "Quicksand/Cradlesnakes"; 4. Cat Power, "You Are Free"; 5. Davis Redfor Triad, "Blue Cloud"; 6. John Butcher, "Invisible Ear"; 7. Keith Rowe/John Tilbury, "Duo for Doris"; 8. Ken Vandermark, "Furniture Music"; 9. Six Organs of Admittance, "Compathia"; 10. various, "Wooden Guitar".

Brian Orloff
1. Beth Gibbons and Rustin Man, "Out of Season"; 2. Rufus Wainwright, "Want One"; 3. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 4. Cafe Tacuba, "Cuatro Caminos"; 5. Grandaddy, "Sumday"; 6. Shelby Lynne, "Identity Crisis"; 7. My Morning Jacket, "It Still Moves"; 8. White Stripes, "Elephant"; 9. Basement Jaxx, "Kish Kash"; 10. Annie Lennox, "Bare".

Keith Phipps
1. New Pornographers, "Electric Version"; 2. White Stripes, "Elephant"; 3. Josh Rouse, "1972"; 4. Fountains of Wayne, "Welcome Interstate Managers"; 5. Damien Jurado, "Where Shall You Take Me?"; 6. Gillian Welch, "Soul Journey"; 7. Radiohead, "Hail To The Thief"; 8. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 9. Shins, "Chutes Too Narrow"; 10. Rufus Wainwright, "Want One".

Nathan Rabin
1. Little Brother, "The Listening"; 2. Madlib, "Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note"; 3. Fountains of Wayne, "Welcome Interstate Managers"; 4. Lifesavas, "Spirit In Stone"; 5. Pete Rock, "Lost and Found"; 6. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 7. Viktor Vaughn, "Vaudeville Villain"; 8. R. Kelly, "Chocolate Factory"; 9. Bubba Sparxxx, "Deliverance"; 10. Diverse, "One AM".

Rick Reger
1. Radiohead, "Hail To The Thief"; 2. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 3. Drive-By Truckers, "Decoration Day"; 4. Pernice Brothers, "Yours, Mine and Ours"; 5. Eels, "Shootenanny!"; 6. Buzzcocks, "Buzzcocks"; 7. Robert Wyatt, "Cuckooland"; 8. Tindersticks, "Waiting For The Moon"; 9. Rickie Lee Jones, "The Evening Of My Best Day"; 10. Fountains of Wayne, "Welcome Interstate Managers".

Lloyd Sachs
1. Johnny Cash, "Unearthed"; 2. White Stripes, "Elephant"; 3. Fountains of Wayne, "Welcome Interstate Managers"; 4. Rodney Crowell, "Fate's Right Hand"; 5. Al Green, "I Can't Stop"; 6. Rosanne Cash, "Rules of Travel"; 7. Raveonettes, "Chain Gang Of Love"; 8. Go-Betweens, "Bright Yellow Bright Orange"; 9. Laura Veirs, "Troubled By The Fire"; 10. James Blood Ulmer, "No Escape From The Blues".

Lauren Viera
1. Songs:Ohia, "Magnolia Electric Co."; 2. Cat Power, "You Are Free"; 3. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Fever To Tell"; 4. Gillian Welch, "Soul Journey"; 5. Pelican; 6. Death Cab For Cutie, "Tranatlanticism"; 7. Shins, "Chutes Too Narrow"; 8. Joggers, "Solid Guild"; 9. Califone, "Quicksand/Cradlesnakes"; 10. Pinebender, "The High Price Of Living Too Long With A Single Dream".

Kiki Yablon
1. Scene Creamers, "I Suck On That Emotion"; 2. OutKast, "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"; 3. Led Zeppelin, "How The West Was Won"; 4. Federation X, "X Patriot"; 5. This Moment In Black History, "The Cleveland Finger EP"; 6. Calexico, "Feast of Wire"; 7. Watchers, "To The Rooftops"; 9. White Stripes, "Elephant"; 10. Erase Errata, "At Crystal Palace".