Some Music that I remember buying recently: (updated June 8, 2004 )
reMIXED, Om Records compilation
Astor Piazzola, "Veulvo al Sur", tango
Jie-Bing CHen, V.M. Bhatt, Bela Fleck, "Tabula Rasa"
various artists, "Banghra Beatz" 2002 compilation
Babi Cespedes, 'rezos'
Warren Zevon, 'The Wind'
Cheb i Sabbah "As Far As ... a dj mix"
Hi-Fidelity Dub Sessions, Chapter 4
Isaac Delgado "La Formula"
Amr Diab "very Best of" the hottest pop singer in Egypt
Scolohofo, 'Oh!' contemporary bebop by some veteran players
David Holland Quartet, 'Conference of the Birds' (1973) an ECM jazz classic and sentimental favorite
Bare Essentials, Vol 2. (2002) lounge-oid
'trance euro express' 2CD trance comp. (buying stuff like this is a vice I'm not always proud of)
Tori Amos: 'Scarlet's Walk'
John Lennon: 'Shaved Fish' (1973) just the good stuff
Li'l Kim:' Hardcore' (1998, as nasty as she wants to be)
Thalia remix album (Mexipop, annoying cheerful)
Nuspirit Helsinki: Nordic jazzy neo-lounge
Eight Mile soundtrack album
A Night Out With Boy George: Soulful house & techno. kicks sweet booty
DJ Hammadi, Medina: Parisian Euro-Arab variety mix, tres jolie
Karsh Kale, Realise: Indo techno from New York
Cornelius, Point: Obscure and Japanese, otherwise noodly and forgettable.
Best of NG Banda: Salsa
Thievery Corporation: Richest Man in Babylon
Chemical Brothers, Come With Us: Pretty good, but I like Fat Boy Slim better. Morcheba, Charango
Herbert, Bodily Functions: sound-sculpting DJ Spooky-ish Brit. Just about my favorite CD purchase of 2001. Should have been named for his singer, though.
St. Germain, Tourist; Fake jazz by cool French guys
Steely Dan, Two Against Nature: why only two?
BowWowWow, Girl Bites Dog: My faves are all here: Louis Quatorze, Sexy Eiffel Tower, W.O.R.K, the lot