By Steve Weinstein
By Bryan Bierman
By Lindsey Rhoades
By Chaz Kangas
By Ben Westhoff and Sarah Purkrabek
By Jena Ardell
By Jesse Sendejas Jr.
By Katherine Turman
CHOICE CUTS: Bruce Springsteen, "Paradise," "Nothing Man," "The Rising," "My City of Ruins" (The Rising, Columbia); Ol' Dirty Bastard, "Reunited," "Here Comes the Judge" (The Trials and Tribulations of Russell Jones, D3 Entertainment); Toby Keith, "Huckleberry," "Who's Your Daddy?" (Unleashed, DreamWorks); Sleater-Kinney, "Maraca" (Group, Yoyo); David Johansen & the Harry Smiths, "My Grandpa Is Old Too" (Shaker, Chesky).
DUDS: Beachwood Sparks, Make the Cowboy Robots Cry (Sub Pop); Beachwood Sparks, Once We Were Trees (Sub Pop); Tift Merritt, Bramble Rose (Lost Highway); David Thomas and Two Pale Boys, Surf's Up! (Thirsty Ear); V for Vendetta, Beneath This Mask Another Mask (Mr. Lady); Victoria Williams, Sings Some Ol' Songs (Dualtone).
ADDRESSES: Cartoon Network, c/o Rhino, 2225 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404-3555; Definitive Jux, 199 Lafayette Street, #3B, New York, NY 10012, email@example.com; In the Red, 118 West Magnolia Boulevard, P.O. Box 208, Burbank, CA 91506, intheredrecords.com; Kill Rock Stars, PMB 418, 120 State Avenue NE, Olympia, WA 98501, killrockstars.com; Lookout, P.O. Box 11374, Berkeley, CA 94701, lookoutrecords.com; Mammoth, 99 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013, mammoth.com; Merge, Box 1235, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, mrg2000.com; Mid-Fi, supersuckers.com; Platform, 4311 Wilshire Boulevard, suite 311, Los Angeles, CA 90010, platformrecordings.com; Quarterstick, P.O. Box 25432, Chicago, IL 60625, southern.com; RealWorld, c/o Narada, 4650 North Port Washington Road, Milwaukee, WI 53212, narada.com; Righteous Babe, Box 95, Ellicott Station, Buffalo, NY 14205, firstname.lastname@example.org; Rounder, 29 Camp Street, Cambridge, MA 02140, rounder.com; Smog Veil, 774 Mays, #10-454, Incline Village, NV 89451, smogveil.com; SpinArt, Box 1798, New York, NY 10156-1798, email@example.com; Ultimatum Music, 8723 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232, ultimatummusic.com.