Here are some albums that I thought were really good this year (in no particular order).
Bjork — Vespertine
Depeche Mode — Exciter
Radiohead — Amnesiac
Fugazi — The Argument
Rufus Wainwright — Poses
Blonde Redhead — Melodie Citronique
Milemarker — Anaesthetic
Jon Wahl and the Amadans — Sour Suite
The Screws — Shake the Monkey
Joy Division — heartandsoul
Ex-Girls — On To the Mono Kero
The (International) Noise Conspiracy — A New Morning
ohGr — Welt
Unwound — Leaves Turn inside You
I think that’s it. I might have forgotten some. Oh well.