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My name is Don Campau and I have a radio show in the
San Francisco Bay Area
called "No Pigeonholes". I play all styles of music and the program is a
show that might feature indie rock, punk, folk and metal to
experimental, noise and even childrens' music, sometimes
all at the same
time. The following is only a partial list of my favorites from the past
year. Soon, on my web site
( http://lonelywhistle.tripod.com) I will be doing a more complete list and
year end review.Write me for the
artists addresses and more information at:
and don't forget to send me your music for airplay...
Don Campau's best of 2000
As heard on the "No Pigeonholes" Radio show in California.
1. The Rabbit's Hat/ THE MAGICIAN/ Stone Preminitions CD
Exquisite psychedelic rock with fantastic production
2. Ant/ THE CURE FOR BROKEN HEARTS/ Fortune And Glory CD
Ear catching one man folk pop.
3. Garfields Birthday/ WORDS AND PICTURES/ Best Kept Secret K7
One of the finest of the current British
pop rock bands.
4. Dino DiMuro/ TRAIN GOING NOWHERE/ Lonely Whistle CD
Americas greatest home taper back
in action after 3 years.A personal rock
5. Timo/ TIMO 2000/---K7
A very angry and bitter man
and his guitar.
6. Trespassers W/ VLUCHT OVER DEN HAAG/---CD
A beautifully wrought concept piece about this
scenic Dutch city. Fabulously
restrained, organized and performed by one of the best Dutch bands ever.
Mute/ POSITIVE-NEGATIVE/Moloko-Lytch CDs
Two CDs of collages, samples and beats composed in an almost classical
manner. The sound is huge.
8. C.D./ YO VIBRO/ DSF CD
A surprising and eclectic assemblage from Argentina
of experimental sounds.
9. Rick Of The Skins/ HERE COMES THE WEEKEND/ ---CD
A loony bunch of home tapers
doing their weird brand of rock.
10. Paul Monk/ A CONFUSION OF CONFESSIONS/---CD
An unassuming high tenor
singing a collection of sincere tunes with minimal
Go to the reviews page for expanded
comments on these and other recordings.