Coming Soon To An iPod Near You

The year’s not over, but we can start buzzing about 2005’s hott releases…

Bright Eyes Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (Saddle Creek)
Chemical Brothers Push the Button (Astralwerks)
Low The Great Destroyer (Sub Pop)
Mercury Rev Secret Migration (V2 import … US release in May)

Aesop Rock Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives (Def Jux)
Ida Heart Like A River (Polyvinyl)
LCD Soundsystem s/t (Capitol)
M.Ward Transistor Radio (Merge)
Mogwai Government Commissions (BBC Sessions 1996-2003) (Matador)

Bloc Party Silent Alarm (Vice)
The Decemberists Picaresque (KRS)
Doves Some Cities (Capitol)
Yo La Tengo Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintilliating Senescent Songs, 1984-2003 (Matador)

Hot Hot Heat Elevator (Warner)

What else are you excited about? Post in the comments.

Also, Stereogum’s Best Albums Of 2004 coming next week!