Pitchfork Does A Little Dallas On Its Top 200 Albums Countdown

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All week long, Pitchfork has been counting down its list of the 200 top albums of the '00s--just the latest series in its ongoing, highly entertaining set of features about the decade in music.

And though three area artists popped up in the site's countdown of its top 500 songs of the new millenium, just one artist from the region pops up in this list. No surprise who, either: Eykah Badu, who gets placed in the 133rd slot for her phenomenal 2008 release, New Amerykah Pt. 1: 4th World War.

Maybe, given all the love they've received, it's a bit surprising to see no Polyphonic Spree, Midlake or St. Vincent make the cut, but, I dunno, is it, actually? Tough to say.

On another note, Welch trio Mclusky's great Mclusky Do Dallas did make the cut, coming in at No. 94 on the list. So there's that...

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