Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, Something Corporate - North, Sullivan - Cover Your Eyes, Radiohead - Kid A, Radiohead - OK Computer, Lovedrug - Everything Starts Where It Ends, Oasis - What's The Story (Morning Glory)?, mewithoutYou - Catch For Us The Foxes
The Tide - "Lonely World", Dear Future - "All I See is You" & "It's a Start", Something Corporate - "Watch the Sky" & "I Woke Up in a Car", The Graduate - "I Survived"
Something Corporate, Dear Future, As Cities Burn, Farewell Flight, Greenwood, The Graduate, Jimmy Eat World, Jack's Mannequin, Thrice, mewithoutYou, Jeremy Enigk, Keane, Travis, The Starting Line, Sullivan, Rookie of the Year, Manchester Orchestra, The Replacements, Brand New, The Streets, The Cure, Josh Ritter, Park, mewithoutYou, The Streets, Death Cab for Cutie, Acceptance, The Get Up Kids, blink182, Morrissey/The Smiths, The Ramones, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan
The Irresistible Revolution (Claiborne), Blue Like Jazz (Miller), Through Painted Deserts (Miller), Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass (Carroll), poetry (Dickinson and Poe, mainly)
The Shawshank Redemption, Lord of War, Walk the Line, V for Vendetta, Superbad, Knocked Up, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind