Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Top Albums of 2006 -OR- Obsessions with Gravity

Top 20 Albums of 2006:

1-M. Ward - Post-War

2-Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood

3-Regina Spektor - Begin to Hope

4-Margot & The Nuclear So & So's - The Dust of Retreat

5-Matthew Perryman Jones - Throwing Punches in the Dark

6-Grizzly Bear - Yellow House

7-Thom Yorke - The Eraser

8-The Format - Dog Problems

9-TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain

10-David Mead - Tangerine

11-The Cardigans - Super Extra Gravity

12-Jars of Clay - Good Monsters

13-Guillemots - Through the Windowpane

14-Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins - Rabbit Fur Coat

15-Switchfoot - Oh! Gravity

16-The Decemberists - The Crane Wife

17-Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere

18-Sufjan Stevens - The Avalanche

19-Bob Dylan - Modern Times

20-Joseph Arthur - Nuclear Daydream

H.M's: Andrew Osenga - The Morning

Josh Ritter - The Animal Years

Most Promising EP:

Colour Revolt - self titled

Top 10 Nashville Artist Releases:

1-Matthew Perryman Jones - Throwing Punches in the Dark

2-David Mead - Tangerine

3-Jars of Clay - Good Monsters

4-Andrew Osenga - The Morning

5-Sandra McCracken - Gravity/Love

6-Katie Herzig - Weightless

7-Justin Caldwell - Dog and Bird

8-The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers

9-Kate York - Sadlylove

10-Mat Kearney - Nothing Left to Lose

H.M: Leigh Nash - Blue on Blue

Best Posthumous Release:

Johnny Cash - American V

Top 5 "Top 40" Albums:

1-Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere

2-Keane - Under the Iron Sea

3-Snow Patrol - Eyes Open

4-The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers

5-The Fray - How to Save a Life

H.M: Dixie Chicks - Taking the Long Way

Best Live Album:

My Morning Jacket - Okonokos

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Sunday, December 10, 2006

Good Way To Go

Project Manager Leaves Suicide PowerPoint Presentation

The Onion

Project Manager Leaves Suicide PowerPoint Presentation

PORTLAND, OR-Ron Butler left behind a 48-slide presentation explaining his tragic decision, coworkers reported.