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Old 12-13-2006, 10:12 AM   #61
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Old 12-14-2006, 12:08 PM   #62
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Live at the Fillmore East - Its the start of the Young Archive box set series!

This early Neil Young recording is phenomenal.

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Old 12-14-2006, 08:22 PM   #63
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Under The Iron Sea - Keane
(Quite simply, Keane are crafting the best pop songs to be heard in a long time. Chaplin's voice is positively breathtaking, particularly when backed by such contemporary and energetic music. Deserve more credit than they recieve)

The Eraser - Thommy Yorke
(If this were an official Radiohead album, I'd rank it better than all other albums except Kid A and OK COmputer. Some of these songs were reportedly floating around during Radiohead-proper studio sessions, and it is a shame that Cymbal Rush, Harrowdown Hill and The Clock never made it onto a Radiohead LP. That said, a cohesive and stunning collection of songs.)

Black Fingernails Red Wine - Eskimo Joe
( These Aussie blokes are awesome. Their past 2 albums were very cool indeed, and when Aussie rock is in such a crippling state at the moment, these guys are aptly filling in the huge void left by Motor Ace and the Oils. All tracks are mesmerising in their quality, and all have a real feel good factor. The title track was a rare, deserved success on the single chart.)
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Old 12-16-2006, 01:15 AM   #64
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That Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris album is pretty ace as well.

Then there's Tom Petty.
"If you needed my autograph, I'd give it to you." Bob Dylan
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Old 12-16-2006, 06:57 PM   #65
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1. Black Holes And Revelations - Muse
2. Ta Dah - Scissor Sisters
3. Under The Iron Sea - Keane

I'm sure I forgot something but whatever, it's 3 o'clock in the morning.
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Old 12-17-2006, 02:42 AM   #66
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In no particular order after the first one:

1. Muse - Black Holes & Revelations
2. Cat Power - The Greatest
3. Dresden Dolls - Yes, Virginia
4. Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins - Rabbit Fur Coat
5. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
6. Augie March - Moo, You Bloody Choir
7. Lily Allen - Alright, Still
8. David Gilmour - On the Island
9. Ground Components - An Eye for a Brow, A Tooth for a Pick
10. Joanna Newsom - Ys

This was a pretty slim year compared to the last one where I had maybe 20 albums to choose from.
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Old 12-18-2006, 07:14 PM   #67
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These stand out for me:

Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Bob Dylan - Modern Times
Neil Young - Living With War
Johnny Cash - American V - A Hundred Highways
Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere
Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers
Scott Walker - The Drift
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Old 12-18-2006, 07:55 PM   #68
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Take That - Beautiful World

Top stuff!
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Old 12-19-2006, 07:46 AM   #69
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Johnny Cash - American V - A Hundred Highways
Definitely, I love that CD. I need to take that one out again, over the summer I listened to it often.
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Old 12-19-2006, 11:07 AM   #70
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Bob Dylan * Modern times
Bruce springsteen * The seeger sessions (easily the best live show I saw this year)
Morrissey * Ringleader of the tormentors
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Old 12-19-2006, 08:55 PM   #71
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1. muse - black holes + revelations
2. tv on the radio - return to cookie mountain
3. mogwai - mr. beast
4. mastodon - blood mountain
5. ghostface killah - fishscale
6. the strokes - first impressions of earth
7. secret machines - ten silver drops
8. neko case - fox confessor brings the flood
9. the roots - game theory
10. thom yorke - the eraser
11. t.i. - king
12. be your own pet - s/t
13. spank rock - yoyoyoyoyoyo
14. band of horses - everything all the time
15. yo la tengo - i am not afraid of you and will beat your ass
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Old 12-19-2006, 09:04 PM   #72
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oops, looks like i didn't really read the first post in the thread. to make an amends, here are some of my highly quotable thoughts on my number one choice:

"black holes + revelations sounds like what would happen if freddie mercury, john bonham, and liberace formed a zombie power trio. in short, the most stupidly awesome (or awesomely stupid) album imaginable. and that is meant as high praise. even kiss think these guys should tone it down."
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Old 12-21-2006, 01:30 PM   #73
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Old 12-22-2006, 05:52 PM   #74
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Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam
Audioslave - Revelations
Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Tool - 10000 Days
RHCP - Stadium Arcadium
Thom Yorke - The Eraser
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Old 12-23-2006, 02:22 PM   #75
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My top 5:

1. Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
2. Belle & Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
3. Arctic Monkeys - Whatever...
4. The Strokes - First Impressions Of Earth
5. Fiery Furnaces - Bitter Tea

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