Greg Beets' National Top Ten

1. Rodd Keith, I Died Today (Tzadik)

2. Lollipop, Dog Piss on Dog
(Amphetamine Reptile)

3. Beck, Odelay! (DGC)

4. Various Artists, Product Music Vol. 1: Industrial Show Tunes in Praise of the Products We Trust (Honest-Abe Disc!)

5. Brainiac, Hissing Prigs in Static Couture (Touch and Go)

6. Quad City DJ's, "C'Mon N' Ride It (The Train)" CD-5 (Big Beat/Atlantic)

7. B.J. Snowden, Life in the USA and Canada (deMilo)

8. The Red Krayola, Hazel (Drag City)

9. Descendents, Everything Sucks (Epitaph)z

10. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Now I Got Worry (Matador/Capitol)


Greg Beets' Texas Top Ten

1. The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

2. Comet, Chandelier Musings (Dedicated)

3. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

4. Peglegasus, So Much for King Tut (Sector 2)

5. Brave Combo, Mood Swing Music (Rounder)

6. The Hamicks, "Oxymorons" b/w "Networks" (Scooch Pooch)

7. Pink Filth, Eleven Bubblegum Smashes (Even I Have Seizures)

8. Cooking by Strobe Light: KVRX Local Live Volume One (KVRX)

9. The Blanks, Elevator Men (Blanks Enterprises)

10. Various Artists, Peek-A-Boo Bicycle Rodeo (Peek-A-Boo)


Jason Cohen's National Top Ten

1. Pulp, Different Class (Island)

2. The Divine Comedy, Casanova (Setanta)

3. The Manic Street Preachers, Everything Must Go (Epic)

4. Wilco, Being There (Reprise)

5. Baby Bird, Bad Shave (Baby Bird)

6. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

7. Steve Earle, I Feel Alright (E-Squared/Warner Bros.)

8. Prince, Emancipation (NPG/EMI)

9. Julian Cope, Interpreter (Echo UK)

10. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)


Jason Cohen's
Local Top Ten

1. Comet, Chandelier Musings (Dedicated)

2. The Gourds, Dem's Good Beeble (Munich)

3. Sincola, Crash Landing in Teen Heaven (Caroline)

4. Motards, ... Rock Kids (eMpTy)

5. Pork, Slop (Trance Syndicate)

6. Alejandro Escovedo, With These Hands (Rykodisc)

7. Lord High Fixers, Once Upon a Time Called Right Now (Estrus)

8. Butthole Surfers, Electric Larryland (Capitol)

9. Prescott Curlywolf, 6ix Ways to Sunday (Mercury)

10. Bedhead, Beheaded (Trance Syndicate)


Christopher Gray's National Top Ten

1.The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Now I Got Worry (Matador/Capitol)

2. Beck, Odelay! (DGC)

3. Go To Blazes, Waiting Around for the Crash (East Side Digital)

4. Girls Against Boys, House of GVSB (Touch and Go)

5. Afghan Whigs, Black Love (Elektra)

6. Everything But the Girl, Walking Wounded (Atlantic)

7. Wilco, Being There (Reprise)

8. Various Artists, Twisted Willie (Justice)

9. Fugees, The Score (Ruffhouse/Columbia)

10. The Humpers, Live Forever or Die Trying (Epitaph)


Christopher Gray's Local Top Ten

1. Willie Nelson, Spirit (Island)

2. Sue Foley, A Walk in the Sun (Antone's/Discovery)

3. Fuckemos (IFA)

4. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

5. Sincola, Crash Landing in Teen Heaven (Caroline)

6. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

7. Kelly Willis, Fading Fast (A&M)

8. Big Foot Chester, The Devil in Me (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

9. The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

10. Robert Earl Keen, No. 2 Live Dinner (Sugar Hill)


Andy Langer's National Top Ten

1. The New Groove, The Blue Note Remix Project Volume 1 (Blue Note)

2. Ani DiFranco, Dilate (Righteous Babe)

3. Chuck D., Autobiography of Mistachuck (Mercury)

4. Beck, Odelay! (Geffen)

5. Me'Shell Ndegeocello, Peace Beyond Passion (Maverick)

6. Soul Coughing, Irresistible Bliss (Slash/Warner Bros.)

7. D Generation, No Lunch (Columbia)

8. DJ Shadow, Endtroducing... (Mo Wax)

9. Placebo (Caroline)

10. Chino XL, Here to Save You All (American)


Andy Langer's
Local Top Ten

1. Doyle Bramhall II (Geffen)

2. Fastball, Make Your Momma Proud (Hollywood)

3. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

4. Kris McKay, Things That Show (Shanachie)

5. Prescott Curlywolf, 6ix Ways to Sunday (Mercury)

6. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

7. Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince (Fume)

8. Sincola, Crash Landing In Teen Heaven (Caroline)

9. Kelly Willis, Fading Fast (A&M)

10. FREE-FOR-ALL: The Austin Music Sampler (Lone Wolf)


Kate X Messer's National Top Ten

1. Patti Smith, Gone Again (Arista)

2. Raincoats, Looking in the Shadows (DGC)

3. The Wedding Present, Saturnalia (Cooking Vinyl)

4. Mensclub, Comin' to Take You Away (Bar None)

5. Suzanne Vega, Nine Objects of Desire (A&M)

6. James Hall, Pleasure Club (DGC)

7. Amy Rigby, Diary of a Mod Housewife (Koch Int'l.)

8. Sound Gallery 2, BBC Soundtracks (Scamp)

9. Various, Only in America (Arf Arf)

10. His Name is Alive, Stars on 45 (4AD)


Kate X Messer's Local Top Ten

1. Various Artists, Peek-A-Boo Bicycle Rodeo (Peek-A-Boo)

2. Cooking by Strobe Light: KVRX Local Live Volume One (KVRX)

3. Dale Watson, Blessed or Damned (Hightone)

4. Monroe Mustang, "I Was Eighteen, It Was Hate" 45 (Framed!)

5. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

6. Alejandro Escovedo, With These Hands (Rykodisc)

7. Butthole Surfers, Electric Larryland (Capitol)

8. The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

9. Sue Foley, A Walk in the Sun (Antone's/Discovery)

10. Meg Hentges, Gee, I Didn't Release One This Year (TooBad)


Margaret Moser's National Top Ten

1. Cowboy Junkies, Lay It Down (Geffen)

2. 16 Horsepower, Sackcloth and Ashes (A&M)

3. Beck, Odelay! (DGC)

4. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Now I Got Worry (Matador/Capitol)

5. Soundtrack,Trainspotting (Capitol)

6. Tracy Chapman, New Beginnings (Elektra)

7. Chris Isaak, Baja Sessions (Reprise)

8. Nirvana, From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah (DGC)

9. John Cale, Walking on Locusts (Rykodisc)

10. R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey (Matador)


Margaret Moser's Local Top Ten

1. Butthole Surfers, Electric Larryland (Capitol)

2. Dale Watson, Blessed or Damned (Hightone)

3. Sincola, Crash Landing in Teen Heaven (Caroline)

4. Sue Foley, Walk in the Sun (Antone's/Discovery)

5. Big Foot Chester, The Devil in Me (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

6. Doyle Bramhall II (Geffen)

7. Fuckemos (IFA)

8. The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

9. Libbi Bosworth, Outskirts of You (Freedom)

10. Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince (Fume)


Lee Nichols'
National Top Ten

1. Various Artists, Rig Rock Deluxe: A Musical Salute to the American Truck Driver (Upstart/Diesel Only)

2. Iris Dement, The Way I Should (Warner Bros.)

3. Johnny Cash, Unchained (American)

4. BR5-49 (Arista Nashville)

5. Ray Condo & His Ricochets, Swing Brother Swing (Joaquin)

6. Robbie Fulks, Country Love Songs (Bloodshot)

7. Filé, La Vie Marron (The Runaway Life) (Green Linnet)

8. Geno Delafose, That's What I'm Talkin' About! (Rounder)

9. Wagon, No Kinder Room (Hightone)

10. Al Berard & the Basin Brothers, Dans la Louisiane (Rounder)


Lee Nichols'
Local Top Ten

1. The Derailers, Jackpot (Watermelon)

2. Libbi Bosworth, Outskirts of You (Freedom)

3. The Gourds, Dem's Good Beeble (Munich)

4. Terry Allen, Human Remains (Sugar Hill)

5. Los Pinkys, Esta Pasión (Rounder)

6. Kimmie Rhodes, West Texas Heaven (Justice)

7. Cornell Hurd, Cool and Unusual Punishment (Behemoth)

8. Asylum Street Spankers, Spanks for the Memories (Watermelon)

9. Dale Watson, Blessed or Damned (Hightone)

10. Eva Ybarra, Romance Inolvidable (Rounder)


Tim Stegall's
National Top Tens

1. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (Margaritaville/Island)

2. Cheap Trick, Sex, America, Cheap Trick (Epic/Legacy)

3. Fur (Blackout)

4. Buzzcocks, French (I.R.S.)

5. D Generation, No Lunch (Columbia)

6. Glenn Matlock, Who Does He Think He Is When He's at Home? (Creation UK)

7. The Goops, Lucky (Kinetic/Reprise)

8. Buzzcocks, All Set (I.R.S.)

9. Screeching Weasel, Bark Like a Dog (Fat Wreck Chords)

10. N.Y. Loose, Year of the Rat (Hollywood)


Tim Stegall's
Local Top Ten

1. Spoon, Telephono (Matador)

2. Tallboy, Low-Down Hoe-Down

3. The Reclusives (Turkey Baster)

4. Sincola, Crash Landing in Teen Heaven (Caroline)

5. Dead End Cruisers, "Who's Who" b/w "Last Temptation" (Scooch Pooch)

6. The Sons of Hercules, Hits for the Misses (Unclean)

7. Lower Class Brats, "A Wrench in the Gear" 45 (Helen of Oi! UK)

8. Fastball, Make Your Mama Proud (Hollywood)

9. Stretford, Why the Hell Didn't We Put Out a Record This Year? (Non-Existent)

10. Junior Brown, Enjoy Your Lunch (Private Stock)


Jay Trachtenberg's
National Top Ten

1. Dave Holland Quartet, Dream of the Elders (ECM)

2. David Murray Octet, Dark Star: The Music of the Grateful Dead (Astor Place)

3. The Congos, Heart of the Congos (Blood And Fire)

4. Ron Miles, My Cruel Heart (Gramavision)

5. Wycliffe Gordon & Ron Westray, Bone Structure (Atlantic)

6. Ernest Ranglin, Below the Bassline (Island Jamaica Jazz)

7. Howard Johnson & Gravity, Gravity!!! (Verve)

8. Bop City, Hip Strut (Hip Bop)

9. Everton Blender, A Piece of the Blender: The Singles (Heartbeat)

10. Jeff Haas Trio, L'Dor VaDor (Generation to Generation) (Schoolkids')


Jay Trachtenberg's
Local Top Ten

1. Sarah Brown, Sayin' What I'm Thinkin' (Blind Pig)

2. W.C. Clark, Texas Soul (Black Top)

3. Alejandro Escovedo, With These Hands (Rykodisc)

4. Elias Haslanger, For the Moment (Heart Music)

5. Steve James, Art and Grit (Discovery/Antone's)

6. Jazz PR, La Brisa del Sur (CreOp Muse)

7. Root 1, Nomad's Land (Road Communications)

8. Craig Ross, Dead Spy Report (MCA)

9. Teisco Del Rey, Plays Music for Lovers (Upstart)

10. Various Artists, Threadgill's Supper Sessions, Second Helpings (Watermelon)

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