Texas Top 10s

Texas Top 10s

Greg Beets

1. Spoon, Girls Can Tell (Merge)

2. Pong, Killer Lifestyle (Woodeye)

3. Brown Whörnet, Radio Ablum (Austin Music Mafia/Perverted Son)

4. The Polyphonic Spree, The Beginning Stages Of ... (Good)

5. The American People, Because We Can (Pez)

6. The Converters, You Got 'Em (Voodoo Pie Music)

7. Aural Fixation: KVRX Local Live Vol. 5 (KVRX)

8. Black Lipstick, The Four Kingdoms Of ... (Peek-a-Boo)

9. Smackola, Black Zorro (Waay Foul Muzik)

10. Milton Mapes, The State Line (My Aunt Jane's)

Texas Top 10s

Michael Bertin

1. Grand Champeen, Battle Cry for Help (Expansion Team)

2. Li'l Cap'n Travis, Lonesome and Losin' (SBM)

3. Poet: Tribute to Townes Van Zandt (Pedernales/FreeFalls)

4. Centro-matic, Distance and Chime (Idol)

5. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

6. Darin Murphy, Haunted Gardenias (Rafgard)

7. The Derailers, Here Come the Derailers (Lucky Dog)

8. Beaver Nelson, Undisturbed (Black Dog)

9. Prescott Curlywolf, Arkadelphia (Summer Break)

10. Michele Solberg, Beyond the Blue (Chocolate)

Texas Top 10s

Jim Caligiuri

1. Asleep at the Wheel, The Very Best Of Asleep at the Wheel (Relentless)

2. Libbi Bosworth, Libbiville (Ramble)

3. Derailers, Here Come the Derailers (Lucky Dog)

4. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

5. Caroline Herring, Twilight (Blue Corn)

6. Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eternal & Lowdown (Philo)

7. Karen Poston, Real Bad (Music Room)

8. Toni Price, Midnight Pumpkin (Antone's)

9. Charlie Robison, Step Right Up (Lucky Dog)

10. Roger Wallace, That Kind of Lonely (Texas Roundup)

Texas Top 10s

Michael Chamy

1. Explosions in the Sky, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever (Temporary Residence)

2. Lift to Experience, The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads (Bella Union)

3. The Pilot Ships, The Limits of Painting and Poetry (BlueSanct)

4. Centro-matic, Distance and Clime (Idol)

5. Shearwater, The Dissolving Room (Grey Flat)

6. Aural Fixation: KVRX Local Live Vol. 5 (KVRX)

7. The Polyphonic Spree, The Beginning Stages Of ... (Good)

8. Chomsky, Onward Quirky Soldiers (Idol)

9. Legendary Crystal Chandelier, Beyond Indifference (Quality Park)

10. American Analog Set, Know by Heart (Tiger Style)

Texas Top 10s

Christopher Gray

1. Spoon, Girls Can Tell (Merge)

2. Toadies, Hell Below/Stars Above (Interscope)

3. The Weary Boys

4. The American People, Because We Can (Pez)

5. Quatropaw, Flight (Neptune)

6. Goudie, Effects of Madness (India)

7. The Converters, You Got 'Em (Voodoo Pie)

8. Bedbug, Happiest of Hours (Tight Spot)

9. Winslow EP

10. Free Range Bastards, Marmalade

Raoul Hernandez

Austin Top 10

1. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

2. Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eternal & Lowdown (Philo)

3. Spoon, Girls Can Tell (Merge)

4. Explosions in the Sky, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever (Temporary Residence)

5. Davíd Garza, Overdub (Atlantic)

6. Bruce Robison, Country Sunshine (Boar's Nest)

7. Derailers, Here Come the Derailers (Lucky Dog)

8. Jimmie Vaughan, Do You Get the Blues? (Artemis)

9. Marcia Ball, Presumed Innocent (Alligator)

10. Dick Price, Theatre of Cruelty

Honorable Mention: Libbi Bosworth, Libbiville; The Weary Boys, The Weary Boys; Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt

10 (More) Locals You Probably Didn't Hear

1. The Pilot Ships, The Limits of Painting and Poetry (BlueSanct)

2. Shearwater, The Dissolving Room (Grey Flat)

3. The American People, Because We Can (Pez)

4. God Drives a Galaxy, It's Late But I Feel Early (India)

5. The Snobs, School's Out, Let's Skate (My War)

6. The Crack Pipes, Every Night Saturday Night (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

7. Blue Noise Band, Brad Green From Queens (Chocolate)

8. Friends of Dean Martinez, Wichita Lineman (Glitterhouse)

9. Gnappy (Harlequin)

10. The Real Heroes (Rec Center)

Texas Top 10s

Andy Langer

1. Bruce Robison, Country Sunshine (Boars Nest)

2. Spoon, Girls Can Tell (Merge)

3. Double Trouble, Been a Long Time (Tone Cool)

4. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

5. Doyle Bramhall II & Smokestack, Welcome (RCA)

6. Davíd Garza, Overdub (Atlantic)

7. Goudie, Effects of Madness (India)

8. Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt (Pedernales/FreeFalls)

9. Charlie Robison, Step Right Up (Columbia)

10. Riddlin' Kids, Any Day Now EP (Aware/Columbia)

Texas Top 10s

David Lynch

1. Tosca Tango Orchestra, La Cuidad del Tango (Nois)

2. Caroline Herring, Twilight (Blue Corn)

3. Pong, Killer Lifestyle (Woodeye)

4. La Tribu, ¡ATACA! (Music Lane)

5. Blaze, Say What Now (Blaze)

6. Kamran Hooshmand & Javier Palacios, Ojalá (Pardiso)

7. MC Overlord, All Good Things (VMG)

8. Toni Price, Midnight Pumpkin (Antone's)

9. Dale Watson, Every Song I Write Is For You (Audium)

10. The Derailers, Here Come the Derailers (Lucky Dog)

Texas Top 10s

Margaret Moser

1. Double Trouble, Been a Long Time (Tone Cool)

2. Jimmie Vaughan, Do You Get the Blues? (Artemis)

3. Toni Price, Midnight Pumpkin (Antone's)

4. Wild Seeds, I'm Sorry, I Can't Rock You All Night Long (Aznut)

5. Marcia Ball, Presumed Innocent (Alligator)

6. Albert & Gage, Burnin' Moonlight (Moon House)

7. Michael Fracasso, Back to Oklahoma (India)

8. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

9. Caroline Herring, Twilight (Blue Corn)

10. R.C. Banks, Conway's Corner (Loudhouse)

Texas Top 10s

Jerry Renshaw

1. Shaver, The Earth Rolls On (New West)

2. Libbi Bosworth, Libbiville (Ramble)

3. The Crack Pipes, Every Night Saturday Night (Sympathy for the Record Industry)

4. The Converters, You Got 'Em (Voodoo Pie)

5. The Weary Boys

6. The Stingers (Electric Enterprises)

7. Charlie Robison, Step Right Up (Lucky Dog/Columbia)

8. The American People, Because We Can (Pez)

9. Bobby Earl Smith, Rear View Mirror (Muleshoe)

10. Dale Watson, Every Song I Write Is for You (Audium)

Jay Trachtenberg

1. R.C. Banks, Conway's Corner (Loudhouse)

2. Blaze, Say What Now (Blaze)

3. Blue Noise Band, Brad Green From Queens (Chocolate/Southern Love)

4. Alex Coke & the Worthy Constituents, Through the Years (CreOp)

5. Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under the Influence (Bloodshot)

6. Gnappy (Harlequin)

7. Wayne Hancock, A-Town Blues (Bloodshot)

8. Delbert McClinton, Nothing Personal (New West)

9. raúlrsalinas, Los Many Mundos of raúlrsalinas

10. Texas Eastside Kings (Dialtone)

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