Texas Top 10s

Texas Top 10s

GREG BEETS

1. Spoon, Kill the Moonlight (Merge)

2. Orange Mothers, Traditional Love (Jim Thunder)

3. Peglegasus, Learning Curve

4. ST 37, Down on Us (Emperor Jones)

5. The Tuna Helpers, Starring in the Suspicious Fish (Monkey Boy)

6. Independence: An Austin Sampler (Austin Music Community)

7. Bing Bang Boys, I'm Feelin' Good (Rubinchik)

8. The Sons of Hercules, Right Now (Suprema)

9. Woozyhelmet

10. Already Gone: A Compilation of Texas Bands (Already Gone)

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JIM CALIGIURI

1. Billy Joe Shaver, Freedom's Child (Compadre)

2. Roger Wallace, The Lowdown (Lone Star)

3. Kelly Willis, Easy (Rykodisc)

4. Guy Clark, The Dark (Sugar Hill)

5. Susanna Van Tassel, My Little Star (The Music Room)

6. Ruthie Foster, Runaway Soul (Blue Corn)

7. The Hot Club of Cowtown, Ghost Train (HighTone)

8. Meat Purveyors, All Relationships Are Doomed to Fail (Bloodshot)

9. High Noon, What Are You Waiting For? (Goofin')

10. Nathan Hamilton, All for Love and Wages (Steppin' Stone)

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MICHAEL CHAMY

1. Okkervil River, Don't Fall in Love With Everyone You See (Jagjaguwar)

2. ST 37, Down on Us (Emperor Jones)

3. Halley, Forget the Leaves, Autumn Will Change Us (Hooked on Sonics!)

4. Slobberbone, Slippage (New West)

5. El Gato, The Birds

6. The Gloria Record, Start Here (Arena Rock Recording Co.)

7. Spoon, Kill the Moonlight (Merge)

8. Moonlight Towers

9. Will Johnson, Murder of Tides (Undertow)

10. The Paper Chase, Hide the Kitchen Knives (Beatville)

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CHRISTOPHER COLETTI

1. Bavu Blakes, Create & Hustle (Word4Word Music)

2. K-Otix, Universal (Bronx Science)

3. Scarface, The Fix (Universal)

4. Arctectonics, Transistor (Marmafade)

5. DOS, Monster's Ball

6. DJ Jester, Quad Rod, and Smarty, Genuine Latin Love Machine (Compulsive)

7. Hip Hop Humpday Live, PT 1&2

8. Comp One, The New Born (Mathmatic Collective)

9. Devin the Dude, Just Tryin' Ta Live (Rap-a-Lot)

10. Tee Double, Dub Plates (Kinetic Marketing)

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CHRISTOPHER GRAY

1. Spoon, Kill the Moonlight (Merge)

2. The Gourds, Cow Fish Fowl or Pig (Sugar Hill)

3. Susanna Van Tassel, My Little Star (The Music Room)

4. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Source Tags and Codes (Interscope)

5. Fluffers Union, Sirens Disco (Chocolate Johnson)

6. Baboon, Something Good Is Going to Happen to You (Last Beat)

7. The Cruel & Unusual, Kill Time (Mortville)

8. Ted Roddy & the King Conjure Orchestra, Channelin' E (Continental)

9. Reverend Horton Heat, Lucky 7 (Artemis)

10. Sparta, Wiretap Scars (Interscope)

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Raoul Hernandez: AUSTIN TOP 10

1. Spoon, Kill the Moonlight (Merge)

2. Okkervil River, Don't Fall in Love With Everyone You See (Jagjaguwar)

3. Flatlanders, Now Again (New West)

4. Kimmie Rhodes, Love Me Like a Song (SBD)

5. Ruthie Foster, Runaway Soul (Blue Corn)

6. W.C. Clark, From Austin With Soul (Alligator)

7. Beaver Nelson, Legends of the Super Heroes (Freedom)

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

9. The Hard Feelings, You Won't Like It ... 'Cuz It's Rock n' Roll! (Dropkick/Beerland)

10. Jon Dee Graham, Hooray for the Moon (New West)

Honorable Mentions: West Side Horns; Nathan Hamilton, All for Love and Wages; Susanna Van Tassel, My Little Star

Raoul Hernandez: 10 LOCALS YOU DIDN'T HEAR

1. Ralph White, Trash Fish (Terminus)

2. Champ Hood, Bon Haven (South Congress)

3. Stanley Smith, In the Land of Dreams (Spanks a Lot)

4. Sin Pelo, Navigation (GFY)

5. Stars as Eyes, Enemy of Fun (Tigerbeat6)

6. Cotton Mather, The Big Picture (Rainbow Quartz)

7. Single Frame Ashtray (Already Gone)

8. The Punkaroos (Punkaroos)

9. Golden Hornet Project 20-CD box set

10. Doug Hall Quartet, JiHi (Heart)

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ANDY LANGER

1. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses (ATO)

2. Spoon, Kill the Moonlight (Merge)

3. Jon Dee Graham, Hooray for the Moon (New West)

4. Kim Richey, Rise (Lost Highway)

5. Kelly Willis, Easy (Rykodisc)

6. David Baerwald, Here Comes the New Folk Underground (Lost Highway)

7. Bob Schneider, Galaxy Kings (Shockorama)

8. Riddlin' Kids, Hurry Up and Wait (Sony)

9. Manatee, Music Is Useless (Manatee Music)

10. Stephen Bruton, Spirit World (New West)

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DAVID LYNCH

1. 1001 Nights Orchestra, Music From the Middle East & Beyond (Kamooli)

2. Drums & Tuba, Mostly Ape (Righteous Babe)

3. Divahn (Miz Rocky)

4. Grupo Fantasma (Aerosol)

5. Rajamani, Pakiam

6. The Hot Club of Cowtown, Ghost Train (HighTone)

7. The Ritchie Whites, Snitches Get Stitches (TKO)

8. Susan Gibson, Chin Up

9. The Damnations, Where It Lands (Joy Ride)

10. Victrola, Live as You Like

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MARGARET MOSER

1. Susan Gibson, Chin Up

2. Shelley King, The Highway (Lemonade)

3. W.C. Clark, From Austin With Soul (Alligator)

4. Gurf Morlix, Fishin' in the Muddy (Catamount)

5. The Gourds, Cow Fish Fowl or Pig (Sugar Hill)

6. Eliza Gilkyson, Lost & Found (Red House)

7. Jon Dee Graham, Hooray for the Moon (New West)

8. Cluan, Night Out

9. Sara Hickman, Faithfull (Sleeveless)

10. Beaver Nelson, Legends of the Super Heroes (Freedom)

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JERRY RENSHAW

1. Mike Barfield, Living Stereo (Tater Tot)

2. The Hard Feelings, You Won't Like It... 'Cuz It's Rock n' Roll! (Dropkick/Beerland)

3. Dale Watson, Live in London ... England! (Audium)

4. Broken Teeth, Guilty Pleasures (Killingbird)

5. Justin Trevino, The Scene of the Crying (Texas Music Group)

6. Billy Joe Shaver, Freedom's Child (Compadre)

7. Ramsay Midwood, Shoot Out at the OK Chinese Restaurant (Vanguard)

8. Roy Heinrich & the Pickups, Playin' Favorites (Texas Roundup)

9. Happy Birthday, Buck! A Texas Tribute to Buck Owens

10. High Noon, What Are You Waiting for? (Goofin')

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JAY TRACHTENBERG

1. W.C. Clark, From Austin With Soul (Alligator)

2. West Side Horns, San Quilmas (Dialtone)

3. The Flatlanders, Now Again (New West)

4. Triphonics, Get Rich (Soul Prayer)

5. Cornell Hurd Band, Song of South Austin (Behemoth)

6. 1001 Nights Orchestra, Music of the Middle East & Beyond (Kamooli)

7. Alex Coke, New Texas Swing (CreOp Muse)

8. Jon Dee Graham, Hooray for the Moon (New West)

9. Chris Maresh Trio, Tomorrow (Stalmach)

10. Doug Hall Quartet, JiHi (Heart)

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