National Top 10s

National Top 10s

GREG BEETS

1. The Best Bootlegs in the World Ever

2. Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights (Matador)

3. Beck, Sea Change (DGC)

4. David Cross, Shut Up You Fucking Baby! (Sub Pop)

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

6. Imperial Teen, On (Merge)

7. The Sunshine Fix, Age of the Sun (Emperor Norton/Kindercore)

8. Sounds From the Verve Hi-Fi (Verve)

9. Jurassic 5, Power in Numbers (Interscope)

10. Queens of the Stone Age, Songs for the Deaf (Interscope)

Music Strung

JIM CALIGIURI

1. Caught in the Webb: A Tribute to the Legendary Webb Pierce (Audium)

2. Lonesome Bob, Things Change (Leaps)

3. Neko Case, Blacklisted (Bloodshot)

4. Kasey Chambers, Barricades & Brickwalls (Warner Bros.)

5. Jim Lauderdale & Ralph Stanley, Lost in the Lonesome Pines (Dualtone)

6. Buddy Miller, Midnight & Lonesome (Hightone)

7. Elvis Costello, When I Was Cruel (Island)

8. Drive-By Truckers, Southern Rock Opera (Lost Highway)

9. Allison Moorer, Miss Fortune (Universal South)

10. Tift Merritt, Bramble Rose (Lost Highway)

Music Strung

MICHAEL CHAMY

1. Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch)

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

3. Sonic Youth, Murray Street (DGC)

4. Radar Brothers, And the Surrounding Mountains (Merge)

5. The Black Heart Procession, Amore del Tropico (Touch & Go)

6. Isis, Oceanic (Ipecac)

7. Bright Eyes, Lifted or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (Saddle Creek)

8. Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights (Matador)

9. Wire, Read & Burn 01 & 02 EPs (Pinkflag)

10. Mono, Under the Pipal Tree (Tzadik)

Music Strung

CHRISTOPHER COLETTI

1. CeeLo, CeeLo Green and His Perfect Imperfections (Arista)

2. Jurassic 5, Power in Numbers (Interscope)

3. Clipse, Lord Willin' (Arista)

4. Antibalas, Talkatif (Ninja Tune)

5. Blackalicious, Blazing Arrow (MCA)

6. Nas, Lost Tapes (Sony)

7. Mr. Lif, I Phantom (Definitive Jux)

8. Richy Pitch, Live at Home (7 Heads)

9. Red Hot + Rio (MCA)

10. Lone Catalysts, The Catalysts Files (BUKA)

Music Strung

CHRISTOPHER GRAY

1. Doves, The Last Broadcast (Capitol)

2. Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch)

3. The Donnas, Spend the Night (Atlantic)

4. Los Lobos, Good Morning Aztlan (Mammoth)

5. Sahara Hotnights, Jennie Bomb (Jet Set)

6. Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights (Matador)

7. Coldplay, A Rush of Blood to the Head (Capitol)

8. Beck, Sea Change (DGC)

9. Red Hot Chili Peppers, By the Way (Warner Bros.)

10. Foo Fighters, One by One (RCA)

Music Strung

Rauol Hernandez: NATIONAL TOP 10

1. Bright Eyes, Lifted or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (Saddle Creek)

2. Beck, Sea Change (DGC)

3. Neko Case, Blacklisted (Bloodshot)

4. Ceelo, Ceelo Green and His Perfect Imperfections (Arista)

5. Clipse, Lord Willin' (Star Trak/Arista)

6. Red Hot Chili Peppers, By the Way (Warner Bros.)

7. Tori Amos, Scarlet's Walk (Epic)

8. The Donnas, Spend the Night (Atlantic)

9. Hives, Veni Vidi Vicious (Sire/Burning Heart/Epitaph)

10. Wilco, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Nonesuch)

Honorable Mentions: DJ Shadow, The Private Press; Jason Moran, Modernistic; Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Live at the Wetlands

Rauol Hernandez: DONNIE DARKO'S ALTERNATE 10

1. Elvis Costello, When I Was Cruel (Island)

2. David Bowie, Heathen (Columbia)

3. Clinic, Walking With Thee (Domino)

4. Interpol, Turn on the Bright Lights (Matador)

5. Sparta, Wiretap Scars (Dreamworks)

6. The Octopus Project, Identification Parade (Peek-a-Boo)

7. Departure Lounge, Too Late to Die Young (Nettwerk)

8. New Order, Retro (Rhino)

9. Ryan Adams, Demolition (Lost Highway)

10. I Am the World Trade Center, The Tight Connection (Kindercore)

Honorable Mention: Camper Van Beethoven, Tusk

Music Strung

ANDY LANGER

1. Dixie Chicks, Home (Sony)

2. Bright Eyes, Lifted or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (Saddle Creek)

3. MC Paul Barman, Paullelujah! (Coup d'Etat)

4. The Roots, Phrenology (MCA)

5. Rhett Miller, The Instigator (Elektra)

6. Desaparecidos, Read Music/ Speak Spanish (Saddle Creek)

7. Ben Kweller, Sha Sha (ATO)

8. Eminem, The Eminem Show (Interscope)

9. The Streets, Original Pirate Material (Vice)

10. Solomon Burke, Don't Give Up on Me (Fat Possum)

Music Strung

DAVID LYNCH

1. The Land Where the Blues Began (Rounder)

2. Mali Music (Astralwerks)

3. Joseph Arthur, Redemption's Son (Real World)

4. Misty in Roots, Roots Controller (Real World)

5. Rush, Vapor Trails (Atlantic)

6. Sinéad O'Connor, Sean-Nós Nua (Vanguard)

7. Tony Bennett & k.d. lang, A Wonderful World (RPM)

8. Joey Ramone, Don't Worry About Me (Sanctuary)

9. Peter Gabriel, Up (Geffen)

10. The Cancer Conspiracy, The Audio Medium (Big Wheel Recreation)

Music Strung

MARGARET MOSER

1. Jim Lauderdale & Ralph Stanley, Lost in the Lonesome Pines (Dualtone)

2. Caitlin Cary, While You Weren't Looking (Yep Roc)

3. Marianne Faithfull, Kissin' Time (Virgin)

4. Sinéad O'Connor, Sean-Nós Nua (Vanguard)

5. Jim Lauderdale, The Hummingbirds (Dualtone)

6. Chris Isaak, Always Got Tonight (Reprise)

7. Van Morrison, Down the Road (Universal)

8. Tom Waits, Blood Money (Epitaph)

9. Shemekia Copeland, Talking to Strangers (Alligator)

10. The Chieftains, Down the Old Plank Road: the Nashville Sessions (RCA)

Music Strung

JERRY RENSHAW

1. Drive-By Truckers, Southern Rock Opera (Lost Highway)

2. Bottle Rockets, Songs of Sahm (Bloodshot)

3. Black Keys, The Big Come-Up (Alive)

4. Los Straitjackets, Sing Along With Los Straitjackets (YepRoc)

5. The Forty-Fives, Fight Dirty (Yep Roc)

6. The Waco Brothers, New Deal (Bloodshot)

7. The D4, 6Twenty (Flying Nun)

8. Radio Birdman, The Essential Radio Birdman, 1974-1978 (Sub Pop)

9. Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys, Your Favorite Fool (Bloodshot)

10. Porter Hall, TN, Welcome to Porter Hall Tennessee (Slewfoot)

Music Strung

JAY TRACHTENBERG

1. Brad Mehldau, Largo (Warner Bros.)

2. Charles Lloyd, Lift Every Voice (ECM)

3. Ben Allison, Peace Pipe (Palmetto)

4. Omar Sosa, Sentir (Otá)

5. Radio Zumbido, Los Ultimos Dias del AM (Palm)

6. Dave Douglas, The Infinite (RCA)

7. Norah Jones, Come Away With Me (Blue Note)

8. Misty in Roots, Roots Controller (Real World)

9. Matthew Shipp, Nu Bop (Thirsty Ear)

10. Morcheeba, Charango (Reprise)

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