National Top 10s

National Top 10s of 2006

Greg Beets

National Top 10s

1) Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere (Downtown)

2) Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury (Jive)

3) Kashmere Stage Band, Texas Thunder Soul 1968-1974 (Now Again)

4) Figurines, Skeleton (Control Group/TCG)

5) Plasticland, Make Yourself a Happening Machine: A Collection (Rykodisc)

6) New York Dolls, One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This (Roadrunner)

7) Irving, Death in the Garden, Blood on the Flowers (Eenie Meenie)

8) Ronnie Lane, Just for a Moment (Lane Signature Sounds)

9) The Coup, Pick a Bigger Weapon (Epitaph)

10) The Black Keys, Magic Potion (Nonesuch)

Jim Caligiuri

National Top 10s

1) T Bone Burnett, The True False Identity (DMZ/Columbia)

2) Neko Case, Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti-)

3) Rosanne Cash, Black Cadillac (Capitol)

4) Dixie Chicks, Taking the Long Way (Sony)

5) Hacienda Brothers, What's Wrong With Right (Proper American)

6) James Hunter, People Gonna Talk (Rounder)

7) Kris Kristofferson, This Old Road (New West)

8) Jim Lauderdale, Bluegrass (Yep Roc)

9) Los Lobos, The Town and the City (Hollywood)

10) Bruce Springsteen, We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions (Columbia)

Robert Gabriel

National Top 10s

1) T.I., King (Atlantic)

2) J Dilla, Donuts (Stones Throw)

3) Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury (Jive)

4) San Quinn, The Rock: Pressure Makes Diamonds (Done Deal)

5) Anthony Hamilton, Ain't Nobody Worryin' (Arista)

6) The Coup, Pick a Bigger Weapon (Epitaph)

7) Vybz Kartel, J.M.T. (Greensleeves)

8) Snoop Dogg, The Blue Carpet Treatment (Geffen)

9) Juvenile, Reality Check (Atlantic)

10) Slumplordz, Sweeps in Sav City (QP)

Melanie Haupt

National Top 10s

1) Neko Case, Fox Confessor Brings the Flood (Anti-)

2) The Decemberists, The Crane Wife (Capitol)

3) The Long Winters, Putting the Days to Bed (Barsuk)

4) Danielson, Ships (Sounds Familyre/Secretly Canadian)

5) Sparklehorse, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain (Astralwerks)

6) Rogue Wave, Descended Like Vultures (Sub Pop)

7) Tapes 'n Tapes, The Loon (XL)

8) Josh Ritter, The Animal Years (V2)

9) Belle & Sebastian, The Life Pursuit (Beggars/Matador)

10) The Essex Green, Cannibal Sea (Merge)

Andy Langer

National Top 10s

1) The Hold Steady, Boys and Girls in America (Vagrant)

2) Cold War Kids, Robbers & Cowards (Downtown)

3) John Mayer, Continuum (Columbia)

4) Dixie Chicks, Taking the Long Way (Sony)

5) Arctic Monkeys, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (Domino)

6) The New Orleans Social Club, Sing Me Back Home (Burgundy)

7) Matthew Ryan, From a Late Night High Rise (Plastic Violin)

8) The Raconteurs, Broken Boy Soldiers (V2)

9) Ghostface Killah, Fishscale (Def Jam)

10) Ray LaMontagne, Till the Sun Turns Black (RCA)

David Lynch

National Top 10s

1) Mustafa Özkent ve Orkestrasi, Genclik Ile Elele (Finders Keepers/B-Music)

2) Keith Jarrett, The Carnegie Hall Concert (ECM)

3) Tom Zé, Estudando o Pagode (Luaka Bop)

4) Charles Lloyd, Sangam (ECM)

5) Cheikh Lô, Lamp Fall (World Circuit)

6) Anouar Brahem, Le Voyage de Sahar (ECM)

7) Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Tree of Patience (White Swan)

8) The Coup, Pick a Bigger Weapon (Epitaph)

9) The Knife, Silent Shout (Mute)

10) Michael Brook, RockPaperScissors (Canadian Rational/big Helium)

Margaret Moser

National Top 10s

1) Jerry Lee Lewis, Last Man Standing (Artists First)

2) Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere (Downtown)

3) Jerry Cole, Hot Rod Twangin' (Ace)

4) Loreena McKennitt, An Ancient Muse (Quinlan Road)

5) Jim Lauderdale, Country Super Hits, Vol. 1 (Yep Roc)

6) Tom Waits, Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards (Anti-)

7) Rosanne Cash, Black Cadillac (Capitol)

8) Spearhead, Yell Fire! (Anti-)

9) Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint, The River in Reverse (Verve)

10) Yusuf, An Other Cup (Atlantic)

Austin Powell

National Top 10s

1) Boris, Pink (Southern Lord)

2) TV on the Radio, Return to Cookie Mountain (Interscope)

3) Band of Horses, Everything All of the Time (Sub Pop)

4) Liars, Drum's Not Dead (Mute)

5) Comets on Fire, Avatar (Sub Pop)

5) Six Organs of Admittance, The Sun Awakens (Drag City)

7) Wooden Wand and the Vanishing Voice, Gipsy Freedom (5RC)

8) Red Sparowes, Every Red Heart Shines Toward the Red Sun (Neurot)

9) Johnny Cash, American V: A Hundred Highways (Lost Highway/American)

10) Spank Rock, YoYoYoYoYo (Big Dada)

Darcie Stevens

National Top 10s

1) Grizzly Bear, Yellow House (Warp)

2) Phoenix, It's Never Been Like That (Astralwerks)

3) The Knife, Silent Shout (Mute)

4) Thom Yorke, The Eraser (XL)

5) Jolie Holland, Springtime Can Kill You (Anti-)

6) Beirut, Gulag Orkestar (Ba Da Bing!)

7) Heartless Bastards, All This Time (Fat Possum)

8) Cat Power, The Greatest (Matador)

9) Tom Petty, Highway Companion (American)

10) TV on the Radio, Return to Cookie Mountain (Interscope)

Jay Trachtenberg

National Top 10s

1) T Bone Burnett, The True False Identity (DMA/Columbia)

2) Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar (Sound Grammar)

3) Ray Davies, Other People's Lives (V2)

4) Bill Frisell, Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian (Nonesuch)

5) James Hunter, People Gonna Talk (Rounder)

6) Roy Nathanson, Sotto Voce (Aum Fidelity)

7) Corinne Bailey Rae (EMI)

8) Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Living Like a Refugee (Anti-)

9) Ska Cubano, Ay Caramba! (Cumbancha)

10) Irma Thomas, After the Rain (Rounder)

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