Texas Top 10s

Greg Beets

Texas Top 10s

1) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

2) Lomita, Downtown Mystic (Indierect)

3) Mandible, (Here Comes the) Mandible (Almost There)

4) The Octopus Project, Hello, Avalanche (Peek-a-Boo)

5) Good Times Crisis Band, Select a Gather Point (Australian Cattle God)

6) Dale Watson, From the Cradle to the Grave (Hyena)

7) Krum Bums, As the Tide Turns (TKO)

8) The Summer Wardrobe (Rainbow Quartz)

9) Zookeeper, Becoming All Things (Belle City Pop!)

10) Future Clouds & Radar (The Star Apple Kingdom)


Jim Caligiuri

Texas Top 10s

1) Bukka Allen, Confidante (Screen Door Music)

2) Brownout, Homenaje (Freestyle)

3) Johnny Bush, Kashmere Gardens Mud (Icehouse Music)

4) Ana Egge, Lazy Days (Grace/Parkinsong)

5) Eliza Gilkyson, Your Town Tonight (Red House)

6) Elana James (Snarf)

7) Billy Joe Shaver, Everybody's Brother (Compadre)

8) Roger Wallace, It's About Time (Natchez Street)

9) Patricia Vonne, Firebird (Bandolera)

10) Kelly Willis, Translated From Love (Rykodisc)


Thomas Fawcett

Texas Top 10s

1) Brownout, Homenaje (Freestyle)

2) Devin the Dude, Waitin' to Inhale (Rap-a-Lot)

3) UGK, Underground Kingz (Jive/Zomba)

4) Ruthie Foster, The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster (Blue Corn)

5) Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan, On the Jimmy Reed Highway (Ruf)

6) Patty Griffin, Children Running Through (ATO)

7) Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears

8) Scarface, Made (Asylum/Rap-a-Lot)

9) The Projeckt, Strictly Confidential (Armageddon)

10) Penname, A Tale of Two Midis


Doug Freeman

Texas Top 10s

1) Okkervil River, The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)

2) Bill Callahan, Woke on a Whaleheart (Drag City)

3) St. Vincent, Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)

4) Peel (Peek-a-Boo)

5) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

6) Leatherbag, Nowhere Left to Run (Superpop)

7) The Octopus Project, Hello, Avalanche (Peek-a-Boo)

8) Dale Watson, From the Cradle to the Grave (Hyena)

9) Voxtrot (Playlouder)

10) The Gourds, Noble Creatures (Yep Roc)


Melanie Haupt

Texas Top 10s

1) Okkervil River, The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)

2) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

3) Centro-matic, Operation Motorcide (Houston Party)

4) The Octopus Project, Hello, Avalanche (Peek-a-Boo)

5) The Polyphonic Spree, The Fragile Army (TVT)

6) St. Vincent, Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)

7) Iron & Wine, The Shepherd's Dog (Sub Pop)

8) Matt the Electrician, One Thing Right

9) Patty Griffin, Children Running Through (ATO)

10) Masonic, Things I Am Guilty Of


Andy Langer

Texas Top 10s

1) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

2) Patty Griffin, Children Running Through (ATO)

3) Okkervil River, The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)

4) Kelly Willis, Translated From Love (Rykodisc)

5) Bruce Robison, It Came From San Antonio (Premium)

6) Li'l Cap'n Travis, Twilight on Sometimes Island (Glurp)

7) Zykos, Keep It Light (Cult Hero)

8) Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan, On the Jimmy Reed Highway (Ruf)

9) Voxtrot (Playlouder)

10) White Denim, Let's Talk About It


David Lynch

Texas Top 10s

1) The Sangeet Millennium Ensemble featuring Amelia Maciszewski, Shimmering (Sangeet Millennium)

2) Golden Arm Trio, The Tick-Tock Club (Shamrock)

3) Rajamani, Forty Days/Forty Nights

4) Dysfunkshun Junkshun, Suga-Water-Purple-Groove-a-Listic (Bad Fun)

5) The Octopus Project, Hello, Avalanche (Peek-a-Boo)

6) Poor Man's Fortune, In Good Time

7) Guy Forsyth, Unrepentant Schizophrenic Americana (Small and Nimble)

8) Mundi, The Book & the Flower (International Rain)

9) Jimmy LaFave, Cimarron Manifesto (Red House)

10) Mr. Brown, Boderation (Coinhead)


Margaret Moser

Texas Top 10s

1) 54 Seconds, Postcards From California

2) Doyle Bramhall, Is It News (Yep Roc)

3) Omar Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan, On the Jimmy Reed Highway (Ruf)

4) The Monstas, Meet the Monstas

5) Spencer Thomas, Voodoo Dream

6) Bob Spalding, The 5th Venture

7) Larry Lange & the Lonely Knights, Crazy Crazy Baby

8) The Gourds, Noble Creatures (Yep Roc)

9) Nakia, Playing the Cards

10) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)


Darcie Stevens

Texas Top 10s

1) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

2) St. Vincent, Marry Me (Beggars Banquet)

3) The Octopus Project, Hello, Avalanche (Peek-a-Boo)

4) Voxtrot (Playlouder)

5) Explosions in the Sky, All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (Temporary Residence)

6) Dale Watson, From the Cradle to the Grave (Hyena)

7) Brazos, A City Just as Tall (Autobus)

8) Okkervil River, The Stage Names (Jagjaguwar)

9) Bill Callahan, Woke on a Whaleheart (Drag City)

10) The Golden Boys, Whiskey Flower (Emperor Jones)


Jay Trachtenberg

Texas Top 10s

1) Blaze, Night Sangin' (Butter Vat)

2) Doyle Bramhall, Is It News (Yep Roc)

3) Omar Kent Dykes & Jimmie Vaughan, On the Jimmy Reed Highway (Ruf)

4) Ruthie Foster, The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster (Blue Corn)

5) Golden Arm Trio, The Tick-Tock Club (Shamrock)

6) Patty Griffin, Children Running Through (ATO)

7) Iron & Wine, The Shepherd's Dog (Sub Pop)

8) Jimmy LaFave, Cimarron Manifesto (Red House)

9) Rajamani, Forty Days/Forty Nights

10) Spoon, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

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