Top 10s

Top 10s

Top 10 Local

1) Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Scandalous (Lost Highway)

2) Sarah Jarosz, Follow Me Down (Sugar Hill)

3) White Denim, D (Downtown)

4) The Gourds, Old Mad Joy (Vanguard)

5) ... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Tao of the Dead (Superball)

6/7) Graham Reynolds, The Difference Engine (Innova)/Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio, Duke! Three Portraits of Ellington (Innova)

8) Charanga Cakewalk, El Brown Recluse (Cosmica)

9) Robert Earl Keen, Ready for Confetti (Lost Highway)

10) Speak, I Believe in Everything (Modern Art/Playing in Traffic)

Top 10 Local, Part 2 (Alternate Take)

Top 10s

1) Bob Schneider, A Perfect Day (Kirtland)

2) Hayes Carll, KMAG YOYO (& Other American Stories) (Lost Highway)

3) Explosions in the Sky, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care (Temporary Residence)

4) Centro-matic, Candidate Waltz (Undertow)

5) Bill Callahan, Apocalypse (Drag City)

6) Wild Child, Pillow Talk (Major Nation)

7) The Strange Boys, Live Music (Rough Trade)

8) Dale Watson & the Texas Two, The Sun Sessions (Red House)

9) Marcia Ball, Roadside Attractions (Alligator)

10) Quiet Company, We Are All Where We Belong

10 Local Albums You Missed

Top 10s

1) Black Red Black, Black Red Black

2) Eddy Hobizal, Kinetic (Red Sky)

3) Cornell Dupree, I'm Alright (Dialtone)

4) Amplified Heat, On the Hunt (Gonzolandia)

5) Krum Bums, Cut the Noose (People Like You)

6) Michael Fracasso, Saint Monday (Little Fuji)

7) Lisa Schneider, Milkwood Thistle Promenade

8) Sons of Fathers, Sons of Fathers (Blanco River)

9) Leslie Sisson, Harmony

10) Planets, Planets

Top 10 If Not Vinyl Only, Then Vinyl Mostly (Local, Mostly)

Top 10s

1) Mind Spiders, Mind Spiders (Dirtnap)

2) Elvis, Crime of the Scene (Sundae)

3) Flesh Lights, Muscle Pop (Twistworthy)

4/5) White Denim, Takes Place in Your Work Space (Downtown)/Live at Third Man (Third Man)

6) The Tiny Adventures, Wild-Eyed in the Hinterlands

7) Quin Galavis, Should Have Known You (Thread Pull)

8) El Gusano, Fantasia del Barrio (Heavy Light)

9) Blaze Foley, Clay Pigeons (Secret Seven)

10) Casual Victim Pile II (12XU)

Top 10 National

Top 10s

1) Adele, 21 (XL)

2) Tom Waits, Bad as Me (Anti-)

3) Wilco, The Whole Love (dBpm)

4) Paul Simon, So Beautiful or So What (Hear Music/Concord)

5) Sidi Touré, Sahel Folk (Thrill Jockey)

6) Feist, Metals (Cherrytree/Interscope)

7) Dum Dum Girls, Only in Dreams (Sub Pop)

8) Kurt Vile, Smoke Ring for My Halo (Matador)

9) Charles Bradley, No Time for Dreaming (Daptone)

10) Tennis, Cape Dory (Fat Possum)

Top 10 Metal

Top 10s

1) Ravencult, Morbid Blood (Hells Headbangers)

2) Decapitated, Carnival Is Forever (Nuclear Blast)

3) Death, Human Deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition (Relapse)

4) Electric Wizard, Black Masses (Metal Blade/Rise Above)

5) Ghost, Opus Eponymous (Metal Blade/Rise Above)

6) Skeletonwitch, Forever Abomination (Prosthetic)

7) Autopsy, Macabre Eternal (Peaceville)

8) Mastodon, The Hunter (Warner Bros.)

9) Tombs, Path of Totality (Relapse)

10) Absu, Abzu (Candlelight)

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