Thursday, December 07, 2006

Permanent Records - Best of 2006

Marjorie of Permanent Records, my favorite record store, has shared with me some of her favorites of 2006. Just like last year, her choices are much different than mine.

Favorites of 2006... so far…
Belle & Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
Cat Power - The Greatest
Chad Vangaalen - Skelliconnection
CSS - Cansei de ser Sexy
Destroyer - Rubies
Field Music - ST
Jim Noir - Tower of Love
Kelley Stoltz - Below the Branches
M Ward - Post-War
Mission of Burma - The Obliterati
Page France - Hello Dear Wind
Pink Mountaintops - Axis of Evol
Richard Buckner - Meadow
Robert Pollard - From A Compound Eye
Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You….
Love is All -Nine Times That Same Song
The Knife - Silent Shout
Josef K - Entomology

Runners Up
Beck - Information
Built To Spill - You in Reverse
Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out of This Country
Dirty on Purpose - Hallelujah Sirens
Essex Green - Cannibal Sea
Evens - Get Evens
Juana Molina - Son
Loose Fur - Born Again in the USA
Midlake - Trials of Van Occupanther
Psapp - The Only Thing I Ever Wanted
Rogers Sisters - The Invisible Deck
Scritti Politti - White Bread Black Beer
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Broom
Vert - Some Beans & an Octopus
William Elliott Whitmore - Song of the Blackbird
Wooden Wand - Second Attention

Delta 5 - Singles & Sessions 1979 - 1981
VA - Jamaica to Toronto Soul Funk & Reggae 1967-1974
Sitar Beat! - Indian Style Heavy Funk Vol 1

Judee Sill - Dreams Come True
Karen Dalton - In My Own Time
Marconi Notaro - No Sub Reino Dos Metazoarios

Songs of the Year
"Roscoe" Midlake
"Ever Thought of Coming Back" Kelley Stoltz
"Don't Know Why (You Stay)" Essex Green
"Velocity" Vert

New Discovery: (Thank you, Kerry Hinton)
John Cunningham - Happy-Go-Unlucky (2002)

Short Bus

Most Ambitious (doesn't quite cut it)
Roger Joesph Manning Jr - Land of Pure Imagination


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