2009 Favorite Albums

 

1. Joe Henry - Blood from Stars

2. The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love

3. St. Vincent - Actor

4. Doves - Kingdom of Rust

5. Dave Perkins - Pistol City Holiness

6. As Tall As Lions - You Can't Take It With You

7. Ramona Falls - Intuit

8. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

9. AC Newman – Get Guilty

10. U2 - No Line on the Horizon

 

2008 Favorite Albums

 

1. TV on the Radio - Dear Science

2. Sloan - Parallel Play

3. The 77s - Holy Ghost Building

4. Fleshtones - Take a Good Look

5. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

6. Destroyer - Trouble in Dreams

7. Devotchka - A Mad and Truthful Telling

8. Marco Benevento - Invisible Baby

9. Calexico - Carried to Dust

10. School of Seven Bells – Alpinisms

 

2007 Favorite Albums

 

1. Sloan - Never Hear the End of It

2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible

3. Andrew Bird – Armchair Apocrypha

4. Spoon - Ga ga ga ga ga

5. New Pornographers – Challengers

6. Future Clouds and Radar – Future Clouds and Radar

7. Apples in Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder

8. Los Campanesios - Sticking Fingers into Sockets

9. Beirut - The Flying Club Cup

10. Swirling Eddies - The Midget, the Speck, and the Molecule

 

2006 Favorite Albums

 

1. The Decemberists – The Crane Wife

2. Sparks – Hello Young Lovers

3. Mutemath - Mutemath

4. The Lost Dogs – The Lost Cabin and the Mystery Trees

5. As Tall As Lions – As Tall As Lions

6. Gnarls Barkley – St Elsewhere

7. Robert Randolph and the Family Band – Colorblind

8. My Brightest Diamond – Bring Me the Workhorse

9. The Violet Burning – Drop Dead

10. Elvis Costello/Allen Touisssant – The River in Reverse

 

2005 Favorite Albums

 

1. Sufjan Stevens – Illinoise

2. My Morning Jacket – Z

3. The New Pomographers – Twin Cinema

4. Andrew Bird – The Mysterious Production of Eggs

5. The Choir – Oh How the  Mighty Have Fallen

6. Doves – Some Cities

7. The Decemberists - Picaresque

8. John Vanderslice – Pixel Revolt

9. Gogol Bordello – Gypsy Punks

10. Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene

 

 2004 Favorite Albums

 

1. Arcade Fire – Funeral

2. AC Newman – The Slow Wonder

3. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Abattoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus

4. Devotchka – How it Ends

5. Marillion - Marbles

6. U2 – How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

7. Rasputina – Frustration Plantation

8. Hem - Eveningland

9. John Vanderslice – Cellar Door

10. The Lost Dogs - Mutt

 

2003 Favorite Albums

 

1. Over the Rhine – Ohio

2. Joe Henry – Tiny Voices

3. Sloan – Action Pact

4. The New Pomographers – Electric Version

5. Calexico – Feast of Wire

6. My Morning Jacket – It Still Moves

7. Rufus Wainwright – Want One 


8. Robert Randolph and the Family Band - Unclassified

9. DevotchkaUna Volta

10. Dream Theater – Train of Thought

 

2002 Favorite Albums

 

1. Undercover – I Rose Falling

2. Midnight Oil – Capricornia

3. Sparks – Lil Beethoven

4. Doves – The Last Broadcast

5. Spoon – Kill the Moonlight

6. Elvis Costello - When I Was Cruel

7. Ben Folds – Rocking the Suburbs

8. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

9. Rush – Vapor Trails

10. Wondermints – Mind if We Make Love to You

 

2001 Favorite Albums

 

1. Daniel Amos - Mr BuechnerÕs Dream

2. MarillionAnoraknophobia

3. Ben Folds – Rocking the Suburbs

4. Vigilantes of Love - Summershine

5. Over the Rhine - Films for Radio

6. Russellville – Songs for You to Like

7. The Lost Dogs – Real Men Cry

8. Andrew Bird – The Swimming Hour

9. Marillion - Anoraknophobia

10. My Morning Jacket – At Dawn

 

 

2000 Favorite Albums

 

1. Cush – Cush

2. GoldFrapp – Felt Mountain

3. U2 – All You CanÕt Leave Behind

4. Vigilantes of Love – Audible Sigh

5. Radiohead – Kid A

6. Jonathan Rundman – Sound Theology

7. Jacobstone – Glass Top Ships

8. The Choir – Flap Your Wings

9. Terry Taylor – Avacado Faultline

10. The New Pornographers – Mass Romantic