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Wednesday, December 13, 2006


Here's NYCD Blog reader Kevbry's TOP 10 of 2006!

1) Long Winters – Putting the Days to Bed
2) Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium
3) Snow Patrol – Eyes Open
4) Bonnie “Prince” Billy – The Letting Go
5) The Hold Steady – Boys and Girls in America
6) PJ Harvey – BBC Sessions
7) Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
8) Sparklehorse – Dreamt for Light Years…
9) Sufjan Stevens – The Avalanche
10) The Zutons – Tired of Hanging Around

And here's Jay B.'s TOP 10, along with commentary.

10. Cuff the Duke – A gentleman from Vancouver told me to buy it and
then told me to eat Salmon Benedict! Win Win!

9. Belle and Sebastian – The Life Pursuit. They pissed me off in
college, but this album ain’t their typical twee college try.

8. Yo La Tengo – I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass. A
fine, fine album from the band who rescued Hanukkah and VU style jams
for all the world to hear.

7. Benevento-Russo Duo. – Play Pause Stop. Superb soundscapes from two
awesome musicians.

6. Donald Fagen – Morph the Cat. Terrific. Just as Lou Reed’s New
York painted the vivid images of late 80s city in crisis, Donald
Fagen’s third part in a trilogy is beautiful and haunting. Too bad,
the last Steely Dan album sucked!

5. The Essex Green – Cannibal Sea. You guys recommended this album and
I’ve never looked back.

4. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood. The Country and Pop
chanteuse brings the goods.

3. Eccentric Soul – The Big Mack Label. Some of the best Soul you’ve
never heard.

2. Wilco – Kicking Television. I made a New Years resolution to stop
listening to live tracks, unless I was at the show. But this is one
hell of a live band and one hell of a live album.

1. Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint – The River in Reverse. So good, so
good. And their show in Oakland was the best show I saw all year

Don't forget, all these CDs can be ordered from us, so email or call us at (212) 244-3460! What better way to show your loved ones that you care this holiday season than to buy them some kickass music?


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