Tuesday, December 19, 2006

My favorite songs of 2006

By request from the anonymous commenter on the albums list, here is a very rough list of my favorite songs of the year. I tried not to include more than one song by any one artist although I had to in some cases. I highly recommend all of these for download!

28 Animal Collective - Tikwid
27 Bardo Pond - Destroying Angel
26 Excepter - Second Chances
25 Fiery Furnaces - Benton Harbor Blues
24 Magik Markers - Infinite Regress
23 Danielson - Did I Step on your Trumpet?
22 Growing - Fancy Period
21 White Magic - What I see
20 Axolotl - Uroburos
19 Wolf Eyes - The Driller
18 Skygreen Leopards - Marching Band
17 Six organs of Admittance - River of Transfiguration
16 Black Dice - Gore
15 Wooden Wand and the Vanishing Voice - Dead End Days with Caesar
14 Birchville Cat Motel - 55000 Flowers for the Hero
13 Wooden Wand and the Sky High Band - Crucifixion, pt. II
12 Om - At Giza
11 Liars - Drum gets a Glimpse
10 James Blackshaw - Transient Life in Twilight
9 Magic Lantern - At the Mountains of Madness
8 Sunn0))) & Boris - The Sinking Belle (Blue Sheep)
7 Excepter - If I were You
6 Vetiver - Down at El Rio
5 Liars - The other side of Mt Heart attack
4 Joanna Newsom - Sawdust & Diamonds
3 MV & EE - East Mountain Joint
2 Flying Canyon - At Night When the World Grows Quiet
1 Magic Lantern - Chance Encounter


Anonymous said...

Thanks! This is easier to download than all of the albums. . .great taste in music

phil said...

wow! killer list. can't wait til 4 days then we can really geek out on music, get tha sandwiches ready

phil said...

okay, my list is up now over at bashes

Anonymous said...

I picked up Flying Canyon, Liars and Vetiver and I can see why they're at the top of your list. I'll probably pick up some more when I get the cash. . .

"At night when the world grows quiet" is awesome.

John said...

to anonymous:

you know why those songs are so important to me. or why they were important to me, at least. the verse at the end of the Flying Canyon tune is so beautiful, it is rapturous, it is what most of my 2006 felt like for me.

glad you're digging