2006 Albums Ranked By Rating



Morrissey, Ringleader of the Tormentors
Cold War Kids, Up in Rags [EP]


Be Your Own Pet, Be Your Own Pet
TV on the Radio, Return to Cookie Mountain
Scott Walker, The Drift
Bob Dylan, Modern Times
Junior Boys, So This Is Goodbye
Matmos, The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast
Jarvis Cocker, Jarvis
Ornette Coleman, Sound Grammar
Phoenix, It's Never Been Like That
Brand New, The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me


Fujiya & Miyagi, Transparent Things
M. Ward, Post-War
Caetano Veloso,
Outkast, Idlewild
P.O.S., Audition
I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness, Fear Is On Our Side
The Long Blondes, Someone to Drive You Home
We Are Scientists, Crap Attack
Beirut, Gulag Orkestar
Spank Rock, YoYoYoYoYo
Thom Yorke, The Eraser
Klaxons, Xan Valleys [EP]


Nellie McKay, Pretty Little Head
Arctic Monkeys, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Cansei de Ser Sexy, Cansei de Ser Sexy
Camera Obscura, Letís Get Out of This Country
The Roots, Game Theory
Ambulance LTD, New English EP
French Kicks, Two Thousand
Comets on Fire, Avatar
Oxford Collapse, Remember the Night Parties
The Veils, Nux Vomica
DangerDoom, Occult Hymn [EP]
The Blood Brothers, Young Machetes
Max Richter, Songs From Before
Jay Reatard, Blood Visions
The Pink Spiders, Teenage Graffiti


Cornelius, Sensuous
Jůhann Jůhannsson, IBM 1401, A User's Manual
Sunn O))) and Boris, Altar
The Hold Steady, Boys and Girls in America
Destroyer, Destroyer's Rubies
120 Days, 120 Days
The Black Angels, Passover
Beck, The Information
Voxtrot, Mothers, Sisters, Daughters & Wives [EP]
The Knife, Silent Shout
Sonic Youth, Rather Ripped


Ghostface Killah, Fishscale
Herbert, Scale
Slayer, Christ Illusion
The Twilight Singers, Powder Burns
Cat Power, The Greatest
Drudkh, Blood in Our Wells
The Strokes, First Impressions of Earth
Figurines, Skeleton
Mastodon, Blood Mountain
Matt and Kim, Matt and Kim
Marit Larsen, Under the Surface
The Futureheads, News and Tributes
Charlotte Gainsbourg, 5:55
Cold War Kids, With Our Wallets Full [EP]
Mates of State, Bring It Back
Islands, Return to the Sea


The Rapture, Pieces of the People We Love
Annuals, Be He Me
Beth Orton, Comfort of Strangers
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Show Your Bones
Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
Band of Horses, Everything All the Time
Final Fantasy, He Poos Clouds
OOIOO, Taiga
The Walkmen, A Hundred Miles Off
Built to Spill, You in Reverse
The Killers, Sam's Town
Isis, In the Absence of Truth
Matson Jones, The Albatross Mates for Life... [EP]


The Flaming Lips, At War with the Mystics
Mogwai, Mr. Beast
Snow Patrol, Eyes Open
Dirty Pretty Things, Waterloo to Anywhere
Eagles of Death Metal, Death by Sexy
Basement Jaxx, Crazy Itch Radio
Gotan Project, LunŠtico
Pretty Girls Make Graves, …lan Vital


DJ Shadow, The Outsider
The Twilight Singers, A Stitch in Time [EP]
The Streets, The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living
Calexico, Garden Ruin
Belle and Sebastian, The Life Pursuit
The Raconteurs, Broken Boy Soldiers
Haley Bonar, Lure the Fox
The Concretes, In Colour
Liars, Drum's Not Dead
Tool, 10,000 Days
That Fucking Tank, The Day of Death by Bono Adrenalin Shock


The Frank and Walters, A Renewed Interest in Happiness
Frog Eyes, The Future Is Inter-Disciplinary or Not at All [EP]
Stereolab, Fab Four Suture
Scritti Politti, White Bread, Black Beer


Muse, Black Holes and Revelations
The Decemberists, The Crane Wife
Damone, Out Here All Night