PoOPlists 2006

Matt Nerney Poop 06

Cultural Learnings of Music Geek for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of America Hey! Now 2006, what a year … The world is still going to hell in a handbasket, but Americans finally woke up from their collective coma to try and straighten out our own freakish mess of a government. It may actually be too late for any kind of real salvation but, as always, I’ll try to find some salve in the mysterious, narcotic delirium of music. It also…


Mike Miller Poop 06

Buy new or used through Amazon m. ward – post war   Buy new or used through Amazon charlotte gainsbourgh – 5:55   Buy new or used through Amazon holden – chevrotine   Buy new or used through Amazon neko case – fox confessor brings the flood   Buy new or used through Amazon root 70 – heaps dub   Buy new or used through Amazon jenny lewis & the watson twins – rabbit fur coat   Buy new or…


John Lefsky Poop 06

Dancing gets me into trouble. I was dancing after my youth and my body showed me what for. Then, that love thang, that illusion created by a lifetime of Raspberries and Badfinger songs, did another kind of dance. Oh, that’s precious. Start over. Hey what a great fucking year. The war is going well, love was in the air, I lost weight and my hair grew back. Oh, and the music, ..honestly, every year is great. Push on. You know,…



Mike Jurkovic Poop 06

No collision with a logging truck was gonna keep me from my PoOpy duty. Em, our music makes us heal. Buy new or used through Amazon Bruce Springsteen & The Seeger Sessions Band – We Shall Overcome (American Land Edition) Not the best disc of the year (see next entry) but definitely the most honest. Maybe the most honest disc ever.   Buy new or used through Amazon Bob Dylan – Modern Times Does anyone really care to argue this…


Michael Hodgkiss Poop 06

    Buy new or used through Amazon #l – BOB DYLAN- MODERN TIMES What a great title. This youngster is being touted as the new Woody.     Buy new or used through Amazon #2 – ORNETTE COLEMAN – SOUND GRAMMAR First new album in ten years and live in 20. Recording with the best band he has had, this is truly a delight, even for the uninitiated.     Buy new or used through Amazon #3 – ROSEANNE…


Kevin Hodgkiss Poop 06

    Buy new or used through Amazon 1. MODERN TIMES – Bob Dylan An older gent with young ideas.     Buy new or used through Amazon 2. ONCE AGAIN – John Legend A young man with old ideas. With a voice that haunts Jeff Buckley and a soul that pulls from Marvin Gaye, someday we may agree that he was correctly named. Gorgeous. Sam Cooke, are you listening?     Torrent? 3. AMERICAN EDIT – Dean Gray It’s…


Jim Finnigan Poop 06

The first word in ‘listen’ is LIST – Paul Morley TOP 10 RECORDINGS – PLUS RUNNERS-UP if you read the details Buy new or used through Amazon 1. Little Axe Stone Cold Ohio Tighter, more song-oriented, rootsier than previous Little Axe things, this was my favorite On-U release in years   Buy from the Band 2. Youngblood Brass Band Live. Places Brass powerhouse, much improved from their debut. Their studio followup, Is That a Riot? (#13) is worth investigating too,…


Kevin Falahee Poop 06

Records 25) Destroyer-Rubies 24) Yo La Tengo– I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass 23) TV on the Radio– Return to Cookie Mountain 22) Liars- Drum’s Not Dead 21) Graham Coxon– Love Travels at Illegal Speeds 20) Silversun Pickups– Carnavas 19) Pink Mountaintops- Axis of Evol 18) Sonic Youth– Rather Ripped 17) The Thermals– The Body, The Blood, The Machine 16) Band of Horses– Everything All The Time 15) Robert Pollard– Normal Happiness 14) Califone-Roots…


Don Cohen Poop 06

Top 11   Buy new or used through Amazon 1. Alexi Murdoch: Time Without Consequence   Buy new or used through Amazon 2. Alejandro Escovedo: The Boxing Mirror   Buy new or used through Amazon 3. Ray Davies: Other People’s Lives   Buy new or used through Amazon 4. Bob Dylan: Modern Times   Buy new or used through Amazon 5. James Hunter: People Gonna Talk   Buy new or used through Amazon 6. The Long Winters: Putting the Days…