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DrBeeper’s Faves of 2006

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DrBeeper 2006 CD mixes

Albums
Singles and EP’s
remixes, compilations and endless mixes
compendums and reissues
Live recordings
Too late for review



Album releases


01 Twilight Singers – Powder Burns
02 Islands – Return To The Sea
03 Deadboy & the Elephantmen – We Are Night Sky
04 Neko Case – Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
05 Beck – The Information
06 The Little Killers – A Real Good One
07 Two Gallants – What The Toll Tells
08 The Raconteurs – Broken Boy Soldiers
09 The Minders – It’s A Bright Guilty World
10 Soledad Brothers – The Hardest Walk

11 Flaming Lips – At War With the Mystics
12 Persephone’s Bees – Notes From The Underworld
13 Minus 5 – The Gun Album
14 Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Battle of the Broken Seas
15 Asobi Seksu – Citrus
16 Essex Green – Cannibal Sea
17 King Biscuit Time – Black Gold
18 TV on the Radio – Return to Cookie Mountain
19 The Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
20 Black Keys – Magic Potion
21 The Decemberists – The Crane Wife
22 Eagles of Death Metal – Death by Sexy
23 Gotan Project – Lunatico
24 Howie Gelb – ‘Sno Angel Like You
25 Long Winters, the – Putting The Days To Bed

26 Phoenix – It’s Never Been Like That
27 Solomon Burke – Nashville
28 Screamin’ Eric – Shake It!
29 Starlight Mints – Drowaton
30 Camera Obscura – Let’s Get Out Of This Country
31 The Booby Traps – The Booby Traps
32 Nightmares On Wax – In a Space Outta Sound
33 The Soda Pop Kids – Write Home
34 Cat Power – The Greatest
35 Calexico – Garden Ruin
36 Mates of State – Bring It Back
37 SSM – SSM
38 The Tyde – Three’s Co
39 Danielson – Ships
40 Portastatic – Who Loves The Sun
41 The Album Leaf – Into The Blue Again
42 Johnny Cash – American V _ A Hundred Highways
43 Live – Black Mountain
44 Josh Rouse – Subtitulo
45 Giant Drag – Hearts and Unicorns
46 The Elected – Sun, Sun, Sun
47 Peaches – Impeach My Bush
48 Pink Spiders – Teenage Graffiti
49 Destroyer – Rubies
50 The Bobbyteens – Cruisin’ For A Bruisin’

51 – 75
The Aggrolites – The Aggrolites
Be Your Own Pet – Be Your Own Pet
Bellrays – Have A Little Faith
Built to Spill – You in Reverse
Eef Barzelay – Bitter Honey
Gomez – How We Operate
The Grates – Gravity Won’t Get You High
Hallelujah Chicken Run Band – Take One
Jenny Lewis & the Watson Twins – Rabbit Fur Coat
Ladies – They Mean Us
Lemonheads – Lemonheads
The Living End – State of Emergency
Los Lobos – Town and the City
Marked Men – Fix My Brain
Mountain Goats – Get Lonely
Ms. John Soda – Notes and The Like
Mudhoney – Under a Billion Suns (+bonus cd)
Neurotic Swingers – Sexy & Mysterious
Robert Pollard – From a Compound Eye
Secret Machines – Ten Silver Drops
Sonic Youth – Rather Ripped

The Stills – Without Feathers
The Walkmen – A Hundred Miles Off
The Witnesses – Black Eyes And White Lies
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Show Your Bones

76 – 100
Andre Williams with Diplomats of Solid Sound – Aphrodisiac
As Fast As – Open Letter To The Damned
Audioslave – Revelations

Belle & Sebastian – The Life Pursuit

Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian – Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian
Birdmonster – No Midnight
Bob Dylan – Modern Times
Brazilian Girls – Talk To La Bomb

Daniel Wylie – The High Cost Of Happiness

Film School – Film School

The Futureheads – News & Tributes
Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere
Graham Coxon – Love Travels At Illegal Speeds
Head Like A Kite – Random Portraits Of The Home Movie
Juana Molina – Son

Kelley Stoltz – Below the Branches

Loose Fur – Born Again in the USA

The Milky Ways – The Milky Ways
Mind Controls – Mind Controls
Nelly McKay – Pretty Little Head

The Radio Dept. – Pet Grief
Tom Petty – Highway Companion
Ursula 1000 – Here Comes Tomorrow
Vetiver – To Find Me Gone
Yo La Tengo – I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass

101-151
Adam Green – Jacket Full of Danger

The Adored – A New Language

Angels and Airwaves – We Don’t Need to Whisper
Beth Orton – Comfort of Strangers

Boards of Canada – Trans Canada Highway

Boyracer – A Punch Up The Bracket

Brightblack Morning Light – Brightblack Morning Light

Buckcherry – 15

Comets On Fire – Avatar

The Divine Comedy – Victory For the Comic Muse

Duels – The Bright Lights And What I Should Have

Echo Helstrom – The Veil

Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint – The River in Reverse

Fleeting Joys – Despondent Transponder

Gasoline Heart – You Know Who You Are

Gin Blossoms – Major Lodge Victory

Hawthorne Heights – If Only You Were Lonely

Iliketrains – Progress Reform

In Flight Radio – In Flight Radio

Jack Johnson – Curious George

Jerry Lee Lewis – Last Man Standing
Jhelisa – A Primitive Guide to Being There

Jon Langford – Gold Brick

Josh Ritter – The Animal Years

Keane – Under the Iron Sea

Hotel Lights – Hotel Lights

The Little Willies – The Little Willies

Lovely Feathers – Hind Hind Legs

Matthew Sweet & Suzanna Hoffs – Under The Covers

Muse – Black Holes and Revelations

Pearl Jam – Pearl Jam

Pete Yorn – Nightcrawler

Radio 4 – Enemies Like This

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stadium Arcadium

The Riverboat Gamblers – To the Confusion of My Enemies

Sam Roberts – Chemical City

Scotch Rocks – Scotch Rocks

Seafood – Paper Crown King

Sioux City Pete & the Beggars – Necro Blues

Snow Patrol – Eyes Open

Stardeath and White Dwarfs – Stardeath and White Dwarfs

Stars Of Track And Field – Centuries Before Love And War

Stereolab – Fab Four Suture
Tapes n’ Tapes – The Loop

The Terrible Twos – If You Ever See An Owl

Th’ Legendary ShackShakers – Pandelirium

Tom Verlaine – Around

Tosca – Souvenirs

U.S.Bombs – We Are The Problem

Yo La Tengo – Is Murdering the Classics

151+
Adored – A New Language

Black Heart Procession – The Spell

Blue October – Foiled

Boris – Pink

Captain – This Is Hazelville

Delays, the – You See Colours

ESG – Keep On Moving

Feeling, the – Twelve Stops And Home

Glen Phillips – Mr. Lemons

Holiday Parade – Two Cheers For Tuesday

Hot Chip – The Warning

Idle Sons – Sixteen Seasons

KT Tunstall – Eye to the Telescope

La Rocca – The Truth

Low Skies – All The Love I Could Find

Neil Young – Living With War

Nelly Furtado – Loose

Prince – 3121

Rainer Maria – Catastrophe Keeps Us Together

Sean Lennon – Friendly Fire

Shearwater – Palo Santo

Thom Yorke – The Eraser

The Vines – Vision Valley



singles and EPs

01 The Mooney Suzuki – The Maximum Black EP
02 The Black Keys – Chulahoma EP
03 Arctic Monkeys – Who The Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys EP

04 Colin Meloy – Sings Shirley Collins

05 Flaming Lips, the – The W.A.N.D

Stereolab – Winter 2006 Tour Single

Michael Stipe & Friends – In The Sun EP



remixes, compilations and continuous mixes

01 Kleptones – 24 Hours
02 Alright, This Time Just the Girls, Vol. 2
03 The Sadies – In Concert, Volume 1
04 Putumayo Presents Brazilian Lounge
05 Cafe Lounge – Iced Lemon Tea

Silicon Summer 2006
Thievery Corporation – Versions
DFA Remixes, Chapter 1
Q-Magazine – Best of ‘96 – ‘06
Beastles, the – Let it Beast
Beachles, the – Sgt. Petsound’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
New York Noise Vol. 2



compendums and reissues

01 Matthew Sweet – Girlfriend (Legacy Edition)
02 Brian Eno & David Byrne – My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (remaster)
03 Spencer Dickinson – Spencer Dickinson
04 Massive Attack – Collected



Live recordings

Belle & Sebastian – Gideon Coe, BBC Radio 01-20
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Black Session 242 01-31

Deadboy & the Elephantmen – Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta GA 02-22
Fiery Furnaces – Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta GA 02-22
Robert Pollard – The Independent, SF CA 02-25
The Black Keys – Agora Theater, Cleveland OH 02-25

The Silver Jews – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 03-10
Britt Daniel – SXSW, Austin TX 03-16
Britt Daniel – Swedish American Hall, SF CA 03-29 [matrix]
Rogue Wave – Bimbo’s 365 Club, SF CA 03-30 [matrix]

Calexico – Berlin, Germany – A living room 04-01
Neko Case – 9:30 Club, Washinton DC 04-09

The Flaming Lips – Circus, Stockholm SWE 05-02
Tilly & The Wall – Maria am Ufer, Berlin 05-08
Islands – Neumo’s, Seattle WA 05-10
Twilight Singers – The Paradise, Boston MA 05-29
Beck – Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz CA 05-30

dEUS – Pinkpop 2006, Landgraaf, Holland 06-04-06
The Raconteurs – Amoeba Records, SF CA 06-08
The Mountain Goats – Bottom of the Hill, SF CA 06-13
Calexico – Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz CA 06-15
Juana Molina – Bimbo’s, SF 06-17
Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint – Paramount Theatre, Oakland, CA 06-20
Twilight Singers with Mark Lanegan – KEXP, Seattle WA 06-22
Neko Case – Bimbo’s 365 Club, SF 06-25
Radiohead – “LP7″, North America June 2006

Islands – Accelerator 2006 , Amiralen, Malmˆ, SWE 07-03
Belle & Sebastian – Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood CA 07-06
Asylum Street Spankers – Lafayette Tap Room, Buffalo NY 07-09
Tilly & The Wall – Paradox Theatre, Seattle WA 07-11
Lyle Lovett – Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 07-12
Sonic Youth – Fillmore, SF CA 07-14
dEUS – Piazza Castello, Ferrara, ITA 07-16
Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint – House of Blues, NOLA 07-18
The Long Winters – KEXP, Seattle WA 07-21

The Mountain Goats – KEXP, Seattle WA 08-03
The Raconteurs – KCRW, LA CA 08-03
The Bellrays – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, AUS 08-04
Olivia Tremor Control – Orange Twin, Athens GA 08-05
The Long Winters – Mercury Lounge, NYC 08-08
Lambchop – Grosser Sendesaal des Radiokulturhaus, Vienna 08-08
63 Crayons – Little Kings, Athens GA 08-10
Sleater-Kinney – Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR 08-12 [final show]
Apples In Stereo – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 08-12
Col. Knowledge & the Lickety-Splits – The 40 Watt, Atlanta GA 08-12
Of Montreal – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 08-19
The Mountain Goats – Amoeba Records in-store, SF CA 08-22

TV on the Radio – Live on KCRW 09-22
The Decemberists – Live on KCRW 09-25
M Ward – Live On KCRW 09-28
Frank Black – Greek Theatre, Berkeley CA 09-29

The Sadies – The Earl, Atlanta GA 10-03
Heavy Trash – The Earl, Atlanta GA 10-03
Beck – Live on KCRW 10-04
David Barbe & the Quick Hooks – 40 Watt Club, Athens GA 10-05
Sufjan Stevens – Crystal Ballroom, Portland OR 10-13
The Elected – Paradox Theatre, Seattle WA 10-17
Detroit Cobras – The Casbah, San Diego CA 10-22
The Tyde – Neumo’s, Seattle WA 10-23
Twilight Singers – House of Blues, LA CA 10-25
The Raconteurs – Vegoose, Las Vegas NV 10-28

The Shins – Live on KEXP, NYNY 11-03
Islands – Crocodile CafÈ, Seattle WA 11-06
Music of Bob Dylan: A Benefit for Music For Youth – Avery Fisher Hall, NYC 11-06
Twilight Singers – The Loft, Atlanta GA 11-08
Twilight Singers – The Village, Dublin IRE 11-18
Twilight Singers – Melkweg, Amsterdam 11-28

Twilight Singers – Proxima, Warszawa POL 12-02
Calexico – Rialto Theatre, Tuscon AZ 12-02
Calexico – Fillmore, SF CA 12-08
Calexico – The Fillmore, SF CA 12-09
Still Small Voice and the Joyful Noise – Tasty World, Athens GA 12-13 (flac)
The Dirtbombs – Magic Stick, Detroit MI 12-31


Too late for review:

The Hold Steady – Boys and Girls in America
Exploding Hearts – Shattered
50 Foot Wave – Free Music EP
Albert Hammond Jr – Yours To Keep
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – So Divided

Andrea Bocelli – Under the Desert Sky
Babyshambles – The Blinding EP
Ben Kweller – Ben Kweller
Blackpool Lights – This Town’s Disaster
Bonnie Prince Billy – The Letting Go

Feist – Open Season
The Format – Dog Problems
Greg Graffin – Cold As The Clay
Hem – Funnel Cloud
Holloways – So This Is Great Britain

Isles – Perfumed Lands
Jewel – Goodbye Alice in Wonderland
Joseph Arthur – Nuclear Daydream
Lambchop – Succulence (tour-only)
Lost Ocean – Night To Life EP

Love Arcade – Love Arcade
Loveninjas – The Secret Of the Loveninjas
Luna – Best of Lunafied (2cd)
Magic Numbers – Those The Brokes
Make Believe – Of Course

Mystery Jets – Making Dens
Oasis – Stop the Clock
Pernice Brothers – Live A Little
Plus/Minus – Let’s Build A Fire
REM – And I Feel Fine (2cd)

Sirens Sister – Echoes From The Ocean Floor
Sloan – Never Hear The End Of It
Static Age – Blank Screens
Submarines – Declare A New State
Sufjan Stevens – Songs for Christmas (5 cd)

Sunshine Underground – Raise The Alarm
The Beatles – Love
The Frames – Cost
The Thermals – The Body The Blood The Machine
Tom Waits – Orphans, Brawlers & Bastards (3cd)

Twilight Singers – A Stitch In Time EP
Twisted Sister – Christmas 2006
Who – Endless Wire
Black Stone Cherry – Black Stone Cherry
The Ditty Bops – Moon Over The Freeway

Elf Power – Back to the Web
The Ettes – Shake the Dust
Final Fantasy – He Poos Clouds
Johnny Cash – Live at San Quentin/Folsom Prison (remastered)
Les Breastfeeders – Les Matins de Grands Soirs

Lily Allen – Alright Still
The New Lou Reeds – Top Billin’
Page France – Tomato Morning EP
Silversun Pickups – Carnavas
The Stabilizers – Wanna Do the Wild Plastic Brane Love Thing?

Tilly and the Wall – Bottoms of Barrels
Artrocker Unsigned compilation
Zombina and the Skeletones – Death Valley High
Little Miss Sunshine OST
Sonic Youth – Destroyed Room

Best of Bootie 2006
The Archie Bronson Outfit – Derdang Derdang
Beck – The Information – Bonus Tracks
The Black Angels – Passover
Bonobo – Days to Come

Cobra Starship – While the City Sleeps We Rule the Streets
Erase Errata – Nightlife
The Fratellis – Costello Music
Greg Kowalsky – Through the Cardinal Window
The Invisible Eyes – Laugh in the Dark

The Kooks – Inside-In Inside-Out
The Kooks – Inside-In Inside-Out Acoustic
The Lovely Feathers – Hind Hind Legs
MSTRKRFT – Looks
Mammatus – Mammatus

Matmos – The Rose Has Teeth In the Mouth Of A Beast
Mogwai – Mr. Beast
Mogwai – Soundtrack (Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait)
The New Pornographers – Live!
Paul Mooney – Analyzing White America

What Is It?: Funky Soul and Rare Grooves

White Whale – WWI
ZZ Top – Tres Hombres (remaster)
Take Care of Yourself: The Portland Indie Scene
April Wine – Roughly Speaking

The Arm – Call You Out
Bettie Serveert – Bare Stripped Naked
Cat Empire – Two Shoes
The Fray – How to Save A Life
Putomayo Kids – Folk Playground

Razorlight – Razorlight
Rockabye Baby – Lullaby Renditions Of the Beach Boys
The Sounds – Dying To Say This To You
Vieux Farka Toure – Vieux Farka Toure
Zero 7 – The Garden

Brakes – The Beautific Visions
The Lemon Sun – Tales of Uncertainty EP
The Sadies – Tales of the Ratfink OST
Thee Emergency – Can You Dig It?
The Hipshakes – Shake Their Hips

The Kill Devil Hills – The Drought
Lords – This Ain’t A Hate Thing, It’s A Love Thing
Petit Vodo – Paradise
A Hawk and a Hacksaw – The Way the Wind Blows
Brian Setzer – 13

Casper And The Cookies – The Optimist’s Club
Dirty Feel – Talk In the City EP
The Hot Puppies – Under the Crooked Moon
Karen O. – K. O. at Home
The Old Soul – She’s Got Party Davis Eyes

Polyphonic Spree – Wait EP
Paris Calling (comp)
Death From Above 1979 – Heads Up EP
The Frank and Walters – A Renewed Interest in Happiness
The Rifles – No Love Lost

Teddy Geiger – Underage Thinking
Tragically Hip – World Container
The Bird And The Bee – Agan and Again and Again and Again EP
Califone – Roots and Crowns
The Crayon Fields – Animal Bells

Kings Of Leon – Day Old Belgian Blues EP
Little Ones – Sing Song EP
Sly & the Family Stone (and Guests) – Different Strokes By Different Folks
The Strays – Le Futur Noir
Two Koreas – Altruists

Black Keys – The Live EP
Cold War Kids – Robbers and Cowards
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Eddy Current Suppression Ring
Eldorado And The Ruckus – Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep
Late Night Tales: Air

Lee Baby Simms – Mystery Loves Company
Nelson – Revolving Doors
The Painkillers – Drunk on a Train
Twilight Sad – Twilight Sad EP
Two Tears – Little Tea

Henrik Schwarz – DJ Kicks
The Octopus Project + Black Moth Super Rainbow – The House of Apples and Eyeballs
Viva Voce – Get Yr Blood Sucked Out
Of Montreal – Satanic Twins
The Blakes – The Blakes

The Downbeat 5 – Victory Motel
The Hex Dispensers – The Hex Dispensers
Patrick Watson – Close to Paradise
The Drones – In Spaceland 11-15-06
Eskimo Joe – Black Fingernails Red Wine

The Pink Fits – Fuzzyard Gravebox

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