Monday, October 23, 2006

Last Week's Good Records Sales Chart

1. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
2. The Polyphonic Spree - Wait
3. Califone - Roots & Crowns
4. Astronautalis - The Mighty Ocean & Nine Dark Theaters
5. Grizzly Bear - Yellow House
6. Annuals - Be He Me
7. Nobody & Mystic Chords of Memory - Tree Colored See
8. Beach House - Beach House
9. Gothic Archies - The Tragic Treasury
10. Squarepusher - Hello Everything
11. Viva Voce - Get Yr Blood Sucked Out
12. Girl Talk - Night Ripper
13. Sparklehorse - Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain
14. Badly Drawn Boy - Born in the U.K.
15. The Album Leaf - Into the Blue Again
16. Red Monroe - Red Monroe
17. Shiny Toy Guns - We Are Pilots
18. Colleen - Et Les Boites A Musique
19. Tortoise - A Lazarus Taxon
20. Robert Pollard - Normal Happiness


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nothing new stands out to me, the Decemberist album is ok but thats the problem everything just seems ok, any more recomendations SR?

2:36 PM  
Anonymous Fannie said...

I still say Red Monroe, glad to see they've been on the list this long!!! Do you have their new one? Check it, hasn't left my disc changer (yes, I still have actual CDs, the IPod hasn't won me yet). I say Architecture in Helsinki SHOULD be on the list or at least on someone's radar, though their album doesn't do their live act justice. I am tired of Badly Drawn Boy, I feel like I'm in High School again just typing the name. I wish no ill, I just wish some other major players would emerge. Am I lame cuz I don't recognize Shiny Toy Guns? Should I?

3:18 PM  
Blogger stonedranger said...

Squarepusher is really good if you like minimal German techno stuff... I also really like the new Califone. I think its the best one yet.

3:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do Architect have a new one? I have their last two albums from the past few years but didn't know they released an album lately.

3:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ahh yes forgot about the new Squarepusher! Will check it out.

3:21 PM  
Anonymous fannie said...

you're right, last album was In Case We Die about 1 year ago, but I heard some new stuff when I saw them live recently, so I figured they'd released a new one or were a bout to.... something's brewing with them... opening for Clap Your Hands all over recently! Speaking of brewing, I can't wait for Bjork's new hip-hop album with Timbaland!

4:08 PM  
Blogger Zak said...

I don't like that Decemberists at all... to proggy, too overwrought... they bore me now. Haven't checked the Califone out yet, but I will be soon... a friend recommended it to me as well.

I have been liking that Beach House quite a bit, Grizzly Bear, 120 Days, Fujiya & Miyagi, and Tussle. A few other things I sampled recently that I liked at early first glimpse is Christopher Willits and Clark.

May have to check out the Squarepusher... but I never much liked the drill and bass stuff he did.

5:44 PM  
Anonymous fannie said...

Crap! I was going to the Decemberists tomorrow at Gypsy---should I not? Will I be bored? Tired of whiny indie boys. Need something rockin' and innovative. Suggestions? Who's going to be in town soon who fits that bill?

10:44 AM  
Blogger Zak said...

I wouldn't say not to go to the Decemberists show. If you like the band then go. I haven't seen them yet myself.

I'm more intrigued about tonite's Broken Social Scene show. This is probably the last time you will see them as a 17 member band, maybe the last time ever if you believe the rumors. Looks like everyone will be present except Feist. I would like to go but I saw them twice last year aorund this time so I may skip it. When I saw them in minneapolis, it was one of the best shows I have ever seen.

12:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Red Monroe is on the Grammy nomination ballot - along with John Dufilho:

3:04 PM  

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