Best Of 2006: Music

It’s that time of the year when i get into the “Best Of” lists bandwagon. As music is one of the my main sources of inspiration, here are a few of my favorite 2006 albums.

Cream of the Crop

Show Your Bones Cansei de Ser Sexy At War With The Mystics Return To Cookie Mountain The Blood, The Blood, The Machine

  1. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Show Your Bones
  2. CSS (Cansei de Ser Sexy), Cansei de Ser Sexy
  3. The Flaming Lips, At War With The Mystics
  4. TV On The Radio, Return To Cookie Mountain
  5. The Thermals, The Blood, The Blood, The Machine


  1. Ali Farka Toure, Savanne
  2. Bob Dylan, Modern Times
  3. Bruce Springsteen, The Seeger Sessions
  4. The Roots, Game Theory
  5. Arctic Monkeys, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Play again and again

  1. Teddy Bears, Soft Machine
  2. Beck, The Information
  3. Gnarls Barkley, St. Elsewhere
  4. I’m From Barcelona, Let me Introduce My Friends
  5. Lupe Fiasco, Food & Liquor

For Something Different

  1. Ok Go, Oh No
  2. The Pipettes, We Are The Pipettes
  3. Caetano Veloso, Cê
  4. Jóhann Jóhansson, IBM 1401
  5. Tom Zé, Estudando o Pagode

Listening Pleasure

  1. Bonnie Prince Billy, The Letting Go
  2. Xiu Xiu, The Air Force
  3. Grizzly Bear, Yellow House
  4. Cat Power, The Greatest
  5. Final Fantasy, He Poos Clouds


  1. M.Ward, Post-War
  2. Sonic Youth, Rather Ripped
  3. My Morning Jacket, Z
  4. Yo La Tengo, I’m Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass
  5. Comets On Fire, Avatar


  1. Thom Yorke, The Eraser
  2. Lindstrom, It’s a Feedelity Affair
  3. Ellen Allien & Apparat, Orchestra of Bubbles
  4. Fujiya & Miyagi, Transparent Things
  5. Scritti Politti, White Bread Black Beer

Next year I’m putting my bets on Arcade Fire’s new album and “A Weekend In The City” from Bloc Party.