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PopMatters's Highest Rated Albums of 2006

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1. Joanna Newsom - Ys

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Joanna Newsom - Ys
November 14, 2006
Indie Folk
Score
10

2. Mastodon - Blood Mountain

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Mastodon - Blood Mountain
September 12, 2006
Progressive Metal
Score
10

3. Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards

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Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
November 21, 2006
Blues
Score
9

4. The Blood Brothers - Young Machetes

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The Blood Brothers - Young Machetes
October 10, 2006
Post-Hardcore
Score
9

5. Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing

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Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing
September 26, 2006
Score
9

6. Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass

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Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
September 12, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
9

7. The Mars Volta - Amputechture

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The Mars Volta - Amputechture
September 12, 2006
Progressive Rock
Score
9

8. OOIOO - Taiga

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OOIOO - Taiga
September 11, 2006
Score
9

9. Lambchop - Damaged

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Lambchop - Damaged
August 22, 2006
Alt-Country
Score
9

10. Agalloch - Ashes Against the Grain

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Agalloch - Ashes Against the Grain
August 8, 2006
Folk Metal
Score
9

11. Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther

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Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther
July 25, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
9

12. Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope

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Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope
June 13, 2006
Indie Pop
Score
9

13. Scott Walker - The Drift

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Scott Walker - The Drift
May 23, 2006
Experimental
Score
9

14. Shearwater - Palo Santo

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Shearwater - Palo Santo
May 9, 2006
Folk
Score
9

15. Cibelle - The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves

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Cibelle - The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves
May 2, 2006
Score
9

16. Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam

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Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam
May 2, 2006
Alternative Rock
Score
9

17. Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions

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Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
April 25, 2006
Americana
Score
9

18. Tom Ze - Estudando o Pagode

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Tom Ze - Estudando o Pagode
April 11, 2006
Score
9

19. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
March 28, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
9

20. T.I. - King

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T.I. - King
March 28, 2006
Hip Hop
Score
9

21. Massive Attack - Collected

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Massive Attack - Collected
March 27, 2006
Trip Hop
Score
9

22. Mono - You Are There

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Mono - You Are There
March 15, 2006
Post-Rock
Score
9

23. Augie March - Moo, You Bloody Choir

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Augie March - Moo, You Bloody Choir
March 11, 2006
Indie Rock
Score
9

24. Man Man - Six Demon Bag

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Man Man - Six Demon Bag
February 21, 2006
Experimental Rock
Score
9

25. The Slackers - Peculiar

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The Slackers - Peculiar
February 21, 2006
Score
9
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout 2006.


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