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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. Television Personalities - My Dark Places

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Television Personalities - My Dark Places
February 27, 2006
Score
10

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

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

5. Bryan Scary - The Shredding Tears

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Bryan Scary - The Shredding Tears
October 31, 2006
Score
9

6. The Blood Brothers - Young Machetes

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

7. Federation - It's Whateva

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Federation - It's Whateva
October 2, 2006
Score
9

8. Kathryn Williams - Leave to Remain

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Kathryn Williams - Leave to Remain
October 2, 2006
Score
9

9. Solomon Burke - Nashville

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Solomon Burke - Nashville
September 26, 2006
Score
9

10. Jerry Lee Lewis - Last Man Standing

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

11. Los Lobos - The Town and the City

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Los Lobos - The Town and the City
September 12, 2006
Rock
Score
9

12. 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

13. The Mars Volta - Amputechture

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

14. OOIOO - Taiga

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OOIOO - Taiga
September 11, 2006
Score
9

15. Lambchop - Damaged

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

16. Agalloch - Ashes Against the Grain

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

17. Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther

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

18. Erase Errata - Nightlife

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Erase Errata - Nightlife
July 25, 2006
Score
9

19. Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope

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

20. Scott Walker - The Drift

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

21. Tim Easton - Ammunition

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Tim Easton - Ammunition
May 16, 2006
Score
9

22. Shearwater - Palo Santo

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Shearwater - Palo Santo
May 9, 2006
Folk
Score
9

23. Cibelle - The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves

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

24. Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam

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

25. 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
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout 2006.


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