Best of 2006: Releases

New stuff we spun for you on WFUV in 2006, in alphabetical order.

The Best of 2006 Listener Poll Results | WFUV Staff Picks

ARTISTALBUMLABEL
Aaron NevilleBring it on Home...The Soul ClassicsBurgundy/SonyBMG
Alejandro EscovedoThe Boxing MirrorBack Porch
Alexi MurdochTime Without ConsequenceZero Summer/Razor & Tie
Allison MoorerGetting SomewhereVanguard
ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra)Fly Between FallsBrushfire/Universal
Amos LeeSupply and DemandBlue Note
Amy MillanHoney From the TombsArts & Crafts
Andy LairdStep Out of Line 
Ane BrunA Temporary DiveV2
Ani DiFrancoReprieveRighteous Babe
Antje DuvekotBig Dream BoulevardBlack Wolf
The Avett BrothersFour Thieves GoneRamseur
Badly Drawn BoyBorn in the UKAstralwerks
Barenaked LadiesBarenaked Ladies Are Me Desperation/Nettwerk
The Be Good TanyasHello LoveNettwerk
The BeatlesLoveApple/Capitol
BeckThe InformationInterscope
Bela Fleck and the FlecktonesThe Hidden LandColumbia
Belle and SebastianThe Life PursuitMatador
Ben HarperBoth Sides of the GunVirgin
Ben KwellerBen KwellerATO
Beth OrtonComfort of StrangersAstralwerks
Big Al AndersonAfter HoursLegacy
Birdie BuschThe Ways We TryBar/None
BlockThe Last Single GuySonaBlast!
Bob DylanModern TimesColumbia
Bonnie RaittBonnie Raitt and FriendsCapitol
The Bottle RocketsZoysiaBloodshot
Brazilian GirlsTalk to La BombVerve Forecast
Brett DennenSo Much More Dualtone
Bruce CockburnLife Short Call NowRounder
Bruce SpringsteenWe Shall Overcome: The Seeger SessionsColumbia
Buddy GuyCan't Quit the BluesSilvertone/Legacy
C.J. ChenierThe Desperate Kingdom of LoveWorld Village
CalexicoGarden RuinQuarterstick
Camera ObscuraLet's Get Out of This CountryMerge
Candi StatonHis HandsHonest Jons/Astralwerks
Carrie RodriguezSeven Angels on a BicycleBack Porch
Cassandra WilsonThunderbirdBlue Note
Cat PowerThe GreatestMatador
Catherine RussellCatWorld Village
Catie CurtisLong Night MoonCompass
Cesaria EvoraRogamarBluebird/RCAVictor
Charlie Hunter TrioCopperopolisrope-a-dope
Charlie MusselwhiteDelta HardwareBack Porch
Charlie Sexton/Shannon McNallySouthside SessionsBack Porch
Chris IsaakGreatest HitsReprise
Chris SmitherLeave the Light OnSignature Sounds
Chris ThileHow to Grow a Woman From the GroundSugar Hill
Chris Whitley & the Bastard ClubReiter InRed Parlor
Citizen CopeEvery Waking MomentRCA
The ConcretesIn ColourAstralwerks
Corinne Bailey RaeCorinne Bailey RaeCapitol
CrackerGreenlandCooking Vinyl
Crooked StillShaken By a Low SoundSignature Sounds
Damien Rice9 WB
The DamnwellsAir StereoZOE/Rounder
Dan BernBreatheMessenger Records
Dan Zanes and FriendsCatch That Train!Festival Five/Hear Music
Dave AlvinWest of the WestYep Roc
David FordI Sincerely Apologise For All the Trouble I've CausedRed
David GilmourOn An IslandColumbia
David MeadTangerineTallulah!
Dayna KurtzAnother Black FeatherKismet
The DecemberistsThe Crane WifeCapitol
Derek Trucks BandSonglinesColumbia
Diana KrallFrom This Moment OnVerve
DionBronx in BlueDMR
The Dirty Dozen Brass BandWhat's Going OnShout!
The Ditty BopsMoon Over the FreewayWB
Dixie ChicksTaking the Long WayColumbia
Donald FagenMorph the CatReprise
Dr. JohnMercernaryBlue Note
The Dresden DollsYes, VirginiaRoadrunner
Edie Brickell & New BohemiansStrangers ThingsFantasy/Concord
The ElectedSun, Sun, SunSub Pop
Eleanor McEvoyOut ThereMosco Disc
Eliot MorrisBalancing the WorldUniversal
Elton JohnThe Captain & The KidInterscope
Elvis Costello and Allen ToussaintThe River in ReverseVerve
Elvis CostelloLive With the Metropole Orkest: My Flame Turns BlueUniversal Classics
Eric Clapton/J.J. CaleThe Road to EscondidoReprise
Eric LindellChange in the WeatherAlligator
The Essex GreenCannibal SeaMerge
Eugene EdwardsMy Favorite RevolutionFlagship
EuphoriaPrecious TimeRounder
Fatboy SlimThe Greatest Hits: Why Try HarderAstralwerks
The Flaming LipsAt War With the MysticsWB
Frank BlackFast Man Raider ManBack Porch
G. LoveLemonadeBrushfire
Gecko TurnerGuapapasea!Quango
Glen PhillipsMr. Lemonsumami/bigHelium
Gnarls BarkleySt. Elsewhere Downtown/Atlantic
Gob IronDeath Songs For the LivingTransit Sound/Legacy
Golden SmogAnother Fine DayLost Highway
GomezHow We OperateATO
Gov't MuleHigh & MightyATO
Grace Potter and the NocturnalsNothing But the Water Ragged Company/Hollywood
Grant-Lee PhillipsNinteeneightiesZOE/Rounder
Grayson CappsWail & RideHyena
Greg BrownThe Evening CallRed House
The Guggenheim GrottoWaltzing AloneUFO
GuillemotsFrom the CliffsFantastic Plastic/Verve Forecast
Guy ClarkWorkbench SongsDualtone
Guy DavisSkunk MelloRed House
Hank Williams IIIStraight to HellCurb
HemNo Word From TomNettwerk
Herb Alpert's Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights RewhippedShout!
Hotel LightsHotel LightsBar/None
Howard TateA Portrait of HowardSolid Ground
Indigo GirlsDespite Our DifferencesHollywood
Isobel Campbell/Mark LaneganBallad of the Broken SeasV2
Jack JohnsonSing-a-Longs and LullabiesBrushfire/Universal
Jackie GreeneAmerican MythVerve Forecast
James HunterPeople Gonna TalkGo/Rounder
James Luther DickinsonJungle Jim and the Voodoo TigerMerLess
Janove OttesenFrancis' Lonely NightsBack Porch
Jason CollettIdols of ExileArts and Crafts
Jay BennettThe Magnificent DefeatRykodisc
JaymaySea Green, Sea Blue 
Jeffrey FoucaultGhost RepeaterSignature Sounds
Jennifer KimballOh Hear UsEpoisse
Jenny Lewis w/The Watson TwinsRabbit Fur CoatTeam Love
Jerry Lee LewisLast Man StandingArtist/Shangri-La
Jesse HarrisMineralSecret Sun
Jessi ColterOut of the AshesShout Factory
Joan OsbornePretty Little StrangerVanguard
Joe PurdyOnly Four SeasonsWarner/Chappell
John GorkaWriting in the MarginsRed House
John MayerContinuumColumbia
Johnny CashAmerican V: A Hundred HighwaysAmerican
Jolie HollandSpringtime Can Kill YouANTI/Epitaph
Jonah SmithJonah SmithRelix
Jonny LangTurn AroundA & M
Jose GonzalezVeneerMute
Joseph ArthurNuclear DaydreamLonely Astronaut
Josh RitterThe Animal YearsV2
Joshua RadinWe Were HereColumbia
Jules ShearDreams Don't CountMad Dragon
Jurassic 5FeedbackInterscope
Kaki King...Until We Felt RedVelour
Kasey ChambersCarnivalWB
KeaneUnder The Iron SeaInterscope
Keb' Mo'SuitcaseRed Ink/Epic
The KennedysSongs of the Open RoadAppleseed
The KlezmaticsWonder Wheel [Lyrics By Woody Guthrie]JMG
Kris DelmhorstStrange ConversationSignature Sounds
KT TunstallEye to the TelescopeVirgin
Lee RockerRacin' the DevilAlligator
The LemonheadsThe LemonheadsVagrant
LenineLenineSix Degrees
Leonard CohenI'm Your Man SoundtrackVerve Forecast
Lila DownsLa CantinaNarada
Lily AllenSmile EPCapitol
Linda Ronstadt with Ann SavoyAdieu False HeartVanguard
Lindsay BuckinghamUnder the SkinReprise
The Little WilliesThe Little WilliesBlue Note
Lloyd ColeAntidepressantOne Little Indian
Los LobosThe Town and the CityMammoth/Hollywood
Los Lonley BoysOraleEpic
Luka BloomInnocenceBig Sky/Cooking Vinyl
M. WardPost-WarMerge
Madeleine PeyrouxHalf the Perfect World Rounder
The MammalsDepartureSignature Sounds
Mark ErelliHope & Other CasualtiesSignature Sounds
Mark Knopfler/Emmylou HarrisThis is UsWB
Mary Lorson & Saint LowRealisticCooking Vinyl
Mason JenningsBonecloudsEpic
Matt CostaSongs We Sing Brushfire/Universal
Matthew Sweet & Susanna HoffsUnder the Covers Vol.1Shout!
Michael FrantiYellfire!ANTI/Epitaph
Michael StipeIn the Sun EPWB/iTunes
MiltonMiltonFlying Horse
Mindy SmithLong Island ShoresVanguard
The Minus FiveThe Minus FiveYep Roc
Mojave 3Puzzles Like You4AD/Beggars
MorrisseyRingleader of the TormentorsAttack/Sanctuary
MosquitosMosquitos IIIBar/None
Neil YoungLiving With WarReprise
Nellie McKayPretty Little Head Hungry Mouse/spinART
The New AmsterdamsStory Like a ScarVagrant
New York DollsOne Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even ThisRoadrunner
Nouvelle VagueBande a PartLuaka Bop/V2
Old Crow Medicine ShowBig Iron WorldNettwerk
OllabelleRiverside Battle SongsVerve Forecast
Paolo NutiniLive Sessions EP Atlantic
Paul SimonSurpriseWarner Brothers
Paul Westerberg"Open Season" soundtrackLost Highway
Pete DrogeUnder the WavesPuzzle Tree
Pete YornNightcrawlerRed Ink/Columbia
Peter Bradley AdamsGather UpbigHelium
Peter MulveyThe Knuckleball SuiteSignature Sounds
PhoenixIt's Never Been Like ThatAstralwerks
The RaconteursBroken Boy SoldiersV2
Ralph StanleyA Distant Land to Roam: Songs of the Carter FamilyDMZ/Columbia
Raul MaloYou're Only LonelySanctuary
Ray LaMontagneLive From Bonnaroo 2005RCA
Ray LaMontagneTill the Sun Turns BlackRCA
Regina SpektorBegin to HopeSire/Reprise
Rhett MillerThe BelieverVerve Forecast
Richard AshcroftKeys to the WorldVirgin
Richard BucknerMeadowMerge
Richard ButlerRichard ButlerKOCH
Richard JulianSlow New YorkManhattan
Robert Randolph & the Family BandColorblindWB
RobinellaSolace For the LonelyDualtone
Rodrigo y GabrielaRodrigo y Gabriela ATO
Rosanne CashBlack CadillacCapitol
Sam RobertsChemical CityUniversal
Sandi ThomSmile...It Confuses PeopleColumbia
Sasha DobsonModern RomanceSecret Sun
Scissor SistersTa-DahUniversal Motown
Scott Miller & the CommonwealthCitationSugar Hill
Shawn ColvinThese Four WallsNonesuch
Shawn Mullins9th Ward Pickin' ParlorVanguard
SiaColour and the Small OneAstralwerks
Sierra Leone's Refugee All StarsLiving Like a RefugeeANTI/Epitaph
Slaid CleavesUnsungRounder
Solomon BurkeNashvilleShout!
Sondre Lerche and the Faces Down QuartetDuper SessionsAstralwerks
Sonic YouthRather Ripped Geffen
Sonya KitchellWords Came Back to MeVelour
SparklehorseDreamt For Light Years in the Belly of a Mountain Astralwerks
Stephen ClairUnder the BedValley
StingSongs From the LabyrinthDeutsche Grammophon/Universal Classics
Strays Don't SleepStrays Don't SleepHybrid
The SubdudesBehind the LeveeBack Porch
The SubmarinesThe SubmarinesNettwerk
T-Bone BurnettThe True False IdentityColumbia
Teddy ThompsonSeparate WaysVerve Forecast
Thea GilmoreHarpo's GhostSanctuary
Thom YorkeThe EraserBeggars
Tim EastonAmmunitionNew West
Tim O'ReaganTim O'ReaganLost Highway
Tobias FrobergSomewhere in the CityCheap Lullaby
Todd SniderThe Devil You KnowNewDoor/uMe
Tom PettyHighway CompanionAmerican/WB
Tom RussellLove & FearHightone
Tom WaitsOrphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards ANTI/Epitaph
Tony BennettDuets: An American ClassicRPM/Columbia
Tony Joe WhiteUncoveredSwamp
Tres ChicasBloom, Red & the Ordinary GirlYep Roc
Trey AnastasioBar 17Rubber Jungle/Red Ink
Umphrey's McGeeSafety in NumbersSCIFidelity
Van HuntOn the Jungle FloorCapitol
Van MorrisonPay the DevilLost Highway
Various Artists"A Brokedown Melody" SoundtrackBrushfire/Universal
Various Artists"Brokeback Mountain" soundtrack"Verve Forecast
Various Artists"Friends With Money" soundtrack Rykodisc
Various Artists"Transamerica" Soundtrack Nettwerk
Various ArtistsThe Harry Smith Project: Anthology of American Folk MusicShout!
Various ArtistsThe Pilgrim: A Celebration of Kris KristoffersonAmerican Roots
Warren ZanesPeople That I'm Wrong ForDualtone
The WeepiesSay I Am YouNettwerk
Widespread PanicEarth to AmericaSanctuary
WilcoKicking Television: Live in ChicagoNonesuch
Will HogeThe Man Who Killed Love 
Willie NelsonSongbirdLost Highway
Willie NelsonYou Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy WalkerLost Highway
Willy PorterAvailable LightWeasel
WinterpillsWinterpillsSignature Sounds
World PartyDumbing UpSeaview/Fontana
Yo La TengoI Am Not Afraid of YouMatador
YusufAn Other CupAtlantic/Ya
Zero 7The GardenAtlantic