Pablo - 'Half The Time' David Bazan - 'Fewer Moving Parts' EP M. Ward - 'Post-War' Bob Dylan - 'Modern Times' The Jealous Girlfriends - s/t My Morning Jacket - 'Z' Brand New - 'The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me' Cat Power - 'The Greatest' Johnny Cash - 'American V: A Hundred Highways' Thom Yorke - 'The Eraser'
Honorable mentions: Tapes n' Tapes - 'The Loon' Corinne Bailey Rae - s/t Jennifer O'Connor - 'Over The Mountain...' Matt Pond PA - 'Several Arrows Later' (would've been top 10 but came out in '05)
I'm so pumped to see him mention Matt Pond PA, even though that record was last year....Jason, I saw a week or two ago that you were looking for folk-influenced artists to listen to...I can not recommend Matt Pond PA enough...
That Pablo album is amazing. They are a bunch of great people too. Know all of them personally. Give them the props that they deserve. People will hear more about them in the near future because they are going to blow up!!!