End 2006 -  
Utah Carol
Rodeo Queen
song 2 one of the most beautiful we've heard in years
Plus 49
all the beautiful things (2nd edition)
beautiful pop chill
Pago
Pago
to cure your Elliot Smith jones
Goldenboy
Underneath the Radio
Elliot Smith meets Morressey
Beirut
The Gulag Orkestar
rambling Eastern Europe inspired gypsy orchestra
Viva Voce
Get Yr Blook Sucked Out
return to Lovers Lead the Way quality
Black Fiction
Ghost Ride
funky folk
Marz
Wir Sind Hier
soulful electronica
Mid 2006 -  
Sufjan Stevens
The Avanlance
outtakes better than everyone else's best
The Quantic Soul Orchestra
Pushin' On
soul, like it hasn't been done in 30 years
Pilotdrift
Water Sphere
mind blowing soundtrack
Danielson
Ships
freaky folk all-stars
All India Radio
002
Dubtacular
Bart Davenport
Game Preserve
Urban crooner
The Raconteurs
Broken Boy Soldiers
This one's a rocker, as you might expect from Jack White and Brendan Benson
Voyager One
Dissolver
The return of shoegazer
Beginning 2006 -  
Camera Obscura
Let's Get Out of this Country
simply heavenly
Essex Green
Cannibal Sea
Elephant 6 survivors
Belle & Sebastian
The Life Pursuit
Solid
Black Mountain
Druganaut
Title song worth the price of admission
Bombay 1
Stobl
Two stars for two sublime tunes
Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bombay Dub Orchestra
Blend India, dub and orchestra until texture is consistent
Devendra Banhart
Rejoicing in the Hands
Neo folk movement leader ... or follower
Nick Castro
Further from Grace
Neo folk movement follower ... or leader
Goldfrapp
Supernature
Black Cherry redux
White Stripes
Get Behind Me Satan
Jack's back
The Dreadful Yawns
The Dreadful Yawns
Cleveland country
The Lovetones
Meditations
solid