Top Records of 2016

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2016
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Ian Hunter – Fingers Crossed
Seth Walker – Gotta Get Back
Allen Toussaint – American Tunes
Snarky Puppy – Culcha Vulcha
Mudcrutch – 2
Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailors Guide To Earth?
Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome
Marcus King Band – The Markus King Band
Roadkill Ghost Choir – Classics (Die Young) ** 
**only one song available so far

McQ. CEO

Records
Angel Olsen, My Woman
Beyonce – Lemonade
Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
Drive By Truckers – American Band
Lucy Dacus – No Burden
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailors Guide To Earth

Songs
Drake feat. Wizkid, Kyla, “One Dance”
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Captain Fantastic Soundtrack
Wilco – “If I Ever Was a Child”

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Dutchy – Traversal
Ital Tek – Hollowed
Makhov – Golden Waves
Fl∆ming❍sis – Great Hair
Bonus Points – Warmer Winds
Tobacco – Sweatbox Dynasty
Deeb – Slomocean
Brock Berrigan – A Way Of Life
Monster Rally – Mystery Cove
Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Luke Cage Soundtrack
Fl∆ming❍sis – Bright Moments

Songs
Odd Nosdam – Sisters (Boards of Canada remix)

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2015
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Chris Stapleton – Traveler
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
The Waterboys – Modern Blues
J. D. McPherson – Let The Good Times Roll
The Mavericks – Mono
Elbow – Lost Worker Bee EP
The Zombies – Still Got that Hunger
Kitty, Daisey & Lewis – The Third
Moon Taxi – Day Breaker
Electric Light Orchestra – Jeff Lynne’s ELO-Alone In The Universe

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Lorn – Vessel
The Advisory Circle – As The Crow Flies
Brock Berrigan – Chapter 10
Monster Rally – Psychic EP
Canya Reial – BLVRDS
Jel & Odd Nosdam – Geti Beats Vol.1
Kaligraph E – Auradelic EP
Vanilla – Origin
Aphex Twin – MARCHROMT30a Edit 2b 96
StewRat – SunRise
Fl∆ming❍sis – Kahunastyle
Jel – Greenball 5
Gramatik – Coffee Shop Selection

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2014
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
The War On Drugs – Lost In The Dream
St. Paul & The Broken Bones – Half The City
Elbow – The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
Roadkill Ghost Choir – In Tongues
Trigger Hippy – Trigger Hippy
Lucinda Williams – Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone
Pink Floyd – The Endless River
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds In Country Music
Snarky Puppy – We Like It Here
Steve Bassett – Shelter Me

Best live show of the year was Ian Hunter @ The Variety/Atlanta

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Vanilla – Sweet Talk
Khroyo x Kaligraph E – Elixir
Jacob 2-2 – The Rec
VHS Head – Persistence of Vision
Constrobuz – For Light
Canya Reial – Special Weedz Vol.8
Saint Pepsi – Local Singles
Lorn – Maze To Nowhere
Arms and Sleepers – Swim Team
Bugseed – Magnetics
VHS Logos – Mantra
Afta-1 – U N D E F I N E D
Airglow – Memory Bank

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2013
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
The Mavericks – In Time
Shannon McNally – Small Town Talk
Jason Isbell – Southeastern
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell – Old Yellow Moon
Avett Brothers – Magpie and The Dandelion
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale – Buddy & Jim
Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark – Blind, Crippled and Crazy
Sam Lewis – Sam Lewis (came out in 2012 but I discovered it in 2013…..cut me some
slack)

Favorite song of the year:
Avicii – “Wake Me Up”

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Lorn – Debris
Lost Years – Amplifier
Dreams – Feelings 4 U EP
Conya Reial – Special Weedz Vol.7 (Tokyo Edition)
Malaz – Daydreaming 3
Ta-ku – Songs To Break Up To
Bugseed – Goldfish EP
The Stuyvesants – Refined
Lorn – Self Confidence Vol.3
Abelard – Teen Optimism
D/A/D – The Construct
Saint Pepsi – Hit Vibes

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2012
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Jamey Johnson – Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran
The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter
The Lumineers – The Lumineers
Van Morrison – Born To Sing: No Plan B
Nick Waterhouse – Time’s All Gone
Dwight Yoakam – 3 Pears
Alberta Cross – Songs of Patience
Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics – It’s About Time
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives – Throw It To The Universe
Bettye Lavette – Thankful N’ Thoughtful
Paul McCartney – Ram (Remastered)

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Shovels and Rope – Oh Be Joyful
Gary Clark Jr – Blak and Blu
The Lumineers – The Lumineers
Alabama Shakes – Boys and Girls
The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Lorn – Ask The Dust
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Cobra Juicy
Ta-ku – 50 Days For Dilla Vol.1 & 2
Freddie Joachim – Waiting
Glen Porter – The Devil Is A Dancer, The Piper Is A Madman
Indian Wells – Night Drops
Sweatson Klank – Elevate Me
Robot Koch – Cosmic Waves
Lasers – Lasers EP

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2011
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boy
Steve Cropper – Dedicated: A Salute to The 5 Royales
Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Don’t Explain
Madeleine Peyroux – Standing on the Rooftop
Amos Lee – Mission Bell
Adele – 21
Betty Wright and The Roots – Betty Wright: The Movie
Black Keys – El Camino
Gregg Allman – Low Country Blues
Deadman – Live at The Saxon Pub (2010 release but I discovered it this
year…..thanks Shilah)

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Adele – 21
Wilco – The Whole Love
Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
The Decemberists – The King is Dead
Alabama Shakes – Alabama Shakes (EP)
Damnwells – No One Listens to the Band Anymore

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Mono/Poly – Manifestations
Com Truise – Galactic Melt
Jacob 2–2 – Cabazon
Distance – Mean Streak
Blank & Kytt – BareHotShit
Constrobuz – Beats Vol.1–4
Lorn – Self Confidence Vol.2
DZA – Five–Finger Discount
Maker/Joe Beats – Falcon by Design
Teams vs. Star Slinger
VHS Head – Midnight Section
Tycho – Dive
Teebs – Collections 01

Shows
Budos Band at The Earl (2/22)

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2010
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Peter Wolf – Midnight Souvenirs
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Mojo
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Damn The Torpedoes on vinyl
Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
The Black Keys – Brothers
Various Artists – The Cosimo Matassa Story *
Jackson Browne & David Lindley – Love Is Strange
Robert Plant – Band of Joy
Ray LaMontagne – God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise
Bruce Katz Band – Crescent Crawl **

*released in 2007 but I just discovered it this year
**released in 1992 but I just discovered it this year

Shows
David Ford @ Eddies Attic (3/16)
Randy Bernsen & Friends @ Cinema Paradiso/Ft. Lauderdale (3/19)
Wilco @ The Fox (3/26)
Pat Metheny @ The Ferst Center (4/8)
Jeff Beck @ Chastain (6/11)
Mumford & Sons @ The Buckhead Tavern (11/7)
Col. Bruce & Quark Alliance @ Smith’s (11/26)

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Kanye West– My Beautiful Twisted Dark Fantasy
(maybe not “best of”, but gotta be on this “tops” list)
Sufjan Stevens– Age of Adz (it’s the “noise” from Illinoise)
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Mojo
Band of Horses– Infinite Arms
Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
Ray LaMontagne – God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise

Songs (that are not on the Albums list)
Christina Perri– Jar of Hearts
One EskimO– Kandi
Broken Bells– High Road

Shows
Wilco @ The Fox (3/26)
Jeff Beck @ Chastain (6/11)
Jackson Brown @ Chastain (8/15)
Drake @ Radio City Music Hall (9/28)
Revival @ Smith’s (11/6)

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Pariah – Detroit Falls
Free The Robots – Ctrl Alt Delete
Tokimonsta – Midnight Menu
Budos Band – III
Pretty Lights – Glowing in the Darkest Night
Tame Impala – Innerspeaker
Airliner – None
Ital Tek – Midnight Colour
Freddie Joachim – Dust
Com Truise – Playground Mix

Shows
Free The Robots at Masquerade (8/26)

Juan Sebastian Quintero. INTERN

Records
Juan Sebastian Quintero
Jaga Jazzist – One Armed Bandit
Omar Rodriguez Lopez – Mantra Hiroshima
Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record
Soft Machine – Bundles (Discovered in 2010)
Dungen – 4 (Discovered in 2010)

Most Listened to 2010 (According to my iPod)
Sergio Mendes feat. Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Swinger from Rio
Hector Lavoe – Comedia
Grupo Niche – 20 Exitos Originales
Beirut – Gulag Orkestar
Can – Tago Mago

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2009
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Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Jets Overhead – No Nations
Bill Frisell – Disfarmer
Seth Walker – Leap of Faith
The Band of Heathens – One Foot in The Ether
Allen Toussaint – The Bright Mississippi
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology
Steve Bassett – Let It Go
The Dead Weather – Horehound
Buddy and Julie Miller – Written in Chalk
Various Artists – Keep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug Sahm

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Beggars Guild – It Only Gets Better From Here
Ponderosa – Moonlight Revival
Lily Allen – It’s Not Me It’s You
Wilco– Wilco (The Album)
The Avett Brothers – And I Love and You
Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
Tom Petty – The Live Anthology
Eddie Vedder – New Record

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Paul White – The Strange Dreams of Paul White
Mokke – Happy Chameleon
Shlohmo – Shlo– Fi
Lone – Ecstasy & Friends
Rel – Orchestration
Qwel & Maker – So Be It (Instrumentals)
Cloud. – Self Law
Clubroot – Clubroot
Nosaj Thing – Drift
Onra – 1.0.8

Juan Sebastian Quintero. INTERN

Records
Omar Rodriguez– Lopez – Solar Gambling
Federico Aubele – Amatoria
Omar Rodriguez– Lopez – Cryptomnesia
Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
The Mars Volta – Octahedron
Omar Rodriguez– Lopez – Los Sueños De Un Higado
John Frusciante – The Empyrean
Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

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2008
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J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Cloud. – Pimp Steak
Crystal Pharoah – Blaxploration
Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins – Clutch of the Tiger
Distance – Repercussions
Gaslamp Killer – I Spit On Your Grave
Flying Lotus – Los Angeles
Madlib – Beat Konducta Vol. 5: Dil Cosby Suite
Dday One – Heavy Migration
Andy Votel – Stars On 33 – One Nation Under A Grave
Elliot Lipp – The Outside

Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It
Kings of Leon – Only By The Night
James Hunter – The Hard Way
Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid
Lucinda Williams – Little Honey
Duke Robillard – A Swinging Session With Duke Robillard
Alejandro Escovedo – Real Animal
The Black Keys – Attack & Release
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
Goldcure – Portuguese Prince

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Kings of Leon – Only By The Night
Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid
Lucinda Williams – Little Honey
Bon Hiver– For Emma, Forever Ago
Alejandro Escovedo – Real Animal
Ampersand– Derek Webb & Sandra McCracken
Neil Young – Sugar Mountain: Live At Canterbury House 1968
Anthony David– Acey Duecy (bias acknowledged)
Coldplay – Viva La Vida

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2007
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J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Para One – Naissance Des Pieuvres
Joe Beats – Diverse Recourse
Gaslamp Killer – Gaslamp Killers
Madlib – Beat Konducta in India
Burial – Ghost Hardware
Sixtoo – Jackals and Vipers in Envy of Man
Vladislav Delay – Whistleblower
Distance – My Demons
Diplo & Tripledouble– AEIOU Two
Oh No – Dr. No’s Oxperiment

Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Mike Farris – Salvation in Lights
Thad Cockrell – To Be Loved
Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
Robert Plant/Allison Krauss – Raising Sand
Derek Webb – The Ringing Bell
Patti Scialfa – Play It As It Lays
Kings of Leon – Because of The Times
Band of Horses – Cease To Begin
Jason Isbell – Sirens of The Ditch
White Stripes – Icky Thump

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
The National– The Boxer
Romantica– America
Band of Horses – Cease To Begin
White Stripes – Icky Thump
Thad Cockrell – To Be Loved
Derek Webb – The Ringing Bell

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2007
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Richard Dunn. ARTIST DEVELOPMENT/A&R

Records
Jay Z – Kingdom Come
Ice Cube – Laugh Now Cry Later
John Legend – Once Again
Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere
Beyonce – BDay
Mary J. Blige – Reflections
Corinne Bailey Rae – Corinne Bailey Rae
Ludacris – Release Therapy
Snoop Dog – Blue Carpet Treatment
Dead Prez and Outlaws – Cant Sell Dope Forever

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Metal Fingers – Special Herbs
Freescha – Head Warlock Double Stare
Induce – Cycle
Prefuse 73 – Security Screenings
Tycho – Past is Prologue
J Dilla – Donuts
Free the Robots – Prototype
Broadcast – The Future Crayon
RJD2 – Magnificent City Instrumentals
Stereolab – Fab Four Suture

Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
James Hunter – People Gonna Talk
Jars of Clay – Good Monsters
Van Morrison – Pay The Devil
John Legend – Once Again
The Beatles – Love
James Hand – The Truth Will Set You Free
Bob Dylan – Modern Times
Raul Malo – You’re Only Lonely
David Gilmour – On An Island
Harry Nilsson – Everybody’s Talkin’: The Very Best of Harry Nilsson

Shows
Van Morrison – The Ryman/Nashville
Tom Waits – The Tabernacle/Atlanta
Sufjan Stevens – The Fox/Atlanta
James Hunter – The Tabernacle/Atlanta
Government Mule – Soundcheck/Friends of DaveFM at The Tabernacle/Atlanta
Cary Ann Hearst – The Masquerade/Atlanta
Corey Smith – The Roxy/Atlanta
Marty Stuart – Variety Playhouse/Atlanta

Farbod Kokabi. INTERN

Records
Helios – Eingya
Count Bass D – Act Your Waist Size
Tim Hecker – Harmony In Ultraviolet
Belong – October Language
Madlib – Movie Scenes Vol. 1 + 2
Mahogany – Connectivity
Chris Herbert – Mezzotint
Pigeon John – And the Summertime Pool Party
Mekalek – True and Livin’
Growing – Color Wheel

Shows
A Tribe Called Quest – Tabernacle
Rhys Chatham, Thurston Moore, Doug McCombs/Army of Guitars – SXSW
Volcano – SXSW
Table of Elements Showcase – Eyedrum
Boris – The Earl

Niki Lockwood. INTERN

Records
John Legend – Once Again
Beyonce – B– Day
India.Arie – Love and Relationship
John Mayer – Continuum
Mat Kearney – Nothing Left to Lose

Shows
Micah Dalton – Smiths Olde Bar
PJ Morton – Sugar Hill
India.Arie – Visions
Imogen Heap – Tabernacle

Saba Long. INTERN

Records
John Mayer – Continuum
Justin Timberlake – Future Sex/Love Sounds
KT Tunstall – Eye To the Telescope
Mariah Carey – The Emancipation of Mimi
Anthony Hamilton – Ain’t Nobody Worryin’
Lyfe Jennings – The Phoenix
Gran Bel Fisher – Full Moon Cigarette

Shows
Corinne Bailey Rae – The Loft
(Her opening act Gran Bel Fisher)
Anthony Hamilton – Fox Theatre

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Jars of Clay – Good Monsters
John Legend – Once Again
Govt Mule– High and Mighty
KT Tunstall– Eye to the Telescope
Silversun Pickups– Carnavan
Band of Horses– Everything All the Time

Shows
Steely Dan– Chastain Park/Atlanta
James Hall– Smith’s Old Bar/Atlanta
Tom Waits – The Tabernacle/Atlanta
Sufjan Stevens – The Fox/Atlanta
Damnwells– The Earl/Atlanta
Govt Mule – Soundcheck/The Tabernacle/Atlanta
Cary Ann Hearst – The Masquerade/Atlanta
Art Brut– Drunken Unicorn/Atlanta
Corey Smith – The Roxy/Atlanta
Noah Pine & The Marsh– Good Hurt/Los Angeles
India.Arie– Chastain Park/Atlanta
Selmonnaires– Lenny’s/Atlanta
Trey Anastasio– Tabernacle, Atlanta

Twanesia Rucker. INTERN

Records
John Mayer – Continuum
Gary Pfaff – White Stars
Ray Lamontagne– Til The Sun Turns Black
Variac– Break It To Your Girlfriend
Red Hot Chili Peppers– Stadium Arcadium

Shows
Gary Pfaff & Shandi Thorm @ Vinyl
Goo Goo Dolls & Counting Crows @ Hi Fi Buys
Obsession Day, DriveBlind & CandleBox @ Roxy
Kill Gordon & Variac @ The Earl
Government Mule @ Tabernacle (Soundcheck/Frends Of Dave FM)

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2005
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Richard Dunn. ARTIST DEVELOPMENT/A&R

Records
Young Jeezy – Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101
Damian Marley – Welcome to Jamrock.
Gorillaz – Demon Days
Bun B – Trill
Master P – Best of Master P
John Legend – Get Lifted
Leela James – A Change Is Gonna Come
Common – Be
Kanye West – Late Registration
Too Short – Pimpin Inc The Mixtape

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Jackson and his Computer Band – Smash
Boards of Canada – Campfire Headphase
Meat Beat Manifesto – At The Center
Prefuse 73 – Reads the Books
Bonobo – Live Sessions
AFX – Analord
Amon Tobin – Chaos Theory
Blockhead – Downtown Science
Tsutchie / Force Of Nature – Samurai Champloo Music: Masta
Mr.Scruff – Mrs Cruff

Keith Govan. INTERN

Records
D’Nell – 1st Magic
Quasimoto – The Further Adventures of…
Raul Midon – State of Mind
Opio – Triangulation Station
Slim Thug – Already Platinum
Common – Be
Young Jeezy – Let’s Get It
Kanye West – Late Registration
Chapter 13 – Nevermore’s Asylum
Rawkus – Best of Decade I

Steve Jones. PRESIDENT

Records
Johnny “Guitar” Watson – The Funk Anthology
Amos Lee – Amos Lee
David Garza – 2 online EP’s (Chuy Chuy Y’all & May Ides)
My Morning Jacket – Z
Kathleen Edwards – Back To Me
Neil Young – Prairie Wind
Brandi Carlile – Brandi Carlile
Eugene Edwards – My Favorite Revolution
Hacienda Brothers – Hacienda Brothers
Lewis Taylor – Lewis Taylor
(this came out in ’96 but I just discovered it thanks to one of our interns)

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
Jose Gonzalez – Veneer
David Ford – I Sincerely Apologize for All the Trouble I’ve Caused
My Morning Jacket – Z
Ry Coode r– Chavez Ravine
Wilco – Kicking Television: Live In Chicago
Common – Be
Kanye West – Late Registration
Art Brut – Bang Bang Rock & Roll
Kathleen Edwards – Back To Me
David Crowder – A Collision

Efrem Sharp. INTERN

Records
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane – Live at Carnegie Hall
Common – Be
The Black Keys – Rubber Factory
Little Brother – Minstrel Show
Deerhoof – The Runners Four
Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
Monade – A Few More Steps
Four Tet – Everything Ecstatic
Platinum Pied Pipers – Platinum Pied Pipers
Koushiik – Be With

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2004
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Ward Williams. JUMP

Records
Modest Mouse – Good News for People who love Bad News
Magnetic Fields – I
Calexico – Convict Pool
Patty Griffin – Impossible Dream
David Mead – Indiana
Blonde Redhead – Misery is a Butterfly
David Cross – It’s not funny
Michael Flynn – No Disassemble
Bill Carson and his Chequered Past – Copper Look

Brian Vander Ark. BVA

Records
Team America – World Police
Wilco – A Ghost is Born
U2 – How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
Elliot Smith – From a Basement on the Hill
Pixies – Best of
PJ Harvey – Uh Huh Her
Lucinda Williams – World Without Tears
Britney Spears – In the Zone (yes– britney fuckin’ spears)
Brian Wilson – Smile

Rooth Blackman. MASTER OF ALL THAT IS SALES

Records
Elton John – Peachtree Road
The Thrills – Let’s Bottle Bohemia
Interpol – Antics
Scissor Sisters – Scissor Sisters
Modest Mouse – Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Chomsky – Let’s Get to Second
Joss Stone – Mind Body & Soul
Green Day – American Idiot
Anita Baker – My Everything

Shows
Elton John – Tabernacle
Bruce Springsteen and R.E.M. – Vote for Change / Detroit

Richard Dunn. ARTIST DEVELOPMENT/A&R

Records
DJ Drama – Gangster Grills T.I.
Kanye West – College Drop Out
Brandy (So good I don’t know the title)
Maroon 5 – Songs About Jane
Beyonce
Rahsaan Patterson – After Hours
Usher (You got to respect those kind of numbers!!)
Van Hunt
Fertile Ground
T.I. – Urban Legend

Shows
Soul Fest 2004
Big Boi – Midtown Music Festival (Rain & ALL!!!)
Frank McComb – Jazzy Summer Nights Baltimore, MD
Lil Jon – MTV2 Taping – Tabernacle
Amp Fiddler – Apache Cafe
Van Hunt – Cotton Club
Kanye West – On The Bricks – Centennial Park
Rhonda Thomas – Whiskey Peach
Anthony Hamilton – Roxy
Nas – EarthLink Live

J.Gilman. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Records
Coil – Black Antlers
Ulrich Schnauss – A Strangely Isolated Place
Black Sun Empire – Driving Insane
Amon Tobin – Solid Steel Presents
50 Foot Wave – 50 Foot Wave
Teebee – The Legacy
Massive Attack – Danny the Dog
Piano Overlord – Piano Overlord
RJD2 – Since We Last Spoke
Rasputina – Frustration Plantation

Shows
Legendary Pink Dots – Echo Lounge
Skinny Puppy – Masquerade
Pixies – The Fox
Michael Flynn – Smith’s Olde Bar

Steve Jones. VP OF MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Records
Geraint Watkins – Dial W For Watkins
Ray LaMontagne – Trouble
The Zutons – Who Killed The Zutons
Wilco – A Ghost Is Born
Joseph Arthur – Our Shadows Will Remain
Kenny White – Symphony in 16 Bars
Omara Portuondo – Flor De Amor
Buddy Miller – Universal United House of Prayer
Candi Staton – self titled
Green Day – American Idiot

Shows
CC Adcock (including the rooster!) – The Continental/Austin, TX
Mark Broussard – the AAA Radio Conference/Boulder, CO
David Lindley – The Red Light Café/Atlanta, GA
The Mavericks – Stubbs/Austin, TX
John Mayer – Smith’s Olde Bar/Atlanta, GA
Al Anderson, Jeffrey Steele, Gary Nicholson, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Kimmie Rhodes, Kenny White doing a “songwriters in the round” – Durango
Songwriter’s EXPO – Buellton, CA
The entire lineup at the Third Annual Ponderosa Stomp – Rock N’ Bowl, New Orleans, LA

Mike McQuary. CEO

Records
Wilco – Ghost is Born
David Garza – A Strange Mess of Flowers
Keane – The College Drop Out
The Damnwells – Bastard’s of the Beat
Danger Mouse – The Grey Album
Ike Reilly – Sparkle in the Finish
Green Day – American Idiot
Tandy – To A Friend
Jill Scott – Beautifully Human
Brian Wilson – Smile

Shows
Cody Chesnutt – Variety Playhouse
Damnwells/The Shore – The Nick
John Mayer Blues Show – Smith’s Olde Bar (had no idea JM could play guitar like that)
Wilco – The Fox
David Garza – Smith’s Olde Bar
Dres Tha Beatnik – Apache
The Dead – Hi Fi Buys
Second Shift/YOU – Hard Rock
Michael Flynn – Smith’s Olde Bar

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