Matt Durrant

I run around, I read bad books, I take pictures on my phone and some videos.
I sometimes try to make electronic music
Here are my favourite albums (which I'm buying on vinyl).
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50 Favourite Albums of 2006

My favourite albums as determined by my Spotify account (source code).

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RankAlbumTracks
1.
90%
The Body, The Blood, The Machine
The Thermals
2006
1. Here's Your Future
2. I Might Need To Kill You
3. An Ear For Baby
4. A Pillar Of Salt
5. Returning to the Fold
6. Test Pattern
7. St. Rosa and the Swallows
8. Back To The Sea
9. Power Doesn't Run On Nothing
10. I Hold The Sound
2.
68%
Donuts
J Dilla
2006
1. Donuts (Outro)
2. Workinonit
3. Waves
4. Light My Fire
5. The New
6. Stop
7. People
8. The Diff'rence
9. Mash
10. Time: The Donut of the Heart
11. Glazed
12. Airworks
13. Lightworks
14. Stepson Of The Clapper
15. The Twister (Huh, What)
16. One Eleven
17. Two Can Win
18. Don't Cry
19. Anti-American Graffiti
20. Geek Down
3.
33%
Hell Hath No Fury
Clipse
2006
1. We Got It For Cheap (Intro)
2. Momma I'm So Sorry
3. Mr. Me Too
4. Wamp Wamp (What It Do) (feat. Slim Thug)
5. Ride Around Shining (feat. Ab-Liva)
6. Dirty Money
7. Hello New World
8. Keys Open Doors
9. Ain't Cha (feat. Re-Up Gang)
10. Trill
11. Chinese New Year
12. Nightmares (feat. Bilal & Pharrell Williams)
4.
33%
Drowning in a Sea of Love
Nathan Fake
2006
1. Stops
2. Grandfathered
3. Charlie's House
4. Bumblechord
5. Superpositions
6. Bawsey
7. The Sky Was Pink
8. You Are Here
9. Falmer
10. Long Sunny
11. Fell
5.
28%
It's Never Been Like That
Phoenix
2006
1. Napoleon Says
2. Consolation Prizes
3. Rally
4. Long Distance Call
5. One Time Too Many
6. Lost and Found
7. Courtesy Laughs
8. North
9. Sometimes in the Fall
10. Second to None
6.
22%
A Lesson In Crime
Tokyo Police Club
2006
1. Cheer It On
2. Nature Of The Experiment
3. Citizens Of Tomorrow
4. Shoulders & Arms
5. If It Works
6. Cut Cut Paste
7. Be Good
8. La Ferrassie
7.
18%
It's Never Been Like That
Phoenix
2006
1. Napoleon says
2. Consolation Prizes
3. Rally
4. Long distance call
5. One time too many
6. Lost and found
7. Courtesy laughs
8. North
9. Sometimes in the fall
10. Second to none
11. Napoleon says (live)
12. Rally (live)
13. Sometimes in the fall (live)
14. Second to none (live)
8.
17%
Return To Cookie Mountain
TV On The Radio
2006
1. I Was a Lover
2. Hours
3. Province
4. Playhouses
5. Wolf Like Me
6. A Method
7. Let the Devil In
8. Dirty Whirl
9. Blues from Down Here
10. Tonight
11. Wash the Day Away
9.
16%
YoYoYoYoYo
Spank Rock
2006
1. Backyard Betty
2. What It Look Like
3. IMC
4. Rick Rubin
5. Touch Me
6. Bump
7. Sweet Talk
8. Chilly Will
9. Far Left
10. Coke & Wet
11. Competition
12. Screwville, USA
10.
16%
At War with the Mystics
The Flaming Lips
2006
1. The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song
2. Free Radicals
3. The Sound of Failure
4. My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion
5. Vein of Stars
6. The Wizard Turns On...
7. It Overtakes Me
8. Mr. Ambulance Driver
9. Haven't Got a Clue
10. The W.A.N.D.
11. Pompeii Am Gotterdammerung
12. Goin' On
13. Bohemian Rhapsody
14. The Gold in the Mountain of Our Madness
15. The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song - Extended Version
16. Time Travel...YES!!
11.
14%
The Gatalog: A Collection of Chaos
Celph Titled
2006
1. Primo's Four Course Meal
2. Playin' with Fire (feat. Styles of Beyond & Apathy)
3. Spoiled Rotten (feat. J-Zone)
4. Way of the Gun (feat. Esoteric, Lord Digga & Apathy)
5. Diablos (feat. Louis Logic)
6. So Cold (feat. Oktober)
7. All About Drama (feat. Big Scoob, Sleepy Eyes & Ali Vegas)
8. Clap (feat. Cashmere the Pro & Oktober)
9. Never the Least
10. Guerilla Orchestra (feat. Tino Vega & Apathy)
11. The Battle (Extended Mix) [feat. Mike Shinoda]
12. Revaporate (feat. Dutchmassive & Majik Most)
13. Down & Dirty About My Scratch
14. Who's ******' Around (Remix) [feat. K-Skills]
15. Rock (Remix) [feat. Louis Logic, Lexicon, J-Zone & Ryu]
16. Fahrenheit 813 (feat. Dutchmassive & Majik Most)
17. The Countdown Theory (feat. Walkmen)
18. Hold Something (feat. Dutchmassive)
1. Turntable Science (feat. DJ Skully)
2. Yell at Us (feat. Apathy & Esoteric)
12.
14%
Boss Hog Barbarians: Every Hog Has Its Day
Celph Titled
2006
1. Hog Hop
2. Givva Hog a Bone
3. B****, That Ain't Luv
4. C**ksucka
5. You Got Mail
6. Hog Luv
7. 113th Precinct (Skit)
8. Rev. Getright
9. Boss Hog Malt Liquor
10. Dog Show Pageant
11. Steady Smobbin'
12. The Weight Debate
13. Celph Destruction
14. Hell No, Ho!
15. J-Zone Hoggamix
16. Boss Hoggin'
17. Snoutro
13.
13%
The Body, The Blood, The Machine
The Thermals
2006
1. Here's Your Future
2. I Might Need You To Kill
3. An Ear For Baby
4. A Pillar Of Salt
5. Returning to the Fold
6. Test Pattern
7. St. Rosa and the Swallows
8. Back To The Sea
9. Power Doesn't Run On Nothing
10. I Hold The Sound
14.
13%
The Body, The Blood, The Machine
The Thermals
2006
1. Here's Your Future
2. I Might Need You To Kill
3. An Ear For Baby
4. A Pillar Of Salt
5. Returning to the Fold
6. Test Pattern
7. St. Rosa and the Swallows
8. Back To The Sea
9. Power Doesn't Run On Nothing
10. I Hold The Sound
15.
12%
Back To Black
Amy Winehouse
2006
1. Rehab
2. You Know I'm No Good
3. Me & Mr Jones
4. Just Friends
5. Back To Black
6. Love Is A Losing Game
7. Tears Dry On Their Own
8. Wake Up Alone
9. Some Unholy War
10. He Can Only Hold Her
11. Addicted
16.
12%
Donuts
J Dilla
2006
1. Donuts (Outro)
2. Workinonit
3. Waves
4. Light My Fire
5. The New
6. Stop
7. People
8. The Diff'rence
9. Mash
10. Time: The Donut of the Heart
11. Glazed
12. Airworks
13. Lightworks
14. Stepson Of The Clapper
15. The Twister (Huh, What)
16. One Eleven
17. Two Can Win
18. Don't Cry
19. AntiAmerican Graffiti
20. Geek Down
17.
12%
Donuts
J Dilla
2006
1. Donuts (Outro)
2. Workinonit
3. Waves
4. Light My Fire
5. The New
6. Stop
7. People
8. The Diff'rence
9. Mash
10. Time: The Donut of the Heart
11. Glazed
12. Airworks
13. Lightworks
14. Stepson Of The Clapper
15. The Twister (Huh, What)
16. One Eleven
17. Two Can Win
18. Don't Cry
19. Anti-American Graffiti
20. Geek Down
18.
11%
Songs for Parents Who Enjoy Drugs
Hamell on Trial
2006
1. Inquiring Minds
2. Heat
3. Wheels Pt 1
4. Pretty Colors
5. Apartment #4
6. Hey Boss
7. Values
8. Maddy's Pt 1 (Skit)
9. Jerkin'
10. Socializing
11. Maddy's Pt 2 (Skit)
12. Coulter's ******
13. Civil Disobedience
14. Mommy's Not Talking Today
15. Father's Advice
16. Wheels Pt 2
19.
11%
Feedback
Jurassic 5
2006
1. Back 4 U
2. Radio
3. Brown Girl (Suga Plum)
4. Gotta Understand
5. In The House
6. Baby Please
7. Work It Out
8. Where We At
9. Get It Together
10. Future Sound
11. J Resume
12. Red Hot
13. Turn It Out
14. End Up Like This
15. Canto De Ossanha
16. Concrete Schoolyard - Live at Brixton Academy
17. A Day At The Races - Live at Brixton Academy
20.
11%
Rapperfection
Edan
2006
1. Rapperfection
2. Rapperfection
3. Rapperfection
4. Syllable Practice
5. You Suck
6. You Suck
7. You Suck
21.
11%
Black Sheep Boy & Appendix
Okkervil River
2006
1. Black Sheep Boy
2. For Real
3. In A Radio Song
4. Black
5. Get Big
6. A King And A Queen
7. A Stone
8. The Latest Toughs
9. Song Of Our So-Called Friend
10. So Come Back, I Am Waiting
11. A Glow
1. Missing Children
2. No Key, No Plan
3. A Garden
4. Black Sheep Boy # 4
5. The Next Four Months
6. Another Radio Song
7. A Forest
8. Last Love Song For Now
22.
10%
You In Reverse
Built To Spill
2006
1. Goin' Against Your Mind
2. Traces
3. Liar
4. Saturday
5. Wherever You Go
6. Conventional Wisdom
7. Gone
8. Mess with Time
9. Just a Habit
10. The Wait
23.
10%
Everything All The Time
Band of Horses
2006
1. The First Song
2. Wicked Gil
3. Our Swords
4. The Funeral
5. Part One
6. The Great Salt Lake
7. Weed Party
8. I Go to the Barn Because I Like The
9. Monsters
10. St. Augustine
24.
10%
Dreams
The Whitest Boy Alive
2006
1. Burning
2. Golden Cage
3. Fireworks
4. Done With You
5. Don't Give Up
6. Above You
7. Inflation
8. Figures
9. Borders
10. All Ears
25.
10%
From The Roots To The Shoots
Max Sedgley
2006
1. Happy (Make You Happy) - Radio Edit
2. I've Been Waiting
3. Celebrity
4. Devil Inside - Radio Edit
5. Slowly
6. You Can
7. Set It Free
8. Déjà Vu
9. Two Way Thing
10. Ego Spiritual
26.
10%
Real Life
Joan As Police Woman
2006
1. Real Life
2. Eternal Flame
3. Feed The Light
4. The Ride
5. I Defy
6. Flushed Chest
7. Christobel
8. Save Me
9. Anyone
10. We Don't Own It
27.
10%
Silent Shout
The Knife
2006
1. Silent Shout
2. Neverland
3. The Captain
4. We Share Our Mother's Health
5. Na Na Na
6. Marble House
7. Like A Pen
8. From Off To On
9. Forest Families
10. One Hit
11. Still Light
28.
10%
The Trials Of Van Occupanther
Midlake
2006
1. Roscoe
2. Bandits
3. Head Home
4. Van Occupanther
5. Young Bride
6. Branches
7. In This Camp
8. We Gathered In Spring
9. It Covers The Hillsides
10. Chasing After Deer
11. You Never Arrived
29.
10%
The Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth Of A Beast
Matmos
2006
1. Roses and Teeth for Ludwig Wittgenstein
2. Steam and Sequins for Larry Levan
3. Tract for Valerie Solanas
4. Public Sex for Boyd McDonald
5. ***** Song for James Bidgood
6. Snails and Lasers for Patricia Highsmith
7. Germs Burn for Darby Crash
8. Solo Buttons for Joe Meek
9. Rag for William S. Burroughs
10. Banquet for King Ludwig II of Bavaria
11. Kendo for Yukio Mishima
30.
10%
Mo' Mega
Mr. Lif
2006
1. Collapse
2. Ultra/Mega
3. Brothaz
4. The Fries
5. Take, Hold, Fire
6. Murs iz my Manager
7. Washitup!
8. Long Distance
9. MO' MEGA
10. Lookin' in
11. For You
31.
10%
Black Holes and Revelations
Muse
2006
1. Take a Bow
2. Starlight
3. Supermassive Black Hole
4. Map of the Problematique
5. Soldier's Poem
6. Invincible
7. Assassin
8. Exo-Politics
9. City of Delusion
10. Hoodoo
11. Knights of Cydonia
12. Glorious
32.
10%
The Audience's Listening
Cut Chemist
2006
1. Motivational Speaker
2. (My 1st) Big Break
3. The Lift
4. The Garden
5. Spat
6. What's the Altitude (feat. Hymnal)
7. Metrorail Thru Space
8. Storm (feat. Edan and Mr. Lif)
9. 2266 Cambridge (feat. Thes One)
10. Spoon
11. A Peak in Time
12. The Audience Is Listening Theme Song
33.
10%
Post-War
M. Ward
2006
1. Poison Cup
2. To Go Home
3. Right in the Head
4. Post-War
5. Requiem
6. Chinese Translation
7. Eyes on the Prize
8. Magic Trick
9. Neptune's Net
10. Rollercoaster
11. Today's Undertaking
12. Afterword / Rag
34.
10%
Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain
Sparklehorse
2006
1. Don't Take My Sunshine Away
2. Getting It Wrong
3. Shade And Honey
4. See The Light
5. Return To Me
6. Some Sweet Day
7. Ghost In The Sky
8. Mountains
9. Morning Hollow
10. It's Not So Hard
11. Knives Of Summertime
12. Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain (Aka Maxine)
35.
10%
The Shining Instrumental
J Dilla
2006
1. Geek Down
2. E=MC2
3. Love Jones
4. Love
5. Baby
6. So Far To Go
7. Jungle Love
8. Over The Breaks
9. Body Movin'
10. Dime Piece
11. Love Movin'
12. Won't Do - Instrumental
36.
10%
Hardwire Healing
Dexateens
2006
1. Naked Ground
2. Neil Armstrong
3. Downtown
4. Makers Mound
5. Some Things
6. What Money Means
7. Own Thing
8. Fyffe
9. Freight Train
10. Nadine
11. Outside the Loop
12. Fingertips
37.
10%
Rather Ripped
Sonic Youth
2006
1. Reena
2. Incinerate
3. Do You Believe In Rapture?
4. Sleepin' Around
5. What A Waste
6. Jams Runs Free
7. Rats
8. Turquoise Boy
9. Lights Out
10. The Neutral
11. Pink Steam
12. Or
13. Helen Lundeberg
38.
10%
Boys and Girls in America
The Hold Steady
2006
1. Stuck Between Stations
2. Chips Ahoy
3. Hot Soft Light
4. Same Kooks
5. First Night
6. Party Pit
7. You Can Make Him Like You
8. Massive Nights
9. Citrus
10. Chill out Tent
11. South Town Girls
12. Girls Like Status
13. Arms and Hearts
39.
10%
The Life Pursuit
Belle & Sebastian
2006
1. Act of the Apostle
2. Another Sunny Day
3. White Collar Boy
4. The Blues Are Still Blue
5. Dress Up in You
6. Sukie in the Graveyard
7. We Are the Sleepyheads
8. Song for Sunshine
9. Funny Little Frog
10. To Be Myself Completely
11. Act of the Apostle II
12. For the Price of a Cup of Tea
13. Mornington Crescent
40.
10%
Overstanding
Sizzla
2006
1. Take Myself Away
2. Break Free
3. Pay To Learn
4. Solid As A Rock
5. I Love You Baby
6. Give Me A Try
7. Cost Of Living
8. Black Woman & Child
9. Smoke Marijuana
10. Beautiful Day
11. Thank You Mama
12. Just One Of Those Days
13. Thank You For Loving Me
14. Take Myself Away - DJ Clark Kent Remix
41.
10%
Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain
Sparklehorse
2006
1. Don't Take My Sunshine Away
2. Getting It Wrong
3. Shade And Honey
4. See The Light
5. Return To Me
6. Some Sweet Day
7. Ghost In The Sky
8. Mountains
9. Morning Hollow
10. It's Not So Hard
11. Knives Of Summertime
12. Dreamt For Light Years In The Belly Of A Mountain (Aka Maxine)
13. Galveston
14. Marigold
42.
10%
Game Theory
The Roots
2006
1. Dilltastic Vol Won(derful)
2. False Media
3. Game Theory
4. Don't Feel Right
5. In The Music
6. Take It There
7. Baby
8. Here I Come
9. Long Time
10. Livin' In A New World
11. Clock With No Hands
12. Atonement
13. Can't Stop This
14. Bread And Butter
43.
10%
The Craft
Blackalicious
2006
1. World Of Vibrations
2. Supreme People
3. Rhythm Sticks
4. Powers
5. Your Move (feat. Lifesavas)
6. Lotus Flower (feat. George Clinton)
7. My Pen And Pad
8. Side To Side (feat. Lateef & Pigeon John)
9. Automatique (feat. Floetry)
10. The Fall & Rise Of Elliot Brown (Parts 1 & 2)
11. Black Diamonds And Pearls (feat. Larry Saunders & Ledisi)
12. Give It To You (feat. Kween & Lyrics Born)
13. Ego Sonic War Drums (feat. Peace)
14. The Craft
44.
10%
Exit Music: Songs With Radio Heads
Various Artists
2006
1. No Surprises
2. Morning Bell feat. Donn
3. In Limbo feat. The Sa-Ra All Stars
4. High & Dry feat. Bilal
5. Just feat. Alex Greenwald
6. Airbag
7. Nice Dream feat. Mara Carlyle
8. Blow Out
9. The National Anthem
10. Karma Police
11. Paranoid Android
12. Everything In Its Right Place feat. Erro
13. Knives Out feat. Monica Blaire
14. Exit Music (For A Film)
45.
9%
The Collection: The Best of the Early Years
Split Enz
2006
1. Late Last Night
2. Another Great Divide
3. My Mistake
4. Stranger Than Fiction
5. Walking Down the Road
6. Sweet Dreams
7. 129
8. Woman Who Loves You
9. Titus
10. Sugar and Spice
11. Without a Doubt
12. Nice to Know
13. Jamboree
14. Parrot Fashion Love
15. Lovey Dovey
46.
9%
Return To Cookie Mountain
TV On The Radio
2006
1. I Was A Lover
2. Hours
3. Province
4. Playhouses
5. Wolf Like Me
6. A Method
7. Let The Devil In
8. Dirtywhirl
9. Blues From Down Here
10. Tonight
11. Wash The Day
12. Untitled
13. Snakes And Martyrs
14. Hours - El-P remix
15. Things You Can Do
47.
9%
A Piece Of Strange
Cunninlynguists
2006
1. Where Will You Be?
2. Since When
3. Nothing To Give
4. Caved In
5. Hourglass
6. Beautiful Girl
7. Inhale - Interlude
8. Brain Cell
9. America Loves Gangsters
10. Never Know Why
11. The Gates
12. Damnation - Interlude
13. Hellfire
14. Remember Me (Abstract/Reality)
15. What'll You Do?
16. The Light
48.
9%
Renaissance The Classics
Various Artists
2006
1. Children
2. Where Love Lives - Classic Club Mix
3. How Can I Love You More? - Sasha's Master Mix
4. Another Chance
5. A Deeper Love - A Deeper Love Mix
6. People Hold On (feat. Lisa Stansfield) - Radio Edit
7. The Gift
8. Another Sleepless Night - Bassman Mix
1. Move Your Body
2. Anthem
3. Don't You Want Me - Hooj Mix
4. Release the Pressure - Vocal
5. Let the Beat Hit 'Em - Pop Radio Mix
6. Heaven - Heavy Club Mix
7. Perfect Motion - Boys Own Mix
8. Sunshine On a Rainy Day
49.
9%
Songs for Parents Who Enjoy Drugs
Hamell on Trial
2006
1. Inquiring Minds
2. Heat
3. Wheels Pt 1
4. Pretty Colors
5. Apartment #4
6. Hey Boss
7. Values
8. Maddy's Pt 1 (Skit)
9. Jerkin'
10. Socializing
11. Maddy's Pt 2 (Skit)
12. Coulter's ******
13. Civil Disobedience
14. Mommy's Not Talking Today
15. Father's Advice
16. Wheels Pt 2
50.
9%
Greatest Hits - Postcards From East Oceanside
Paula Cole
2006
1. I Am so Ordinary - Remastered Version
2. Me - Remastered Version
3. I Believe in Love - Remastered Version
4. Where Have All the Cowboys Gone ? - Remastered Version
5. Amen - Remastered Version
6. Feelin' Love
7. I Don't Want to Wait
8. God Is Watching - Remastered Version
9. Carmen - Remastered Version
10. Happy Home - Remastered Version
11. Autumn Leaves - Remastered Version
12. Saturn Girl - Remastered Version
13. Hush, Hush, Hush. - Remastered Version
14. Bethlehem - Remastered Version
15. Tomorrow I Will Be Yours
16. Postcards from East Oceanside