Pitchfork’s "Worst Album Covers of 2006": Yeah, what was up with that Built to Spill art?
The Passion of the Weiss’ "Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2006": I’m not sure how one can be disappointed with Morningwood. With a name like that, what do you really expect?
For those wondering how Silent Alarm will fare in ten years, The Onion’s AV Club looks back at "11 Ghosts Of Best-Of Music Lists Past (1989–2000)." Were people really excited about Living Colour’s Time’s Up? (Apparently yes… J from Heart-on-a-Stick certainly was. Still, not my thing.) Elsewhere, the editors explain why The Raconteurs, Beck, Clipse, Joanna Newsom and other common end-of-year contenders didn’t make their list.
The Golden Globe noms are in... the picks are unsurprisingly milquetoast. Dreamgirls, Blood Diamond, Seal for best song…zzzz.