Album of the Year

2022Big ThiefDragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You
2021Japanese BreakfastJubilee
2020WaxahatcheeSt. Cloud
2019LizzoCuz I Love You
2018Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel
2017Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
2016Sonny Knight & The LakersSooner or Later
2015Charlie ParrStumpjumper
2014Magic CastlesSky Sounds
2013Kurt VileWakin On A Pretty Daze
2012Father John MistyFear Fun
2011Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
2010The Black KeysBrothers
2009The DecemberistsThe Hazards of Love
2008The Hold SteadyStay Positive
2007RadioheadIn Rainbows
2006The Hold Steady – Boys And Girls In AmericaBoys And Girls In America
2005Sufjan StevensIllinois
2004TV on the RadioDesperate Youth…
2003Cat PowerYou Are Free
2002Paul Westerberg/GrandpaboyStereo/Mono
2001LowThings We Lost In The Fire
2000 Elliot SmithFigure 8
1999Tom WaitsMule Variations
1997RadioheadOK Computer
1996SurahooliesUnderneath the Water (local)
1995JayhawksTomorrow the Green Grass (local)
1994SugarFile Under: Easy Listening
1993CrackerKerosene Hat
1992SugarCopper Blue
1991Crash Test DummiesThe Ghosts That Haunt Me
1990Trip ShakespeareAcross the Universe (local)
1989Indigo GirlsSelf Titled
1988Edie Brickell & New BohemiansShooting Rubberbands @ the Stars
1987The BearsSelf Titled
1983Bob DylanInfidels