Beatz By The Pound
2006 Year-End Beatz Individual Writer Lists

welcome to the final edition of Beatz by the Pound for 2006, a veritable smorgasbord of lists, thoughts, and reflections about the current state of dance music. And while all of our writers handed in very diverse ballots, we were able to come to a consensus on a couple of key releases, producers, and labels. Let the madness begin…

Beatz By The Pound 2006 Best Of...

Individual Lists

Todd Hutlock

Top Producers
Martin Buttrich
Carl Craig
Dominik Eulberg
Matthew Dear

Top Singles/EPs
Villalobos - "Fizheuer Ziheuer"
Audion - "Mouth to Mouth"
Troy Pierce - "25 Bitches"
Jeff Mills - Natural World EP
Loco Dice - Harissa EP
DJ T vs Booka Shade - "Played Runner"
Audion/Ellen Allien - Just a Man/Woman
Claude VonStroke - "The Whistler/Who's Afraid of Detroit?"
James T. Cotton - "Oochie Coo"
Dominik Eulberg - "Bionik"
Shane Berry - "Fillertet 2"
Audio Werner - "Trust"
Sleeparchive - Radio Transmission EP
Ricardo Villalobos - What's Wrong My Friends? EP
Alex Under - Collage EP
Gaiser - And Answer EP
Andrew Weatherall - The Bullet Catcher's Apprentice

Top Labels
Get Physical
Spectral Sound
Planet E
Poker Flat

Top Mixes/Compilations
V/A - Underground Resistance: Interstellar Fugitives 2 – The Destruction of Order
Magda - She's A Dancing Machine
Heidi - Monza Club Ibiza, Vol 1
Matthew Dear as Audion - Fabric 27
Guido Schnieder - Focus on Guido Schneider
Alex Smoke - Sci.Fi.Hi.Fi. Vol. 3
V/A - Pop Ambient 2007
V/A - Idol Tryouts Two: Ghostly International Vol. Two
Henrik Schwarz - DJ Kicks
V/A - Cocoon Recordings: F
Two Lone Swordsmen - Emissions Audio Output - From The Archive Vol 1

Top Artist Albums
Trentemoller - The Last Resort
Burial - Burial
Booka Shade - Movements
Alex Smoke - Paradolia
Ellen Allien & Apparat - Orchestra of Bubbles
Donnacha Costello - 6x6=36
Thomas Brinkmann - Klick Revolution
Jeff Mills - One Man Spaceship
Claude VonStroke - Beware of the Bird
My My - Songs for the Gentle

Top Remixes
Patrick Chardronnet - "Eve By Day (Ripperton's Lovelee Dae Mix)"
Hot Chip - "Boy From School (Erol Alkan's Re-Work)"
Shane Berry - "Fillertet 2 (Dominik Eulberg Remix)
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - "Revelee (Carl Craig Remix)"
Rhythm & Sound - "See Mi Version (Basic Reshape)"
Depeche Mode - "The Sinner In Me (Ricardo Villalobos Conclave Remix)"
Troy Pierce - "25 Bitches (Gaiser's Too Many Bitches Makeover)"
Dominik Eulberg - "Blueten Sind Dem Grossen Schillerfalter Fremd (Renato Figoli Remix)"
Trentemoller - "Always Something Better (Trentemoller Remix)"
Electronic Resistance - "Marvelous Night (Claude Young Remix)"

Nick Sylvester

Top Singles/EPs
Booka Shade: Night Falls
Digitalism: Jupiter Room (Martian Assault Edit)
Escort: Starlight
Gabriel Ananda: Miracel Whop EP
Goat Dance: Sizzle
Heartthrob: Baby Kate
Herbert: Something Isn't Right
Isolee: Hermelin
Jamiroquai: Runaway
Lexx: Sirocco
Lindstrom & Prins Thomas: "Sykkelsong (Live From Goa Club)"
Luomo: Really Don't Mind
Melchior Productions: Different Places
My My: Butterflies & Zebras
Reverso 68: Tokyo Disco
Ricardo Villalobos: Fizeuer Zieheuer
Shit Robot: Triumph
STL: The Early Tracks
Whitey: Wrap It Up
Xaver Naudascher: Motor City

Top Remixes
Chelonis R. Jones: Deer In The Headlights (Radio Slave Remix)
Delia and Gavin: Relevee (Carl Craig and DFA Remixes)
Dondolo: Dragon (Shit Robot Firebreathing Mix)
Hot Chip: Boy From School (Erol Alkan's Extended Re-Work)
Home Video: Penguin (Loving Hand Remix)
Kaos: Cerebral Tremolo (Brennan Green and Sal P. Remix)
Kelis: Bossy (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Remix)
Kissogram: My Friend Is A Seahorse (Radio Slave Remix)
The Knife: We Share Our Mother's Health (Radio Slave Remix)
Kris Menace Presents Stars On 33: I Feel Music In Your Heart (Kris Menace and Likelike Remix)
Stephen Malkmus: Kindling For the Master (Major Swellings Remix)
Man Man: Engrish Blood (Pink Skull Remix)
MIA: Tanz der Molecule (My My Remix)
Arthur Russell: Springfield (DFA Remix)
Riton: Angerman (Riton Re Rub)
Robbie Williams: Rudebox (Chicken Lips Dub Malfunction)
Rick Ross vs. Simian Mobile Disco: Hustlin' Hustler (Cadence Weapon Hi-Speed Edit)
Telex: Do Worry (Lindstrom Remix)
Toby Tobias: A Close Shave (Prins Thomas Disko Tek Mix)
Und: Rodeo (Crowdpleaser Remix)

Peter Chambers

Top Producers
Andy Stott
The Knife
Claro Intelecto
Pantha du Prince
Laurent Garnier
Jamal Moss
Roman Flügel
Ricardo Villalobos

Top Singles/EPs
Efdemin - Bergwein
Jacek Sienciewicz - Double Secret Life
Pantha du Prince - Lichten/Walden
Andy Stott - The Nervous
Isolée - Hermelin
Tobias - Street Knowledge
Monolake - Alaska Melting
Substance/Vainqueur - Surface/Immersion
Audion - Mouth to Mouth
Rhythm & Sound - See Mi Yah remixes vol #2

Top Labels
Modern Love
Sonar Kollektiv

Top Mixes/Compilations
Cassy - Panorama Bar 01
Magda - She's a Dancing Machine
Tobi Neumann - Flieder Lieder
Lawrence - Groove #100/No9
Henrik Schwarz - DJ Kicks
Laurent Garnier & Carl Craig - Kings of Techno
Fabric 30 - Rub n Tug
Michael Mayer - Live @ Harry Klein (mp3)
Lawrence - Betalounge set
DJ Deep - City 2 City Vo1. 2

Top Artist Albums
Junior Boys - So this is Goodbye
The Knife - Silent Shout
Andy Stott - Merciless
Hot Chip - The Warning
OOIOO - Taiga
Clark - Body Riddle
Jenny Wilson - Love and Youth
Fujiya and Miyagi - Transparent Things
Luomo - Paper Tigers
My My - Songs for the Gentle

Top Remixes
Monolake - Alaska Melting - Substance mixes
NSI - Clara Ghavami - Extended Luciano mix
Rhythm & Sound w/Koki - Rise and Praise - Vainqueur remix
Rhythm & Sound w/ Paul St. Hilaire - Free for all - Soundstream Remix
Tony Allen - Moyege - Mark's mix

Favorite Live Act/DJ Set
Robert Babicz
Mathew Jonson
Donnacha Costello

Nate DeYoung

Top Producers
Ricardo Villalobos
Loco Dice
The Field
Stephan Bodzi
n Duoteque
My My
Ellen Allien & Apparat
Jan Jelinek

Top Singles
Fuckaponydelic - Switch on the Light
Escort - Starlight
Audion - Mouth to Mouth
Ricardo Villalobos - FZ
Reverso 68 - Tokyo Disko
Ellen Allien - Jet
Prinzhorn Dance School - You are a Space Invader
Loco Dice - Harissa EP
The Field - Sun & Ice
Shackleton - Blood on My Hands

Top Labels
We Are

Top Mixes/Compilations
Optimo - Essential Mix
Luciano - Sci.Hi.Fi 2
Magda - She's a Dancing Machine
Larry Levan - Journey Into Paradise
Tom Moulton - A Tom Moulton Mix
LCD Soundsystem - 45:33
Shit Robot - DFA Website Mix
Heidi - Monza Club Ibiza Compilation
Audion - Fabric
Henrik Schwarz - DJ Kicks

Top Artist Albums
Girl Talk - Night Ripper
The Knife - Silent Shout
My My - Songs for the Gentle
Lindstrom - A Feedelity Affair
Booka Shade - Movements
Fujiya & Miyagi - Transparent Things
Ellen Allien & Apparat - Orchestra of Bubbles
Tim Hecker - Harmony in Ultraviolet
Belong - October Language
Jan Jelinek - Tierbeobachtungen

Top Remixes
Gui Boratto - Like You (Supermayer Remix)
Anja Schnieder & Sebo K - Rancho Relaxo (Pan Pot Remix)
Lindstrom - Another Station (Todd Terje Remix)
Duoteque - Daki Theta (MFA Instrumental Remix)
Rhythm & Sound - Poor People Must Work (Carl Craig Remix)
Rhythm & Sound - Truly (Vladislav Delay Remix)
Chelonis Jones - Deer in the Headlights (Radio Slave Remix)
Hot Chip - Boy From School (Erol Alkan's Extended Re-Work)
Depeche Mode - The Sinner in Me (Ricardo Villalobos Conclave Remix)

James Jung

Top Producers
DJ Koze
Justus Kohncke
Rice Twins
Booka Shade
My My
Michael Mayer
James Tamborello
Thomas Fehlmann

Top Singles/EPs
DJ Koze - ”My Grandmotha" (Jan Jelinek Mix)
Rice Twins - “For Dan"
International Pony - "Gothic Girl"
Booka Shade - "Paper Moon"
Crowdpleaser & St. Plomb - "18 Years"
Gui Boratto - "Like You" (Supermayer Mix)
Substance & Vainqueur - "Immersion"
Ada - “Living It Up"
International Pony - "Solid Gold -- The Lost Version"
Jimmy Edgar - "I Wanna Be Your STD"

Top Labels
Get Physical
Plug Research

Top Mixes/Compilations
Michael Mayer - ”Immer 2"
Cut Copy - “Fabriclive 29"
Sascha Funke - "Boogy Bytes Vol. 02"
V/A – “Total 7”
Henrik Schwarz - "DJ Kicks"
Harald Sack Ziegler - "Punkt"
Alex of !K7 & Joe of Hot Chip - "GrecoRoman 2006 Mix"
Tobias Becker - "Trallafitti"
Optimo - "Psyche Out"
Air - "Late Night Tales"

Top Artist Albums
International Pony – “Mit Dir Sind Wir Vier”
Hot Chip - "The Warning"
My My - “Songs For The Gentle"
LCD Soundsystem - "Nike Original Run 45:33”
Booka Shade - "Movements"
Fuckpony - "Children Of Love"
James Figurine - "Mistake Mistake Mistake Mistake"
SCSI-9 - “The Line of Nine"
Jan Jelinek – “Kosmicher Pitch”
Crowdpleaser & St. Plomb “2006”

Favorite Live Act/DJ Set
Thomas Fehlmann Live

Mallory O’Donnell

Top Producers
Hans-Peter Lindstrom
Fred Falke
Rajko Muller/Isolee
Sasu Ripati/Luomo/Vladislav Delay
Morgan Geist
James Murphy
Gui Boratto
Alex Smoke
Michael Morin
Danny Wolfers/Legowelt

Top Singles / EPs
Escort - Starlight
Fred Falke - Omega Man
Lindstrom - Another Station
Alice Smith - Love Endevour
Greg Wilson - Hardcore Boogie EP
Duoteque - Daki Theta
Justice - Waters of Nazareth
Insect & Matschiste - Dschoanna Ost & Kjex - How Not to be a Biscuit
Scsi 9 - Transsiburski Express

Top Labels
Get Physical
Trapez Ltd.
Bpitch Control
Ouput Recordings
Creme Organization
Crosstown Rebels

Top Mixes / Compilations
V/A - Larry Levan: Journey Into Paradise
Munk - Gomma Gang 3
V/A - Tom Moulton: A Tom Moulton Mix
Cajmere / Green Velvet - Sessions: Cajmere Vs. Green Velvet
V/A - Kompakt Total 7
Alexander Robotnick - Krypta 1982 (Rare Robotnicks, Vol. 2)
Tobi Neumann - Flieder Lieder
V/A - DJ Kicks Exclusives
Magda - She's A Dancing Machine
V/A - Kitsune Maison, vol. 3

Top Artist Albums
Lindstrøm - It's A Feedelity Affair
Booka Shade - Movements
My My - Songs From the Gentle
Hot Chip - The Warning
Ellen Allien & Apparat - Orchestra of Bubbles
Crowdpleaser & St. Plomb - 2006
The Knife - Silent Shout
Chicken Lips - Making Faces
Claude Vonstroke - Beware of the Bird
Skatebard - Midnight Magic

Favorite Live Act / DJ Set
Miss Kitten @ Sonar

Michael F. Gill

Top Producers
The Glimmers
Alan Braxe
Ellen Allien
Thomas Brinkmann
Danny Wolfers/Legowelt
Jacek Sienkiewicz
Todd Edwards
Susumu Yokota
Michael Mayer

Top Singles/EPs
Escort - Starlight
Sasse feat. Kiki - Loosing Touch
Sally Shapiro - I'll Be By Your Side
Reinhard Voigt & Michael Mayer – Trasparenza
Soulphiction - Masai Mara
Greg Wilson – Hardcore Boogie
Jacek Sienkiewicz - Double Secret Life
Luomo – Really Don’t Mind
Bugz In The Attic – Consequence
The Hasbeens - Make The World Go Away
Top Labels
Crème Organisation
Strange Life

Top Mixes/Compilations
Joey Negro & Sean P - Destination: Boogie
Luciano - Sci-Fi Hi Fi Volume 2
V/A - A Tom Moulton Mix
Serge - Vintage Future
V/A - A Tribute to Robert Moog
V/A - Permanent Vacation
Kiki – Boogybytes Vol. 1
Danny Howells - Choice: A Collection of Classics
V/A – Idol Tryouts 2
Andrea Parker - Nobody’s Perfect Part II

Top Artist Albums
Lindstrom – It’s A Feedelity Affair
Alden Tyrell – Times Likes These
Sally Shapiro – Disco Romance
Daniele Baldelli – Cosmic Sound
Smackos – Waiting For The Red Bear
Barbara Morgenstern - The Grass Is Always Greener
TBA Empty - Stupid Rotation
Donnacha Costello - 6X6=36
Herbert - Scale

Favorite Live Act/DJ Set
Joseph Colbourne

By: Stylus Staff
Published on: 2006-12-18
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