JamBase's Best Of 2007

JamBase Staff

Kayceman
Aaron Kayce (Kayceman) - Editor-in-Chief
Albums
1. Great Lake Swimmers - Ongiara
2. Iron And Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
3. Radiohead - In Rainbows
4. Band of Horses - Cease To Begin
5. The White Stripes – Icky Thump

Shows
1. Daft Punk | 10.27.07 | Vegoose | Las Vegas, NV
2. The Mars Volta | 03.31.07 | Berkeley Community Theater | Berkeley, CA
3. The Arcade Fire | 06.02.07 | Greek Theatre | Berkeley, CA

SuperDee
SuperDee - Creative Director
Albums
1. Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight
2. Feist - The Reminder
3. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
4. Steel Train - Trampoline
5. Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger

Shows
1. My Morning Jacket | Langerado | Florida
2. Surprise Me Mr. Davis | High Sierra (Vaudeville Tent & Camp Harry) | Quincy, CA
3. Daft Punk | Lollapalooza | Chicago, IL

David Rosenheim
David Rosenheim - CEO
Albums
1. Refugee Allstars - Living Like a Refugee
2. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
3. New Pornographers - Challengers
4. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Baby 81
5. M.I.A. - Kala

Shows
1. Mother Hips, Backyard Tire Fire | 05.04.07 | Mercury Lounge | NYC, NY
2. Dinosaur Jr. | 05.16.07 | Slim's, SF, CA
3. Meat Puppets | 08.29.07 | Knitting Factory | NYC, NY

Andy Gadiel
Andy Gadiel - Founder
Albums
1. Steel Train - Trampoline
2. Corinne West - Second Sight
3. ALO - Roses and Clover
4. Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
5. Neil Young – Live at Massey Hall

Shows
1. Jam Cruise - The most fun I've ever had
2. Ben Kweller | 09.04.07 | Bottom of the Hill | San Francisco, CA
3. Tea Leaf Green w/ Reed Mathis | 12.07.07 | Rio Theatre Santa Cruz, CA

Andrew Warren
Andrew Warren - Tour Date Guru
Albums (in no particular order)
1. Feist The Reminder
2. Against Me! - New Wave
3. Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
4. Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
5. Iron And Wine - The Shepherd's Dog

Shows
1.Patrick Wolf | 05.21.07 | Café Du Nord | San Francisco, CA
2. Cold War Kids | 02.23.07 | Great American Music Hall | San Francisco, CA
3. Surprise Me Mr. Davis | 07.05.07 | High Sierra Vaudeville Tent | Quincy, CA

Geoff Harrison
Geoff Harrison - Sales Manager
Albums
1. Kings of Leon - Because of the Times
2. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
3. New Pornographers - Challengers
4. Josh Ritter - The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
5. Andrew Bird - Armchair Apocrypha

Shows
1. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band | 10.22.07 | United Center | Chicago, IL
2. Neil Young | 11.12.07 | Chicago Theater | Chicago, IL
3. Meat Puppets | 08.29.07 | Knitting Factory | NYC, NY

Tanner Wyer
Tanner Wyer - Sales
Albums
1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
3. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
4. Great Lake Swimmers - Ongiara
5. The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism

Shows
1. Daft Punk | 10.27.07 | Vegoose | Las Vegas, NV
2. ALO | 08.18.07 | SoHo (Time Expander Backwards) | Petaluma, CA
3. Wilco | 08.24.07 | Greek Theatre | Berkeley, CA

Patty Kaufman
Patty Kaufman - Information Coordinator
Albums
1. Radiohead - In Rainbows
2. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
3. Battles - Mirrored
4. Ween - La Cucaracha
5. Beastie Boys - The Mix Up

Shows
1. The Disco Biscuits | 07.08.07 | High Sierra | Quincy, CA
2. Apollo Sunshine | 10.18.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA
3. STS9 | 07.21.07 | Greek Theatre | Berkeley, CA

Leah Elton
Leah Elton - Accounting Manager
Albums
1. M.I.A. - Kala
2. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
3. The Submarines - Declare A New State
4. Tegan & Sara - The Con
5. Digitalism - Idealism

Shows
1. The Presets | 3.16.07 | The Mezzanine | San Francisco, CA
2. Patti Smith | 8.16.07 | The Catalyst | Santa Cruz, CA
3. The Jesus & Mary Chain | 10.27.07| The Filllmore | San Francisco, CA

Mason Blake
Mason Blake - Lead Engineer
Albums
1. Josh Ritter - The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
2. Cloud Cult - The Meaning of 8
3. Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger
4. Akron/Family - Love Is Simple
5. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Shows
1. Rose Hill Drive | 01.26.07 | Cafe du Nord | San Francisco, CA
2. Dr. Dog | 10.18.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA
3. The Slip | 4.27.07 & 4.28.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA

Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph - Web Producer & Designer
Albums
1. Chromeo - Fancy Footwork
2. Justice - D.A.N.C.E
3. Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
4. Moving Units - Hexes for Exes
5. Feist - The Reminder

Shows
1. Justice, LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture | Coachella | Indio, CA
2. Daft Punk | Greek Theatre | Berkeley, CA
3. Moving Units with VHS or Beta | Blender Theatre | New York, NY

Matt Kozak
Matt Kozak - Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Albums
1. Radiohead – In Rainbows
2. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver
3. The GO! Team - Proof Of Youth
4. Justice -
5. Burial – Untrue

Shows
1. Daft Punk | 07.27.07 | Greek Theatre | Berkeley, CA
The GO! Team | 10.19.07 | Mezzanine | San Francisco, CA
3. Kid Koala | 09.14.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA

Dennis Cook
Dennis Cook - Associate Editor
Albums
1. Akron/Family - Love Is Simple
2. The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism
3. Bad Religion - New Maps of Hell
4. Society of Rockets - Our Paths Related
5. Backyard Tire Fire - Vagabonds & Hooligans

Shows
1. Akron/Family | 10.11.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA
2. Chris Thile | 02.25.07 | The Independent | San Francisco, CA
3. Ryan Adams | 09.21.07 | Catalyst Club | Santa Cruz, CA

Randi Sachs
Randi Sachs - Community Marketing Manager
Albums
1. Ryan Adams – Easy Tiger
2. Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
3. Neil Young – Live at Massey Hall
4. Phish - Vegas '96
5. Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova - Once (Music from the Motion Picture)

Shows
1. Ryan Adams | 07.23.07 | Herbst Theater | San Francisco, CA
2. Greg Brown | 03.23.07 | Mystic Theater | Petaluma, CA
3. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band | 10.26.07 | Oakland Arena | Oakland, CA

Andy Tennille
Andy Tennille
Albums
1. Iron And Wine - The Shepherd's Dog
2. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
3. Band of Horses - Cease to Begin
4. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
5. Two Gallants - Two Gallants

Shows
1. Band of Horses | 11.28.07 | The Fillmore | San Francisco, CA
2. Bright Eyes, Gillian Welch, Jim James | 05.04.07 | The Greek Theater | Berkeley, CA
3. Ryan Adams | 06.19.07 | Biograph Theater | Chicago, IL

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