Before we announce our selections of the Top 10 locally produced albums of 2009 on Thursday, we’ll be taking a glance back at a few earlier years of the decade each day this week.The Best Capital Region Albums of 2007
Sarah Pedinotti’s “City Bird” (Sarahpedinotti.com): Rooted in jazz but stretching out into the pop singer-songwriter genre, this young but utterly commanding Saratoga Springs artist has the right stuff to put the Capital Region on the major-label map. Great songs, fabulous band, dynamic performer – Pedinotti has got the whole package. And this limited edition album wasn’t even the finished mix! Look for re-mixed and mastered re-release of the album soon.
Super 400’s “3 and the Beast” (Electric Mombie Music): An album of classic power-trio rock full of hooks, great singing and, yeah, plenty of power from three Cap Region vets who still play with youthful passion.