Best of '08!

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Best of '08!

Postby aaron » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:37 pm UTC

Well, 2008 is coming to a close and I think it's safe to say that it was a pretty damn good year for music. Take a look at your favorites of 2008 and tell them here - I'm always excited to try new music.

Here's mine, in no particular order:

Fortress - Protest the Hero (metal - some of the most technical instrumentation I've heard this year. Also, it's pretty rockin \m/)

Volume One - She & Him (folk-ish: i'm a fan of zooey deschanel (/swoon) and i think she's a pretty good singer too)

The '59 Sound - The Gaslight Anthem (imagine bruce springsteen's lyrics having sex with against me!'s folk-punk influences. it's sexy)

Dear Science - TV on the Radio (this album got HUGE, didn't it? well deserved though, it's great.)

April - Sun Kil Moon (more mark kozelek. it's a really beautiful album, incredibly well done)

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby charliepanayi » Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:42 pm UTC

I'm still working on my list, give me a week or two and I'll get back to you :D

She & Him and TV on the Radio are certainly ones I'm considering.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Dingbats » Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:58 pm UTC

It certainly hasn't been as good a year as 2007 was. My top list would include these:

Animal Collective - Water Curses EP. The title track is larger than life.
Jaymay - Autumn Fallin'. A few songs are not as good as the rest, but whenever I want to pretend I live in a romantic movie set in New York, this is the perfect record.
of Montreal - Skeletal Lamping. All right, it's not Hissing Fauna, but it's of Montreal.
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago. Not as great as its hype, but it's a solid album.

I'm hoping for 2009 to be a better year. At least we've got Animal Collective's new album being released in January!

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Xutar » Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:23 am UTC

Only albums I've bought are Black Ice, Chinese Democracy, and Death Magnetic
Black Ice: 2.5/pi, I like quite a few songs but damn, his voice gets annoying after a while.
Chinese Democracy: 1.3/sqrt(2), I really liked this album and the new guitarist is VERY talented yet it saddens me that Axl Rose can't actually sing like that anymore without his studio effects.
Death Magnetic: 20/e^pi, Very improved from recent albums. My main mistake was listening to Master of Puppets in its entirety before popping in this one. Comparing Old Metallica to New Metallica is no contest.

Edit:I rate things irrationally for a couple reasons:
1. I always thought the whole "use numbers to objectively rate artistic work" was pretty irrational.
2. It prevents me of giving anything a perfect score.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby lhl456 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:45 am UTC

I agree with Xutar on Black Ice. It really is a great album, although Johnson's voice gets old after a while...

I never got around to getting Chinese Democracy, since I was very skeptical about it. But I've heard really great reactions from it so I think I may try to grab that sometime soon as long as I can remember to remind myself that it's not the old lineup...

However, my favorite for the year, and definitely not as popular as it should be was Queen + PR's The Cosmos Rocks. It truly is an amazing album with a little bit of every emotion. It's got those rocking Queen songs, some Paul Rodgers influence, those light-hearted tunes and the deep, sentimental songs. While it's not the old Queen, they don't try to attempt that. For anyone who hasn't heard it, I completely recommend it simply for the fact that it's just a fun album loaded with talent and passion.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby SirMustapha » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:53 am UTC

From best to less good:

Stereolab - Chemical Chords
Autechre - Quaristice
Sigur Rós - Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust
Squarepusher - Just a Souvenir
Mike Oldfield - Music of the Spheres
David Byrne & Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling

Left out the Cure's 4:13 Dream because I've heard it only once, and R.E.M.'s Accelerate and Queen + Paul Rodgers's The Cosmos Rocks because I haven't heard them.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Phill » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:08 pm UTC

SirMustapha wrote:Left out the Cure's 4:13 Dream because I've heard it only once, and R.E.M.'s Accelerate and Queen + Paul Rodgers's The Cosmos Rocks because I haven't heard them.


I really liked Accelerate. Short and sweet. Don't know whether I would class it in a "best of" 2008 though.

Have to see if I can get a copy of The Cosmos Rocks, this is the first I've heard of it.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby The Rumpled Academic » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:02 pm UTC

This year has been wonderful for music, in this gleeful little consumer's opinion.
Here are the 14 albums that have made me happiest to be alive throughout this year:

#14. of Montreal - Skeletal Lamping

#13. Dodos - Visiter

#12. Forest Fire - Survival

#11. Kasai Allstars - In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into A Swimming Fish And Ate The Head Of His Enemy By Magic

#10. Ponytail - Ice Cream Spiritual

#9. Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane

#8. Cloud Cult - Feel Good Ghosts

#7. Lau Nau - Nukkuu

#6. Parenthetical Girls - Entanglements

#5. Chet - Fight Against Darkness

#4. tUnE-YaRdS - BirD bRaiNs

#3. No Kids - Come into My House

#2. Little Teeth - Child Bearing Man

#1. The Music Tapes - For Clouds and Tornadoes



Although I've numbered them here, in my head it's really more a matter of tiers. In the finely-tuned semantics of my casual conversation: 14-10 are "fricken sweet", 9-3 are "great", and 1 & 2 are "holycrap amazing". :)
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Dingbats » Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:13 pm UTC

I really need to check out The Music Tapes. And the cover of that Christmas record looks promising.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby OmegaLord » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:40 am UTC

The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Dr. Horrible
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Clumpy » Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:02 pm UTC

I didn't follow as much new music this year but I have a few favorites:

Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Meshuggah - obZen
M.I.A. - Kala (more musical, more world music and better editing. I'm talking about the October re-release here)
Subtle - ExitingARM (a great but slightly lacking followup to For Hero: For Fool)

I was disappointed by followups to some of my favorite groups whose last records really shined:

TV on the Radio's Dear Science and Man Man's Rabbit Habits are both too slick, too bland and too uninspired. Give me the creative anarchy of their 2006 releases. And thinking of this year's My Morning Jacket album just depresses me. Scars on Broadway was a terrible joke and cheapens SoaD's catalogue.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby The Rumpled Academic » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:19 pm UTC

Dingbats wrote:I really need to check out The Music Tapes. And the cover of that Christmas record looks promising.


You really do ~ it's so entirely contained within its own wonderful, warm world; it's like a fuzzy blanket, crooning you analogue lullabyes and touching twirlarounds. I'm still gonna be escaping into that album 30 years from now.

(The Christmas record is another surprisingly emotional listen. Plus, as a fellow player of the singing saw, I can tell you: Koster is amazing at it. He doesn't hide the strings (the scrapes and brushstrokes), and it just comes across as something so pure and direct... if he was an animal, it would be his cry. It's a beautiful album.)

P.S. I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought that Dear Science wasn't all that.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby bigglesworth » Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:40 pm UTC

Viva la Vida really was quite good. Which is amazing really, considering how bad X&Y was.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Angelene » Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:33 pm UTC

Cat Power - Jukebox
Portishead - Third
Santogold - Santogold
Laura Marling - Alas I Cannot Swim
The Gutter Twins - Saturnalia
Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
Sigur Ros - Með Suð í Eyrum Við Spilum Endalaust
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Tv on the Radio - Dear Science
Wolf Parade - At Mount Zoomer

So, no particular order, and my very very favourite being Third because it was so very eagerly anticipated and I was terrified of being disappointed and it blew all of my expectations out of the water, it was beyond anything I could have imagined and I adored it. Even if I slightly resented it for not being Dummy II...
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby reversepsych » Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:30 am UTC

Best:
Saturdays=Youth-M83
and
Oracular Spectacular-MGMT

Others:
Narrow Stairs-Death Cab
Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends-Coldplay
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed-Los Campesinos!
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby novax6 » Sun Dec 14, 2008 1:55 pm UTC

Lots of good stuff this year, but if I had to pick 10 or so, then in no particular order:

Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
Meshuggah - obZen
Enslaved - Vertebrae
Grand Magus - Iron Will
Daylight Dies - Lost To The Living
Cult Of Luna - Eternal Kingdom
Ihsahn - AngL
Pharaoh - Be Gone
Bloodbath - The Fathomless Mastery
Isole - Bliss of Solitude
Anathema - Hindsight
Opeth - Watershed

well thats 12, but i'm not cutting any. :D

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby MaybeAndroid » Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:13 pm UTC

My favourite album of the year was, by a big gap, Wolf Parade's At Mount Zoomer.

Other albums I really liked were:
Death Cab For Cutie – Narrow Stairs
Electric President – Sleep Well
Los Campesinos! – Hold On Now, Youngster and We Are Beautiful We Are Doomed
MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
Tokyo Police Club – Elephant Shell
TV On The Radio – Dear Science
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Prospekt » Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:30 pm UTC

my favorite from this year is probably Viva la Vida. Counting Crows' Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings had some really good moments too.nobody's mentioned it yet, go check it out.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby apoklips » Mon Dec 15, 2008 7:51 pm UTC

Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom
Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
Fennesz - Black Sea
The War On Drugs - Wagonwheel Blues
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Extra Life - Secular Works
Sigur Ros - Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust
Abe Vigoda - Skeleton
Deerhunter - Microcastle
TV on the Radio - Dear Science
Lindstrom - Where You Go I Go Too
Stephen Malkmus - Real Emotional Trash
This Will Destroy You - This Will Destroy You
A Silver Mt. Zion - 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby bigglesworth » Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:50 pm UTC

MGMT's Oracular Spectacular really was the best thing of this year.

Electric Feel in particular.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Mysfaktor » Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:19 am UTC

1. Joe Satriani - Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock
Completely awesome album, from start to finish. Variety and quality.
Come On Baby

2. Black Stone Cherry - Folklore and Superstition
I really liked the mellower songs best, but every track is well worth a listen and a second place on my list. You just don't beat Satriani. :)
You

3. Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
A great album, that always seems to be just right. Very cozy.
Lost

4. Evocation - Dead Calm Chaos
Death metal with some incredibly nice riffs. More even than their last album, with not a single questionable track.
Silence Sleep

5. AC/DC - Black Ice
I liked it, actually. Alot. Seems too many people didn't. Laid back, catchy songs. Great album, all in all.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Wardial3r » Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:08 pm UTC

Best!

Fall Our Boy - Folie à deux ( have never been a big FOB , but this was so crazy and over the top, every song seems to fit right, im totally loving it)
Coldplay - Viva La Vida (Been said before)
Black Kids - Partie Traumatic (really unique sound, totally groove on every song)

Worst!

Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs ( i might be a bit biased here, as i loved loved loved plans, but this seemed to lose everything that drew me to them in the first place, and the fact that Ben sings like he's been punched in the stomach seems to stand out more)
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby OmegaLord » Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:58 pm UTC

Ben Gibbard looks decidedly more ridiculous in the "Cath" music video then I have ever seen him.
Image as I normally imagine him vs. Image in "Cath". He is the the front right, correct?
Note: he looks kinda like Dwight Schrute.
So what do you guys know about *glances down at sheet* the kingdoms of orgasms
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby WBLambert » Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:32 pm UTC

The Gaslight Anthem - "The '59 Sound"
To echo what aaron wrote above: Springsteen-esque folk-punk is a beautiful, beautiful thing. This band plays with a crazy amount of emotion.

Vampire Weekend - "Vampire Weekend"
Indie-pop is always fun. I'm always suprised at the number of people who enjoy this album, no matter what their tastes are. (For example, my Dream Theater loving friend and classic rock enjoying brother both love this album.)

Portishead - "Third"
Spooky, Not at all like anything else I listen to.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby picnic_crossfire » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:23 pm UTC

OmegaLord wrote:The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends



...are you me?
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby v1ND » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:10 am UTC

picnic_crossfire wrote:
OmegaLord wrote:The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends



...are you me?


Wait.... Do you listen to radiohead too?

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Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
Jon Foreman - Limbs and Branches
Anathallo - Canopy Glow
Cold War Kids - Loyalty to Loyalty
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's - Not Animal

Visiter (The Dodos), Skeletal Lamping (of Montreal) also deserve a mention as does the ubiquitous Viva la Vida (although maybe, it's just me but it got really old, really fast).

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby aaron » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:36 am UTC

i put not animal by margot & the nuclear so and so's on another one of my best of 08 lists for another forum. forgot about here it though D:

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Kaelri » Sun Dec 21, 2008 2:48 am UTC

Hm. If I have to restrict it to the best:

Death Cab for Cutie - Narrow Stairs
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
Steven Wilson - Insurgentes

And sadly, I've only recently given Viva la Vida a chance. I haven't been big on Coldplay in the past, but I do like what I hear. This, assuming the whole thing wasn't stolen from Joe Satriani. ;)

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby OmegaLord » Sun Dec 21, 2008 9:34 pm UTC

picnic_crossfire wrote:
OmegaLord wrote:The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends



...are you me?

Shh.
No one must know.
So what do you guys know about *glances down at sheet* the kingdoms of orgasms
but I just don't see why someone would tape themselves together.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby picnic_crossfire » Mon Dec 22, 2008 8:40 pm UTC

v1ND wrote:
picnic_crossfire wrote:
OmegaLord wrote:The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends



...are you me?


Wait.... Do you listen to radiohead too?


yes i do :)
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby picnic_crossfire » Mon Dec 22, 2008 8:42 pm UTC

OmegaLord wrote:
picnic_crossfire wrote:
OmegaLord wrote:The Killers - Day & Age
Death Cab - Narrow Stairs
Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends



...are you me?

Shh.
No one must know.



i knew you were out there somewhere!!!
i thought i had lost you.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Various Varieties » Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:43 pm UTC

Only albums released this year I've heard are:

Oasis - Dig Out Your Soul
I don't think any of its songs are quite as good as "The Importance of Being Idle" from their last album, but for the most part, it probably is Their Best Since (What's The Story) Morning Glory (phrase © all music journalists, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2008).

It would be better without the "Dear Prudence" riff and the Lennon interview sample though, which are just distracting. C'mon guys, you're a big band in your own right now! You don't need to make Beatles references to get noticed anymore!

REM - Accelerate
Their most rock 'n' roll album since Monster. It's not as good as that, but it's a gigantic improvement on Around the Sun. And none of the songs outstay their welcome; short, sharp and energetic.

Oh, and I recently got the Monkey: Journey to the West soundtrack out of the library, but I haven't listened to it yet.

I intend to hear Portishead - Third, Fleet Foxes (I'd never heard anything by them before I kept seeing their album on end-of-year lists - I suppose they must have something going for them...), and that unspellable one by Sigur Rós as well.

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Re: Best of '08!

Postby charliepanayi » Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:02 pm UTC

OK...

1. Hold On Now, Youngster... (Los Campesinos!)
2. For Emma, Forever Ago (Bon Iver)
3. Third (Portishead)
4. The Midnight Organ Fight (Frightened Rabbit)
5. The Chemistry of Common Life (Fucked Up)
6. This Is It... (Marnie Stern)
7. The Seldom Seen Kid (Elbow)
8. Vampire Weekend (Vampire Weekend)
9. Visiter (Dodos)
10. Dear Science (TV on the Radio)
11. Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (Sigur Ros)
12. Sea Lion (The Ruby Suns)
13. Volume One (She & Him)
14. Microcastle/Weird Era Cont. (Deerhunter)
15. We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (Los Campesinos!)
16. Arm's Way (Islands)
17. Dig Lazarus Dig (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
18. Acid Tongue (Jenny Lewis)
19. Vivian Girls (Vivian Girls)
20. Seventh Tree (Goldfrapp)

To be honest I'm still mulling over the last few places, but 1-17 is definitely set in stone.

Artists that just missed the cut include Cut Copy, Shugo Tokumaru, British Sea Power, The Magnetic Fields and Shearwater.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Astronick » Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:18 pm UTC

Some interesting lists here. I'll throw my thoughts in the mix...

1) Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
Bringing Apalachia to the masses through haunting harmonies and generally stunning compositions

2) Midnight Organ Fight by Frightened Rabbit
Cathartic Scottish indie with lyrics as sharp as their playing

3) Rooks by Shearwater
A dark journey into forgotten landscapes from Okkervil River spinoff act who deliver an intense album

4) The Seldom Seen Kid by Elbow
Another slice of musical genius laced with wit and beauty from Guy Garvey and co

5) Vampire Weekend by Vampire Weekend
This is what a decent college education is all about: witty, energetic and laced with catchy tunes

6) Dear Science by TV On The Radio
The definition of eclectic with funk groove pitted against the echoing revolutionary rumblings

7) Animals by This Town Needs Guns
Math rock delivered with rippling guitars and precise percussion let down slightly by underplayed vocals

8) Something For All Of Us by Brendan Canning (Broken Social Scene presents...)
Glorious indie pop with all members of BSS weighing in on this typically eclectic collection of songs (new BSS next year we hope!)

9) Evil Urges by My Morning Jacket
MMJ stray out of their comfort zone but pull together a coherent album exploring new styles with just enough stuff to satisfy fans of earlier albums

10) The Devil, You + Me by The Notwist
The long awaited follow up to Neon Golden retains the bands intimacy whilst further expanding their musical spectrum

In the frame: Sigur Ros, Portishead, Bon Iver, Deerhunter, Department of Eagles, Metronomy, Volcano!, Of Montreal, Death Cab for Cutie, Glasvegas, Mates of State, The Week That Was, Los Campesinos! and Late of the Pier.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby charliepanayi » Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:12 pm UTC

Excellent list Astronick. Hail Frightened Rabbit for adding to the list of great Scottish bands!
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby tin » Wed Dec 24, 2008 2:18 pm UTC

Astronick, i've really wanted to check out Frightened Rabbit's stuff for a while and you've convinced me.

Right, well for me 2008, was a bit poo. However, these are what I feel were the best releases of the year.

Girl Talk - Feed The Animals
Good mashupery madness, despite what some people say, is an art to get right. But Girl Talk gets it right (most) of the time and you tell he's a music geek through and though. You know it's going be good when you hear the Pixes, Radiohead and Dexys Midnight Runners in the same track as Jay Z and Rhianna.

TV On the Radio - Dear Science
I think TVOTR were always funk-ay amidst their avante garde wizardry, but it's brought out further here and it's fantastic. Also, I fancy the pants off Tunde. No sane woman can resist him.

Beck - Modern Guilt
Pretty much Beck being typical Beck, except streamlined and tidied up with some help from Dangermouse (mmm). This is my 'go to' album, when my ears need some simple Good Music.

Late of the Pier - Fantasy Black Channel
So, lots of people I know hate on this band and call them Klaxons-lite, but I don't care. They're fun and danceable. If you want a taster of the album, their single Heartbeat is the way to go.

Flying Lotus - Shhh! 12" EP
BEAR MY HIP-HOP BABIES, FLYING LOTUS. I'm obsessed with this EP at the moment in which he re-works songs by RJD2 and Madvillian. Think cascading, layered minimalist beats (it makes me think of a waterfall made of binary code) and epic orgasm inducing basslines. It works pretty well, I reckon.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Toeofdoom » Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:44 pm UTC

Opeth - Watershed
JT Bruce - Universica
The Dresden Dolls - No, Virginia
In that order, from best to worst (but still on the best list)

Ones that didn't make the list:
Muse - HAARP
Amanda Palmer - Who Killed Amanda Palmer
Ben Folds - Way to Normal

Anything else from this year I probably haven't heard.
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby Astronick » Thu Dec 25, 2008 1:18 am UTC

charliepanayi wrote:Excellent list Astronick. Hail Frightened Rabbit for adding to the list of great Scottish bands!


Cheers, you're list is great too. I definitely should pick up Dodos and She & Him, otherwise I think I've heard it all (so much music, so little time).

tin wrote:Flying Lotus - Shhh! 12" EP
BEAR MY HIP-HOP BABIES, FLYING LOTUS. I'm obsessed with this EP at the moment in which he re-works songs by RJD2 and Madvillian. Think cascading, layered minimalist beats (it makes me think of a waterfall made of binary code) and epic orgasm inducing basslines. It works pretty well, I reckon.


Sounds great - where can I find it?

Late of the Pier are a lot of fun - I love that line in Heartbeat that goes "pineapple pieces in brine / fucking around with your mind"
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Re: Best of '08!

Postby tin » Thu Dec 25, 2008 11:03 pm UTC

My work collegues told me about that Flying Lotus EP, so I got it for free in a converted digital format (which is good, as I also don't own a record player). However, Flying Lotus is signed to Warp Records, so you could try out the Warpmart.

Astronick wrote:Late of the Pier are a lot of fun - I love that line in Heartbeat that goes "pineapple pieces in brine / fucking around with your mind"


...And then the little noodley guitar bit comes in, which I always have to sing along too. :D
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