my top 50 albums of 2008...

Posted by Brad Schelden, January 1, 2009 12:47pm | Post a Comment

Hercules & Love Affair-
Hercules & Love Affair (Mute)

booka shade the sun & the neon light

Booka Shade-
The Sun & the Neon Light (Get Physical)

m83 saturdays=youth

Saturdays=Youth (Mute)

-Oracular Spectacular (Columbia)

The Teenagers
-Reality Check (XL Recordings)

The Daysleepers
Drowned in a Sea of Sound (Clairecords)

Pelle Carlberg
-The Lilac Time
(Labrador Records)

Grace Jones
-Hurricane (Wall of Sound)

Jonas Reinhardt
-Jonas Reinhardt (Kranky)

Crystal Castles
-Crystal Castles
(Last Gang)

Bloc Party
-Intimacy (Atlantic)

Sigur Ros
-Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust (XL Recordings)

The Killers
-Day & Age (Island)

Friendly Fires
-Friendly Fires (XL Recordings)

-Ladyhawke (Modular)

-Microcastle (Kranky)

Gang Gang Dance
-Saint Dymphna (The Social Registry)

Toyko Police Club
-Elephant Shell (Saddle Creek)

-Donkey (Sub Pop)

Kanye West
-808s & Heartbreak (Roc-A-Fella Records)

Ten Kens
-Ten Kens (Fatcat Records)

Jack Penate
-Matinee (XL Recordings)

Jeremy Jay
-A Place Where We Could Go (K Records)

Bon Iver
-For Emma, Forever Ago (Jagjaguwar)

The Tough Alliance
-A New Chance (Modular)

-I am...Sasha Fierce (Columbia)

-Where You Go I Go Too (Smalltown Supersound)

-Third (Mercury)

My Morning Jacket
-Evil Urges (ATO)

The Verve
-Forth (On Your Own Records)

TV on the Radio
-Dear Science (Interscope)

Los Campesinos!-
We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (Arts & Crafts)

Lightspeed Champion
-Falling Off the Lavender Bridge (Domino)

Last Shadow Puppets
-Age of the Understatement (Domino)

All The Saints
-Fire On Corridor X
(Touch & Go)

Sun Kil Moon
-April (Caldo Verde)

-Shine (Atlantic)

-19 (Columbia)

Bohren & Der Club of Gore
-Dolores (PIAS)

Max Richter
-24 Postcards in Full Color (Fatcat Records)

-Santogold (Downtown)

The Lodger
-Life Is Sweet (Slumberland)

The Week That Was
-The Week That Was (Memphis Industries)

For Against
-Shady Side Sunny Side (Words On Music)

Secret Shine
-All of the Stars (Clairecords)

Fleet Foxes
-Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)

Xiu Xiu
-Women as Lovers (Kill Rock Stars)

Sarah June
-This is My Letter to the World (Hand/Eye)

She & Him
-Volume One (Merge)

Okkervil River
-The Stand Ins (Jagjaguwar)

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