Music of 2008
Grades:
10 = 100-91 Masterpiece
9   = 90-81  Great
8   = 80-71  Very strong
7   = 70-61  Good
6   = 60-51  Decent
5   = 50-41  Fair
4   = 40-31  Poor
3   = 30-21  Really bad
2   = 20-11  Really, really bad
1   = 10-0    Pray for a quick death

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Why? - ALOPECIA
Beach House - DEVOTION
The Dodos - VISITER




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8
Department of Eagles - IN EAR PARK
The Walkmen - YOU & ME
Deerhunter - MICROCASTLE / WEIRD ERA CONT.

Crystal Castles - CRYSTAL CASTLES
Jeremy Jay - A PLACE WHERE WE CAN GO

The Dø - A MOUTHFUL
Future Islands - WAVE LIKE HOME

Mount Eerie - DAWN
Nobunny - LOVE VISIONS (76)
Thee Oh Sees - THEE HOUNDS OF FOGGY NOTION (75)
Wale - A MIXTAPE ABOUT NOTHING
Kanye West - 808S AND HEARTBREAK

Ponytail - ICE CREAM SPIRITUAL
Jamie Lidell - JIM
TV on the Radio - DEAR SCIENCE
Wolf Parade - AT MOUNT ZOOMER

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - REAL EMOTIONAL TRASH
Fleet Foxes - FLEET FOXES
Islands - ARM'S WAY
Man Man - RABBIT HABITS
Brian Eno & David Byrne - EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS WILL HAPPEN TODAY
Vampire Weekend - VAMPIRE WEEKEND




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Destroyer - TROUBLE IN DREAMS
Tapes 'n Tapes - WALK IT OFF
Mount Eerie - LOST WISDOM
Boduf Songs - HOW SHADOWS CHASE THE BALANCE
MGMT - ORACULAR SPECTACULAR
Of Montreal - SKELETAL LAMPING
Spiritualized - SONGS IN A&E
Foals - ANTIDOTES
Laura Barrett - VICTORY GARDEN
Emiliana Torrini - ME AND ARMINI
Black Francis - SVN FNGRS
Beck - MODERN GUILT
Laura Marling - ALAS I CANNOT SWIM
Alias - RESURGAM
She & Him - VOLUME ONE
Dr. Dog - FATE
Cut Copy - IN GHOST COLOURS
Tilly and the Wall - O
Truckasauras - TEA PARTIES, GUNS & VALOR
The Notwist - THE DEVIL, YOU + ME
Titus Andronicus - THE AIRING OF GRIEVANCES

Okkervil River - THE STAND-INS
Sally Shapiro - REMIX ROMANCE VOL. 1
Cloud Cult - FEEL GOOD GHOSTS (TEA-PARTYING THROUGH TORNADOES)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - DIG LAZARUS DIG
Radar Bros. - AUDITORIUM
Scarlett Johansson - ANYWHERE I LAY MY HEAD
Women - WOMEN
Gnarls Barkley - THE ODD COUPLE
PAS/CAL - I WAS RAISED ON MATTHEW, MARK, LUKE & LAURA
French Quarter - FRENCH QUARTER
Air France - NO WAY DOWN
Son Lux - AT WAR WITH WALLS AND MAZES
Blood on the Wall - LIFERZ
Santogold - SANTOGOLD
Be Your Own Pet - GET AWKWARD
The Wedding Present - EL REY
Silver Jews - LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, LOOKOUT SEA
Bodies of Water - A CERTAIN FEELING
Little Joy - LITTLE JOY
The Long Blondes - "COUPLES"
Tokyo Police Club - ELEPHANT SHELL
Bridges - LIMITS OF THE SKY
Cat Power - JUKEBOX
Los Campesinos! - HOLD ON NOW, YOUNGSTER...
Envelopes - HERE COMES THE WIND
Autechre - QUARISTICE
The Teenagers - REALITY CHECK





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6
Black Kids - PARTIE TRAUMATIC
Sons and Daughters - THIS GIFT
The Breeders - MOUNTAIN BATTLES
Aimee Mann - @#%&*! SMILERS
Headlights - SOME RACING, SOME STOPPING
Lykke Li - YOUTH NOVELS
This Will Destroy You - THIS WILL DESTROY YOU
El Perro del Mar - FROM THE VALLEY TO THE STARS
Jason Collett - HERE'S TO BEING HERE
The Magnetic Fields - DISTORTION
Hercules and Love Affair - HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR




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5
Glorytellers - GLORYTELLERS
Weezer - WEEZER (THE RED ALBUM)
American Music Club - THE GOLDEN AGE
My Morning Jacket - EVIL URGES
The Mountain Goats - HERETIC PRIDE

Samamidon - ALL IS WELL




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DNF
Valet - NAKED ACID

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