albums of 2008 – best of the rest

so we’ve reached the end of our albums of 2008 review. i know i didn’t make it very clear at the start, but this sorta became a series for me to talk about albums i hadn’t featured very much so far (with the exception of beach house and bon iver, i guess, which i really, really couldn’t help but mention again). but if you’re curious, here’s the rest the albums i enjoyed last year, in no particular order, with links to my previous posts if i’ve featured them before:

man man – rabbit habits (whalebones)
sun kil moon – april
aspidistrafly – i hold a wish for you (moonlight shadow)
lindstrøm – where you go i go too
hercules and love affair – s/t (blind)
2562 – aerial (techno dread)
portishead – third (small)
the dodos – visiter (red and purple)
vampire weekend – s/t
forest fire – survival (i make windows)
brightblack morning light – motion to rejoin (oppressions each)
cut copy – in ghost colors (voices in quartz/hearts on fire, far away)
spiritualized – songs in a & e (don’t hold me close)
fleet foxes – s/t (white winter hymnal, he doesn’t know why)
school of seven bells – alpinisms (half asleep)
interbellum – over all of spain the sky is clear
ponytail – ice cream spiritual (celebrate the body electric)

ep’s
air france – no way down (no excuses)
passion pit – chunk of change (sleepyhead)
crystal antlers – s/t (parting song for the torn sky)

reissues
the microphones – “the glow” pt. 2
pavement – brighten the corners

live albums
sonic youth, mats gustafsson & merzbow – syr8: ander sider af sonic youth
justice – a cross the universe

ok that’s it! time to head into 2009 proper!

One response to “albums of 2008 – best of the rest

  1. fantastic!!! i look forward to your posts in the new year! keep up the great work =)

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