December 24, 2008

Thomas' definitive list of the absolute best music to come out this year

ALBUMS


The Music Tapes - Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes - Merge

Dear Nora - Three States: Rarities '97 - '07 - Magic Marker Records

Why? - Alopecia - anticon.

Sissy Wish - Beauties Never Die - Sony/BMG

Born Ruffians - Red, Yellow and Blue - Warp

PAS/CAL - I Was Raised On Matthew, Mark, Luke & Laura - Le Grand Magistry

Make a Rising - Infinite Ellipse And Head With Open Fontanel - High Two

LAKE - Oh, The Places We'll Go - K

REISSUES


Daughters of Albion - Daughters of Albion - Fallout

Leo Diamond - Skin Diver Suite - Request Records

Biff Rose - Biff Rose - Omni

Judy Henske and Jerry Yester - Farewell Aldebaran - Phoenix

SINGLES

Solange - "I Decided"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD8wzrBLrLI


Miniature Tigers - "Cannibal Queen"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrUrv7CBbN4


Dr. Dog - "The Rabbit, The Bat, and the Reindeer"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZYTk06Qhc8

Beyoncé - "Single Laides (Put a Ring On It")
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mVEGfH4s5g


Of Montreal - "For Our Elegant Caste"
http://fakepennycomics.com/blog/OFM_ForOurElegantCaste.mp3


Thao Nguyen - "Bag of Hammers"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57OtoBN_Jig


6 comments:

Alisa said...

No Deerhunter? :(

Olivia said...

I think Moonwink was one of the best to come out. C:

/suckup

lisa said...

Moonwink was/is also one of the best for me.

Ryan said...

Amazon.com told me that I would like the PAS/CAL album, and I do! Glad to see I'm not the only one.

Anonymous said...

Usually I don't dive too deeply into other people's lists but two years ago some bloke called Mark said that his favourite single was "Oh Mandy."

And the rest is Media Studies...

Katie L. Thompson said...

Looks like we have some album trading to do, Mister...