Monday, May 19, 2008

Best of 2008?

Screw that last post....

The best albums of 2008 (so far, and in order):

1. Parov Stelar - Shine
2. Rubble Bucket Orchestra - Rubble Bucket Orchestra
3. Portishead - 3rd
4. Raconteurs - Consolers Of The Lonely
5. Jack Johnson - Sleep Through The Static
6. Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons, Paint That Shit Gold
7. Mike Doughty - Golden Delicious
8. Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts
9. Death Cab For Cutie - Narrow Stairs

Pretty good albums of 2008:
Moby - Last Night, Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple, Sebastien Tellier - Sexualality, Sia – Some People Have Real Problems

Worst albums of 2008:
Scarlett Johansson - Anywhere I Lay My Head, Alanis Morissette - Flavors of Entanglement

Someone point me in a good direction. I'm not seeing a ton of good music this year so far (though I've found some good stuff from past years).

Thursday, January 03, 2008


Albums I'm keeping my eye out for:

14th Jan
Sia – Some People Have Real Problems

21st Jan
Rivers Cuomo – Alone: The Home Recordings Of
Eels – Useless Trinkets
Cat Power – Jukebox

4th Feb
Jack Johnson – Sleeping Through The Static
Nada Surf - Lucky

11th Feb
Sebastien Tellier - Sexualality

19th Feb
Mike Doughty - Golden Delicious

25th Feb
Goldfrapp - Seventh Tree

3rd March
Black Crowes – Warpaint

14th April
Portishead – The Third

15th April
9th Wonder & Buckshot - The Formula

22nd April
Atmosphere - When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint that Shit Gold
Blind Melon - For My Friends

Unknown release dates:
Alanis Morissette - Flavours of Entanglement [Apr]
Antony & The Johnsons – The Crying Light [Apr]
Busta Rhymes – Back On My BS
Erykah Badu – The Kahba
Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)
Counting Crows - Saturday Nights And Sunday Mornings [17th Mar]
The Cure – tba
Gnarls Barkley – The Odd Couple
The Grid – Doppelganger [Mar]
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – Repentance [May]
Massive Attack - Weather Underground
Moby – Last Night [10th Mar]
Murs - Murs For President
Muse - The Haarp Tour : Live From Wembley
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig Lazarus Dig!!! [3rd Mar]
Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero Part 2
The Orb – The Dream
Raconteurs – tba
The Real Tuesday Weld – The London Book Of The Dead
Santana – Multi-Dimensional Warrior
Shirley Manson – tba
Sigur Ros - Odin's Raven Magic [Feb]
Spiritualized – tba
Streets – tba
Sufjan Stevens – tba
Von Bondies – Love Hate And Then There’s You [Feb]