Posts Tagged: best of 2008

Not Just Another “Best Of 2008″ List

Digital crate-diggers, HEAR YE! In 2008, dost thou only listen to music released in 2008? (NO!*) Dost thou listen to music issued in other decades, perhaps even The Nineteen Eighties? (YES!) Dost thou discovereth music after yon peers hast discovered it, and you’re all embarrassed when they declareth it “so last year?” (SOMETIMES!) BE NOT… Read more »

Our Favorites Are Your Favorites Too – Part V – Vivian Girls

After originally printing only 500 copies of their self-titled debut, an 8.5 review on Pitchfork catapulted the Vivian Girls from the Brooklyn apartment the trio shares onto stages nationwide with Deerhunter, Jay Reatard, King Khan & the BBQ Show, Japanther and more in 2008. It’s no surprise then that the Girls landed at #19 in Pitchfork’s Top Tracks of… Read more »

Our Favorites Are Your Favorites Too – Part III – Show No Mercy: Pitchfork’s Metal Picks

Pitchfork’s Brandon Stosuy published his Top Twenty Metal Albums last month in his Show No Mercy column, and three of our favorite face-melters of the year made the cut!  Weighing in at number six is Enslaved‘s Vertebrae on Nuclear Blast, brilliantly described as, “a smeary, tightly composed collection of progressive psychedelic post-black metal.” At number… Read more »