Wednesday, December 31, 2008

The Critics Have Spoken - Master List Of Year End Top Ten Lists 2008.


Absentee Victory Shorts (Memphis Industries)
#09 Allmusic Blog Tim's Top Ten Albums of 2008

Akimbo Jersey Shores (Neurot Recrodings)
#15 Bill Gray of the Mae Shi - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Anathallo Canopy Glow (Anticon)
#04 Paste Magazine Andy Whitman's favorite albums of 2008
#05 Yoni Wolf of Why? - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#09 Nomo - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Matt Baldwin Paths of Ignition (American Dust)
#10 East Bay Express Tom Chandler's Top 10 The Best Music of 2008

Boston Spaceships Brown Submarine (Guided By Voices Inc.)
#12 Magnet Magazine Top 25 albums of 2008

The Bug London Zoo (Ninja Tune)

An album of the year in PLAN B "Poison Dart" DJ Magazine top 5 singles
#01 The Wire Magazine Top Albums of 2008
#01 The Quietus' Reductive & Subjective Albums Of The Year List: 14 to One
#01 "Poison Dart" Dusted Ben Donnelly's favorite songs of 2008
#02 Pop Matters best electronic albums of 2008
#04 Exclaim! Frequencies: Year in Review 2008
#05 Pop Matter best of Britain 2008
#07 "Poison Dart" The Clash Top 40 of 2008
#07 BJ Warshaw of Parts and Labor - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

#09 Mojo Magazine The 50 Best Albums of 2008
#10 "Poison Dart" Dusted's Brad LaBonte 10 favorite recordings of 2008
#11 The Observer Music Monthly 50 Albums Of The Year
#12 DJ Magazine top albums of 2008
#12 Mixmag Top 50 albums of 2008
#16 The Fact magazine 20 Best Best: Albums of 2008
#18 "Poison Dart" Amazon Editor Picks: Best Songs of 2008
#19 Guardian UK Albums of the Year
#20 LiffeyMusicEtc Top 25 Albums of 2008
#22 Hip Hop Connection 2008 The Albums
#28 Beats So Fast Favorite Albums 2008
#31 Rough Trade Shop / Drowned In Sound albums of the year
#38 Pitchfork The 50 Best Albums of 2008
#42 "Ganja" Mixmag Best single of year
#62 Boomkat favourite 100 albums for 2008
#80 "Poison Dart" Pitchfork The 100 Best Tracks of 2008

Caïna Temporary Antennae (Profound Lore)

#08 Pop Matters best metal albums of 2008

caUSE co-MOTION: It's Time! (Slumberland)

#08 Crystal Stilts - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#09 Cassie Ramone of Vivian Girls - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Miller Carr And The Chalants Passage Through the Wilderness vol. 2 (American Dust)
#01 “Hay” The Totam Blog Songs of the Year 2008

The Chap Fun & Interesting 7” (Lo Recordings)
#53 "Fun And Interesting" The Fact magazine 100 best: tracks of 2008

Coffins Buried Death (20Buck Spin)
#18 Pitchfork/Show No Mercy 20 albums of the year
#40 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08
#43 Guardian UK Albums of the Year

Crystal Stilts Alight The Night (Slumberland)
#04 Bradford Cox or Deerhunter - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#05 "The SinKing" Fucked UP - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#07 Washington City Paper Music 2008: Red Onion Goes To 11
#08 Cassie Ramone of Vivian Girls - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#14 “Crystal Stilts” Stereogum 50 most popular MP3s of 0f 2008
#13 Beats So Fast Favorite Albums 2008
#34 17 Dots blog best 88 albums of 2008
#49 Pitchfork The 50 Best Albums of 2008

Damon & Naomi More Sad Hits (20/20/20)

#08 Magnet Best Of 2008: Reissues

Daedelus Love To Make Music To (Ninja Tune)

#05 XLR8R staff's quick 'n' dirty 2008 Top 25

#42 Mixmag Top 50 albums of 2008

Dark Captain / Light Captain Miracle Kicker (Loaf)

#33 Guardian UK Albums of the Year

Davila 666 S/t (In The Red Records)

#01 KCRW Mario Cotto's Top 10 of 2008

The Death Set Worldwide (Counter Records)
#11 Artrocker Top 35 albums of 2008
#78 "Impossible", Etan's Positive Outlook Remix The Fact magazine 100 best: tracks of 2008

Dirtbombs We Have You Surrounded (In The Red)
#81 Amazon Best of 2008: Top 100 Editors' Picks

Eat Skull Sick To Death (Siltbreeze)

#08 Dean Spunt of No Age - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Fern Knight S/t (VHF)
#02 SFGate/ SF Chronicle Ten Best Pop Albums That Were Ranked Too Low or Left off the Critics' Consensus Lists

Fink Distance and Time (Ninja Tune)

#86 Amazon Best of 2008: Top 100 Editors' Picks

The Gates of Slumber Conqueror (Profound Lore)

#05 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08
#10 Broward-Palm Beach New Times Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008
#10 Miami New Times Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008
#10 Phoenix New Times Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008
#10 Saint Louis Riverfront Times Top 10 Metal Albums of 2008
#19 Pop Matters best metal albums of 2008

Gods and Queens Untitled (Robotic Empire)
#19 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08


Hammers of Misfortune Fields/Church of Broken Glass (Profound Lore)
#01 Mick Barr of Krallice top ten list for Pitchfork
#07 Pitchfork/Show No Mercy 20 albums of the year

HANK IV Refuge In Genre (Siltbreeze)
#01 SF Bay Guardian The Most Intriguing Reader Top 10: Mitch Cardwell
#07 Unblinking Ear blog what was great in 2008
#08 WFMU - Evan Funk Davies Top 28 of 2008
#09 WFMU - Jason Grote, Acousmatic Theatre Hour Top Twenty Records of 2008
#09 KDVS/Art for Spastics RICK ELE's Best of 2008
#10 WFMU - Terre T's, Top 40 Best Faves of 2008

Krallice S/t (Profound Lore)
#01 Jordan Buck of Wrath of the Weak top ten list for Pitchfork/Show No Mercy
#02 Ryan Adams top ten of 2008 for Filter Magazine
#03 Pitchfork/Show No Mercy 20 albums of the year
#03 Mary Pearson of High Places - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#03 Marnie Stern - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#04 Pop Matters best metal albums of 2008
#04 Zah Hill - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#04 Aesop Dekker of Ludicra top ten list Pitchfork/Show No Mercy
#12 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08

Larkin Grimm Parplar (Young God)
#02 John Darnielle of Mountain Goats - top ten of 2008 for Filter Magazine
#02 John Darnielle of Mountain Goats - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#08 Boomkat favourite 100 albums for 2008


Mr. Scruff Donkey Ride / Giant Pickle 12” (Ninja Tune)
#68 'Donkey Ride' Amazon Editor Picks: Best Songs of 2008

µ-Ziq: Duntisbourne Abbots Soulmate Devastation Technique (Planet Mu)
#01 Dreck Factory DF's Top 10 Electronic Albums of 2008


Murcof Versailles Sessions (Planet Mu)

#43 The Wire Magazine Top Albums of 2008


Pop Levi Never Never Love (Ninja Tune)

#09 Kamau High 2008 Billboard Critics Choice Top 10s

#29 Under The Radar Top 50 Albums Best Of 2008


The Present World I See (Lo Recordings)

#06 Brian DeGraw of Gang Gang Dance - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Terry Riley The Last Camel in Paris (Elision Fields)
#30 The Wire Magazine Top Albums of 2008

Restiform Bodies TV Loves You Back (Anticon)
#07 Subtle - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Roots Manuva Slime & Reason (Big Dada)
Guardian UK The best albums of 2008 - by the hot artists
#19 Mixmag Top 50 albums of 2008
#33 'Buff Nuff' The Clash Top 40 of 2008
#65 'The Show Must Go On' The Fact magazine 100 best: tracks of 2008

Samothrace Life's Trade (20 Buck Spin)
#30 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08

Sic Alps USEZ (Siltbreeze)

#47 Uncut's Top 50 of 2008

#48 The Wire Magazine Top Albums of 2008

Son Lux At War With Walls and Mazes (Anticon)
#01 NPR.org Top 10 Great Unknowns, From Second Stage
#02 Paste Magazine Andy Whitman's favorite albums of 2008

Sparks Exotic Creatures of the Deep (Lil Beethoven)
#18 8/1 Blog Best of 2008

Syclops! I've Got An Eye On You (DFA)
#18 XLR8R staff's quick 'n' dirty 2008 Top 25

Tobacco Fucked Up Friends (Anticon)
#05 KCRW Eric J Lawrence's Top 10 of 2008
#10 Diplo - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#10 Subtle - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#22 XLR8R staff's quick 'n' dirty 2008 Top 25

Torche Meanderthal (Robotic Empire)
#01 Decibel's Top 40 metal albums / Year-End Critics' Polls '08

#02 Pitchfork/Show No Mercy 20 albums of the year
#02 East Bay Express Kathleen Richards' Top 10 The Best Music of 2008
#03 Exclaim! Aggressive Tendencies: Year in Review 2008
#05 Last Blog On Earth best albums of 2008
#06 BJ Warshaw of Parts and Labor - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#10 Dusted Daniel Levin Becker's favorite albums of 2008
#10 Pop Matters best metal albums of 2008 #34 Paste Top 50
#44 Rough Trade Shop / Drowned In Sound albums of the year

Triclops! Out Of Africa (Alternative Tentacles)
#10 East Bay Express Kathleen Richards' Top 10 The Best Music of 2008

U.S. Girls Introducing… (Siltbreeze)
#01 Dusted's Brad LaBonte 10 favorite recordings of 2008

Vetiver Thing Of The Past (Gnomonsong)
#01 SFGate/ SF Chronicle Best Covers Album
#03 Everest top ten of 2008 for Filter Magazine
#10 Titus Andronicus - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#11 The Perfect Prescription My Favourite Albums of 2008: A List of 29

Vivian Girls Vivian Girls (In the Red)

#03 Chicago Sun Times 2008 Jim DeRogatis' 10 best albums of the year
#05 Best Rock Album Vinus Zine VZ's 2008 Hottt List
#05 Unblinking Ear blog what was great in 2008
#06 All Songs Considered The Year's Overlooked Gems
#06 Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes top 10 of 2008 for Filter Magazine
#06 "Tell The World" Sune Rose Wagner of the Raveonettes - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#07 Bradford Cox of Deerhunter - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#08 KCRW Mario Cotto's Top 10 of 2008
#09 Coke Machine Glow Top 50 Albums of 2008
#09 Rough Trade Shop / Drowned In Sound albums of the year
#09 2008 Pitchfork Readers Poll Best New(ish) Band
#10 "I Believe in Nothing" Fucked Up - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#11 Largehearted Boy Favorite Albums of 2008
#11 Washington City Paper Music 2008: Red Onion Goes To 11
#16 Exclaim! Pop Rocks: Year in Review 2008
#16 Pitchfork The 50 Best Albums of 2008
#19 "Where Do You Run To" Pitchfork The 100 Best Tracks of 2008
#29 Beats So Fast Favorite Albums 2008
#54 Amazon Best of 2008: Top 100 Editors' Picks

The Week That Was S/t (Memphis Industries)
#08 Mojo Magazine The 50 Best Albums of 2008

#09 Uncut Best Of 2008
#10 London Sunday Times The 100 Best CDs of 2008
#44 The Observer Music Monthly 50 Albums Of The Year
#47 Under The Radar Top 50 Albums Best Of 2008

Why? Alopecia (Anticon)
#02 Dusted Daniel Levin Becker's favorite albums of 2008
#05 Gareth, Los Campesinos! - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#05 Fred Nicolaus of Department of Eagles - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008
#07 Drowned In Sound Top 50 Albums Of 2008
#10 East Bay Express Nate Seltenrich's Top 10 The Best Music of 2008
#11 Tiny Mix Tapes Favorite Albums of 2008
#13 Stereogum The 2008 Gummy awards
#16 2008 Pitchfork Readers Poll albums of the year
#24 Coke Machine Glow Top 50 Albums of 2008
#47 Culturedeluxe`s Top 50 Albums of 2008
#94 "Fatalist Palmistry" Pitchfork The 100 Best Tracks of 2008

Devon Williams Carefree (Ba Da Bing)
#09 Dan Bejar of Destroyer - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008

Wire Object 47 (Pink Flag)
#04 Jonathan Cohen 2008 Billboard Critics Choice Top 10s
#09 Troy Carpenter 2008 Billboard Critics Choice Top 10s
#17 The Perfect Prescription My Favourite Albums of 2008: A List of 29
#30 Chicago Sun Times 2008 Jim DeRogatis' 10 best albums of the year

Wooden Shjips Vol. 1 (Holy Mountain)
#6 Crystal Stilts - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2008 Yacht Summer Song 12” (DFA)
#41 "Summer Song" The Fact magazine 100 best: tracks of 2008

Zomes S/t (Holy Mountain)
#25 XLR8R staff's quick 'n' dirty 2008 Top 25

5 comments:

Jason Grote said...

You forgot The Dirtbombs (my #1) and Vivian Girls (my #17)! Great list, though.

Laddered said...

crystal stilts were also #24 on rough trade's list.

Capt. Dave Destroyer said...

I'm pretty sure Revolver exclusive artist Celine Dion was on a number of lists as well. Get on it Potsie!

heart - celine

Independent Records said...

my personal music fab-favs list for ought eight included
Tobacco "Fucked Up Friends" CD
&
Sonic Youth-Mats Gustafsson-Merzbow "Andre Sider Af Sonic Youth" CD
&
Modey Lemon "Season of Sweets" CD

thanks for the promos

Capt. Dave Destroyer said...

more more more from the store front - jack's music in Red Bank NJ has got nuthin but love for Revolver (exclusives/semi-exclusives in bold):

Tim Cronin-Jacks Music
1)Zomes-S/T
2)Wooden Shjips-Vol.1
3)Mudhoney-Lucky Ones
4)Sic Alps-U.S. EZ
5)Blitzen Trapper-Furr

Matt Forman-Jacks Music
1)Silver Jews-Lookout Mountain Lookout Sea
2)Bonnie "Prince" Billy-Lie Down in the Light
3)Eat Skull-Sick to Death
4)Wooden Shjips-Vol.1
5)Boston Spaceships-Brown Submarine

Sean Burke-Jacks Music
1)Eat Skull-Sick to Death
2)Silver Jews-Lookout Mountain Lookout Sea
3)Circus Devils-Ataxia
4)Earles and Jensen-Just for Laughs
5)Bubble/Gum-Free Love

heart - dave