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heres a mix i made recently with some singles from a few bands off my top100

yussuf jerusalem – we ain’t coming back
woods – military madness
thieves like us – drugs in my body
the usa is a monster – ice bridge
skeletons – stepper aka work
sixto rodriguez – this is not a song its an out
oh no! oh my! – be a star
nurses – apples acre
little joy – the next time around
lemonade – real slime
?jester? – uplate
hush arbors – follow closely
francois virot – say fiesta
dj rupture – too much clouds
bears – what makes me happy
arms – tiger tamer
ariel pink – cant hear my eyes
animal collective – who could win a rabbit
animal collective – my girls
merry christmas


…is what i want for christmas more than anything…

but instead, make due with a batch of holiday themed songs that I havent seen on any other blogs

i dont mean to seem like i care about material things

i dont mean to seem like i care about material things

wierd tapes – christmas break
the constellations – december
quinn walker – in december
paul baribeau – christmas lights
mgmt – come on christmas
i declare war – jingle bell rock
dan deacon – big milk
cloud cult – alien christ
august burns red – carol of the bells
animal collective – kids on holiday
andrew jackson jihad – be afraid of jesus
after the burial – drifts of winter

Top 100 of 2008 [76-100]

76. The Forms – The Forms (nyNY, Threespheres)

77. The Muslims – The Muslims (San Diego, unsigned) [now called “Soft Pack”]

78. Department of Eagles – In Ear Park (Brooklyn, 4AD)

79. The War on Drugs – Wagonwheel Blues (Philadelphia, Secretly Canadian)

80. Parts & Labor – Recievers (Brooklyn, Jagjaguwar)

81. Fuck Buttons – Street Horrrsing (UK, ATP/R)

82. The Big Sleep – Sleep Forever (Brooklyn, Frenchkiss)

83. These United States – Crimes (Lexington KY/DC, United Interests)

84. Extra Life – Secular Works (Brooklyn, Planaria)

85. I’m From Barcelona – Who Killed Harry Houdini? (Jönköping, Sweden, EMI)

86. Icy Demons – Miami Ice (Chicago, Obey Your Brain)

87. Conor Oberst – Conor Oberst (Omaha, Merge)

88. Cold War Kids – Loyalty to Loyalty (Long Beach, Downtown)

89. Bodies of Water – A Certain Feeling (Highland Park LA, Secretly Canadian)

90. Girl Talk – Feed the Animals (Pittsburgh, Illegal Art)

91. Apes and Androids – Blood Moon (Brooklyn/Manhattan, Apes&Androids)

92. Thank You – Terrible Two (Baltimore, Thrill Jockey)

93. SJ Esau – Small Vessel (UK, Anticon)

94. Castanets – City of Refuge (Brooklyn, Athsmatic Kitty)

Top 100 Albums of 2008 [51-75]

51. Sunfold – Toy Tugboats (Raliegh NC, Terpsikhore Records)

52. mc chris – mc chris is dead (Brooklyn, unsigned)

53. WHY? – Alopecia (Oakland CA, Anticon)

54. Wavves – Wavves (California, De Stijl)

Top 100 of 2008 (26-50)

26. Harlem – Free Drugs (Austin, Female Fantasy Records)

27. Tobacco – Tobacco (Parts Unknown, Anticon)

28. The USA is a Monster – Space Programs (Brooklyn, Load Records)

29. Mother Mother – O My Heart (Vancouver, Last Gang Records)

30. Sleepy Sun – Sleepy Sun (San Francisco, Sol Diamond)

31. Chad VanGaalen – Soft Airplane (Calgary, Sub Pop/ Flemish Eye)

32. Matmos – Supreme Balloon (Baltimore, Matador)

33. Nat Baldwin – Most Valuable Player (New Hampshire/Maine, Broken Sparrow)

34. Man Man – Rabbit Habbits (Philadelphia, Anti)

35. Bears – Simple Machinery (Cleveland, IMPOSE)

36. Thee Oh Sees – The Masters Bedroom is Worth Spending the Night In (San Francisco, Castle Face Records)

37. Blitzen Trapper – Furr (Portland, Sub Pop)

38. Dan Friel – Dan Friel (Brooklyn, Important Records)

39. Ratatat – LP3 (Brooklyn, XL)

40. Port O’Brien – All We Could Do Was Sing (Republic of California, City Slang Records)

41. Foals – Antidotes (oXXXford UK, Transgressive/ Sub Pop)

42. Starfucker – Starfucker (Portland, badman recording co)

43. Arms – Kids Aflame (Brooklyn, Melodic Records)

44. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes (Seattle, Sub Pop/Bella Union)

45. Cloud Cult – Feel Good Ghosts (Minneapolis, Earthology Records)

46. Jaguar Love – Take Me to the Sea (Portland, Matador)

Top 100 Albums of 2008