Saturday, December 27, 2008

Sassi's Favorite 50

I'll admit that I didn't get around to listening to everything that I wanted to this year. I am sure that I have missed out on some amazing music, but even so I have heard some amazing music as well. I don't claim to know the absolute best most musically relevant releases of 2008, but I do know what I personally enjoyed the guts out of this year, and here they are:

1. The Walkmen - You & Me











2. No Kids – Come Into My House











3. Deerhoof- Offend Maggie











4. Colourmusic – F, Monday, Orange, February, Venus, Lunatic, 1 or 13










5. Evangelicals – The Evening Descends











6. Chad VanGaalen – Soft Airplane










7. Beach House – Devotion










8. Francois Virot – Yes or No











9. Vampire Weekend – S/T











10. Why? - Alopecia










11. Nat Baldwin – Most Valuable Player











12. Black Mountain – In the Future










13. Subtle – ExitingARM










14. TV On The Radio – Dear Science,









15. Meho Plaza – Meho Plaza










16. Women – Women










17. Deerhunter – Microcastle / Weird Era Cont.










18. Sigur Ros – Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust









19. Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams










20. Department of Eagles – In Ear Park










21. Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer
22. Portugal the Man – Censored Colors
23. El Guincho - Alegranza
24. Atlas Sound – Let The Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Who Cannot Feel
25. Skeletons – Money
26. No Age – Nouns
27. Marnie Stern – This is it…
28. Sun Kil Moon – April
29. Pete & The Pirates – Little Death
30. Jamie Lidell - Jim
31. Animal Collective - Water Curses EP
32. The Black Angels – Directions to See a Ghost
33. High Places – S/T
34. Vivian Girls – S/T
35. Andrew Bird - Soldier On EP
36. Hospital Ships – Oh, Ramona
37. Dosh – Wolves and Wishes
38. Santogold - S/T
39. The Ruby Suns – Sea Lion
40. The Mae Shi - Hlllyh
41 The Great Nortwest - The Widespread Reign Of
42. Juana Molina - Un Dia
43. A Faulty Chromosome - As An Ex-Anorexic’s Six Sicks Exit, …
44. Navigator - Songs For Mei and Satsuki
45. Cadence Weapon - After Party Babies
46. Alan Wilkis - Babies Dream Big
47. The Black Keys - Attack And Release
48. Helio Sequence - Keep Your Eyes Ahead
49. Thao Nguyen – We Brave Bee Stings and All
50. Blood On The Wall - Liferz

-Sassigrass

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

32? whats up wit dat.
i guess you're not as tough as i thought you were.

andrew

sass said...

Hey Andrew- I am the only one that even included it on my list so at least it confirms that I am tougher than Wooley and Thistle right?

Anonymous said...

Tougher than those two jokers? Who isn't...

Mr. T said...

pfft

Anonymous said...

thats true, they are some pretty wussy jokers.

andrew

DAD said...

What? No AC/DC? No Pink Floyd? No Led Zepplin? I thought I raised you better then that?

Father Carnivore said...

I'm still not sure about this music, but I'm glad that Atlas likes bacon.