Best of 2008 Music

Wikle Best of 2008 Music List

In the spirit of the end of the year and best of lists, I am trying to jump the gun. For most of these bands, I either saw them this year, or the album came out this year. Except the Jam, gotta have an oldie. I really just needed to get my list out before Pitchfork Media. That way I have my vote in.

  1. Fake Empire-The National
    Album: Boxer
  2. Too Drunk To Dream-Magnetic Fields
  3. So Everyone-Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
    Album:Lie Down In The Light
  4. Curs Of Weeds-Horse Feathers
    Album: House With No Home
  5. From The Top Of The World-My Brightest Diamond
    Album: A Thousand Shark’s Teeth
  6. Used to Be-Beach House
    From: Used to Be – Single
  7. All the Old Showstoppers-The New Pornographers
    Album: Challengers
  8. Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe-Okkervil River
    Album: The Stage Names
  9. Inní mér syngur vitleysingur-Sigur Rós
    Album: Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust
  10. Drops in the River-Fleet Foxes
    Album: Sun Giant [EP]
  11. Talking Bird-Death Cab For Cutie
    Album: Narrow Stairs
  12. Do What You Can Do-Constantines
    Album: Kensington Heights
  13. I Like That-Daniel Lanois
    Album: Here Is What Is
  14. Meet Me By The River’s Edge-Gaslight Anthem
    Album: The ’59 Sound
  15. Undeclared-The Dodos
    Album: Visiter
  16. The General Specific-Band Of Horses
    Album: Cease To Begin
  17. Churches Under The Stairs-Broken Social Scene Presents: Brendan Canning
    Album: Something For All of Us…
  18. Lucky Ones-Broken Social Scene Presents Kevin Drew
    Album: Spirit If…
  19. Let’s Not Pretend (to Be New Men)-Crooked Fingers
    Album: Forfeit_Fortune
  20. Searching For The Ghost-Heartless Bastards
    Album:All This Time
  21. London Girl-The Jam
    Album: This is the Modern World
  22. Death Take Your Fiddle-Spiritualized
    Album: Songs in A&E
  23. A-Punk-Vampire Weekend
    Album: Vampire Weekend
  24. Have A listen to the Keith Wikle Playlist Best of 2008 here.

One Comment

  1. In retrospect 23 is a strange number for a top ten list.