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TUE, DEC 23, 2008 at 7:34 AM

Half hearted Top 10s and 13s of 2008

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DICK LAING, SALES.
“Ten Appealing Songs”
Antony and the Johnsons – Another World
Deerhunter – Nothing Ever Happened
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Which Way To Go
Fleet Foxes – Mykonos
Grouper – Heavy Water/I’d Rather Be Sleeping
Juana Molina – Un Dia
Obits – One Cross Apiece
No Age – Sleeper Hold
NOMO – Rings
Portishead – Machine Gun

CHRIS JACOBS, BOSS.
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon College
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Primary Colours
Thomas Function – Celebration
Constantines – Kensington Heights
Obits – “One Cross Apiece” b/w “Put It in Writing”
The Dutchess and the Duke – She’s the Dutchess, He’s the Duke
All the Saints – Fire on Corridor X
The “You Look Nice Today” podcast
Parts & Labor – Receivers
The New Year – The New Year

TONY KIEWEL, HEADHUNTER.
Deerhunter-Microcastle
Crystal Stilts-Alight of Night
Kurt Vile-Constant Hitmaker
Rodriguez-Cold Fact (it’s a reissue but it’s still in my top 10. sue me)
Jay Reatard-Singles Comp. (The Matador one)
El Guincho-Alegranza
Cheap Time-Cheap Time
Thomas Function-Celebration
Vivian Girls-S/T
Eddy Current Suppression Ring-Primary Colours

SASHA MORGAN, YOUTHFUL EXUBERANCE.
Bonnie Prince Billy “Lie Down The Light”
Beach House “Devotion”
Silver Jews “Lookout Mountain, Lookout Sea”
David Byrne and Brian Eno “Everything That Happens Will Happen Today”
Karen Dalton “Green Rocky Road, Pine Street Recordings”
Dutchess and the Duke “She’s The Dutchess, He’s The Duke”
Moondoggies “Don’t Be A Stranger”
Irma Thomas “Irma Thomas Sings”
Cat Power “Jukebox”
Dead Meadow “Old Growth”

ANDY KOTOWICZ, REGGAE DUDE.
Ranking Baker’s Dozen Top singles picked up in ’08

King Kong Niceness 7” (Black Scorpio)
Eric Bubbles Rebel Lion 7” (Decendence)
Mike Brooks Come One Come All 7” (Coptic Lion)
Billy Boyo in the Area/Yellowman Lost Mi Love 7” (Jah Guidance)
Knowledge/Tapper Zukie What’s Yours 12” (Stars)
Al Campbell Repatriation 7” (Well Charge)
Junior Byles Lorna Banana 7” (Pressure Sounds)
Jackie Edwards So Jah Say 7” (Gorgon)
Prince Alla Heaven Is My Roof/Rod Taylor Don’t Give Up 12” (Archive)
Tenor Saw Golden Hen 7” (Hummingbird)
Nicodemus Eagles Feather 7” (Jammy’s)
Michael Palmer Don’t Smoke the Seed 12” (Hitbound/Channel One)

NICK HELIOTIS, HARDLY ARTIST.
Beach House – Devotion
Deerhunter – Microcastle
Golden Triangle – Tour EP
V/A – Life is a Problem (Mississippi Records comp)
Thee Oh Sees – The Master’s Bedroom is Worth Spending a Night In/Peanut Butter Oven EP/Intelligence split 12”
Vivian Girls – S/T
Crystal Stilts – Alight of Night
Thomas Function – Celebration!
The Walkman – You & Me
High Places – S/T
Medication – Don’t Die 7”

LACEY SWAIN, BULLY.
Getting married to Ruben (and Kinks cover band Cum Dancing)
The Dutchess & The Duke (records and shows)
The Oh Sees/Intelligence show at the Sunset (That Dwyer can write some hits, even if he is kind of a dick.)
Chrissy Zebby Tembo (via John via Andy but now avail at Sonic Boom)
Obits at the Funhouse (Froberg in your face!)
Vaselines at SP20 (Frances and her pussy talk)
Baby Vivian’s Halloween Costume (pictured)
Love Tan at Fen’s birthday in the snow (Fun!)
My friends and family and cats (I’m a sap)
All kinds of cheeses (I’m full of cheese)


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