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Best of 2008

January 1, 2009

Below is a list of the Top 20 Albums of 2008 – as voted by KRUI Staff and Listeners.  See the end of the post for individual year-end lists.  Happy New Year!

1. Bon Iver: For Emma, Forever Ago

2. Fleet Foxes: Fleet Foxes

3. TV on the Radio: Dear Science

4. Portishead: Third

5. MGMT: Oracular Spectacular

6. She & Him: Volume One

7. Sigur Ros: Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust

8. The Dodos: Visitor

9. Vampire Weekend: Vampire Weekend

10. Why?: Alopecia

Click for the remainder of the list + individual staff/listener year end lists!

11. Blitzen Trapper: Furr

12. Deerhoof: Offend Maggie

13. Deerhunter: Microcastle

14. Marnie Stern: This is It and I Am It…

15. Ponytail: Ice Cream Spiritual

16. Sam Amidon: All is Well

17. Atlas Sound: Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel

18. Fuck Buttons: Street Horrrsing

19. Bonnie Prince Billy: Lie Down in the Light

20. Okkervil River: The Stand Ins

Staff and KRUI Listener Lists:

Vol. 1

Vol. 2

Vol. 3

Vol. 4

Vol. 5

Vol. 6

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  1. Scotty Heat permalink
    January 3, 2009 7:08 pm

    Okkervil River put out The Stand Ins in 2008. The Stage Names is from 2007.

    also, For Emma, Forever Ago is probably the 20th or 21st best record of ’08.

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