Albums of the Year 2008

Top 20-ish, in order from the Top:
(links take you to lala.com full album streams, mostly. In absence of lala streams, links go to other streams or a DRM-free mp3 store)

  1. Fleet FoxesFleet Foxes / Sun Giant EP
  2. TV on the RadioDear Science
  3. WalkmenYou & Me
  4. Cut CopyIn Ghost Colours
  5. School of Seven BellsAlpinism

  1. My Morning JacketEvil Urges
  2. Vampire WeekendVampire Weekend / Esau MwamwayaThe Very Best Mixtape [African influences tie]
  3. Sigur RósMeð suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust
  4. She & HimVolume 1
  5. Blue GiantTarget Heart EP / The Foxglove HuntStop Heartbeat [side projects tie]
  1. Air FranceNo Way Down EP
  2. Son LuxAt War With Walls and Mazes
  3. M83Saturdays=Youth
  4. Kanye West808s & Heartbreak
  5. SantogoldSantogold
  1. LindstrømWhere You Go I Go Too
  2. Department of EaglesIn Ear Park
  3. MGMTOracular Spectacular
  4. Joy ElectricMy Grandfather, The Cubist / Starflyer 59Dial M [Brothers Martin tie]
  5. SubtleExitingARM

Semi-related Fall/Winter ’08 mixtape to come later this week, probably.