Pitchfork's Top 50 Albums Of 2008

by dsussman   December 19, 2008 at 2:00PM  |  Views: 248

Pitchfork has dropped their greatest LPs of 2008 and the list is pretty much what we expected. The only random pick is Erykah Badu’s New Amerykah Part One coming in at number 13. Who new alt-R&B was the new hot sh*t. Besides that, it’s a hipster indie rock fiesta.

Check it…50 Ponytail - Ice Cream Spiritual
49 Crystal Stilts - Alight Of Night
48 High Places - High Places
47 The Tallest Man on Earth - Shallow Grave
46 Beach House - Devotion
45 Lykke Li - Youth Novels
44 Marnie Stern - This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That
43 Shearwater - Rook
42 Bonnie "Prince" Billy - Lie Down in the Light
41 David Byrne and Brian Eno - Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
40 The Very Best - Esau Mwamwaya & Radioclit are the Very Best
39 Times New Viking - Rip It Off
38 The Bug - London Zoo
37 Grouper - Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
36 Wale - The Mixtape About Nothing
35 Girl Talk - Feed the Animals
34 Arthur Russell - Love Is Overtaking Me
33 Frightened Rabbit - Midnight Organ Fight
32 Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
31 Fennesz - Black Sea
30 Los Campesinos! - Hold on Now, Youngster...
29 The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
28 Flying Lotus - Los Angeles
27 Max Tundra - Parallax Error Beheads You
26 Atlas Sound - Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel
25 Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Grievances
24 Gang Gang Dance - Saint Dymphna
23 Hot Chip - Made in the Dark
22 Santogold - Santogold
21 Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreak
20 Fuck Buttons - Street Horrrsing
19 The Walkmen - You & Me
18 The Mae Shi - HLLLYH
17 Fucked Up - The Chemistry of Common Life
16 Vivian Girls - Vivian Girls
15 Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
14 Air France - No Way Down
13 Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part One (4th World War)
12 Lindstrøm - Where You Go I Go Too
11 Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
10 DJ/rupture - Uproot
09 Hercules and Love Affair - Hercules and Love Affair
08 M83 - Saturdays=Youth
07 Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
06 TV On The Radio - Dear Science
05 Deerhunter - Microcastle / Weird Era Cont.
04 Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
03 No Age - Nouns
02 Portishead - Third
01 Fleet Foxes - Sun Giant EP/Fleet Foxes

THE DAILY FOUR

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