Recommended

Albums from 2008

2008 December, 19th

My 24 Recommendation

In some genre order - Work In Progress

Saturdays=Youth by M83
The Seldom Seen Kid by Elbox
Alas I Cannot Swim by Laura Marling
Oracular Spectacular by MGMT
Third by Portishead
Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
April by Sun Kil Moon
Rook by Shearwater
Insurgentes by Steven Wilson
Lake Toba by Lukestar
Madrugada by Madrugada
The Bedlam in Goliath by The Mars Volta
Not For Want Of Trying by Maybeshewill
Death Magnetic by Metallica
Overworld by Machinae Supremacy
Watershed by Opeth
Twilight of the Thunder God by Amon Amarth
The Way of All Flesh by Gojira

20 Best-Reviewed from metacritic.com

My recommendations marked in grey.

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# Album by Artist Metacritic
1 Welcome To Mali by Amadou & Mariam 92
2 London Zoo by The Bug 90
3 Fed by Plush 89
4 Dear Science, by TV On The Radio 88
5 Exit by Shugo Tokumaru 88
6 For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver 88
7 Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes 87
8 Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds 87
9 Sugar Mountain: Live At Canterbury House 1968 by Neil Young 87
10 Robyn by Robyn 86
11 Hercules And Love Affair by Hercules And Love Affair 86
12 Black Sea by Fennesz 86
13 What Does It All Mean? 1983-2006 Retrospective by Steinski 86
14 Harps And Angels by Randy Newman 86
15 Fortress by Protest The Hero 86
16 Rook by Shearwater 85
17 Life...The Best Game In Town by Harvey Milk 85
18 In The 7th Moon, The Chief Turned Into A Swimming Fish And Ate The Head Of His Enemy By Magic by Kasai Allstars 85
19 Third by Portishead 85
20 Stay Positive by The Hold Steady 85