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The Groove Staff Top 10 Records of 2008

We sent out a newsletter earlier this month that contained our Top 10 Records of 2008… but now we figured we would publish it for the world to see! We spent alot of time with these records this year and its been frankly one of the best years in music in some time, in our humble opinions. Tons of great records this year…

Louis

1) Dungen – 4

2) Leila – Blood, Looms + Blooms

3) Portishead – Third

4) Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

5) Nobody presents Blank Blue: Western Water Music


6) Beach House – Devotion

7) Martina Topley-Bird – The Blue God

8) Q-Tip – The Renaissance

9) TV on the Radio – Dear Science

10) The Gutter Twins – Saturnalia

John

1) Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

2) Sun Kil Moon – April

3) Milton Nascimento and Jobim Trio – Bossas Novas

4) Sunn O))) – Domkirke

5) Portishead – Third

6) Steve Reich – Daniel Variations

7) M83 – Saturdays = Youth

8) Metallica – Death Magnetic

9) Samamidon – All is Well

10) John Zorn – the Dreamers

Mitch

1) Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

2) The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely

3) TV on the Radio – Dear Science

4) Sun Kil Moon – April

5) Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It

6) Kings of leon – Only By The Night

7) N.E.R.D. – Seeing Sounds

8) Of Montreal – Skeletal Lamping

9) Santogold – Santogold

10) Black Keys – Attack & Release

Andrew

1) Magnetic Fields – Distortion

2) Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes

3) Richard Swift – As Onasis

4) Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It

5) Vetiver – Things Of The Past

6) TV On The Radio – Dear Science

7) Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

8) Bonnie ‘Price’ Billy – Lie Down In The Light

9) Portishead – Third

10) Dungen – 4


Chris

1) Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

2) Delta Spirit – Ode to Sunshine

3) The Raconteurs – Consolers of the Lonely

4) The Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Bloody Underground

5) Black Mountain – In the Future

6) Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams

7) Spiritualized – A & E

8) Death Vessel – Nothing Is Precious Enough for Us

9) MGMT – Oracular Spectacular

10) Frightened Rabbit – Midnight Organ Flight