Monday, December 31, 2007

Best Of 2008: Artist Choices

For our grand finale of 2008, we present Stark's biggest achievement of the year: pulling together some of the biggest names in music to contribute their own personal lists of their favorite records from the past twelve months. A huge thanks goes out to all the bands, labels and publicity firms who made the project possible. Enjoy!


My Morning Jacket
(Alternative / ATO)

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Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
(Indie pop / Polyvinyl)

The Spinto Band
(Indie / Park The Van)

Lewis And Clarke
(Majestic folk / La Société Expéditionnaire)

Jukebox The Ghost
(Power-pop / Rebel Group)

The Welcome Wagon
(Folk / Asthmatic Kitty)

(Pop-punk / Modern Short Stories)

(Gypsy folk / Kemado)

(Pop-Rock / Columbia)

School of Seven Bells
(Dream pop / Ghostly International)

These United States
(Garage folk / United Interests)

The Midway State
(Piano rock / Interscope)

Japanese Motors
(So Cal garage rock / VICE)

Grampall Jookabox

(Schizophrenic pop / Asthmatic Kitty)

Fern Knight
(Classical folk / VHF)

Tim Williams
(Earnest rock / Dovecote)

Mt. Sims
(Electro-pop / Hungry Eye)

Ed Harcourt
(Brit-pop / Dovecote)

Holy Fiction
(Alt-rock / Esotype)

Roy G. and the Biv
(Disco / Paper Thin Mgt.)

The Boxing Lesson
(Psychadelic / The Loyalty Firm)

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(Alt-country / Don't You Hate Pants?)

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Mason Proper
(Indie / Dovecote)

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(Atmospheric Rock / Philly)

Exile Parade
(Brit-rock / Suburban)

Victorian Halls
(Straightjacket Pop / Chicago)

Zoos of Berlin
(Avant-garde / Detroit)

The Physics of Meaning
(Folk / Trekky)

Made In Mexico
(Salsa punk / Skin Graft)

Aids Wolf
(Experimental / Skin Graft)


Luke Jackson
  (Swedish pop / Popsicle)

Steve Deutsch
(Owner/Producer, Spacebar Recordings)

Angelo Madrigale
(Metropolis Art Gallery / Lancaster, PA)

1 comment:

Laura said...

What a strange and wonderful group of people. That sound you heard was my emusic save for later list growing...