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!

ARTISTS:



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)














Punchline
(Pop-punk / Modern Short Stories)













O'Death
(Gypsy folk / Kemado)












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


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Mason Proper
(Indie / Dovecote)


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Lakeherst
(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:

LMS said...

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