It’s been a big year for the folks over at Mistletone. In between trekking through Australia with Beach House, Dan Deacon and El Guincho to name a few, they have also been busy bringing you the freshest sounds this land and others abroad have to offer. So you can only imagine how excited I got when label extraordinaire, Sophie Best, emails me with her top albums of 2008 – it certainly didn’t disappoint.
Here are Sophie’s top albums of 2008, in no particular order.
- Deerhunter – Microcastle / Weird Era Cont.
- Juana Molina – Un Dia
- Grouper – Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill
- Abe Vigoda – Skeleton
- No Age – Nouns
- Gang Gang Dance – Saint Dymphna
- John Maus – Love Is Real
- Vivian Girls – s/t
- Ratatat – LP3
- 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