Monday, December 29, 2008

Kool Thingzzz's "Thingzzz of the Year Extra Vag Anza!" part 1: Top 20 Albums and Songs

Alright, I'm the decider and I make the decisions. Jake's list isn't too far behind, but we'll kick things off with mine:


1. Dear Science - TV on the Radio

Favorite Tracks: DLZ, Red Dress

2. Feed the Animals - Girl Talk

Favorite Tracks: Don't Stop, Give Me a Beat

3. Self Titled - Fleet Foxes

Favorite Tracks: He Doesn't Know Why, White Winter Hymnal

4. Nouns - No Age

Favorite Tracks: Eraser, Teen Creeps

5. Microcastle - Deerhunter

Favorite Tracks: Agoraphobia, Nothing Ever Happened

6. Hold on Now, Youngster - Los Campesinos!

Favorite Tracks: You! Me! Dancing!, Death to Los Campesinos!

7. The Chemistry of Common Life - Fucked Up

Favorite Tracks: Son the Father, The Chemistry of Common Life

8. Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Favorite Tracks: Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!, Jesus of the Moon

9. In Ghost Colours - Cut Copy

Favorite Tracks: Hearts on Fire, Unforgettable Season

10. Real Emotional Trash - Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks

Favorite Tracks: Real Emotional Trash, Baltimore

11. For Emma, Forever Ago - Bon Iver

Favorite Tracks: Skinny Love, Flume

12. Self-Titled - Vampire Weekend

Favorite Tracks: Walcott, Oxford Comma

13. Oracular Spectacular - MGMT

Favorite Tracks: Electric Feel, Kids

14. The Midnight Organ Fight - Frightened Rabbit

Favorite Tracks: Head Rolls Off, The Modern Leper

15. Skeletal Lamping - Of Montreal

Favorite Tracks: Wicked Wisdom, Id Engager

16. Self-Titled - Santogold

Favorite Tracks: L.E.S. Artistes, Creator

17. You & Me - The Walkmen

Favorite Tracks: In the New Year, The Blue Route

18. Volume One - She and Him

Favorite Tracks: Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?, I Was Made for You

19. Offend Maggie - Deerhoof

Favorite Tracks: The Tears and Music of Love, Basketball Get Your Groove Back

20. Made in the Dark - Hot Chip

Favorite Tracks: Ready For the Floor, Bendable Poseable

Hon. Mention:

.Third - Portishead

.The Stand-Ins - Okkervil River

.Evil Urges - My Morning Jacket


1. Eraser - No Age

2. DLZ - TV on the Radio

3. Electric Feel - MGMT

4. Hearts on Fire - Cut Copy

5. Skinny Love - Bon Iver

6. Id Engager - Of Montreal

7. L.E.S Artistes - Santogold

8. Walcott - Vampire Weekend

9. Machine Gun - Portishead

10. Agoraphobia - Deerhunter

11. Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

12. He Doesn't Know Why - Fleet Foxes

13. Ready For the Floor - Hot Chip

14. Frontwards (Pavement Cover) - Los Campesinos!

15. Baltimore - Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks

16. Son the Father - Fucked Up

17. Nothing Ever Happened - Deerhunter

18. In the New Year - The Walkmen

19. Discipline - Nine Inch Nails

20. Head Rolls Off - Frightened Rabbit

Hon. Mention:

.Touch ME I'm Going to Scream (Pt. 2) - My Morning Jacket

.Red Dress - TV on the Radio

.You! Me! Dancing! - Los Campesinos!

Alright, that's it. Feel free to tell me how wrong you think I am.

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