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avant/chicago / December 24, 2008 10:05 AM

Catch our list already being released day-by-day on and catch the whole lists on Avant/Chicago

Dave Sandell / December 26, 2008 11:28 AM

Margot & The Nuclear So & So's - Animal!
Jacaszek - Treny
Apes & Androids - Blood Moon
Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
Port O'Brien - "All We Could Do Was Sing"
Wolf Parade - "At Mount Zoomer"

The Kills - "Last Day of Magic"
MGMT - "Time to Pretend"
The Black Keys - "Psychotic Girl"
Coldplay - "Death & All of His Friends"
Portishead - "The Rip"

moody / December 26, 2008 5:38 PM

Portishead - Third
Fleet Foxes - self titled
Erykah Badu - New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War
Radiohead - In Rainbows
Dungen - 4
Gnarks Barkley - The Odd Couple

mr d plus / December 27, 2008 6:41 PM

Ari Brown, “Live at the Green Mill”

Maria Schneider, “Cerulean Skies”

Corey Wilkes, “Drop It”

Leelah / December 28, 2008 10:52 PM

Songs (in no particular order):
--Raveonettes - Dead Sound
--Beyonce - Single Ladies
--Vampire Weekend - Walcott (Insane Mix)
--Parts & Labor - Nowhere's Nigh
--Ra Ra Riot - Can You Tell?
--The Airborne Toxic Event - Does This Mean You're Moving On? (this may have come out in 2007... but I didn't know it then!)
--Okkervil River - Lost Coastlines
--Florence and the Machine - Kiss With a Fist
--MGMT - Time to Pretend
--The Magnetic Fields - Drive on Driver

I'll probably think of more as soon as I post this...

jennifer / December 28, 2008 10:54 PM

lady gaga's 'the fame' got me through a lot of blue days, so I'm throwing my hat in for her.

printdude / December 29, 2008 11:32 AM

Best Albums:
Racantours: Consolers of the Lonely
RadioHead: In Rainbows
The Hold Steady: Stay Positive
My Morning Jacket: Evil Urges
The Knux: Remind me in 3 Days

David / December 29, 2008 12:06 PM

DJ Craze - FabricLive 38 mix

The Magnetic Fields - Distortion

dOP - Between the Blues EP

DJ Shadow - The 4 Track Era

Mucky Fingers / December 29, 2008 12:40 PM

Oasis - "Dig Out Your Soul"
The Black Crowes - "Warpaint"

Allyson / December 30, 2008 11:07 AM

My votes are for Ryan Adams - Cardinology and Coldplay - Viva La Vida!

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