Dave Ehrlich’s Best of 2008

December 28, 2008 at 3:50 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , )

Albums, in descending order:

10. TV On The Radio – Dear Science (Interscope)
09. No Age – Nouns (Sub Pop)
08. Torche – Meanderthal (Hydrahead)
07. Thee Oh Sees – The Master’s Bedroom Is Worth Spending A Night In (Tomlab)
06. The Night Marchers – See You In Magic (Vagrant)
05. Deerhunter – Microcastle / Weird Era Cont. (Kranky)
04. The Black Angels – Directions To See a Ghost (Light in the Attic)
03. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!! (Anti-)
02. British Sea Power – Do You Like Rock Music? (Rough Trade)
01. Fucked Up – The Chemistry of Common Life (Matador)

Bubbling under:

The Dirtbombs – We Have You Surrounded (In The Red)
The Duke Spirit – Neptune (Artist First)
Wire – Object 47 (Pink Flag)

Eagles of Death Metal – Heart On (Downtown)
Boris – Smile (Southern Lord)
Jay Reatard – Singles 06-07 (In The Red)
Jay Reatard – Matador Singles 08(Matador)

Songs of the Year:

“Leopardman at C&A” – The Dirtbombs
“Days of Last” – Fucked Up
“No Lucifer” – British Sea Power
“Today’s Lesson” – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
“Doves” – The Black Angels
“And I Keep Holding On” – The Night Marchers
“Visit Colonel” – Thee Oh Sees
“Never Stops” – Deerhunter
“We Carry On” – Portishead
“Healer” – Torche
“Halfway Home” – TV On The Radio
“Oh, It’s Such a Shame” – Jay Reatard
“Where Do You Run To?” – Vivian Girls
“Wolf Kidult Man” – The Fall
“This Ship Was Built To Last” – The Duke Spirit
“Statement” – Boris
“Geraldine” – Glasvegas
“One of Us” – Wire

Films:

01. Let the Right One In (dir. Tomas Alfredson)
02. Inside (dir. Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury)
03. Mother of Tears (dir. Dario Argento)
04. Frontier(s) (dir. Xavier Gens)
05. Iron Man (dir. Jon Favreau)

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