January 14th, 2010

aquatic, the life

2008 - my year end music + film wrap up

You read that right. I have been sitting on this list forever. No good excuse other than the fact I have a 2009 best of I was working on also. I still need to find the piece of paper that I wrote my Best of 2003 on. Whoops!

music

+ top albums of 2008 +

01 | Jason Anderson - Life Sucks Love Sucks Dose Out
02 | Jason Anderson - The Hopeful and the Unafraid
03 | She & Him - Volume One
04 | Los Campesinos!: Hold on Now, Youngster...
05 | The Mountain Goats: Heretic Pride
06 | The Smittens - The Coolest Thing About Love
07 | The Magnetic Fields - Distortion
08 | Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom
09 | Love Is All: A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night
10 | The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
11 | Son, Ambulance - Someone Else's Déjà Vu
12 | M83 - Saturdays=Youth
13 | Neon Neon: Stainless Style
14 | Death Cab for Cutie, Narrow Stairs
15 | Portishead - Third

+ best shows of 2008 + BOLD means it was especially memorable

2008-02-16 - Super Furry Animals/Times New Viking/Jeffrey Lewis @ Metro
2008-03-22 - Statehood/Kid, You'll Move Mountains @ Reggie's Rock Club
2008-03-26 - Los Campesinos!/Jeffrey Lewis & The Jitters @ Empty Bottle
2008-04-11 - Caribou/Fuck Buttons @ Empty Bottle
2008-04-11 - The Besties/Mean Ohio/Ash in Pensacola/Mymymy @ The Note
2008-04-29 - Yelle/Codebreaker @ Logan square Auditorium
2008-05-10 - My Birthday jubiLEIGH featuring Jason Anderson/Strand of Oaks @ South Union Arts
2008-05-28 - Jeremy Enigk/Damien Jurado @ Abbey Pub
2008-06-28 - Hayden/Haley Bonar @ Schubas
2008-08-05 - She & Him/Becky Stark @ Park West
2008-08-20 - Radiohead/Liars @ White River Amphitheatre (Auburn, WA)
2008-08-24 - Radiohead @ Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA)
2008-08-25 - Radiohead @ Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA)
2008-08-27 - Radiohead/Liars @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre (Chula Vista, CA)
2008-10-10 - Statehood/Kid,You'll Move Mountains/The Fake Fictions @ Bottom Lounge
2008-10-13 - The Mountain Goats/Kaki King @ Park West
2008-10-20 - Mount Eerie/Julie Doiron/Calm Down It's Monday @ AV-aerie

films

01 | Dear Zachary
02 | Food, Inc.
03 | The Dark Knight
04 | Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
05 | Charlie Bartlett
06 | Milk
07 | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
08 | Tropic Thunder
09 | Iron Man
10 | Let the Right One In
11 | Taken
12 | Australia
13 | The Order of Myths
14 | Kung Fu Panda
15 | Slumdog Millionaire
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