Wednesday, 12 November 2008

2008 charts

As part of this thing I'm doing for Mixmag I had to put together my top 20 singles, top 10 albums and top 5 various/comps for this year.

It was a hard slog as I had to find all the artists details on Discog, but I got there in the end. Here it is see what you think if there are any glaring ommissions let me know.


Singles

1. The Bug – Ganja (Ninja Tune)
2. Don Rimini – Rave On (Mental Groove)
3. Hercules and the Love Affair – Raise me up – (DFA Records)
4. Hot Chip – Ready for the floor (EMI)
5. Toddla T – Sound tape killin’ – (1965 Records)
6. Little Boots – Stuck on repeat (Fake Blood remix) – (no label)
7. Rustie – Jagz the Smack E.P. – (Stuff Records)
8. Zomby – Strange Fruit – (Ramp Records)
9. Hudson Mowhawke – Oops – (Wireblock)
10. Dj Mujava – Township Funk – (Warp)
11. Ghislain Poirier feat. Face-T – No More Blood (Megasoid remix) – (Ninja Tune)
12. DJ Q feat. MC Bonez – You Wot (Ministry of Sound)
13. Grace Jones – Williams Blood (White label)
14. South Rakkas Crew – Mad Again (Boy 8-bit remix) – (Mad Decent)
15. Radioclit – Secousse (Mumdance remix) – (Mental Groove)
16. Let’s Go To War – Push up ya lighter – (Last Gang Records)
17. Heartbreak - We’re Back (Lex Records)
18. Ghostface Killah – Charlie Brown (DJ Medhi remix) – (Scion)
19. DatA - Rapture feat Sebastien Grainger – (Ekler’o’shock)
20. B.Rich – Everyday Hustle (AC Slater remix) – (A New Hope Records)


Toddla T - Sound tape killin'

Mix cds/Compilations

1. TS7 – Jam volume 2 (cdr)
2. Sinden – We Make it Good (Shilo)
3. An England Story – The Culture of the MC in the UK 1984-2008 (Soul Jazz)
4. Bang Gang Deejays - D Is For Disco E Is For Dancing (Modular)
5. Kitsune Maison Compilation – Volume 6 (Kitsune Maison)


Stush - Dollar Sign (Live PA) [taken from An England Story]

Albums

1. Hot Chip – Made in the dark (EMI)
2. Lil’Wayne – Tha Carter Vol 3 (Cash Money Records)
3. Busy Signal – Loaded (VP)
4. Jamie Lidell – Jim (Warp)
5. Heartbreak – Lies (Lex Records)
6. Air France – No Way Down (Sincerely Yours)
7. Madlib – Beat Konducta Vol 6: Dil Withers suite (Stones Throw)
8. Mystery Jets – 21 (679 Records)
9. Radioclit and Esau Mwamwaya – The Very Best (no label)
10. The Bug – London Zoo (Ninja Tune)


Hot Chip - Made in the dark

It's been a massive year for music especially urban forms. Bassline/Funky/Aquacrunk/Lazer bass/dubstep are all going in interesting directions and 2009 should be massive.

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