Friday, December 26, 2008

OK Sounds Good Best of 08'


Yo, 2008 was a great year for music!

Flying Lotus- Los Angeles
Erykah Badu- New Amerykah
Cut Copy- In Ghost Colours
Hercules and Love Affair- s/t
se James- The Dreamer
Benga- Diary of An Afro Warrior
C.R.A.C.- The Piece Talks
The Beat Konducta(Madlib)- Dil Cosby Beat Konducta 5
Lemonade- s/t
Raphael Saadiq- The Way I See It
Portishead- Third
MGMT- Oracular Spectacular
Black Milk- Tronic
Jackson Conti- Sujinho
Santogold- s/t

Best Mixtapes......
Diplo and Santogold- Top Rankin
Madlib- Speto da Rua
Wale- Mixtape About Nothing

Best tracks...
Termanology feat Bun B (prod by DJ Premier)- This Is How We Rock
Erykah Badu- Soldier
Benga- 26 Basslines- Wind yo waste to the wobbly leg dance in the mirror for hours with this chune on repeat!!
Estelle- American Boy
Exile- In Love
Moodymann- Freeki Mutha fucka
Busy Signal- Tic Toc (rmx) feat. Rye Rye and MIA - tic tic tic toc!!!! body grind!
Samiyam- Moon Shoes- Swing yo chain to this!!!
Illa J- All Good - Words of wisdom and inspiration with throwback Dilla beats as a backdrop: "thats the past dont remind me..." / "by the way , this is for souls with a purpose..." yeeeeeeahhhh!
Hercules and Love Affair- Blind - Ridiculous production!!! When the guitars and horns come in near the end, its like the sky opening up- I cant feel my face dawg!
Big Boi feat Raekwon & Andre 3000 - Royal Flush
Flying Lotus- Interference

Honorable Mentions:
Q Tip- The Renaissance
Menahan Street Band- Make the Road By Walking
Quiet Village- Silent Movie
J Davey-The Beauty in Distortion/ The Land of the Lost


Sean said...


Anonymous said...

Hate to be a Wise ass, but the Menahan Street Album is called Make The Road By Walking.

You guys got a good taste as far as hiphop goes. I dunno about the electric/techno stuff, that shit pisses me off after a couple of minutes and i want to kill animals, so i dont listen to it.