Sunday, December 07, 2008

RIB's (of course belated) 2008 Album of the Year Nominees

A little late for Turkey Day as the tradition goes, we know, but here they are, in alphabetical order. As you can see, we kept it real short this year.

(A full-on audio podcast version, if you're interested, is available as well. Just email us or tweet @thebigm.)

Antony & The Johnsons - Another World

Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lie Down in the Light

The Magnetic Fields - Distortion

The Mountain Goats - Heretic Pride

Okkervil River - The Stand Ins

R.E.M. - Accelerate

Shearwater - Rook

Honorable Mentions:
The Baseball Project - Volume 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails
Bowerbirds - Hymns for a Dark Horse
Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power And The Amorphous Strums - Dark Developments
Kimya Dawson - Alphabutt
Death Cab for Cutie - Narrow Stairs
The Fireman - Electric Arguments
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
The Innocence Mission - Street Map (EP)
Randy Newman - Harps and Angels
She & Him - Volume One

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