Posted by: Nick | March 31, 2008

Top Album Releases: March 2008

Nick’s Top

  1. Cassettes Won’t Listen – Small-Time Machine EP (sample)
  2. Hercules and Love Affair-Hercules and Love Affair (sample)
  3. Crystal Castles- Crystal Castles
  4. The Photographic- Pictures of a Changing World
  5. Destroyer – Trouble in Dreams
  6. What Made Milwaukee Famous – What Doesn’t Kill Us (sample)

Guilty Pleasure: The United States of America – These are Good Times People (sample)

Cory’s Top

  1. Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles (Sample)(buy)
  2. Why? – Alopecia (Sample)
  3. Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams (Sample)
  4. The Photographic – Pictures of a Changing World (Sample)

I checked out some other strong albums, including These United States, Devotchka, The Kills, The LK….but the albums above were just too good & wouldn’t share iPod space with them…

Other March 2008 Releases (below the break)…

MARCH
3/4
A Weather – Cove (Team Love)
Autechre – Quaristice (Warp)
Bing Ji Ling – June Degrees In December
The Black Crowes – Warpaint (Silver Arrow)
Cadence Weapon – Afterparty Babies (Anti-)
The Gutter Twins – Saturnalia (Sub Pop)
Ladyhawk – Shots (Jagjaguwar)
The Oaks – TBD (self-released)
The Ruby Suns – Se Lion (Sub Pop)
These United States – A Picture Of The Three Of us At The Gate To The Garden Of Eden (self-released)
What Made Milwaukee Famous – What Doesn’t Kill Us (Barsuk)
Jim White – Transnormal Skiperoo (Luka Bop)
White Hinterland – Phylactery Factory (Dead Oceans)

3/11
The Photographic – Pictures of a Changing World (Galaxia)
The B-52’s – Funplex (Astralwerks)
Bryan Adams – 11 (Universal)
Destroyer – Trouble In Dreams (Merge)
Dragged by Horses – TBA (Highwheel)
Excepter – Debt Dept. (Paw Tracks)
Kaki King – Dreaming Of Revenge (Sony)
The Kills – Midnight Boom (Domino)
Lach – The Calm Before (Fortified)
Panic! At The Disco – You Don’t Have To Worry… (Fueled By Ramen/Decaydance)
Presidents Of The United States Of America – These Are The Good Times People
Why? – Alopecia (Anticon)
Science For Girls – Science For Girls (self-released)
Silver Mt. Zion – TBA (Constellation)
Ashlee Simpson – Bittersweet World (Geffen)
These New Puritans – Beat Pyramid (Domino)
Imaad Wasif with Two Part Best – Strange Hexes (self-released)

3/18
Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles (Last Gang)
Be Your Own Pet – Get Awkward (Ecstatic Peace/Universal)
Sera Cahoone – Only As The Day Is Long (Sub Pop)
DeVotchKa – (Anti-)
Daniel Lanois – Here Is What Is (Red Floor)

3/25
Counting Crows – Saturday Nights, Sunday Mornings (Geffen)

Also in March…
50 Cent – Before I Self Destruct (Aftermath)
Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid (Fiction)
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Real Emotional Trash (Matador)
Moby – Last Night (Mute)
Ours – Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy (American)
Dirtbombs – TBA (In The Red)
Speedo – TBA (Swami/Vagrant)
13 Ghosts – TBA (Skybucket)
Free Kitten (Kim Gordon side project) – TBA (Ecstatic Peace)
The Teenagers – (XL)
Helvetia – The Acrobats (The Static Cult Label)
The LK – Vs. The Snow (The Kora)
Filter – Anthems For The Damned (Warner Bros.)

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Responses

  1. March 4, 2008

    Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks- “Pure Emotional Trash”

    great album…

  2. scratch that, it’s “Real Emotional Trash”


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