Posted by: Nick | August 4, 2008

Top Album Releases: July 2008

Top Album Releases: July 2008

Nick’s Top Albums

  1. Bodies of Water: A Certain Feeling (sample)
  2. CSS: Donkey (sample)
  3. Dr. Dog: Fate (sample)
  4. Sunset: The Glowing City (sample)
  5. Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head: Glistening Pleasure (sampe)
  6. Ratatat: LP3 (sample)
  7. Beck: Modern Guilt (sample)
  8. Santogold/Diplo: Top Ranking (sample)
  9. One Day as a Lion: S/T (sample)

Best cover of the Footloose soundtrack: Doveman: Footloose (sample)

Cory’s Top Albums

  1. Women – Women (Sample)
  2. Wire: Object 47
  3. Dirty Pretty Things: Romance at Short Notice (Sample)
  4. Pas/Cal: Raised on Mathew, Mark, Luke & Laura
  5. Beck: Modern Guilt (sample)
  6. CSS: Donkey (sample)
  7. Icy Demons: Miami Ice
  8. Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head: Glistening Pleasure (sampe)
  9. Ratatat: LP3 (sample)
  10. Santogold/Diplo: Top Ranking (sample)

OTHER TOP ALBUM RELEASES OF 2008:

TOP JANUARY
TOP FEBRUARY
TOP MARCH
TOP APRIL
TOP MAY
TOP JUNE

Complete list of July 2008 Releases below the break…

From Largehearted Boy

July 1, 2008

Alkaline Trio: Agony and Irony
Alkaline Trio: Agony and Irony [vinyl]
Bauhaus: Burning From the Inside (reissue) [vinyl]
Bauhaus: Sky’s Gone Out (reissue) [vinyl]
Centro-matic: Redo the Stacks (reissue)
The Chap: Mega Breakfast
Earlimart: Hymn and Her
Estelle: Shine [vinyl]
G-Unit: T.O.S. (Terminate on Sight)
G-Unit: T.O.S. (Terminate on Sight) [vinyl]
Iron Maiden: Somewhere Back in Time: The Best of 1980-1989 (limited edition) [vinyl]
Jay Brannan: goddamned
John Mayer: Where The Light Is:John Mayer Live In Los Angeles
Leonard Cohen: Collection (import 5-disc box set)
Los Lonely Boys: Forgiven
Miles Davis: The Musings of Miles (remastered)
Mugison: Mugiboogie
My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade Is Dead
Raconteurs: Salute Your Solution (single) [vinyl]
Relient K: The Bird And The Bee Sides
Sugarcubes: Singles Box Set (6-disc import box set)
Van Morrison: Enlightenment (remastered with bomus tracks)
Van Morrison: The Healing Game (remastered with bonus tracks)
Van Morrison: Live at the Grand Opera House Belfast (remastered with bonus tracks)
Van Morrison: A Night in San Francisco (remastered with bonus tracks)
Van Morrison: No Guru, No Method, No Teacher (remastered with bonus tracks)
Van Morrison: Veedon Fleece (remastered with bonus tracks)
White Stripes: White Blood Cells (reissue)
White Stripes: White Stripes (reissue)
Willie Nelson: Stardust: 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition (with bonus CD)

July 8, 2008

Abe Vigoda: Skeleton
Air: Air (reissue)
Albert Hammond Jr.: Como Te Llama?
Albert Hammond Jr.: Como Te Llama? [vinyl]
Alison Moyet: The Turn
Architecture in Helsinki: Like It Or Not EP
Architecture in Helsinki: Like It Or Not EP [vinyl]
Bad Religion: New Maps of Hell (Deluxe Version)
The Baseball Project: Volume 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails
Beck: Modern Guilt
Black Crowes: Warpaint [vinyl]
Black Ghosts: The Black Ghosts
Black Sun Ensemble: Across the Sea of Id: The Way to Eden
British Sea Power: Open Season (reissue) [vinyl]
The Capstan Shafts: Fixation Protocols
Centro-matic & South San Gabriel: Dual Hawks [vinyl]
Chromeo: Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edtion
Chromeo: Fancy Footwork: Deluxe Edtion [vinyl]
CocoRosie: God Has a Voice, She Speaks Through Me 7″ [vinyl]
Danger Radio: Used And Abused
The Dead Boys: We Have Come for Your Children (reissue)
Del McCoury: Moneyland
Dethklok: The Dethalbum [vinyl]
Devin Lima & the Cadbury Diesel: Mozart Popart
Donna the Buffalo: Silverlined
Dutchess & The Duke: She’s The Dutchess, He’s The Duke
Dutchess & The Duke: She’s The Dutchess, He’s The Duke [vinyl]
Ellen Alien: Sool [vinyl]
The Fall: I Never Felt Better in My Life 1979-82
Feral Children: Second to the Last Frontier
The Fiery Furnaces: Blueberry Boat (reissue) [vinyl]
The Fiery Furnaces: The Fiery Furnaces EP (reissue) [vinyl]
The Fiery Furnaces: Gallowsbird’s Bark (reissue) [vinyl]
The Gits: Best Of The Gits
Great Big Sea: Fortune’s Favour
Hamell on Trial: Rant and Roll
Jean Grae: Jeanius
John Hiatt: Same Old Man [vinyl]
Joseph Arthur: Foreign Girls
Karl Hector: Sahara Swing
Kerli: Love Is Dead
Leila: Blood, Looms & Blooms
The Libertines: The Libertines (reissue) [vinyl]
The Libertines: Up the Bracket (reissue) [vinyl]
M. Ward: Transfiguration of Vincent (reissue) [vinyl]
Magnetic Fields: Distortion [vinyl]
The Maine: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop
Mates of State: Re-Arrange Us [vinyl]
MC5: Kick Out the Jams (remastered)
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes: Have Another Ball!
Melvins: Nude With Boot
Mighty Mighty Bosstones: Medium Rare
Mika Miko: 666
Mika Miko: C.Y.S.L.A.B.F. (reissue) [vinyl]
The Moldy Peaches: The Moldy Peaches (reissue) [vinyl]
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds: Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (Limited Edition Hardcover Book + CD)
Noisia: FABRICLIVE 40
The Notwist: The Devil, You + Me [vinyl]
The Old Believers: Eight Golden Greats
Paper Route: Are We All Forgotten
Paramount Styles: Failure American Style
Parts & Labor: Escapers Two: Grind Pop EP
Patti Smith & Kevin Shields: The Coral Sea
The Radiators: Wild & Free
Ratatat: LP3
Ratatat: LP3 [vinyl]
Ringo Starr: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band Live 2006
Ron Sexsmith: Exit Strategy of the Soul
Saturday Looks Good To Me: Cold Colors EP [vinyl]
Saul Williams: The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust
Saul Williams: The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust [vinyl]
Seth Kauffman: Research
Son Ambulance: Someone Else’s déjà vu
Son Ambulance: Someone Else’s déjà vu [vinyl]
Stiff Little Fingers: Long Way To Paradise
Sunny Day Sets Fire: Summer Palace
Telepathic Butterflies: Breakfast in Suburbia
Totimoshi: Milagrosa
Tu Fawning: Sucession EP
Van Morrison: Common One (remastered)
Van Morrison: Inarticulate Speech of the Heart (remastered)
Vancougar: Canadian Tuxedo
Various Artists: Life Beyond Mars: Bowie Covered
Various Artists: Life Beyond Mars: Bowie Covered [vinyl]
Various Artists: Weeds: Music From The Series Vol. 3
The Weeks: Comeback Cadillac
Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues
Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis: Two Men With The Blues [vinyl]
Xiu Xiu: Fabulous Muscles (reissue) [vinyl]
Xiu Xiu: La Foret (reissue) [vinyl]
Yaz: In Your Room (4-disc box set)

July 15, 2008

ABN: It is What It Is
Adele: Chasing Pavements (import single)
Bajofondo: Mar Dulce
Holly Golightly, Billy Childish: In Blood (reissue) [vinyl]
Blackmore’s Night: Secret Voyage
Blind Pilot: 3 Rounds and a Sound
The Boy Bathing: A Fire To Make Preparations
The Cure: Sleep When I’m Dead (Mix 13) (single)
Cut Copy: Hearts on Fire (import single)
Damon & Naomi: More Sad Hits (remastered)
Danny Elfman: Hellboy II: The Golden Army (soundtrack)
Death to Anders: Fictitious Business
Del Fuegos: Boston, Mass. (reissue)
Del Fuegos: The Longest Day (reissue)
Del Fuegos: Stand Up (reissue)
Delta Goodrem: Delta
David Banner: Greatest Story Ever Told
Drakkar Sauna: Wars and Tornadoes
Dr. Dog: Fate [digital]
Einsturzende Neubaten: Jewels
Elisa: Dancing
Grascals: Keep on Walkin’
Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Tim Story: Inlandish
Herman Dune: 1-2-3 Apple Tree EP
The Hold Steady: Stay Positive
Hypatia Lake: Angels And Demons, Space And Time
Icy Demons: Miami Ice
Jay Reatard: Singles 06-07 (remastered) [vinyl]
Jet & Iggy Pop: Wild One: Tribute to Johnny Okeefe (import single)
John Mellencamp: Life, Death, Love and Freedom
Lucky Dragons: Dream Island Laughing Language
Madonna: Give It 2 Me (import single)
Madonna: Give It 2 Me (import single) [vinyl]
Metallica: Master of Puppets (deluxe edition reissue) [vinyl]
The Music: Strength in Numbers
Nas: Nas
Nas: Nas [vinyl]
Negativland: Thigmotactic
Nirvana: Unplugged in New York (import reissue) [vinyl]
O.A.R.: All Sides
PAS/CAL: I Was Raised… [digital]
Philip Glass: Glass: Music in Twelve Parts
The Presets: My People (import single)
Portishead: The Rip (single)
Radiohead: Nude (import single)
Randy Travis: Around the Bend
Recess Monkey: Tabby Road
Rocky Votolato: Rocky Votolato (reissue) [vinyl]
Rocky Votolato: Suicide Medicine (reissue) [vinyl]
Sunset: The Glowing City
Van She: Strangers (import single)
Various Artists: The Dark Knight (soundtrack)
Various Artists: High Voltage Box: The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute
Wire: Object 47

July 22, 2008

Avett Brothers: Second Gleam
Avett Brothers: Second Gleam [vinyl]
Azeda Booth: In Flesh Tones
Beck: Modern Guilt [vinyl]
Benji Hughes: A Love Extreme
Billy Bragg: Mr. Love & Justice [vinyl]
Black Kids: Partie Traumatic
Black Kids: Partie Traumatic [vinyl]
Black Diamond Heavies: A Touch of Someone Else’s Class [vinyl]
Bodies of Water: A Certain Feeling
Bodies of Water: A Certain Feeling [vinyl]
Boris: Smile [vinyl]
Brendan Canning and Broken Social Scene Presents…: Something For All of U
Brian Jonestown Massacre: Just Like Kicking Jesus EP
Buddy Guy: Skin Deep
Buffalo Killers: Let It Ride
Buffalo Killers: Let It Ride [vinyl]
Candlebox: Into the Sun
Captain Beefheart: It Comes to You in a Plain Brown Wrapper
Christopher Titus: Norman Rockwell Is Bleeding
The Classic Crime: The Silver Cord
Clientele: That Night a Forest Grew
Crosby Stills Nash & Young: CSNY/Deja Vu Live
CSS: Donkey
Danny Aiello: Live from Atlantic City
David Bowie: Live in Santa Monica ’72
Dawn Chorus: Florida St. Serenade
Dead Can Dance: Aion (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Dead Can Dance (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Garden of the Arcane Delights (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Into the Labyrinth (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Serpent’s Egg (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Spiritchaser (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Spleen and Ideal (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Toward the Within (remastered)
Dead Can Dance: Within the Realm of a Dying Sun (remastered)
Doap Nixon:Doap Nixon Sour Diesel
Dr. Dog: Easy Beat (reissue) [vinyl]
Dr. Dog: Fate
Dr. Dog: Fate [vinyl]
Eliza McCarthy: Dreams of Breathing Underwater
Faun Fables: A Table Forgotten EP
¡Forward, Russia!: Life Processes
F*cked Up: Year of the Pig (reissue with bonus tracks)
Futureheads: This Is Not the World [vinyl]
Gentleman Auction House: Alphabet Graveyard
Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh: Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh
Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh: Helena Espvall and Masaki Batoh [vinyl]
Hell Rell: Black Mask & Gloves (The Ruga Edition)
High Places: 03/07 – 09/07
Ida Maria: I Like You So Much Better When (import single)
Individuals: Fields/Aquamarine
Jay Reatard/ Deerhunter: Split 7″
Janis Ian: Best of Janis Ian – The Autobiography Collection
Julie Doiron: Loneliest in the Morning (reissue with bonus tracks)
Lackthereof: Your Anchor
Loved Everything, Anything, Nothing
Lee Ranaldo: Countless Centuries Fled into the Distance [vinyl]
Lex Land: Orange Days on Lemon Street
Low vs Diamond: Low vs Diamond
Low vs Diamond: Low vs Diamond [vinyl]
Lustmord: Other
Menahan Street: Band [vinyl]
MIA: Redsoul (single) [vinyl]
Miley Cyrus: Breakout
Mutlu: Livin’ It
Nine Inch Nails: The Slip (CD release)
One Day As A Lion: One Day As A Lion
Pacific!: Reveries
Pas/Cal: Raised on Mathew, Mark, Luke & Laura
Patti Smith: Original Album Classics (import box set)
Paul Weller: 22 Dreams
PJ Harvey: Rid of Me (reissue) [vinyl]
Samantha Crain: Confiscation
Scott Walker: Til the Band Comes In (import reissue)
Sloan: Parallel Play [vinyl]
Sunfold: Toy Tugboats
Tea Keaf Green: Raise Up the Tent
Timmy Curran: Word Of Mouth
U2: Boy (remastered with bonus disc)
U2: Boy (remastered) [vinyl]
U2: October (remastered with bonus disc)
U2: October (remastered with bonus disc)
U2: War (remastered with bonus tracks)
U2: War (remastered) [vinyl]
Various Artists: Chamber Music: James Joyce
Various Artists: Chamber Music: James Joyce [vinyl]
Various Artists: Putumayo Presents: Reggae Around the World
Various Artists: Video Games Live, Vol. 1

July 29, 2008

ABBA: The Album (reissue) [vinyl]
Andre Williams: Can You Deal With It?
Annie: I Know Ur Girlfriend Hates Me (import single)
Alice Cooper: Along Came A Spider
Awesome Color: Electric Aborigines [vinyl]
Bauhaus: In the Flat Field (reissue) [vinyl]
Cat Stevens: Tea for the Tillerman (reissue) [vinyl]
Colours; Love Heals: The Complete Recordings
Common: Announcement/Universal Mind Control (single)
Cream: Disraeli Gears (reissue) [vinyl]
Elton John: The Captain & the Kid (reissue) [vinyl]
Eric Clapton: 461 Ocean Boulevard (reissue) [vinyl]
Erin Bode: The Little Garden
George Carlin: It’s Bad for Ya
Hall and Oates: Along the Red Ledge (remastered)
James Brown: Live at the Apollo (reissue) [vinyl]
James Jackson Toth: Waiting in Vain
Johnny Flynn: A Larum
Johnny Winter: Live Bootleg Series Volume Three
KISS: Alive! (reissue) [vinyl]
Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin (import reissue) [vinyl]
Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin III (import reissue) [vinyl]
Madonna: Give It 2 Me (import single)
Maynard Ferguson Octet: Maynard Ferguson Octet (remastered)
Neil Halstead: Oh! Mighty Engine
The Police: Zenyatta Mondatta (reissue) [vinyl]
The Presets: Apocalypso [vinyl]
Pygmy: Lush Mount Hope
Richie Havens: Nobody Left to Crown
Rick Springfield: Venus in Overdrive
Scars On Broadway: Scars On Broadway
Sonic Youth: SYR8: Andre Sider At Sonic Youth
Soulfly: Conquer (with bonus DVD)
Steve Cropper & Felix Cavaliere: Nudge It Up A Notch
Subtle: Exiting Arm [vinyl]
Supertramp: Breakfast in America (reissue) [vinyl]
Takka Takka: Migration
Third Day: Revelation
U2: U2 Deluxe Edition Box Set
Van Morrison: Tupelo Honey (reissue) [vinyl]
Various Artists: Rough Guide to the Music of Romanian Gypsy
Wilco: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2LP with CD) [lp]
Wild Sweet Orange: We Have Cause to Be Uneasy
Zach Gill: Stuff

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  1. No love for Dr Dog???? Come on Cory…


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