Thursday, May 29, 2008

why go halfway

You can see it over there but I want to begin the discussion. Everyone, the first half of 2008, what have you got. Only five albums released so far this year have a shot at my final ten unless Vampire Weekend or the Magnetic Fields resume growing. Rising Down is sneaky, though.

1. Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward (w/Get Damaged)
2. Katy Perry - One of the Boys
3. Hot Chip - Made in the Dark
4. The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
5. No Age - Nouns


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Hi Kiss Out The Jams,

On behalf of Rough Trade, Beggars Digital and The Hold Steady, many thanks for plugging "Stay Positive" (street date 15th July) ... .. thanks, also, on behalf of the label and the band for not posting any pirate links to unreleased (studio) material and, if you / your readers want good quality, non-pirated, preview tracks, �Sequestered in Memphis� is available for fans and bloggers to stream / link to on the band�s MySpace� ... .. check-out �and for details on �Stay Positive� and the band�s 2008 shows and keep an eye out for details of further, preview material and exclusive content.�

Thanks again for your plug.



8:26 AM, May 30, 2008  
Anonymous jordan_s said...

1. los campesinos!
2. vampire weekend
3. hercules and love affair
4. hot chip
5. the-dream

and that's w/o rating c3 which will probably end up #1. also need to hear ponytail and wait for byop to rise

11:07 AM, May 31, 2008  
Anonymous jordan_s said...

dark horse top 5-6-er is the the lil boosie mixtape 'da beginning'

11:08 AM, May 31, 2008  
Blogger kiss out the jams said...

since everything else you picked is on my list i think maybe i should peep that boosie.

11:58 AM, May 31, 2008  
Anonymous jordan_s said...

it's kinda mixtapey in spots but boosie's one of the better rappers around right now. you gotta get used to his voice, but once that happens it becomes a real selling point. im not too sure about his albums, but 'da beginning' is really steeped in texas rap sounds

also excited for the new king khan album but that's based on the one mp3 i've heard of it

6:39 PM, May 31, 2008  

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