REVIEW 2008: BEST COMPILATIONS; REISSUES; ETC.




BEST MIX

1 DJ/RUPTURE- UPROOT
2 VARIOUS/CARL CRAIG- SESSIONS
3 VARIOUS/OPTIMO- SLEEPWALK
4 VARIOUS/THE VERY BEST- ESAU MWAMWAYA & RADIOCLIT: THE VERY BEST
5 VARIOUS/JUNIOR BOYS- BODY LANGUAGE SIX
6 VARIOUS/THE RAPTURE- K7! TAPES
7 VARIOUS/CRAZE- FABRICLIVE 38
8 VARIOUS/THE AMORPHOUS ANDROGYNOUS- A MONSTRUOUS PSYCHEDELIC BUBBLE
9 MADVILLAIN- MADVILLAINY 2
10 VARIOUS/CLIPSE, AB-LIVA AND SANDMAN- WE GOT IT FOR CHEAP


BEST REISSUES
1 MY BLOODY VALENTINE- LOVELESS/ISN’T ANYTHING REMASTERS
2 DENNIS WILSON- PACIFIC OCEAN BLUE/CARIBOU SESSIONS
3 PAVEMENT- BRIGHTEN THE CORNERS:NICENE CREEDANCE EDITION
4 LEONARD COHEN- REMASTERS
5 RODRIGUEZ- COLD FACT
6 THE REPLACEMENTS- TIM/PLEASED TO MEET ME/ETC… (REMASTERS)
7 JONATHAN RICHMAN & THE MODERN LOVERS- THE MODERN LOVERS
8 BECK- ODELAY: DELUXE EDITION
9 R.E.M.- MURMUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
10 NEW ORDER- COLLECTOR’S EDITIONS
11 THE MICROPHONES- THE GLOW PART 2
12 ROBERT WYATT- ROCK BOTTOM
13 MOGWAI- YOUNG TEAM (2008 EDITION)
14 SEBADOH- BUBBLE & SCRAPE EXPANDED
15 MARVIN GAYE- HERE, MY DEAR:DELUXE EDITION
16 SOFT CELL- NON-STOP EROTIC CABARET: DELUXE EDITION
17 LIZ PHAIR- EXILE IN GUYSVILLE
18 OTIS REDDING- OTIS BLUE: COLLECTORS EDITION
19 LEMONHEADS- IT’S A SHAME ABOUT RAY: DELUXE
20 O.M.D- DAZZLE SHIPS



BEST COMPILATIONS: ANTHOLOGIES (SINGLE ARTIST)

1 NINA SIMONE- TO BE FREE: NINA SIMONE STORY
2 STEINSKI- WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN: 1983-2006 RETROSPECTIVE
3 ARTHUR RUSSELL- LOVE IS OVERTAKING ME
4 JOHN MARTYN- AIN’T NO SAINT
5 THE KINKS- PICTURE BOOK
6 GAS- NAH UND FERN
7 RY COODER- THE UFO HAS LANDED: THE RY COODER ANTHOLOGY
8 HANK WILLIAMS- THE UNRELEASED RECORDINGS
9 ROBYN HITCHCOCK &THE EGYPTIANS- LUMINOUS GROOVE
10 THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN- THE POWER OF NEGATIVE THINKING B-SIDES & RARITIES
11 NEIL YOUNG- SUGAR MOUNTAIN
12 LIQUID LIQUID- SLIP IN AND OUT OF PHENOMENON
13 THE SPECIALS- THE BEST OF
14 HEALTH- DISCO
15 BELLE AND SEBASTIAN- BBC SESSIONS
16 ASHFORD & SIMPSON- THE WARNER YEARS
17 KEVIN AYERS- SONGS FOR INSANE TIMES: AN ANTHOLOGY 1969-1980
18 THE POGUES- JUST LOOK THEM STRAIGHT IN…!!
19 KID CREOLE- GOING PLACES: THE AUGUST DARNELL YEARS 1976-1983
20 DANIELSON- TRYING HARDZ


BEST COMPILATIONS: VARIOUS ARTISTS
1 ACHILIFUNK: GYPSY SOUL 1969-1979
2 TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: A SOUTHERN SOUL STORY 1961-1977
3 BBC RADIOPHONIC WORKSHOP: A RETROSPECTIVE
4 THANK YOUR FRIENDS: THE ARDENT RECORDS STORY
5 BOB DYLAN FROM THEME TIME RADIO HOUR
6 NIGERIA SPECIAl: MODERN HIGHLIFE, AFRO-SOUNDS & NIGERIAN BLUES
7 THE COMPLETE MOTOWN SINGLES VOL 8-10
8 SCORE: 20 YEARS OF MERGE RECORDS
9 FUNKY NASSAU: THE COMPASS POINT STORY
10 BASIC CHANNEL: BCD-2
11 SHACKLETON & APPLEBIM: SOUNDBOYS GRAVESTONE GETS DESECRATED BY VANDALS
12 NEW ORLEANS FUNK 2
13 LIVING HARD: WEST AFRICAN MUSIC IN BRITAIN 1927-1929
14 LOVE TRAIN: THE SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA
15 BE TRUE TO YOUR SCHOOL


BEST SOUNDTRACKS
1 JUNO
2 MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS
3 THE FLAMING LIPS’ CHRISTMAS ON MARS
4 NICK AND NORAH’S INFINITE PLAYLIST
5 CADILLAC RECORDS