An Alternate History Top 100 Albums of 2008

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#1

Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin
Holon

St. Mikael
In Harmony

Autechre
Quaristice (Versions)

Autechre
Quaristice.Quadrange.ep.ae [EP]

Pocahaunted
Island Diamonds

Pocahaunted
Beast That You Are

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
The Brothas

Eternal Tapestry
Mystic Induction

Roy Hargrove
Earfood

Have Heart
Songs to Scream at the Sun

Jackson Conti
Sujinho

Seun Kuti + Fela’s Egypt 80
Many Things

Blaze Inside
Pure Potenciality

Kissey Asplund
Plethora

Calibro 35
Calibro 35

Mohel
Babylon Bypass

Rudresh Mahanthappa
Kinsmen

Viper
You’ll Cowards Don’t Even Smoke Crack

Tetragrammaton
Elegy for Native Tongues

Chicken El Diablo
Love It or Level It

Kolkhöze Printanium
Vol.1 Kolkhöznitsa

Tobacco
Fucked Up Friends

The Threshold HouseBoys Choir
Amulet Edition

Don Li
A Portrait of Edith Piaf

Rockamovya
Rockamovya

Oneida
Preteen Weaponry

Lee “Scratch” Perry
Scratch Came Scratch Saw Scratch Conquered

Lee “Scratch” Perry
The Mighty Upsetter

Extra Life
Secular Works

Sun Araw
Beach Head

Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko
Africa to Appalachia

Alias Conrad Coldwood
OFF Original Soundtrack

The Matthew Herbert Big Band
There’s Me and There’s You

Inca Ore
Birthday of Bless You

Lau Nau
Nukkuu

Maiysha
This Much Is True

Vandal X
All Lined Up Against the Wall

Madvillain
Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix

Matthew Halsall
Sending My Love

Kasai Allstars
In the 7th Moon, the Chief Turned Into a Swimming Fish and Ate the Head of His Enemy by Magic (Congotronics 3)

Kindo
Rhythm, Chord & Melody

Sy Smith
Conflict

Clinton Fearon
Faculty of Dub

Ricardo Villalobos
Vasco

James Ferraro
Last American Hero / Adrenaline’s End

James Ferraro
Clear

James Ferraro
Marble Surf

Edwina Hayes
Pour Me a Drink

Frost*
Experiments in Mass Appeal

LaBrassBanda
Habediehre

Van Hunt
Popular

Appleblim
Dubstep Allstars: Vol. 06 [DJ Mix]

Elephant9
Dodovoodoo

Amanda Bloom
The History of Things to Come

Siena Root
Far From the Sun

Algebra
Purpose

Magic Lantern
High Beams

Nadja
Bliss Torn From Emptiness

The Evpatoria Report
Maar

Helvetia
Headless Machine of the Heart

Christian Prommer’s DrumLesson
Drumlesson, Vol. 1

Issa
Dragon Dreams

Steve Roach
A Deeper Silence

Dir en Grey
Uroboros

Anthony Braxton, Milford Graves & William Parker
Beyond Quantum

Steel an’ Skin
Reggae Is Here Once Again [Compilation]

Various Artists
Como Now

Shed
Shedding the Past

Black 47
Iraq

Johnny Dowd
A Drunkard’s Masterpiece

Hiromi’s Sonicbloom
Beyond Standard

William Parker
Double Sunrise Over Neptune

Diagonal
Diagonal

Zombie Zombie
A Land for Renegades

Polar Bear
Polar Bear

The Mars Volta
The Bedlam in Goliath

Vile Imbeciles
Queenie was a Blonde

Million Dollar Orchestra
Better Days

Christy Doran’s New Bag
The Competence of the Irregular

Pickering Pick
A Twitch Upon the Thread

Moon Safari
[blomljud]

李剑鸿 [Li Jianhong]
三生石 (San Sheng Shi)

Crow Tongue
Ghost : Eye : Seeker

BSTC
Music for a Saturday Evening

Mary Halvorson Trio
Dragon’s Head

Houria Aïchi & L’ Hijâz’Car
Les Cavaliers de l’Aurès

The Garifuna Collective
Umalali

Mates of State
Re-Arrange Us

U.S. Christmas
Eat the Low Dogs

Pink Freud
Alchemia

Dub Colossus
A Town Called Addis

Matt Bauer
The Island Moved in the Storm

Capsule
Blue

Amp Fiddler & Sly & Robbie
Inspiration Information

Move D & Benjamin Brunn
Songs From the Beehive

Twin Tail
すべては許されている

Venetian Snares
Detrimentalist

Serpentina Satélite
Nothing to Say

अन्नपूर्णा देवी [Annapurna Devi]
Debut Surbahar Recital (New Delhi, 1950) [Bootleg / Unauthorized]

Kieran Hebden and Steve Reid
NYC


#2

That’s what I had already


#3

So, I figured I’d be breaking some rule or other with my first post, but out of curiosity, what did I do?

Also, if your list really is the same as mine, then we should probably be each other’s shrink. :joy: