Top Albums
10. Stepsonday – Little Light
9. Wild Sweet Orange – We Have Cause to Be Uneasy
8. Anberlin – New Surrender
7. Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue
6. Matt Costa – Unfamiliar Faces
5. The New Frontiers – Mending
4. Death Cab for Cutie – Narrow Stairs
3. Jacks Mannequin – The Glass Passenger
2. Jonezetta – Cruel To Be Young
1. Annuals – Such Fun

Recommended EPs

Deas Vail – White Lights
Emery – While Broken Hearts Prevail
Conditions – Conditions
Death on Two Wheels – The Past and The Present
Kevin Devine – I Could Be With Anyone
Matt Pond PA – The Freeep

Best Live Shows
10. Matt Pond PA and The Explorers Club at Map Room
9. Mewithoutyou and Gasoline Heart at New Brookland
8. Rilo Kiley at Music Farm
7. Sherwood and We Shot The Moon at The Masquerade
6. Baumer farewell show at Headliners
5. SceneSC Kickoff Show at New Brookland
4. Annuals and Minus the Bear at The Orange Peel
3. Say Anything and Manchester Orchestra at The Masquerade
2. Jimmy Eat World at Amos’ Southend
1. Jacks Mannequin at Visulite Theatre

Best Local Albums
9. Sweet Vans – Pens, Bitch!
8. Dylan Gilbert – The Quiet Life
7. Thief – Volksgeist
6. Hannah Miller – Into The Black
5. American Gun – The Means and The Machine
4. Marry a Thief – I Am Dying to Outlive You
3. The Explorers Club – Freedom Wind
2. Baumer – Were It Not For You
1. Slowrunner – Mermaids

Best Local EPs
5. Attalaya – Escape
4. The Friendly Confines – Remember When
3. The Working Title – Heart
2. Friends and Romans – The Becoming
1. All Get Out – All Get Out

Best Use of Handclaps in a Song
All Get Out – Water and God

Best Songs of 2008

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