a review of cool new music
by Jeff Pinzino
The 2008 Playlists
For your listening pleasure, 60 of the best songs of 2008, arranged in four sets to suit your mood:
2008 Leftovers – 2009 releases won’t really get rolling for a couple weeks. Meanwhile, a couple of great ones that I missed in 2008.
* Metermaids – Nightlife in Illinoise (mash-up)
Hip hop duo Metermaids have decided to superimpose their album Nightlife over Sufjan Stevens baroque folk masterpiece
Free Download of Nightlife in Illinoise here
* Jose Feliciano – Con
The Nuyorican singer does a surprisingly authentic set of Mexican ballads. Mariachi orchestration and strong guitar work characterize these tracks.
Listen to Jose Feliciano “La Noche y Tu”
* highly recommended
! highest recommendation