Paste:Local Chicago's Best of 2008: Albums & Songs

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Paste:Local Chicago weighs in on this year's best music from the Windy City.

Top 5 Albums by Chicago Artists
1. Ezra Furman & The Harpoons - Inside The Human Body
2. Mahjongg - Kontpab
3. Anathallo - Canopy Glow
4. Judson Claiborne - Before Midnight Scholar
5. Local H - 12 Angry Months

--Althea Legaspi

Top 10 Songs by Chicago Artists
1. The Cool Kids - "Delivery Man"
2. Kanye West - "Street Lights"
3. Prairie Cartel - "Homicide"
4. Kidz in the Hall - "Love Hangover"
5. The Hood Internet - "I Gotcha Trees (Lupe Fiasco vs. May Or May Not)"
6. Helicopters - "Emergency"
7. Walter Meego - "Forever"
8. Mucca Pazza - "Bump"
9. Parks and Gardens - "You Are Dead"
10. Sarah & The Tall Boys - "Friday Night Man"

--Kent Green

Top 10 Albums by National Artists
1. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
2. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight
3. Cut Copy - In Ghost Colours
4. TV On The Radio - Dear Science
5. M83 - Saturdays=Youth
6. Kanye West - 808s & Heartbreak
7. No Age - Nouns
8. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!
9. Lykke Li - Youth Novels
10. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

--Althea Legaspi

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