Staff Picks - Rachael Maddux (assistant editor)

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Here's the list of my top albums of 2008, which I begrudgingly cobbled together after being told, no, I was not allowed to vote for last year's Everybodyfields album in all ten spots. Don't believe anyone who tells you music journalists have it easy! Life is hard.

  1. She & Him - Volume One
  2. Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago
  3. Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
  4. Basia Bulat - Oh, My Darling
  5. Okkervil River - The Stand-Ins
  6. Hope For Agoldensummer - Ariadne Thread
  7. Thao Nguyen - We Brave Bee Stings & All
  8. Langhorne Slim - Langhorne Slim
  9. Vampire Weekend - Vampire Weekend
  10. Conor Oberst - Conor Oberst