Monday, January 5, 2009

What My Ears Laughed At Last Year

Using a BCS-like formula that combines the data from my Last.Fm page, my mp3 player and a poor drunken guess at which albums I threw a needle on this year, here is a list of my fifteen most played bands in '08, as well as the twenty singles that I stalked around to.

Most Played Bands of 2008

15. Gogol Bordello
14. The Yardbirds
13. The Catburglars
12. Belle & Sebastian
11. MGMT
10. Joy Division
09. Pit Er Pat
08. The Chinese Stars
07. Bishop Allen
06. Madness
05. The Beatles
04. The Bitter Tears
03. Sonic Youth
02. Lou Reed
01. Smashing Pumpkins


Most Played Tracks of 2008

20. Yayahoni - Be My Baby [Ronettes cover]
19. Sonic Youth - 100%
18. Smashing Pumpkins - Superchrist
17. The Bitter Tears - Murdered at the Bar
16. Joy Division - Dead Souls
15. The Beatles - Long Tall Sally
14. Bishop Allen - Quarter to Three
13. John Legend - If You're Out There
12. Belle & Sebastian - This is Just a Modern Rock Song
11. Kent McDaniel - I Ain't Listening
10. Nina Gordon - End of the World
09. Bishop Allen - Rain
08. Lou Reed - Satellite of Love
07. Lou Reed - Wagon Wheel
06. Lady GaGa - Dirty Ice Cream
05. Steve Earle - Reconsider Me
04. The End of the World - Party's Over
03. The Bitter Tears - Marriage Hole
02. MGMT - Weekend Wars
01. Smashing Pumpkins - G.L.O.W.

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