Now that I'm a member of a music community site, I think it'd be fun to post my yearly run-down of the year in music (as I heard it) so all the other opinionated music-nerds like myself can alternately pat me on the back and take me to task. So here it is, kids. Have at it.
The Badger List is undergoing an overhaul in 2008 in an attempt to subvert the hierarchical structure so often imposed on the music we so voraciously consume. Is it fair to compare Battles with Beirut? Or Thrice with Iron & Wine? I donít think so. Accordingly this year, Iíll have the (what are becoming) traditional categories for í07 music, in addition to a Top 10, in no ranking order, of releases I heard this year.