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Who is in your best of 2008?

As 2009 has definitely kicked in, let’s not forget that 2008 was a musically very rich year on jamendo. That’s why we turned to Tim, a young Dutch blogger who has been publishing every week for a year his top 5 artists discovered on jamendo.

Here are his 10 best discoveries of the year:

Tryad

Listen

Rob Costlow – Contemporary Piano
Woods of Chaos

Tryad
Public Domain

Silence
L’autre endroit

Rob Costlow – Contemporary Piano
Sophomore Jinx

Revolution Void
Increase the Dosage

pornophonique
8-bit lagerfeuer

Roger Subirana
Point of no return

JT Bruce
The Dreamer’s Paradox

Allison Crowe
Secrets (originals)

What about you? What are the artists or albums that caught your ear last year on jamendo? Share them with us by posting a comment below. We will pick three participants and send them a jamendo t-shirt!

You have until Friday 9 January to share your personal favorites with us…

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11 Responses to “Who is in your best of 2008?”

  1. Alexis Kozan Says:

    Tryad – Listen is overall my best discovery, as I wrote here below on my blog :

    http://www.kozan.fr/2008/08/22/la-redecouverte-de-tryad-comme-une-claque/

  2. Tim V Says:

    Thanks! for posting my Top 10 on the jamendo blog.

    Greetings,
    The Dutch Blogger

  3. Jakub Says:

    Absolutely Deppresive Art – “Bye bye dear everything”. My discovery of this year :)

  4. Bruno Vellutini Says:

    Adding a few to Dutch Blogger’s list:

    Cakeflap – The bakery is open
    http://ccnelas.org/2008/12/05/cakeflap-the-bakery-is-open/

    Jazoo – Detached
    http://ccnelas.org/2008/08/31/jazoo-detached/

    Triplexity – Between light and shadow
    http://ccnelas.org/2008/01/12/triplexity-between-light-and-shadow/

    Also, I think Silence – L’autre endroit one of the most elegant albums published on Jamendo :)

    Jamendo’s tag on my blog is the biggest, by far… ;-)
    http://ccnelas.org/tag/jamendo/

    Thanks for the music

  5. Gothy Says:

    Thank you guys for this top10! lot’s of great music :)

    offtopic: can’t get a register link on mail, trying to register user gothy. nothing new in spambox

  6. Zaphod_42 Says:

    Not a long time @ jamendo, so only 3:

    1. http://www.jamendo.com/de/album/3100# – Slim – Interstate Medicine
    2. http://www.jamendo.com/de/album/31512 – Silence is Sexy – This Ain’t Hollywood
    3. http://www.jamendo.com/de/album/32619The Hoboscopes : A good Path to follow…

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  8. ZlatkoGR Says:

    2 great finds for me in 2008:
    http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/10104 EST! by Rein
    http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/137 Devenir Papillon by Bézèd’h

  9. Arkadiusz Says:

    Since 2008 was my first years on Jamendo, this my overall jamendo top ten so far. Fortunetally, a lot of them were released here in 2008!

    10. The Wavers – The Wavers EP
    9. Black Era – the point of no return
    8. Limbo Deluxe – Cumbia
    7. State Shirt -This Is Old
    6. Paniq – Neurons: Fire At Will
    5. Ghostown – Reflectionz
    4. Amanyth – Let’s dream to each other
    3. Degiheugi – The Broken Symphony Lp.03
    2. Kapadnoms – un point c’est tout
    1. Entertainment for the Braindead – Hydrophobia

    I must admit, I really love those albums. I used to be astonished by this music.

  10. Jeff Says:

    Here are some of my Jamendo favourites:

    Everything by Allison Crowe.
    Everything by Brad Sucks.
    Everything by JT Bruce.
    Everything by Fresh Body Shop.
    b-Shake – Our Future Begins Here
    John Zealey – Notes from Number 14
    Everything by Robert Pieculewicz.
    Everything by The Kazoo Funk Orchestra.

    I only discovered Jamendo about a year ago, but wow, what a lot of awesome music here!

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