It's that time of the year for everyone, creating and posting your best of lists for 2008 - whether it is music, movies, books, etc. We at Scene Point Blank have just completed and posted our lists for our favorite albums of 2008, in addition to some other fabulous lists and features that we've compiled.
You can find our list of favorite albums via the features menu on our main page: http://www.scenepointblank.com
In addition, you will also find our "Year in Review" feature which touches on our favorite EP's, album layouts, TV shows to come, reissues, shows, album artwork, and other things we loved/hated in 2008. It also includes our list of albums we're looking forward to in 2009.
Finally, we have our "Pass the Mic" feature where we've turned to some of our favorite bands, record labels, and other "industry" folk for their thoughts on their favorite records of 2008, the re-emergence of vinyl, reflections on 2008, and their most anticipated albums of 2009.
Just a few of the artists/labels involved: A Storm of Light, As I Lay Dying, Auxillary Records, Banner Pilot, Born from Pain, Brutal Truth, Capillary Action, Cattle Decapitation, Ceremony, Copper Lung Records, Deathwish Inc., Die Young, Double or Nothing Records, Get Outta Town Records, Gods and Queens, Hex Records, Landmine Marathon, Lemuria, Look Mexico, Magic Bullet Records, Murder by Death, No Sleep Records, Pulling Teeth, Red Leader Records, Smartbomb, Soul Control, Spiderghost Pressgang, Skin Like Iron, The Ergs!, Think Fast Records, and This Time Next Year.
So take some time and check out the features, there is a lot of content to absorb this year, but it's definitely worth the read. We hope you enjoy it and look forward to another great year in music in 2009.
Michael @ SPB