Happy New Year! Up on the Sun and Phoenix New Times have had a lot
of lists for you over the past month. Like, more than we can count. Just in case you missed some, here are a few of our favorites:
Phoenix's best records of 2008
: The best 10 records released in this town last year, including Kinch, Miniature Tigers, The Stiletto Formal, Cousins of the Wize and Tractor Pull Divas.
Concert of the Year Countdown
: Ten of 2008's best shows,including Kanye West, Blue Man Group, Metallica, The Loveblisters, The Hives and Eartha Kitt. By Niki D'Andrea and Martin Cizmar.
Speaking of that best of 2008 list, here's the grandaddy of them all, my Best Albums of 2008 list
. FYI, TV On The Radio is not
at #1. --Martin Cizmar