ALBUMS:

1. Arab Strap-MONDAY AT THE HUG & PINT (Matador)
2. Dizzee Rascal-BOY IN DA CORNER (XL)
3. Nick Cave-NOCTURAMA (Anti)
4. Voivod-s/t (Surfdog/Chophouse)
5. Viktor Vaughn-VAUDEVILLE VILLAIN (Sound Ink)
6. Postal Service-GIVE UP (Sub Pop)
7. Bubba Sparxx-DELIVERANCE (Interscope)
8. Aesop Rock-BAZOOKA TOOTH (Definitive Jux)
9. TV On The Radio-YOUNG LIARS (Touch & Go)
10. Basement Jaxx-KISH KASH (Astralwerks)

Runners-up:
Belle & Sebastian-DEAR CATASTROPHE WAITRESS (Rough Trade)
DJ Broken Window-PARALLEL UNIVERSE #2 (Violent Turd)
the Bug-PRESSURE (Tigerbeat 6)
Fiery Furnaces-GALLOWSBIRD'S BARK (Rough Trade)
Majesticons-BEAUTY PARTY (Big Dada)
Metallica-ST. ANGER (Elektra)
Murs-THE END OF THE BEGINNING (Definitive Jux)
Outkast-SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW (Arista)
Shins-CHUTES TOO NARROW (Sub Pop)
White Stripes-ELEPHANT (V2)

SINGLES:
!!!-"Me And Giuliani Down By The Schoolyard" (Touch & Go)
David Banner featuring Lil' Flip-"Like A Pimp" (Universal)
Johnny Cash-"Hurt" (American Recordings)
Coldplay-"The Scientist" (Capitol)
Deftones-"Minerva" (Maverick)
50 Cent-"Wanksta" (Shady/Aftermath)
Kelis-"Milkshake" (Star Trak/Arista)
Outkast-"Hey Ya" (Arista)
Shins-"So Says I" (Sub Pop)
White Stripes-"Seven Nation Army" (V2)

REISSUES/ARCHIVAL RELEASES:
Glenn Branca-THE ASCENSION (Acute)
Joe Gibbs-PRODUCTIONS (Soul Jazz)
Mars-THE COMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGS 1977-8 (GSG)
Metal Urbain-ANARCHY IN PARIS (Acute)
Various Artists-MUTANT DISCO (ZE)
Various Artists-N.Y NO WAVE (ZE)
Various Artists-NEW YORK NOISE (Soul Jazz)
Various Artists-ROUGH TRADE SHOPS POST PUNK VOL. 1 (Mute)
Spacemen 3-FORGED PRESCRIPTIONS (Space Age)
Television-LIVE AT THE OLD WALDORF (Rhino Handmade)