James Dyer, label manager of the British prog/disco/electro imprint, DC Recordings, has his squirrelly alter ego pick the best and worst of the year.
Who was the best artist of 2008?
Zombie Zombie. Good record. Good live. Good synths. Good drums. Not so good shorts.
Who was the worst artist of 2008?
We’re lovers, not haters
What was your favorite record label of 2008?
Mississippi. Weird and wonderful selection of forgotten fruit tastefully wrapped in handmade covers.
What was your favorite 12" single of 2008?
Steel An Skin “Afro Punk Reggae Dub”(Honest Jon’s). It's what is says on the tin.
Who was your favorite visual artist of 2008?
Julian Hand, for his use and transportation of the OHP and exploding inks.
What was the worst music trend of 2008?
Giving away music for free. We got squirrels to feed!
Best of 2008
Drop the Lime
Andrew Jeffrey Wright
The Death Set
Hercules and Love Affair