Music
1:07 pm
Fri December 19, 2008

Best Pop Music of 2008

KCUR's Up to Date program takes its annual look at the year's best in new pop music.

Kansas City, MO – The December 19th edition of Up to Date featured Steve Wilson, manager of Kief's Downtown Music and Bill Brownlee, music critic and author of two music blogs.

They spoke with host Steve Kraske about their picks for best music of 2008.

 

 

 

Bill Brownlee's Picks

 

 

Steve Wilson's Picks

Atmosphere
Yesterday
When Life Gives You Lemons...

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The Fireman
Dance 'Til We're High
Electric Arguments

Erykah Badu
Soldier
New Amerikah: Part One
?? (4th World War)

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Eagles Of Death Metal
Wannabe In LA
EAGLES OF DEATH METAL
?? / Heart On?

Chick Corea & Gary Burton
No Mystery
The New Crystal Silence

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The Hold Steady
Magazines
Stay Positive

The Game
My Life
LAX

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Jesse Malin
Leaving Babylon
Jesse Malin "On Your Sleeve"

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Nas
Queens Get the Money
Nas (self-titled)

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TV On The Radio
Dancing Choose
Dear Science

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Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis
Basin Street Blues
Two Men With the Blues

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The Verve
Love Is Noise
Forth

The Streets
On the Edge of a Cliff
Everything Is Borrowed?

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The Courteeners
What Took You So Long?
St. JudeJulieta Venegas
El Presente
MTV Unplugged

New York Dolls
Trash
Live At The Fillmore East
? - December 28 & 29, 2007

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The Felice Brothers?? ?
Radio Song
The Felice Brothers??

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The Raconteurs
Five On The Five
Consolers Of The Lonely

 

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Santogold
L.E.S Artistes
Santogold

 

?Duffy
Warwick Avenue
Rockferry

 

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