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Amnion's Top Ten of 2008

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December is list-making season. And for us music journalists, it is a time to look back on scores of albums, reflect upon the music and recapitulate our favorites. But this year, just like the last, we took this opportunity to flip that tradition upside down, asking the artists that influenced us what influenced them. The prompt was not limited to albums that came out in 2008.

Aaron of Amnion

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Most of the Music on this list was released in the last year. We have so many MagicallyMusical friends that write and record Music, we have very little time spent listening to the more commercial releases. I guess that's my excuse for not including "In Rainbows". I honestly only heard it once or twice through!

TENLONS FORT- "Followed by Bad Luck"
OLD TIME RELIJUN- " Catharsis in Crisis"
LUKE TOP- "Unloading the SUN"
TOM BROSSEAU- "Cavalier"
NEIL YOUNG- "ChromeDreams II (the RUST Edition)"
BRIan ENO& DAVID BYRNE- "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today"
MICHEAL JOHNSON- "Ape School", "Love To Make Music To"

Amnion - "1LOVE instrumental"