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Starfucker'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.

Josh of Starfucker

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3)Okay, huggable dust
4)DYKERITZ, rearrangerologyistics
5)Deerhoof, Friend opportunity(not 2008)
6)Why?, Elephant eyelash(not 2008)
7)Yo La Tengo,..and then nothing turned itself inside out(not 2008)
8)Jay Z, black album(not 2008)
9)Of Montreal, Skeletal Lamping
10)M.I.A. Kala

no particular order!

Starfucker - "Florida"

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This last year we loved Starfucker, who were all the hype at 2008's CMJ Festival.