Music

PLUG Award Winners 2008: The Ones I Remember

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Arcade Fire, Neon Bible (Merge)
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Justice
SONG OF THE YEAR
The National, “Fake Empire” (Beggars Banquet)
AMERICANA ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Iron & Wine, The Shepherd’s Dog (Sub Pop)
INDIE ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Animal Collective, Strawberry Jam (Domino)
METAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Dillinger Escape Plan, Ire Works (Relapse)
HIP-HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Aesop Rock, None Shall Pass (Definitive Jux)
PUNK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Gogol Bordello, Super Taranta! (Side One Dummy)
AVANT ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Liars, Liars (Mute)
RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR
Merge
MUSIC WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
Pitchfork Media
MUSIC BLOG OF THE YEAR
Stereogum
MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Paste
COLLEGE/NON-COMM RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR
KEXP
ZINE OF THE YEAR
Wax Poetics
ONLINE RECORD STORE OF THE YEAR
iTunes
SPECIALTY SHOW OF THE YEAR (COMMERCIAL RADIO)
Sirius: Left Of Center, Blog Radio (New York, NY)
REASON YOU HATE VAMPIRE WEEKEND OF THE YEAR
They suck