Tier two: Wolf Parade, Okkervil River, LCD Soundsystem, The Doves, The Stars, The Decemberists, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and My Morning Jacket.
Top Shows: The Arcade Fire, Lollapalooza and The Riv, The Futureheads and The Kaiser Chiefs, both at Double Door.
Top Singles: (not in any real order) Sister Jack by Spoon, Engine Driver by The Decemberists, One More Night by The Stars, Tribulations by LCD Soundsystem, Dear Sons and Daughters of Hungry Ghosts by Wolf Parade, Chicago by Sufjan Stevens, This Modern Love by Bloc Party, The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and For Real by Okkervil River.
Brian J. (aka "Trintdog") - RFC reader
1. Wolf Parade- Apologies to the Queen Mary
2. New Pornographers- Twin Cinema
3. Greg Dulli- Amber Headlights
4. Supergrass- Road to Rouen
5. The Raveonettes- Pretty in Black
6. Of Montreal- The Sunlandic Twins
7. Broken Social Scene- Broken Social Scene
8. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club- Howl
9. Animal Collective- Feels
10. Madonna- Confessions On a Dance Floor