Spoon's Britt Daniel lists his favorite albums of 2007.
Stereogum lists notable 2008 releases.
Will Ferrell's Semi-pro might be hilarious. The R-rated trailer is funny.
Best Week Ever lists the 10 Least Essential Albums of 2007, for a change.
It's There Will Be Blood week over at Slate -- first, Dana Stevens calls it a masterpiece. Then, Dennis Lim talks about how PT Anderson has "set himself apart from Hollywood's other wunderkinds". Oh, and they call Persepolis "brilliant".
LA Weekly's Jeff Weiss argues that Wu-Tang Clan still sting.
Of Montreal covered the Kinks. Watch a clip of it here and download the mp3 here.