Featured listening: The Grates - "Burn Bridges"
The Clips - Matterhorn
Lil' Wayne - Tha Carter III
Cloud Cult - Feel Good Ghosts (Tea-Partying Through Tornadoes)
The Grates - Teeth Lost, Hearts Won
For a more comprehensive list, look forward to my Best of '08 post, which I am still plenty looking forward to completing myself. Only few more releases this year to go!
PS Chinese Democracy - Should I be looking forward to this
PPS Apparently the Decemberists have released a series of singles (Always The Bridesmaid), and if you like them you'll probably like this too