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I have a confession to make... I'm a bit off my music game. I used to relish being the first to hear about a new band and share it with my friends (no music snobbery, please — being "first" to hear about something doesn't make you better than anyone else, it just means you had the time or good fortune to find it. Now share the wealth!), but ever since I got a real job, I just don't have time to dig around on the music blogs, and I don't go to shows nearly as often because those late nights make bringing the Talk a lot harder. Fortunately, there are people here whose job it is to do just that (man, now that's a sweet assignment), and one of them, the fabulous Bob Boilen, joins us today to let us in on what's next in music for 2008. But I want to know, who do you think is poised for a breakthrough in '08? Come on, do my homework for me, and give me some tips on what's next.

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Portland's best band, Menomena put out 2007's best album - this band should break through NOW!

Sent by stephen | 3:57 PM | 12-31-2007