By Jye Smith Nov.3.2008
In: Commentary
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HIPSTER RUNOFF: Top DJs of 2008

Hipster Runoff just put out their HRO’s Top DJs of 2k8.  What’s your thought on it all?

These are the World’s Best DJs

  1. Justice
  2. Acid Girls
  3. James Murphy
  4. Xavier De Rosnay Solo
  5. Fred Falke
  6. Guns N Bombs
  7. 2ManyDJs
  8. Paparazzi
  9. Harvard Bass
  10. HRO DJ set
  11. Girl Talk
  12. Erlend Oye
  13. Royal Rumble
  14. Red Foxxworth
  15. Local Hero
  16. Diplo
  17. DJ AM (post-escaping death)
  18. DJ AM (pre-escaping death)
  19. Alice Glass Solo DJ Set
  20. Passions
  21. Drop the Lime
  22. Simian Mobile Disco DJ set
  23. Johnny Jewel (Glass Candy)
  24. Them Jeans
  25. Mark Hunter DJ Set
  26. Busy P
  27. brodinski
  28. yuksek
  29. Crookers
  30. Bloody Beetroots
  31. Holy Ghost!
  32. Surkin
  33. Para
  34. Digitalism
  35. Jokers of the Scene
  36. Treasure Fingers
  37. The Daft Punk
  38. The Juan Maclean
  39. Pharrell (Fluo Kids)
  40. SoMe
  41. Cut Copy DJ set
  42. Steve Aoki
  43. Sebastian
  44. The Twelves
  45. DJ Skeet Skeet
  46. Perez Hilton DJ set
  47. Matt Lauer
  48. Katie Couric
  49. Al Roker
  50. Anne Curry DJ Set
  51. Samantha Ronson DJ Set
  52. DJ Mom Jeans
  53. The Teenagers DJ Set
  54. HeartsRevolution DJ Set
  55. McDonalds employee DJ set
  56. Animal Collective conceptual DJ set
  57. Miss Toats
  58. Chromeo Interracial DJ Set
  59. Radio Disc Jockeys with morning shows
  60. GorillaVsBear DJs
  61. Stereogum DJs
  62. PitchforkTV DJs
  63. Franki Chan
  64. dudes who take ‘being a DJ’ seriously because the ‘emocore’ bubble burst and their band no longer tours.
  65. female DJs who think they are awesome but kinda suck
  66. DJs who talk about music too much
  67. DJs who play too many obvious hits from 2k7
  68. FEADZ
  69. Uffie DJ Set
  70. Ed Banger Belligerent PuPuPlatter DJ Set
  71. Danny Mastersons brothers’ DJ set
  72. MSTRKRFT
  73. DJ Set by a Chili’s bartender
  74. Ben Gibbard solo DJ set in his Toyota Prius
  75. James Tambarello
  76. Postal Service UPS commercial DJ Set
  77. Ratatat DJ set
  78. Prince
  79. impromptu DJ set at a house party by an altBro with an iPod touch filled with bloghouse songs
  80. J.D. Salinger DJ Set
  81. Kurt Vonnegut’s corpse DJ set
  82. TRV$ DJ AM
  83. local altBag DJ set
  84. Miami Horror
  85. miscellaneous guidoDJ who plays cheesy techno songs from your youth
  86. DJ who plays Killers/Coldplay mashups
  87. Wilmer Valderramma ‘Yo Mama’ DJ Set
  88. The Cast of The Office DJ Set
  89. Fan Death
  90. Ryan Adams (DJ set)
  91. A-TRAK
  92. Erol Akan
  93. John Mayer
  94. Jerry Seinfeld authentic disco DJ set
  95. Madonna
  96. Alex Rodriguez/JoseCanseco (2Many Steroids)
  97. Michael Phelps DJ Set after extending his brand too far outside of his core competencies
  98. Smarter Child (DJ set)
  99. Joe the Plummer (DJ Set)
  100. Panda Bear (Noah Lennox)