Data gathered from pitchforkmedia.com, wikipedia.org, discogs.com and allmusic.com.
Where multiple release dates existed the earliest was used.
Genre was determined by the first style listed for the track’s artist at allmusic.com.
Where that was not available genre was determined by pitchforkmedia.com and/or the artist’s myspace page.
Pitchfork Media’s 100 Best Tracks of 2008 can be found here.
Corrections are welcome.