A Christmas Gift From 4AD

    4AD are offering fans of the label a free ‘Best of 2008’ style compilation just in time for Christmas. The sampler, featuring tracks by TV on the Radio, Department of Eagles, Bon Iver, The Breeders, Atlas Sound, Stereolab and Deerhunter amongst others, highlights the pivotal role played by 4AD in terms of quality releases in 2008. The sampler is available for download here.   [Les Inrocks]