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Best of 2009

Posted by ihtov on November 22, 2009

Top 25 Albums of 2009
1) Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
2) Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion
3) The Antlers – Hospice
4) Wilco – Wilco The Album
5) Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
6) Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Pt. 2
7) The Pains of Being Pure At Heart – S/T
8 ) Drummer – Feel Good Together
9) Built To Spill – There Is No Enemy
10) The Thermals – Now We Can See
11) Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
12) The xx – S/T
13) Bear In Heaven – Beast Rest Forth Mouth
14) Yo La Tengo – Popular Songs
15) Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport
16) White Denim – Fits
17) Jason Lytle – Yours Truly, The Commuter
18) Lil Wayne – No Ceilings mixtape
19) V/A – Dark Was The Night
20) Bad Veins – S/T
21) Do Make Say Think – Other Truths
22) Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There Are Mountains
23) Frontier Folk Nebraska – Pearls
24) Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar – One Fast Move or I’m Gone
25) The Flaming Lips – Embryonic

Honorable Mention:
Daniel Johnston – Is And Always Was
Califone – All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
The Dead Weather – Horehound
Pissed Jeans – King Of Jeans
Japandroids – Post-Nothing
We Were Promised Jetpacks – These Four Walls
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Eating Us
The Very Best – Warm Heart of Africa
Blackroc – S/T
Ha Ha Tonka – Novel Sounds of the Nouveau South
Real Estate – S/T
The Big Pink – S/T
Andrew Bird – Noble Beast
St. Vincet – Actor
jj – No 2
Tortoise – Beacons of Ancestorship
Vic Chestnutt – At The cut
The Mantles – S/T
Justin Townes Earle – Midnight at the Movies
Karen O and the Kids – Where The Wild Things Are
A Place To Bury Strangers – Exploding Head

Top 5 EPs of 2009
1) Blitzen Trapper – Black River Killer
2) Animal Collective – Fall Be Kind
3) Modest Mouse – No One’s First and You’re Next
4) Death Cab For Cutie – The Open Door
5) Superchunk – Leaves In The Gutter

Best Covers Compilation of 2009:
Score! 20 Years of Merge Records

Most Disappointing Album of 2009:
Jay Z – The Blueprint 3

Best Trend of 2009:
Supergroups (Monsters of Folk, Them Crooked Vultures, Drummer, etc.)

Worst Trend of 2009:
Lo-Fi (Wavves et al.)

Worst Band of 2009:
Owl City

Favorite Song of 2009:
Dirty Projectors – Stillness Is The Move


2 Responses to “Best of 2009”

  1. Bryan said

    Tegan and And Sara Sainthood? My best of the year by far.

  2. Animal collective would be my best to sound boring but it was such a great experience and the xx would be next. A great selection.

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