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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

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