The Best of 2009 (So Far)

In Uncategorized on July 10, 2009 at 5:57 pm


A nice place to start:

The Best of 2009 (So Far)

The Albums:
Passion Pit – Manners [buy]
Patrick Watson – Wooden Arms [buy]
Fanfarlo – Reservoir [buy]
Ida Maria – Fortress Around My Heart [buy]
Grizzly Bear – Veckatimist [buy]
Wilco – s/t [buy]
My Sad Captains – Here and Elsewhere [buy]
V/a – Dark Was the Night [buy it, it’s for charity!]
White Denim – Fits [buy]
Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix [buy]

The Songs:
Animal Collective – My Girls
Bowerbirds – Northern Lights [mp3]
Patrick Watson – Beijing
Passion Pit – Moth’s Wings [mp3]
Hungry Kids of Hungary – Old Money [mp3]
Justin Vernon + Aaron Dessner – Big Red Machine [mp3]
Dirty Projectors + David Byrne – Knotty Pine
Bon Iver – Brackett, WI
Illinois – Open Door
Phoenix – Lisztomania
My Sad Captains – Bad Decisions [mp3]
Sunparlour Players – Battle of ’77
White Denim – Regina Holding Hands
The Longcut – Tell You So
Wilco – One Wing
Fanfarlo – The Walls are Coming Down
Regina Spektor – Eet
Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks
Dark Mean – Happy Banjo [mp3]
Ida Maria – Oh My God
Telekenisis! – Coast of Carolina
Halloween, Alaska – In Order
Free Energy – Dream City [mp3]
Trashcan Sinatras – In the Music

The EPs:
Hungry Kids of Hungary – Mega Mountain
Death Cab for Cutie – the Open Door [watch vid for “Little Bribes”]
Player Piano – Into the Dark
Dark Mean – frankencottage [free!]
Mew – No More Stories
Zeus – Sounds like Zeus
Cherbourg – Into the Dark
Mae – (m)orning


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