Thursday, December 24, 2009

Favorites of 2009!

more than 10 of course, and all Merge titles excluded as usual because that wouldn't be fair to the rest...

XX Merge marathon!
touring & eating in Japan
Bill CallahanI Wish We Were An Eagle
Dirty ProjectorsBitte Orca
PhoenixWolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Amadou & MariamWelcome To Mali
Jim O’RourkeThe Visitor
Yo La TengoPopular Songs
Cass McCombsCatacombs
St Vincent - Actor
Pains of Being Pure at Heart – s/t
Monsters of FolkMonsters of Folk
Mountain GoatsThe Life of the World To Come
WilcoWilco (the Album)
Leonard Cohen live at Coachella and in Durham, NC
Jay Reatard - Watch Me Fall
Open Strings: Early Virtuoso Recordings, by Various LP Box Set
Yeah Yeah YeahsIt’s Blitz!
Camera ObscuraMy Maudlin Career
ObitsI Blame You
AC NewmanGet Guilty
Akron Family - Set Em Wild, Set Em Free
Reigning Sound - Love and Curses


Blogger Dane said...

My list would include:

--Okkervil River show in October 2009 as part of San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass fest in Golden Gate Park
--AC Newman - Get Guilty
--Rural Alberta Advantage - Hometowns
--Jason Lytle - Yours Truly, the Commuter
--Pains of Being Pure at Heart - s/t
--Real Estate - s/t
--Big Star box set
--Lou Barlow - Goodnight Unknown
--Built to Spill - There is No Enemy

4:21 PM  
Blogger Kurt Chiang said...

I'd also include, if it counts, the reissuing of The Mice albums (For Almost Ever Scooter), which I found out about on this blog. They just recently put out one of Fox's solo albums as well (on vinyl!).

11:48 AM  

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