BEST albums of 2009

MY TOP 20 ALBUMS OF 2009

indie/rock

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE- Merriweather Post Pavilion
BATS FOR LASHES- Two Suns

DEPECHE MODE- Sounds of the Universe THE FLAMING LIPS- Embryonic

PETER, BJORN, AND JOHN- Living Thing YEAH YEAH YEAHS- It’s Blitz

compilation albums

WAR CHILD presents: Heroes- VARIOUS ARTISTS
DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL- VARIOUS ARTISTS (Danger Mouse/SparkleHorse/David Lynch)

industrial/hip hop

KMFDM- Skold vs. KMFDM

KMFDM- Blitz AMANDA BLANK- I Love You

LADY SOVEREIGN- Jigsaw

electronica

AIR- Love 2
THE CRYSTAL METHOD- Divided By Night

MASSIVE ATTACK- Splitting the Atom EP

MOBY- Wait For Me MSTRKRFT- Fist of God

PEACHES- I Feel Cream

PRODIGY- Invaders Must Die RÖYKSOPP- Junior

12 GREAT PAST ALBUMS

golden

BEACH BOYS- Smiley Smile
FRANKI VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS- Greatest Hits, Volume 1
PETER GABRIEL- So
TOM JONES- Greatest Hits Platinum Edition

new

BOARDS OF CANADA- Music Has A Right To Children
DAVID BYRNE & BRIAN ENO- Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
GIRL TALK- Night Ripper
JUSTICE- A CROSS THE UNIVERSE (live)
MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE- If
M83- Saturdays=Youth
RADIOHEAD- Kid A