Saturday, July 4, 2009

Best albums of far

Okay, we're just over the half-way point of 2009 so it's time to list the top albums of the year so far:
  1. Animal Collective: Merriweather Post Pavilion
  2. Neko Case: Middle Cyclone
  3. Fever Ray: Fever Ray
  4. Isis: Wavering Radiant
  5. Mastodon: Crack the Skye
  6. Metric: Fantasies
  7. Various: Dark Was the Night
  8. Grizzly Bear: Veckatimest
  9. PJ Harvey and John Parish: A Woman a Man Walked By
  10. Art Brut: Art Brut Vs. Satan
  11. Dirty Projectors: Bitte Orca
  12. Heartless Bastards: The Mountain
  13. Bat for Lashes: Two Suns
  14. Dan Deacon: Bromst
  15. Dinosaur Jr.: Farm
  16. Antony and the Johnsons: The Crying Light
  17. Cymbals Eat Guitars: Why There Are Mountains
  18. Camera Obscura: My Maudlin Career
  19. The Horrors: Primary Colours
  20. Bloodhorse: Horizoner
  21. Handsome Furs: Face Control
  22. Sonic Youth: The Eternal
  23. Yeah Yeah Yeahs: It's Blitz!
  24. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead: The Century of Self
  25. Tombs: Winterhours
  26. DOOM: Born Like This
  27. DM Stith: Heavy Ghost
  28. Manic Street Preachers: Journal for Plague Lovers
  29. Morrissey: Years of Refusal
  30. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart


  1. weak after #1.... what about:

    BMSR, Passion Pit, Starfucker, White Denim, matt and kim, Deerhunter(EP), and lotus plaza

  2. 1. Morrissey. Years of refusal.
    2. Black Lips. 200 million thousand.
    3. The airborne toxic event. The airborne toxic event.
    4. Olson , Mark & Gary Louris. Ready for the flood.
    5. Placebo. Battle for the sun.
    6. Dee , Jesse. Bittersweet Batch.
    7. White lies. To lose my life...
    8. Broken Records. Until the earth begins to part.
    9. Pink Mountaintops. Outside love.
    10. Scary mansion. Every joke is half the truth.
    11. Malibu Stacy. Marathon.
    12. Antony and the Johnsons. The crying light.
    13. The Veils. Sun gangs.
    14. Camera Obscura. My Maudlin Career.
    15. Strange boys. And girls club.
    16. Heartless Bastards. The mountain.
    17. Jewell , Eilen. Sea of tears.
    18. My latest novel. Deaths & entrances.
    19. Scott Matthew. There is an ocean...
    20. Doves. Kingdom of rust.
    21. Whitmore , William Elliott. Animals in the dark.
    22. Jones , Sharon & The Dap-Kings. 100 days, 100 nights.
    23. Watson , Patrick. Wooden arms.
    24. The Gossip. Music for men.
    25. Cocker , Jarvis. Further complications.
    26. Lindsey , Graham. We are all alone in this together.
    27. Wintersleep. Welcome to the night sky.
    28. Yeah yeah yeahs. It’s blitz!
    29. The Horrors. Primary colours.
    30. Swan lake. Enemy mine.

  3. Can't believe M. Ward is not in the list o_O