Tag Archives: top albums of 2009

Ashley’s Top 5 of 2009!

30 Dec

Here we go people.  We have arrived.  It’s the *DUN DUN DUN DUUUUUH* top 5 of 2009 according to A$l3^, as I’ve changed my name to.  Continuing as I did yesterday, the embedded videos aren’t my favorite tracks from each album, but, they’re incredibly good in their own right. So, let’s get on with the show, I’ve padded this out long enough.  !SDRAWNO

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Cassie’s Top 20 Albums of 2009: #15-11

29 Dec

I’m back to list off 5 more albums, here’s #15-11:

15. Woods – Songs of Shame

I just can’t get enough of Jeremy Earl’s voice, which keeps me coming back to listen to Songs of Shame over and over. But, just as important are the melodies that anchor the songs, which, when combined with the tape-effects and the lo-fi sound, makes for a heavenly listen to my ears.

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Cassie’s Top 20 Albums of 2009: Honorable Mentions and #20-16

28 Dec

After much delaying and procrastinating, in the name of hearing as many albums from 2009 before the year’s end, I finally have a list of 20 albums that, in my world, are the best from 2009.

First up, some honorable mentions, in no particular order:

Wavves – Wavvves

Even if lead singer Nathan Williams is kind of a douchebag who fights with his own drummer while on Ecstasy and Valium onstage and insults his own crowd, Wavves still makes some fantastic surf rock-inspired lo-fi. For a good month this spring, this album was streaming through my headphones often.

Key Song: “So Bored”

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