Tuesday, February 9, 2010

My Top 10 Albums of 2009

As some of you may know, in addition to having a passion for photography I also have a passion for music. As such, here are my top 10 list of albums released in 2009. Each album links to their Amazon.com MP3 counterparts where you can sample all the tracks.

Elvis Perkins In Dearland - "Elvis Perkins In Dearland"

Eilen Jewell - "Sea Of Tears"

Soweto Gospel Choir - "The Sounds Of Soweto Gospel Choir"

Ida Maria - "Fortress 'round My Heart"

The Panderers - "Mucho Diggo"

The Felice Brothers - "Yonder Is The Clock"

Fanfarlo - "Reservoir"

Slow Club - "Yeah So?"

The Heartless Bastards - "The Mountain"

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears - "Tell 'Em What Your Name Is!"

My runners-up, both released on the web:

Max Tannone's mashup of Radiohead and Jay-Z (a free download!)
Max Tannone - "Jaydiohead: Jay-Z vs Radiohead"

Kutiman's amazing mix of songs compiled of various YouTube clips

Kutiman - "Thru You"

In return I ask the same of you: What are your top albums of 2009? Either share a link to your own blog post or list them in the comments section, thanks!

So, what are yours?

p.s. My Top 10 Albums of 2008


Unknown said...

I'm glad you like Jaydiohead! see www.doublecheckyourhead.com for another remix project I did -max

Paul said...

I don't pay attention to when an album is released, but here are the ten albums I played most that were added to my iTunes library in 2009:

1) Noble Beast (Andrew Bird)
2) Three Flights from Alto Nido (Greg Laswell)
3) Far (Regina Spektor)
4) Dark Was the Night (various)
5) Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (Phoenix)
6) Fantasies (Metric)
7) Little Death (Pete and the Pirates)
8) Reservoir (Fanfarlo)
9) Strict Joy (The Swell Season)
10) Merriweather Post Pavilion (Animal Collective)