Albums of the year 2009

As tradition dictates, it's that time of year when we make a list of our favourite cultural artefacts from the past year, and list them in an order of merit. So this is my list, a top five followed by a random selection of albums that I dug, and will continue to dig.

1. The Very Best - The Warm Heart of Africa

The Very Best (Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit) with Ezra Koenig "Warm Heart of Africa" LIVE in NYC from 'Sup Magazine on Vimeo.

2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

3. Dan Deacon - Bromst

Dan Deacon - Paddling Ghost from Natalie van den Dungen on Vimeo.

4. Major Lazer - Guns Don't Kill People, Lazers Do

5. YACHT - See Mystery Lights

YACHT - Psychic City (Voodoo City) from Jona Bechtolt on Vimeo.

Wild Beasts - Two Dancers
The xx - xx
Mos Def - The Ecstatic
Karen O & The Kids - Where The Wild Things Are
Fever Ray - Fever Ray
Yonlu - A Society In Which No Tear is Shed Is Inconceivably Mediocre
Telepathe - Dance Mother
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
Dinosaur Jr - The Farm
Sonic Youth - The Eternal
Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
The Flaming Lips - Embryonic
Fanfarlo - Reservoir
Micachu & The Shapes - Jewellery
The Horrors - Primary Colours
Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport
The Juan Maclean - The Future Will Come
Bat For Lashes - Two Suns


David N said...

I want a Decade list, you lazy boy.

jamesinseoul said...

You know, I don't normally take requests, but maybe I'll try and rustle something up for you.