Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Best Of 2009

Here is is, the top 20 releases of 2009 according to me. This does not include split releases, only solo releases. Except for Male Bonding, who managed to only release splits, therefore forcing them on here cuz they RULE.

Dum Dum Girls - 4 Song 12" ep (Captured Tracks)
Best Coast - Sun Was High (So Was I) 7" (Art Fag Recordings)
Woven Bones - 4 song 12" ep (Zoo Music)
Pearl Harbor - Lost @ Sea (unreleased, but HAS to be one of the songs of the year)
Crocodiles - Summer Of Hate LP (Fat Possum)
Cold Cave - Love Comes Close LP (Heartworm/Matador)
Grass Widow - s/t LP (Make A Mess)
Ye Olde Maids - God Blesses Us, Mother Dresses Us LP (Art Fag Recordings)
No Age - Losing Feeling 12" ep (Sub Pop)
Mika Miko - We Be Xuxa LP (PPM)
Mutating Meltdown - Fantasy 7" (M'Lady's)
Zola Jesus - The Spoils LP (Sacred Bones)
Girls At Dawn - Never Enough 7" (Hozac)
Beaters - Fishage 7" (Single Screen/Volar)
Yellow Fever - s/t LP (Wild World)
Male Bonding - every split they were on (Italian Beach Babes/Tough Love/Paradise Vendors/Sexbeat)
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - s/t LP (Slumberland)
Liechtenstein - Survival Strategies In A Modern World 10" LP (Slumberland)
Nite Jewel - Want You Back 12" (Italians Do It Better)
Reading Rainbow - Restless 7" (Zoo Music)


Andrew said...

I'm not one of those commenters trying to rewrite yr list or say where you went wrong or whatever. . . BBUT the Strange Boys & Girls Club deserves a nod for sure.

JME said...

yes!! yellow fever is RAD! saw em' at the ruby room, missed em ' at the soda bar. :/