The Best Albums of 2009


1. Mastodon – Crack the Skye


2. Amorphis – Skyforger


3. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport


4. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion


5. Group Bombino – Guitars From Agadez


6. Megadeth – Endgame


7. Natural Snow Buildings – Shadow Kingdom


8. Bill Callahan – Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle


9. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt II


10. Bat For Lashes – Two Suns


11. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix


12. The Antlers – Hospice


13. Antony & The Johnsons – The Crying Light


14. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest


15. Kylesa – Static Tensions


16. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic


17. Gui Boratto – Take My Breath Away


18. David Sylvian – Manafon


19. Atlas Sound – Logos


20. The Black Crowes – Before the Frost…


21. Mos Def – The Ecstatic


22. Cobalt – Gin


23. Dinosaur Jr. – Farm


24. Ancestors – Of Sound Mind


25. Charlotte Gainsbourg – IRM

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2009 – John Macintosh

15. jjjj nΒ° 2
14. Camera ObscuraMy Maudlin Career
13. Atlas SoundLogos
12. The Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe Pains of Being Pure at Heart
11. Bat for LashesTwo Suns
10. Chromatic FlightsSunset Bell
9. Tim HeckerAn Imaginary Country
8. GirlsAlbum
7. The AntlersHospice
6. Fever RayFever Ray
5. Fuck ButtonsTarot Sport
4. Grizzly BearVeckatimest
3. MastodonCrack the Skye
2. Dirty ProjectorsBitte Orca
1. Animal CollectiveMerriweather Post Pavilion