Friday, January 1, 2010

Staff Lists -- Thom's Top 25 Albums of 2009

Well, without further ado, I unveil my top 25 album list. I have two metal albums in the top 10 (including the number 1 album!), which I thought was noteworthy. Suck it, other Koolthingzzz writers!

25. Girls - Album

Favorite Tracks: Lust For Life, Hellhole Ratrace

24. Dinosaur Jr. - Farm

Favorite Tracks: Pieces, Said The People

23. DOOM - Born Like This

Favorite Tracks: Angelz, Gazillion Ear

22. Bat For Lashes - Two Suns

Favorite Tracks: Daniel, Glass

21. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind EP

Favorite Tracks: What Would I Want? Sky, Graze

20. The xx - Self-Titled

Favorite Tracks: Crystalised, Islands

19. Them Crooked Vultures - Self-Titled

Favorite Tracks: New Fang, Bandoliers

18. Cymbals Eat Guitars - Why There Are Mountains

Favorite Tracks: Wind Phoenix (Proper Name), Cold Spring

17. White Rabbits - It's Frightening

Favorite Tracks: Percussion Gun, Rudie Fails

16. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Self-Titled

Favorite Tracks: Young Adult Friction, This Love Is Fucking Right

15. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer

Favorite Tracks: Idiot Heart, Apollo and the Buffalo and Anna Anna Anna Oh!

14. Franz Ferdinand - Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Favorite Tracks: No You Girls, Send Him Away

13. Passion Pit - Manners

Favorite Tracks: Sleepyhead, Make Light

12. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz

Favorite Tracks: Soft Shock, Dull Life

11. The Antlers - Hospice

Favorite Tracks: Two, Bear

10. The Flaming Lips - Embryonic

Favorite Tracks: Convinced Of The Hex, Watching The Planets

9. Neon Indian - Psychic Chasms

Favorite Tracks: Deadbeat Summer, Should Have Taken Acid With You

8. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion

Favorite Tracks: My Girls, Daily Routine

7. Baroness - The Blue Record

Favorite Tracks: Swollen And Halo, A Horse Called Golgotha

6. St. Vincent - Actor

Favorite Tracks: Actor Out Of Work, The Neighbors

5. Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx Pt. II

Favorite Tracks: House Of Flying Daggers, New Wu

4. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

Favorite Tracks: Two Weeks, Fine For Now

3. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Favorite Tracks: Lisztomania, Lasso

2. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

Favorite Tracks: Cannibal Resource, Useful Chamber

1. Mastodon - Crack The Skye

Favorite Tracks: Divinations, Oblivion

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