Best Albums of 2009

(in no order)
 

1. The Broadcast & The Focus Group

  

Broadcast & The Focus Group | Birmingham UK | Warp | Listen

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2. Om

  

Om - God is Good | San Francicso | Drag City | Listen (An album Goblin could have made)

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3. The Pains of Being Pure At Heart

  

The Pains of Being  Pure at Heart | Brooklyn | Slumberland | Listen

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4. Telepathe

  

Telepathe | Brooklyn | IamSound | Listen

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4. Cold Cave

  

Cold Cave | Philadelphia | Matador | Listen

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5. Nite Jewel

  

Nite Jewel | Los Angeles | Self Released w/ Human Ear | Listen

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6. Here We Go Magic

  

Here We Go Magic | Brooklyn | Secretly Canadian | Listen

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7. Kill For Total Peace

  

Kill For Total Peace | Paris | Pan European Recordings | Listen

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8. Moon Duo

  

Moon Duo | San Francisco | Sacred Bones | Listen

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9. Animal Collective

  

Animal Collective | Brooklyn, Lisbon, DC | Domino | Listen

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10. A Place To Bury Strangers

  

A Place to Bury Strangers | Brooklyn | Mute | Listen

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11. Pure Ecstasy

  

Pure Ecstasy | Austin | | Light Lodge | Listen

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12. Omar S

  

Omar S | Detroit | fxhe | Listen

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13. Martyn

  

Martyn | DC | 3024 | Listen

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Best Reissues

 

1. Space

  

Space | Marseille | Nang | Listen

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2. Comet Gain

  

Comet Gain | London | Whats Your Rupture | Listen

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3. Prince Lasha

  

Prince Lasha Ensemble | Oakland | Dusty Groove | Sorry folk no gimmes here

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4. The Feelies

  

The Feelies | New Jersey | Bar None | Listen

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5. The 39 Clocks

  

39 Clocks | Germany | Bureau B | Listen

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6. Peter Walker

  

Peter Walker | Boston | Tompkins Square | Listen

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8. Bill Fox

  

Bill Fox | Cleveland | Scat | Listen

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9. Guru Guru

    

Guru Guru | Germany | Brain | Listen  

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10. The Axemen

  

The Axemen | Aukland | Siltbreeze | Listen

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11. The Liverpool Scene

  

The Liverpool Scene | Liverpool | Esoteric | Listen 

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12. The East Flatbush Project

  

The East Flatbush Project | Brooklyn | 10/30 Uproar | Listen

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13. J.T. IV

  

J.T. IV | Chicago | Drag City |

 

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14. Sperm

  

Sperm | Finland | Destijl | No Songs or video but excellent is understatement

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15. Margo Guryan

  

Margo Guryan | Los Angeles | Oglio | Listen

 

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16. Das Ding

  

Das Ding | Dutch | Minimal Wave | Listen