Monday, June 29, 2009

Paste on the best music of 2009

As we come to the mid-point of the year, seven people from Paste Magazine weigh in on the best albums and songs of 2009. Of the lists, I probably like Josh's list the best:
Albums

1. Passion Pit - Manners
2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
3. The Low Anthem - Oh My God, Charlie Darwin
4. Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
5. Wild Light - Adult Nights
6. The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love
7. Elvis Perkins in Dearland - Elvis Perkins in Dearland
8. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
9. Roman Candle - Oh Tall Tree In The Ear
10. Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career

Songs

1. "California On My Mind" - Wild Light
2. "Little Secrets" - Passion Pit
3. "My Girls" - Animal Collective
4. "Lua" - Conor Oberst with Gillian Welch (from Dark Was the Night)
5. "Charlie Darwin" - The Low Anthem
6. "Field Report" - Loch Lomond
7. "Bloodbank" - Bon Iver
8. "Two Weeks" - Grizzly Bear
9. "The Rake's Song" - The Decemberists
10. "No Wedding Cake" - Fol Chen
11. "Airstream Driver" - Gomez
12. Roman Candle - "Why Modern Radio Is A-OK"
13. "This Tornado Loves You" - Neko Case
14. "Make Light" - Passion Pit
15. "Brackett, WI" - Bon Iver (from Dark Was the Night)
16. "Doomsday" - Elvis Perkins
17. "So Far Around the Bend" - The National (from Dark Was the Night)
18. "Come Saturday" - Pains of Being Pure at Heart
19. "Belated Promise Ring" - Iron & Wine
20. "Echoes" - The Decemberists (live Pink Floyd cover, part of the "Save Paste" download vault)

2 comments:

  1. Can we please do a book trade? You have one awesome library I do believe... :)

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  2. Sure thing. I'm maxed out on books I need to read for at least the next 6 months though. But you are sure welcome to borrow one of mine at least.

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