Best CDs of 2009

1. Amanda Palmer "Who Killed Amanda Palmer?"
2. Jill Sobule "California Years"
3. The Bad Plus "For All I Care"
4. The Dodos "Time To Die"
5. Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey "Here And Now"
6. Chris Isaak "Mr. Lucky"
7. The Decemberists "The Hazards Of Love"
8. A.C. Newman "Get Guilty"
9. Jason Faulkner "All Quiet On The Noise Floor"
10. Jason Faulkner "I'm Ok... You're Ok"
11. Brendan Benson "My Old Familiar Friend"
12. Phoenix "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix"
13. The Futureheads "This Is Not The World"
14. Los Lobos "Goes Disney"
15. Bob Mould "Life And Times"
16. Tegan And Sara "Sainthood"
17. Lady Gaga "The Fame" and "The Fame Monster"
18. Mika "The Boy Who Knew Too Much"
19. Katy Perry "One Of The Boys"
20. Owl City "Ocean Eyes"
21. Monsters Of Folk "Monsters Of Folk"
22. Antony And The Johnsons "The Crying Light"
23. Franz Ferdinand "Tonight: Franz Ferdinand"
24. Kasabian "West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum"
25. The Thermals "Now We Can See"
26. Florence and the Machine "Lungs"
27. Glasvegas "Glasvegas"
28. Sondre Lerche "Heartbeat Radio"
29. Future Of The Left "Travels With Myself And Another"
30. Noah And The Whale "Peaceful The World Lays Me Down"
Grizzly Bear "Vecktimest"
Animal Collective "Merriweather Post Paviliion"
Muse "The Resistance"
Friendly Fires "Friendly Fires"
The Fiery Furnaces "I'm Going Away"
Morrissey "Swords" and "Years Of Refusal"
Julian Casablancas "Phrazes For The Young" and Julian Plenti "Julian Plenti Is... Skyscraper"
Julian Plenti "Julian Plenti Is... Skyscraper"
Regina Spektor "Far"
Imogene Heap "Ellipse"
The Reverend Horton Heat "Laughin' & Cryin'"
Placebo "Battle For The Sun"
They Might Be Giants "Here Comes Science"
Bruce Springsteen "Working On A Dream"
Empire Of The Sun "Walking On A Dream"
David Byrne and Brian Eno "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today"
Adam Lambert "For Your Entertainment"
Patrick Wolf "THe Bachelor"
The Ravonettes "In And Out Of Control"
The Vines "Melodica"
Green Day "21st Century Breakdown"
Neko Case "Middle Cyclone"
Gossip "Music For Men"
Rhett Miller "Rhett Miller"
Arctic Monkeys "Humbug"
Ben Lee "The Rebirth Of Venus"
Pearl Jam "Monkeywrench"
Living Colour "The Chair In The Doorway"
Andrew Bird "Noble Beast"
Jarvis Cocker "Further Complications..."
Jeremy Enigk "OK Bear"
The Avett Brothers "I And Love And You"
Blitzen Trapper "Furr"
The Mars Volta "Octahedron"
She & Him "Volume One"
Art Brut "Art Brut vs. Satan"
The Apples In Stereo "#1 Hits Explosion!"
Jason Mraz "We Sing, We Dance, We Steal Things"
James Husband "A Parallax I"
Trembling Bells "Carbeth"
The Bravery "Stir The Blood"
Mastodon "Crack The Skye"
Ben Kweller "How Ya Lookin' Southbound? Come In..."
Tinted Windows "Tinted Wondows"

Best Techno CDs of 2009

1. The Bloody Beetroots "Romborama"
2. Calvin Harris "Ready For The Weekend"
3. VNV Nation "Of Faith, Power, And Glory"
4. Gus Gus "24/7"
5. Royskopp "Junior"
6. Benny Benassi "Toolroom Knights Mixed By Benny Benassi"
7. Basement Jaxx "Scars"
8. Franz Ferdinand "Blood: Franz Ferdinand"
9. Simian Mobile Disco "Temporary Pleasure"
10.Groove Armada "Soundboy Rock"
Air "Love 2"
LCD Soundsystem "45:33 Remixes"
Information Society "Synthsizer"
DJ Spooky "The Secret Song"
Peaches "I Feel Cream"
Kylie Minogue "Boombox"
The Crystal Method "Divided By Night"
The Chemical Brtohers "Remixes"
Fischerspooner "Entertainment"

Best CD Reissues of 2009

1. Thomas Dolby "The Flat Earth" and "The Golden Age Of Wireless"
2. Duran Duran "Rio"
3. Ben Folds "Stems And Seeds"
4. Robyn Hitchcock "I Often Dream Of Trains In NYC"
5. Morphine "At Your Service"
6. Tom Waits "Glitter & Doom Live"
7. Nirvana "Live At Reading"
8. R.E.M. "Murmur" (Deluxe Edition) and "Live At The Olympia"
9. Eddie Rabbit "Rocky Mountain Music" and "Horizon"
10. R.O. Manse "R.O. Magic: The Best Of R.O. Manse"
Spinal Tap "Back From The Dead"
Drive-By Truckers "The Fine Print (A Collection Of Oddities And Rarities)"
Gogol Brodello "Live From Axis Mundi"
The Arctic Monkeys "Live At The Apollo"

Worst CDs of 2009

1. Weezer "Ratitude"
2. Flight Of The Conchords "I Told You I Was Freaky"
3. Alan Cumming "I Bought A Blue Car Today"
4. U2 "No Line On The Horizon"
5. The Prodigy "Invaders Must Die"
6. Ben Kweller "Changing Horses"
7. The Killers "Live From The Royal Albert Hall"
8. Nellie McKay "Normal As Blueberry Pie - A Tribute To Doris Day"
9. Various Artists "Ben Folds Presents: University A Capella!"
10. Jet "Shaka Rock"
The Swell Season "Strict Joy"
David Gray "Draw The Line"
The Dead Weather "Horehound"

Best CD Cover of 2009

1. Blitzen Trapper "Furr"
2. Mastodon "Crack The Skye"
3. VNV Nation "Of Faith, Power, And Glory"
4. Groove Armada "Soundboy Rock"
5. Patrick Wolf "The Bachelor"
6. Julian Casblancas "Phrazes For The Young"
7. Flight Of The Conchords "I Told You I Was Freaky"
8. David Byrne And Brian Eno "Everything That Happens Will Happen Today"
9. Empire Of The Sun "Walking On A Dream"
10. Adam Lambert "For Your Entertainment"

Worst CD Cover of 2009

1. Madonna "Celebration"
2. The Dodos "Time To Die"
3. Larry The Cable Guy "Tailgate Party"
4. The Bloody Beatroots "Romborama"
5. Bruce Springsteen "Working On A Dream"
Living Colour "The Chair In The Doorway"
Gus Gus "24/7"
Regina Spektor "Far"
The Prodigy "Invaders Must Die"

Best Movies of 2009

1. Coraline
2. Man On Wire
3. Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
4. Fantastic Mr. Fox
5. Where The Wild Things Are
6. The Brothers Bloom
7. The Invention Of Lying
8. Trick 'R Treat
9. 9
10. Role Models
Son Of Rambow
In The Loop
Julie & Julia
Star Trek
State Of Play
Let The Right One In
Zack And Miri Make A Porno
Big Stan
The Informant!
The Devil's Miner
Ghost Town
Crank 2: High Voltage
District 9

Worst Movies of 2009

1. Knowing
2. Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen
3. The Cell 2
4. Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans
5. Seven Pounds
6. Four Christmases
7. The Final Destination (aka Final Destination 4: Death Trip)
8. 12 Rounds
9. Gran Turino
10. Mirrors
Race To Witch Mountain
The Killing Room
The Time Traveler's Wife
Pineapple Express
The Box
Bride Wars
Dance Flick
This Is It
The Book of Blood
House Of 9
The Eschelon Conspiracy

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