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The Year in Headphones, 2009


Richard Youngs – Beyond The Valley Of Ultrahits
Darwinsbitch – Ore
Concern – Truth & Distance
Bill Orcutt – A New Way to Pay Old Debts
Spiritual Singers – Ntsamina
Elm – Nemcatacoa
Steven R.Smith – Cities
Taiga Remains – Wax Canopy / Fairing’s Chapel
Ashley PaulĀ  – If Only Goodnight
Zelienople – Give It Up
Ducktails – Ducktails
Starving Weirdos – Into An Energy
Andrew Chalk – The Cable House
Emeralds – Allegory Of Allergies & Emeralds
The Anchiskati Choir – Polyphonic Voices of Georgia
Grouper / City Center – Split
Xela – The Divine
Eli Keszler – Mills & Tilt
John Davis – Vines Go Roaming
Michael Hurley – Armchair Boogie & Parsnip Snips
Gregg Kowalsky – Tape Chants
Oneohtrix Point Never – Rifts
Evan Caminiti – Psychic Mud Shrine
Earn – Away, Down The Well, Person & Their Simple Nature
Metal Rouge – Republican Trees
Greg Davis – Mutually Arising
Red Horse – Red Horse
Gareth Davis And Steven R. Smith – Westering
Yoshi Wada – Earth Horns With Electronic Drone
Marble Sky – The Sad Return
Emaciator / Infinite Body – Split
William Fowler Collins- Perdition Hill Radio
Keith Fullerton Whitman – Taking Away
Raglani – Classically SprainedĀ & Vanity Well
Infinity Window – Artificial Midnight
Christina Carter – Coupled
Kevin Drumm – Imperial Horizon

  1. Andrew Scott on December 17th, 2009

    Ditto on the Bill Orcutt, Ashley Paul and Keith Fullerton Whitman.

  2. Jefre on December 17th, 2009

    Did you hear the Red Horse record?

  3. Andrew Scott on December 17th, 2009

    Helga’s got it, but I haven’t listened to it yet…

  4. Jefre on December 17th, 2009