2009: ♫ it was a very good year for blue-blooded girls of independent means ♫


19 Ene 2009, 23:11

The Excellence :

1. Georgia Anne Muldrow:
Umsindo (SomeOthaShip/E1)

2. Dan Melchior's Broke Revue:
O'clouds unfold! (hook or crook)

3. Broadcast & The Focus Group:
Investigate witch cults of the radio age (warp)

4. Lo Moda:
Replica watches (creative capitalism)

5. Sufjan Stevens:
The BQE (asthmatic kitty)

6. Richard Youngs:
Beyond the valley of ultrahits (sonic oyster)

7. Keith Rowe:
Erstlive 007: AMPLIFY 2008: Light Festival(erstwhile)

8. Kurt Vile:
God is saying this to you? (mexican summer)

9. Brigitte Fontaine:
Prohibition (polydor)

10. Volcano the Bear/La Société des Timides à la Parade des Oiseaux:
The shy volcanic society at the bear and bird parade (beta-lactam ring)

11. Mos Def:
The ecstatic (downtown)

12. Tourette:
Jardin du sommeil chant d'amour sur la nuit grandissante(iatrogenesis)

13. Circulatory System:
Signal morning (cloud recordings)

14. Fashawn:
Boy meets world (one)

15. Supercluster:
Waves (cloud)

16. Orphan Fairytale:
Ladybird labyrinth (ultra eczema)

17. Pissed Jeans:
King of jeans (sub pop)

18. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics:
Inspiration information (strut)

19. Ami Yoshida & Toshimaru Nakamura:
Soba to Bara (erstwhile)

20. Bill Callahan:
Sometimes I wish we were an eagle (drag city)

21. Consumer Electronics:
Crowd pleaser (hand to mouth)

22. Bastard Noise:
Rogue astronaut (gravity)

23. Kleenex Girl Wonder:
Mrs. Equitone

24. Throbbing Gristle:
The third mind movements (industrial records)

25. Cold Cave:
Love comes close (heartworm press)

Über Great:

. Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra: Take off! (alien transistor)
. Antipop Consortium: Fluorescent black (big dada)
. Arvo Pärt: In principio (ecm)
. Chain and the Gang: Down with liberty... Up with chains! (k)
. Cheer-Accident: Fear draws misfortune (cuneiform)
. Dan Melchior und das Menace: Thank you very much (s-s)
. Dan Melchior und das Menace: Obscured by fuzz (topplers)
. Diamond District: In the ruff
. Die Goldenen Zitronen: Die entstehung der nacht (buback)
. Eat Skull: Wild and inside (siltbreeze)
. Emeralds: What happened (no fun)
. Excepter: Black beach (paw tracks)
. Francis Harold & The Holograms: Who said these were happy times (going underground)
. Gary War: Horribles parade (sacred bones)
. Georgia Anne Muldrow: Early (animated cartunes)
. Ghostface Killah: Ghostdini: Wizard of poetry in Emerald City (def jam)
. Giuseppe Ielasi: Aix (12k)
. Ignatz: A canine and a kitten in the car (goaty tapes)
. Incapacitants: Tight (dogma chase)
. Intelligence: Fake surfers (in the read)
. Intelligence: Crepuscule with pacman (born bad)
. Israël Quellet: Soni Sclavus (sub rosa)
. Jay Reatard: Watch me fall (matador)
. Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard: 'Em are i (rough trade)
. Jeremy Jay: Slow dance (k)
. Keith Rowe & Toshimaru Nakamura: Erstlive 008 (erstwhile)
. King Khan & BBQ Show: Invisible girl (in the red)
. Kurt Vile: Childish prodigy (matador)
. Landed: Liver + Lungs (corleone)
. Lee Fields & The Expressions: My world (truth and soul)
. Liquorball: Evolutionary squalor (rocketship records)
. Magik Markers: Balf quarry (drag city)
. Night Control: Death control (kill shaman)
. Pierre-Yves Macé: Passagenweg (brocoli)
. Radian: Chimera (thrill jockey)
. R. Stevie Moore: Sentimental ties
. Raekwon: Only built 4 Cuban linx... pt II(ice H2O)
. Rusted Shut: Dead (load)
. Scott Down & DJ Cutler: Blue collar funk II: The 716 lesson (lo do)
. The Shitty Listener: Crying sweater (rural fauner)
. Silk Flowers: Silk flowers (ppm)
. S/T: Best before 29.09.2009 (save our sperms)
. Tonstartssbandht: And when (dooba)
. Ty Segall: Lemons (goner)
. Vivian Girls: Everything goes wrong (in the red)
. Wilkinson, Edwards, Noble: Live at Cafe Oto (bo'weavil)
. Yellow Tears: Don't cry (hospital)


. Abelar Scout: Nep quiz contra (agent of chaos)
. Ab Baars, Ig Henneman, Misha Mengelberg: Sliptong (wig)
. Adam Payne: Organ (holy mountain)
. Afrobutt: Wonderbutt (electric minds)
. Amen Dunes: Dia (locust)
. The Anals: Total anal (permanent records)
. Animal Collective: Merriweather post pavillion (domino)
. Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band: Bird head son (naive)
. Antony and the Johnsons: The crying light (secretly canadian)
. Audacity: Power drowning (burger records)
. Baseball Furies: Throw them to the lions (big neck)
. The Beets: Spit on the face of people who don't want to be cool (captured tracks)
. Big Business: Mind the drift (daymare recordings)
. Bill Orcutt: A new way to pay old debts (palilalia)
. Billy Bao: May 08 (parts unknown)
. Bipolar Bear & Talbot Tagora: abstract distractions (olFactory records)
. Black Dice: Repo (paw tracks)
. Black Math: Black math (permanent)
. Black Moth Super Rainbow: Eating us (graveface)
. Bobby Ubangi: Inside the mind of Bobby Ubangi (rob's house)
. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy: Beware (domino)
. Boston Spaceships: The planets are blasted (gbv inc.)
. Burkhard Stangl, Kai Fagaschinski: Musik - Ein porträt in sehnsucht (erstwhile)
. Cheater Slicks: Bats in the dead trees (lost treasures of the underworld)
. The Clean: Mister Pop (merge)
. Cluster: Qua (dwight ashley)
. Cold Cave: Cremations (hospital)
. Courtis/Moore: Brokebox juke (no-fi)
. D. Rider: Mother of curses (tizona)
. Dan Deacon: Bromst (carpark)
. Daniel Johnston: Is and always was (high wire)
. David S. Ware: Shakti (aum fidelity)
. David Cunningham & Yasuaki Shumizu: One hundred (staubgold)
. Derek Bailey, Tony Bevan, Paul Hession, Otomo Yoshihide: Good cop, bad cop (no-fi)
. Dinosaur Jr.: Farm (jagjaguwar)
. Doom: Born like this (lex)
. Dredd Foole & Ed Yazijian: That lonesone road between heart and soul (bo'weavil)
. Eels: Hombre lobo: 12 songs of desire (vagrant)
Ekkehard Ehlers & Paul Wirkus: Ballads (staubgold)
. The Electric Bunnies: Through the magical door (floridas dying)
. Enrico Rava: New York days (ecm)
. Faust: C'est com... com... complique (bureau b)
. Fiery Furnaces: I'm going away (thrill jockey)
. Flower/Corsano: The four aims (vhf)
. Fox Bat Strategy: Fox bat strategy: A tribute to Jaurequi (david lynch music)
. The Fresh and Onlys: s/t (castle face)
. The Fresh and Onlys: Grey-eyed girls (woodsist)
. The Fresh and Onlys: Bomb wombs (fuck it tapes)
. Fruit Bats: The ruminant band (sub pop)
. Ganglians: Monster head room (woodsist)
. Gareth Davis & Steven R. Smith: Westering (important)
. Geoff Farina, Massimo Pupillo, Michael Zerang: Still life with commercials(fromSCRATCHrecords)
. Graham Lambkin: Softly softly copy copy (kye)
. Grizzly Bear: Vecktimest (warp)
. Group Bombino: Guitars from Agadez, vol. 2 (sublime frequencies)
. Grutronic: Essex foam party (psi)
. Halflings: Self esteem (RRR)
. Haunted House: Guess who's not coming to dinner
. Human Mess: Follow you home (no way)
. I Come to Shanghai: I come to Shangai
. Jason Crumer: Walk with me (misanthropic agenda)
. Jason Kahn: Vanishing point (23five)
. Jeans Wilder: Antiques (night people)
. Jeffrey Novak: After the ball (lmn)
. Jim O'Rourke: The visitor (drag city)
. John Wiese: Circle snare (no fun)
. John Wiese & C. Spencer Yeh: Cincinnati (drone disco)
. Jono El Grande: Neo Dada (rune grammofon)
. Josephine Foster: Graphic as a star (fire)
. kato hideki, tetuzi akiyama, toshimaru nakamura: Omni (presqu'île)
. Keiji Haino & Masataka Fujikake: Arufabetto ga, kiete shimaimasu yo ni (fulldesign records)
. Keith Rowe/Sachiko M: Contact (erstwhile)
. Kevin Drumm: Alku tape (alku)
. King Midas Sound: Waiting for you (hyperdub)
. Kodama: Turning leaf migrations (olde english spelling bee)
. Loren Connors & Jim O'Rourke: Two nice catholic boys (family vineyard)
. Lushlife: Cassette city (rapster)
. Maher Shalal Hash Baz: C'est la dernière chanson (k)
. Margareth Kammerer & Ruby Ruby Ruby: The shadow of your smile (zarek)
. Martyn: Great lengths (3024)
. Meercaz: Meercaz (gulcher)
. Memphis goons: Peppo (shangri-la)
. Meth Teeth: Everything went wrong (woodsist)
. Modern Creatures: Modern creatures (grotesque modern)
. The Moore Brothers: Aptos (american dust)
. Mount Eerie: White stag (pwelvrumandsun)
. Mount Eerie: Wind's poem (pwelvrumandsun)
. nmperign: Ommatidia (intransitive)
. Nothing People: Late night (s-s)
. Noveller: Red rainbows (no fun)
. Thee Oh Sees: Help (in the red)
. Thee Oh Sees: Zork's tape bruish (kill shaman)
. Oneida: Rated O (dead oceans)
. The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: s/t (slumberland)
. Paristetris: Paristetris (lado ABC)
. Pedestrian Deposit: Austere (monorail trespassing)
. People Under The Stairs: Carried away (om)
. Phosphorescent: To Willie (dead oceans)
. Polvo: In prism
. P.S. Eliot: Introverted romance in our troubled minds (salinas)
. Radu Malfatti/Klaus Filip: Imaoto (erstwhile)
. Ramona Falls: Intuit (barsuk)
. Real Estate: s/t (woodsist)
. Reiko Kudo & Tori Kudo: Light (siwa)
. Sir Lord Von Raven: Please throw me back in the ocean (HappyParts)
. skygreen leopards: Gorgeous Johnny (jagjaguwar)
. So Cow: So cow (tic tac totally)
. Sonic Youth: The eternal (matador)
. Sonny & The Sunsets: Tomorrow is alright (soft abuse)
. The Spits: Vol. 4 (thrifstore records)
. Stephen Steinbrink: Ugly unknowns (gilgongo)
. Steve Earle: Townes (new west)
. Steve Lehman Octet: Travail, transformation and flow (pi)
. Stupid Party: Stupid Party (freedom school)
. Summer Cats: Songs for tuesdays (slumberland)
. Taku Sugimoto & Taku Unami: Tengu et Kitsune II (slub music)
. Taylor Deupree: Live 1: mapping (12k)
. Tenniscoats: Temporacha (room40)
. Tim Cohen: Two sides of Tim Cohen (secret seven)
. Tonstartssbandht: Dick nights (Dœs Are)
. Vanessa Rossetto: Dogs in English porcelain (music appreciation)
. Wake the President: You can't change that boy (say dirty)
. Woods: Songs of shame (woodsist)
. The xx: XX (rough trade)


. 55BLUES: Doragons
. A Setting Sun & Shigeto: table for two
. AC Newman: get guilty
. Age Of Enlightenment: The giantess
. Akron/Family: Set'em wild, set'em free
. Alan Licht: YMCA
. Atom TM: Liedgut
. Axemen: Big cheap motel
. Axolotl: Of bonds in general
. Bassholes: ... and without a name
. Black Lips: 200 million thousand
. Blank Dogs: Under and under
. Blues Control: Local flavor
. Box Elders: Alice and friends (goner)
. The Bran Flakes: I have hands (illegal records)
. Brutal Knights: Total rebellion
. C. Spencer Yeh: The strangler
. C. Spencer Yeh and Paul Flaherty (w/ Greg Kelley): New York nuts & Boston beans
. Charlemagne Palestine & Christoph Heemann: Saiten in flammen
. Chris Clark: Growls garden
. Chris Corsano: Another dull dawn
. Christof Kurzmann/Burkhard Stangl: Neuschnee
. Clem Snide: Hungry bird
. Clutchy Hopkins Meets Lord Kenjamin: Music is my medicine
. Color Dream: Reminisce
. Colossal Yes: Charlemagne's big thaw
. Crash Normal: Finger shower (skinpin)
. Crystal Antlers: Tentacles
. dälek: Gutter tactics
. Darren Hayman and the Secondary Modern: Pram town
. DC Snipers: DC Snipers (daggerman)
. Decemberists: The hazards of love
. Demon's Claws: Lost in the desert (telephone explosion)
. Dent May: The good feeling music of Dent May & his magnificent ukelele (paw tracks)
. Dirty Projectors: Bitte orca
. DM Smith: Heavy ghost
. Ducktails: Ducktails
. Ducktails: Landscapes
. Dylan Nyoukis: Carrion hut
. Earthmen and Strangers: Earthmen and Strangers (fdh)
. El Jesus De Magico: Scalping the guru (columbus discount)
. Elks: The black plague in mono no.4 (jerkwave)
. El Michels Affair: Enter the 37th chamber
. Emaciator: Contrast
. Esplendor Geométrico: Pulsion
. The Flaming Lips: embryonic
. Full Blast: Get your feet off the ground
. The Fully Celebrated Orchestra: Drunk on the blood of the holy ones
. Gala Drop: s/t
. Gareth Davis & Machinefabriek: Ghost lanes
. Girls: s/t
. Grand Duchy: Petits fours (cooking vinyl)
. Health: Get color
. Hex Dispensers: Winchester Mystery House (douche master)
. The Hidden Cameras: Origin: Orphan
. Holopaw: Oh Glory, oh wilderness
. Hudson Mohawke: Polyfolk dance
. Insayngel: s/t
. Jason Lytle: Your truly, the commuter
. Jay-Z: The blueprint III
. Jim Haynes: Sever (intransitive)
. John Zorn: Film works XXIII: El general
. K'naan: Troubadour
. Kevin Drumm: Malaise
. Kevin Drumm: Imperial Horizon
. Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds: Dracula boots (in the red)
. Lawrence English: It's up to us to live
. Legion Of Two: Riffs (planet mu)
. Lightning Bolt: Earthly delights (load)
. Little Claw: Human taste (ecstatic peace)
. Little Girls: Thrills (mexican summer)
. Long Legged Woman: Nobody knows this is nowhere (polle season)
. LSD March: Under milk wood
. Madlib: Beat kondicta 5&6
. Memory Tapes: Seek magic
. The Music Lovers: Masculine, femenine
. M Ward: Hold time
. Nobunny: Raw romance
. nnck: At 6 am we become the police
. Noveller: Paint on the shadows
. Obits: I blame you
. Odawas: The blue depths
. Pink Noise: Alpha LP
. Pocahaunted: Gold miner's daughters
. P.O.S.: Never better
. PRE: Hope freaks
. The Present: The way we are
. Prurient: Rose pillar
. Prurient: Roman
. Puffy Areolas: A nose 4 the east coast
. Raionbashi: In teufel's küche
. Ratas del Vaticano: Mocosos patéticos
. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Out of noise
. Screen Vinyl Image: Interceptors (safranin sound)
. Scul Hazzards: Landlord (rejuvenation)
. Shits & Giggles: Trick or treat
. Smith Westerns: s/t
. Sore Eros: second chants
. Steve Roach & Erik Wollo: Stream of thought
. Submarine Races: Hard to look at and easy to see
. Sun Araw: Heavy deeds (not not fun)
. Supersilent: 9 (rune grammofon)
. TEEPEE: Voodoo
. Terror Bird: Sociopaths are glam (night people)
. These Wonderful Evils: Parade room
. Times New Viking: Born again revisited (matador)
. Tortoise: Beacons of ancestorship
. Treetops: Deep purple infinity
. TV Ghost: Cold Fish
. Tyvek: Tyvek
. UGK: UGK 4 life
. Ugly Duckling: Audacity
. The UV Race: s/t (aarght!)
. The UZI RASH Group Band: Erotic terror beats the drums of the republic
. Velvet Davenport: Happy ending
. The Wave Pictures: If you leave it alone
. Wavves: Wavves
. White: White
. Withdrawal Method: Cyclic
. Wooden Shjips: Dos
. Wooden Veil: s/t (dekorder)
. Yoshi Wada: Earth horns with electronic drone
. Zola Jesus: New Amsterdam
. Zola Jesus: The spoils
. Zu: Carboniferous

Annoying. I'm serious:

. Anamanaguchi: Dawn metropolis
. City Center: s/t
. Gun Outfit: Dim light
. Master Musicians of Bukkake: Totem 1
. Mi Ami: Watersports
. Shogun Kunitoki: Vinonaamakasio
. Silent Land Time Machine: &hope still
. yves son ace: Cold showers



. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Ramer Ya
. Broadcast: Mother is the milky way
. Dan Melchior: Terrible shame
. Dan Melchior und das Menace: The post office line
. Dan Melchior und das Menace & The Fresh and Onlys: volar
. Eddy Current Supression Ring: That time of the day
. FNU Ronnies: Golem
. Francis Harold & The Holograms: Mirror of fear
. German Measles: German measles
. Hunx and His Punx: Hey Rocky
. Hunx and His Punx: Don't cha want me back
. Intelligence: Reading and writing about partying
. Jeremy Jay: Love everlasting
. Kurt Vile & the Violators: The hunchback
. Kurt Vile: Fall demons
. Lenguas Largas: I feel
. The Mantles: Trust
. Max Elliott: The nature o'nature
. The Pheromoans: Revamper
. Pink Reason & Electric Bunnies: Split
. Sic Alps: L. mansion
. Skin Graft: Brick in the mouth of a corpse
. Sonny And The Sunsets: Death cream
. Sun Araw: Leaves like this
. Teenage Panzerkorps: Knut Hamsun
. Unholy Two: Altamont 1969 - Beirut 1983
. vibrarians: Red light
. Volcano the Bear: That people don't know they are monsters
. Whatever Brains: Mt. Whatever
. The Whines: Insane OK
. Wooden Shjips: Contact
. Wretched Worst: Bleeder
. Wretched Worst: Let the girls scream


. A.H. Kraken: Tatiana
. Animal Collective: Fall be kind
. Ash Pool: Saturn's slave
. Best Coast: Where the boys are (blackest rainbow)
. Best Coast: Best Coast (art fag)
. Best Coast: When I'm with you / This is real
. Best Coast: Make you mine
. Beyond The Implode: This atmosphere
. Bitters: Wooden glove
. Black Moth Super Rainbow: Don't you want to be in a cult
. Blank Dogs: Waiting
. Blank Dogs: Seconds
. Brilliant Colors: Brilliant Colors
. Brilliant Colors: Highly evolved
. Brimstone Howl: Mammon
. Bundle of Fags: Art school assholes
. Charles Albright: I'm on drugs
. Charlie and the Moonhearts: Drop in drop out
. Cold Cave: Etsel and Ruby
. CPC Gangbangs: Kill yourself for rock n roll
. Crash Normal & Intelligence: split
. Demon's Claws: Weird ways
. Drunkdriver: Knife day
. Thee Fair Ohs: Our days on the pacific rims
. FFH & Prurient: Central Park jogger
. FNU Ronnies: Bring raw meat to cook and eat
. Fontana: Not a leg to stand on
. Genocide Organ: With heart and hand
. GG King: Adult rock
. Golden Triangle: Golden triangle
. Happy Burger: Pizza all around
. Hue Blanc's Joyless Ones: Cry
. Hunx and His Punx: Teardrops on my telephone
. Idle times: Get your feet off the ground
. Jeffrey Novak: One of a kind
. Modest Mouse: No one's first and you're next
. Nice Face: Mnemonic device
. No Age: Losing feeling
. The Pains of Being Pure At Heart: Higher tha the stars
. Real Estate: Reality
. Reports: Bill Wyman metal detector
. RTFO Bandwagon: Dumbs will survive
. The Soft Pack: Nightlife
. Tonstartssbandht: Maihama
. Tortured Hooker: Koreatown fellatio
. Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin: Pop song
. Vampire Weekend: The kids don't stand a chance
. Washed Out: Life of leisure
. Watery Love: Debut 45
. Young Governor: Virginia creeper
. Yuppies & Noah's Ark Was a Spaceship: Split

Not that good.
(Hey, maybe it's just me):

. Boredoms: Super roots 10
. Cheveu: Like a deer in the headlights
. Davila 666: Pingorocha y la diva rockera
. Dead Ghosts: Bad vibes
. Dead Ghosts & Smith Westerns: Split
. Ghost Hospital: D+
. Graffiti Island: Head hunters
. Pink Noise: The gold night
. Prurient & Cold Cave: Stars explode
. TV Ghost: The fiend
. Tyvek: Duck blinds
. Vibes: Psychic


  • n1p

    ehm, sorry, but maybe not impartial judgement...for me

    24 Sep 2009, 16:31
  • incapacitant


    24 Sep 2009, 17:12
  • R3000

    DU TIER !

    14 Ene 2010, 1:12
  • R3000

    Oh sorry ! 1st: I mistook you for an old buddy of mine... and 2nd: "Du Tier !" just meant that this list is HUGE ! No offence ! Many greetings, R3000

    15 Ene 2010, 16:21
  • johnny-mnemonic

    great list, best I've seen for 2009 :) I only have one major disagreement and that's mi ami watersports 12" which I found just great. Saw them live in Brussels and it was a blow. Looking forward to check out some stuff from your list which I don't know.

    21 Ene 2010, 22:35
  • incapacitant

    Thanks. I've just made some slight changes. I'm done with 2009. For good.

    22 Ene 2010, 2:15
  • methlabforcutie

    bah. the nothing people record was great. i agree that the girls album was fucking trash though.

    3 Mar 2010, 3:32
  • PoisonedV

    just saw this on lo modas journals. i know its old as fuck but good list

    26 Feb 2011, 6:34
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