Staff Picks: Top 10 Albums of 2009

Everyone of our Grimy Goods contributors is a definite music connoisseur (I wouldn’t have it any other way). Whether it’s folk, punk, industrial or indie, they all have different tastes, but the same love for music. Check out below Grimy Goods’s Staff Picks for the Top 10 Albums of 2009!

Craig Parker (Photographer):

  1. Band of Skulls – Baby Darling Doll Face Honey
  2. The Big Pink – A Brief History of Love
  3. The Mary Onettes – Islands
  4. Miike Snow – Miike Snow
  5. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  6. Fanfarlo – Reservoir
  7. One Eskimo – One eskimO
  8. Washed Out – Feel It All Around
  9. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Up From Below
  10. Devendra Banhart – What Will Be
  11. Freelance Whales – Weathervanes

Kara E. Murphy (Photographer):

  1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
  2. The Big Pink – A Brief History of Love
  3. Atlas Sound – Logos
  4. Yo La Tengo – Popular Songs
  5. The Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca
  6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!
  7. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
  8. Animal Collective – Fall Be Kind EP
  9. Various Artists – New Moon Soundtrack
  10. The XX – XX

Loria Bartlett (Writer):
In no particular order

  1. Miike Snow – Miike Snow
  2. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Up From Below
  3. Florence and the Machine – Lungs
  4. Mos Def – The Ecstatic
  5. Calvin Harris – Ready for the Weekend
  6. The Dead Weather – Horehound
  7. A Fine Frenzy – Bomb in a Birdcage
  8. Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream
  9. Muse – The Resistance
  10. The Bird and the Bee – Ray Guns are Not Just the Future

WB (Writer):

  1. Friendly Fires – Friendly Fires
  2. Dead Weather – Horehound
  3. Jega – Variance 1 & 2
  4. Clan of Xymox – In Love We Trust
  5. Gilles Peterson – Brazilika
  6. Sonic Youth – The Eternal
  7. Nosaj Thing – Drift
  8. The Horrors – Primary Colours
  9. A Place to Bury Strangers – Exploding Head
  10. VNV Nation – Reformation 01 &

Roxy Roknian (Writer):

  1. Akron/Family – Set Em Wild Set Em Free
  2. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion
  3. Clues – s/t
  4. Beirut – March of the Zapotec
  5. The Dodos – Time to Die
  6. Dan Deacon – Bromst
  7. Fanfarlo – Reservoir
  8. Freelance Whales – Weathervanes
  9. St Vincent – Actor
  10. The xx – xx

Big Swig (Photographer):
In no particular order

  1. creepy creeps – fink about it
  2. dethklok – dethalbum II
  3. spits – vol. 4
  4. love me nots – upsidedown insideout
  5. hunx and his punx – gay singles
  6. nobunny – raw romance
  7. drowning men – beheading of the song bird
  8. earthmen and strangers – s/t
  9. becky lee and drunkfoot – la donna demos
  10. woolly bandits – woman of mass destruction

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