Best of 2009

I’m hopeless at picking the best record of any particular year but I will give you a list of things that were released this year that rocked my world.

Golden Sores – a Peaceable Kingdom

TODD – Big Ripper

Black Boned Angel – Verdun

Derek Rogers – Color Shield

finneyerkes – Gather and Sing

Chord – Flora

Prurient – Cocaine Death

Hospitals – Hairdryer Peace (it was released on CD this year so I’m counting it!)

Emeralds – What Happened

Daniel Menche – Kataract

Locrian – Rain of Ashes

Health – Get Color

Aaron Dilloway – Chain Shot

MerzbowFukurou: 13 Japanese Birds Pt.2

Merzbow – Camouflage

Wolf Eyes – Always Wrong


Oneohtrix Point Never – Rifts

Sunn 0))) – Monoliths and Dimensions

Khanate – Clean Hands Go Foul

Melvins – Chicken Switch

John Wiese – Circle Snare


What did I miss?

2 Responses to “Best of 2009”

  1. That’s a really good list. I enjoyed Black Boned Angel, Merzbow, Sunn O))), Melvins and need to check out a bunch more (recently ordered the Emeralds and Oneohtrix CDs from No Fun).

    Here’s my rundown of the year, much less noise-centered but maybe you’ll find something of interest there:

    My Favorite Music 2009 (with YouTube links!)


  2. wasn’t that impressed by the latest 0))) album – haven’t checked out KTL’s latest one yet.
    for what it’s worth, here’s my 2009-list:

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