For the next few weeks, we'll be posting some "best of 2009" lists from various musicians and folks from your favorite bands and labels. We'll kick this one off with Strung Out drummer Jordan Burns and his top 10 releases of the year, as well as lists from Dave House and Silverstein drummer Paul Koehler.

Jordan Burns of Strung Out

Alice n Chains - Black Gives Way To Blue
Pour Habit - Suiticide
Evergreen Terrace - Almost Home
Propagandhi - Supporting Caste
Poison The Well - The Tropic Rot
Pulley - Time Insensitive Material
A Wilhelm Scream - Self Titled
This Is a Standoff - Be Dissapointed
The Swellers - Ups and Downsizing
Strung Out - Agents Of The Underground (yes, i love our new album)

Dave House

Dave House

01. Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
02. Broadway Calls - Good Views Bad News
03. Slow Club - Yeah So
04. Frank Turner - Poetry Of The Deed
05. Our Time Down Here - Live, Love, Let Go
06. Fake Problems - It's Great To Be Alive
07. The Xcerts - In The Cold Wind We Smile
08. Shook Ones - The Unquotable A.M.H.
09. Jamie T - Kings And Queens
10. Jenny Owen Youngs - Transmitter Failure


Paul Koehler from Silverstein

1. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
2. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
3. Mew - No More Stories
4. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
5. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
6. Converge - Axe to Fall
7. Japandroids - Post-Nothing
8. Propagandhi - Supporting Caste
9. Russian Circles - Geneva
10. Silversun Pickups - Swoon