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. Tonight, we've got Top 10 lists from Stevo of 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, Eric from O Pioneers!!! and Jeff from Bomb The Music Industry!. Too many exclamation points? Impossible!

Check out Best of 2009 lists from members of Silverstein, Frank Turner, Strung Out and Dave House here: Best Of 2009 Lists.

Steve from 1-2-3-4 Go!

1. King Tuff: Was Dead
2. Dutchess and the Duke: Sunset/Sunrise
3. Girls: Album
4. Reigning Sound: Love and Curses
5. Fresh and Onlys: Debut
6. Hex Dispensers: Winchester Mystery House
7. Thee Oh Sees: Help
8. Obits: I Blame You
9. Thermals: Now I Can See
10. Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds: Vampire Boots
11. The Hunches: Exit Dreams
12. Jay Reatard: Watch Me Fall


O Pioneers!!!

Eric Solomon of O Pioneers!!!

  • Kudrow's "Lando"
  • The Sidekicks "weight of air"
  • Senders "Demo"
  • Ringers "Hurry Up and Wait"
  • TigersJaw "s/t"
  • Hard Girls"hello"
  • Bomb The Music Industry "Scrambles"
  • Muhammad Ali "split with black congress"
  • Cheap Girls "my roaring 20s"
  • Andrew Jackson Jihad "Can't Maintain"


Bomb the Music Industry!

Jeff Rosenstock of Bomb The Music Industry!

So I didn't include any albums released on Quote Unquote or bands who have been on Quote Unquote (even though I thought Cheap Girls, Cheeky, Shinobu, O Pioneers and Hard Girls put out five of my favorite records this year) 'cause that'd be cheating, right?
  1. Andrew Jackson Jihad - Can't Maintain
  2. Future of the Left - Travels With Myself and Another
  3. Cursive - Mama, I'm Swollen
  4. Dan Deacon - Bromst
  5. So Many Dynamos - The Loud Wars
  6. The Cribs - Ignore the Ignorant
  7. Regina Spektor - Far
  8. The Sidekicks - Weight of Air
  9. P.O.S. - Never Better
  10. The Thermals - Now We Can See