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
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"
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?
- Andrew Jackson Jihad - Can't Maintain
- Future of the Left - Travels With Myself and Another
- Cursive - Mama, I'm Swollen
- Dan Deacon - Bromst
- So Many Dynamos - The Loud Wars
- The Cribs - Ignore the Ignorant
- Regina Spektor - Far
- The Sidekicks - Weight of Air
- P.O.S. - Never Better
- The Thermals - Now We Can See