Check out Best of 2009 lists from members of Municipal Waste, O Pioneers!!! and Strung Out here: Best Of 2009 Lists.
Jake Crown from Rehasherhere's my top ten list from the great year of 2009:
1. Chuck Ragan-Gold Country
2. The Avett Brothers-I and Love and You
3. Municipal Waste-Massive Agressive
4. Baroness-Blue Record
5. No Friends-S/T
6. Tegan and Sara-Sainthood
7. Greenland is melting-Our hearts are gold, our grass is green
8. Michael Claytor and his friends-we have an elephant
9. Snuff-live at the fest 8
10.Laura Stevenson and the Cans-live at the fest 8
PJ Fancher of Grabass Charlestonstop 10 (or 11) records of 2009
Cheap Girls "My Roaring 20's"
Averkiou "Throwing Sparks"
Baroness "Blue Record"
Chuck Ragan "Gold Country"
Used Kids "Yeah, No"
King Friday "Married Alive"
Radio Faces "Party at the Bushwick Hotel"
The Bomb "Speed Is Everything"
The Fleshies "Brown Flag"
Good Luck "Into Lake Griffy"
Chris Wollard & The Ship Thieves "s/t"
Failures' UnionFailures' Union's Top Ten Album for 2009.
-PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART s/t
-CHEAP GIRLS my roaring 20s
-CAMERA OBSCURA my maudlin career
-DINOSAUR JR farm
-BURNING HEARTS aboa sleeping
-TEGAN AND SARA sainthood
-DOOM born like this
-POLVO in prism
-REIGNING SOUND love and curses
-A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS exploding head