Best of 2009 in music

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Just like last year, I scanned my last.fm yearly top to enumerate the records that I loved the most. I think 2009 wasn’t a great year in music, but there were some new good things popping out. So here’s my list:

  • Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • Miike Snow – Miike Snow
  • Gossip – Music for Men
  • The Decemberists – The Hazards of Love
  • Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs –  It’s Blitz!
  • Jay Farrar and Benjamin Gibbard – One Fast Move or I’m Gone: Kerouac’s Big Sur
  • Röyksopp – Junior
  • Silversun Pickups – Swoon
  • Metric – Fantasies
  • The Legendary Tigerman – Femina
  • Passion Pit – Manners
  • Atlas Sound – Logos
  • Brakes – Touchdown
  • Marcelo Camelo – Sou
  • Lhasa – Lhasa
  • The xx – xx
  • Girls – Album
  • White Lies – To Lose My Life
  • La Roux – La Roux
  • Sparklehorse – Dark Night of the Soul
  • Yuksek – Away From The Sea
  • The Horrors – Primary Colours
  • dR.estranhoamor – os crimes de dR.estranhoamor e outras estórias

Oh no! It’s that time of the year… my favorite records of 2008

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2008 was the year of making lists, lists about everything, list until you drop!
Making a list has become the favorite task of bloggers who want to show up on Digg… but I still have to do this one. I do this “favorite albums of year” thing for future reference. I just go to my Last.fm profile, check out the albums that got more rotation on my playlist and sort’em out by relevance. So here it is:

  • Sigur Rós : Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust
  • Hot Chip : Made In The Dark
  • Vampire Weekend : Vampire Weekend
  • MGMT : Oracular Spectacular
  • Blood Red Shoes : Box of Secrets
  • Ra Ra Riot : The Rhumb Line
  • Kings of Leon : Only By The Night
  • Cut Copy : In Ghost Colours
  • Crystal Castles : Crystal Castles
  • The Black Ghosts : The Black Ghosts
  • Little Joy : Little Joy
  • Does It Offend You, Yeah? : You Have No Idea What You’re Getting Yourself Into
  • Nine Inch Nails : The Slip
  • Aaron Thomas : Follow The Elephants
  • Cold War Kids : Loyalty to Loyalty
  • Hercules And Love Affair – Hercules And Love Affair
  • Late of the Pier : Fantasy Black Channel
  • Portishead – Third
  • The Raconteurs : Consolers Of The Lonely
  • Jenny Lewis : Acid Tongue
  • Foals : Antidotes
  • Spiritualized : Songs in A&E
  • You Say Party! We Say Die! : Lose All Time
  • Santogold : Santogold
  • Fucked Up – Chemistry Of Common Life

I should make a mixtape of my favourite songs…