Tuesday, September 1, 2009

And the Nominees Are...

I thought it would be fun if I made a list here of all the albums I'm currently considering for my customary list of the top 10 records of the year...here are (some of) the nominees for 2009 (there could certainly be new contenders arising between now and December 31st):

Thrice - Beggars (likely will be #1 barring some sort of miracle)
Converge - Axe to Fall
Baroness - Blue Album
Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
Mastodon - Crack the Skye
Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
Amorphis - Skyforger
Kylesa - Static Tensions
Isis - Wavering Radiant
Dredg - The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion
Mono - Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Buried Inside - Spoils of Failure
Propagandhi - Supporting Caste
Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
Coalesce - OX
Thursday - Common Existence
The Mars Volta - Octahedron
Minsk - With Echoes in the Movement of Stone
...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of the Dead - The Century of Self
Poison the Well - The Tropic Rot
Wu Tang Clan - Chamber Music
Lucero - 1372 Overton Park
Between the Buried and Me - The Great Misdirect
Russian Circles - Geneva
Flight of the Conchords - I Told You I Was Freaky

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