Friday, January 22, 2010

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Podcast #21

New strategy for the new year. Captain Uli and Pots attempt to kick out a podcast for every Revolver new release street date. Ambitious indeed. Revolver USA's Podcast 21 features all new releases coming out on Street Date January 19, 2010 : Thee Oh Sees, Kevin Barker, Nurse With Wound, Bill Fay, Worm Ouroboros, Whourkr, Good For Cows and a warmhearted farwell to Jay Reatard. 22 minutes & 46 seconds of awesomeness. You can stream or download an AAC file of this podcast and all other Revolver podcasts at the Revolver pod-page: http://www.midheaven.com/audio/podcast/

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Sonic Youth & Sic Alps Fillmore Photos.

Sic Alps
Fillmore
Auditorium, San Francisco, CA.
Sunday 01/10/10


Sonic Youth
Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA.
Sunday 01/10/10



Monday, January 11, 2010

Spinal Tap Axe Man Twitters About Field Music.

" We say, "Love your brother." We don't say it really, but..."

A reliable source has relayed that David St Hubbins of Spinal Tap recently twettered the following about Field Music: "They're the berries". Now that's celeb cred.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

The Critics Have Spoken - Master List Of Year End Top Ten Lists 2009 & Decade.


A HAWK AND A HACKSAW DĂ©livrance (Leaf)
New Haven Advocate 50 Nifty Records From '09
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Damon Krukowski, Damon & Naomi
#03 - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Paul Collins, Beirut
#05 - CKUT (Montreal, QC) Top 20 Global 2009

#08 - Blurt The Artists Have Spoken: Top Tens of 2009 By Damon Krukowski, Damon & Naomi
#12 - The Needle Drop Top 21 Albums Of ‘09


AKRON/FAMILY Love Is Simple (Young God
)
Eat Me Pitchfork Blog Top Albums Of The Decade


ALIENS Luna (Birdman)
#03 - Magnet Magazine’s Top 20 Albums Of 2009


ALTAR OF PLAGUES White Tomb (Profound Lore)

Noisecreep Top 10 Black Metal Records of 2009

#05 - Nashville Scene The 10 Metal Albums Most Worth Checking Out In 2009

#12 - Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal: BBG's Best Of 2009

#21 - Decibel Top 40 Albums Of 2009

AMESOEURS S/t (Profound Lore)
#06 - Amazon Editors Outstanding 2009 Albums You Might Have Missed
#08 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums of 2009
#19 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums of 2009
#95 - Amazon Editors Best Albums of 2009

APACHE Boomtown Gems (Birdman)
#16 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

AXEMEN Big Cheap Motel/Scary! Pt 3 (Siltbreeze)
Sex Is Disgusting Blog: Andy’s End Of Year List

BANHART, DEVENDRA Oh Me Oh My...The Way The Day Goes By The Sun Is Setting Dogs Are Dreaming Lovesongs Of The Christmas Spirit (Young God)
#94 - Uncut (UK) 150 Greatest Albums Of The Decade

BEIRUT Flying Club Cup (Ba Da Bing)
The Examiner (San Francisco, CA) Top 50 Albums Of The Decade
#40 - FACT Magazine 100 Best: Albums Of The Decade
#112 - Uncut 150 Greatest Albums Of The Decade

BEIRUT Gulag Orkestar (Ba Da Bing)
Amoeba Music (Hollywood CA) – Brad Schelden’s Top 100 Albums Of The Decade

BEIRUT March of the Zapotec (Pompeii Records)
“The Concubine" Better Propaganda Favorite Music Videos Of 2009
#01 - Blurt 2009 In Review
#04 - FREEwilliamsburg Our Favorite EPs Released In 2009
#15 - Butch Slap Best 30 Albums Of 2009
#21 - NPR All Songs Considered Listeners Pick The Year's Best Music
#26 - “My Night With the Prostitute From Marseilles” Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs Top 50 Songs Of 2009

BIKE FOR THREE More Heart Than Brains (Anticon)
Flavorpill's 10 Most Underrated Albums Of 2009

BIZZY B Retrospective (Planet Mu)
The Wire UK 2009 Rewind Genre Charts Reissues A-Z

BLACK DEVIL DISCO CLUB Strange New World of Bernard Fevre (Lo Recordings)
Cosmic Disco (UK) Best Albums Of 2009

BLACK DICE Creature Comforts (DFA)
Eat Me Pitchfork Blog Top Albums Of The Decade

BLACK METEORIC STAR Death Tunnel 12” (DFA)
#04 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009

BLACK METEORIC STAR Domminatron 12” (DFA)
#06 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009

BLACK METEORIC STAR Dream Catcher 12” (DFA)
#01 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009

BLACK METEORIC STAR S/t (DFA)
#13 - Resident Advisor Top 20 Albums Of 2009
#38 - Fact Top 40 Albums Of 2009

BLACKSHAW, JAMES The Glass Bead Game (Young God)
AllMusic Favorite Folk Albums of 2009
#04 - Culture Catch Best New Rock & Electronic Albums of 2009
#09 - The Reverb Best of 2009: Michael Behrenhausen, Contributing Writer
#11 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums
#11 - Swan Fungus The Top 100 Albums Of 2009
#14 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100
#35 - In League With Paton Blog The 100 Best Albums Of 2009

BLANK DOGS Waiting on 7” (In The Red)
7inches 2009 In 7"s

BLANK DOGS Under and Under (In The Red)
Blurt Revenge of the Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Jonah Flicker: Albums
#09 - AgitReader.com Best Of 2009
#15 - Culture Catch Best New Rock & Electronic Albums Of 2009
#15 - FACT Magazine Top 40 Best Albums Of 2009
#18 - KUSF (San Francisco CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#25 - "Tin Birds” FACT Magazine 100 Best: Tracks Of 2009
#30 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums
#30 - “Open/Shut” Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs Top 50 Songs Of 2009

KEVIN BLECHDOM Gentlemania (Sonig)
#75 “Gravity" Amazon Editors Best Songs Of 2009

BLUES CONTROL Local Flavor (Siltbreeze)
Scout Magazine Zulu Report: Staff Top 10 Picks For The Very Best Music Of 2009
Roots Music: Liz B’s Top Picks From 2009
SF WEEKLY Jennifer Maerz Let's Get Killed's Top Albums Of 2009
“Tangiers” WLJS Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
WFMU Brian Turner's Fave Sounds of 2009
#03 - Seattle Stranger Dave Segal’s Top 10 Albums Of 2009
#10 - Biomusicosphy 2009 Favorite Albums
#18 - Tiny Mix Tapes Favorite 50 Albums Of 2009
#20 - "On Through The Night” Rose Quarts Blog Top 20 Songs Of 2009
#35 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums
#68 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

BOB LOG III My Shit Is Perfect (Birdman)
#17 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts

BOREDOMS Vision Creative Newsun (Birdman)
#54 - FACT Magazine 100 Best: Albums Of The Decade

BOSTON SPACESHIPS Zero To 99 (GBV Inc.)
#08 - Magnet Magazine’s Top 20 Albums Of 2009

BOX ELDERS Alice and Friends (Goner Records)
Bend Bullitin.com Best National Releases Of 2009
The Great Pumpkin: Jaill’s Best Of 2009
“2012” WLJS Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#05 - The Reader (Omaha, NE) Tim McMahan 10 Favorite Albums Of ’09
#06 - Primitive Urge Blog Best Of 2009
#07 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts
#09 - Matador Artists, Staff And Associates Remember 2009: James McNew, Yo La Tengo
#09 - Side One:Track One Top 10 Of 2009
#10 - The Deaf Left Ear Best Of 2009 - Caitlin Balch
#14 - Fifteen Albums, Songs That Defined 2009 for Paste's Web Editor
#31 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles of 2009
#35 - KDVS (Davis, CA) Top 90.3 for Fall 2009
#88 - CKUT (Montreal, QC) Top 100 Of 2009

BRACKLES LHC (Planet Mu)
iTunes Rewind 2009: Electronic Best Singles
#49 - Boomkat Top 100 Singles Of 2009

BRILLIANT COLORS Introducing (Slumberland)
Roots Music: Liz B’s Top Picks from 2009
#10 - Blurt The Artists Have Spoken: Top Tens Of 2009 By Vivian Girls
#10 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009

CAUSE CO-MOTION! It's Time! (Slumberland)
#26 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

CHAP Omo/Chap Split (Loaf)
“Well Done You” Drowned In Sound Singles Of The Year 2009

CHEAP TIME Woodland Drive 7” (In The Red)
7inches 2009 In 7"s
Sex Is Disgusting Blog: Merida’s End Of Year List
#22 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Singles Charts

CHRISTMAS ISLAND Blackout Summer (In The Red)
Raven Sings The Blues Best of 2009
Sex Is Disgusting Blog: Merida’s End Of Year List “Red Island”
WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best of 2009


COBALT Gin (Profond Lore)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Mike Hill of Tombs Top Ten for 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Grim Kim Presents: An Arbitrary Collection of Twenty Awesome Records That Should Have Been on Everyone's List Instead of Fucking Mastodon
iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Metal Albums

Metal Runs In My Veins Blog Best Of The Year: 2009
Noisecreep Top 10 Black Metal Records Of 2009

#01 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums Of 2009
#02 - Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal: BBG's Best Of 2009
#02 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009

COCOCOMA Things Are Not All Right (Goner)
“Suspicious” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best of 2009
#10 - Fifteen Albums, Songs That Defined 2009 For Paste's Web Editor
#15 - Bill Raid Blog Best Of 2009
#68 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009
#84 - KDVS Top 90.3 For Fall 2009

COLOSSAL YES Charlemagne’s Big Thaw (Ba Da Bing)
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Dan Bejar, Destroyer

CRAZY DREAMS BAND S/t (Holy Mountain)
#04 - About.com Best Albums Of 2009

CRYSTAL STILTS Love Is A Wave (Slumberland)
#02 - The Finest Kiss Singles Of the Year, The Top 40 Countdown
#02 - The Needle Drop Best EPs / Singles Of 2009
#03 - Tiny Mix Tapes "Chocolate Grinder" Best of 2009 Mixtape
#11 - Skatterbrain's Top Songs of 2009: Vol. 1

CRYSTAL STILTS Alight Of Night (Slumberland)
#40 - NME Top 50 Albums Of 2009

CURRENT 93 Aleph at Hallucinatory Mountain (Coptic Cat)
#02 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums
#02 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Artist of the Year

EAT SKULL Wild and Inside (Siltbreeze)
Flavorpill's 10 Most Underrated Albums Of 2009
“Stick to the Formula” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across The Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#01 - Brontosonix Blog The Best Of 2009 Uncovered
#04 - AgitReader.com Best Of 2009
#06 - Impose Magazine 50 Best Of 2009
#08 - Crawdaddy Magazine Michael Harkin’s Top 10
#09 - "Heaven’s Stranger” Rose Quarts Blog Top 20 Songs Of 2009
#11 - Dusted writers Best of 2009: Jack O'Connell
#15 - “Stick to the Formula” Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs Top 50 Songs Of 2009

EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING Primary Colours (Goner)
#42 - I Rock Cleveland's Top 100 Albums of the Aughties

EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING S/t (Goner)
#07 - WFMU Joe Belock’s 20 More Top 10 Records For 2009

FALTY DL Love Is Liability (Planet Mu)
Blurt Revenge Of The Writers: Best & Worst Of 2009 - Dominic Umile: Albums
#53 - Popmatters Best 60 Albums Of 2009

FERRARO, JAMES Discovery (Holy Mountain)
#01 - Seattle Stranger Dave Segal’s Top 10 Albums Of 2009

FIELD MUSIC S/t (Memphis Industries)
#39 - The Times (UK) 100 Best Pop Albums of the Decade
#81 - NME Top 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade

FLOWER-CORSANO DUO Four Aims (VHF)
#22 - The Wire UK Records Of The Year
#32 - Tiny Mix Tapes Favorite 50 Albums Of 2009
#36 - Soundeyet Blog 50 Favorite 2009 Albums
#87 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100
#95 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You
#96 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums

FOX, BILL Shelter from the Smoke (Scat)
Chunklet My Personal Faves For 2009: Issues
#16 - Other Music’s Best Of 2009: Top 25 Reissues

GEMMY Supligen 12” (Planet Mu)
iTunes Rewind 2009: Electronic best singles

GRIS GRIS Live At The Creamery (Birdman)
#28 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

HUNCHES Exit Dreams (In The Red)
S
ex Is Disgusting Blog: Andy’s End Of Year List Sex Is Disgusting Blog: Merida’s End Of Year List “Actors” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best of 2009
#06 - Crawdaddy Magazine Michael Harkin’s Top 10
#06 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts
#20 - AgitReader.com Best Of 2009

IMPETUOUS RITUAL Relentless Execution of Ceremonial Excrescence (Profound Lore)
#23 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums of 2009

INTELLIGENCE Fake Surfers (In The Red)
“Warm Transfers” WLJS(Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#08 - Primitive Urge Blog Best Of 2009
#25 - Cokemachineglow Top 50 Albums 2009
#13 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts
#39 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009

JACK-O & THE TENNESSEE TEARJERKERS The Disco Outlaw (Goner)
Blurt Revenge of the Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Jennifer Kelly: Albums
#01 - Noise for Zeros Blog Best Of 2009
#03 - Go Memphis Best of 2009: Top 10 Memphis Records Are Melody Of Old And New
#05 - Dusted Writers Best of 2009: Jennifer Kelly
#05 - WFMU Joe Belock’s Best Of 2009
#07 - Cahl's Juke Joint: A Rock, Blues And Jazz Blog Best Albums Of 2009

JONES, WALTER I’ll Keep On Loving You 12” (DFA)
"I'll Keep On Loving You" Cosmic Disco (UK) Best Singles Of 2009
#03 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009
#47 - “I’ll Keep On Loving You” FACT Magazine 100 Best: Tracks Of 2009

KID CONGO & THE PINK MONKEYBIRDS Dracula Boots (In The Red)
Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Best of '09: Band Lists...We Are Wolves
#38 - Rough Trade Shop Albums Of The Year

KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW Invisible Girl (In The Red)
#02 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts
#08 - The Needle Drop Top 21 Albums Of ‘09
#23 - Tiny Mix Tapes Top 25 Album Covers of 2009
#29 - Pop Tarts Suck Toasted: Best '09 Top 50
#38 - CKUT (Montreal, QC) Top 100 Of 2009
#90 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009

KRALLICE Dimensional Bleedthrough (Profound Lore)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: John Cobbett of Ludicra/Hammers Of Misfortune's Best of 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Curran Reynolds of Wetnurse's top 20 best live bands I saw in 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Hunter Hunt-Hendrix Liturgy Top 10 of 2009
iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Metal Albums

Metal Runs In My Veins Blog Best Of The Year: 2009
#01 - NPR All Songs Considered Viking's Choice: Metal And Outer Sound In '09
#08 - Nashville Scene The 10 Metal Albums Most Worth Checking Out In 2009
#08 - SciFi SoundTrack - Metal Mayhem! The Top 10 Metal Albums Of 2009
#12 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009
#17 - Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal: BBG's Best Of 2009
#18 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums of 2009
#33 - Decibel Top 40 Albums Of 2009

KYLESA Static Tensions (20 Buck Spin)
Chronic Youth Editors Pick Best Of 2009
#01 - Brooklyn Vegan The Year In Metal: BBG's Best Of 2009
#03 - Nashville Scene The 10 Metal Albums Most Worth Checking Out In 2009
#04 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009
#05 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums Of 2009
#06 - Decibel Top 40 Albums Of 2009
#06 - Pitchfork Readers Poll: Metal
#08 - Fifteen Albums, Songs That Defined 2009 For Paste's Web Editor
#10 - Bill Raid Blog Best Of 2009
#37 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You

LIECHTENSTEIN Survival Strategies In A Modern World (Slumberland)
#19 - Goin' Back Out Before The Rain Starts To Fallin' Best Of 2009 – Albums
#279 - Prefix Readers Poll Best Albums Of 2009

LITURGY Renihilation (20 Buck Spin)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Curran Reynolds of Wetnurse's top 20 best live bands I saw in 2009
"Pagan Dawn" - New York Times Notable Dispatches From the Edge of Jazz and Beyond by Editor Ben Ratliff

#09 - Matador Artists, Staff And Associates Remember 2009: Dean Bein, True Panther Sounds WFMU Brian Turner's Fave Sounds Of 2009
#10 - Impose Magazine 50 Best Of 2009
#16 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums Of 2009

LCD Soundsystem 45:33 Remixes (DFA)
Cosmic Disco (UK) Best Albums Of 2009

LCD Soundsystem S/t (DFA)
#21 - Times Online Top 100 Best Pop Albums Of The Noughties
#29 - "Losing My Edge" NME Top 100 Tracks of the Decade
#37 - "Losing My Edge" Rolling Stone 100 Best Songs Of Decade
#78 - "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House” Rolling Stone 100 Best Songs Of Decade

LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver (DFA)
The Examiner (SF) Top 50 Albums Of The Decade
VICE The 10 Greatest Albums Of The Decade
#06 - Flamethrower Top 10 albums Of The Decade
#09 - FACT Magazine 100 Best: Albums Of The Decade
#11 - NME The Top 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade
#12 - Rolling Stone 100 Best Albums Of The Decade
#14 - Stereogum Albums of the Decade 2009 Gummy Awards
#16 - Uncut 150 Greatest Albums Of The Decade
#23 - Spinner Top Artists Of The 2000s
#41 - Paste 50 Best Albums Of The Decade
#41 - "All My Friends" Rolling Stone 100 Best Songs Of Decade

LOOP A Gilded Eternity (Reactor)
#04 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Vault/Reissues
#12 - Other Music’s Best Of 2009: Top 25 Reissues


LOOP The World in Your Eyes (Reactor)
#12 - Other Music’s Best Of 2009: Top 25 Reissues
#16 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Vault/Reissues

JUAN MACLEAN The Future Will Come (DFA)
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Delorean
#03 - Pitchfork Readers Poll: Dance/Electronic LPs
#05 - Mixmag Top 50 Albums Of 2009
#09 - The A.V. Club: "Beat Connection" Top 10 Of 2009 By Writer Michaelangelo Matos
#10 - Dusted Writers Best Of 2009: Jack O'Connell
#167 - Prefix Readers Poll Best Albums Of 2009

JUAN MACLEAN Happy House 12” (DFA)
#02 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009

MAGIC KIDS Hey Boy (Goner)
#01 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Singles Charts
#03 - The Finest Kiss Singles Of The Year, The Top 40 Countdown
#13 - “Don’t Lie” Gorilla Vs. Bear Songs Of 2009
#22 - Surviving The Golden Age Blog Top 50 Songs Of 2009

MANTLES S/t (Siltbreeze)
Chunklet My Personal Faves For 2009
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
Dusted Writers Best Of 2009: Cole Goins
Fabulous Pleasure.net The Very Best Of The Bestest
The Wire UK 2009 Rewind Genre Charts Avant Rock A-Z
#01 - Weekly Tape Deck Blog Our Favorite Songs Of 2009
#03 - Grimmertown 10 Favorite Full-Length LPs Of 2009
#18 - "Don’t Lie” Rose Quarts Blog Top 20 Songs Of 2009
#23 - Gorilla Vs. Bear Albums Of 2009
#23 - KDVS Top 90.3 For Fall 2009
#27 - “Don’t Lie” Gorilla Vs. Bear Songs Of 2009

MARIACHI EL BRONX S/t (Swami Records)
“Cell Mates” Drowned In Sound Singles Of The Year 2009
#05 - Antiquiet The 10 Best Albums Of 2009
#34 - Spin Best Albums Of 2009
#42 - Q Magazine (UK) 50 Best Albums Of 2009

MUMLERS Don’t Throw Me Away (Galaxia)
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
"Don't Throw Me Away" Boston Globe writer's Top Albums Of 2009: James Reed
“Don't Throw Me Away” Tiny Mix Tapes "Chocolate Grinder" Best of 2009 Mixtape
#06 - When You Awake Top 20 Albums of 2009

MOORE BROTHERS Aptos (American Dust)
New Haven Advocate 50 Nifty Records From '09

MYSTERY GIRLS Incontinopia (In The Red)
#15 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009
#20 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

OCTOPUS PROJECT Golden Beds EP (Peek-A-Boo)
#181 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009
#84 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles of 2009

THEE OH SEES Help (In The Red)
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
Roots Music: Liz B’s Top Picks From 2009
SF WEEKLY Jennifer Maerz Let's Get Killed's Top Albums Of 2009
“I Can't Get No” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#01 - Impose Magazine 50 Best Of 2009
#01 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#01 - WFMU Joe Belock’s 20 More Top 10 Records For 2009
#02 - Primitive Urge Blog Best Of 2009
#09 - Crawdaddy Magazine Michael Harkin’s Top 10
#15 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You
#21 - Biomusicosphy 2009 Favorite Albums
#46 - Swan Fungus The Top 100 Albums Of 2009
#74 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART Higher Than The Stars EP (Slumberland)

#09 - The Needle Drop Best EPs / Singles Of 2009
#132 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART S/t (Slumberland)
AMOEBA MUSIC – Brad Schelden’s Top 100 Albums Of The Decade
Aquarium Drunkard 209 Year In Review Blurt Revenge Of The Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Zachary Bloom: Best New Artists
Blurt Revenge Of The Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Steve Klinge: Albums
"Young Adult Friction" Better Propaganda Top MP3s or 2009
Chromewaves Favourite Albums Of 2009
Earfarm.com Best Bands Of 2009
iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Alternative Albums
Fabulous Pleasure.net The Very Best Of The Bestest
New Haven Advocate 50 Nifty Records From '09
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Health
#01 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums
#02 - About.com Breakout Band Of 2009
#02 - AgitReader.com Best Of 2009
#02 - Magnet Magazine’s Top 20 Albums Of 2009
#03 - Amazon Editors Best Alternative & Indie Rock Of 2009
#04 - Amazon Editors Best Albums Of 2009
#04 - Butch Slap Best 30 Albums Of 2009
#05 - The Needle Drop Top 21 Albums Of ‘09
#05 - Pitchfork Readers Poll: Best New Artist
#05 - PopMatters Best Indie Pop Of 2009
#05 - Rough Trade Shop Albums Of The Year
#05 - Stereogum Best New Act 2009 Gummy Awards
#06 - Exclaim! "Pop Rocks" 2009 Best Pop Albums
#07 - KROQ (Los Angles, CA) Blog Top 10 Albums Of 2009
#08 - Bigmouth Strikes Again My Top Albums Of 2009
#09 - The Reverb Best Of 2009: Ricardo Baca Denver Post Pop Music Critic / Reverb Co-Editor
#09 - RoberAwards.com 30 Best Albums Of 2009
#09 - Urban Outfitters.com Top 15 Albums The Best Music Of 2009
#10 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009
#11 - Pop Tarts Suck Toasted: Best '09 Top 50
#13 - FREEwilliamsburg The Top 40 - Our Favorite Albums Of 2009
#13 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009
#13 - Pitchfork Readers Poll: Overall
#14 - Cokemachineglow Top 50 Albums 2009
#15 - NME Top 50 Albums Of 2009
#19 - The A.V. Club Top 25 Albums Of 2009
#19 - Other Music’s Best Of 2009: Top 25 New Releases
#19 - Pitchfork Staff Top 50 Albums Of 2009
#19 - "Young Adult Friction" Pop Tarts Suck Toasted "Best of '09: Top 50 Singles"
#20 - Popmatters Best 60 Albums Of 2009
#20 - Stereogum Best Album 2009 Gummy Awards
#23 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums of 2009
#24 - "Young Adult Friction" Pitchfork Readers Poll: Song of the year
#31 - Amazon Best Albums Of 2009 #36 - Drowned In Sound Top 50 Albums Of 2009
#44 - "Teenager In Love" Amazon Editors Best Songs Of 2009
#48 - "Stay Alive" Music For Kids Who Can't Read Good Top 50 Songs Of 2009
#88 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009


PANTS YELL! Received Pronunciation (Slumberland)
#01 - Pitchfork Guest List: Best Of 2009 By The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
#41 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums

PAPERCUTS You Can Have What You Want (Gnomonsong)
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
New Haven Advocate 50 Nifty Records From '09
#06 - Musical Pairing Top Ten Indie Rock Albums Of 2009
#06 - The Needle Drop Top 21 Albums Of ‘09
#10 - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Fool’s Gold
#12 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums
#19 - Butch Slap Best 30 Albums Of 2009
#19 - Skeleton Crew Quarterly Top 20 Albums Of 2009
#26 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009
#30 - "Future Primitive” Stereogum's Top 50 Downloaded MP3s Of 2009
#43 - Cahl's Juke Joint: A Rock, Blues And Jazz Blog Best Albums Of 2009

PAYNE, ADAM Organ (Holy Mountain)
#98 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100

PORTAL Swarth (Profound Lore)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Matt Martinez (Landmine Marathon) Top Ten Records that I enjoyed in 2009
iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Metal Albums

Metal Runs In My Veins Blog Best Of The Year: 2009
#25 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009

PYLON More Chomp (DFA)
Blurt Revenge Of The Writers: Best & Worst Of 2009 - Fred Mills: Reissues
Chunklet My Personal Faves For 2009: Issues
#40 - FACT Magazie 40 Best: Reissues / Compilations Of 2009

RAPTURE Echoes (DFA)
#06 - "House of Jealous Lovers" NME Top 100 Tracks Of The Decade
#24 - Uncut 150 Greatest Albums Of The Decade
#25 - NME The Top 100 Greatest Albums Of The Decade
#53 - "House of Jealous Lovers" Rolling Stone 100 Best Songs Of Decade

RATAS DEL VATICANO Mocosos Pateticos (Siltbreeze)
Sex Is Disgusting Blog: Andy’s End Of Year List

REIGNING SOUND Time Bomb High School (In The Red)
The A.V. Club Best of the Decade

REIGNING SOUND
Love and Curses (In The Red)
Blurt Revenge of the Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 – Stephen Deusner: Albums
The Great Pumpkin: Jaill’s Best Of 2009
#01 - WFMU Joe Belock’s Best Of 2009
#10 - Matador Artists, Staff And Associates Remember 2009: James McNew, Yo La Tengo
#15 - Cahl's Juke Joint: A Rock, Blues And Jazz Blog Best Albums Of 2009
#15 - Fifteen Albums, Songs That Defined 2009 For Paste's Web Editor
#21 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100
#30 - Blurt 2009 In Review
#73 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#75 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009

ROSE, FRANKIE Thee Only One (Slumberland)
#23 - Cahl's Juke Joint: A Rock, Blues And Jazz Blog Best Albums Of 2009
#23 - The Finest Kiss Singles Of The Year, The Top 40 Countdown

ROSE, JACK & THE BLACK TWIG PICKERS (VHF)
#44 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums
#49 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100


SECRET CHIEFS 3 Le Mani Destre Recise Degli Ultimi Uomini (Web Of Mimicry)
#85 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You

SEELAND Tomorrow Today (Loaf)

“Captured” Drowned In Sound Singles Of The Year 2009

TY SEGALL Cents 7” (Goner)
7inches 2009 In 7"s

TY SEGALL Lemons (Goner)
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
Roots Music: Liz B’s Top Picks From 2009
Static Television Blog Bonnie's Top 10 Of 2009
#03 - Primitive Urge Blog Best Of 2009
#07 - Noise for Zeros Blog Best Of 2009
#37 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#44 - “Lovely One” Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs Top 50 Songs Of 2009

SHRINEBUILDER S/t (Neurot Recordings)
Blurt Revenge of the Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Wilson Neate: Albums
Chronic Youth Editors Pick Best Of 2009
"Pyramid of the Moon" - New York Times Notable Dispatches From the Edge of Jazz and Beyond By Editor Ben Ratliff
iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Metal Albums
#05 - Aquarian Weekly Metal Skull: The Annual Top 10 Justification
#13 - Quietus "Reductive & Subjective Albums Of The Year
#83 - Brainwashed 2009 Readers Poll - The Results: Albums
#97 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100

SIC ALPS L Mansion (Slumberland)
Raven Sings The Blues Best Singles Of 2009
“L. Mansion” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across The Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#01 - Weekly Tape Deck Blog Our Favorite Songs Of 2009, Ryan’s Picks
#13 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Singles Charts
#40 - PopMatters Top 50 Best Singles Of 2009
#34 - The Finest Kiss Singles Of The Year, The Top 40 Countdown

SOLE AND THE SKYRIDER BAND Remix Album (Anticon)
#263 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009

SONIC YOUTH Murray Street (Goofin)
#06 - Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 10 Albums Of The Decade
#56 - Uncut 150 Greatest Albums Of The Decade

SONIC YOUTH Sonic Nurse (Goofin)
The A.V. Club Best of the Decade

SPARKS Hello Young Lovers (In The Red)
The Examiner (SF) Top 50 Albums Of The Decade

STILL GOING Spaghetti Circus 12” (DFA)
"Spaghetti Circus" Cosmic Disco (UK) Best Singles Of 2009
#10 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009

STRANGE BOYS And Girls Club (In The Red)
Matador Artists, Staff And Associates Remember 2009: Brian Case, The Ponys
Raven Sings The Blues Best Of 2009
SF WEEKLY Jennifer Maerz Let's Get Killed's Top Albums Of 2009
#08 - Dusted writers Best Of 2009: Jack O'Connell
#11 - Impose Magazine 50 Best Of 2009
#15 - Fuck The Mummies Blog 2009 Albums Charts
#17 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#18 - The Needle Drop Top 21 Albums Of ‘09
#31 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums
#74 - “No Way For A Slave To Behave” FACT Magazine 100 Best: Tracks of 2009
#98 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009

TERROR DANJAH Gremlinz (The Instrumentals) (Planet Mu)

iTunes Rewind 2009: Best Electronic Albums
"Zumpi Hunter (Swindler Remix)" Pitchforks "Nine Other Essential Grime Releases of 2009
#02 - Boomkat Top 30 re-issues Of 2009
#06 - FACT Magazine 40 Best: Reissues / Compilations Of 2009

THEMSELVES Crows Down (Anticon)

The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums From 2009
#77 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009
#77 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009
#241 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009

THEMSELVES theFREEhoudinion (Anticon)
#31 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You

TROPA MACACA Sensacao Do Principio (Siltbreeze)
WFMU Brian Turner's Fave Sounds of 2009

TV GHOST S/t (In The Red)
#33 - Impose Magazine 50 Best Of 2009
#06 - Noise for Zeros Blog Best Of 2009

TYVEK S/t (Siltbreeze)
Blurt Revenge of the Writers: Best & Worst of 2009 - Jennifer Kelly: Albums
Roots Music: Liz B’s Top Picks from 2009
“Summer Things” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across The Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best of 2009

#05 - Dusted Writers Best of 2009: Jennifer Kelly
#08 - Grimmertown 10 Favorite Full-Length LPs Of 2009
#80 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009

V/A Crayon Angel: A Tribute to the Music of Judee Sill (American Dust)
#77 - Frida Hynonen "Jesus Was a Cross Maker" Pitchfork Top 100 Tracks Of 2009

JAMIE VEX’D In System Travel EP (Planet Mu)
#63 - Boomkat Top 100 Singles Of 2009

VIBERT, LUKE We Hear You (Planet Mu)
#31 - FREEwilliamsburg The Top 40 - Our Favorite Albums Of 2009

VIVIAN GIRLS Everything Goes Wrong (In The Red)
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Dean Spunt, No Age
#04 - Blurt 2009 In Review
#09 - Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
#30 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#39 - CKUT (Montreal, QC) Top 100 Of 2009
#49 - “Don’t Mention” Gorilla Vs. Bear Songs Of 2009
#54 - Rough Trade Shop Albums Of The Year
#77 - Boomkat Top 100 Albums Of 2009

VLADISLAV DELAY Tummaa (Leaf)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Ian Jacyszyn's (Castevet, Copremesis, etc) Non metal musings for 2009
#98 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You


WALKER, PETER Spanish Guitar (Birdman)
#68 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100

WHY Alopecia (Anticon)
Eat Me Pitchfork Blog Top Albums Of The Decade
#07 - East Bay Express (Berkeley/Oakland, CA) Bay Area Albums Of The Decade

WHY Eskimo Snow (Anticon)
The Bay Bridged Thirty-Two Great San Francisco Bay Area Albums from 2009
Earfarm.com Best Bands Of 2009
#09 - Flamethrower Top 10 Albums Of The Decade
#11 - Matador Artists, Staff And Associates Remember 2009: James McNew, Yo La Tengo
#13 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009
#14 - About.com Best Albums Of 2009
#21 - Captain Oblivious Blog The Cap’s Favorite Albums Of 2009
#21 - Goin' Back Out Before The Rain Starts To Fallin' Best Of 2009 – Albums
#40 - Austin Town Hall 2009 Top 50 Albums
#48 - Popmatters Best 60 Albums Of 2009
#229 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009

WOODEN SHJIPS Dos (Holy Mountain)
Pitchfork Guest List: Best Of 2009 By J Mascis, Dinosaur Jr.
#02 - Goin' Back Out Before The Rain Starts To Fallin' Best Of 2009 - Albums
#03 - PopMatters Best Psych Albums Of 2009
#08 - KUSF (San Francisco, CA) Top 90.3 Of 2009
#34 - WMBR’S (Cambridge, MA) Most Overplayed Titles Of 2009
#38 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You
#39 - KDVS (Davis, CA) Top 90.3 For Fall 2009
#49 - “Down By The Sea” PopMatters The Best Singles Of 2009
#57 - Swan Fungus The Top 100 Albums Of 2009

WOODEN SHJIPS S/t (Holy Mountain)
#18 - Rolling Stone The Best Music Of The Decade By Jarvis Cocker

WOODS Songs Of Shame (Shrimper)
Aquarium Drunkard 209 Year In Review
The Decibel Tolls The Year End List 2009
L Magazine The 30 Best Albums Of 2009
Raven Sings The Blues Best Of 2009
"Echo Lake" Tiny Mix Tapes "Chocolate Grinder" Best Of 2009 Mixtape
“To Hold” WLJS (Jacksonville, AL) Across the Dial - 12/16/09 Setlist - Best Of 2009
#01 - Captain Oblivious Blog The Cap’s Favorite Albums Of 2009
#02 - PopMatters Best Psych Albums Of 2009
#04 - Primitive Urge Blog Best Of 2009
#06 - Blurt The Artists Have Spoken: Top Tens of 2009 By Vivian Girls
#10 - Side One:Track One Top 10 of 2009
#11 - RoberAwards.com 30 Best Albums Of 2009
#12 - Goin' Back Out Before The Rain Starts To Fallin' Best Of 2009 – Albums
#15 - Pitchfork Readers Poll: Best New Artist
#17 - Uncut Magazine: Wild Mercury Sound's 2009 Top 100
#22 - Underground Bee Best CDs Of 2009
#25 - Biomusicosphy 2009 Favorite Albums
#27 - FREEwilliamsburg The Top 40 - Our Favorite Albums Of 2009
#33 - Pop Tarts Suck Toasted Top 50 Albums '09
#40 - "Death Rattle" and "Rain Gorilla Vs. Bear Songs Of 2009
#50 - Pitchfork Staff Top 50 Albums of 2009
#51 - Popmatters Best 60 Albums Of 2009
#51 - “The Dark” Said the Gramaphone Best Songs Of 2009
#73 - "Rain On” Pitchfork Top 100 Tracks Of 2009
#75 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009
#95 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009



WOUNDED LION Friendly (In The Red)
Pitchfork Guest List: Best of 2009 By Kamer Maza, Music Go Music

YACHT See Mystery Lights (DFA)
"Psychic City (Voodoo City)" Better Propaganda Top MP3s Of 2009
#01 - Goin' Back Out Before The Rain Starts To Fallin' Best Of 2009 - Albums
#04 - PopMatters Best Indie Pop Of 2009
#07 - FADER Top Billion DFA Related Records Of 2009
#27 - Pop Tarts Suck Toasted: Best '09 Top 50
#38 - Amazon Best Albums Of 2009
#48 - "Psychic City (Voodoo City)" Stereogum's Top 50 Downloaded MP3s Of 2009
#51 - Prefix Readers poll Best Albums Of 2009
#64 - KUOM (Minneapolis, MN) 77 Albums Of 2009
#74 - KVCU (Boulder, CO) Top 100 From 2009

#80 - "Psychic City (Voodoo City)" Pitchfork Top 100 Tracks Of 2009

YOB The Great Cessation (Profound Lore)
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Stavros Giannopoulos of The Atlas Moth - Top Ten Albums of 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: John Cobbett of Ludicra/Hammers Of Misfortune's Best of 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Will Fiore of Zoroaster's Top 10 of 2009
Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal Part 2: Philip Cope of Kylesa's Top 10 (well 20) Songs of 2009 Heavy Stuff "Breathing from the Shallows"
"Burning the Altar" - New York Times Notable Dispatches From the Edge of Jazz and Beyond by Editor Ben Ratliff

#01 - Aquarian Weekly Metal Skull: The Annual Top 10 Justification
#05 - Brooklyn Vegan The Year in Metal: BBG's Best Of 2009
#06 - Stereogum 30 Best Metal Albums of 2009
#11 - PopMatters Best Metal Albums Of 2009
#13 - Village Voice The 1000TimesYes Top 100: The Top 100 2009 Records Of A Guy Who Listened To More Records Than You
#16 - Decibel Top 40 Albums Of 2009

YOGA Megafauna (Holy Mountain)
#04 - Seattle Stranger Dave Segal’s Top 10 Albums Of 2009

YURA YURA TEIKOKU Hollow Me / Beautiful (DFA)
#04 - FACT Magazine 40 Best: Reissues / Compilations Of 2009
#97 - “Ohayo Mada Yaro” FACT Magazine 100 Best: Tracks Of 2009

Monday, January 04, 2010

Revolver USA Podcast #20 Is Ready.

Bang a gong, the first Revolver / Midheaven podcast of the year is ready for your enjoyment. In Podcast #20 Captain Uli and Pots-dawg bid farewell to the year '09 with some lovely tunes by: Blues Control, Flower-Corsano Duo, Pinch, Nurse With Wound, Black Meteoric Star, Summer Cats, Ty Segall, Champagne Socialists, Bad Secrets, Bloody Panda, Robert Pollard, Octopus Project, Milanese, James Curd, Spider Bags. You can stream or download an AAC file of this podcast and all other Revolver podcasts at the Revolver pod-page: http://www.midheaven.com/audio/podcast/

It also appears in the free downloads page on the newly improved Midheaven Mailorder site.

For those who track podcast updates using RSS readers, here's our feed:
http://www.midheaven.com/audio/podcast/podcast.xml

On iTunes, you can find our podcast at:
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