2009

Washed Out – Don’t Wanna
Washed Out – Don’t Wanna
Washed Out shares a vintage, surf-y deep cut from the High Times sessions. "Don't Wanna" is one of four previously unreleased bonus tracks that will appear on the reissue of the 2009 chillwave classic, out November 5th. Listen below, and pre-order on colored vinyl here.
EPs + Singles of 2009
EPs + Singles of 2009
Not all of the best music we heard this year was restricted to the long-player format. These are our favorite EPs + singles of '09, released in various vinyl/tape/digital formats. EPs: 01 Memory Cassette | Call & Response 7" (Acephale)      mp3: 02 Animal Collective | Fall Be Kind (Domino)03 Washed Out | Life of Leisure 12" (Mexican Summer)      mp3: 04 Dum Dum Girls | Dum Dum Girls
gorilla vs. bear’s songs of 2009
gorilla vs. bear’s songs of 2009
01 Animal Collective | My Girls02 03 White Denim | Regina Holding Hands04 Cass McCombs | You Saved My Life 05 06 07 08 Animal Collective | What Would I Want? Sky09 Grizzly Bear | Ready, Able10 11 Major Lazer | Keep It Goin Louder 12 Phoenix | Lisztomania 13 Raekwon | 10 Bricks14 15 16 17 jj | Ecstasy 18 19 Burial | Fostercare20 21 22 The Sandwitches | Kiss Your Feet23 Four Tet | Love Cry (Joy Orb
gorilla vs. bear’s albums of 2009
gorilla vs. bear’s albums of 2009
Our favorites from an exceptional year: 25 pisces | a lovely sight     mp3: 24 ganglians | monster head room     mp3: 23 the mantles | the mantles     mp3: 22 st. vincent | actor     mp3: 21 cass mccombs | catacombs     mp3: 20 atlas sound | logos     mp3: 19 washed out | high times     mp3: 18 night control | death control     mp3: 17 phoenix | wolfgang amadeus phoenix     mp3: 16 nirvana | live
2009.5
2009.5
Our favorite albums of the first half of '09: 01. grizzly bear | veckatimest01. white denim | fits03. smith westerns | smith westerns    mp3: 04. phoenix | wolfgang amadeus phoenix05. animal collective | merriweather post pavilion06. fever ray | fever ray07. night control | death control08. jj | n° 209. pisces | a lovely sight    mp3: 10. st. vincent | actor11. cass mccombs | catacombs12. various
ida maria, neon indian added to monolith 2009
ida maria, neon indian added to monolith 2009
This is shaping up to be pretty amazing, and they're only about half way done announcing the lineup, with a few huge surprises still to come. Some other highlights so far: The WalkmenMethod Man + RedmanGirl TalkM. WardThe Twilight SadHEALTHPassion PitThe ThermalsDeer TickThe Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe AntlersFrightened Rabbit mp3: Follow the Monolith Fest on twitter and/or facebook to stay u
blog radio :: most likely to succeed 2K9
blog radio :: most likely to succeed 2K9
For today's special edition of Blog Radio, Sirius asked us to count down the top 5 artists that we think are most likely to succeed in 2009. Of course, success is a relative term, so my list is essentially just the artists I look forward to hearing new material from/want to see live/expect breakout years from in '09. The Hipster Runoff radio program kicks things off at 5 PM EST on Sirius XMU, and