29 Dec 2009, 23:14
Another great year despite many claiming otherwise! Not sure what scale you can compare ALL the releases of when year to all of them from another year but below are 20 amazing albums and 6 amazing singles and they alone demand the attention of my ears every single day if their full quality is to be given any justice!
As usual, split into divisions with no heirarchy within (alpha order, unless I was too tired and got it wrong!). I may be adding a best tracks bit at some point too.
Thanks as usual to everyone for the recs and pointers and general enthusiasm for music that makes me feel happy to be part of this wonderful community of nerds.
I have no idea what is going on with dubstep at the moment – for dubstep this would seem to be a good thing. The fact that it is becoming increasingly hard to pin down exactly what that word means is a testament to the sprawling landscape of musical exploration and cross-pollination that is steadily expanding from dubstep's roots. …