Here is my top list of 2009 containing albums, track and gigs.
Feel free to share your opinion!
1/ Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle
Mr. Smog made an album that surpassed all his previous efforts. A little gem with lush instrumentations, clever lyrics and a leading role for the warm voice of Bill Callahan himself.
listen to: Too Many Birds / All Thoughts are Prey to Some Beast
2/ The XX - xx
Question: what is left of The XX once you erase all the hype around them? Answer: absolutely the same! Melancholy songs drenched in fuzzy guitars and electronics. Very curious to see them live in 2010.
listen to: Crystalised
3/ Fever Ray - Fever Ray
Karin Dreijer Andersson proves that she can create haunting electronica without her brother Olof too. …