Ava Inferi - The Blood of Bacchus - Carmen, sweet Carmen, I will never get enough of her voice!
Bella Lune - Abstracted Visions - I'm a bit behind in discovering this wonderful synthpop/dreampop act with the best little girl vocals I've heard since I discovered the Cranes.
Cantata Sangui - On Rituals And Correspondence In Constructed Realities - This is very cool avant-garde metal with no guitars, only bass. It intersperses dark and light passages very effectively. I was actually caught off guard by how much I enjoyed this!
The Eden House - Smoke & Mirrors - This may be the winner of 2009 album of the year for me. A gothic supergroup of sorts featuring members of Fields of the Nephilim, NFD, and This Burning Effigy, with lovely female vocals provided by various vocalists like Monica Richards…