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WXDU Top 100 of 2009

Thanks to everyone who tuned in and helped make our Top 100 countdown so successful!  In case you missed the show, here's the full list of our top albums and compilations of 2009.

Top 100 albums:

1.    The Clean...Mister Pop...Merge
2.    Animal Collective...Merriweather Post Pavilion...Domino
3.    Yo La Tengo...Popular Songs...Matador
4.    Generationals...Con Law...Park the Van
5.    Dexter Romweber Duo...Ruins of Berlin...Bloodshot
6.    Violet Vector and the Lovely Lovelies...EP II...Color Wheel
7.    Pants Yell!...Received Pronounciation...Slumberland
8.    Andrew Bird...Noble Beast...Fat Possum
9.    CoCoComa...Things Are Not Right...Goner
10.    Yelle...Pop-Up...Source Etc.
11.    Megafaun...Gather, Form & Fly...Hometapes
12.    Sonic Youth...The Eternal...Matador
13.    Neko Case...Middle Cyclone...Anti-
14.    King Kahn & the Shrines...What Is?!...Vice
15.    Hugo Filho...Paraibo...Shadoks
16.    Bowerbirds...Upper Air...Dead Oceans
17.    Volcano Suns...The Bright Orange Years...Merge
18.    The XX...The XX...XL
19.    Nous Non Plus...Menagerie...Aeronaut Records
20.    Girls...Album...True Panther
21.    Cotton Jones...Paranoid Cocoon...Suicide Squeeze
22.    AC Newman...Get Guilty...Matador
23.    Western Civ...Shower the People You Love with Gold...s/r
24.    The Oranges Band...The Oranges Band are Invisible...S/R
25.    Jay Reatard...Watch Me Fall...Matador
26.    The Gourds...Haymaker!...Yep Roc
27.    Mountain Goats...The Life of the World to Come...4AD
28.    Los Amigos Invisibles...Commercial...Nacional
29.    Inner Space...Agilok & Blubbo...Wah Wah
30.    Deerhunter...Weird Era Cont....Kranky
31.    Wicked Witch...Chaos: 1978-86...Em
32.    U.S....Music With Funkadelic...Westbound
33.    Son Volt...American Central Dust...Rounder
34.    Parts & Labor...Receivers...Brah
35.    Novalima...Coba Coba...Cumbancha
36.    Modern Skirts...all of us in our night...s/r
37.    Au Revoir Simone...Still Night, Still Light...Our Secret Record Company
38.    Wye Oak...The Knot...Merge
39.    Vivian Girls...Everything Goes Wrong...In the Red
40.    North Elementary...Not for Everyone Just for You...Eskimo Kiss
41.    Los Fabulosos Cadillacs...La Luz del Ritmo...Nacional
42.    Kurt Vile...Childish Prodigy...Matador
43.    Francoiz Breut...A l'Auvigiette...Groove Attack
44.    Dexter Romweber & the New Romans...Night Tide...s/r
45.    Dent May...The Good Feeling Music of......Paw Tracks
46.    David Byrne & Brian Eno...Everything that Happens Will Happen Today...Nonesuch
47.    Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou ...The Vodoun Effect: Funk of Sato from Benin's Obscure Labels, 1972-1975...Analogue Africa
48.    Mission of Burma...The Sound the Speed the Light...Matador
49.    Camera Obscura...My Maudlin Career...4AD
50.    Big Star...Keep an Eye on the Sky...Rhino/Ardent
51.    Ann Peebles...The Handwriting is on the Wall...Hi/Fat Possum
52.    Wooden Shjips...Dos...Holy Mountain
53.    Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel...Willie and the Wheel...Bismeaux Records
54.    The Howlies...Trippin' With Howlies...Over Under
55.    Soft Company...EP...s/r
56.    Reigning Sound...Love and Curses...In the Red
57.    Polvo...In Prism...Merge
58.    M. Ward...Hold Time...Merge
59.    Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions...Through the Devil Softly...Nettwerk
60.    Great Lake Swimmers...Lost Channels...Nettwerk
61.    Fever Ray...Fever Ray...Mute
62.    Blank Dogs...Under and Under...In the Red
63.    Strange Boys...And Girls Club...In the Red
64.    Starlight Mints...Change Remains...Barsuk
65.    Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada...Coconut Rock...ESL
66.    Mayer Hawthorne...A Strange Arrangement...Stones Throw
67.    Gui Boratto...Take My Breath Away...Kompakt
68.    Grizzly Bear...Veckatimest...Warp
69.    Elder Utah Smith...I Got Two Wings: Incedents and Anecdotes of the The Two-Winged Preacher and Electric Guitar Evangelist...CaseQuarter
70.    Des Ark...WXDU Vol. 2...s/r
71.    Condo Fucks...Fuckbook...Matador
72.    Cold Cave...Love Comes Close...Matador
73.    Clientele...Bonfires on the Heath...Merge
74.    CFCF...Continent...Paper Bag
75.    Billy Sugarfix...Summer Tempests...Pox World Empire
76.    24-Carat Black...Gone: the Promises of Yesterday...Numero Group
77.    Wheels on Fire...Get Famous!...Big Legal Mess
78.    Times New Viking...Born Again Revisited...Matador
79.    The Magic Mixture...This is the Magic Mixture...Sunbeam
80.    Spider Bags...Goodbye Cruel World, Hello Crueler World...Birdman
81.    Omar Souleyman...Dabke 2020...Sublime Frequencies
82.    Obits...I Blame You...Sub Pop
83.    Kante Manfila & Sorry Bamba...Clash Mandingue...Oriki
84.    Grand Archives...Keep in Mind Frankenstein...Sub Pop
85.    God Help the Girl...God Help the Girl...Matador
86.    Buddy & Julie MIller...Written in Chalk...New West
87.    Black Hollies...Softly Towards the Light...Ernest Jenning
88.    Bishop Allen...Grrr......Dead Oceans
89.    Avett Brothers...I and Love and You...American
90.    Thomas Function...In the Valley of Sickness...Fat Possum
91.    The Kingsbury Manx...Ascenseur Ouvert!...Odessa
92.    Slavic Soul Party!...Taektron...Barbès
93.    Picture Plane...Dark Rift...Lovepump United
94.    Os Mutantes...Haih...ou Amortecedor......Anti-
95.    Nickodemus...Sun People...ESL
96.    Mos Def...The Ecstatic...Downtown
97.    Lotus Plaza...the Floodlight Collective...Kranky
98.    Cave Singers...Welcome Joy...Matador
99.    Beirut...March of the Zapotec...Pompeii
100.    Antony & the Johnsons...The Crying Light...Secretly Canadian

Top 20 Compilations:
1.    Various Artists...Welcome to the Party...Jazzman
2.    Various Artists...Destroy That Boy! More Girls with Guitars...Ace
3.    Various Artists...Le Pop: Les Filles...Groove Attack
4.    Various Artists...Picadilly Sunshine Pt. 1...Past & Present
5.    Various Artists...Vile Vinyl Volume 1...Past & Present
6.    Various Artists...Eccentric Soul: the Young Disciples...Numero Group
7.    Various Artists...An Outbreak of Twangin': Phantom Guitars Vol. 2...Psychic Circle
8.    Various Artists...D-Funk: Funk, Disco, & Boogie Grooves from Germany 1972-2002...Marina
9.    Various Artists...Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, cumbia tropical & calypso funk on the isthmus, 1967-77...Soundway
10.    Various Artists...African Scream Contest: Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds from Benin & Togo 70s...Analog Africa
11.    Various Artists...Score! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers!...Merge
12.    Various Artists...Mindexpanders Vol. 1...Past & Present
13.    Various Artists...Modesty Blaise: Cheesy Pop for the Connoisseur...Past & Present
14.    Various Artists...Best of Kayden & Merben Records...Funkadelphia
15.    Various Artists...Compulation Volume 3...Pox World Empire
16.    Various Artists...Titan: It's All Pop!...Numero Group
17.    Various Artists...Messthetics #106...Hyped to Death
18.    Various Artists...Tobacco A-Go-Go vol. 3: 60s Music in North Carolina...Blue Mold Records
19.    Various Artists...The Sound of Wonder!...B-Music/Finders Keepers
20.    Various Artists...Well Hung Vol. 1...Finders Keepers