To tell you the truth, I don't think I buy enough records. Regardless, these are my tops music wise for 2009.
1. MARKED MEN - GHOSTS
2. SCREAMING FEMALES - POWER MOVE
3. CANADIAN RIFLE - VISIBILITY ZERO
4. ZOMBIE DOGS - LICK YR BRAINS TAPE + LIVE PERFORMANCE
5. RINGERS - HURRY UP AND WAIT
6. P.S. ELIOT - INTROVERTED ROMANCE IN OUR TROUBLED MINDS
7. TEENAGE COOL KIDS - FOREIGN LANDS
8. JOHN K. SAMSON - CITY ROUTE 85 7"
9. FATAL ERECTION - DEMO TAPE + LIVE PERFORMANCE
10. LAURA STEVENSON & THE CANS - HOLY GHOST EP
Some notable runners up:
FOREIGN OBJECTS - 7"
CLOAK/DAGGER - LOST ART
* I also posted this list over at TAKE IT SERIOUS, a message board for NYC DIY shows and happenings. If you're from the NYC area go sign up and post a top 2009 list or info about whatever shows you're booking!