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The 60 Best Albums of 2009

PopMatters turns 20 years old this October and we're beginning to celebrate our history by taking you back in time a decade ago. Obama was in the White House and the musical times were very good indeed. Revisit 2009 through its best albums.

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Josiah Wolf: Jet Lag

Why? drummer goes solo, lays his broken heart on the line, and bores us to tears.

Jer Fairall
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Why?: 26 September 2009 - New York

Yoni Wolf entertained by dancing oddly about the stage and at times speaking to the audience about random things, things which perhaps only Wolf himself fully understood.

Rachel Brodsky
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Themselves: theFREEhoudini

"Party Rap Sucks", goes the title of one track here, but if anything this sounds like a wholly celebratory record.

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Why?: Alopecia

If Elephant Eyelash is Why?'s most upbeat work, Alopecia is its evil twin; dark, disillusioned and unrelenting, it serves as the messy breakup to Elephant Eyelash's honeymoon.

Mehan Jayasuriya
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Why?: Elephant Eyelash

With so many references to semen, suicide, and jerking off, how could this be anything but one of the best records of the year?"

Josh Berquist
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