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PopMatters's Highest Rated Albums of 2009

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This is an ordered list of PopMatters's highest rated albums of 2009. Check out PopMatters's Year End List.

1. Brother Ali - Us

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Brother Ali - Us
September 22, 2009
Hip Hop
Score
10

2. Real Estate - Real Estate

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Real Estate - Real Estate
November 17, 2009
Lo-Fi
Score
9

3. Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts

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Oneohtrix Point Never - Rifts
November 16, 2009
Drone
Score
9

4. Jesu - Opiate Sun

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Jesu - Opiate Sun
October 27, 2009
Shoegaze
Score
9

5. Pelican - What We All Come to Need

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Pelican - What We All Come to Need
October 27, 2009
Post-Metal
Score
9

6. Russian Circles - Geneva

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Russian Circles - Geneva
October 20, 2009
Post-Rock
Score
9

7. Converge - Axe To Fall

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Converge - Axe To Fall
October 20, 2009
Metalcore
Score
9

8. Sufjan Stevens - The BQE

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Sufjan Stevens - The BQE
October 20, 2009
Modern Classical
Score
9

9. Vijay Iyer Trio - Historicity

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Vijay Iyer Trio - Historicity
October 13, 2009
Score
9

10. 2562 - Unbalance

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2562 - Unbalance
October 12, 2009
Dubstep
Score
9

11. Meshell Ndegeocello - Devil's Halo

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Meshell Ndegeocello - Devil's Halo
October 6, 2009
Soul
Score
9

12. The Clientele - Bonfires on the Heath

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The Clientele - Bonfires on the Heath
October 6, 2009
Indie Pop
Score
9

13. The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come

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The Mountain Goats - The Life of the World to Come
October 6, 2009
Indie Rock
Score
9

14. Madness - The Liberty Of Norton Folgate

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Madness - The Liberty Of Norton Folgate
September 29, 2009
Score
9

15. Circulatory System - Signal Morning

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Circulatory System - Signal Morning
September 8, 2009
Psychedelic Rock
Score
9

16. BLK JKS - After Robots

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BLK JKS - After Robots
September 8, 2009
Experimental
Score
9

17. Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring

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Chuck Prophet - Let Freedom Ring
August 26, 2009
Score
9

18. The Cave Singers - Welcome Joy

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The Cave Singers - Welcome Joy
August 18, 2009
Folk
Score
9

19. Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem

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Mount Eerie - Wind's Poem
August 18, 2009
Indie Folk
Score
9

20. Reigning Sound - Love and Curses

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Reigning Sound - Love and Curses
August 11, 2009
Score
9

21. The Minus 5 - Killingsworth

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The Minus 5 - Killingsworth
July 7, 2009
Alt-Country
Score
9

22. Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night

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Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night
July 7, 2009
Soul
Score
9

23. Florence + The Machine - Lungs

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Florence + The Machine - Lungs
July 6, 2009
Indie Pop
Score
9

24. Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer

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Sunset Rubdown - Dragonslayer
June 23, 2009
Indie Rock
Score
9

25. Rhett Miller - Rhett Miller

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Rhett Miller - Rhett Miller
June 9, 2009
Alt-Country
Score
9
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout 2009.


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