Support
provided by:
close
 

The Best Music Of 2009

Recent The Best Music Of 2009

Robbert Bobbert is the kids' music alter ego of Apples in Stereo frontman, Robert Schneider.

December 2, 2009 The year has seen a lot of "quirky" kids' music, with entries in reggae, electronica, folk and rock.

The Antlers

December 15, 2009 The All Songs Considered producer shares songs from his favorite albums from 2009.

Au Revoir Simone primary

December 21, 2009 In the spirit of looking out for the underdogs, here are 12 great albums from lesser-known artists.

from Wye Oak art

December 24, 2009 Editor Stephen Thompson lets a single teardrop fall in a vast sea of year-end musical reflection.

Violinist Janine Jansen

December 4, 2009 This year's crop was strong for Russians, as well as a young generation of masterful musicians.

Lady Gaga

December 17, 2009 There's a lot of great music hipsters are too cool to notice. Here are 10 examples from 2009.

Gomez; A New Tide

December 8, 2009 While never quite a full-on invasion, a notable British incursion took place in music this year.

John Gorka; So Dark You See

December 10, 2009 Folk Alley attempts to sum up a diverse cross-section of the year in music, in only 10 songs.

Vijay Iyer

December 6, 2009 In 2009, young talents such as Vijay Iyer were among many who transcended the standard.

Phoenix primary art

November 30, 2009 Some of host David Dye's picks won't be new to readers, but others qualify as musical discoveries.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Podcast + RSS Feeds

Podcast RSS

  • Music
     
  • The Best Music Of 2009