The Best Music Of 2009 archive
Read Desert Rock And 21st-Century Traditions: New Sounds From Africa In 2009
December 28, 2009 – Writer Banning Eyre chooses his 10 favorite new music releases out of Africa in the past year.
Listen Viking's Choice: Metal And Outer Sound In '09
Read Best Music Of 2009, From 'Song Of The Day'
December 24, 2009 – Editor Stephen Thompson lets a single teardrop fall in a vast sea of year-end musical reflection.
Read The Year In Jazz, From WDUQ WESA
Read The Year In Blues, From KPLU KPLU
Read 2009's Top 12 New Discoveries, From KEXP KEXP
Read Hitting The Sweet Spot: Best Classical Of 2009 WGBH
Read 10 Albums You're Too Cool To Like, From KUT KUT
Read Wax Nostalgia: Hip-Hop On Vinyl In 2009
December 16, 2009 – A few great hip-hop records that came out on wax this year, and a few more that should have.
Read Egon's Favorite African Funk Reissues Of 2009
December 16, 2009 – It's been an amazing year for music, including reissues of long-lost '70s music from Africa.
Read Best Music Of 2009, From Bob Boilen
December 15, 2009 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his Top 10 favorite albums of 2009.
Read Best Music Of 2009, From Robin Hilton
December 15, 2009 – The All Songs Considered producer shares songs from his favorite albums from 2009.
Listen Discussion: The Year In Music, 2009
Read 2009: The Year Of Living Improvisationally WBGO
Read The Top 10 Folk Songs Of 2009, From Folk Alley WKSV