Playlists of 2009—Part 1: New music favorites

I recently posted some comments on my year in music with a listing of top ten favorites (both new music and reissues/covers/live) cds released in 2009.

For years I’ve been making mix tapes of favorite tunes from my favorite albums of the year, here is my playlist of new music favorites from 2009:

E. Wayne’s Faves of 2009 (New Music)

(Track, Artist, Album)

  1. Trashed Aricraft Baby, Boston Spaceships, Zero To 99
  2. Party Time, Iggy Pop, Préliminaires
  3. Scumbag Blues, Them Crooked Vultures, Them Crooked Vultures
  4. What We Know, Sonic Youth, The Eternal
  5. You Never Know, Wilco, Wilco (The Album)
  6. We Let Her Down, Chris Isaak, Mr. Lucky
  7. Never Had Nobody Like You (Featuring Zooey Deschanel), M. Ward, Hold Time
  8. Move Along Train, Levon Helm, Electric Dirt
  9. Like A Train, Paul Burch, Still Your Man
  10. Say Please, Monsters of Folk, Monsters of Folk
  11. Avalon Or Someone Very Similar, Yo La Tengo, Popular Songs
  12. This Tornado Loves You, Neko Case, Middle Cyclone
  13. All of My Days and All of My Days Off, A.C. Newman, Get Guilty
  14. Looking Out, Brandi Carlile, Give Up the Ghost
  15. Someone Told Me, Marshall Crenshaw, Jaggedland
  16. Beyond Here Lies Nothin’, Bob Dylan, Together Through Life
  17. Sounds Like the Devil, Shemekia Copeland, Never Going Back
  18. Back Where I Started, Derek Trucks Band, Already Free
  19. Dearest Foresaken, Iron & Wine, Around the Well
  20. Where The Sun Don’t Shine, J. J. Cale, Roll On
  21. Fork In The Road, Neil Young, Fork In The Road