Top Albums of 2009

RankAll Time
1 184 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
2 304 The xx xx Dream Pop, Indie Pop
3 434 Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Indie Folk, Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop
4 595 Dirty Projectors Bitte Orca Art Pop, Indie Pop, Progressive Pop
5 626 Fever Ray Fever Ray Art Pop, Electropop, Synthpop
6 627 Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Indie Pop
7 801 Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Alternative Dance, Indie Pop, Indie Rock
8 803 The Horrors Primary Colours Post-Punk Revival, Shoegaze
9 872 Fuck Buttons Tarot Sport Electronic, Neo-Psychedelia
10 996 The Antlers Hospice Indie Rock
11 1034 Wild Beasts Two Dancers Art Rock, Indie Pop, Indie Rock
12 1035 The Flaming Lips Embryonic Experimental Rock, Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop
13 1040 Bill Callahan Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
14 1183 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II Hardcore Hip Hop
15 1343 Girls Album Indie Pop, Indie Rock
16 1586 Arctic Monkeys Humbug Indie Rock
17 1620 Bat for Lashes Two Suns Art Pop
18 1711 St. Vincent Actor Indie Pop
19 1739 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Twee Pop
20 1844 Mastodon Crack the Skye Progressive Metal
21 1860 Mos Def The Ecstatic Hip Hop
22 1873 Florence + The Machine Lungs Art Pop, Indie Pop
23 1875 Wilco Wilco (The Album) Indie Pop, Indie Rock
24 1975 Antony and The Johnsons The Crying Light Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
25 2059 Japandroids Post-Nothing Indie Rock, Noise Rock
26 2088 Sunn O))) Monoliths And Dimensions Drone, Drone Metal
27 2132 Neko Case Middle Cyclone Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
28 2189 Manic Street Preachers Journal for Plague Lovers Alternative Rock
29 2337 Lady Gaga The Fame Monster Dance-Pop, Electropop
30 2387 Richard Hawley Truelove's Gutter Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
31 2500 Atlas Sound Logos Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
32 2516 Passion Pit Manners Indie Pop, Indietronica
33 2619 Tinariwen Imidiwan: Companions Tishoumaren
34 2782 Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
35 2806 Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career Twee Pop
36 2886 Sonic Youth The Eternal Alternative Rock
37 2892 Peter Doherty Grace/Wastelands Acoustic Rock, Singer/Songwriter

Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Monsters of Folk Monsters of Folk Folk Rock, Indie Folk
Leonard Cohen Live in London Singer/Songwriter
HEALTH Get Color Experimental Rock, Noise Rock
Yo La Tengo Popular Songs Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Jay-Z The Blueprint 3 Hip Hop
Dinosaur Jr. Farm Indie Rock
Micachu and The Shapes Jewellery Art Pop, Indie Pop, Noise Pop
Baroness Blue Record Progressive Metal, Sludge Metal
The Avett Brothers I and Love and You Alt-Country, Americana, Folk Pop
The Decemberists The Hazards of Love Indie Rock
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night Contemporary R&B, Neo-Soul
DM Stith Heavy Ghost Chamber Folk, Psychedelic Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Converge Axe to Fall Metalcore
Bob Dylan Together Through Life Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Andrew Bird Noble Beast Chamber Pop, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
The Big Pink A Brief History of Love Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
La Roux La Roux Electropop, Synthpop
Dead Weather Horehound Blues Rock, Garage Rock Revival
Future of the Left Travels with Myself and Another Alternative Rock, Post-Hardcore
Super Furry Animals Dark Days/Light Years Indie Rock, Progressive Pop
White Denim Fits Psychedelic Rock
Pearl Jam Backspacer Alternative Rock
Mount Eerie Wind's Poem Avant-Folk, Lo-Fi Indie, Singer/Songwriter
The Low Anthem Oh My God, Charlie Darwin Contemporary Folk
Memory Tapes Seek Magic Chillwave
Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi Jazz, New Orleans R&B
The Thermals Now We Can See Indie Rock, Punk Rock
Miranda Lambert Revolution Contemporary Country