XLR8R Buyers' Guide to Dreamin' 2K9
If you're still feeling hopped up after getting
jacked, bubbled, bumped, and tripped-out, then let this, the last of XLR8R's Buyers' Guides to our favorite music of 2009, usher in those warm, fuzzy sensations, tender as the night. Whether it's the come-down hours of a killer holiday party, or you're just looking to get slinky and sleazy, this one's a certified winner.
Tomasz Bednarczyk Let's Make Better Mistakes Tomorrow [Buy] ( 12k)
Listen: "The Sketch"
Cold Cave Love Comes Close [Buy] ( Heartworm Press/ Matador)
Listen: "Love Comes Close"
Delorean Ayrton Senna EP [Buy] ( Fool House France)
Intrusion Seduction of Silence [Buy] ( Echospace)
Listen: "Little Angel"
Junior Boys Begone Dull Care [Buy] ( Domino)
Listen: "Parallel Lines"
Mount Kimbie Sketch on Glass [Buy] ( Hot Flush)
Listen: "Sketch on Glass"
Nite Jewel Good Evening [Buy] ( Human Ear Music)
Listen: "What Did He Say"
Nudge As Good As Gone [Buy] ( Kranky)
Listen: "Burns Blue"
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Pains of Being Pure at Heart [Buy] ( Slumberland)
Listen: "Everything With You"
Pictureplane Dark Rift [Buy] ( Lovepump United)
Listen: "Goth Star"
Telepathe Dance Mother [Buy] ( IAMSOUND)
Listen: "So Fine"
Tin Man Cool Wave [Buy] ( Cheap)
Listen: "Constant Confusion"
Brock Van Wey White Clouds Drift On and On [Buy] ( Echospace)
Listen: "White Clouds Drift On and On"
V/A The Grandfather Paradox (Compiled and mixed by Henrik Schwarz / Âme / Dixon) [Buy] ( BBE)
Listen: Cymande - "For Baby Oh"
Warpaint Exquisite Corpse [Buy] ( Manimal Vinyl)
Listen: "Billie Holiday"
Washed Out Life of Leisure [Buy] ( Mexican Summer)
Listen: "Feel It All Around"
WHY? Eskimo Snow [Buy] ( Anticon)
Listen: "This Blackest Purse"
The xx S/T [Buy] ( Young Turks)
Listen: "Basic Space"