Best of 2009: Releases

New stuff we spun for you on WFUV in 2009, in alphabetical order.

The Best of 2009 Listener Poll Results | WFUV Staff Picks

A CampColoniaNettwerk
A.C. NewmanGet GuiltyMatador
AirLove 2Astralwerks
Alice RussellPot of GoldSix Degrees
Allen ToussaintThe Bright MississippiNonesuch
Amadou & MariamWelcome to MaliNoneusch
Amy MillanMasters of the BurialArts & Crafts
Among The Oak & AshAmong The Oak & AshVerve Forecast
Antony and the JohnsonsThe Crying LightSecretly Canadian
AnjulieAnjulieHear Music
Anna TernheimLeaving on a MaydayVerve Forecast
AsaAsaMercer Street/Downtown
Assembly of DustSome Assembly RequiredRock Ridge
The Avett BrothersI and Love and YouAmerican/Columbia
The Bacon BrothersNew Year's DayDas/Music Allies
The Bad PlusFor All I CareHeads Up
Bat For LashesTwo SunsAstralwerks
BeausoleilAlligator PurseYep Roc
Bell X1Blue Lights on the RunwayYep Roc
Ben Gibbard/Jay FarrarOne Fast Move or I'm Gone Atlantic
Ben Harper and Relentless7White Lies For Dark TimesVirgin
Ben LeeThe Rebirth of VenusNew West
Benjy FerreeCome Back to the Five and Dime Bobby Dee Bobby DeeDomino
The Black CrowesBefore the FrostSilver Arrow
Black Joe Lewis & The HoneybearsTell 'Em What Your Name IsLost Highway
Blind Boys of AlabamaDuetsSaguaro Road
Bob DylanTogether Through LifeColumbia
Bob MouldLife and TimesANTI
Bob SchneiderLovely CreaturesKirtland
Bonnie 'Prince' BillyBewareDrag City
Booker T.Potato HoleANTI
The Bottle RocketsLean ForwardBloodshot
The Boy Least Likely ToThe Law of the Playground+1
Brandi CarlileGive Up the GhostColumbia
Brendan BensonMy Old, Familiar FriendATO
Bruce HornsbyLevitateVerve
Buckwheat ZydecoLay Your Burden DownAlligator
Buddy & Julie MillerWritten in ChalkNew West
The Builders and The ButchersSalvation is a Deep Dark WellGigantic
Cage the ElephantAin't No Rest For the WickedJive
Camera ObscuraMy Maudlin Career4AD
Catie CurtisHello, StrangerCompass
Charlie MarsListen to the DarksideRockingham
Chris IsaakMr. LuckyReprise
Chris SmitherTime Stands StillSignature Sounds
Christina CourtinChristina CourtinNonesuch
Chuck ProphetLet Freedom Ring!Yep Roc
Company of ThievesOrdinary RichesWind-up
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley BandOuter SouthMerge
Cory ChiselDeath Don't Send a LetterBlack Seal/RED
Cotton JonesParanoid CocoonSuicide Squeeze
CrackerSunrise in the Land of Milk and Honey429
The DamnwellsOne Last
Dan AuerbachKeep It HidNonesuch
Dave AlvinDave Alvin and the Guilty WomenYep Roc
Dave Matthews BandBig Whiskey and the Groo Grux KingRCA
Dave Rawlings MachineA Friend of a FriendAcony
David BazanCurse Your BranchesBarsuk
David GrayDraw the LineDowntown/Mercer Street
David MeadAlmost and AlwaysCheap Lullaby
Davy Knowles & Back Door SlamComing Up For AirBlix Street
DawesNorth HillsATO
Death Cab For CutieThe Open Door EPAtlantic
The DecemberistsThe Hazards of LoveCapitol
Deer TickBorn on Flag DayPartisan
Delbert McClintonAcquired TasteNew West
Dennis DikenLate MusicCrypt Vision
Depeche ModeSounds of the UniverseCapitol
Devendra BanhartWhat Will We BeWB
Diane BirchBible BeltS-Curve
DovesKingdom of RustAstralwerks
The Duke and The KingNothing Gold Can StayRamseur
Duncan SheikWhisper HouseVictor
EelsHombre LoboVagrant
Eilen JewellSea of TearsSignature Sounds
Eleni MandellArtificial FireZedtone
Elizabeth and The CatapultTaller ChildrenVerve Forecast
Elliott BROODMountain MeadowsSix Shooter
Elvis CostelloSecret, Profane & SugarcaneHear Music
Elvis Perkins in DearlandElvis Perkins in DearlandXL
Eric Clapton and Steve WinwoodLive From Madison Square GardenReprise
Eric LindellGulf Coast HighwayAlligator
Erin McKeownHundreds of LionsRighteous Babe
EulogiesHere AnonymousDangerbird
Exene CervenkaSomewhere GoneBloodshot
FastballLittle White Lies33 and 1/3
The Felice BrothersYonder is the ClockTeam Love
FlatlandersHills and ValleysNew West
Florence & the MachineLungsUniversal/Island
Forro in the DarkLight a CandleNublu
Fruit BatsThe Ruminant BandSub Pop
Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of DreamsThe Great UnravelHigh Noon
GenerationalsCon LawPark the Van
Glenn Tilbrook & The FluffersPandemonium EnsuesKOCH
God Help the GirlGod Help the GirlMatador
GomezA New TideATO
Gov't MuleBy a ThreadEvil Teen
Grant-Lee PhillipsLittle MoonYep Roc
Great Lake SwimmersLost ChannelsNettwerk
Grizzly BearVeckatimestWarp
Guy ClarkSomedays the Song Writes YouDualtone
Harper SimonHarper SimonTulsi
Heartless BastardsThe MountainFat Possum
Hill Country RevueMake a MoveRazor & Tie
HockeyMind ChaosCapitol
Hoots and HellmouthThe Holy Open SecretMad Dragon/Ryko
Hope Sandoval & the Warm InventionsThrough the Devil SoftlyNettwerk
Ian McLaganNever Say Never00:02:59
Iggy PopPreliminariesAstralwerks
Imogen HeapEllipseRCA
Indigo GirlsPoseidon and the Bitter BugIG Recordings/Vanguard
Ingrid MichaelsonEverybodyCabin 24
Iron and WineAround the WellSub Pop
Jack JohnsonEn Concert samplerBrushfire/Universal
James MaddockSunrise on Avenue CAscend
Jason LytleYours Truly, The CommuterANTI
Jeb Loy NicholsParish BarCompass
Jenny Owen YoungsTransmitter FailureNettwerk
Jess KleinBound to LoveU.F.O.
Jesse HarrisWatching the SkyMercer Street/Secret Sun
Jill SobuleCalifornia YearsPinko
JJ CaleRoll OnRounder
Joe HenryBlood From StarsANTI
Joe RathboneMad July EPPrime Cut
John Doe & The SadiesCountry ClubYep Roc
John FogertyThe Blue Ridge Rangers Ride AgainVerve Forecast
John MayerBattle StudiesColumbia
John Wesley HardingWho Was Changed and Who Was DeadRBG/Popover
Jonah SmithLights OnVoluptuary
Jorma KaukonenRiver of TimeRed House
Joss StoneColour Me FreeVirgin
Jupiter OneSunshowerRykodisc
Justin Townes EarleMidnight at the MoviesBloodshot
Karl Denson's Tiny UniverseBrother's KeeperShanachie
Kings of ConvenienceDeclaration of DependenceAstralwerks
Kristina TrainSpilt MilkBlue Note
Langhorne SlimBe Set FreeKemado
The LemonheadsVarshonsThe End
Leonard CohenLive in LondonColumbia
Levon HelmElectric DirtVanguard
Liam Finn & Eliza JanesChampagne in SeashellsYep Roc
Lily AllenIt's Not Me, It's You Capitol
Lisa HanniganSea SewATO
LissieWhy You Runnin' EPFat Possum
Los LobosGoes DisneyWalt Disney
Los StraitjacketsThe Further Adventures of Los StraitjacketsYep Roc
Loudon Wainwright IIIHigh Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project2nd Story Sound
The Low AnthemOh My God Charlie DarwinNonesuch
Luka BloomEleven SongsBar/None
Luke Winslow-KingOld/New BabyFox on a Hill
Lyle LovettNatural ForcesLost Highway
M.WardHold TimeMerge
MadnessThe Liberty of Norton FolgateYep Roc
Mark KnopflerGet LuckyWB
Maria TaylorLadyLuckNettwerk
Melody GardotMy One and Only ThrillVerve
Miike SnowMiike SnowDowntown
The Minus 5KillingsworthYep Roc
Maia SharpEchoCrooked Crown
Madeleine PeyrouxBare BonesRounder
Magnolia Electric Co.JosephineSecretly Canadian
Marianne FaithfullEasy Come Easy GoDecca
Marshall CrenshawJaggedland429
Mason JenningsBlood of ManBrushfire
Meaghan SmithThe Cricket's QuartetWarner Bros
Meat PuppetsSewn TogetherMegaForce
Meshell NdegeocelloDevil's HaloMercer Street
Michelle ShockedSoul of My SoulMighty Sound
Mike DoughtySad Man Happy ManATO
Mindy SmithStupid LoveVanguard
Miranda Lee RichardsLight of XNettwerk
MishkaAbove the BonesJK Livin'
MobyWait For MeMute
Modest MouseNo One's First and You're Next EPEpic
Monsters of FolkMonsters of FolkShangri-La
Naomi Shelton and The Gospel QueensWhat Have You Done, My Brother?Daptone
Nat King Cole/VariousRE: GenerationsBlue Note
Neko CaseMiddle CycloneANTI
Neil YoungFork in the RoadReprise
New Riders of the Purple SageWhere I Come FromWoodstock
New York Dolls'Cause I Sez SoAtco
Norah JonesThe FallBlue Note
One EskimoOne EskimoShangri-La
Oren LavieThe Opposite Side of the SeaQuarter Past Wonderful/Adrenaline
Os MutantesHaih...ANTI
The PanicsCruel GuardsDew Process/Fontana
Patterson HoodMurdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs)Ruth St.
Paul McCartneyGood Evening New York CityHear Music
Pearl JamBackspacerMonkeywrench
Pete YornBack and FourthColumbia
Pete Yorn & Scarlett JohanssonBreak UpAtco
Peter, Bjorn and JohnLiving ThingsSony
Peter Holsapple & Chris StameyHere and NowBar/None
Peter MulveyLetters From a Flying MachineSignature Sounds
Piers FacciniTwo Grains of SandTot ou Tard
PhishJoyRed Light
PhoenixWolfgang Amadeus PhoenixGlassnote
PJ Harvey/John ParishA Woman A Man Walked ByIsland
Portugal The ManThe Satanic SatanistEqual Vision
PsappThe Camel's BackDomino
R.E.M.Live at the OlympiaWB
Raul MaloLucky OneConcord
Ray DaviesThe Kinks Choral CollectionDecca
Regina SpektorFarSire
The Revelations ft. Tre' WilliamsThe Bleeding EdgeDecision
The Revelations ft. Tre' WilliamsDeep SoulDecision
Rhett MillerRhett MillerShout!
Richard ShindellNot Far NowSignature Sounds
Richard SwiftThe Atlantic OceanSecretly Canadian
Rickie Lee JonesBalm in GileadFantasy
Robert Earl KeenThe Rose HotelLost Highway
Robyn Hitchcock & the Venus 3Goodnight OsloYep Roc
Rocco DeLucaMercyIronworks/Universal Republic
Rodrigo y Gabriela11:11 ATO
Rosanne CashThe ListManhattan
Rusted RootStereo RodeoAdrenaline
Ruthie FosterThe Truth According to Ruthie FosterBlue Corn
Sam RobertsLove at the End of the WorldZoe/Rounder
Samantha Crain & the Midnight ShiversSongs in the NightRamseur
Sarah BorgesThe Stars are OutSugar Hill
Sara WatkinsSara WatkinsNonesuch
Sea WolfWhite Water, White BloomDangerbird
Seth WalkerLeap of FaithHyena
Sheryl CrowTuesday Night Music Club (Deluxe Edition)A&M
Slaid CleavesEverything You Love Will Be Taken AwayMusic Road
Son VoltAmerican Central DustRounder
Sondre LercheHeartbeat RadioRounder
SpoonGot Nuffin EPMerge
Steve EarleTownesNew West
Steve ForbertThe Place and the Time429
Steve MartinThe Crow40 Share Productions
StingIf on a Winter's Night...Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Classical
The SubdudesFlower Petals429
Susan WernerClassics Sleeve Dog
The Swell SeasonStrict JoyANTI
Tori AmosAbnormally Attracted to SinUniversal Republic
The Tallest Man On EarthShallow GraveGravitation
Thao With the Get Down Stay DownKnow Better Learn FasterKill Rock Stars
Theresa AnderssonHummingbird, Go!Basin Street
Those DarlinsThose DarlinsOh Wow Dang
Tim EastonPorcupineNew West
Todd SniderThe Excitement PlanYep Roc
Tom WaitsGlitter and Doom LiveANTI
The Tragically HipWe Are the SameZOE/Rounder
Van MorrisonAstral Weeks: Live at the Hollywood BowlListen to the Lion/EMI
Various ArtistsDark Was The Night4AD
Various ArtistsTwilight: New Moon soundtrackAtlantic
Various ArtistsThe Village: A Celebration of the Music of Greenwich Village429
Various ArtistsWar Child: HeroesCapitol
VariousCovered, A Revolution in SoundWB
Various"Everything's Fine" soundtrackHollywood
VariousKeep Your Soul: A Tribute to Doug SahmVanguard
Vienna TengInland TerritoryZOE/Rounder
The White BuffaloHogtied Revisited 
White RabbitsIt's Frighteningtbd
WilcoWilco (The Album)Nonesuch
Will HogeThe WreckageRykodisc
Willie Nelson & Asleep at the WheelWillie and the WheelBismeaux
Willie NileHouse of a Thousand GuitarsRiver House
Willy PorterHow to Rob a BankWeasel
The Wooden BirdsMagnoliaBarsuk
WPAWorks Progress AdministrationWPA/RED
Yim YamesTribute to EPATO
Zee AviZee AviBrushfire/Universal
Zero 7Yeah GhostAtlantic