According to last.fm these are the bands that I listened to most during 2009. There was only one band that was also on last years list: Ween.
1. Bishop Allen
2. Ween (1st last year)
3. Bright Eyes
4. Against Me!
5. The Apples In Stereo
6. Modest Mouse
8. The Weakerthans
9. Mates Of State
Below is a wave graph of the top artists that I listened to over the last year (click for a larger image). It’s a great way to visualize the trends in my listening habits throughout the year. And it sure is purty.
Below is a list of my most listened to songs of 2009
1. Bishop Allen – Little Black Ache full track
2. Bishop Allen – St. Ivan’s Day School full track
3. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
3. Beastie Boys – Country Mike’s Theme
4. Bishop Allen – The Rabbit full track
5. Bishop Allen – Things Are What You Make of Them
6. The Apples in Stereo – About Your Fame full track
7. Bishop Allen – Busted Heart full track
8. The Mountain Goats – No Children
9. Sia – Breathe Me
10. The Apples in Stereo – The Silvery Light of a Dream full track
Some of the best live shows I’ve seen this year include:
Tool / Widespread Panic
Jojo’s Mardi Gras Band
Last.fm is the service I use to track my listening habits. I’m always trying to discover new music so please go ahead and friend me over at last.fm.