Plan 9's Top 9's of 2009

Gene Pembleton


Chris Kelly

Plan 9 Williamsburgg

Dinosaur Jr. - Farm

A Place to Bury Strangers - Exploding Head

Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca

Dead Weather - Horehound

Tyondai Braxton - Central Market

Former Ghosts - Fleurs

Systems Officer - Underslept

Heavy Trash - Midnight Soul Serenade

Sunny Day Real Estate - Diary (reissue)


Gene Pembleton

Plan 9’s Record Finders

Their Hearts Were Full of Spring - How I Wasted My Youth

Super Furry Animals - Dark Days/Light Years

Psapp - The Camel's Back

Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career

Theoretical Girl - Divided

Fay Hallam Trinity - 1975

The Lovely Eggs - If You Were Fruit

The Standards - Out of the Fire

The Mummers - March of the Dawn


Tim Clark

Plan 9 Charlottesville

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

DethklokDethalbum II

Prince – Lotusflow3r Lamb Of God – Wrath

Drive By Truckers – Fine Print

Patterson Hood – Murdering Oscar & Other Love Songs

Betty Davis – Is It Love Or Desire

Tori Amos – Abnormally Attracted To Sin

AssjackAssjack & Arch Enemy – Root Of All Evil (tie)


Connor Horne

Plan 9 Williamsburg

Mary Anne Hobbs presents - Wild Angels

Dinosaur Jr. - Farm

Doom (AKA Metalfingerz Doom) - Unexpected Guests

Starkey - Ephemeral Exhibits

Fever Ray - Fever Ray

Talib Kweli & Madlib - Liberation

Mos Def - The Ecstatic

Doomtree - Doomtree

Felt - Felt3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez


Chris Tracy

Plan 9 Williamsburg

Kylesa - Static Tensions

The-Dream - Love vs. Money

Isis - Wavering Radiant

Fuck Buttons - Tarot Sport

Converge - Axe To Fall

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II

Baroness - Blue Record

Pissed Jeans - King of Jeans

Polvo - In Prism


Jonathan Hodges

The Record Exchange Winston Salem NC

Steven Wilson – Insurgentes

The Prodigy - Invaders Must Die

Solillaquists of Sound - No More Heroes

Willie Isz - Georgiavania

Air - Love 2

P.O.S. - Never Better

Doves - Kingdom of Rust

Beast - Beast

Dam-Funk - Toeachizown


David Eisenman

Plan 9 Charlottesville

John ScofieldPiety Street

James Carter – Heaven On Earth

The Catholics – Inter Vivos Bungle

Allen Toussaint – The Bright Mississippi

Van Morrison – Astral Weeks Live

J.J. CaleRoll On

Kermit Ruffians – Livin’ a Treme Life

Ronnie Earl – Living In The Light

Ed PalmeroEddy Loves Frank


Samantha Merz

Plan 9 Richmond

Fall Out Boy – Folie A Deux

New Found Glory – Not Without A Fight

ParamoreBrand New Eyes

Fun.Aim & Ignite

Say Anything – Say Anything

Monsters Of Folk – Monsters Of Folk

Set Your Goals – This Will Be The Death Of Us

Daptone Records – Gold Compilation

Passion Pit – Manners


Ned Daigle

The Record Exchange Winston Salem NC

Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest

Pet Shop Boys – Yes

Antony & The JohnsonsThe Crying Light

The Prodigy – Invaders Must Die

The Bravery – Stir The Blood

Florence & The Machine – Lungs

Le Loup – Family

David Sylvain – Manafon

Manic Street Preachers – Journal For Plague Lovers


Laura O’Neill

Plan 9 Marketing Director

The GenerationalsCon Law

A Place To Bury Strangers – Exploding Head

Bat For Lashes – Two Suns

GlissDevotion Implosion

Simian Mobile Disco – Temporary Pleasure

Washed Out – Life Of Leisure EP

Paper Route – Absence

Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest

Cut Off Your Hands – You and I


Robin Allen

Plan 9 Warehouse

Rosanne Cash – List

Miranda Lambert – Revolution

BeyonceI Am Sasha Fierce

Lady Gaga – Fame Monster

Zac Brown – Foundation

Lady Antebellum – Lady Antebellum

ShakiraShe Wolf

Michael Jackson – This Is It

Pearl Jam – Basckspacer


Lauren Ginsberg

Plan 9 Charlottesville

Imogen Heap – Ellipse


Jane’s Addiction – A Cabinet Of Curiosities

Jeff BucklyGrace: Life Around The World

Imelda May – Love Tattoo

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

Morrissey – Years Of Refusal

Jello Biafra & the Guantanamo School Of Medicine – The Audacity Of Hype

Prince – Lotusflow3r


Kent Rausch

Plan 9 Williamsburg

Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There Are Mountains

Flaming Lips – Embryonic

St. VincentActor

Built To Spill – There Is No Enemy

Bear In Heaven – Beast Rest Forth Mouth

Antlers – Hospice


Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport

Rob Sheley

Plan 9 Richmond

M. Ward – Hold Time

Lily Allen – It’s Not Me It’s You

King Tuff - …Was Dead

Neko Case – Middle Cyclone

Slayer – World Painted Blood

Richard Hell – Destiny Street Repaired

Bob Mould – Life & Times

Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

Kevin Junior – Ruins


Mike Casey

Plan 9 Charlottesville

Neko Case – Middle Cyclone

Imogen Heap – Ellipse

Tori Amos – Abnormally Attracted To Sin

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

Drive By Truckers – The Fine Print

Bruce Springsteen – Working On A Dream

Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey & The Groogrux King


Immortal – All Shall Fall


Christian Binder

Plan 9 Charlottesville

Alice In Chains – Black Gives Way To Blue


Them Crooked Vultures – Them Crooked Vultures

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey & The Groogrux King

Lamb Of God – Wrath

Mastodon – Crack The Skye

Lonely IslandIncredibad

The Dead Weather – Horehound


Bob Schick

Plan 9 Indie Buyer

Coleman Hawkins - 1929-1939

Various – Very Best Of Prestige Records 60th Anniversary

Charlie ParkerSouth Of The Border

Drive By Truckers – Fine Print

Beatles – Rubber Soul (Remaster)

Various – Complete Jazz At The Philharmonic 1945-1949

King Tubby & The Dynamites – Sound System International

Dirty Projectors – Bittie Orca

Fela KutiBest Of The Black President


Clay Robertson

Plan 9 Head Buyer

Amadou and Miriam – Welcome To Mali

Basement JaxxScars

Florence + The Machine – Lungs

Marianne FaithfullEasy Come, Easy go

Vieux Farka ToureFondo

Miike Snow – Miike Snow

NoisettesWild Young Hearts

Yeah Yeah YeahsIt’s Blitz

Monsters Of Folk – Monsters Of Folk

Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion