Volunteer Top Tens for 2009

Rick Albert, Host, "Rick Around the World"

1 Delhi 2 Dublin* Remixed (Independent)
2 Tinariwen Imadiwan: Companions (Outside)
3 Sarazino Ya Foy! (Cumbancha)
4 Eccodek* Shivaboom (Independent)
5 Vieux Farka Toure Fondo (Six Degrees)
6 Dominic Mancuso* Comfortably Mine (Independent)
7 Mahogany Public* Jali Vol. 1 (Music for Mavericks)
8 Gaudi and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Dub Qawwali Remixes (Six Dgrees)
9 Asa Asa (Naive)
10 Rupa and the April Fishes Este Mundo (Cumbancha)

Vince Almond, Host "Blues, Boogie and Bop", Top 10 Canadian Albums

1 Monkeyjunk* Tiger in Your Tank (Independent)
2 The Twisters* Come Out Swingin' (Northern Blues)
3 Harrison Kennedy* One Dog Barkin' (Electro-Fi)
4 Jim Byrnes* My Walking Stick (Black Hen)
5 Little Miss Higgins* Two Nights in March (Independent)
6 Downchild* I Need a Hat (Linus)
7 Sherman Doucette** Blowin' Through Town (Independent)
8 Raoul and the Big Time* You My People (Big Time)
9 Steve Strongman* Blues in Colour (Independent)
10 Danny Brooks* Live at the Palais Royale (HIS)

Vince Almond, Host "Blues, Boogie and Bop", Top 10 International Albums

1 Little Walter Chess Masters 1950-1967 (Hip-O)
2 Eddie C. Campbell Tear This World Up (Delmark)
3 Zac Harmon From the Root (Northern Blues)
4 Rick Estrin and the Nightcats Twisted (Alligator)
5 Various Artists Things About Comin' My Way: A Tribute to the Mississippi Sheiks (Black Hen)
6 Duke Robillard Stomp! The Blues Tonight (Stony Plain)
7 Fiona Boyes Blues Woman (Yellow Dog)
8 John Nemeth Love Me Tonight (Blind Pig)
9 Boo Boo Davis Ain't Got a Dime (Black and Tan)
10 Dennis Jones Pleasure and Pain (Leroy Boys)

Jason Bermiller, Host "ProgDog"

1 Transatlantic The Whirlwind (Radiant/Metal Blade)
2 Jupiter Society Terraform (Progrock)
3 OSI Blood (Inside Out)
4 Morglbl Jazz for the Deaf (Laser's Edge)
5 Glass Hammer Three Cheers for the Brokenhearted (Ariion/Sound Resources)
6 Steve Thorne Into the Ether (Festival Music)
7 Dead Heroes Club A Time of Shadow (Progrock)
8 Dream Theater Black Clouds and Silver Lining (Roadrunner)
9 Long Distance Calling Avoid the Light (Inside Out)
10 IQ Frequency (Inside Out)

Jim Dupuis, Host, "Jazz Notes" (in no particular order)

1 Barry Romberg's Random Access* Was, Shall, Why, Because (Romhog)
2 Normand Guilbeault Ensemble* Hommage A Mingus (DAME)
3 Houston Person with Ron Carter Just Between Friends (Highnote)
4 October Trio with Brad Turner* Looks Like It's Going to Snow (Songlines)
5 Hal Galper Art-Work (Origin)
6 Brandi Disterheft* Second Side (Justin Time)
7 Cory Weeds Quintet* Everything's Coming Up Weeds (Cellar Live)
8 Coco Love Alcorn* Joyful (Independent)
9 Brigitte Zarie* Make Room for Me (Independent)
10 Sarah Craig* The Threshing Floor (Independent)

Myles Gregory, Host, "Broken Glass"

1 Gallows Grey Britain (Warner)
2 Rancid Let the Dominoes Fall (Hellcat)
3 Passenger Action* Passenger Action (Smallman)
4 Time Again Naked (Drop-Out)
5 Future of the Left Travels With Myself and Another (4AD)
6 Moneen* The World I Want to Leave Behind (Dine Alone)
7 Fake Shark Real Zombie* Meeting People is Terrible (Independent)
8 You Say Party! We Say Die!* XXXX (Paper Bag)
9 Star Fucking Hipsters Never Rest in Peace (Alternative Tentacles)
10 Anti-Flag The People or the Gun (SideOneDummy)

Steve Marlow, Programming Coordinator, Host "Do Not Touch This Amp"

1 Sonic Youth The Eternal (Matador)
2 The Horrors Primary Colours (4AD)
3 Cold Cave Love Comes Close (Matador)
4 Bibio Ambivalence Avenue (Warp)
5 Future of the Left Travels With Myself and Another (4AD)
6 The xx xx (Young Turks)
7 Clues* Clues (Constellation)
8 Black Mold* Snow Blindness is Crystal Antz (Flemish Eye)
9 Hidden Cameras* Origin: Orphan (Arts and Crafts)
10 Yacht See Mystery Lights (DFA)

Bruno Mazzotta, Host "Bazooka Bear Sound Cathedral"

1 Zola Jesus The Spoils/Tsar Bomba (Sacred Bones/Troubleman)
2 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavillion/Fall Be Kind (Domino)
3 Blank Dogs Under and Under (In the Red)
4 Kurt Vile Childish Prodigy (Matador)
5 Ducktails Ducktails/Landscapes (Not Not Fun/Old English Spelling Bee)
6 Chll Pll Aggressively Humble (Porter)
7 Julianna Barwick Florine (Florid)
8 Health Get Color (Lovepump United)
9 Bygones By- (Sargent House)
10 Lightning Bolt Earthly Delights (Load)

Ronan McGrath, Host, "Revenge of the Radio"

1 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavillion (Domino)
2 Islands* Vapours (Anti)
3 Converge Axe to Fall (Epitaph)
4 Themselves theFREEhoudini (Anticon)
5 Animal Collective Fall Be Kind EP (Domino)
6 Odd Nosdam T.I.M.E. Soundtrack (Anticon)
7 Swan Lake* Enemy Mine (Jagjaguwar)
8 Health Get Color (Lovepump United)
9 Lightning Bolt Earthly Delights (Load)
10 Ben Frost By the Throat (Bedroom Community)

Landon Moskowec, Host, "Pushing the Buttons"

1 Future of the Left Travels With Myself and Another (4AD)
2 Grizzly Bear Veckatimest (Warp)
3 Cymbals Eat Guitars Why There Are Mountains (Independent)
4 Built to Spill There is No Enemy (Warner)
5 Sunset Rubdown* Dragonslayer (Jagjaguwar)
6 Big Business Mind the Drift (Hydrahead)
7 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavillion (Domino)
8 Flaming Lips Embryonic (Warner)
9 Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix (Glassnote)
10 Fake Problems It's Great to Be Alive (SideOneDummy)

Brian Saunderson, Host "Hurtin' for Real"

1 Dave Rawlings Machine A Friend of a Friend (Acony)
2 Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women (Yep Roc)
3 Corb Lund* Losin' Lately Gambler (New West)
4 The Sweetback Sisters Chicken Ain't Chicken (Signature Sounds)
5 Robbie Fulks 50 Vc. Doberman (Boondoggle)
6 John Doe and the Sadies Country Club (Outside)
7 Lyle Lovett Natural Forces (Lost Highway)
8 Slaid Cleaves Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away (Music Road)
9 Carolyn Mark and NQ Arbuckle* Let's Just Stay Here (Mint)
10 Red Stick Ramblers My Suitcase is Always Packed (Sugar Hill)

TMT, Host "Spinning in the Room" (in alphabetical order)

1 Lily Allen It's Not Me, It's You (EMI)
2 Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe (Mute)
3 Empire of the Sun Walking on a Dream (Virgin)
4 Fever Ray Fever Ray (Rabid)
5 La Roux La Roux (Polydor)
6 Metric* Fantasies (Last Gang)
7 Julian Plenti Julian Plenti is... Skyscraper (Matador)
8 The Prodigy Invaders Must Die (Cooking Vinyl)
9 Royksopp Junior (EMI)
10 Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! (Interscope)

Richard Tronson, Host "This Microphone Smells"

1 You Say Party! We Say Die!* XXXX (Paper Bag)
2 Hot Panda* Volcano, Bloody Volcano (Mint)
3 Lily Fawn Lullaby Album* Brightest Darkest (Independent)
4 Miesha and the Spanks* Mmmade for Me! (Transistor 66)
5 The Dead Weather Horehound (Third Man)
6 Metric* Fantasies (Last Gang)
7 Spinnerette Spinnerette (Anthem)
8 The Raveonettes In and Out of Control (Vice)
9 The Noisettes Wild Young Hearts (Mercury)
10 Sharks! On Fire!** We Had a Dance-Off in a Thunderstorm! (Independent)