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Will's Band of the Week

A weekly podcast featuring indie and alternative rock bands, hosted by aging rockers and founding members Will, Barrett and Chris from Madison, Wisconsin along with bureau chiefs Anurag from Ontario, Canada; Craig from Ipswich, U.K.; Nicholas from Melbourne, Australia; David from New York City; and Jeremiah from Santa Fe, New Mexico; plus contributors Grant and Wilson from Madison, Wisconsin. Contact us by email, Twitter @willsband, or Facebook.

Dec 8, 2009

Chris hosts a special edition of the podcast in which we discuss our favorite music of 2009.

Will's top ten:

1. There Will Be Fireworks - There Will Be Fireworks

2. Girls — Album

3. The Decemberists — The Hazards of Love

4. The Answering Machine — Another City, Another Sorry

5. Neko Case — Middle Cyclone

6. Marching Band — Spark Large

7. Metric — Fantasies

8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs — It’s Blitz

9. Phoenix — Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

10. Dananananaykroyd — Hey Everyone

Barrett's top ten:

1. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle

2. Girls - Album

3. Noah and the Whale - The First Days of Spring

4. BLK JKS - After Robots

5. Raveonettes - In and Out of Control

6. Animal Collective - Meriweather Post Pavilion

7. Decemberists - The Hazards of Live

8. Wilco - Wilco (The Album)

9. Woods - Songs of Shame

10. Deer Tick - Born on Flag Day

Chris's top ten:

1. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

2. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest

3. Noah and the Whale - The First Days of Spring

4. Devendra Banhart - What Will We Be

5. Wolfmother - Cosmic Egg

6. Laura Gibson - Beasts of Seasons

7. Tinted Windows

8. Floating Action

9. Future of the Left - Travels With Myself and Another

10. Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career

Chris\'s female neighbor
almost twelve years ago

Some good picks. And intro to some new stuff - thanks.

For Will, one of my favorite videos from 2009.

almost twelve years ago

Thanks - that\'s a good one.