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Asho's Top Things of 2009   14 December 2009

A week or so ago we were informed by our Marketing Manager, Graham "Asho" Ashton, that he was "getting listy", a sign that his infamous annual Best Of lists were almost ready. Now, here they are!

 

ASHO'S BEST THINGS OF 2009 (AND THE DECADE!)

 

 TOP 20 ALBUMS OF THE DECADE – THE 2000’S

1.    BRIGHT EYES – I’M WIDE AWAKE ITS MORNING
2.    THE PANICS – CRUEL GUARDS
3.    PAUL KELLY – NOTHING BUT A DREAM  
4.    THE STROKES – IS THIS IT?
5.    ARCTIC MONKEYS – WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT’S WHAT I'M NOT
6.    JOE STRUMMER & THE MESCALEROS – STREETCORE
7.    THE HOLD STEADY – BOYS & GIRLS IN AMERICA
8.    BOB EVANS – SUBURBAN SONGBOOK
9.    POWDERFINGER – VULTURE ST
10.  THE LIVING END – WHITE NOISE
11.  THE MAGIC NUMBERS – THE MAGIC NUMBERS
12.  RYAN ADAMS – HEARTBREAKER
13. THE GO-BETWEENS – FRIENDS OF RACHEL WORTH
14.  BEN LEE – AWAKE IS THE NEW SLEEP
15.  THE SLEEPY JACKSON – LOVERS
16.  YOU AM I – CONVICTS
17.  JET – GET BORN
18.  AMY WINEHOUSE – BACK TO BLACK
19.  RYAN ADAMS – GOLD
20.  RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS – BY THE WAY

 
TOP 10’S OF 2009 – IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER
 
ALBUMS
YVES KLEIN BLUE – RAGGED & ECSTATIC
CONOR OBERST & THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND – OUTER SOUTH
MUMFORD & SONS – SIGH NO MORE
THE MIDDLE EAST – THE RECORDINGS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
MANIC STREET PREACHERS – JOURNAL FOR PLAGUE LOVERS
RANCID – LET THE DOMINOES FALL
POWDERFINGER – GOLDEN RULE
MONSTERS OF FOLK – MONSTERS OF FOLK
GRANT HART – HOT WAX
PHILADELPHIA GRAND JURY – HOPE IS FOR HOPERS

GIGS
THE HIVES (RIVERSTAGE)
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS (RIVERSTAGE)
DELTA SPIRIT (CEDAR DOOR COURTYARD)
MUMFORD & SONS (FRIENDS)
KING KHAN & THE SHRINES (EMOS)
THE HOLD STEADY (MOHWARK)
YOU AM I (ELECTRIC BALLROOM)
DANANANAYKROYD (GREAT NORTHERN)
THE LIVING END (SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS)
THE BRONX – HI FI BAR
 
SONGS
BLOOD BANK – BON IVER
NICORETTE – CONOR OBERST & THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND
POISON IN YOUR MIND – POWDERFINGER
HAND ME DOWNS – BOB EVANS
CRYING LIGHTNING – ARCTIC MONKEYS
UP TO NO GOOD – RANCID
MAN NAMED TRUTH – MONSTERS OF FOLK
BLACK WAX – DANANANANAYKROYD
LOVE, IRE & SONG – FRANK TURNER
TIMSHEL – MUMFORD & SONS

TOP 5 PIES – ONLY 4 HAVE BEEN ELITE ENOUGH TO MAKE THIS LIST
TANDOORI CHICKEN – THE UPPER CRUST – COLLAROY NSW
LAMB CURRY – SHEFFIELD PIE SHOP – SHEFFIELD – NZ SI
MINTED LAMB – DOUGHBOYS BAKERY – LAKE TEKAPO – NZ SI
WAGU BEEF – SUNSHINE BEACH BAKERY – SUNSHINE BEACH

MOVIES
BUSTIN DOWN THE DOOR
MILK
GRAN TORINO
W
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE
BURN AFTER READING
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJIMAN BUTTON
FROST/NIXON
THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER
BALIBO

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Sondi (10 September 2011 11:51:35)
At last, smoneoe comes up with the 'right' answer!

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