Manager Top Albums 2009

In addition to tirelessly and selflessly working to make the station better for you, me, and everyone we know, KZUU management also listens to music from time to time. Here are Top 10 lists for KZUU managers.

Evan Reyes, Music Guru

  1. ANIMAL COLLECTIVE — Merriweather Post Pavilion
  2. THE DODOS — Time to Die
  3. CAMERA OBSCURA — My Maudlin Career
  4. JAPANDROIDS — Post-Nothing
  5. ATLAS SOUND — Logos
  6. SUNSET RUBDOWN — Dragonslayer
  7. DINOSAUR JR. — Farm
  8. THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART — s/t and Higher Than the Stars EP
  9. MODEST MOUSE — No One’s First and You’re Next EP
  10. DAN DEACON — Bromst
  11. James Pants DJ set at Mikey’s Gyros in Moscow, ID (September ’09)

Chelan Lippincott, Program Director

  1. METRIC — Fantasies
  2. ST. VINCENT — Actor
  3. REGINA SPEKTOR — Far
  4. BON IVER — Blood Bank EP
  5. ATLAS SOUND — Logos
  6. WHY? — Eskimo Snow
  7. GIRLS — Album
  8. THE KING KHAN & BBQ SHOW — Invisible Girl
  9. NORAH JONES — The Fall
  10. FINN RIGGINS — Vs. Wilderness

**ten days later and Chelan already wants to change her entire list

Sarah Anderson, Assistant Music Guru

  1. ATLAS SOUND — Logos
  2. THE XX — xx
  3. GRIZZLY BEAR — Veckatimest
  4. BON IVER — Blood Bank EP
  5. GIRLS — Album
  6. PASSION PIT — Manners
  7. LE LOUP — Family
  8. NEON INDIAN — Psychic Chasms
  9. ST. VINCENT — Actor
  10. THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART — Higher Than the Stars EP

Rachel Helm, Assistant Music Guru

  1. THE AVETT BROTHERS — I and Love and You
  2. TOM WAITS — Glitter and Doom Live
  3. EELS — Hombre Lobo
  4. PASSION PIT — Manners
  5. ELVIS PERKINS — Elvis Perkins in Dearland
  6. THE ANTLERS — Hospice
  7. DAN AUERBACH — Keep It Hid
  8. VETIVER — Tight Knit
  9. ALEXA WOODWARD — Speck
  10. THE BUILDERS AND THE BUTCHERS — Salvation Is a Deep Dark Well

Kevin J. Marker, Loud Rock Guru

  1. GALLOWS — Grey Britain
  2. BRAND NEW — Daisy
  3. CLOSURE IN MOSCOW — First Temple
  4. THE THERMALS — Now We Can See
  5. BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME — The Great Misdirect
  6. MEWITHOUTYOU — It’s All Crazy! It’s All False! It’s All A Dream! It’s Alright
  7. THRICE — Beggars
  8. TEGAN AND SARA — Sainthood
  9. MEW — No More Stories…
  10. THURSDAY — Common Existence

Austin Seale, Loud Rock Guru (in no particular order)

  • THE FALL OF TROY — In the Unlikely Event
  • HORSE THE BAND — Desperate Living
  • PORTUGAL. THE MAN — The Satanic Satanist
  • CONVERGE — Axe to Fall
  • TEGAN AND SARA — Sainthood
  • SO MANY DYNAMOS — The Loud Wars
  • RUSSIAN CIRCLES — Geneva
  • ORBS — Asleep Next to Science
  • THE NUMBER TWELVE LOOKS LIKE YOU — Worse than Alone
  • THE CHARIOT — Wars and Rumors of Wars

Curt Busch, Hip Hop Guru

  1. WOODS — Songs of Shame
  2. ATLAS SOUND — Logos
  3. AMEN DUNES — Dia
  4. RAEKWON — Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt. II
  5. JAPANDROIDS — Post-Nothing
  6. FREDDIE GIBBS — midwestgangstaboxframecadillac
  7. WHY? — Eskimo Snow
  8. 5 O’CLOCK SHADOWBOXERS — The Slow Twilight
  9. WAVVES — Wavvves
  10. NOBUNNY — Raw Romance

Nick Nelson, Electronic Guru

  1. RONALD JENKEES — Disorganized Fun
  2. KID CUDI — Man on the Moon
  3. TIESTO — Kaleidoscope
  4. MSTRKRFT — Fist of God
  5. BLUE SCHOLARS — OOF! EP
  6. DEADMAU5 — For Lack of a Better Name
  7. LE CASTLE VANIA — Voice of Treason EP
  8. THE PRODIGY — Invaders Must Die
  9. ATB — Future Memories
  10. HEADHUNTERZ — The Best Of

Matt Lanka, High Priest of Jazz

  1. JUSTIN VAZQUEZ -– Triptych
  2. KURT ELLING -– Dedicated To You
  3. CHICK COREA AND JOHN MCLAUGHLIN –- Five Peace Band
  4. BRANFORD MARSALIS –- Metamorphosen
  5. TERENCE BLANCHARD -– Choices
  6. DAVE HOLLAND, GONZALO RUBALCABA, CHRIS POTTER, ERIC HARLAND -– The Monterey Quartet Live
  7. JOSHUA REDMAN -– Compass
  8. ROY HARGROVE -– Emergence
  9. PAT METHENY, STEVE SWALLOW, GARY BURTON, ANTONIO SANCHEZ -– Quartet Live
  10. JON IRABAGON –- The Observer

5 thoughts on “Manager Top Albums 2009

  1. That might be the worst photo of me. A little drunk and even more pissed off in a shitty bar on a cruise ship standing next to an equally pissed off Uruguayan drummer. LOL

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