Top 5 of 2009, Part One

Well, it’s the last day of 2009 and that means it’s time to start posting the staff Top 5 lists. We’re gonna start with the newest addition to the team, Jade Amey.

Jade’s Top Five CD Releases
1. Horehound – The Dead Weather
2. Humbug – Arctic Monkeys
3. Elvis Perkins in Dearland – Elvis Perkins in Dearland
4. Keep It Hid – Dan Auerbach
5. Do ALL of the Beatles Remasters count? I think they do.

Jade’s Top Five Live Shows
1. Dan Auerbach – 3.21.09 in Austin, TX (SXSW Secret House Party Show)
2. The Dead Weather AND Screaming Females – 7.29.09 in Chicago, IL.
3. Flaming Lips – 12.11.09 in Chicago, IL.
4. Elvis Perkins in Dearland w/ A.A. Bondy – 11.21.09 in Chicago, IL.
5. The Hard Lessons AND Ezra Furman & the Harpoons – 4.11.09 in Kalamazoo, MI

What were yours?