Best Of 2009: Honorary Mentions-World



10-KUTIMAN-Thru-You: Kutiman Mixes Youtube (Kutiman)

Our trip around the best non Anglo-Saxon music, coming from the five continents of the globe, this year has stopovers in Cuban rap; new French chanson; veterans of Japanese psychedelia; collaborations between cult indie acts from Japan and Scotland; African residents in the UK; tuareg blues; Swedish wall of sound pop; a Malian diva; the king of Rai himself and a curious sonic experiment Israeli musician Kutiman has made via cut and paste of youtube videos. Quite a diverse menu for people with open ears only.


9-MADERA LIMPIA-La Corona (Out Here)


8-THE PASTELS/TENNISCOATS-Two Sunsets (Domino)


7-KHALED-Liberte (Wrasse)


6-TINARIWEN-Imidiwan-Companions (Independiente)


5-OUMOU SANGARE-Seya (World Circuit)


4-THE VERY BEST-The Warm Heart Of Africa (Moshi Moshi)


3-YURA YURA TEIKOKU-Hollow Me/Beautiful (DFA)


2-[INGENTING]-Tomhet, Idel Tomhet (Labrador)


1-BENJAMIN BIOLAY-La Superbe (Virgin)

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