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The Year in Music 2009 


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READ: A sizable fleet of locals found bigger audiences

READ: Triangle rappers contemplated mixtapes more than connections with the local music community

STREAM: 2009's Top 10 Triangle albums

STREAM & DOWNLOAD: 2009's 40 essential Triangle tunes


What a busy year—albums, EPs, singles, 7"s, birthdays, anniversaries, big gigs, debuts, finales, departures, arrivals, advertising programs, festivals and, in the end, a whole lot of music.

Our Year in Music edition is an attempt to sort through it all in listening-guide fashion—that is, to listen widely and to present you with the best of the tunes the Triangle's army of musicians offered during a very prolific, often profound and increasingly popular year for their goods.

Enjoy, and tell us where we went wrong or right.

  • It was a very prolific, often profound and increasingly popular year for Triangle music.

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I too am hoping the mp3s & critics comments are "coming soon". They've introduced me to some great bands in …

by zinger on The Triangle's Top 32 Tracks of 2012 (The Year in Music)

I bought a couple of these albums. Great stuff. Any chance of getting the mp3s so I can check out …

by bobseger on The Triangle's Top 32 Tracks of 2012 (The Year in Music)

This is a wonderful, thoughtful -- and thought-provoking -- piece, Corbie.

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I think this is a good article, but I have to say as a long-time Avett fan, I think that …

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I too am hoping the mp3s & critics comments are "coming soon". They've introduced me to some great bands in …

by zinger on The Triangle's Top 32 Tracks of 2012 (The Year in Music)

I bought a couple of these albums. Great stuff. Any chance of getting the mp3s so I can check out …

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