Tom Schnabel’s Top 10 Albums of 2009

1. Jon Balke / Amina Alaoui – Siwan (ECM)

2. Baaba Maal – Television (Palm Pictures)

3. Various artists – Panama!3 (Soundway)

4. Various Artists The Sound of Wonder! / The First Wave of Plugged in Pop at the Pakistani Picture House

5. Venissa Santi – Bienvenida (Sunny Side Records)

6. Rosalia de Souza – D’Improvviso (MSI:Shema)

7. Nicola Conte – Rituals (Emarcy)

8. Steve Kuhn – Mostly Coltrane (ECM Records)

9. Buika – El Ultimo Trago (Wea International)

10. Little Dragon – Machine Dreams (Peacefrog – EMI)