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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Bleep.com Offers Best of '09 Tracks For One Day Only

Posted By on Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:52 PM

S.F.'s Ghosts on Tape makes Bleep.com's Top 100 of 2009 list
  • S.F.'s Ghosts on Tape makes Bleep.com's Top 100 of 2009 list
If there's one thing the music world loves to do, it's make lists. Best ofs, worst ofs, personal faves, and what-have-you rundowns catch the public eye and add a little personality to whichever publication puts them together. One such list was curated by online electronic music retailer Bleep.com, which made its tastemaking Top 100 Tracks of 2009 available as a huge download for a very limited time--basically through the end of the day.

Bleep's critical track list isn't just a mecca for club DJs and electronic music nerds. The UK-based thinktank peppered its year-end roundup with loads of music for at-home and earphone listening. Among the choice titles for adventurous audio aficionados are Dam-Funk, Flying Lotus, Animal Collective, DOOM, San Francisco-based Ghosts on Tape, Mum, Nosaj Thing, Dirty Projectors, Untold, Glass Candy, and Hudson Mohawke.

Bleep's Top 100 takes last year's greatest songs and turns them into a potential gateway for listeners to discover artists that could otherwise fall under the radar. And at 30 pounds--or about $48--that's not a bad price to pay to stay on top of breaking electronic acts.

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