I think this is pretty interesting, each day in December Filter Magazine is publishing a guest artist's Top 10 of '09 list. There's bound to be some that a lot of us haven't heard that might make our own year-end lists, here's the first one:

Day 1: J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.

Carlton Melton, Pass It On

Bill Callahan, Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle

Wooden Shjips, Dos

Kurt Vile, Childish Prodigy

The Duchess and the Duke, Sunset/Sunrise

Sonic Youth, The Eternal

MV/EE, Barn Nova

Hush Arbors, Yankee Reality

Pink Mountaintops, Outside Love

Built to Spill, There is No Enemy