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Show Your Hatred of Dubstep & Afropop Indie with the Pitchfork 2009 Reader Polls

It seems like you couldn't peruse a list of new albums in 2009 without some damn dubstep/grime album amongst the entries
It seems like you couldn't peruse a list of new albums in 2009 without some damn dubstep/grime album amongst the entries

The "contestants" of the "Trend You Wish Would Go Away" are as follows:


90s revivalism (No Age, Japandroids, Cymbals Eat Guitars)


Afropop indie (Dirty Projectors, Fool's Gold, Abe Vigoda)


Animal Collective acolytes (Blind Man's Colour, Our Brother the Native, USF)


Balearic (jj, John Talabot, Windsurf/Hatchback)


Chillwave/glo-fi (Washed Out, Neon Indian, Nite Jewel)


Dubstep and its offshoots (wonky, funky, bassline)


Post-Lily Allen UK pop (La Roux, Little Boots, Florence and the Machine)


Prim, buttoned-up indie (Grizzly Bear, Andrew Bird, St. Vincent)


Shitgaze/lo-fi aesthetics (Times New Viking, Wavves, Vivian Girls)


Want to cast your own vote? Head to the The Pitchfork 2009 Readers Poll and get voting.

Thanks to those fine folks at BrooklynVegan for bringing this to my attention.

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