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The beard-stroking music boffins over at DJhistory have compiled their top 50 releases from 2009.

The vote, which was cast by members of the DJhistory forum, selected DJs and of course Messrs Brewster and Broughton, named Tensnake’s “Holding Back My Love/In The End (I Want To Cry)” as their number one.

Titled the Furtive 50, it encompasses the best underground dance music from the past 12 months, from Floating Points to Precious System, via Azari & III and Walter Jones.

The top 10 were:

1.    Tensnake – Holding Back My Love/In The End (I Want To Cry) (Running Back)
2.    40 Thieves – Don’t Turn It Off (Brennan Green Mix) (Chinatown)
3.    Floating Points – Love Me Like This (R2)
4.    Shit Robot – Simple Things (Work It Out) (Todd Terje Mix) (DFA)
5.    Still Going – Spaghetti Circus/Untitled Love (DFA)
6.    6th Borough Project – Do It To The Max (Instruments of Rapture)
7.    Radiohead – Reckoner (Jonny Miller Edit)  (Fascinating Rhythms)
8.    Walter Jones – Living Without Your Love/I’ll Keep On Loving You (DFA)
9.    DJ Kaos – Love The Nite Away (TieDye Mix) (Rong/DFA)
10.   Jack Penate – Tonight’s Today (XL)

And the rest…

11.    Pepe Bradock – The Path of Most Resistance (Atavisme)
12.    Azari & III – (Reckless) With Your Love (Permanent Vacation)
13.    Rocha – Hands of Love (International Feel)
14.    The Invisible – London Girl (Accidental)
15.    House Of House – Rushing To Paradise (HOH)
16.    Precious System – The Voice From Planet Love (Running Back)
17.    Soft Rocks – Leave Your Earth Behind (Redux)
18.    Floating Points – Vacuum Boogie (Eglo)
19.    They Came From The Stars I Saw Them – Moon Song (This Is Not An Exit)
20.    Hunee – Rare Silk (WT)
21.    Marcellus Pittman – If The Earth Could Talk (Unirhythm)
22.    Naum Gabo – Volgograd (Eskimo)
23.    Empire Of The Sun – We Are The People (Virgin)
24.    Den Haan – Release The Beast (Optimo)
25.    Bottin – No Static (Italians Do It Better)
26.    Zarrylade – Eyes Above Your Head (Zarry)
27.    Levon Vincent – Six Figures (Novel Sound)
28.    Joker – Digidesign (Hyperdub)
29.    Moderat – Rusty Nails (Shackleton Mix) (Bpitch Control)
30.    LeoZero – Bon Bon (Glory’s)
31.    Nacho Patrol – Futuristic Addis Abeba (Kindred Spirits)
32.    Jonathan Jeremiah – Happiness (Island)
33.    Paralell Dance Ensemble – Turtle Pizza Cadillacs (Ism)
34.    Rogue Cat – Magic Journey (Todd Terje Mix) (Tiny Sticks)
35.    Peter Kruder – Law of Return (Macro)
36.    Discosession – TV Scene (Crue-L)
37.    Amadou & Miriam – Ce N’Est Pas Bon (Bullion Mix) (Because)
38.    Mudd & Ahmed Fakroun – Drago (Claremont 56)
39.    Leif – Designed With That In Mind (Fear Of Flying)
40.    Social Disco Club & Maia – The Way You Move (Bear Funk)
41.    Don Froth – Foam (Froth’n)
42.    Animal Collective – My Girls (Domino)
43.    Whitney Houston – Million Dollar Bill (Arista)
44.    Omar S – Still Serious Nic (FXHE)
45.    Meanderthals – Kunst Or Ars (Smalltown Supersound)
46.    Tapesh – Brighter Day (Rebirth)
47.    Destroyer – Bay of Pigs (Merge)
48.    Altair Nouveau – Space Fortress (Solardisco)
49.    Woolfy vs Projections – Neeve (Permanent Vacation)
50.    Mudd – 54b (Claremont 56)