I haven't heard everything released this year, but here are my favorites to this point:
Album: "The Hazards of Love" by The Decemberists. Runner Up: "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" by Phoenix.
Track: "Easy" by Deer Tick. Runners-Up: "1901" by Phoenix, "The Wanting Comes In Waves / Rapid" by The Decemberists, "Bull Black Nova" by Wilco.
Live Act: Art Brut. Runners-Up: The Flaming Lips, Phoenix.