Monthly Archives: December 2010

Cake – Sick Of You

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My Favorite Albums Of 2010

1. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz

2. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

3. The National – High Violet

4. Sufjan Stevens – All Delighted People EP

5. The Walkmen – Lisbon

6. Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More

7. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

8. The Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt

9. Jónsi РGo

10. The Roots – How I Got Over

11. The Hold Steady – Heaven Is Whenever

12. Menomena – Mines

13. Shad – TSOL

14. The Drums – The Drums

15. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest

16. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

17. Typhoon – Hunger And Thirst

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Honorable Mention 2010

Beach House – Teen Dream

Josh Ritter – So Runs The World Away

Local Natives – Gorilla Manor

Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid

Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me

The Gaslight Anthem – American Slang

Darker My Love – Alive As You Are

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Best New Artists Of 2010

The Drums

This band came out of nowhere and surprised me in the best way possible. Their pop is so enjoyable, sweet, and thoughtful. This band is (cliche word coming folks) magical.

Mumford & Sons

These English folk rockers are such a great new band. Great things are happening for them now and I believe they are a band that will last a long time. They really have a unique sound. Marcus Mumford sings with such raw emotion. Their album came out early in the year and has been playing all year long for me.

Surfer Blood

Typhoon

Freelance Whales

Y La Bamba

Sleigh Bells

Stornoway

Glasser

Fang Island

Warpaint
Frank (Just Frank)
Mimicking Birds
Active Child
Grouplove
Joy Formidable

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Toro Y Moi – Still Sound

Combines 70’s, 80’s, and the 21st century wonderfully.

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