Episode 37 – Top 21 Albums of 2010

Episode 37 - Top 21 Albums of 2010

Episode 37 – Top 21 Albums of 2010 (Artwork – D. Hixon)

This is always a fun mix to make, and like every year, it’s a difficult one to piece together. After much deliberation, the below 21 albums are what made the cut, and they represent the albums I enjoyed the most in 2010, and from what I’ve seen from other lists thus far, I think this one may have some legs. Regardless, lemme know what I missed, or what you agree with, or what you never heard of until now, and may this serve as a soundtrack to close out your holiday season, as we wish the best for a prosperous 2011. Thanks for listening – Salud.

#21 Pantha du Prince – Black Noise (Song: A Nomads Retreat)
#20 Holy Fuck – Latin (Song: Silva & Grimes)
#19 The Hold Steady – Heaven Is Whenever (Song: The Sweet Part of the City)
#18 The Soft Pack – The Soft Pack (Song: Pull Out)
#17 Sleigh Bells – Treats (Song: Riot Rhythm)
#16 Mystery Roar – Mystery Roar (Song: Mayhem)
#15 Let’s Wrestle – In the Court of the Wrestling Let’s (Song: Diana’s Hair)
#14 Spoon – Transference (Song: Out Go the Lights)
#13 Tame Impala – Innerspeaker (Song: Exception)
#12 The Radio Dept. – Clinging to a Scheme (Song: David)
#11 Phosphorescent – Here’s To Taking It Easy (Song: The Mermaid Parade)
#10 Male Bonding – Nothing Hurts (Song: Franklin)
#9  Surfer Blood – Astrocoast (Song: Floating Vibes)
#8  Woods – At Echo Lake (Song: Deep)
#7  Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo (Song: Five Little Sluts)
#6  Here We Go Magic – Pigeons (Song: Old World United)
#5  Harlem – Hippies (Song: Tila And I)
#4  Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today (Song: Bright Light Blue Skies)
#3  LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening (Song: One Touch)
#2  Kurt Vile – Square Shells EP (Song: Hey, Now I’m Movin’)
#1  Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest (Song: Helicopter)

D. Hixon


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