2010: Albums Of The Year

DISAPPOINTMENTS OF THE YEAR
BEST FREEBIES AND DOWNLOADS
BEST ANTOLOGIES
BEST VARIOUS ARTISTS COMPILATIONS
BEST REISSUES
GIGS OF THE YEAR
HONORARY MENTIONS: HARD SOUNDS
HONORARY MENTIONS: EXPERIMENTAL
HONORARY MENTIONS: URBAN SOUNDS
HONORARY MENTIONS: IN THE CHARTS
HONORARY MENTIONS: SPANISH
HONORARY MENTIONS: VETERANS
HONORARY MENTIONS: ELECTRONICA
HONORARY MENTIONS: SONGWRITERS
HONORARY MENTIONS: BLOG DARLINGS

TOP 50 ALBUMS OF THE YEAR:

1-ARIEL PINK’S HAUNTED GRAFFITI-Before Today (4AD)/KANYE WEST-My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Roc-A-Fella)
3-BEACH HOUSE-Teen Dream (Bella Union)
4-FOUR TET-There Is Love In You (Domino)
5-ARCADE FIRE-The Suburbs (Merge)
6-BIG BOI-Sir Luscious Left Foot…The Son Of Chico Dusty (Def Jam)
7-JANELLE MONAE-The ArchAndroid (Bad Boy)
8-DEERHUNTER-Halcyon Days (4AD)
9-CARIBOU-Swim (City Slang)
10-THE NATIONAL-High Violet (4AD)
11-FLYING LOTUS-Cosmogramma (Warp)
12-HOW TO DRESS WELL-Love Remains (Lefse)
13-PANTHA DU PRINCE-Black Noise (Rough Trade)
14-GONJASUFI-A Sufi And A Killer (Warp)
15-JOANNA NEWSOM-Have One On Me (Drag City)
16-ROBYN-Body Talk (Konichiwa)
17-GORILLAZ-Plastic Beach (EMI)
18-LCD SOUNDSYSTEM-This Is Happening (DFA)
19-GRINDERMAN-Grinderman 2 (Mute)
20-OWEN PALLETT-Heartland (Domino)
21-RITA INDIANA Y LOS MISTERIOS-El Juidero (Premium)
22-NO AGE-Everything In Between (Sub Pop)
23-BEST COAST-Crazy For You (Wichita)
24-ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER-Returnal (Editions Mego)
25-CRYSTAL CASTLES-Crystal Castles II (Polydor)
26-EMERALDS-Does It Look Like I’m Here? (Editions Mego)
27-SUFJAN STEVENS-The Age Of Adz (Ashmatic Kitty)
28-WOODS-At Echo Lake (Woodsist)
29-SLEIGH BELLS-Treats (Mom + Pop)
30-AUTRE NE VEUT-Autre Ne Veut (Olde English Spelling Bee)
31-JAVIERA MENA-Mena (Unión Del Sur)
32-MATTHEW DEAR-Black City (Ghostly)
33-THE-DREAM-Love King (Def Jam)
34-LIARS-Sisterworld (Mute)
35-TWIN SHADOW-Forget (4AD)
36-ACTRESS-Splashz (Honest Jon’s)
37-SALEM-King Night (Iamsound)
38-HOT CHIP-One Life Stand (EMI)
39-FOREST SWORDS-Dagger Paths EP (Olde English Spelling Bee)
40-JOHN GRANT-Queen Of Denmark (Bella Union)
41-GOLD PANDA-Lucky Shiner (Notown)
42-GIL SCOTT-HERON-I’m New Here (XL)
43-MALE BONDING-Nothing Hurts (Sub Pop)
44-AVI BUFFALO-Avi Buffalo (Sub Pop)
45-WILD NOTHING-Gemini (Captured Tracks)
46-JULIAN LYNCH-Mare (Olde English Spelling Bee)
48-THE MORNING BENDERS-Big Echo (Rough Trade)
49-YEASAYER-Odd Blood (Mute)
50-WAVVES-King Of The Beach (Fat Possum)

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