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Your 10 Best Albums of 2010

by Steve Reynolds Rating: Release Date:

Have to say that so far I have been impressed by the output for this year. I was flicking through the stuff I have and came up with this list, in no particular order:

Frightened Rabbit - Winter of Mixed Drinks

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Besnard Lakes - The Roaring Night

Screaming Females - Castle Talk

The Phantom Band - The Wants

The Fall - Your Future, Our Clutter

Frankie Rose & the Outs - Frankie Rose & the Outs

Caribou - Swim

Menomena - Mines

Los Campesinos! - Romance is Boring

Others that made the fringes were:

Grinderman - Grinderman 2

Tindersticks - Falling Down a Mountain

Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be

Beach House - Teen Dream

So do you agree? Soundblab will be publishing their top 100+ albums and singles of the year soon, let us know your top ten.

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Would definitely have to add High Violet by The National - stunning, if not quite as stunning as Boxer.

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Is it that time already? It's been a good year indeed so far...at the moment I'd have to leave space in my Top Ten for Swans 'My father will guide me up a rope to the sky', Drum Eyes 'Gira Gira', Clinic 'Bubblegum', Olof Arnalds 'Innundir Skinni'...

Is it that time already? It's been a good year indeed so far...at the moment I'd have to leave space in my Top Ten for Swans 'My father will guide me up a rope to the sky', Drum Eyes 'Gira Gira', Clinic 'Bubblegum', Olof Arnalds 'Innundir Skinni' and Grinderman 'Grinderman 2'....a full top tens gonna need some thinking....

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Summer Camp 'Young' and White Hills 'Stolen Stars Left for No One' EP's are pretty good too and the 'Found Love in a Graveyard' single by Veronica Falls is probably my favourite tune of 2010 so far....

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When you see the top albums and singles pages at the end of this month it might remind you of a few. It has been a great year, music finally got weird again after all the landfill indie crap.

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Sleighbells - Treats

The Drums - The Drums

Zola Jesus - Stridium EP

We Are Trees - Boyfriend EP

Kate Nash - My Best Friend is You

Waaves - King of the Beach

Magic Kids - Memphis

Vampire Weekend - Contra

The Klaxons - Surfing the Void

Meno...

Sleighbells - Treats

The Drums - The Drums

Zola Jesus - Stridium EP

We Are Trees - Boyfriend EP

Kate Nash - My Best Friend is You

Waaves - King of the Beach

Magic Kids - Memphis

Vampire Weekend - Contra

The Klaxons - Surfing the Void

Menomena - Mines

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Let's see...

Shrag - Life! Death! Prizes! would have to be my number one right now

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

The Fall - Your Future, Our Clutter

The Drums - The Drums

Toro Y Moi - Causers of This

Les Shellys - Les Shellys

Junk Culture -...

Let's see...

Shrag - Life! Death! Prizes! would have to be my number one right now

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

The Fall - Your Future, Our Clutter

The Drums - The Drums

Toro Y Moi - Causers of This

Les Shellys - Les Shellys

Junk Culture - West Coast

... That's seven. I'll have to have think about the others.

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My fav's would include:

Butterfly Explosion - Lost Trails
Zola Jesus - Stridium
School of Seven Bells - Disconnect From Desire
For A Minor Reflection - Holdum I Att Ao Oreiou
The Depreciation Guild - Spirit Youth
Jonsi - Go
Royal Bangs - We...

My fav's would include:

Butterfly Explosion - Lost Trails
Zola Jesus - Stridium
School of Seven Bells - Disconnect From Desire
For A Minor Reflection - Holdum I Att Ao Oreiou
The Depreciation Guild - Spirit Youth
Jonsi - Go
Royal Bangs - We Breed Champions
Chew Lips - Unicorn
Errors - Come Down With Me
Youth Pictures of Florence Henderson - S/T

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Main players:

Spoon -- Transference
Ceo -- White Magic
No Age -- Everything in Between
Avey Tare -- Down There
Crystal Castles -- Crystal Castles
Wolf Parade -- Expo 86
LCD Soundsystem -- This Is Happening
Sleigh Bells -- Treats
Big Boi -- Sir...

Main players:

Spoon -- Transference
Ceo -- White Magic
No Age -- Everything in Between
Avey Tare -- Down There
Crystal Castles -- Crystal Castles
Wolf Parade -- Expo 86
LCD Soundsystem -- This Is Happening
Sleigh Bells -- Treats
Big Boi -- Sir Lucious Left Foot...
The National -- High Violet
Wavves -- King of the Beach

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Bo Ningen - Bo Ningen

Hotpants Romance - The International Hotpants Romance

That's nine now. Just need one more...

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Starkey - Ear Drums and Black Holes! How could I forget? There, that's 10.

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