Monday, December 6, 2010

That time of year

Well, it's upon us (well, nearly). The time of the year we all start wrapping up the past 12 months. But as the year's not actually over as yet, my top ten is no where near official. But hey, here's a few albums I've thoroughly enjoyed through 2010. Let me rephrase that, the albums have got my juices flowing - FACT! The list will have to be culled, some will go & a couple I've forgotten will be added. So here they are (in no particular order):

 Yeasayer Odd Blood
| emotive, exotic, dancey fun |

 The Drums The Drums
| Joy division meets morrissey san-fran styles |

The Black Keys Brothers
| dirty, rough, love making blues |

 The Roots How I Got Over
| get your gangster funk on |

Sleigh Bells Treats
| hectic yelling fabulousness |

Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
| Not quite Dylan, but in a good way |

Tame Impala Innerspeaker
| psychedelic, hypnotic guitar riffage |

The Naked & Famous Passive Me, Aggressive You
| angry, young, another reason to like NZ |

LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening
| please, don't let this be your last |

Gorillaz Plastic Beach
| if you didn't respect them before, you now will |

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Ariel Pink Before Today
| heavily 70's lo -fi visionary |

Twin Shadow Forget
|Wanna dance, wanna cry |

Beach House Teen Dream
| husky Norway dreaming |

| no softening digital mama |

Surfer Blood Astro Coast
| punching, pounding, surfer rock |

Grinderman Grinderman 2
| Palaces of Montezuma is just the beginning |

Best Coast Crazy For You
| diary snippets of a breezy, stoner summer |

Kanye West MBDTF
| silences all haters, incl. myself |

Girls Album
| Late 90's London sounding pop |

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