So, my "Best Of" list did not go up last year, though the playlist for my favorite songs of 2009 were compiled. It wasn't for lack of trying necessarily, but 2010 was underway once I'd begun covering some of '09s stragglers, and I sort of wanted to get a move on the new year. That being said, for about a month I've been eager to begin getting my list for 2010 ready, not to mention a new mix for January 2011.
Stereokiller has begun taking inventory of the favorites of 2010 and I got inspired to see where I stand so far.
This is not definitive list, so I can't yet be held accountable for glaring omissions. But, I would like some participation so if anyone wishes to opine about the best that 2010 had/has to offer, send some comments.
Top Twenty-Five for 2010 (So far):
1). Swans – My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
2). AFCGT – AFCGT (LP)
3). Mi Ami – Steal Your Face
4). Marnie Stern – Marnie Stern
5). Liars – Sisterworld
6). The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night
7). Black Mountain – Wilderness Heart
8). Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today
9). Roky Erickson w/ Okkervil River – True Love Cast Out All Evil
10). Ufomammut – Eve
11). Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here
12). Menomena – mines
13). Black Angels – Phosphene Dream
14). No Age – Everything In Between
15). Screaming Females – Castle Talk
16). Locrian – Territories
17). Golden Triangle – Double Jointer
18). Black Breath – Heavy Breathing
19). High On Fire – Snakes For The Divine
20). Twilight – Monument To Time End
21). Shining – Blackjazz
22). Mike Patton – Mondo Cane
23). The Melvins – The Bride Screamed Murder
24). Shipping News – One Less Heartless To Fear
25). The Dead Weather – Sea Of Cowards
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