Thursday, December 30, 2010


Our favorite albums of the year:


1. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty

• Stephen Hough, Osmo Vanska, Minnesota Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: The Three Piano Concertos
• Vasily Petrenko, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - Shostakovich Symphony No. 8
• Fat Joe - The Darkside Vol. 1
• Lil Wayne - I Am Not a Human Being
• Rick Ross - Teflon Don
• Maino - Unstoppable (EP)
• No Age - Everything In Between
• Zach Hill - Face Tat
• Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern

Ludacris - Battle of the Sexes


Burzum- Belus (probably my #1)
Drunkdriver- S/T
Darkthrone-Circle the Wagons
Pissed Jeans-Your Life Is Worth Pissed Jeans 7"
Nails-Unsilent Death (probably my #2)
Filthy Lucifer-S/T demo
Horrid Cross-Demo III
White Guilt-S/T
Alters/Halla split 7"
Miasmal-S/T EP


My favorites not counting many of the records previously mentioned:

10 favorites
Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
Mike Patton - Mondo Cane
Tera Melos- Patagonian Rats
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - I Learned the Hard Way
Titus Andronicus- The Monitor
Of Montreal- False Priest
The Body- All the Waters of the Earth Shall Turn to Blood
Flying Lotus- Cosmogramma
Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer
Women- Public Strain

favorite 5 Metal Records:
Woe- Quietly, Undramatically
Valdur- Raven God Amongst Us
The Secret- Solve Et Coagula
Ea- Au Ellai
Mortualia- Blood of the Hermit

favorite 5 rap records
Ghostface, Raekwon, Method Man- Wu Massacre
Pimp C - The Naked Soul of Sweet Jones
Z-Ro- Heroin
Kill Devil Hills- DJ Muggs & Ill Bill
Gas Mask- The Left

Best Single: Daniel Francis Doyle's "There Are Two of You"
Best EP: Dirty Projectors + Bjork - Mt. Wittenberg Orca

Honorable Mentions:
Pogo- Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole
Thou- Summit
Deerhunter- Halcyon Digest
Freddie Gibbs- Str8 Killa
Avey Tare- Down There