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Top 20 Albums of 2019

# Artist Album Label
1.Vampire WeekendFather Of The BrideColumbia RecordsListen | Buy
2.Ex HexIt’s RealMerge RecordsListen | Buy
3.Better Oblivion Community Center
Better Oblivion Community CenterDead OceansListen | Buy
4.TemplesHot MotionATO RecordsListen | Buy
5.Joe HenryThe Gospel According To WaterearMUSICListen | Buy
6.Bonnie ‘Prince’ BillyI Made A PlaceDrag City RecordsListen | Buy
7.Oh SeesFace StabberCastle FaceListen | Buy
8.TacocatThis Mess Is A PlaceSub Pop RecordsListen | Buy
9.SebadohAct SuprisedDangerbird RecordsListen | Buy
10.Caroline PolachekPangPerpetual NoviceListen | Buy
11.Charly BlissYoung EnoughBarsuk RecordsListen | Buy
12.DiivDeceiverCaptured TracksListen | Buy
13.Andrew BirdMy Finest Work YetLoma Vista RecordingsListen | Buy
14.Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!Polydor RecordsListen | Buy
15.BeckHyperspaceCapitol RecordsListen | Buy
16.Pernice BrothersSpread The FeelingAshmont RecordsBuy
17.Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteenGhosteen Ltd.Listen | Buy
18.New PornographersIn The Morse Code Of Brake LightsConcord RecordsListen | Buy
19.Charli XCXCharliAsylum RecordsListen | Buy
20.Bob MouldSunshine RockMerge RecordsListen | Buy

Here are Youtube and Spotify versions of a “Selections from” playlists featuring a great selection off of each album:

If you don’t see either of the embedded versions of the playlist, you can listen by clicking the direct links above.


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Top 20 Albums of 2013

# Artist Album Label
1. CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe Glassnote |Listen|Buy|
2. Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City XL |Listen|Buy|
3. National Trouble Will Find Me 4AD |Listen|Buy|
4. Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse Canvasback/Atlantic |Listen|Buy|
5. Eleanor Friedberger Personal Record Merge |Listen|Buy|
6. Sebadoh Defend Yourself Joyful Noise |Listen|Buy|
7. London Suede Bloodsports Warner Bros. |Listen|Buy|
8. Club 8 Above the City Labrador/Universal |Listen|Buy|
9. Charli XCX True Romance Atlantic |Listen|Buy|
10. Superchunk I Hate Music Merge |Listen|Buy|
11. Laura Veirs Warp & Weft Raven Marching Band |Listen|Buy|
12. Low The Invisible Way Subpop |Listen|Buy|
13. Foxygen We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace
& Magic
Jagjaguwar |Listen|Buy|
14. Head And The Heart Let’s Be Still Sub Pop |Listen|Buy|
15. Tegan & Sara Heartthrob Warner Bros. |Listen|Buy|
16. Strokes Comedown Machine RCA |Listen|Buy|
17. Iron & Wine Ghost on Ghost Nonesuch |Listen|Buy|
18. Kanye West Yeezus Def Jam |Listen|Buy|
19. Sleigh Bells Bitter Rivals Mom & Pop Music |Listen|Buy|
20. Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Domino |Listen|Buy|

If you don’t see either of the embedded versions of the playlist, you can listen to them directly from the source at Youtube or Spotify.

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Top 20 Albums of 2010

# Artist Album Label
1. Beach House Teen Dream
Sub Pop |Listen|Buy|
2. Manic Steet Preachers Postcards From A Younger Man
Columbia |Listen|Buy|
3. Band Of Horses Infinite Arms
Fat Possum |Listen|Buy|
4. National High Violet
4AD |Listen|Buy|
5. Jenny & Johnny I’m Having Fun Now
Warner Bros. |Listen|Buy|
6. Laura Veirs July Flame
Raven Marching Band |Listen|Buy|
7. New Pornographers Together Matador |Listen|Buy|
8. Frightened Rabbit Winter Of Mixed Drinks
Fat Cat |Listen|Buy|
9. Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record Arts & Craft |Listen|Buy|
10. Best Coast Crazy For You Mexican Summer |Listen|Buy|
11. Vampire Weekend Contra XL |Listen|Buy|
12. Arcade Fire The Suburbs Merge |Listen|Buy|
13. Twin Shadow Forget Terrible |Listen|Buy|
14. Black Keys Brothers Nonesuch |Listen|Buy|
15. Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin Frenchkiss |Listen|Buy|
16. Yeasayer Odd Blood Secretly Canadian |Listen|Buy|
17. Dum Dum Girls I Will Be Sub Pop |Listen|Buy|
18. Broken Bells Broken Bells Columbia |Listen|Buy|
19. Four Tet There Is Love In You Domino |Listen|Buy|
20. Stars The Five Ghosts Vagrant |Listen|Buy|

Honorable Mention:

Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises – Caldo Verde
Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo – Sub Pop
Posies – Blood/Candy – Rykodisc
Pernice Brothers – Goodbye, Killer – Ashmont
Nada Surf – If I Had A Hi-Fi – Mardev
Marnie Stern – Marnie Stern – Kill Rock Stars
Sarah Harmer – Oh Little Fire – Zoe
Bettie Serveert – Pharmacy Of Love – Second Motions
Freedy Johnston – Rain On The City – S/R
Teenage Fanclub – Shadows – Merge
Matt Pond PA – The Dark Leaves – Megaforce
Neil Young – Le Noise – Reprise
Local Natives – Gorilla Manor – Frenchkiss
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Playlist: Best Songs of 2010

Below is a playlist featuring some of the best tracks off the albums listed on my Top 20 list of 2010.  If you do not see the embedded playlist below please follow this link.

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