Sunday, December 19, 2010

Cornstalk's Best of 2010

Cornstalk is the most recent addition to our staff, but he can already whip together a year-end list like a pro.

10 Favorites of 2010:
1. Small Black - New Chain (Jagjaguwar)
2. Silje Nes - Opticks (FatCat)
3. Islaja - Keraaminen Pää (Fonal)
4. Four Tet - There is Love in You (Domino)
5. The Fall - Your Future Our Clutter (Domino)
6. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma (Warp)
7. Group Inerane - Guitars From Agadez Vol. 3 (Sublime Frequencies)
8. CocoRosie - Grey Oceans (Sub Pop)
9. Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here (Matador)
10. Teenage Fanclub - Shadows (Merge)

Other Great Things:
  • Various Artists - In the Storm So Long (Mississippi)
  • "Be Still" feat. Janelle Monae & "Fo Yo Sorrows" feat. George Clinton and Too Short!!! from Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty (Def Jam)
  • Television Personalities - "You're My Yoko" 7" (Rocket Girl)
  • Forest Swords - Dagger Paths EP (Olde English Spelling Bee)
  • "Dance Yrself Clean" from LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening (DFA/Capitol)
  • Shackleton - Fabric 55 (Fabric)
  • "Rosemarie" from Superchunk - Majesty Shredding (Merge)
  • Moles - Untune the Sky reissue (Kill Shaman)
  • Various Artists - Fanajana: A Collection of Recordings and Photography from Madagasikara (Mississippi)
  • "Soldier of Love" from Sade - Soldier of Love (Epic)
  • The title of Bird Peterson's album, Drankenstein (Mad Decent)

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