Staff List — Best Albums of 2010

Seth Tippey: 1) The Drums – The Drums There’s something amazing about a collection of songs that don’t sound all that different from one another, don’t do anything particularly challenging or force the listener to give a song a second listen to grasp the nuances, yet ultimately provides some of the most satisfyingly catchy music … Continue reading

Wolf Parade, Das Racist, Crystal Castles: The Top Songs of the Week

“Not in Love ft. Robert Smith,” Crystal Castles. The Cure have been relegated to the background in the last few years, even though their dark pop stylings can be traced through 2010 from witch-house to the impassioned vocals of Future Islands. The original “Not in Love” appears on Crystal Castles with the vocal track buried … Continue reading

Top 25 Songs of 2009

25) “Two Weeks,” Grizzly Bear. Working since 2004 as something like indie rock choirboys, Grizzly Bear have with them now a song to make even Brian Wilson smile. Despite Veckatimest’s shortcomings (a tendency to bore), “Two Weeks” is tight, compact, and the best that GB has to offer. The stoned, peaceful cadence for the verse is … Continue reading

Top 25 Albums of the Decade

This post is going to be far too short and much too whimsical. This is a heavytopic, god damnit — the top 25 albums of the decade! That’s ten years, people! Ten fucking years. I crawled from 12 to 22. Others did the same. Music came pouring out of our hands, feet, and kisses. We’re still … Continue reading

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