My Year In Lists, 2010 (Part 2)

2010 was jam packed with gigs, cool songs and some brilliant new bands. Here comes the obligatory second part of my posting of menial lists about 2010.

Top 10 Tracks for 2010

10. Bullies – The Twerps (7″ Split w/ The Ancients)
9. Sentimental X’s – Broken Social Scene (Forgiveness Rock Record)
8. Gold Canary – Cloud Control (Bliss Release)
7. Tornado – Jónsi (Go)
6. King Of The Beach – Wavves (King Of The Beach)
5. Undertow – Warpaint (The Fool)
4. Norway – Beach House (Teen Dream)
3. Five Little Rooms – Menomena (Mines)
2. Futile Devices – Sufjan Stevens (The Age Of Adz)
1. Round And Round – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti (Before Today)

Top Five EP’s

5. Dark Storm – The Jezabels
4. To Anything – bearhug
3. Broken Dreams Club – Girls
2. How To Destroy Angels – How To Destroy Angels
1. All Well That Ends – Los Campesinos!

Top 8 Gigs for 2010

8. Eddy Current Suppression Ring @ The Palace (16/04)
7. Tame Impala @ The Forum (21/05)
6. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Billboards (31/07)
5. The Drones, PK 14, The Twerps @ The Forum (22/10)
4. My Disco @ The Hi Fi (03/12)
3. Philadelphia Grand Jury, Howl, bearhug @ The Corner (06/11)
2. Jónsi @ The Palace (04/08)
1. Future of the Left @ The Corner (08/01)

Oh, and I saw Horsell Common’s last ever show at The Arthouse, which was amazing, but didn’t include it on the list.

Top 5 “Bands that will be MASSIVE”

Criteria: No Full Length Album Released…

5. The Jezabels
4. Duck Fight Goose
3. Kimbra
2. Stonefield (formerly Iotah)
1. The Middle East

Top 5 Most Anticipated 2011 Albums

5. Let England Shake – PJ Harvey
4. TBA – Queens of the Stone Age
3. Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will – Mogwai
2. TBA – Future of the Left
1. TBA – The Middle East

Top 10 Tracks Played (According to Last.fm)

10. KC Accidental – Broken Social Scene
9. Drink Nike – Future of the Left
7. Meet Me In The Basement – Broken Social Scene
7. Obstacle 1 – Interpol
6. Chase Scene – Broken Social Scene
5. The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
4. Solitude Is Bliss – Tame Impala
3. Anthems For A Seventeen Year-Old Girl – Broken Social Scene
2. War Coward – Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire!
1. Looks Just Like The Sun – Broken Social Scene

Top 10 Artists (According to Last.fm)

10. Interpol (266)
9. Spoon (309)
8. Menomena (310)
7. The Mars Volta (346)
6. Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! (358)
5. Tame Impala (598)
4. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (455)
3. The National (489)
2. Future of the Left (649)
1. Broken Social Scene (1,222)

 

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~ by Michael Hodder on December 31, 2010.

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