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Avalanche: Best of 2010

I generally find that the odd years are far better than the even years in music release quality. If you use the metric of a 'good' year, as I think most critics do, as the emergence of massively interesting break-through bands coming out from the ether (like say Fever Ray or The xx from last year), then you can say that 2010 is an off year in relation to 2010. 2010 largely featured the release of several good to great albums from (More...)

Mark: Best of 2010

2010 was a great year for shows. I got to see several bands that I had been waiting a long time to see, new bands that I just discovered, as well as classic bands that I can't enough of. Living in NYC, there were a lot of special anniversary, farewell, and one-off shows that I got to catch (More...)

Jbird: Best of 2010

2010 was a strange year for me and music. It seemed like every other week (especially in the first half of the year), yet another of my old favorite bands was releasing a brand-new album: The Hold Steady, Wintersleep, The New Pornographers, Shout Out Louds, Les Savy Fav, Wolf Parade, Apples in Stereo, and on and on… (More...)