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My Favorite 25 Albums of 2010: 25 – 11

The album, unlike the single, is a complete offering. It’s not just verse, chorus, verse, chorus, interlude, chorus, outro. It’s not one lone musical idea. It’s an entire pallet of ideas. It’s an opera, a play, a novel. The album can be one of the greatest pieces of art, and when properly done, it’s magical.

And so, here are my favorite albums of 2010 (part 1): Continue reading

Best of 2010 – Late Realizations

While working on my Best Of 2010 posts, there have been a few bands and albums that I’ve neglected throughout the year. Some I listened to and didn’t think much of. Others I just recently picked up. But all of these songs are awesome, and they all belong in this post.

These aren’t the best songs of the year, nor are all of the albums they’re found on the best albums of the year. But due to my apparent inefficiency in listening to music, I’ve glossed over these, and feel obligated to share them with you before the year is done.

Justin Townes Earle – Slippin’ and Slidin’

Deerhunter – Sailing

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Beat The Devil’s Tattoo