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11:05 am
Thu December 16, 2010

Best Pop and Indie Music of 2010

Four fabulous music junkies join us as we take a look at the best indie and pop music of 2010.

 

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Michael Byars, KCUR

 

1) The Black Angels - Phosphene Dream
2) Freelance Whales - Weathervanes
3) Jonsi - Go
4) The Budos Band - III
5) Cowboy Indian Bear - Each Other All the Time
6) The Fall - Hot Cake
7) Bettye Lavette - Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
8) Barclay Martin Ensemble - Pools That Swell with the Rain
9) Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs of Love
10) Junip - Fields

Laura Lorson, Kansas Public Radio

1) The Octopus Project - Hexadecagon
2) Thee Oh Sees - Warm Slime
3) Four Tet - There Is Love in You
4) The Fresh & Onlys - Play It Strange
5) Royal Baths - Litanies
6) Sea of Bees - Songs for the Ravens
7) Sleigh Bells - Treats
8) Jonsi - Go
9) Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
10) Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffit - Before Today

Steve Wilson, Kief's Music, Lawrence, KS

1) Black Angels - Phosphene Dream
2) Mystery Jets - Serotonin
3) Manic Street Preachers - Postcards from a Young Man
4) Jesse Malin - Love it to Life
5) Bleach Bloodz -Rock n Roll/Live and Raw/Devil Magick
6) Diamond Rings - Special Affections
7) Wounded Lion - Wounded Lion
8) Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
9) Roky Erickson - True Love Cast Out All Evil
10) Aloe Blacc - Good Things / J. Roddy Walston and the Business - J. Roddy Walston and the Business (tie)

Tim Finn, Kansas City Star

1) Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid
2) Black Angels - Phosphene Dream
3) Junip - Fields
4) The National - High Violet
5) Black Keys - Brothers
6) Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
7) Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark ...
8) Soft Reeds- Are Bastards

 

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