Right, it is THAT horrid time of year, innit. I know there have been on-going threads like this and I know some people think it is too early... but, as there is little left to be released this year and to save various other threads starting, I thought I'd make this one and get the ball-rolling.
My Top 10 of 2010*
1. Deftones - Diamond Eyes
2. Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here
3. Weezer - Hurley
4. Uffie - Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans
5. Blood Red Shoes - Fire Like This
6. Villagers - Becoming a Jackal
7. Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner
8. Besnard Lakes - ...Are the Roaring Night
9. Errors - Come Down With Me
10. Sufjan Stevens - Age of Adz
Honourable mentions: Kelis, Mount Kimbie, White Hinterland, These New Puritans, Rufus Wainwright, Bryan Ferry, Broken Bells, LCD Soundsystem, Crystal Castles, Jonsi, Ed Harcourt, Foals, Caribou, Yeasayer, Ikonika, Pantha du Prince, Darkstar, The National, Noveller, Richard Skelton, Shearwater, Ratatat, and The Social Network soundtrack.
p.s. does anyone wanna nominate themselves for totting up the lists into some user-voted chart?
p.p.s. if anyone is curious how the DiS staff list is put together, I just posted a blog about it over on my Tumblr http://seaninsound.tumblr.com/
* = subject to change, blahblahblah