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The 70 Best Albums of 2010

2010's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.

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Chris Cohen: As If Apart

As If Apart isn’t that much different than his debut, 2012's Overgrown Path, though it lends an additional vivacity that enhances Cohen’s knack for compositional balance.

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The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

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Ariel Pink: pom pom

pom pom is up there with Ariel Pink's very best work, even if there’s nothing as insanely hooky as “Round and Round".

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

The debut album from these indie rockers generates a sense of forgettable déjå vu.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: 2 June 2011 - New York

Ariel Pink's fuzzy casual performance was held together by Haunted Graffiti's supremely tight rhythm section.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Before Today

Some thought that Ariel Pink would be nothing without his tape fuzz and helplessness. Man, were they wrong.

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The Day the (AM) Music Died

There are songs played on AM radio that I would never put on at home, or want to hear in a bar or on an iPod; they only seem to sound good on a tinny AM receiver, especially the one in my car.

Jay Somerset
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Holy Shit: Stranded at Two Harbors

With a crackling collection of shambolic pop, Holy Shit prove as endearingly sophomoric as their name.


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