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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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Emeralds: Just to Feel Anything

Innovation may have been forsaken for a redefinition, but Emeralds are still at the vanguard of a musical style that is definitively their own.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for November

Before the release schedule becomes all about Christmas albums and deluxe box sets, November offers enough long-awaited albums and under-the-radar gems to hold you over for the holidays.

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Mark McGuire: Get Lost

Mark McGuire releases his umpteenth album of impressionistic guitar drone ambient.

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Mark McGuire: A Young Person's Guide to Mark McGuire

Mark McGuire's recordings from limited cassettes, CD-Rs, and singles find him using his guitar to make a double album that's both folksy and warm, as well as experimental and psychedelic.

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Mark McGuire: Living With Yourself

By the album’s end, you’ll be returning to those Emeralds releases wondering if anybody else was even playing on them at all.

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Emeralds: Does It Look Like I'm Here?

Emeralds, thank God you're here...

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Emeralds: What Happened

The majestic and carefully considered playing on What Happened finds Emeralds working as one to produce a solid collection of electronic landscapes.


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