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DJ Top Ten Of 2010 Lists

John Richards
  • 1. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 2. Total Life Forever by Foals (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 3. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 4. Phosphene Dream by Black Angels (Blue Horizon) Buy!
  • 5. All Night by Houses (Lefse) Buy!
  • 6. Fences by Fences (Onto) Buy!
  • 7. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 8. Treats by Sleigh Bells (Mom + Pop) Buy!
  • 9. Pickin Up the Pieces by Fitz & The Tantrums (Dangerbird) Buy!
  • 10. This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Virgin) Buy!
Cheryl Waters
  • Total Life Forever by Foals (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • Expo 86 by Wolf Parade (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Virgin) Buy!
  • Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • Brothers by The Black Keys (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • Age of Adz by Sufjan Stevens (Asthmatic Kitty) Buy!
  • Odd Blood by Yeasayer (Secretly Canadian) Buy!
  • Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
Kevin Cole
  • 1. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 2. Go by Jonsi (XL) Buy!
  • 3. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Virgin) Buy!
  • 4. Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 5. Heligoland by Massive Attack (Virgin) Buy!
  • 6. Magic Central by Breathe Owl Breathe (Hometapes) Buy!
  • 7. How I Got Over by The Roots (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 8. The Vs. EP by Macklemore x Ryan Lewis (self-released) Buy!
  • 9. Total Life Forever by Foals (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 10. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
Stevie Zoom
  • Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • Oro by Choc Quib Town (Nacional) Buy!
  • The Big To-Do by Drive-By Truckers (ATO) Buy!
  • Your Future Our Clutter by The Fall (Domino) Buy!
  • Heaven Is Whenever by The Hold Steady (Vagrant) Buy!
  • The Hundred In The Hands by The Hundred In The Hands (Warp) Buy!
  • The Grand Theatre Volume One by Old 97's (New West) Buy!
  • Cali Fever by Orgone (Ubiquity) Buy!
  • Come & Get It! by Eli "Paperboy" Reed (Capitol) Buy!
  • The World That Never Was by The Secret History (Le Grand Magistery) Buy!
Larry Rose
  • 1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 2. Swim by Caribou (Merge) Buy!
  • 3. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 4. Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 5. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 6. Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 7. Good Things by Aloe Blacc (Stones Throw) Buy!
  • 8. The Age of Adz by Sufjan Stevens (Asthmatic Kitty) Buy!
  • 9. Black Sands by Bonobo (Ninja Tune) Buy!
  • 10. Special Affections by Diamond Rings (Secret City) Buy!
DJ Shannon
  • 1. Total Life Forever by Foals (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 2. Odd Blood by Yeasayer (Secretly Canadian) Buy!
  • 3. Astro Coast by Surfer Blood (Kanine) Buy!
  • 4. Rise Ye Sunken Ships by Augustines (self-released) Buy!
  • 5. Gorilla Manor by Local Natives (Frenchkiss) Buy!
  • 6. InnerSpeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 7. Brothers by The Black Keys (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 8. The Youth Die Young by Mad Rad (Out for Stardom) Buy!
  • 9. Mines by Menomena (Barsuk) Buy!
  • 10. King of the Beach by Wavves (Fat Possum) Buy!
Darek Mazzone
  • 1. Contra by Vampire Weekend (XL) Buy!
  • 2. Expo Undercover by The Shanghai Restoration Project (Culture Music) Buy!
  • 3. AfroCubisim by Various (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 4. Polska Rootz (Beats, Dubs and Future Folk) Poland by Various (Eastblok) Buy!
  • 5. Tradi-Mods vs Rockers by Konnono No 1 and Various (Crammed Discs) Buy!
  • 6. Waikyoku by Shing02 (e22) Buy!
  • 7. Eritrea’s Got Soul by Asmara All Stars (Out Here) Buy!
  • 8. 1977 by Ana Tijoux (Nacional) Buy!
  • 9. Radioclit Presents: The Sound of Club Secousse Vol. 1 by Various (Crammed Discs) Buy!
  • 10. Pomegranates by (Various) (B-Music) Buy!
DJ El Toro
  • 1. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA/Capitol) Buy!
  • 2. The ArchAndroid by Janelle Monae (Bad Boy/Wondaland) Buy!
  • 3. Queen of Denmark by John Grant (Bella Union) Buy!
  • 4. Go by Jonsi (XL) Buy!
  • 5. Learning by Perfume Genius (Matador) Buy!
  • 6. Head First by Goldfrapp (Mute) Buy!
  • 7. Praise & Blame by Tom Jones (Lost Highway) Buy!
  • 8. Valusia by Zola Jesus (Sacred Bones) Buy!
  • 9. All We Grow by S. Carey (Jagjaguwar) Buy!
  • 10. The Drums by The Drums (Downtown) Buy!
Greg Vandy
  • 1. Here’s To Takin’ It Easy by Phosphorescent (Dead Oceans) Buy!
  • 2. Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs Of John Prine by VA (Oh Boy) Buy!
  • 3. The Foundling by Mary Gauthier (Razor & Tie) Buy!
  • 4. Tall Hours in The Glowstream by Cotton Jones (Suicide Squeeze ?) Buy!
  • 5. Luck in the Valley by Jack Rose (Thrill Jockey) Buy!
  • 6. Obadiah by Frazey Ford (Nettwerk) Buy!
  • 7. You’re Not Alone by Mavis Staples (Anti) Buy!
  • 8. VA- Preservation by VA (Preservation Hall) Buy!
  • 9. Living Proof by Buddy Guy (Silvertone/Jive) Buy!
  • 10. Dead Friends by Shawn David McMillen (Tomkins Square) Buy!
Chilly
  • Swim by Caribou (Merge) Buy!
  • Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • Treats by Sleigh Bells (Mom & Pop Music) Buy!
  • Lucky Shiner by Gold Panda (Ghostly International) Buy!
  • No Más by Javelin (Luaka Bop) Buy!
  • King Of The Beach by Wavves (Fat Possum) Buy!
  • Pop Negro by El Guincho (Young Turks) Buy!
  • They La Soul by Mash Hall (self-released) Buy!
  • Grinderman 2 by Grinderman (Anti-) Buy!
  • Born Day by Vitamin D (self-released) Buy!
Don Slack
  • 1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 2. Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 3. The Guitar Song by Jamey Johnson (Mercury) Buy!
  • 4. Treats by Sleigh Bells (Mom+Pop/N.E.E.T.) Buy!
  • 5. The ArchAndroid by Janelle Monae (Bad Boy/Wondaland) Buy!
  • 6. The Monitor by Titus Andronicus (XL) Buy!
  • 7. Welder by Elizabeth Cook (31 Tigers) Buy!
  • 8. Crazy for You by Best Coast (Mexican Summer) Buy!
  • 9. The Lady Killer by Cee Lo Green (Elektra) Buy!
  • 10. 2 by Grinderman (Anti-) Buy!
Troy
  • 1. Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 2. High Violet by The National (4AD) Buy!
  • 3. I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron (XL) Buy!
  • 4. Happy Birthday by Happy Birthday (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 5. Gute Luft by Thomas Fehlmann (Kompakt) Buy!
  • 6. Congratulations by MGMT (Columbia) Buy!
  • 7. Minor Love by Adam Green (Fat Possum) Buy!
  • 8. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 9. Your Future Our Clutter by The Fall (Domino) Buy!
  • 10. Enchanted Chapel by The Young Evils (self-released) Buy!
Michele Myers
  • 1. This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA) Buy!
  • 2. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 3. Ya Ka May by Galactic (Anti) Buy!
  • 4. How I Got Over by The Roots (Mercury) Buy!
  • 5. Brothers by The Black Keys (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 6. Plastic Beach by Gorillaz (EMI) Buy!
  • 7. Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 8. Good Things by Aloe Blacc (Stones Throw) Buy!
  • 9. Heligoland by Massive Attack (Virgin) Buy!
  • 10. Further by The Chemical Brothers (Astralwerks/ Freestyle Dust) Buy!
Kid Hops
  • 1. North by Darkstar (Hyperdub) Buy!
  • 2. Strictly Dub by Prince Jammy (Pressure Sounds) Buy!
  • 3. Even If by Calibre (Signature) Buy!
  • 4. Black Sands by Bonobo (Ninja Tune) Buy!
  • 5. Re:Call to Mind by Commix (Metalheadz) Buy!
  • 6. Put the Stereo On by Gappy Ranks (Greensleeves) Buy!
  • 7. Rave Digger by Danny Byrd (Hospital) Buy!
  • 8. Netsky by Netsky (Hospital) Buy!
  • 9. Cajun Lunch by Ost & Kjex (Diynamic) Buy!
  • 10. Supersize by Prince Fatty (Mr. Bongo) Buy!
Quilty 3000
  • 1. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 2. Street Songs of Love by Alejandro Escovedo (Fantasy) Buy!
  • 3. To Dreamers by Kelley Stoltz (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 4. The Head and The Heart by The Head and The Heart (self-released) Buy!
  • 5. Majesty Shredding by Superchunk (Merge) Buy!
  • 6. I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron (XL) Buy!
  • 7. Harlem River Blues by Justin Townes Earl (Bloodshot) Buy!
  • 8. Tidelands by The Moondoggies (Hardly Art) Buy!
  • 9. Painted Hills by Painted Hills (Bird Song) Buy!
  • 10. Enchanted Chapel by The Young Evils (self-released) Buy!
Mel
  • 1. Further by The Chemical Brothers (Astralwerks/ Freestyle Dust) Buy!
  • 2. I Speak Because I Can by Laura Marling (Virgin) Buy!
  • 3. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 4. Swim by Caribou (Merge) Buy!
  • 5. Into the Great Wide Yonder by Trentemoller (In My Room) Buy!
  • 6. Black Noise by Pantha Du Prince (Rough Trade) Buy!
  • 7. Black City by Matthew Dear (Ghostly International) Buy!
  • 8. There Is Love In You by Four Tet (Domino) Buy!
  • 9. Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 10. Crazy for You by Best Coast (Mexican Summer) Buy!
DJ Sharlese
  • 1. The Drums by The Drums (Downtown) Buy!
  • 2. Dear God, I Hate Myself by Xiu Xiu (Kill Rock Stars) Buy!
  • 3. Champ by Tokyo Police Club (Mom + Pop Recording Co.) Buy!
  • 4. Expo '86 by Wolf Parade (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 5. Magic Bullets by Magic Bullets (Mon Amie) Buy!
  • 6. Turning On by Cloud Nothings (Car Park Records) Buy!
  • 7. Settings EP by Tanlines (True Panther) Buy!
  • 8. King Night by Salem (IAMSOUND) Buy!
  • 9. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 10. Downer EP by ✝NO VIRGIN✝ (Self Released) Buy!
Jon Kertzer
  • AfroCubism by AfroCubism (World Circuit/Nonesuch) Buy!
  • Eritrea's Got Soul by Asmara All-Stars (out/here) Buy!
  • I Speak Fula by Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba (Next Ambiance/Sub Pop) Buy!
  • Love and Death by Ebo Taylor (Strut) Buy!
  • Timbuktu Tarab by Khaira Arby (Clermont Music) Buy!
  • Baba Mo Tunde by King Sunny Ade (Mesa/Blue Moon/Indigedisc) Buy!
  • Shouka by Mariam Hassan (Nubenegra) Buy!
  • Mulatu Steps Ahead by Mulatu Astatke (Strut) Buy!
  • Smod by SMOD (Because) Buy!
  • Secret Agent by Tony Allen (World Circuit/Nonesuch) Buy!
DJ Alex
  • My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella) Buy!
  • Swim by Caribou (Domino) Buy!
  • Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • Triangulation by Scuba (Hotflush) Buy!
  • Cosmogramma by Flying Lotus (Warp) Buy!
  • Raw Cuts, Vol. 1 by Motor City Drum Ensemble (Faces) Buy!
  • Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • Black City by Matthew Dear (Ghostly International) Buy!
  • The Age of Adz by Sufjan Stevens (Asthmatic Kitty) Buy!
  • Long Distance by Onra (All City) Buy!
DJ Shani
  • 1. Black City by Matthew Dear (Ghostly International) Buy!
  • 2. Before Today by Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti (4AD) Buy!
  • 3. Lovely Gold by Michael Yonkers (Drag City) Buy!
  • 4. Innerspeaker by Tame Impala (Modular) Buy!
  • 5. Visionary Pangs by Dan Melchior und das Menace (S-S) Buy!
  • 6. The Waves by Tamaryn (Mexican Summer) Buy!
  • 7. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 8. Returnal by Oneohtrix Point Never (Editions Mego) Buy!
  • 9. I'm New Here by Gil Scott-Heron (XL) Buy!
  • 10. Everything In Between by No Age (Sub Pop) Buy!
Rachel
  • Before Today by Ariel Pink (4AD) Buy!
  • Bloodskul by Grave Babies (Skrot) Buy!
  • Sleepwalker by Nerve City (Sacred Bones) Buy!
  • Raw Pie by Personal and the Pizzas (1-2-3-4- Go!) Buy!
  • SPURM 2 by SPURM (ggnzla) Buy!
  • Males by The Intelligence (In the Red) Buy!
  • Warm Slime by Thee Oh Sees (In the Red) Buy!
  • Melted by Ty Segall (Goner) Buy!
  • Nothing Fits by Tyvek (In the Red) Buy!
  • Cracked Love and Other Drugs by Unnatural Helpers (Hardly Art) Buy!
Nate
  • 1. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 2. Fields by Junip (Mute) Buy!
  • 3. Go by Jónsi (XL) Buy!
  • 4. Snakes For The Divine by High On Fire (E1) Buy!
  • 5. One Life Stand by Hot Chip (Astralwerks) Buy!
  • 6. All Day by Girl Talk (Illegal Art) Buy!
  • 7. Plastic Beach by Gorillaz (Virgin) Buy!
  • 8. Sir Lucious Left Foot... The Son Of Chico Dusty by Big Boi (Def Jam) Buy!
  • 9. Sit Down, Man by Das Racist (Mad Decent) Buy!
  • 10. Scratch My Back by Peter Gabriel (Real World) Buy!
DJ Mr. West
  • 1. WWII by White Wires (Dirtnap) Buy!
  • 2. Francis Harold and the Holograms by Who Said These Were Happy Times (Going Underground/Square Wave) Buy!
  • 3. Crusing by Slices (Iron Lung) Buy!
  • 4. Fight Softly by Ruby Suns (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 5. Same LP by The Steve Adamyk Band (P.Trash) Buy!
  • 6. It's The Evil by White Lung (Deranged) Buy!
  • 7. Swanlights by Antony & the Jonhsons (Secretly Canadian)
  • 8. Cracked Love and other Drugs by Unnatural Helpers (Hardly Art) Buy!
  • 9. Have One on Me by Joanna Newsom (Drag City) Buy!
  • 10. The ArchAndroid by Janelle Monae (Wondaland/Bad Boy) Buy!
DJ Tim
  • 1. Forgiveness Rock Record by Broken Social Scene (Arts & Crafts) Buy!
  • 2. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 3. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 4. Gemini by Wild Nothing (Captured Tracks) Buy!
  • 5. Swim by Caribou (Merge) Buy!
  • 6. Forget by Twin Shadow (Terrible) Buy!
  • 7. Before Today by Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti (4AD) Buy!
  • 8. Color Your Life by Twin Sister (Infinite Best) Buy!
  • 9. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 10. High Violet by The National (4AD) Buy!
Marji Makers
  • 1. Brothers by The Black Keys (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 2. I'm Having Fun Now by Jenny & Johnny (Warner Brothers) Buy!
  • 3. The Secret Sisters by The Secret Sisters (Universal Republic) Buy!
  • 4. Lonely Mile by The Magic Mirrors (self-released) Buy!
  • 5. Here's To Taking It Easy by Phosphorescent (Dead Oceans) Buy!
  • 6. Been Listening by Johnny Flynn (Transgressive) Buy!
  • 7. Come And Get It! by Eli "Paperboy" Reed (Capitol) Buy!
  • 8. Crazy For You by Best Coast (Mexican Summer) Buy!
  • 9. Belle And Sebastian Write About Love by Belle & Sebastian (Rough Trade) Buy!
  • 10. The Heart Of The Nightlife by Kisses (This Is Music) Buy!
Masa
  • A Paean to Wilson by The Durutti Column (Kooky) Buy!
  • The Soft Wave by ARP (Smalltown Supersound) Buy!
  • Wata No Kemuri No Syotaijo by Eddie Marcon (Pong-Kong Record) Buy!
  • Skit I Allt by Dungen (Subliminal Sounds) Buy!
  • The Drummer 26 by Jeff Mills (Purpose Maker) Buy!
  • Thousand Words by The Portland Cello Project (PCPIndie) Buy!
  • Kaito by Trust Less (Kompakt Digital) Buy!
  • Today's Psalter EP by ARP & Anthony Moore (Rvng Intl.) Buy!
  • Music For Contemporary Dance by Peter Broderick (Erased Tapes Records) Buy!
  • Arkhaiomelisidonophunikheratos by Satanicpornocultshop (Some Bizzare) Buy!
DJ Ashley
  • 1. Swim by Caribou (Merge) Buy!
  • 2. Good Things by Aloe Blacc (Stones Throw) Buy!
  • 2. Halcyon Digest by Deerhunter (4AD) Buy!
  • 4. Does it Look Like I'm Here? by Emeralds (Editions Mego) Buy!
  • 5. Brothers by The Black Keys (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 6. There is Love in You by Four Tet (Domino) Buy!
  • 7. Cosmogramma by Flying Lotus (Warp) Buy!
  • 8. Cracked Love and other Drugs by Unnatural Helpers (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 9. Crazy for You by Best Coast (Mexican Summer) Buy!
  • 10. Black Sands by Bonobo (Ninja Tune) Buy!
DJ Rhythma
  • 1. Contra Mundum by Pop Dell'Arte (Presente) Buy!
  • 2. Funky Tumbao by Setenta (Hot Casa) Buy!
  • 3. Analog Drift by Chico Man (Wax Poetics) Buy!
  • 4. ORA by WAI (Jayrem Records) Buy!
  • 5. Afrobeast by Yaaba Funk (Yaabaphone) Buy!
  • 6. Mulatu Steps Ahead by Mulatu Astatke (Strut) Buy!
  • 7. Polska Rootz (Beats, Dubs and Future Folk) by Various (Eastblok) Buy!
  • 8. Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat by Charanjit Singh (Bombay Connection) Buy!
  • 9. Secret Agent by Tony Allen (Nonesuch) Buy!
  • 10. Expo by The Shanghai Restoration Project (Undercover Culture Music) Buy!
Marco Collins
  • 1. This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA) Buy!
  • 2. Subiza by Delorean (True Panther) Buy!
  • 3. Plastic Beach by Gorillaz (Virgin) Buy!
  • 4. Odd Blood by Yeasayer (Secretly Canadian) Buy!
  • 5. Victor Shade by Victor Shade (self-released) Buy!
  • 6. King of The Beach by Wavves (Fat Possum) Buy!
  • 7. Let It Sway by Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (Polyvinyl) Buy!
  • 8. Fences by Fences (onto) Buy!
  • 9. There Is Love In You by Four Tet (Domino) Buy!
  • 10. Color Your Life by Twin Sister (Infinite Best) Buy!
Hans
  • 1. Teen Dream by Beach House (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 2. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire (Merge) Buy!
  • 3. The Witmark Demos 1962-1964 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 9) by Bob Dylan (Columbia/Legacy) Buy!
  • 4. Good Things by Aloe Blacc (Stones Throw) Buy!
  • 5. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (DFA) Buy!
  • 6. Total Life Forever by Foals (Sub Pop) Buy!
  • 7. I Learned the Hard Way by Sharon Jones (Daptone) Buy!
  • 8. Go by Jonsi (XL) Buy!
  • 9. The Lady Killer by Cee Lo Green (Elektra) Buy!
  • 10. Heartland & Swedish Love Story by Owen Pallett (Domino) Buy!

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