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Monday, 20 December 2010 20:16

Top Album Spins of 2010

Top Album Spins of 2010 Archie Lee Coates
Written by KDHX

So much music, so little time. As the year draws to a close, find out what was hot on 88.1 KDHX as we look back at the Top Album Spins of 2010.

Don't miss the Top Local Spins and KDHX DJ Top Ten Albums of 2010 lists. And be sure to check out all the KDHX Best of 2010 coverage.

Spins Artist  Album


117 New Pornographers Together
99 Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings I Learned the Hard Way
91 Arcade Fire The Suburbs
89 Zion Strictly Roots
87 The National High Violet
80 Best Coast Crazy For You
77 The Black Keys Brothers
77 The Hold Steady Heaven Is Whenever
73 She & Him Volume 2
70 Beach House Teen Dream
70 Belle and Sebastian Write About Love
68 Galactic Ya-Ka-May
68 Spoon Transference
66 Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid
64 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today
63 Bettye LaVette Interpretations: The British...
63 Peter Wolf Midnight Souvenirs
61 Alejandro Escovedo Street Songs of Love
59 Of Montreal False Priest
59 Ossie Dellimore Reggae Music
57 The Bird and the Bee Interpreting the Masters...
53 Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record
53 Ted Leo and the Pharmacists Brutalist Bricks
52 Carolina Choclate Drops Genuine Negro Jig
52 Midlake The Courage of Others
52 Tight Pants Syndrome Fully Attractive
51 Kings Go Forth The Outsiders Are Back
51 Sleigh Bells Treats
50 Dr. Dog Shame, Shame
50 The Black Angels Phosphene Dream
47 Caribou Swim
47 Drive-By Truckers The Big To-Do
47 Vampire Weekend Contra
46 Band of Horses Infinite Arms
46 Charlotte Gainsbourg IRM
46 Ray Wylie Hubbard A: Enlightenment...
45 Gogol Bordello Trans-Continental Hustle
45 Kentucky Knife Fight We're All Nameless Here
45 M.I.A. Maya
44 Blitzen Trapper Destroyer of the Void
44 Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
43 Dungen Skit I Allt
43 Frightened Rabbit The Winter of Mixed Drinks
43 Mark Ronson & the Business... Record Collection
43 Ra Ra Riot The Orchard
42 Deer Tick Black Dirt Sessions
42 LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening
42 Nick Curran and the Lowlifes Reform School Girl
40 Tame Impala Inner Speaker
39 Robert Plant Band of Joy
39 The Apples In Stereo Travellers in Space and Time
39 The Budos Band The Budos Band III
38 Eli "Paperboy" Reed Come and Get It
38 Los Lobos Tin Can Trust
38 Teenage Fanclub Shadows
37 Bettie Serveert Pharmacy of Love
37 Surfer Blood Astro Coast
37 The Like Release Me
36 Broken Bells Broken Bells
36 Freedy Johnston Rain on the City
36 Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here
36 Interpol Interpol
36 John Hiatt The Open Road
36 MGMT Congratulations
36 Patty Griffin Downtown Church
35 Orgone Cali Fever
35 Preservation Hall Jazz Band Preservation...
35 Various Twistable Turnable Man...
34 Bryan Ferry Olympia
34 Film School Fission
34 Goldfrapp Head First
34 Johnny Cash American VI: Ain't No Grave
34 Mavis Staples You Are Not Alone
34 Wolf Parade Expo 86
33 Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot...
33 Joanna Newsom Have One on Me
33 Mumford & Sons Sigh No More
33 The Books The Way Out
33 The Magnetic Fields Realism
33 Trombone Shorty Backatown
32 Gorillaz Plastick Beach
32 Karate Bikini A Demonstration
32 Someone Still Loves You Boris... Let It Sway
31 Hot Chip One Life Stand
31 Magnolia Summer The Current Moves / The Slip
31 Nada Surf If I Had a Hi-Fi
31 The Acorn No Ghost
30 Brothers Lazaroff Give 'Em What They Need
30 Devo Something for Everybody
30 Retribution Gospel Choir 2
30 Shelby Lynne Tears, Lies and Alibis
30 The Chemical Brothers Further

Methodological note: Data is based on spins from January 1, 2010 to December 15, 2010. Only albums with 30 spins or more were included. Only 2010 releases (not reissues) were included.

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Recent Spins:

Swipesy Cakewalk by Tom Mcdermott from Choro Do Norte (Str) spun by Sean Smothers at 6:55pm on Gettin' Down to It (Sat Feb 6th)

Dr. Jazz by Ellis Marsalis from Heart Of Gold (Columbia) spun by Sean Smothers at 6:51pm on Gettin' Down to It (Sat Feb 6th)

Tee Na Na by Henry Butler from Blues After Sunset (Black Top) spun by Sean Smothers at 6:47pm on Gettin' Down to It (Sat Feb 6th)

Late At Night by The Iguanas from The Iguanas (Geffen*) spun by Sean Smothers at 6:41pm on Gettin' Down to It (Sat Feb 6th)