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Mystery Train Top 10 Albums of 2010

1. Leatherface - The Stormy Petrel - No Idea
2. Konono No. 1 - Assume Crash Position - Crammed
3. Rasputina - Sister Kinderhook - Filthy Bonnet Co.
4. Retribution Gospel Choir - Retribution Gospel Choir 2 - Sub Pop
5. Grinderman - Grinderman 2 - Anti-
6. Bottomless Pit - Blood Under The Bridge - Self-released
7. Cassie Morgan and The Lonely Pine - Weathered Hands, Weary Eyes - Self-released
8. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba - I Speak Fula - out | here
9. Frog Eyes - Paul's Tomb: A Triumph - Dead Oceans
10. Jon Langford And Skull Orchard - Old Devils - Bloodshot

That's my somewhat arbitrary list for the year, which of course doesn't include any of the records I didn't yet get a proper chance to hear. There were many others which were considerably good, some of which I'll rattle off here: Kaki King, Gil Scott-Heron, Gogol Bordello, Gotan Project, Quasi, Jucifer, Deer Tick, Dr. Dog, Valient Thorr, Mikal Shapiro, River City Extension, The Dreamers featuring Marc Ribot, Masada String Trio, Vijay Iyer, M.I.A., Mountain Man, Danbert Nobacon, a triple album by Joanna Newsom, and some noteworthy local releases by Beth Bombara, Pretty Little Empire and Theodore, among others. My own band, The May Day Orchestra, also released a CD and LP this year which I think was a nice recording. For modesty's sake, it's not included either. E-mail mystery at kdhx dot org for any recommendations or with any questions. Happy holidays and happy listening. 

Discussion started by KDHX , on 1402 days ago
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Tim Rakel
Of course I forgot several more I meant to include... tune in today to hear some of those new records, including New Orleans songwriter Joe Kile and Chicago rock band Brain Idea.

-Tim / Mystery Train 12/27/2010
1395 days ago
 

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