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2010, the year that was in music

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After 2009,  2010 was a disappointing year of music for me. There were still a few gems though; here are my end of year lists:

Top 10 “instrumental” albums:

1. Ef – Mourning Golden Morning

2. Ólafur Arnalds – …& They Have Escaped the Weight of Darkness

3. Eimog – Scenario

4. Collapse Under the Empire – Find a Place to be Safe/The Siren Sounds

5. Peter Broderick – Music for Contemporary Dance

6. Eluvium – Similes

7. Nic Bommarito – Harp Fragments

8. Sophie Hutchings – Becalmed

9. Goldmund – Famous Places

10. Kristin Rule – The Knife that Cuts a Tear

Top 10 “instrumental” tracks:

1. Collapse Under the Empire – Violet Skies

2. Ef – Sons of Ghosts

3. Maybeshewill – To the Skies from a Hillside

4. Eimog – Madre

5. Kwoon – Ayron Norya

6. Codes in the Clouds – We Anchor in Hope (Tom Hodge remix)

7. Goldmund – Jones Beach Dunes

8. Last Lungs – Oh, Good Morning

9. Ólafur Arnalds – Hagt, Kemur Ljosya

10. Hans Zimmer – Time

Top 10 “song” albums:

1. Peter Broderick – How They Are

2. The Jezabels – Dark Storm EP

3. Jónsi - Go

4. The National – High Violet

5. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

6. Frightened Rabbit – The Winter of Mixed Drinks

7. Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises

8. Sun Kil Moon – I’ll Be There

9. Sam Amidon – All is Well

10. William Fitzsimmons – Derivatives

Top 10 “songs”:

1. The National- Bloodbuzz Ohio

2. Peter Broderick – Sideline

3. Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises

4. The Jezabels – Sahara Mahala

5. The Jezabels – A Little Piece

6. Arcade Fire – Suburban War

7. Jónsi - Tornado

8. Frightened Rabbit – Skip the Youth

9. Bill Callahan – The Breeze/My Baby Cries

10. Sufjan Stevens – Heirloom

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