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Friday, June 25, 2010

1st 1/2 2010 by #s & more qual.

today, reviewed the pop music of the year.

# of 2010 albums obtained: 42

# of 2010 songs obtained: 459

most listened to album: Beach House - "Teen Dream"

but the most exciting: Flying Lotus - "Cosmogramma"

unexpected delight: Wavves - "King of the Beach"

expected delight: Black Keys - "Brothers"

expected failure: Ludacris - "Battle of the Sexes"

unexpected failure: Autechre - "Oversteps"

# live bands observed: 17

that cost about: <100 dollars

because: parasitic good friend

best performance: Beach House

best anticipated performance: Pixies 

worst?: Surfer Blood

overrated album: LCD Soundsystem - "This is Happening"

underrated: Harlem - "Hippies"

2nd1/2.2010?: Panda Bear. Big Boi.


dance: Robyn "Dancing on My Own" (Body Talk Pt.1)
dancepunk: !!! "The Most Certain Sure" (Strange Weather, Isn't It?)
gpleasure: Uffie "Art of Uff" (Sex Dreams and Denim Jeans)
jockjam: Caribou "Odessa" (Swim)
minimal: Panthu du Prince "Stick to My Side" (Black Noise)
str8upelectronic: Flying Lotus "Computer Face" (Cosmogramma)
whatever Wavves is: Wavves "Mickey Mouse" (King of the Beach)
female voice: Four Tet "Love Cry" (There is Love in You)
rock: Black Keys "Tighten Up" (Brothers)
indie rock: Plants and Animals "Tom Cruz" (LaLaLand)
beautiful: Beach House "Silver Soul" (Teen Dream)
also pretty: Morning Benders "Excuses" (Big Echo)
personally relevant/chillwave: Tame Impala "Solitude is Bliss" (Innerspeaker)
loud: Sleigh Bells "Crown on the Ground" (Treats)
hiphop: Big Boi "Lookin' for Ya" (noalbum)
r&b: Sharon Jones "Better Things" (I Learned the Hard Way) 
experimental: Liars "No Barrier Fun" (Sisterworld)
chamber pop: Owen Pallet "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" (Heartland)
pop: Drake "Over" (Thank Me Later)
overall: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti "Round and Round" (Before Today)


-soul of lists

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