John Greak Poop ’10

Wish I had something interesting to say; alas, the only news I have is that 2010 was a pretty – I said pretty – good year for new music. These are my 15 fave raves, in some particular order.

cover of Ted Leo/Pharmacists - The Brutalist Bricks  Buy New or Used via amazon
1. Ted Leo/PharmacistsThe Brutalist Bricks

cover of Sharon Van Etten - Epic  Buy New or Used via amazon
2. Sharon Van EttenEpic

cover of Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest  Buy New or Used via amazon
3. DeerhunterHalcyon Digest

cover of The National - High Violet  Buy New or Used via amazon
4. The NationalHigh Violet

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5. Titus AndronicusThe Monitor

cover of The Thermals - Personal Life  Buy New or Used via amazon
6. The ThermalsPersonal Life

cover of She & Him - Vol. 2  Buy New or Used via amazon
7. She & HimVol. 2

cover of Best Coast - Crazy For You  Buy New or Used via amazon
8. Best CoastCrazy For You

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9. Setting SunFantasurreal

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10. The Hold SteadyHeaven Is Whenever

11. The Bird & The BeeInterpreting The Masters Volume 1: A Tribute To Daryl Hall & John Oates
12. The New PornographersTogether
13. The Mimicking BirdsSelf Titled
14. Nightmares For A WeekDon’t Die
15. Olafur ArnaldsAnd They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness

The Hold Steady – Bearsville Theater 4/8/10
The Hold Steady – The Linda 4/7/10
The National/The Antlers – Radio City Music Hall 6/16/10
Neil Young/Bert Jansch – Palace Theatre 5/18/10
Yo La Tengo/Bonnie Prince Billy – Maxwell’s 12/7/10
New Pornographers – Bearsville Theater 5/6/10
The Flaming Lips – Mid-Hudson Civic Center 4/17/10

Black Swan
The Social Network
Easy A
The Kids Are All Right
Carlos (The abbreviated version!)
The Town