Tuesday, December 28, 2010

2010 Top 50 Albums of the Year: Honorable Mentions

2010 has been an incredible versatile year for music, and a great way to kick off the second decade of the 21st century. I decided to go big this year and move from doing a top 10 list...all the way to my top 50 favorite albums. But first before we get to that, let's take a look at some of the honorable mentions of the year:

A Sunny Day In Glasgow
Genre: Dream-pop
Sample Songs: "Drink Drank Drunk", "Sigh, inhibitionist (Come all day with me)"

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network OST
Genre: Ambient, Industrial, Movie Soundtrack

Burzum - Belus
Genre: Black Metal
Sample Songs: "Kaimadalthas' nedstigning", "Morgenrøde"

Husky Rescue - Ship of Light
Genre: Ambient, Trip-Hop

The Roots - How I Got Over
Genre: Hip-hop, neo-soul

Matthew Dear - Black City
Genre: Electronic, down-tempo

The Seven Fields of Aphelion - Periphery
Genre: Experimental, Psychedelic, Keyboard

Jonsi - Go
Genre: Baroque pop, Sigur Ros
Sample Songs: "Go Do", "Kolniður"

Anamanaguchi - Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game OST
Genre: 8-bit, Video Game Music

The Ruby Suns - Fight Softly
Genre: Synth-pop
Sample Songs: "Cranberry", "Dusty Fruit"

That about wraps it up for the honorable mentions! Stay tuned till next time! Next couple of days I'll reveal the top 50 albums of the year! I'll probably separate it into a couple posts to drag it out, but they shall be up before the year is over :)


  1. 50 ALBUMS!?

    You know, I haven't seen anyone mention Jonsi, so I'm glad you did. That was a great album!

  2. Yeah, I felt like getting crazy epic this year!