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The Best Albums of 2010 | Part Two

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Today, we continue on with paragraphical odes to our favorite albums of 2010. To see the entire list so far, go here! Best Coast | Crazy For You (Mexican Summer) [buy] Surf. Garage. Indie. Motown. ’50s pop. Grunge. Lo-fi. Fuzz. Doo-wop. Roll up all of these genres together in equal portions, … Read more

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We Come Bearing Gifts | The 2010 Holiday Song Round Up

The Apache Relay We must take a quick pause from our Best of the 2010 reindeer games to round up a collection of new holiday songs. We posted the link to download the awesome Target Christmas album a few weeks ago, but here we offer a random assortment of thingamabobs, whatchamacallits, and widgets to boost … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Common Prayer – Us vs. Them

The Brooklyn-based Common Prayer is the new project of Jason Russo (of Hopewell) and Alexandra Marvar (with John Anderson and Karen Codd joining them live). I’ll just say it simply and ineloquently: the new album, There Is A Mountain, is the best stuff I’ve heard in awhile. Last night, I put the 11-track release on … Read more