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peter likes music // 2010

Peter’s grandfather regularly remarks that he believes music continues to get better and better.  Peter has to agree.

Peter liked a lot of things in 2010.  Mostly he liked the music.  let me count the reasons:

favorite songs
favorite 20 albums
top 5 albums
top 5 eps

favorite official videos
favorite live videos
favorite concerts

albums
//////////// honorable mention
Avi Buffalo : “Avi Buffalo”
Broken Bells : “Broken Bells”
The Drums : “The Drums”
Surfer Blood : “Astro Coast”
Wolf Parade : “Expo ’86”

//////////// top 20

[20]  Best Coast : “Best Coast
[19] No Age : “Fever Dreaming
[18]  Wild Nothing : “Gemini
[17] Deerhunter : “Halcyon Digest
[16]  The Fresh & Onlys : “Play it Strange”
[15] Ruby SunsFight Softly
[14] Miniature Tigers : “F O R T R E S S
[13] Dr. Dog : “Shame Shame
[12] Crocodiles : “Sleep Forever
[11] Twin Shadow : “Forget
[10] Toro Y Moi : “Causers of This
[09] Morning Benders : “Big Echo
[08] Wavves : “King of the Beach
[07] MGMT : “Congratulations
[06] Here We Go Magic : “Pigeons

//////////// top 5 albums

[05] Abe VigodaCrush
read more here.

[04] Ariel Pink’s Haunted GrafittiBefore Today

[03] Beach HouseTeen Dream

[02] Tame ImpalaInnerspeaker
read more here.

[01] Small BlackNew Chain
read more here.

//////////// top 5 eps

[05]  Yeasayer “Odd Blood (ep version)”
If they’d cut tracks 1, 6, 7 and 9 it would have made an excellent 6-song ep.

[04]  Pearl HarborSomething About the Chaparrals

[03]  GamesThat We Can Play

[02]  GirlsBroken Dreams Club

[01]  Twin SisterColor Your Life

favorite official videos

[10] Sun Airways : “Put the Day Away”


[09] Twin Sister : “All Around & Away We Go”


[08] Summer Camp : “Round The Moon”


[07] Avi Buffalo : “What’s In It For”


[06] Tame Impala : “Solitude is Bliss”


[05] Neon Indian : “6669 (I Don’t Know if You Know)”


[04] Royksopp : “The Drug”


[03] Bruce Haack : “Party Machine”


[02] Hidden Cameras : “Underage”


[01] Mia Dai Todd : “Open Your Heart”

favorite live videos

Vodpod videos no longer available.
[05] Here We Go Magic : on Pitchfork’s “Don’t Look Down”


[04] Zoo Kid : “Out Getting Ribs (promo video)”


[03] Toro Y Moi : “You Hid” by Yours Truly


[02] Morning Benders : “Excuses” by Yours Truly


[01] Hauschka : in the NPR studios (more here)

favorite concerts


[05] Tame Impala // San Francisco : The Independent : 12/13


[04] Twin Sister // San Francisco : Rickshaw Stop : 6/26


[03] Girls // San Francisco : Great American Music Hall : 2/14

[02] Wild Beasts // San Francisco : The Independent : 2/11


[01] Paul McCartney // San Francisco : AT&T Park : 7/10

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