Categories
DJ Highlights

Daytime DJs Pick the best albums of 2010

Another year is practically in the books, and with it comes time to recapture our favorite moments in music from the past year. I sought to get a large number of Daytime deejays to give us their favorite albums of the past year. And what a year it was! Below is the collection of great albums as decided by a great deal of Daytime deejays. See you next year!

Just John

1. Joanna NewsomHave One on Me
2. Beach HouseTeen Dream
3. Future IslandsIn Evening Air
4. CaribouSwim
5. Sharon Van EttenEpic

May Day

1. Surfer BloodAstro Coast
2. Beach House – Teen Dream
3. Vampire WeekendContra
4. Tallest Man on EarthThe Wild Hunt
5. Twin ShadowForget

DJ Elly May

1. Bob DylanThe Original Mono Recordings
2. The Black AngelsPhosphene Dream
3. Dark Dark DarkWild Go
4. SpoonTransference
5. Jimi HendrixValleys of Neptune

LOLCait

1. Justin Townes EarleHarlem River Blues
2. Various Artists – Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: The Songs of John Prine
3. John PrineIn Person & On Stage
4. MegafaunHeretofore
5. Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt

N!cole

1. Cotton JonesTall Hours in the Glowstream
2. Y La BambaLupon
3. Breathe Owl Breathe – Magic Central
4. CasiokidsTopp Stemning På Lokal Bar
5. HarlemHippies

DJ Jacoblivion

1. Mumford and SonsSigh No More
2. The NationalHigh Violet
3. RatatatLP4
4. BassnectarTimestretch
5. Jaga Jazzist – One-Armed Bandit

SarahNade

1. Local NativesGorilla Manor
2. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
3. The Black KeysBrothers
4. Surfer Blood – Astro Coast
5. Yeasayer – Odd Blood

Anastassia

1. LCD SoundsystemThis is Happening
2. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
3. Crystal CastlesCrystal Castles II
4. WarpaintThe Fool
5. PhantogramEyelid Movies

Professor X

1. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
2. Owen PallettHeartland
3. The BooksThe Way Out
4. Beach House – Teen Dream
5. Yeasayer – Odd Blood

Hurricane Julia

1. Peggy SueFossils and Other Phantoms
2. Tallest Man on Earth – Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird
3. Laura MarlingI Speak Because I Can
4. Bonnie “Prince” Billy and the Cairo GangWonder Show of the World
5. Jessica Hernandez and the DeltasJessica Hernandez and the Deltas

DJ Ones

The National – High Violet

1. The National – High Violet
2. Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can
3. The Black Keys – Brothers
4. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
5. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More

Agent Orange

1. Yeasayer – Odd Blood
2. Hot Chip One Life Stand
3. Caribou – Swim
4. Broken Social SceneForgiveness Rock Record
5. Twin Shadow – Forget

DJ Mensch

1. The National – High Violet
2. Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record
3. Frightened RabbitThe Winter of Mixed Drinks
4. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
5. Ra Ra RiotThe Orchard

DJ Ray

1. Beach House – Teen Dream
2. Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me
3. Sharon Van Etten – Epic
4. DeerhunterHalcyon Digest
5. Julian LynchMare

Hot Tamale

1. Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt
2. The Black Keys – Brothers
3. Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
4. The National – High Violet
5. BlairDie Young

The DONoftime

1. Tame ImpalaInner Speaker
2. Avi BuffaloAvi Buffalo
3. MGMT – Congratulations
4. Spoon – Transference
5. GorillazPlastic Beach

Mollypop

1. Crooked StillSome Strange Country
2. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
3. SteeldriversReckless
4. Chatham County LineWildwood
5. Darren Hanlon – I Will Love You At All

DJ Kligz

The Tender Fruit – Floatsam and Krill

1. The Tender Fruit – Flotsam and Krill
2. Future Islands – In Evening Air
3. Sharon Van Etten – Epic
4. Beach House – Teen Dream
5. Sleigh BellsTreats

Lovely Lucia

1. The Love LanguageLibraries
2. Future Islands – In Evening Air
3. Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt
4. Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
5. MGMT – Congratulations

Riff Raff

1. Future Islands – In Evening Air
2. Beach House – Teen Dream
3. The Morning BendersBig Echo
4. Broken Social Scene – Forgiveness Rock Record
5. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach

Monsieur Mêmes

1. Sufjan StevensThe Age of Adz
2. Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
3. Yeasayer – Odd Blood
4. Bear Hands – Burning Bush Supper Club
5. Four TetThere Is Love in You

Tommyboy

1. Future Islands – In Evening Air
2. Beach House – Teen Dream
3. Surfer Blood – Astro Coast
4. Caribou – Swim
5. Four Tet – There is Love in You

Goof

1. Titus AndronicusThe Monitor
2. LCD SoundSystem – This is Happening
3. Beach House – Teen Dream
4. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
5. Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt

Major Tom

1. Matt and Kim Sidewalks
2. Suckers – Wild Smile
3. Future Islands – In Evening Air
4. Gold PandaLucky Shiner
5. Band of Horses – Infinite Arms

Synthesiser Patel

1. LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening
2. Broken Bells – Broken Bells
3. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
4. Kanye WestMy Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
5. Maximum BalloonMaximum Balloon

AndyQ

1. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
2. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
3. Tallest Man On Earth – The Wild Hunt
4. Vampire Weekend – Contra
5. Broken Bells – Broken Bells

Chuck

1. SalemKing Night
2. Beach House – Teen Dream
3. The National – High Violet
4. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
5. Zola JesusStridulum/Valusia

Jacob

1.  SuperchunkMajesty Shredding
2.  Mavis StaplesYou Are Not Alone
3.  Free Electric State Caress
4.  Various Artists – Scott Pilgrim VS the World
5.  Royal BathsAfter Death

What are some of your favorite albums of 2010? Leave your comments in the comment section below.