Thursday, December 9, 2010

Top 10 Lists Pt. 2

(James Blake)

I feel like every year I make a years best list and then I always want to change it a million times. Hopefully this year---that's not the case.

 1. James Blake - Klavierwerke EP (all the EPs are killer though)
 2. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 
 3. Actress - Splazsh 
 4. Joy Orbison - The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow
 5. Mount Kimbie - Crooks and Lovers
 6. John Roberts - Glass Eights 
 7. Four Tet - There Is Love In You
 8. Matthew Dear - Black City
 9. Beach House - Teen Dream
10. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma 

James Blake: "I Only Know (What I Know Now)"

Joy Orbison: "So Derobe"

(Flying Lotus, Cosmogramma)
Tame Impala - InnerSpeaker 
Wild Nothing - Gemini 
Shed - The Traveller 
Prins Thomas - Prins Thomas
Thomas Fehlmann - Gute Luft 
Best Coast - Crazy for You
Onra  - Long Distance


Onra: "The One (ft. T3 from Slum Village)"

(Matthew Dear)

This list comes from a good friend of mine, music geek and local boutique owner in Gainesville F.L., Matthew Turner. 

In no order, except for #1.

1. Matthew Dear - Black City
2. Gayngs - Relayted
3. Beach House - Teen Dream
4. Kanye West - My Dark Twisted Fantasy
5. The Fresh and Onlys - Play It Strange
6. Jonsi - Go
7. Four Tet - There Is Love In You
8. Tobacco - Maniac Meat
9. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
10. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Matthew Dear: "You Put A Smell On Me"

Four Tet: "Love Cry"

(Gonjasufi, A Sufi and Killer)
Gonjasufi - A Sufi and A Killer
Cloud Nothings - Turning On
Big Boi - Sir Luscious Left Foot
Twin Sister - Color Your Life
Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Twin Sister: "All Around and a Way We Go"

Gonjasufi: "Duet"

(Four Tet, There's Love In You)


I sent an e-mail to a few music friends about a top 10 list of the year. I got a reply back from my friend Jay Lang (aka DJ CurbCuts) about a Guru top 10. I'm a big Guru and Gang Starr fan so I was all for it, so check it out--here it is. 

DJ CurbCuts Top 10 Guru Tracks In No Particular Order
"Code Of The Streets" - Hard To Earn
"No Time To Play" - Jazzmatazz Vol. 1
"DWYCK" - Hard To Earn
"Mass Appeal" - Hard To Earn
"Take It Personal" - Daily Operation
"Full Clip" - Full Clip
"You Know My Steez" - Moment Of Truth
"Tonz O Gunz"- Hard To Earn
"Ex Girl To The Next Girl" - Daily Operation
"Moment Of Truth" - Moment Of Truth

 Gang Starr: "Mass Appeal" 

Gang Starr: "Moment of Truth"

 Bonus Tracks:
 "Loungin" - Jazzmatazz Vol. 1
 "Just To Get A Rep" - Step Into The Arena

 Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal R.I.P. 1961-2010

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