Top 50 Tracks of 2010: #31-40

December 3, 2010


40. Yu(c)k – Weakend.mp3 / / Daughter

“…atmospheric, stripped-down pain pop…”

39. Mater Suspiria Vision – The Afterlife

“Not exactly beach listening, but almost warm enough to keep family members from spontaneously bursting into prayer for your eternal soul.”

38. The Vaselines – Ruined

“… sounds like Boss Hogg and Imperial Teen engaging in a very noisy dry hump.”

37. Record Eating Machines – Roover

“Nothing says “dancefloor wrecking ball” like Record Eating Machines and nothing says exactly what this sounds like more than the onomatopeic ‘Roover.'”

36. Holy Fuck – Lucky

“…half-robot, half-Tom Morello and half-Parliament Funkadelic.”

35. Golden Ages – It Doesn’t Mean Shit

“It’s a distorted to hell and back, flanged-up piece of electro-wonk…”

34. The Delta Mirror – He Was Worse Than the Needle He Gave You

“The tune wears its heart on its sleeve, its pain on its chest and drags a corroded beat behind it…”

33. ///▲▲▲\\\ – How They Kill You

“…a 2-minute dungeon crawl, layering menace all over a foundation of misfiring drum machines, distorted vocals and an oppressively hellish organ…”

32. Brian Eno – 2 Forms of Anger

“Eno delivers the healthy sounds of an elder statesman, gleefully pissing on genre conventions…”

31. Parties in Belgrade – Statues

“…they’ve decided to channel pretty much all the feelgood parts of the Happy Mondays, with lead singer Carlos Anthony sounding more like Shaun Ryder than Ryder himself does these days.”



  1. “Recappage”…clever 🙂

    • Thanks. Sometimes a brief made up word is the soul of wit.

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