after a lengthy hiatus stemming from procrastination/laziness/christmas holidays, your friend and intrepid adventurer is back with renewed vigor. from here on out, if you want to view the playlists for my show you can head on over here . . . no sense in typing them out twice I reckon.
Speaking of playlists, for the 6th year in a row, Big Easy and I did our year end wrap up of all things musical in 2010. It's always a good time, and in case you were wondering, this is how my list shook out.
1. Freeway & Jake One - The Stimulus Package (Rhymesayers)
2. Poirier - Running High (Ninja Tune)
3. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt (Dead Oceans)
4. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest (4AD)
5. Toro Y Moi - Causers Of This (Carpark)
6. Women - Public Strain (Flemish Eye)
7. The Fresh & Onlys - Play It Strange (In The Red)
8. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot... Son of Chico Dusty (Purple Ribbon/Def Jam)
9. Best Coast - Crazy For You (Mexican Summer)
10. Cannon Bros. - Cannon Bros. (Independent)
11. Surfer Blood - Astrocoast (Kanine)
12. Boats - Cannonballs, Cannonballs (Majestic Triumph)
13. Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - The Brutalist Bricks (Matador)
14. Rah Rah - Breaking Hearts (Young Soul)
15. Salem - King Night (IAMSound)
16. Black Mountain - Wilderness Heart (Jajaguwar)
17. Roky Erickson With Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil (Anti-)
18. Shed - The Traveller (Ostgut Ton)
19. Young Rival - Young Rival (Sonic Unyon)
20. Oriol - Night And Day (Planet Mu)
2010 was a fantastic year for music, and after already hearing new releases from James Blake, Mogwai, Earth, Les Jupes, Smith Westerns and The Liptonians, 2011 is shaping up to be just as good!