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WVAU Top Music of 2010: #1

December 25, 2010

#1 Album: LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening The two things everybody focuses on with This is Happening are that James Murphy is now forty and that this is the last LCD Soundsystem release we‰'re...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #2

December 24, 2010

#2 Album: Beach House – Teen Dream Last spring, my friend begged me to go to see Beach House with her. I was adamant about not going because all I knew about Beach House was that they had a song about...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #3

December 23, 2010

#3 Album: Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz Sufjan said fuck. The news came in the heart of autumn and trumped all tales of midterm smackdowns, TSA patdowns, or intelligence file crackdowns. My headline...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #4

December 22, 2010

#4 Album: Arcade Fire – The Suburbs When Arcade Fire played Merriweather Post Pavilion this past summer, I got a ride back to the Metro from a fellow fan. Naturally we started talking about The Suburbs,...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #5

December 22, 2010

#5 Album: Kanye West ‰ÛÒ My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy After his self-imposed exile, Kanye West found his way back into the public consciousness via Twitter (“Why girls from Stockholm be so fresh????!!!!”)...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #6

December 20, 2010

#6 Album: Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest On their followup to 2008‰'s Microcastle/Weird Era Cont., Bradford Cox and his four-piece Deerhunter finally make it to the big leagues with a more mature, sonically...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #7

December 19, 2010

#7 Album: The National – High Violet Coming off their success of their breakthrough album, Boxer, it would have been easy for the National to sit back on their newfound success and play it safe. Fortunately,...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #8

December 19, 2010

#8 Album: The Black Keys – Brothers We’ll get a write-up on here soon! Until then, here are some songs from the album. Listen for yourself to see why the DJs have made Brothers one of our most-played...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #9

December 17, 2010

#9 Album: Big Boi – Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty If you are looking for a commercial hip-hop album with lyrics about “Popping Bottles in the Club‰” or “Throwing Your Hands...

WVAU Top Music of 2010: #10

December 16, 2010

#10 Album: Janelle MonÁe – The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III) I imagine that somewhere in Atlanta twenty-something years ago a mad scientist was trying to create the perfect artist. Stealing DNA...

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