Stereogum's Top 50 Albums Of 2010



LIST SUMMARY
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List Rating: 81
Based on 422 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Electronic (9), Indie Rock (7), Indie Pop (4), Hip Hop (3), Experimental (3), Chamber Pop (3), Experimental Rock (2), Drone (2), Shoegaze (2), Psychedelic (1), Post-Rock (1), Post-Punk (1), Soul (1), Math Rock (1), Folk (1), Dream Pop (1), Psychedelic Rock (1), New Wave (1), Chillwave (1), Noise Pop (1), R&B (1), Witch House (1), Indie Folk (1), Psychedelic Pop (1), Electropop (1), Indietronica (1), Art Pop (1)

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
93
17 reviews
USER SCORE
89

2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
88
22 reviews
USER SCORE
87

3. Beach House - Teen Dream

Beach House - Teen Dream
January 26, 2010
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
86
14 reviews
USER SCORE
87

4. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz
October 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
CRITIC SCORE
78
15 reviews
USER SCORE
85

5. Robyn - Body Talk

Robyn - Body Talk
November 22, 2010
Electropop
CRITIC SCORE
84
9 reviews
USER SCORE
83

6. Sleigh Bells - Treats

Sleigh Bells - Treats
May 11, 2010
Noise Pop
CRITIC SCORE
87
18 reviews
USER SCORE
82

7. Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend - Contra
January 12, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
16 reviews
USER SCORE
83

8. Antony and the Johnsons - Swanlights

Antony and the Johnsons - Swanlights
October 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
CRITIC SCORE
79
12 reviews
USER SCORE
80

9. Wild Nothing - Gemini

Wild Nothing - Gemini
May 25, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
78
9 reviews
USER SCORE
82

10. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
87
20 reviews
USER SCORE
87

11. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Indie Folk
CRITIC SCORE
87
16 reviews
USER SCORE
85

12. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
May 25, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
77
11 reviews
USER SCORE
85

13. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
88
16 reviews
USER SCORE
88

14. Yeasayer - Odd Blood

Yeasayer - Odd Blood
February 9, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
76
14 reviews
USER SCORE
79

15. The-Dream - Love King

The-Dream - Love King
June 29, 2010
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
82
8 reviews
USER SCORE
67

16. The National - High Violet

The National - High Violet
May 11, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
87
18 reviews
USER SCORE
87

17. Owen Pallett - Heartland

Owen Pallett - Heartland
January 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
CRITIC SCORE
80
9 reviews
USER SCORE
79

18. Abe Vigoda - Crush

Abe Vigoda - Crush
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
73
12 reviews
USER SCORE
73

19. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
May 4, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
90
20 reviews
USER SCORE
85

20. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
June 8, 2010
Psychedelic Pop
CRITIC SCORE
82
11 reviews
USER SCORE
84

21. Liars - Sisterworld

Liars - Sisterworld
March 9, 2010
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
17 reviews
USER SCORE
83

22. Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern

Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern
October 5, 2010
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
9 reviews
USER SCORE
81

23. Salem - King Night

Salem - King Night
September 28, 2010
Witch House
CRITIC SCORE
70
11 reviews
USER SCORE
74

24. Tamaryn - The Waves

Tamaryn - The Waves
August 26, 2010
Shoegaze
CRITIC SCORE
77
2 reviews
USER SCORE
NR

25. ceo - White Magic

ceo - White Magic
June 29, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
75
7 reviews
USER SCORE
77

26. Tame Impala - Innerspeaker

Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
May 25, 2010
Psychedelic Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
10 reviews
USER SCORE
85

27. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
88
16 reviews
USER SCORE
84

28. Delorean - Subiza

Delorean - Subiza
June 8, 2010
Indietronica
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
80

29. Matthew Dear - Black City

Matthew Dear - Black City
August 17, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
76
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83

30. Das Racist - Sit Down, Man

Das Racist - Sit Down, Man
September 14, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
87
6 reviews
USER SCORE
76

31. Warpaint - The Fool

Warpaint - The Fool
October 26, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
15 reviews
USER SCORE
81

32. Twin Shadow - Forget

Twin Shadow - Forget
September 28, 2010
New Wave
CRITIC SCORE
83
9 reviews
USER SCORE
77

33. MGMT - Congratulations

MGMT - Congratulations
April 13, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
69
14 reviews
USER SCORE
75

34. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
14 reviews
USER SCORE
86

35. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky

Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
September 21, 2010
Post-Rock
CRITIC SCORE
86
10 reviews
USER SCORE
85

36. Pop Etc - Big Echo

Pop Etc - Big Echo
March 9, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
77
7 reviews
USER SCORE
83

37. jj - jj n° 3

jj - jj n° 3
March 9, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
61
12 reviews
USER SCORE
65

38. Avey Tare - Down There

Avey Tare - Down There
October 26, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
75
11 reviews
USER SCORE
77

39. Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner

Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner
October 12, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
75
12 reviews
USER SCORE
77

40. Glasser - Ring

Glasser - Ring
September 28, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
83

41. Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal

Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal
June 21, 2010
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
81
5 reviews
USER SCORE
84

42. Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement

Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement
July 20, 2010
Shoegaze
CRITIC SCORE
80
5 reviews
USER SCORE
82

43. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
July 6, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
88
16 reviews
USER SCORE
86

44. Field Music - Field Music (Measure)

Field Music - Field Music (Measure)
February 16, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
76
13 reviews
USER SCORE
81

45. Perfume Genius - Learning

Perfume Genius - Learning
June 21, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
80
8 reviews
USER SCORE
81

46. Frank (Just Frank) - The Brutal Wave

Frank (Just Frank) - The Brutal Wave
September 14, 2010
Post-Punk
CRITIC SCORE
63
2 reviews
USER SCORE
NR

47. Baths - Cerulean

Baths - Cerulean
June 22, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
80
11 reviews
USER SCORE
83

48. Sharon Van Etten - Epic

Sharon Van Etten - Epic
September 21, 2010
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
81
7 reviews
USER SCORE
85

49. Small Black - New Chain

Small Black - New Chain
October 25, 2010
Chillwave
CRITIC SCORE
67
9 reviews
USER SCORE
NR

50. Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here?

Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here?
June 8, 2010
Drone
CRITIC SCORE
82
5 reviews
USER SCORE
81

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