Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2010

Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2010

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

Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here?
June 8, 2010
Drone
Critic Score
82
8 reviews
User Score
82
27 reviews

49. Small Black - New Chain

Small Black - New Chain
October 25, 2010
Chillwave
Critic Score
68
11 reviews
User Score
70
1 review

48. Sharon Van Etten - Epic

Sharon Van Etten - Epic
September 21, 2010
Folk
Critic Score
77
9 reviews
User Score
80
21 reviews

47. Baths - Cerulean

Baths - Cerulean
June 22, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
78
15 reviews
User Score
81
44 reviews

46. Frank (Just Frank) - The Brutal Wave

Frank (Just Frank) - The Brutal Wave
September 14, 2010
Post-Punk
Critic Score
52
3 reviews
User Score
NR

45. Perfume Genius - Learning

Perfume Genius - Learning
June 21, 2010
Indie Pop
Critic Score
79
10 reviews
User Score
78
29 reviews

44. Field Music - Field Music (Measure)

Field Music - Field Music (Measure)
February 16, 2010
Indie Pop
Critic Score
76
18 reviews
User Score
75
3 reviews

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
87
23 reviews
User Score
83
85 reviews

42. Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement

Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement
July 20, 2010
Shoegaze
Critic Score
79
5 reviews
User Score
80
15 reviews

41. Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal

Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal
June 21, 2010
Drone
Critic Score
82
9 reviews
User Score
81
29 reviews

40. Glasser - Ring

Glasser - Ring
September 28, 2010
Experimental
Critic Score
78
17 reviews
User Score
81
17 reviews

39. Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner

Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner
October 12, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
77
21 reviews
User Score
78
30 reviews

38. Avey Tare - Down There

Avey Tare - Down There
October 26, 2010
Neo-Psychedelia
Critic Score
76
18 reviews
User Score
78
25 reviews

37. JJ - jj n° 3

JJ - jj n° 3
March 9, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
64
16 reviews
User Score
67
6 reviews

36. The Morning Benders - Big Echo

The Morning Benders - Big Echo
March 9, 2010
Indie Pop
Critic Score
73
17 reviews
User Score
79
21 reviews

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
85
17 reviews
User Score
80
60 reviews

34. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
81
21 reviews
User Score
84
86 reviews

33. MGMT - Congratulations

MGMT - Congratulations
April 13, 2010
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
69
25 reviews
User Score
78
139 reviews

32. Twin Shadow - Forget

Twin Shadow - Forget
September 28, 2010
New Wave
Critic Score
81
15 reviews
User Score
79
49 reviews

31. Warpaint - The Fool

Warpaint - The Fool
October 26, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
26 reviews
User Score
78
45 reviews

30. Das Racist - Sit Down, Man

Das Racist - Sit Down, Man
September 14, 2010
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
10 reviews
User Score
80
24 reviews

29. Matthew Dear - Black City

Matthew Dear - Black City
August 17, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
73
15 reviews
User Score
84
12 reviews

28. Delorean - Subiza

Delorean - Subiza
June 8, 2010
Indietronica
Critic Score
76
14 reviews
User Score
79
30 reviews

27. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
85
142 reviews

26. Tame Impala - Innerspeaker

Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
May 25, 2010
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
84
295 reviews

25. ceo - White Magic

ceo - White Magic
June 29, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
76
8 reviews
User Score
79
18 reviews

24. Tamaryn - The Waves

Tamaryn - The Waves
August 26, 2010
Shoegaze
Critic Score
74
4 reviews
User Score
77
5 reviews

23. Salem - King Night

Salem - King Night
September 28, 2010
Witch House
Critic Score
71
20 reviews
User Score
69
13 reviews

22. Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern

Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern
October 5, 2010
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
80
15 reviews
User Score
81
7 reviews

21. Liars - Sisterworld

Liars - Sisterworld
March 9, 2010
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
80
23 reviews
User Score
79
31 reviews

20. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
June 8, 2010
Psychedelic Pop
Critic Score
79
19 reviews
User Score
83
116 reviews

19. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma
May 4, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
86
27 reviews
User Score
85
223 reviews

18. Abe Vigoda - Crush

Abe Vigoda - Crush
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
72
14 reviews
User Score
72
8 reviews

17. Owen Pallett - Heartland

Owen Pallett - Heartland
January 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
81
17 reviews
User Score
80
36 reviews

16. The National - High Violet

The National - High Violet
May 10, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
28 reviews
User Score
86
325 reviews

15. The-Dream - Love King

The-Dream - Love King
June 29, 2010
R&B
Critic Score
79
16 reviews
User Score
74
20 reviews

14. Yeasayer - Odd Blood

Yeasayer - Odd Blood
February 9, 2010
Experimental
Critic Score
77
28 reviews
User Score
78
59 reviews

13. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Dance Punk
Critic Score
85
28 reviews
User Score
87
329 reviews

12. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
May 25, 2010
Electronic
Critic Score
74
20 reviews
User Score
82
175 reviews

11. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me
February 23, 2010
Indie Folk
Critic Score
84
23 reviews
User Score
85
106 reviews

10. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
84
28 reviews
User Score
87
308 reviews

9. Wild Nothing - Gemini

Wild Nothing - Gemini
May 25, 2010
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
11 reviews
User Score
80
72 reviews

8. Antony and the Johnsons - Swanlights

Antony and the Johnsons - Swanlights
October 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
77
19 reviews
User Score
78
13 reviews

7. Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend - Contra
January 12, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
79
28 reviews
User Score
81
284 reviews

6. Sleigh Bells - Treats

Sleigh Bells - Treats
May 11, 2010
Noise Pop
Critic Score
84
29 reviews
User Score
82
135 reviews

5. Robyn - Body Talk

Robyn - Body Talk
November 22, 2010
Electropop
Critic Score
83
17 reviews
User Score
82
80 reviews

4. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz
October 12, 2010
Chamber Pop
Critic Score
77
23 reviews
User Score
85
209 reviews

3. Beach House - Teen Dream

Beach House - Teen Dream
January 26, 2010
Dream Pop
Critic Score
82
27 reviews
User Score
87
373 reviews

2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Indie Rock
Critic Score
88
30 reviews
User Score
86
548 reviews

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
Critic Score
92
33 reviews
User Score
90
724 reviews
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