Stereogum's Top 50 Albums Of 2010



LIST SUMMARY
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List Rating: 81
Based on 422 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Electronic (8), Indie Rock (7), Indie Pop (4), Experimental (3), Hip Hop (3), Chamber Pop (3), Shoegaze (2), Experimental Rock (2), Indietronica (2), Drone (2), Psychedelic (1), Psychedelic Pop (1), Art Pop (1), Post-Rock (1), Post-Punk (1), Dream Pop (1), Soul (1), Math Rock (1), Folk (1), Dance Punk (1), Psychedelic Rock (1), New Wave (1), Chillwave (1), Indie Folk (1), R&B (1), Witch House (1), Noise Pop (1), Electropop (1)

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
November 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
94
25 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
86

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
79
16 reviews
USER SCORE
85

5. Robyn - Body Talk

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

6. Sleigh Bells - Treats

Sleigh Bells - Treats
May 11, 2010
Noise Pop
CRITIC SCORE
85
20 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
81

9. Wild Nothing - Gemini

Wild Nothing - Gemini
May 25, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
79
10 reviews
USER SCORE
81

10. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
87
21 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
18 reviews
USER SCORE
85

12. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

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

13. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
May 18, 2010
Dance Punk
CRITIC SCORE
87
18 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
81
9 reviews
USER SCORE
65

16. The National - High Violet

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

17. Owen Pallett - Heartland

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

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
86

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
83

25. ceo - White Magic

ceo - White Magic
June 29, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
75
7 reviews
USER SCORE
79

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
87
18 reviews
USER SCORE
84

28. Delorean - Subiza

Delorean - Subiza
June 8, 2010
Indietronica
CRITIC SCORE
78
13 reviews
USER SCORE
80

29. Matthew Dear - Black City

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

30. Das Racist - Sit Down, Man

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

31. Warpaint - The Fool

Warpaint - The Fool
October 26, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
79
15 reviews
USER SCORE
80

32. Twin Shadow - Forget

Twin Shadow - Forget
September 28, 2010
New Wave
CRITIC SCORE
84
10 reviews
USER SCORE
78

33. MGMT - Congratulations

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

34. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
15 reviews
USER SCORE
85

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
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83

36. Pop Etc - Big Echo

Pop Etc - Big Echo
March 9, 2010
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
78
8 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
13 reviews
USER SCORE
77

40. Glasser - Ring

Glasser - Ring
September 28, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
82

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
85

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
12 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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