One Thirty BPM's Top 50 Albums of 2010



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST

List Rating: 81
Based on 472 album ratings

Genre Breakdown:
Indie Rock (15), Electronic (7), Hip Hop (6), Folk (3), Experimental (2), Electropop (2), Indie Pop (2), Chamber Pop (2), Soul (2), Minimal (1), Psychedelic Rock (1), Rock (1), Art Pop (1), Dream Pop (1), Post-Rock (1), Alternative Rock (1), Noise Pop (1), Dubstep (1), Indie Folk (1), Psychedelic (1), Experimental Rock (1), Blues (1), Techno (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. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach

Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
March 9, 2010
Electropop
CRITIC SCORE
81
14 reviews
USER SCORE
79



4. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

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



5. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

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



6. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

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



7. 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



8. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt

The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt
April 13, 2010
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
82
15 reviews
USER SCORE
83



9. Yeasayer - Odd Blood

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



10. The National - High Violet

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



11. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

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



12. Sleigh Bells - Treats

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



13. Robyn - Body Talk

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



14. Four Tet - There Is Love in You

Four Tet - There Is Love in You
January 26, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
84
14 reviews
USER SCORE
83



15. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

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



16. Eminem - Recovery

Eminem - Recovery
June 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
63
13 reviews
USER SCORE
59



17. 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



18. The Roots - How I Got Over

The Roots - How I Got Over
June 22, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
84
7 reviews
USER SCORE
85



19. Caribou - Swim

Caribou - Swim
April 20, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
83
17 reviews
USER SCORE
83



20. 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



21. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding

Superchunk - Majesty Shredding
September 14, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
12 reviews
USER SCORE
77



22. Beach House - Teen Dream

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



23. No Age - Everything in Between

No Age - Everything in Between
September 28, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
13 reviews
USER SCORE
83



24. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

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



25. The Thermals - Personal Life

The Thermals - Personal Life
September 7, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
69
7 reviews
USER SCORE
71



26. Les Savy Fav - Root for Ruin

Les Savy Fav - Root for Ruin
September 14, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
72
8 reviews
USER SCORE
72



27. Jónsi - Go

Jónsi - Go
April 6, 2010
Post-Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
11 reviews
USER SCORE
82



28. Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise

Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise
February 9, 2010
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
82
14 reviews
USER SCORE
80



29. Wolf Parade - Expo 86

Wolf Parade - Expo 86
June 29, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
15 reviews
USER SCORE
78



30. Pop Etc - Big Echo

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



31. Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record

Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record
May 4, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
15 reviews
USER SCORE
78



32. Tame Impala - Innerspeaker

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



33. The Black Keys - Brothers

The Black Keys - Brothers
May 18, 2010
Rock
CRITIC SCORE
80
12 reviews
USER SCORE
83



34. Wild Nothing - Gemini

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



35. Curren$y - Pilot Talk

Curren$y - Pilot Talk
July 13, 2010
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
80
5 reviews
USER SCORE
85



36. The Walkmen - Lisbon

The Walkmen - Lisbon
September 14, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
85
16 reviews
USER SCORE
84



37. Paul Cary - Ghost of a Man

Paul Cary - Ghost of a Man
February 1, 2010
Blues
CRITIC SCORE
85
1 review
USER SCORE
NR



38. Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy

Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy
May 11, 2010
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
79
10 reviews
USER SCORE
84



39. MGMT - Congratulations

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



40. Menomena - Mines

Menomena - Mines
July 27, 2010
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
13 reviews
USER SCORE
84



41. Spoon - Transference

Spoon - Transference
January 19, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
13 reviews
USER SCORE
76



42. Scuba - Triangulation

Scuba - Triangulation
March 22, 2010
Dubstep
CRITIC SCORE
83
8 reviews
USER SCORE
NR



43. Foals - Total Life Forever

Foals - Total Life Forever
May 11, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
77
13 reviews
USER SCORE
81



44. Owen Pallett - Heartland

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



45. My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
November 22, 2010
Alternative Rock
CRITIC SCORE
66
9 reviews
USER SCORE
70



46. Sharon Van Etten - Epic

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



47. Warpaint - The Fool

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



48. The Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night

The Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night
March 9, 2010
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
12 reviews
USER SCORE
85



49. Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer
November 9, 2010
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
79
11 reviews
USER SCORE
73



50. The Books - The Way Out

The Books - The Way Out
July 20, 2010
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
78
11 reviews
USER SCORE
84



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