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PopMatters's Highest Rated Albums of 2010


BY YEAR:
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This is an ordered list of PopMatters's highest rated albums of 2010. Check out PopMatters's Year End List.

1. Wyatt, Atzmon, Stephen - For The Ghosts Within

Wyatt, Atzmon, Stephen - For The Ghosts Within
November 9, 2010
Jazz
9
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



2. Brian Eno - Small Craft on a Milk Sea

Brian Eno - Small Craft on a Milk Sea
November 2, 2010
Experimental Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



3. Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love

Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love
October 12, 2010
Indie Pop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



4. A Band of Bees - Every Step's A Yes

A Band of Bees - Every Step's A Yes
October 11, 2010
Indie Rock
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



5. Syd Barrett - An Introduction to Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett - An Introduction to Syd Barrett
October 4, 2010
Psychedelic Rock
9
Amazon
Rdio



6. Twin Shadow - Forget

Twin Shadow - Forget
September 28, 2010
New Wave
9
iTunes
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7. Women - Public Strain

Women - Public Strain
September 28, 2010
Lo-Fi
9
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8. Neil Young - Le Noise

Neil Young - Le Noise
September 28, 2010
Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
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9. Soundgarden - Telephantasm

Soundgarden - Telephantasm
September 28, 2010
Grunge
9
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



10. 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
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



11. Vijay Iyer - Solo

Vijay Iyer - Solo
September 14, 2010
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



12. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song

Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song
September 14, 2010
Country
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



13. Jukebox the Ghost - Everything Under The Sun

Jukebox the Ghost - Everything Under The Sun
September 7, 2010
Indie Pop
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



14. Hurts - Happiness

Hurts - Happiness
September 6, 2010
Electropop
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



15. Bilal - Airtight's Revenge

Bilal - Airtight's Revenge
September 6, 2010
Neo-Soul
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



16. Ra Ra Riot - The Orchard

Ra Ra Riot - The Orchard
August 24, 2010
Indie Pop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



17. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This

John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
August 17, 2010
Rock
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



18. The Budos Band - The Budos Band III

The Budos Band - The Budos Band III
August 10, 2010
Funk
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



19. Curren$y - Pilot Talk

Curren$y - Pilot Talk
July 13, 2010
Hip Hop
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



20. Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs of Love

Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs of Love
June 29, 2010
Alt-Country
9
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Amazon
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21. Laurie Anderson - Homeland

Laurie Anderson - Homeland
June 22, 2010
Experimental
9
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



22. Ratatat - LP4

Ratatat - LP4
June 8, 2010
Electronic
9
iTunes
Amazon
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Rdio



23. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
June 8, 2010
Psychedelic Pop
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



24. Konono N°1 - Assume Crash Position

Konono N°1 - Assume Crash Position
June 8, 2010
9
Amazon
Rdio



25. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
May 18, 2010
Soul
9
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings PopMatters awarded albums throughout 2010.


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