Resident Advisor - 2010-19: Albums Of The Decade

Resident Advisor - 2010-19: Albums Of The Decade

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May 28, 2010
Critic Score
86
9 reviews

Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers
November 18, 2014
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

Even at its darkest and furthest out, Faith In Strangers is as warm and engaging as albums that make standard inroads to listeners' hearts. 

Anthony Naples - Fog FM
June 13, 2019
Critic Score
79
3 reviews

April 7, 2017
Critic Score
84
19 reviews

The symbiotic relationship between Ghersi's voice and his productions is one of Arca's biggest achievements.

ASC - Nothing Is Certain
July 12, 2010
Critic Score
86
2 reviews

Autechre - NTS Sessions 1-4
April 26, 2018
Critic Score
89
4 reviews

April 1, 2016
Critic Score
72
10 reviews
The album as a whole is a step forward for Blunt. Though the music isn't his most gripping, he's never achieved such a powerful synthesis of sound, concept and character.

Barker - Utility
September 6, 2019
Critic Score
84
3 reviews

January 20, 2015
Critic Score
86
36 reviews

This narrative thread seems to have focussed Björk's compositional powers, and Vulnicura has a momentum and coherence lacking in her recent efforts.

Caterina Barbieri - Patterns of Consciousness
April 21, 2017
Critic Score
80
1 review

In contrast with other types of drone music, Patterns Of Consciousness can seem as brightly coloured as a National Geographic photograph. Its tracks have earworm melodies, but they serve as reminders of the power of repetition.

Convextion - 2845
August 22, 2016
Critic Score
82
1 review

October 16, 2012
Critic Score
71
18 reviews

Deena Abdelwahed - Khonnar
November 16, 2018
Critic Score
87
2 reviews

October 22, 2013
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

Domenique Dumont - Comme Ça
June 22, 2015
Critic Score
82
1 review

What's most impressive about Comme Ça is how much ground it covers in so little time, sliding by in a breezy 25 minutes. Its brevity is central to its appeal: Comme Ça teases and beguiles, like the final slither of a setting sun.

Donato Dozzy - Plays Bee Mask
September 2, 2013
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

Equiknoxx - Bird Sound Power
July 22, 2016
Critic Score
82
1 review

Fatima - Yellow Memories
May 12, 2014
Critic Score
78
4 reviews

Fatima Al Qadiri - Asiatisch
May 5, 2014
Critic Score
71
16 reviews

Felix K - Flowers Of Destruction
May 4, 2013
Critic Score
85
1 review

October 27, 2017
Critic Score
83
23 reviews

Plunge is the natural next step, a realization of impulses that have long lain dormant, or at least unrecognized.

August 12, 2014
Critic Score
86
43 reviews

In the end, LP1 is probably the most singular pop album of the year. It's testament to how emotionally affecting one person's realised vision can be.

Gesloten Cirkel - Submit X
April 28, 2014
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

February 21, 2012
Critic Score
80
37 reviews
Slightly distant, hazy synth pop is dime-a-dozen these days, and it's easy to get wrapped up in skepticism around this stuff. But there's something polyglot and cosmopolitan about Boucher's particular brand.

Helena Hauff - Discreet Desires
September 4, 2015
Critic Score
76
6 reviews

Holly Herndon - PROTO
May 10, 2019
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

Her results are most memorable in the raw, quiet moments, where the ensemble's mongrel hide shows through.

HTRK - Psychic 9-5 Club
April 1, 2014
Critic Score
77
8 reviews

June 10, 2016
Critic Score
83
8 reviews
There's still tension in these songs—as in any dream, the unexpected happens—but each tune unfurls with patient, soothing confidence.

March 24, 2015
Critic Score
84
5 reviews
Jlin has plenty to say, and she has a remarkably strong and distinctive voice with which to say it.

February 14, 2012
Critic Score
85
18 reviews

June 3, 2013
Critic Score
85
26 reviews

Immunity is a journey to be savoured, revisited regularly in the knowledge that some new landmark will emerge each and every time.

September 25, 2015
Critic Score
88
32 reviews

Even if Have You In My Wilderness is Holter's most accessible record to date, it's riddled with enough puzzles, lyrical twists and delicate refinement to remain intriguing listen after listen.

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

On EARS, Smith emerges as a novel, naturalistic and, yes, pop-savvy voice wielding an instrument known for esoteric experimentalism.

June 30, 2017
Critic Score
76
4 reviews

May 6, 2016
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

He's a young artist with diverse taste and a wide knowledge of records, and the raw talent to work those influences into a unique sound.

October 1, 2013
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
It's her restraint on the closer that best sums her up: letting its woozy Jam City beat air out over six minutes, she could easily turn it into a power ballad, but instead keeps it at a simmer. It's that kind of clever decision that makes Kelela such a promising artist.

Klein - Lifetime
September 6, 2019
Critic Score
86
3 reviews

October 25, 2011
Critic Score
80
11 reviews

Kyle Hall - The Boat Party
April 16, 2013
Critic Score
80
1 review

Lee Gamble - Diversions 1994-1996
October 26, 2012
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

Lnrdcroy - Much Less Normal
May 20, 2014
Critic Score
90
1 review

Machinedrum - Room(s)
August 2, 2011
Critic Score
73
10 reviews

Marie Davidson - Adieux Au Dancefloor
October 14, 2016
Critic Score
78
2 reviews

Adieux Au Dancefloor is not a collection of DJ tracks but a ride through one woman's style of engaging live performance. Throughout, tough machine sounds are layered in ways that give the whole thing a seductive, rough-cut groove.

March 17, 2014
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

Moodymann - Moodymann
January 20, 2014
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

Nkisi - 7 Directions
January 17, 2019
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

Objekt - Flatland
October 24, 2014
Critic Score
80
7 reviews

Petre Inspirescu - Vin Ploile
December 3, 2015
Critic Score
77
2 reviews

October 11, 2011
Critic Score
84
15 reviews

Sandwell District - Feed Forward
December 22, 2010
Critic Score
90
1 review

Silent Servant - Negative Fascination
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
84
2 reviews

May 15, 2018
Critic Score
84
4 reviews

With Compro, his second album as Skee Mask, Müller pulls back slightly from the '90s breakbeat sound he's known for. This time he dips into ambient music, IDM and jungle with an atmospheric lean, creating some of the most powerful yet restrained cuts in his catalogue.

June 15, 2018
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides, SOPHIE's first proper album, presents her artistic vision in a purer form than anything she's done before.

Stellar Om Source - Joy One Mile
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

Every track on Joy One Mile overflows with ideas. Elements appear and disappear, basslines kick in unexpectedly, melodies emerge from chaotic beds of drums.

Surgeon - Breaking the Frame
May 31, 2011
Critic Score
77
3 reviews

SW. - Untitled
November 14, 2016
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

Terrence Dixon - From the Far Future Pt. 2
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

August 25, 2014
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

Angels & Devils marks an evolution of the sound that made London Zoo a classic.

August 10, 2018
Critic Score
80
16 reviews

It's striking how simple and affecting Devotion is as a whole. At a time when so much music is political and intellectualized, Tirzah's sincerity and candor is a breath of fresh air.

February 28, 2017
Critic Score
80
1 review

Various Artists - Kulør 001
October 11, 2018
Critic Score
82
1 review

Various Artists - Gqom Oh! The Sound of Durban Vol. 1
January 29, 2016
Critic Score
82
2 reviews

Various Artists - Chromophore
May 19, 2016
Critic Score
82
1 review

Voices From the Lake - Voices From the Lake
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
85
5 reviews

Yves Tumor - Serpent Music
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
76
3 reviews
Original Source: https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/3588
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I'm only counting 99 albums in their list. If anyone finds one that I'm missing, let me know.
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