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:: Spotlight :: Best of 2010 - Music

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

Here are our Best of 2010 in music.

MARK RASMUSSEN

ALBUMS
#1 Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night
#2 Efterklang - Magic Chairs
#3 YeaSayer - Odd Blood
The National - High Violet
The Black Keys - Brothers
Band of Horses - Infinite Arms
Junip - Fields
Beach House - Teen Dream
Ray Lamontagne - God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise
Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
Sierra Leone's Refugee Allstars - Rise & Shine
Broken Bells - Self titled

Best song: ‘Modern Drift’ - Efterklang

NICK JANKULOVSKI

ALBUMS
Pendulum - Immersion
Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
Disturbed - Asylum
Yeasayer - Odd Blood
Vampire Weekend - Contra
Gorillaz - Plastic Beach
Slash - Slash
The Chemical Brothers - Further
Korn - Korn III
The Sword - Warp Riders

CARMINE PASCUZZI

ALBUMS - no particular order

BEACH HOUSE - Teen Dream
BEST COAST - Crazy For You
SLEIGH BELLS - Treats
WASHINGTON - I Believe You Liar
ARCADE FIRE - The Suburbs
WARPAINT - The Fool
SPOON - Transference
ANGUS & JULIA STONE - Down The Way
THE UNTHANKS - Here’s The Tender Coming
APACHE BEAT - Last Chants

LIVE SHOWS - no particular order

KASABIAN - Trak Lounge Bar, Melbourne
FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE - Festival Hall, Melbourne
ANGUS & JULIA STONE - Palace Theatre, Melbourne
SCHOOL OF SEVEN BELLS - Northcote Social Club, Northcote
TAME IMPALA - Forum Theatre, Melbourne
THE VERSES - Toff In Town, Melbourne
JONSI - Hammersmith Apollo, London
NEW YOUNG PONY CLUB - 100 Club, London
MUSE - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
MARINA & THE DIAMONDS - Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne

JUSTIN DONNELLY

Anathema - We’re Here Because We’re Here
Death Angel - Relentless Retribution
Sweet Apple - Love & Desperation
Ratt - Infestation
Spock’s Beard - X
Mekong Delta - Wanderer On The Edge Of Time
Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones
Crime In Stereo - I Was Trying To Describe You To Someone
Pain Of Salvation - Road Salt One
Armoured Saint - La Raza