For the Record… My Top 25 Albums of 2010

Chickens Don't Clap: Top 25 Records of 2010

Check out my twenty five favorite records in the concluding segment of my two-part “Oh hey I never posted these, I probably should have done that” series. Though not that relevant anymore, how could I pass up a chance to post that sweet header image from Portland artist Ilan Schraer? But seriously, the above piece is awesome and so are these records. Definitely check out the ones you might have missed.

Tomorrow we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming…

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Rafter - Animal Feelings

25. Rafter – Animal Feelings

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The Roots - How I Got Over

24. The Roots – How I Got Over

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Glasser - Ring

23. Glasser – Ring

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Vampire Weekend - Contra

22. Vampire Weekend – Contra

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Big K.R.I.T. - K.R.I.T. Wuz Here

21. Big K.R.I.T. – K.R.I.T. Wuz Here

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Earl Sweatshirt - EARL

20. Earl Sweatshirt – EARL

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Onra - Long Distance

19. Onra – Long Distance

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Tyler, the Creator - Bastard

18. Tyler, the Creator – Bastard

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Mulatu Astatke - Mulatu Steps Ahead

17. Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu Steps Ahead

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Field Music - Measure

16. Field Music – Measure

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Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)

15. Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh)

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Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

14. Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me

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Curren$y - Pilot Talk

13. Curren$y – Pilot Talk

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Menomena - Mines

12. Menomena – Mines

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Teebs - Ardour

11. Teebs – Ardour

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Four Tet - There Is Love In You

10. Four Tet – There Is Love in You

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Download: Four Tet – Angel Echoes
Buy: Order There Is Love in You directly from Domino Records.

Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner

09. Gold Panda – Lucky Shiner

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Download: Gold Panda – You
Buy: Get Lucky Shiner over at the Ghostly International Store.

Caribou - Swim

08. Caribou – Swim

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Download: Caribou – Odessa
Buy: Buy Swim directly from Merge Records.

Curren$y - Pilot Talk

07. Curren$y – Pilot Talk II

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Download: Curren$y – Hold On (Feat. Young Roddy & Trademark)
Buy: Order Pilot Talk II from Amazon.

Toro y Moi - Casuers of This

06. Toro y Moi – Causers of This

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Download: Toro y Moi – Low Shoulder
Buy: Causers of This is available via Carpark Records.

Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

05. Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

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Download: Big Boi – Shutterbugg (Feat. Cutty)
Buy: Order Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty from Amazon.

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

04. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

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Download: Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Round and Round
Buy: Grab Before Today over at Insound.

Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

03. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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Download: Kanye West – Monster (Feat. Rick Ross, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, & Bon Iver)
Buy: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is available at Insound.

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

02. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

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Download: LCD Soundsystem – Dance Yrself Clean
Buy: Get This Is Happening from any of these vendors.

Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

01. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

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Download: Flying Lotus – Zodiac Shit
Buy: Pick up Cosmogramma over at BLEEP.

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Honorable Mention (in alphabetical order):

Abe Vigoda – Crush
Avey Tare – Down There
Baths – Cerulean
Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest
The-Dream – Love King
Maps & Atlases –  Perch Patchwork
Mount Kimbie – Crooks & Lovers

Pantha du Prince – Black Noise
Superchunk – Majesty Shredding
Teengirl Fantasy – 7AM
Tera Melos – Patagonian Rats
Women – Public Strain

Chickens Don't Clap: Top 25 Records of 2010 (End)