01 Ariel Pink’s Haunted GraffitiRound and Round
02 Joanna Newsom – Good Intentions Paving Company
03 Beach House – 10 Mile Stereo

04 James BlakeCMYK
05 Girls – Carolina
06 Twin SisterAll Around and Away We Go
07 Panda Bear – Alsatian Darn
08 James Blake – I Only Know (What I Know Now)
09 Big K.R.I.T.Country Shit
10 Big Boi – Shutterbug

11 Deerhunter – He Would Have Laughed
12 Morning Benders – Excuses (Yours Truly version)

13 Arcade Fire – We Used to Wait
14 TennisMarathon
15 Joanna Newsom – Baby Birch
16 Shabazz Palaces – Blastit
17 earlwolfOrange Juice / Gucci Mane – Lemonade
18 Waka Flocka Flame – Hard In Da Paint

19 Twin Shadow – Castles in the Snow
20 Das Racisthahahaha jk?
21 KorallrevenHoney Mine (feat. Victoria Bergsman)
22 Holy OtherYR LOVE
23 White DenimSome Wild Going Outward
24 Crystal CastlesNot in Love (feat. Robert Smith)
25 Kanye West – Blame Game (edit)
26 White HinterlandIcarus
27 Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Fright Night (Nevermore)
28 Air WavesKnockout
29 Puro InstinctStilyagi (featuring Ariel Pink)
30 Freddie Gibbs – National Anthem (Fuck the World)

31 Grouper – Vessel
32 Teen Inc.Friend of the Night
33 HarlemGay Human Bones
34 Ghostface Killah – Together Baby
35 Games – Strawberry Skies
36 The BittersTravelin’ Girl

37 Lower DensHospice Gates
38 jjMy Way
39 Kanye West – Runaway (feat. Pusha T)
40 Les SinsLina
41 SunsetLate Night Dawning
42 WarpaintUndertow
43 Tyler, the CreatorVCR/Wheels

44 Gil Scott-Heron – Me and the Devil

45 Washed OutYou and I
46 Erykah Badu – Window Seat
47 Toro y Moi – Low Shoulder

48 Miracles ClubA New Love
49 Eternal SummersPure Affection
50 Games – Planet Party
51 Panda BearUntitled / King Tubby sample (live)
52 Reading RainbowWasting Time
53 Happy BirthdaySubliminal Message
54 Sufjan Stevens – Age of Adz
55 Young GalaxyPeripheral Visionaries
56 GrimesDevon
57 Coyote Clean UpCan’t Shake the Full Moon

58 Candy ClawsSilent Time of Earth
59 Rangers – Deerfield Village

60 Wavves – King of the Beach
61 How To Dress WellReady for the World
62 Four Tet – Angel Echoes
63 Caribou – Odessa

64 Ciara – Ride (CFCF night bus refix)
65 AppaloosaIntimate (Glass Candy remix)
66 Beautiful SwimmersBig Coast

67 Bodies of WaterRise Up, Careful
68 Pantha du Prince – Stick to my Side (feat. Panda Bear)

69 Robyn – Dancing On My Own
70 Hard MixMemories
71 Animal Collective – Screens
72 Nite Jewel – We Want Our Things

73 Tame Impala – It Is Not Meant to Be
74 Soft HealerMovie Light
75 Fabulous DiamondsTrack 4
76 The Knife – The Height of Summer
77 The SandwitchesStardust
78 Jamie Woon – Night Air (Ramadanman refix)
79 Wet WingsRunning Like a Man
80 Bullion – Say Goodbye to What
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…and here are 5 from our 2010 Forest Family releases that I didn’t feel comfortable ranking, but all are certainly among our favorite jams of the past year, which is why we started a label to put them out:

Cults – Go Outside
Sleep ∞ Over – Outer Limits
Gauntlet Hair – I Was Thinking
Dent May – Eastover Wives
Keep Shelly in Athens – Fokionos Negri Street
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DAVID’S SONGS OF 2010:

1. Girls – Carolina
2. Beach House – Walk in the Park

3. Twin Sister – All Around and Away We Go

4. The Walkmen – Juveniles
5. Grimes – Devon
6. jj – My Way
7. TennisSouth Carolina

8. Joanna Newsom – Good Intentions Paving Company
9. Panda Bear – Slow Motion
10. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

11. White DenimThrough Your Windows
12. Deerhunter – Helicopter

13. Harlem – Someday Soon
14. Candy Claws – Silent Time of Earth
15. Keep Shelly In Athens – Fokionos Negri Street
16. Ariel Pink – Round and Round
17. Puro InstinctI’ve Got Some Happiness
18. Beach House – 10 Mile Stereo
19. Pantha Du Prince – Stick to My Side
20. DeloreanStay Close

21. Wild NothingChinatown
22. Crystal Castles – Not in Love (feat. Robert Smith)
23. Fergus & Geronimo – Girls With English Accents
24. Tame Impala – Expectation

25. Games – Strawberry Skies
26. Appaloosa – Intimate (Glass Candy Remix)
27. SunsetMoonlight
28. Shabazz Places – Sparkles
29. These New PuritansHologram (SALEM version)
30. Teen Inc. – Friend of the Night
31. Dent MayThat Feeling
32. Arcade Fire – Sprawl II
33. Chad ValleyAnything
34. ceoCome With Me

35. DeerhunterRevival
36. James Blake – I’ll Stay
37. Les Sins – Lina
38. The SandwitchesGrey Wizard
39. KorallrevenThe Truest Faith
40. Bullion – Crazy Over You
41. Museum of Bellas ArtesWatch the Glow

42. White Hinterland – Icarus
43. Earl SweatshirtCouch
44. VeuxLate Key
45. Tiyiselani VomaseveVanghoma

46. Dum Dum Girls – Rest of Our Lives
47. Girls – Alright
48. Soft Healer – Movie Light
49. Gauntlet HairOur Scenery
50. El Guincho – Bombay


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previously:

gorilla vs. bear’s albums of 2010

  • 74 Hollers

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