Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Chad Rad's personal stash: The top 50 Atlanta releases of 2010

Posted By on Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 11:26 AM

These are my personal picks for the best Atlanta releases of 2010, the top 10 titles from a bountiful year of music. All of these CDs, LPs, cassette tapes, 7-inches and mp3s deserve an extra shout out for being exceptional, but it's a small slice of what Atlanta had to offer. Throughout the year I kept a running list of what I considered to be the most truly noteworthy music. Follow the jump below to see the rest of the top 10 picks and the remaining list in alphabetical order.

consp.jpg10. Conspiracy: The Medium is the Message

Red_Sea.jpg9. Red Sea: Weird Problem

Selmanaires.jpg8. Selmanaires “Sinister Season” 7-inch

wym.jpg7. Wymyns Prysyn: Tres Umbros tape

4ize.jpg6. 4-IZE: Professional Ignorant

clap.jpg5. The Clap: Spider House 5

Mermaids.jpg4. Mermaids: Tropsicle

clan.jpg3. Clan Destined: A Story Never Told

Abby.jpg2. Abby GoGo: Self-titled

Deerhunter.jpg1. Deerhunter: Halcyon Digest

A Fight To the Death: Gesture of A Gentleman
Atlas Sound: Bedroom Databank Vol. 1-4
Back Pockets: Blissters N Basements
Baka: Decatur Dope
Balkans “Georganne” 7-inch
Big Boi: Sir Lucious the Son of Chico Dusty
Biters: It’s Ok to Like Biters
Buffalo Bangers “Age of Pisces” mp3
Jeffrey Bützer & Claire Lodge: Past Wanstead Flats
Carnivores: If I'm Ancient
Christ, Lord: Magnalia Christi
Collective Efforts: Freezing World
Blair Crimmins: The Musical Stylings of Blair Crimmins
Dillon Southern Scramble 2
D.T.: The Yes Project
El Fossil: self-titled
Gentleman Jesse and His Men: Singles & Rarities cassette
GG King: "Babbling Voices" 7-inch
Gold-Bears: “Tally" 7-inch
Mathis Hunter: The Soft Opening
Howlies: Stunned EP
Knaves Grave: "I Don't Wanna Be Yr AARP" 7-inch
Anna Kramer & the Lost Cause: “I've Been Around” 7-inch
Lille: Tall Shoulders
Living Rooms: House Kid
Mighty High Coup: To the Moon
Janelle Monáe : The ArchAndroid
The N.E.C.: Is
Nomen Novum: Go Primal
Qurious: Planet Plant
Roman Photos: "Decline" 7-inch
Social Studies: Proxemics
Soft Powers: Bad Pop
Sons of Tonatiuh: Self-titled
Trench Party: Anxiety
Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics: “Heartlite” 7-inch
Wheeler Boys: My Brother’s Keeper
Withered: Dualitas
Young Antiques: "Drunk In Public" 7-inch
Zoroaster: Matador

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