Favorite Albums of 2010

I am not a sanctioned music critic. I don’t have expert knowledge of obscure new releases, or thrive on finding the most underground acts. I do know what I like, and here’s a sampling of my favorite albums of 2010. Most of them have impacted me emotionally, resonating enough to be played over. And over. And over.

Junip | Fields

Jónsi | Go

The Black Keys | Brothers

Gil Scott Heron | I'm New Here

The National | High Violet

Broken Bells | Broken Bells

Vampire Weekend | Contra

LCD Soundsystem | This is Happening