2010 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mr. West

When it comes to albums released in 2010, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who’s pored over them more intensely than a KEXP DJ. So, what were their favorites? Which CDs did they reach for the most, or, uh, “click on” the most in their iTunes players? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2010 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 20th, so let us know your favorites now.

[he’s the one on the right]

Mr. West’s 2010 Top Ten Albums

rank album artist label
1 WWII White Wires Dirtnap
2 Who Said these Were Happy Times Francis Harold and the Holograms Going Underground/Square Wave
4 Fight Softly Ruby Suns Sub Pop
3 Crusing Slices Iron Lung
7 Swanlights Antony & the Jonhsons Secretly Canadian
6 White Lung It’s the Evil Deranged
9 Joanna Newsom Have One on Me Drag City
5 Same LP The Steve Adamyk Band P.Trash
8 Cracked Love and other Drugs Unnatural Helpers Hardly Art
10 ArchAndroid Janelle Monae Wondaland/Bad Boy

Mr. West is one of the hosts of Sonic Reducer, airing Saturday nights, 9PM-midnight.

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