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.
DJ Rhythma’s 2010 Top Ten Albums
|1||Contra Mundum||Pop Dell’Arte||Presente||Portugal|
|3||Analog Drift||Chico Man||Wax Poetics||USA|
|2||Funky Tumbao||Setenta||Hot Casa||France|
|6||Mulatu Steps Ahead||Mulatu Astatke||Strut||Etheopia|
|8||Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat||Charanjit Singh||Bombay Connection||India|
|7||Polska Rootz (Beats, Dubs and Future Folk)||Various||Eastblok||Poland|
|9||Secret Agent||Tony Allen||Nonesuch||Nigeria|
|10||Expo||The Shanghai Restoration Project||Undercover Culture Music||China|
DJ Rhythma is an occasional fill-in host for Wo’ Pop, airing Tuesday nights from 6-9PM, and the host for Mo’Glo on WNYE Sunday nights, 12-1AM EST.