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, airing Monday, January 3rd.
DJ Shannon’s 2010 Top Ten Albums
|1||Total Life Forever||Foals||Sub Pop|
|2||Odd Blood||Yeasayer||Secretly Canadian|
|3||Astro Coast||Surfer Blood||Kanine|
|4||Rise Ye Sunken Ships||Augustines||self-released|
|5||Gorilla Manor||Local Natives||Frenchkiss|
|7||Brothers||The Black Keys||Nonesuch|
|8||The Youth Die Young||Mad Rad||Out for Stardom|
|10||King of the Beach||Wavves||Fat Possum|
Honorable mentions: Caribou, Phantogram, The Drums, The Head and the Heart, Frightened Rabbit
DJ Shannon is on the air Monday overnights/early Tuesday mornings from 1-6AM.