2010 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

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.

photo by Dan Muller / Trickshot Photography

Larry Rose’s 2010 Top Ten Albums

Rank Album Artist Label
1 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West Def Jam
2 Swim Caribou Merge
3 Halcyon Digest Deerhunter 4AD
4 Sir Lucious Left Foot… The Son of Chico Dusty Big Boi Def Jam
5 Teen Dream Beach House Sub Pop
6 InnerSpeaker Tame Impala Modular
7 Good Things Aloe Blacc Stones Throw
8 The Age of Adz Sufjan Stevens Asthmatic Kitty
9 Black Sands Bonobo Ninja Tune
10 Special Affections Diamond Rings Secret City

Larry Rose is the host of Larry’s Lounge, on the air Tuesday nights from 9PM-1AM.

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