2010 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

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 Chona Kasinger

Mel’s 2010 Top Ten Albums

Rank Album Artist Label
1 Further The Chemical Brothers Virgin
2 I Speak Because I Can Laura Marling Virgin
3 Halcyon Digest Deerhunter 4AD
4 Swim Caribou Merge
5 Into the Great Wide Yonder Trentemoller In My Room
6 Black Noise Pantha Du Prince Rough Trade
7 Black City Matthew Dear Ghostly International
8 There Is Love In You Four Tet Domino
9 Innerspeaker Tame Impala Modular
10 Crazy for You Best Coast Mexican Summer

Mel is on the air Sunday mornings from 2-6AM.

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One Comment

  1. Blair
    Posted December 23, 2010 at 1:20 pm | Permalink

    Holy crap… Does Mel play this type of music during her set? More importantly, is it possible to list to a set after it has played?

    Lets say monday afternoon instead of 3am on sunday


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