2010 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Tim

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

DJ Tim’s 2010 Top Ten Albums

Rank Album Artist Label
1 Forgiveness Rock Record Broken Social Scene Arts & Crafts
2 Teen Dream Beach House Sub Pop
3 Halcyon Digest Deerhunter 4AD
4 Gemini Wild Nothing Captured Tracks
5 Swim Caribou Merge
6 Forget Twin Shadow Terrible
7 Before Today Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti 4AD
8 Color Your Life Twin Sister Infinite Best
9 The Suburbs Arcade Fire Merge
10 High Violet The National 4AD

DJ Tim is on the air Wednesday mornings from 1-6AM.

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  1. Herb Garcia
    Posted December 29, 2010 at 11:08 am | Permalink

    The fact that nobody at KEXP has the best record of 2010 listed means that nobody has heard the best record of 2010. That record is ‘White Magick Summer’ by The Velcro Lewis Group.

  2. jessica
    Posted December 29, 2010 at 3:13 pm | Permalink

    I love that Wild Nothing album!

    See you at Fuel


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