top of the top: 2010

by juicyfrog

dear toads, frogs and tapdoles,

even if it may seem out of time for a 2010 assessment, here’s the frog best of!

2010 best songs of the pond
Percussion Gun, White Rabbit, from It’s frightening
I Feel Better, Hot Chip, from One Life Stand
, Caribou, from Swim

2010 best albums of the pond
The Courage of Others, Midlake
Halcyon Digest, Deerhunter
The Great Wide Yonder, Trentemøller

2010best concertsof the pond
The Cinematic Orchestra, Astra, September
Junip, Berlin Festival, September,
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Volksbühne, September

2010 best surpriseof the pond
José González isn’t Spanish but Swedish, ha ha ha!!

2010 most important discovery of the pond
Peter Doherty isn’t only the favourite gossiping topic of the tabloids.
He’s a great great melodist and moving songwriter.

2010 ever saddest newsof the pond
Farewell my sparklehorse… sob… RIP Mark Linkous

2010 best musical website of the pond

2010 best label of the pond
fat cat
because you can listen for free to most of the cat’s latest catalogue on its website

2010 ugliest cover of the pond
The Courage of Others, Midlake

2010 most artistic cover of the pond
Kollaps Tradixionales, A Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
Hold this Ghost, Musée Mécanique

2010 greatest moments of the pond
We Were Promised Jetpack’s energizing concert, Berlin Festival and GY!BE’s rebirth.

2010 je-ne-sais-quoi of the pond
Britt Daniel’s blue stare!

post-rock is back in the pond…
2011’s beginning will be dark and thrilly, yeah!
the frog is melankolic(the greatest label name ever!), constellated and happy.