3 Minute Record

"We learned more from a three minute record baby than we ever learned in school..." -from No Surrender by Bruce Springsteen

Best Albums Of 2010

  1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs [Merge]
  2. The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang [Side One Dummy]
  3. Josh Ritter - So Runs The World Away [Pytheas]
  4. The Black Keys - Brothers [Nonesuch]
  5. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest [4AD]
  6. The New Pornographers - Together [Matador]
  7. The National - High Violet [4AD]
  8. The Mynabirds - What We Lose In The Fire We Gain In The Flood [Saddle Creek]
  9. Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses - Junky Star [Lost Highway]
  10. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor [XL]
  11. Band Of Horses - Infinite Arms [Columbia]
  12. Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs Of Love [Fantasy]
  13. Peter Wolf - Midnight Souvenirs [Verve]
  14. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This [Rounder]
  15. Spoon - Transference [Merge]
  16. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - I Learned The Hard Way [Daptone]
  17. Teenage Fanclub - Shadows [Merge]
  18. Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues [Bloodshot]
  19. Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs Of Love [Fantasy]
  20. Bruce Springsteen - The Promise [Columbia]
  21. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Mojo [Reprise]
  22. She & Him - Volume Two [Merge]
  23. Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - The Brutalist Bricks [Matador]
  24. Beach House - Teen Dream [Sub Pop]
  25. The Hold Steady - Heaven Is Whenever [Vagrant]
  26. Midlake - The Courage of Others [Bella Union]
  27. Vampire Weekend - Contra [XL]
  28. Drive-By Truckers - The Big To-Do [ATO]
  29. Neil Young - Le Noise [Reprise]
  30. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me [Drag City]
  31. Jenny And Johnny - I'm Having Fun Now [Warner Bros.]
  32. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt [Dead Oceans]
  33. The Fresh & Onlys - Play It Strange [In The Red]
  34. Carolina Chocolate Drops - Genuine Negro Jig [Nonesuch]
  35. Jesse Malin - Love It To Life [Side One Dummy]
  36. Ok Go - Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky [Paracadute]
  37. Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer Of The Void [Sub Pop]
  38. The Old 97's - The Grand Theatre Volume One [New West]
  39. Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love [Matador]
  40. Best Coast - Crazy For You [Mexican Summer]
  41. The Black Angels - Phosphene Dream [Blue Horizon Ventures]
  42. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song [Mercury Nashville]
  43. Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs - God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise [RCA]
  44. Elvis Costello - National Ransom [Hear Music]
  45. Patty Griffin - Downtown Church [Credential]
  46. Ben Folds & Nick Hornby - Lonely Avenue [Nonesuch]
  47. Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record
  48. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding [Merge]
  49. Court Yard Hounds - S/T [Columbia]
  50. Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone [Anti]
  51. Johnny Cash - American VI: Ain't No Grave [American]
  52. Jakob Dylan - Women And Country [Columbia]
  53. Roky Erickson with Okkervil River - True Love Cast Out All Evil [Anti]
  54. Broken Bells - S/T [Columbia]
  55. Rufus Wainwright - All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu [Decca]
  56. Rogue Wave - Permalight [Sub Pop]
  57. Griffin House - The Learner [Nettwerk]
  58. Minus The Bear - Omni [Dangerbird]
  59. Avi Buffalo - S/T [Sub Pop]
  60. Robert Plant - Band Of Joy [Es Paranza/Rounder]
  61. Trampled By Turtles - Palomino [Banjodad]
  62. The Avett Brothers - Live, Volume 3 [American]
  63. John Prine - In Person & On Stage [Oh Boy]
  64. Tim Barry - 28th And Stonewall
  65. Dierks Bentley - Up On The Ridge