It is indeed that time of year. Well, yes, it is late December aka Christmas/New Years time. However, when most people are trimming trees, dusting off their John Denver and the Muppets Christmas albums and throwing back some egg nog, music addicts/geeks alike are perusing every “Best of 2010” list they can find on the world wide web. That being said…
Two-thousand and ten was quite a whirlwind year for me. I became part of this brilliant music blog, had a crash course in promoting shows and met some pretty special people along the way. It’s safe to say the music released this year all served as an applicable soundtrack as it felt like new albums came out faster than I could digest them.
If you’ve read most of my posts, it’s apparent that I enjoy reporting on international acts that I feel deserve American attention (and also since the rest of the Donewaiting staff do such a stellar job of keeping up on everything).
On top of national and international releases, Columbus’s scene has also kept quite busy this year. Without further ado, here’s my 2010 list:
1. Efterklang, Magic Chairs
Watch: Modern Drift
Reasons why Denmark rules: 1. Efterklang 2.Christiania 3. Legoland
2. Finders Keepers Compilation – Pomegranates
Who can resist some 60’s Persian Pop/Funk/Psych?
3. Cate Le Bon, Me Oh My
Watch: Shoeing the Bones
Honestly didn’t know much about Cate before interviewing her earlier this year, now I can’t stop listening to her. (Oh, and this video is really wonderfully weird.) Continue reading