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Top 150 from 2010: The Next 75


The list of 75 songs below comprises the second MP3 disc I put together to celebrate the 150 Best Songs, or Top Artists, or simply the most representative music of my 2010. As with the first MP3 disc of 75 songs, they are not in any order of personal preference, but they have been sequenced to reflect musical and lyrical moods, from K. Flay’s equally explicit apparent response to Cee-Lo Green, through to the Glimmers’ sample of Killing Joke in their dancefloor epic closed out by the comeback (and what an unforgiving comeback) of the real thing.

I already know that there are dozens of artists and songs I have missed in this compilation; it would only take another week or so of sorting through the music that came my way last year and this could easily have been a Top 200. So rather than reminding me of any omissions, why not have a rummage through the list and follow up on some of those artists and songs you don’t know. The need to supply a link to a label or artist page doesn’t seem necessary the way it was when I first set up iJamming! back in the year 2000, in what I believe may have been the pre-Google years; I’m sure you can find your own way to the music. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

F**k You! – Cee-Lo Green
Messin With My Head – K. Flay
Clementine – Sarah Jaffe
We Moved Our City To The Country – Tracy Bonham
1977 – Tijoux
Tomorrow Never Knows – Secret Colours
Enough is Enough – Jamie Lidell
The Bike Song – Mark Ronson & The Business Intl
Cat & Mouse – Nikki & Rich
I Learned the Hard Way – Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
MoneyGrabber – Fitz & The Tantrums
Don’t Turn The Lights On (Aeroplane Remix) – Chromeo
Bloodbuzz Ohio – The National
Setback – The Constellations
Walls – Shout Out Louds
Come On, Come On (Dean & Britta Remix) – Scott Hardkiss
I’m Small (Chuck Brody Remix) – Phantogram
Shoegazer Disco – Richard Morel
Death By Disco – TOKiMONSTA
Twenty Two – Wakey!Wakey!
Black Smoke – Tindersticks
Modern Drift – Efterklang
Round And Round – Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
There Is No Away – Uncle Rock
On The Rocks – Stornoway
Be And Bring Me Home – Roky Erickson w/ Okkervil River
Rails – Bing and Ruth
Come Tomorrow, Come Today – Edwyn Collins
My Foolish Pride – Charlatans
Tell Her I Said So – James
Ostpolitik Manic Street Preachers
OOOO – FISHING
Skull Cakin’ – Pomegranates
Coastal Brake – Tycho
Baby Loves Me – Eels
Doc Pomus – Ben Folds & Nick Hornby
I Won’t Kneel – Groove Armada
Glitter Freeze – Gorillaz Feat. Mark E Smith
XXXO (Various Remix) – M.I.A.
Analys D’Amour (Instrumental) – Maga Bo
Sun People (Earthrise Soundsystem Remix) – Nickodemus
La Gloria (Radio Edit) – Gotan Project
Odessa – Caribou
Say My Name – Holy Ghost!
Sun Hands – Local Natives
Acapella – Kelis
Angel Echoes – Four Tet
Every Drop Of Rain Candie Payne & St. Vincent
Palaces of Montezuma – Grinderman
Stephen Colbert – Inu
She Said No (I Love You) – TAB The Band
If The Kids Are United – The Duke Spirit
I Wanna Be Adored – The Raveonettes
Always (Run Roc Remix) – JUNIP
Violet Morning Moon (Dr. Dunks remix) – Bubble Club
Something Good Can Work – Two Door Cinema Club
Rocket – Goldfrapp
Stick To My Side – Pantha du Prince
Yes, Now – William Kouam Djoko
Hypnotize U (Instrumental) – N.E.R.D.
Freudian Slips – Big Troubles
Barricade – Interpol
Never Pay For The Farm – Gang of Four
We want War – These New Puritans
Track 5 – Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom
I Feel Electric (Tiedye Remix) – Rubies Feat. F…
Vox Populi (Lifelike Treatment) – Jupiter
Lonely Satellite – Yura Yura Teikoku
The Alcoholic – Röyksopp
Real Life – Tanlines
Wonderful Life [Arthur Baker Remix Kitsuné Edit] – Hurts
Brow Beaten – Silver Columns
Stallion’s Suite – Findlay Brown
Killing Jokes – The Glimmers
Endgame – Killing Joke

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  1. Tom O'Dell

    18 January, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Hi Tony,

    Currently making a documentary tracing the evolution of New York music in the late 60s and 1970s from the Velvets to No-Wave, and am trying to contact you regarding a potential interview. Couldn’t find an e-mail on your site, so could you possibly e-mail me at the above address if you’re interested? We’re UK based but heading to the US at the start of February.

    Best,

    Tom

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