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 » The Top 30 Albums of 2010 - Fashionably, fabulously late, our favorite music (and believe me, there was a LOT) of 2010, the year that some have called the best year for music ever. And only some of those fools work here. Plenty of usual suspects, lots of ties and a few surprises that I won't spoil, including our unexpected #1.
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Music Reviews

Screaming Females - Castle Talk
»Screaming Females
Castle Talk
Don Giovanni
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
»Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
The Null Corporation
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
Halcyon Digest
No Age - Everything in Between
»No Age
Everything in Between
Sub Pop
Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
The Walkmen - Lisbon
»The Walkmen
Fat Possum

February 2, 2006
Today I received 165 junk emails. Below are some of the more catchy subject lines, all from the same poetic spammer and alphabetized for your organizational pleasure.

airily reposal
ampule hyperbolae
attenuate versicoloured
avertable peal
bandiron incredulous
cathead Guildhall
cheery immovability
coalman swine
commuter butter
compere boulter
countershaft airdrome
debenture hawbuck
despondent spermatozoa
dipping chimpanzee
ecclesiastical opal
equipage partner
etymologist obtruncate
flaring Bessemer
hammerer slatternly
haul IOU
hidebound grafter
horseleech decapitation
impulsion wryneck
infelicitous reclame
invigilate antimech
lowering publication
malignity oppositionist
mammal overflowing
nectarine ratatat
novation orography
odeum patronize
pane crooked
passport harpsichord
pavilion pouring
pectin irrespective
quit unpeg
radiative batter
raincoat pandowdy
rape yashmak
restorer fretful
rondure mutineer
saddlebow counting
satrapy persnickety
sebaceous economist
seedy cocky
southernwood hydroponics
sowbread approval
stork outfight
stump heating
trombone redcap
truckle optophone
uncritical smile
unwarranted latency

It's all but impossible to pick a favorite, but I must say I am impartial to 'truckle octophone'.

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N.D. Burkey
A longtime infrequent contributor to LAS, Neil David Burkey is a painter, writer, sculptor and all-around artistic type. He currently lives in London, England, where he is, at long last, a legal resident.

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