So much happens in music every year, it can’t all be filtered down to best albums and songs. Here are some other music favorites of mine from the year.
Best EP’s from 2010:
Garbage Night by Bad Tits
Black Skin, No Value by Cody ChesnuTT
Best Surprise from 2010:
Conan O’Brien: Live at Third Man
Best Album Art of 2010:
Best Vinyl Packaging of 2010:
(this is the closest I could find to showing the die-cut nature of the gatefold)
Best Show I Saw in 2010:
I only saw a few shows in 2010, but seeing the Flaming Lips again was definitely a highlight. As well as seeing The Black Keys for the first time. Here’s a cell phone pic from the Flaming Lips show:
Next up, my best of books in 2010. Stay Tuned.
Ryan W. Bradley has pumped gas, changed oil, painted houses, swept the floor of a mechanic's shop, worked on a construction crew in the Arctic Circle, fronted a punk band, and managed an independent children's bookstore. He now works in marketing. His latest book is Nothing but the Dead and Dying, a collection of stories set in Alaska. He lives in southern Oregon with his wife and two sons.