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Posted on 22 Jan 11 Top 5s | 1 Comment
Hyperbolic 5 by Helaman Ferguson
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Hyperbolic 5 by Helaman Ferguson

The Synconation Scribes have been a continual source of discovery for me. Most of the team has shared their Top 5 Songs of 2010 in the hopes that you will discover something you may have missed and give us your Top 5! Go ahead, show us whatcha got by commenting below or on our Facebook!

Without further adieu, The Synconation Writers – Top 5 Songs of 2010:

Brenton Crozier:

01. Crystal Castles – “Celestica” on Crystal Castles (II)
02. Jónsi – “Go Do” on Go
03. Cassius – “I Love You So” on The Rawkers EP
04. Azure Ray – “In the Fog” on Drawing Down the Moon
05. Small Black – “Goons” on New Chains

Ian Latchmansingh:

01. Miami Horror – “Look to You (Feat. Kimbra)” on Illumination
02. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. – “Vocal Chords” on Horse Power EP
03. Belle & Sebastian – “Come on, Sister” on Write About Love
04. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” on The Suburbs
05. Beach House – “Silver Soul” on Teen Dream

Carlos Andujar:

01. Onra – “Long Distance” on Long Distance
02. Games – “Strawberry Skies” on That We Can Play
03. Hammock – “Breathturn” on Chasing After Shadows…Living with the Ghosts
04. Com Truise – “Glawio (Darkstar)”
05. Yeasayer – “O.N.E.” on Odd Blood

Flora Fair:

01. Glasser – “Home” on Ring
02. The National – “Anyone’s Ghost” on High Violet
03. M.I.A. – “It Iz What It Iz” on Maya
04. Spoon – “Who Makes Your Money” on Transference
05. Gorillaz (featuring Bashy, Kano, and National Orchestra for Arabic Music) – “White Flag” on Plastic Beach

Ama Reynolds:

01. The National – “Sorrow” on High Violet
02. Jenny & Johnny – “Switchblade on I Am Having Fun Now
03. Mos Def – “Life in Marvelous Times” on Ecstatic
04. Florence and the Machine – “Kiss with a Fist” on Lungs
05. Belle and Sebastian – “Little Lou, Ugly Jack, Prophet John” on Write About Love

Angela Chene:

01. The Mynabirds – “Wash It Out” on What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood
02. Lost in the Trees – “Love on My Side” on All Alone in An Empty House
03. The Heavy – “Sixteen” on The House That Dirt Built
04. Girl Talk – “This Is the Remix” on All Day
05. Tracy Bonham – “Your Night Is Wide Open” on Masts of Manhatta

Hugo Lamont:

01. Band of Horses – “Laredo” on Infinite Arms
02. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – “I Built Myself a Metal Bird” on Kollaps Tradixionales
03. Black Keys – “Tighten Up” on Brothers
04. The Carolina Chocolate Drops – “Cornbread and Butterbeans” on Genuine Negro Jig
05. Torche – “U.F.O.” on Songs for Singles

Kellie Abrahamson:

01. The Red River – “When We Are Wild” on Little Songs About the Picture
02. The Black Keys- “Sinister Kid” on Brothers
03. Suckers – “2 Eyes 2 C” on Wild Smile
04. Sunbears! – “His Little Head” on Sunbears!/MRENC Split 7″ Vinyl
05. Band of Horses – “On My Way Back Home” on Infinite Arms

Jeremy Alan Gould:

01. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II (Mountains beyond Mountains)” on The Suburbs
02. The National – “Bloodbuzz Ohio” on High Violet
03. Crystal Castles – “I’m Not in Love (ft. Robert Smith)” on Crystal Castles (II)
04. Gorillaz – “On Melancholy Hill” on Plastic Beach
05. Jónsi – “Sinking Friendships” on Go

1 Comment

  1. Flora Fair

    I am SO excited to listen to some of these bands. Thanks, guys!

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