I've published this entry on my blog, too, so if you're looking for MP3 links, you should head there.
I apologize in advance for not including Arcade Fire, I used to think of them as The Arcade Fire for the longest time. And all the artists beginning with The will be under T. A bit silly I suppose, but whatever.
It really is a coincidence that the very first artist I present as one of my favorites of the decade is also my very latest discovery – Aimee Mann. Yes, like the majority, I got hooked on her melodic and melancholic contribution to the soundtrack of Magnolia, which inspired me to search out more of her songs. …