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30 Dec 2010, 23:55 by hurricane_marioI am fairly open-minded (as you should be), so expect any genre in here, though metal is definitely my favorite. However, I usually won't bother to review non-metal releases unless it's one of the extremes - really good, or really bad and I feel like trashing it. Though, I'm just realizing that my taste has shifted away from metal even more this year...
This is my final list, containing almost every album I have listened to which came out in 2010. I will not be updating this entry any more unless someone enlightens me to something super-fantastic that came out this year that I missed. I can’t believe 2010 is over already, it seems like yesterday it was new years eve, and now it is tomorrow again. I will likely not do a list like this again next year, its too much work. But it's been fun and a good way to keep track of the excessive amounts of music I like. Perhaps next year just a top 20 and other great ones.
A playlist including one song off each of the top 20 albums and 7 other songs, is up on my blog as of 1/9/11. …
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1 Sep 2010, 19:10 by hurricane_marioI am fairly open-minded (as you should be), so expect any genre in here, though metal is definitely my favorite. However, I usually won't bother to review non-metal releases unless it's one of the extremes - really good, or really bad and I feel like trashing it.
Keep in mind, I am rating these albums as a whole, not judging it based on the quality of particular songs. For example, if there are no songs that stand out as good, but the album is a concept album that reveals to me the meaning of life through music, it would probably be #1. Production is a BIG part of my review process as well, it's 2010 so I want my albums to sound futuristic, refined and shiny!
Top 10 in order, rest of categories are alphabetical.
" ...dissapointment" Where albums I really wanted did not meet or exceed expectations.
bold is a must-listen!!
And please comment, either to debate my reviews or to recommend me albums I don't know about!
4 Aug 2010, 18:50 by innerearmediaAlex Band – We’ve All Been There
June 29, 2010
In his years with The Calling, Alex Band had plenty of success. Hit singles Wherever You Will Go, Adrienne & Our Lives gave the band plenty of exposure and airplay. After the Calling slowly came apart, Band started focusing on his solo work. A couple years ago his self-titled debut EP was released and it wasn’t to far from the Calling’s music. And now it’s 2010 and Alex Band is ready to release his full-length solo debut.
The album, “We’ve All Been There”, doesn’t start out very strong. The title track is fairly decent but not quite memorable and What Is Love is a collection of clichés and sounds very much like all the other songs out there. But then there’s the lead single Tonight. The song is written very well and performed with feeling and edginess. It’s the Alex Band that you want to hear. Good build up, enough tension in the song to make this a stellar power ballad/anthem. …