Many of the oldies came back in 2010 with pretty amazing albums, including World Gone Crazy, Mojo, Hard Knocks, Band of Joy and Clapton. All these are worth checking out.
Some bands came back strong while not exactly innovating, with great albums like
Asylum, Trans-Continental Hustle and The Illusion of Safety.
Among other albums that were great this year, Tony Levin's new project released Soup as a fantastic debut, Tift Merritt's See You On The Moon is packed with beautiful songs, and Fire on Dawson shows their awesome proposal with Prognative. Lastly, Stone Temple Pilots is, while not a masterpiece by a long shot, an extremely fun album.
Of course, it wasn't all pretty last year. …