Best band I discovered in 2010: Zelienople, hands down.
Best albums not from 2010 that I discovered/came around to in 2010:
DJ Sprinkles - Midtown 120 Blues
Gillian Welch - Time (The Revelator)
Loscil - Submers
Sam Amidon - All Is Well - the sound of working long hours in a cagey stock room, avoiding mice and moving boxes of cereal.
burger/ink - Las Vegas - the sound of sitting on my bed drinking hot chocolate and watching the huge Rochester snowflakes fly around.
Zelienople - His/Hers
Gastr Del Sol - Upgrade & Afterlife
Lambchop - OH (Ohio)
The For Carnation - The For Carnation - the sound of me trying to keep myself awake late at night while I sat watch over a small wooden cabin full of pre-adolescents
The Gray Field Recordings - Hypnagogia - the sound of evenings walking around the woods by myself when…