Twenty-Ten sent me tumbling through wormhole after wormhole--three hundred sixty five days of straight-up shock, loss, love, scars and psychedelica. I went road tripping in Arizona in the middle of a blizzard. I spent three days in bed drinking wine, eating Chinese food and York Peppermint Patties while watching The L Word. I dropped acid and lived a whole lifetime in a mere six hours. I went ten days without seeing a single human. I fell in love again. I finally read Gravity’s Rainbow in its entirety. I kind of almost finished writing a novel of my own. And I managed to go the whole year without getting one single sunburn.
From dope to most dope, these are the jams which soundtracked all this silliness:
10. “Goodnight Everything” Liars
A song which reeks of nihilism and sexual punishment, “Goodnight Everything” became my greatest musical obsession this year, though objectivity would not permit me to push it higher on this list. …