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H&H: Albums

A bunch of the recordings that either made our cut or ended up as coasters, along with a fair number of national contenders.

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

On the Turntable

Our Local Spins space tracks top-selling local recordings, and the list is astonishing for the sheer number of local recordings that have surfaced this year. Among those local top sellers were many that ended up in the rotation of CDs and vinyl that we find ourselves cueing up over and over. Here are a bunch of the recordings that either made our cut or ended up as coasters, along with a fair number of national contenders.

Hot Black
Rock n' Roll Will Destroy Your Life
(independent)

Friends of Yours
Contagious
(Senselessly Complicated Music)

Mainly Lanes
Oomami
(independent)

Various Artists
Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti
(Spare the Rock)

Bourgeois Heroes
Musical Postcards
(Rub Wrongways)

Sweet Apple
Love and Desperation
(Tee Pee Records)

The Suitcase Junket
Sever and Lift
(independent)

Peelander-Z
P-TV-Z
(Chicken Ranch)

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
The Brutalist Bricks
(Matador)

Spouse
Confidence
(Nine Mile Records)

Black Francis
Nonstoperotik
(Cooking Vinyl)

Spoon
Transference
(Merge)

Jakob Dylan
Women and Country
(Sony)

Jamie Kent
Neoteny
(Jamie Kent)

James Blackshaw
All is Falling
(Young God)

 

Beneath Our Drinks

Dream Syndicate
Medicine Show
(Water)

Miley Cyrus
Can't Be Tamed
(Hollywood Records)

Mission Man
31 Hours Til What?
(independent)

Krokus
Hoodoo
(Sony Music)

Michael Buble
Special Delivery
(Warner/Reprise)

Katy Perry
Teenage Dream
(Capitol)

Joe Bonamassa
black rock
(J&R Adventures)

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