Rawkblog & TwentyFourBit Present: 2010 1/2-Year Mixtape

Photo by David Greenwald

This is usually about the time of year I post my favorite albums (coming soon!) and songs of the first six months. In the spirit of having more fun than usual, Peter of TwentyFourBit and I have teamed up for a 20-track mixtape of 2010’s finest tracks thus far — half are my picks, half are his. (Guess who picked Bon Iver.) All the glory in MP3 and streams (click through, RSSers) after the jump.

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – “Round and Round”: mp3
Avi Buffalo – “What’s In It For”: mp3
Beach House – “Norway”: mp3
Judson Claiborne – “Twilight Spirit”: mp3
The Morning Benders – “Excuses”: mp3
Sally Seltmann – “Harmony To My Heartbeat”: mp3
Sleigh Bells – “Rill Rill”: mp3
The Radio Dept. – “Heaven’s On Fire”: mp3
Anaïs Mitchell feat. Ben Knox Miller and Justin Vernon – “Wait For Me”

The National – “Conversation 16”

Joanna Newsom – “Good Intentions Paving Company”

Bonnie “Prince” Billy and the Cairo Gang – “Go Folks, Go”

Kanye West – “Power”

Frightened Rabbit – “Things”

The Dead Weather – “Gasoline”

Laura Marling – “Hope In The Air”

The National – “Lemonworld”

Fiona Apple – “So Sleepy”

BP Fallon – “I Believe In Elvis Presley”

Bright Eyes – “Happy Accident”

2010 Album Release Calendar
2009 Songs Of The Year
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