Guest List: The Best Albums of 2010 – John Macintosh

1. Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me

2. Beach House – Teen Dream

3. Twin Shadow – Forget

4. The National – High Violet

5. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

6. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz / All Delighted People EP

7. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest

8. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

9. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

10. Girls – Broken Dreams Club

11. How To Dress Well – Love Remains

12. Matthew Dear – Black City

13. The WalkmenLisbon

14. No Age – Everything in Between

15. Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles (II)

16. Caribou – Swim

17. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

18. The Morning Benders – Big Echo

19. Pantha du Prince – Black Noise

20. Four Tet – There Is Love in You

21. SpoonTransference

22. Janelle MonΓ‘eThe ArchAndroid

23. Erykah Badu – New Amerykah, Part 2

24. Magic Man – Real Live Color

25. LiarsSisterworld

The Best Albums of 2010


1. Kvelertak – Kvelertak


2. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today


3. Carbon Based Lifeforms – Interloper


4. Enslaved – Axioma Ethica Odini


5. The Black Crowes – Croweology


6. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs


7. Joanna Newsom – Have One on Me


8. Scissor Sisters – Night Work


9. Alcest – Γ‰cailles de lune


10. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma


11. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


12. The Tallest Man on Earth – The Wild Hunt


13. Misery Index – Heirs to Thievery


14. Blind Guardian – At the Edge of Time


15. Grinderman – Grinderman 2


16. The National – High Violet


17. Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz


18. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest


19. Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh


20. Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here


21. Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can


22. Agalloch – Marrow of the Spirit


23. Janelle MonΓ‘e – The ArchAndroid


24. Swans – My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky


25. Oceansize – Self Preserved While the Bodies Float Up

The Best Albums of 2009


1. Mastodon – Crack the Skye


2. Amorphis – Skyforger


3. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport


4. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion


5. Group Bombino – Guitars From Agadez


6. Megadeth – Endgame


7. Natural Snow Buildings – Shadow Kingdom


8. Bill Callahan – Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle


9. Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… Pt II


10. Bat For Lashes – Two Suns


11. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix


12. The Antlers – Hospice


13. Antony & The Johnsons – The Crying Light


14. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest


15. Kylesa – Static Tensions


16. The Flaming Lips – Embryonic


17. Gui Boratto – Take My Breath Away


18. David Sylvian – Manafon


19. Atlas Sound – Logos


20. The Black Crowes – Before the Frost…


21. Mos Def – The Ecstatic


22. Cobalt – Gin


23. Dinosaur Jr. – Farm


24. Ancestors – Of Sound Mind


25. Charlotte Gainsbourg – IRM

Guest List: The Best Albums of 2009 – John Macintosh

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14. Camera ObscuraMy Maudlin Career
13. Atlas SoundLogos
12. The Pains of Being Pure at HeartThe Pains of Being Pure at Heart
11. Bat for LashesTwo Suns
10. Chromatic FlightsSunset Bell
9. Tim HeckerAn Imaginary Country
8. GirlsAlbum
7. The AntlersHospice
6. Fever RayFever Ray
5. Fuck ButtonsTarot Sport
4. Grizzly BearVeckatimest
3. MastodonCrack the Skye
2. Dirty ProjectorsBitte Orca
1. Animal CollectiveMerriweather Post Pavilion