With the new issue onsale, Top 50 of the year inside and all, plus the whole Uncut Music Award business, it occurs to me I should hunker down and prepare a Wild Mercury Sound 2010 chart.

With the new issue onsale, Top 50 of the year inside and all, plus the whole Uncut Music Award business, it occurs to me I should hunker down and prepare a Wild Mercury Sound 2010 chart.

Not sure how many I’ll stretch to this year – 75 or so, I reckon – but hopefully I’ll start rolling that out next week. In the meantime, a very 2011-heavy playlist for you to pore over…

1 Moebius – Blue Moon (Sky)

2 The Low Anthem – Smart Flesh (Bella Union)

3 Earth – Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1 (Southern Lord)

4 The Fall – This Nation’s Saving Grace: Deluxe Edition (Beggar’s Banquet)

5 Kim Doo Soo – The Evening River (Blackest Rainbow)

6 Jonny – Jonny (Turnstile)

7 PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (Island)

8 Six Organs Of Admittance – Asleep On The Floodplain (Drag City)

9 Gruff Rhys – Hotel Shampoo (Turnstile)

10 Lia Ices – Grown Unknown (Jagjaguwar)

11 Padang Food Tigers – Born Music (Blackest Rainbow)

12 The Cave Singers – No Witch (Jagjaguwar)

13 A Hawk And A Hacksaw – Cervantine (L.M Dupli-cation)

14 Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise (Circus Company)

15 Mogwai – Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Rock Action)

16 Supersilent – Supersilent 10 (Rune Grammofon)

17 Joan As Police Woman – The Deep Field (PIAS)