Thanks, once again, to all of you who submitted your Top Tens of 2010 to the blog at the end of the year. I’ve now applied the dark mathematics and come up with a Top 50 from them, which provides an interesting - healthy, to be honest - contrast to my own list. The winner was ahead of the pack by a mile, incidentally…

Thanks, once again, to all of you who submitted your Top Tens of 2010 to the blog at the end of the year. I’ve now applied the dark mathematics and come up with a Top 50 from them, which provides an interesting – healthy, to be honest – contrast to my own list. The winner was ahead of the pack by a mile, incidentally…

50. Blitzen Trapper – Destroyer Of The Void

49. Robert Plant – Band Of Joy

48. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

47. The Hold Steady – Heaven Is Whenever

46. Big Boi – Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty

45. Spoon – Transference

44. Maximum Balloon – Maximum Balloon

43. Hot Chip – One Life Stand

42. Forest Swords – Dagger Paths

41. Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can

40. Besnard Lakes – Are The Roaring Night

39. Teenage Fanclub – Shadows

38. Hans Chew – Tennessee And Other Stories

37. Caribou – Swim

36. Grinderman – Grinderman II

35. Trembling Bells – Abandoned Love

34. Cherry Ghost – Beneath This Burning Shoreline

33. Janelle Monae – The Arch Android

32. Four Tet – There Is Love In You

31. The Duke And The King – Long Live The Duke And The King

30. Wolf People – Steeple

29. Neil Young – Le Noise

28. Jack Rose – Luck In The Valley

27. Sleepy Sun – Fever

26. Magic Lantern – Platoon

25. Black Keys – Brothers

24. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach

23. Steve Mason – Boys Outside

22. Titus Andronicus – The Monitor

21. The Walkmen – Lisbon

20. Sun Kil Moon – Admiral Fell Promises

19. MGMT – Congratulations

18. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

17. John Grant – Queen Of Denmark

16. Phosphorescent – Here’s To Taking It Easy

15. Field Music – (Measure)

14. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening

13. Emeralds – Does It Look Like I’m Here?

12. Voice Of The Seven Thunders – Voice Of The Seven Thunders

11. Bonnie Prince Billy & The Cairo Gang – The Wonder Show Of The World

10. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today

9. Deerhunter – Halcyon Digest

8. Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo

7. Vampire Weekend – Contra

6. Sufjan Stevens – The Age Of Adz

5. The Coral – Butterfly House

4. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

3. The National – High Violet

2. Beach House – Teen Dream

1. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me