First up, thanks for the fantastic response to the Best Of 2010: Halftime Report. Please keep your own charts coming, and I’ll try and collate them into some kind of masterlist in the next few days.

First up, thanks for the fantastic response to the Best Of 2010: Halftime Report. Please keep your own charts coming, and I’ll try and collate them into some kind of masterlist in the next few days.



Moving on, this week’s newish arrivals for your delectation. A handful here I’m not really sold on, if you’re taking notes.

1 The Groundhogs – Thank Christ For The Groundhogs: The Liberty Years 1968-1972 (Liberty)

2 Dylan LeBlanc – Paupers Field (Rough Trade)

3 Fennesz Daniell Buck – Knoxville (Thrill Jockey)

4 Various Artists – Epitaph For A Legend (Charly)

5 Cheikh Lo – Jamm (World Circuit)

6 Ufomammut – Eve (Supernatural Cat)

7 Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone (Anti-)

8 Roedelius – Lustwandel (Sky/Bureau B)

9 Richard Thompson – Dream Attic (Proper)

10 Grinderman – Grinderman 2 (Mute)

11 Phillip Selway – Familial (Bella Union)

12 Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Hawk (V2)

13 Caitlin Rose – Own Side Now (Names)

14 REM – Fables Of The Reconstruction: Deluxe Edition (Capitol)

15 Omar Souleyman – Jazeera Nights (Sublime Frequencies)

16 The Jim Jones Revue – Burning Your House Down (Punk Rock Blues)