THE TOP ALBUMS OF 2017

1. ALVVAYS – ANTISOCIALITES

Track Picks: “In Undertow”, “Plimsoll Punks”, “Lollipop (Ode to Jim)”
Label: Transgressive Records
Release Date: 8th September 2017
Listen: Spotify

2. PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING – EVERY VALLEY

Track Picks: “Every Valley”, “People Will Always Need Coal”, “Progress”
Label: PIAS Recordings
Release Date: 7th July 2017
Listen: Spotify

3. THE SHINS – HEARTWORMS

Track Picks: “Name For You”, “Fantasy Island”, “Mildenhall”
Label: Columbia
Release Date: 10th March 2017
Listen: Spotify

4. FUTURE ISLANDS – THE FAR FIELD

Track Picks: “Ran”, “Cave”, “Shadows”
Label: 4AD
Release Date: 7th April 2017

Listen: Spotify

5. LCD SOUNDSYSTEM – AMERICAN DREAM

Track Picks: “Oh Baby”, “Tonite”, “Call the Police”
Label: DFA Records
Release Date: 1st September 2017
Listen: Spotify

6. THE HORRORS – V

Track Picks: “Hologram”, “Machine”, “Something To Remember Me By”
Label: Caroline International
Release Date: 22nd September 2017
Listen: Spotify

7. LOS CAMPESINOS! – SICK SCENES

Track Picks: “I Broke Up in Amarante”, “The Fall of Home”, “5 Flucloxacillin”
Label: Wichita Recordings
Release Date: 24th February 2017
Listen: Spotify

8. DELAY TREES – LET GO

Track Picks: “Black Ice”, “Brightest Eyes”, “It’s Not Who You Are”
Label: Soliti Music
Release Date: 24th March 2017
Listen: Spotify

9. DARREN HAYMAN – THANKFUL VILLAGES VOLUME 2

Track Picks: “Cundall”, “Chantry”, “Cromwell”
Label: Rivertones
Release Date: 26th May 2017
Listen: Spotify

10. SACRED PAWS – STRIKE A MATCH

Track Picks: “Nothing”, “Everyday”, “Strike a Match”
Label: Rock Action Records
Release Date: 27th January 2017
Listen: Spotify

 HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Belle and Sebastian – How to Solve Our Human Problems EP
Bill Botting & The Two Drink Minimums – Better Friends

Butcher Boy – Bad Things Happen When It’s Quiet EP
Jarvis Cocker & Chilly Gonzales – Room 29
Deerful – Peach
Depeche Mode – Spirit
Rose Elinor Dougall – Stellular
Baxter Dury – Prince of Tears
Matthew Edwards & The Unfortunates – Folklore
Enderby’s Room – Enderby’s Room
Feist – Pleasure
Fever Dream – Squid

Girl Ray – Earl Grey
Wesley Gonzalez – Excellent Musician
The Hayman Kupa Band – The Hayman Kupa Band
The Just Joans – You Might Be Smiling Now
The Leaf Library – City In Reverse EP
Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now
Ralegh Long – Upwards of Summer
Lyys – Darling Enemy EP
The Magnetic Fields – 50 Song Memoir
The National – Sleep Well Beast

The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Echo of Pleasure
Papernut Cambridge – Mellotron Phase: Volume 1
Peaness – Are You Sure? EP
PINS – Bad Thing EP
The Proper Ornaments – Foxhole
Sea Pinks – Watercourse
Sleaford Mods – English Tapas
Sparks – Hippopotamus
Spinning Coin – Permo
Suggested Friends – Suggested Friends
The Surfing Magazines – The Surfing Magazines
Sweet Baboo – Wild Imagination
Teleman – Fünf EP
Tree Trunks – Big Rush EP
The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding
Wire – Silver/Lead

THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2016

1. TELEMAN – BRILLIANT SANITY

Track Picks: “Düsseldorf”, “Tangerine”, “Drop Out”
Label: Moshi Moshi Records
Release Date: 8th April 2016
Listen: Spotify

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2. BOYS FOREVER – BOYS FOREVER

Track Picks: “Poisonous”, “Voice In My Head”, “Brian”
Label: Amour Foo
Release Date: 5th August 2016
Listen: Spotify

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3. KING CREOSOTE – ASTRONAUT MEETS APPLEMAN

Track Picks: “You Just Want”, “Melin Wynt”, “Wake Up To This”
Label: Domino
Release Date: 2nd September 2016
Listen: Spotify

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4. CATE LE BON – CRAB DAY

Track Picks: “Crab Day”, “Love Is Not Love”, “Wonderful”
Label: Drag City
Release Date: 15th April 2016
Listen: Spotify

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5. FLOWERS – EVERYBODY’S DYING TO MEET YOU

Track Picks: “Pull My Arm”, “Ego Loss”, “Russian Doll”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 12th February 2016
Listen: Spotify

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6. SEA PINKS – SOFT DAYS

Track Picks: “(I Don’t Feel Like) Giving In”, “Ordinary Gaze”, “Yr Horoscope”
Label: CF Records
Release Date: 8th January 2016
Listen: Spotify

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7. WILD NOTHING – LIFE OF PAUSE

Track Picks: “Reichpop”, “Lady Blue”, “TV Queen”
Label: Bella Union
Release Date: 19th February 2016
Listen: Spotify

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8. DAVID BOWIE – BLACKSTAR

Track Picks: “Blackstar”, “Sue (Or In a Season of Crime)”, “I Can’t Give Everything Away”
Label: RCA
Release Date: 8th January 2016
Listen: Spotify

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9. PAPERNUT CAMBRIDGE – LOVE THE THINGS YOUR LOVER LOVES

Track Picks: “Love The Things Your Lover Loves”, “Chartreuse”, “We Are the Nut”
Label: Gare du Nord Records
Release Date: 13th May 2016
Listen: Spotify

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10. ALEXIS TAYLOR – PIANO

Track Picks: “I’m Ready”, “Without Your Name”, “Don’t Make My Brown Eyes Blue”
Label: Moshi Moshi Records
Release Date: 10th June 2016
Listen: Spotify

 HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Steven James Adams – Old Magick
Pete Astor – Spilt Milk

The Avalanches – Wildflower
Bat For Lashes – The Bride
Boys – Love On Tour EP
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
Jarvis Cocker – Music From Likely Stories EP
Cosines – Transitions EP
Deerful – Staying Still EP
DIIV – Is The Is Are
Emmy the Great – Second Love
Evans the Death – Vanilla
Fear of Men – Fall Forever

Freschard – Sunday Night
Darren Hayman – Thankful Villages Volume 1
Hinds – Leave Me Alone
Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
Nat Johnson – The Liberty System EP
Ralegh Long – We Are In The Fields EP
LUST – Lovender EP
Mystery Jets – Curve Of The Earth
of Montreal – Innocence Reaches
Pinkshinyultrablast – Grandfeathered
The Radio Dept. – Running Out Of Love

Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Robert Rotifer – If We Hadn’t Had You EP
Savages – Adore Life
Slow Club – One Day All Of This Won’t Matter Anymore
Sweet Baboo – Dennis EP
The Tuts – Update Your Brain
Ultimate Painting – Dusk
The Wave Pictures – Bamboo Diner In The Rain
Wild Beasts – Boy King
Wire – Nocturnal Koreans
Wolf Girl – We Tried
Woodpigeon – T R O U B L E
Young Romance – Another’s Blood
YUKKA – A Long Way EP

THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2015

1. NEW ORDER – MUSIC COMPLETE

Track Picks: “Singularity”, “Plastic”, “Tutti Frutti”
Label: Mute
Release Date: 25th September 2015
Listen: Spotify

The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

2. THE DECEMBERISTS – WHAT A TERRIBLE WORLD, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL WORLD

Track Picks: “Make You Better”, “Lake Song”, “Till the Water’s All Gone”
Label: Rough Trade Records
Release Date: 20th January 2015
Listen: Spotify

FFS - FFS

3. FFS – FFS

Track Picks: “Johnny Delusional”, “Call Girl”, “Piss Off”
Label: Domino
Release Date: 9th June 2015
Listen: Spotify

Belle and Sebastian - Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance

4. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – GIRLS IN PEACETIME WANT TO DANCE

Track Picks: “Nobody’s Empire”, “Enter Sylvia Plath”, “Play For Today”
Label: Matador
Release Date: 19th January 2015
Listen: Spotify

Tigercats - Mysteries

5. TIGERCATS – MYSTERIES

Track Picks: “Junior Champion”, “Wheezer”, “Sleeping in the Backseat”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 10th March 2015
Listen: Spotify

Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

6. COURTNEY BARNETT – SOMETIMES I SIT AND THINK, AND SOMETIMES I JUST SIT

Track Picks: “Pedestrian at Best”, “Dead Fox”, “Nobody Cares If You Go to the Party”
Label: Mom + Pop Music
Release Date: 20th March 2015
Listen: Spotify

Sweet Baboo - The Boombox Ballads

7. SWEET BABOO – THE BOOMBOX BALLADS

Track Picks: “Sometimes”, “Got to Hang on to You”, “Walking in the Rain”
Label: Moshi Moshi Records
Release Date: 14th August 2015
Listen: Spotify

Best Coast - California Nights

8. BEST COAST – CALIFORNIA NIGHTS

Track Picks: “Feeling OK”, “Heaven Sent”, “California Nights”
Label: Harvest
Release Date: 1st May 2015
Listen: Spotify

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9. JOANNA GRUESOME – PEANUT BUTTER

Track Picks: “Last Year”, “Honestly Do Yr Worst”, “I Don’t Wanna Relax”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 11th May 2015
Listen: Spotify

Kid Wave - Wonderlust

10. KID WAVE – WONDERLUST

Track Picks: “Wanderlust”, “Honey”, “I’m Trying to Break Your Heart”
Label: Heavenly
Release Date: 1st June 2015
Listen Spotify

 HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Being There – Overnight EP
Blur – The Magic Whip
Euros Childs – Sweetheart
Chorusgirl – Chorusgirl
Club 8 – Pleasure
Django Django – Born Under Saturn
Drinks – Hermits on Holiday
Emmy the Great – S EP
Evans the Death – Expect Delays
Fever Dream – Moyamoya
Robert Forster – Songs to Play
Colleen Green – I Want to Grow Up
Richard Hawley – Hollow Meadows
Emma Kupa – Home Cinema
The Leaf Library – Daylight Versions
The Legends – It’s Love
Ralegh Long – Hoverance
The Lovely Eggs – This Is Our Nowhere
Mammoth Penguins – Hide and Seek
Model Village – Burger EP
Modest Mouse – Strangers to Ourselves
Elizabeth Morris – Athens EP
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Hell EP
Papernut Cambridge – Nutlets 1967-80
Pinkshinyultrablast – Everything Else
The Radio Dept. – Occupied EP
Rozi Plain – Friend
The Spook School – Try to Be Hopeful
Summer Camp – Bad Love
Trust Fund – No One’s Coming For Us
Tuff Love – Dross EP
The Wave Pictures – Great Big Flamingo Burning Moon
Young Romance – Wild EP

THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014

1. ALVVAYS – ALVVAYS

Track Picks: “Archie, Marry Me”, “Next of Kin”, “Party Police”
Label: Transgressive Records
Release Date: 22nd July 2014
Listen: Spotify

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2. MANIC STREET PREACHERS – FUTUROLOGY

Track Picks: “Walk Me to the Bridge”, “Europa Geht Durch Mich ”, “Between the Clock and the Bed”
Label: Columbia
Release Date: 7th July 2014
Listen: Spotify

Withered Hand - New Gods

3. WITHERED HAND – NEW GODS

Track Picks: “Horseshoe”, “King of Hollywood”, “New Gods”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 10th March 2014
Listen: Spotify

Night Flowers - Night Flowers EP

4. NIGHT FLOWERS – NIGHT FLOWERS EP

Track Picks: “Bound”, “Embers”, “Neverlands”
Label: Dirty Bingo Records
Release Date: 7th April 2014
Listen: Spotify

Slow Club - Complete Surrender

5. SLOW CLUB – COMPLETE SURRENDER

Track Picks: “Tears of Joy”, “The Pieces”, “Complete Surrender”
Label: Caroline International
Release Date: 14th July 2014
Listen: Spotify

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6. TELEMAN – BREAKFAST

Track Picks: “Steam Train Girl”, Skeleton Dance”, “Lady Low”
Label: Moshi Moshi Records
Release Date: 16th May 2014
Listen: Spotify

Allo Darlin' - We Come From the Same Place

7. ALLO DARLIN’ – WE COME FROM THE SAME PLACE

Track Picks: “Bright Eyes”, “History Lessons”, “Romance and Adventure”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 6th October 2014
Listen: Spotify

Baxter Dury - It's a Pleasure

8. BAXTER DURY – IT’S A PLEASURE

Track Picks: “Palm Trees”, “Other Men’s Girls”, “Police”
Label: [PIAS] Le Label
Release Date: 20th October 2014
Listen: Spotify

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Days of Abandon

9. THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – DAYS OF ABANDON

Track Picks: “Simple and Sure”, “Kelly”, “Until the Sun Explodes”
Label: Fierce Panda
Release Date: 13th May 2014
Listen: Spotify

First Aid Kit - Stay Gold

10. FIRST AID KID – STAY GOLD

Track Picks: “My Silver Lining”, “Master Pretender”, “Stay Gold”
Label: Columbia
Release Date: 6th June 2014
Listen Spotify

 HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures – Gin
Delay Trees – Readymade
Dum Dum Girls – Too True
Ex Hex – Rips
Flowers – Do What You Want To Do, It’s What You Should Do
Future Islands – Singles
The Hidden Cameras – Age
Honeyblood – Honeyblood
The Horrors – Luminous
Island Twins – Spanish Blood
Let’s Wrestle – Let’s Wrestle
The Luxembourg Signal – The Luxembourg Signal
Making Marks – A Thousand Half-Truths
Morrissey – World Peace Is None of Your Business
The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers
Papernut Cambridge – There’s No Underground
Nina Persson – Animal Heart
Tuff Love – Junk EP
The Tuts – Time to Move On EP
TV On the Radio – Seeds
The Understudies – Let Desire Guide Your Hand
The Vaselines – V for Vaselines
The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream

 

THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2013

1. SWEET BABOO – SHIPS

Track Picks: “If I Died…”, “The Sea Life Is the Life For Me (Mermaid Cutie)”, “Cate’s Song”
Label: Moshi Moshi Records
Release Date: 22nd April 2013
Listen: Spotify

Veronica Falls - Waiting For Something To Happen

2. VERONICA FALLS – WAITING FOR SOMETHING TO HAPPEN

Track Picks: “Teenage”, “Waiting For Something To Happen”, “My Heart Beats”
Label: Bella Union
Release Date: 12th February 2013
Listen: Spotify

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind the Film

3. MANIC STREET PREACHERS – REWIND THE FILM

Track Picks: “Show Me the Wonder”, “Rewind the Film”, “Anthem For a Lost Cause”
Label: Columbia
Release Date: 16th September 2013
Listen: Spotify

Camera Obscura - Desire Lines

4. CAMERA OBSCURA – DESIRE LINES

Track Picks: “Troublemaker”, “Do It Again”, “Break It To You Gently”
Label: 4AD
Release Date: 3rd June 3013
Listen: Spotify

Cate Le Bon - Mug Museum

5. CATE LE BON – MUG MUSEUM

Track Picks: “I Can’t Help You”, “Are You With Me Now?”, “Wild”
Label: Turnstile
Release Date: 12th November 2013
Listen: Spotify

Freschard - Boom Biddy Boom

6. FRESCHARD – BOOM BIDDY BOOM

Track Picks: “Boom Biddy Boom”, “Cheese and Crackers”, “And the Rain”
Label: b.y_records
Release Date: 16th September 2013
Listen: Spotify

The Ballet - I Blame Society

7. THE BALLET – I BLAME SOCIETY

Track Picks: “Difficult Situations”, “Feelings”, “Turn You”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 10th June 2013
Listen: Spotify

The Pastels - Slow Summits

8. THE PASTELS – SLOW SUMMITS

Track Picks: “Check My Heart”, “Kicking Leaves”, “Come to the Dance”
Label: Domino
Release Date: 27th May 2013
Listen: Spotify

The Spook School - Dress Up

9. THE SPOOK SCHOOL – DRESS UP

Track Picks: “I’ll Be Honest”, “You Make It Sound So Easy”, “The Cameraman”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 7th October 2013
Listen: Spotify

Just Handshakes - Say It

10. JUST HANDSHAKES – SAY IT

Track Picks: “London Bound”, “Say It”, “Shadows”
Label: Bleeding Gold Records
Release Date: 20th May 2013
Listen: Spotify

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Arcade Fire – Reflektor
David Bowie – The Next Day
Club 8 – Above the City
Edwyn Collins – Understated
Depeche Mode – Delta Machine
Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Joanna Gruesome – Weird Sister
The Just Joans – 6.9 Love Songs EP
Los Campesinos! – No Blues
Elizabeth Morris – Optimism EP
Public Service Broadcasting – Inform – Educate – Entertain
Savages – Silence Yourself
Rotifer – The Cavalry Never Showed Up
Summer Camp – Summer Camp
The Wave Pictures – City Forgiveness
Wire – Change Becomes Us
Without Feathers – Three Songs EP
Yo La Tengo – Fade
Young Knives – Sick Octave

THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2012

1. TIGERCATS – ISLE OF DOGS

Track Picks: “Full Moon Reggae Party”, “The Vapours”, “Banned at the Troxy”
Label: Fika Recordings
Release Date: 9th April 2012
Listen: Spotify

2. SHRAG – CANINES

Track Picks: “Tears of a Landlord”, “Show Us Your Canines”, “On the Spines of Old Cathedrals”
Label: Fortuna Pop!/Where It’s At Is Where You Are
Release Date: 9th July 2012
Listen: Spotify

3. ALLO DARLIN’ – EUROPE

Track Picks: “Neil Armstrong”, “Capricornia”, “Some People Say”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 7th May 2012
Listen: Spotify

4. RICHARD HAWLEY – STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE

Track Picks: “She Brings the Sunlight”, “Seek It”, “Leave Your Body Behind You”
Label: Parlophone
Release Date: 7th May 2012
Listen: Spotify

5. JENS LEKMAN – I KNOW WHAT LOVE ISN’T

Track Picks: “Become Someone Else’s”, “I Want a Pair of Cowboy Boots”, “The World Moves On”
Label: Secretly Canadian
Release Date: 3rd September 2012
Listen: Spotify

6. THE WAVE PICTURES – LONG BLACK CARS

Track Picks: “Eskimo Kiss”, “Spaghetti”, “Long Black Cars”
Label: Moshi Moshi
Release Date: 2nd April 2012
Listen: Spotify

7. EVANS THE DEATH – EVANS THE DEATH

Track Picks: “Telling Lies”, “Threads”, “I’m So Unclean”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 4th February 2012
Listen: Spotify

8. THE ROSIE TAYLOR PROJECT – TWIN BEDS

Track Picks: “For Esme”, “Every Morning (And For the Rest of Our Lives)”, “The Last Happy Writer”
Label: Odd Box Records
Release Date: 13th February 2012
Listen: Spotify

9. TAKEN BY TREES – OTHER WORLDS

Track Picks: “Highest High”, “Dreams”, “Large”
Label: Secretly Canadian
Release Date: 2nd October 2012
Listen: Spotify

10. DARREN HAYMAN – LIDO

Track Picks: “London Fields”, “Parliament Hill”, “Tooting Bec”
Label: Where It’s At Is Where You Are
Release Date: 27th August 2012
Listen: Spotify


THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2011


1. ACID HOUSE KINGS – MUSIC SOUNDS BETTER WITH YOU

Track Picks: “Are We Lovers or Are We Friends?”, “Would You Say Stop?”, “(I’m In) A Chorus Line”
Label: Labrador
Release Date: 22nd March 2011
Listen: Spotify

2. DARREN HAYMAN – JANUARY SONGS

Track Picks: “We’re Staying In”, “I Know I Fucked Up”, “Who Hung the Monkey?”
Label: Self-released
Release Date: 31st January 2011
Listen: Spotify

3. BAXTER DURY – HAPPY SOUP

Track Picks: “Claire”, “Leak at the Disco”, “Trellic”
Label: Parlophone
Release Date: 15th August 2011
Listen: Spotify

4. THE HORRORS – SKYING

Track Picks: “Changing the Rain”, “I Can See Through You”, “Still Life”
Label: XL
Release Date: 11th July 2011
Listen: Spotify

5. WIRE – RED BARKED TREE

Track Picks: “Two Minutes”, “Clay”, “Moreover”
Label: Pink Flag
Release Date: 10th January 2011
Listen: Spotify

6. HELP STAMP OUT LONELINESS – HELP STAMP OUT LONELINESS

Track Picks: “Cottonopolis + Promises”, “Record Shop”, “Split Infinitives”
Label: Where It’s At Is Where You Are
Release Date: 9th May 2011
Listen: Spotify

7. EMMY THE GREAT – VIRTUE

Track Picks: “Dinosaur Sex”, “Paper Forest (In the Afterglow of Rapture)”, “Sylvia”
Label: Capitol
Release Date: 13th June 2011
Listen: Spotify

8. THE WAVE PICTURES – BEER IN THE BREAKERS

Track Picks: “Now Your Smile Comes Over In Your Voice”, “Pale Thin Lips”, “In Her Kitchen”
Label: Moshi Moshi
Release Date: 2nd May 2011
Listen: Spotify

9. VERONICA FALLS – VERONICA FALLS

Track Picks: “Found Love in a Graveyard”, “Bad Feeling”, “Beachy Head”
Label: Bella Union
Release Date: 20th September 2011
Listen: Spotify

10. BUTCHER BOY – HELPING HANDS

Track Picks: “Helping Hands”, “Imperial”, “Every Other Saturday”
Label: Damaged Goods
Release Date: 29th August 2011
Listen: Spotify


THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2010

1. ALLO DARLIN’ – ALLO DARLIN’

Track Picks: “Dreaming”, “The Polaroid Song”, “If Loneliness Was Art”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 7th June 2010
Listen: Spotify

2. DARREN HAYMAN & THE SECONDARY MODERN – ESSEX ARMS

Track Picks: “Calling Out Your Name Again”, “Winter Makes You Want Me More”, “Super Kings”
Label: Fortuna Pop!
Release Date: 4th October 2010
Listen: Spotify

3. SHRAG – LIFE! DEATH! PRIZES!

Track Picks: “Tights In August” “Rabbit Kids”, “Furnishings”
Label: Where It’s At Is Where You Are
Release Date: 4th October 2010
Listen: Spotify

4. STANDARD FARE – THE NOYELLE BEAT

Track Picks: “Love Doesn’t Just Stop”, “Nuit Avec Une Ami”, “Dancing”
Label: Thee Sheffield Phonographic Corporation
Release Date: 29th March 2010
Listen: Spotify

5. THE SPECIFIC HEATS – “CURSED!”

Track Picks: “Weed”, “All I Want”, “Baby, I’m an Existentialist”
Label: Fun With Asbestos & Saganism Records
Release Date: 20th September 2010
Listen: Spotify

6. SAMBASSADEUR – EUROPEAN

Track Picks: “Days”, “I Can Try”, “Small Parade”
Label: Labrador
Release Date: 1st March 2010
Listen: Spotify

7. WILD NOTHING – GEMINI

Track Picks: “Live in Dreams”, “O Lilac”, “My Angel Lonely”
Label: Captured Tracks
Release Date: 25th May 2010
Listen: Spotify

8. THE VASELINES – SEX WITH AN X

Track Picks: “Ruined”, “Such a Fool”, “I Hate the ’80s”
Label: Sub Pop
Release Date: 14th September 2010
Listen: Spotify

9. THE RADIO DEPT. – CLINGING TO A SCHEME

Track Picks: “Heaven’s on Fire”, “Never Follow Suit”, “You Stopped Making Sense”
Label: Labrador
Release Date: 21st April 2010
Listen: Spotify

10. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN – BELLE AND SEBASTIAN WRITE ABOUT LOVE

Track Picks: “I Didn’t See It Coming”, “I Want the World to Stop”, “Write About Love”
Label: Rough Trade
Release Date: 11th October 2010
Listen: Spotify