NCM Recommended New Music Spring/Summer 2010


Most of these suggestions came out in the past year or are new to me (Dusko Goykovich). The Charlotte Gainsbourg album is probably my favorite right now with it's Smokey French-ness and impeccable production by Beck. Following that, here's the list in rough order of amazing to just plain fun.

Charlotte Gainsbourg: IRM
Beach House: Teen Dream
Etienne Jaumet: Night Music
Yeasayer: Odd Blood
Little Dragon: Machine Dreams
Pantha Du Prince: Black Noise
Four Tet: There Is Love In You
Lusine: A Certain Distance
Dusko Goykovich: Samba Tzigane
Yagya: Rigning
Washed Out: High Times
Massive Attack: Heligoland
Hot Chip: One Life Stand
Mayer Hawthorne: A Strange Arrangement
Camera Obscura: My Maudlin Career
St. Vincent: Actor
The XX: XX
Broken Bells: Broken Bells
Bat For Lashes: Two Suns
Annie: Don't Stop
Gorillaz: Plastic Beach
Lindstrom & Christabelle: Real Life Is No Cool
Cobblestone Jazz: The Modern Deep Left Quartet
Bonobo: Black Sands
Toro Y Moi: Causers Of This
Lali Puna: Our Inventions
2562: Unbalance
SND: Atavism
VA: Golf Channel Recordings: Try to Find Me, Vol.2 by Justin Vandervolgen
VA: Disco Love ? Rare Disco and Soul Uncovered Mixed By Al Kent