2009 who? say hello to 2010

we’re almost a full month into 2010 and it is already shaping up to be a good year for music. there have already been some stimulating releases, including los campesinos!’s “romance is boring”, beach house’s “teen dream” and vampire weekend’s “contra”. we also have some future releases on the horizon that are sure to further engrave 2010 as a preeminent year in music.

here’s a list of some of my most anticipated album releases for 2010 (note: some of these releases are speculative and hopeful)

1/26 beach house – teen dream
1/26: los campesinos! – romance is boring
2/2: the knife in collaboration w/ mt. sims and planningtorock – tomorrow, in a year
2/9: yeasayer – odd blood
2/9: hot chip – one life stand
2/9: massive attack – heligoland
3/2: danny elfman – alice in wonderland original motion picture soundtrack
3/9: gorillaz – plastic beach
3/22: jónsi – go
3/23: she & him – volume 2
3/23: david byrne & fatboy slim – here lies love
3/23: shout out louds – work
5/??: the arcade fire

TBA: band of horses – night rainbows
TBA: broken bells (james mercer & danger mouse)
TBA: chromeo
TBA: fleet foxes
TBA: mgmt – congratulations
TBA: of montreal – false priest (working title)
TBA: school of seven bells
TBA: sleigh bells
TBA: wavves

TBD: the avalanches
TBD: cat power
TBD: the go! team
TBD: interpol

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