ALPINE Select The Top Songs & Albums Of 2010

As 2010 draws to a close we reflect on the year’s most memorable moments and, as always, the albums that characterized the year through good times and bad. To do just that, Pedestrian’s Top Ten Of 2010 series taps a savvy selection of friends, bands, bloggers and other people with admirable taste to give us their favourite songs and albums of the year. Melbourne indie pop band ALPINE have had a fantastic 2010 which has included signing to Ivy League Records, releasing their debut LP Zurich, a slew of acclaimed live shows and their debut video for “Villages”. Alpine’s bassist Ryan Lamb compiled his top albums and tunes from the year, which you can also stream below.

Top 10 Albums
The Walkmen – Lisbon
Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me
Four Tet – There Is Love In You
The National – High Violet
LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
Roky Erickson and Okkervil River – True Love Cast Out All Evil
Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma
Perfume Genius – Learning
Zola Jesus – Stridulum II
Toro Y Moi – Causers Of This

Top 10 songs
Fishing – OOOO
Starslinger – May I Walk With You
Big Boi – Shutterbug
Janelle Monae – Tightrope
Seapony – Dreaming
Ariel Pink – Round And Round
Kid Cudi – Pursuit Of Happiness
Perfume Genius – Mr Peterson
Jinja Safari – Forest Eyes
The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio

Zurich is out now through Ivy League Records.