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Asian Dan’s Top 10 of 2010

In no specific order I present you with my Top 10 of 2010. I listened to Jai Paul and James Blake way too much this year and cannot wait for what they have in store for 2011. Yeasayer’s “Ambling Alp” and “Penguin Prison’s “Golden Train” are perfect Pop songs that I wish I wrote. Flying Lotus “Do The Astral Plane” is the perfect sunny summer jam. Chromeo’s duet I Could Be Wrong (Feat. Ezra Koenig) is what happens when the Doobie Brother’s “Minute By Minute” is mashed up with Philip Bailey & Phil Collin’s “Easy Lover”. Jamie Lidell never made 90s RnB sound so cool and futuristic with “Completely Exposed”. LCD Soundsystem’s “I Can Change” is quite a sad dance tune. Late of the Pier’s “Blueberry” and “Best in Class” IS what the Future sounds like. Jamaica’s “Short & Entertaining” is my favorite song in 5/8 of 2010.

2010 was quite an exciting blog year for Asian Dan, especially what occurred IRL because of the blog. Thank you all for reading and listening, only bigger and better things will happen in 2011. Happy New Year!

Top 10 Tracks of 2010

Jai Paul – BTSTU
Yeasayer – Ambling Alp
Flying Lotus – Do The Astral Plane
Penguin Prison – Golden Train
Late of the Pier – Best In Class/Blueberry
Jamaica – Short & Entertaining
James Blake – CMYK
LCD Soundsystem – I Can Change
Jamie Lidell – Completely Exposed
Chromeo – I Could Be Wrong (Feat. Ezra Koenig)

Jai Paul – BTSTU
[audio:http://diestruktur.com/asianmandan/music/April%202010/Jai%20Paul%20-%20BTSTU%20-%20Free%20Download%20from%20Myspace!.mp3]

Chromeo – I Could Be Wrong (Feat. Ezra Koenig)
[audio:http://diestruktur.com/asianmandan/music/DEC%202010/I%20Could%20Be%20Wrong%20(Feat.%20Ezra%20Koenig).mp3]


Top 10 Albums of 2010

Mystery Jets – Serotonin
Mount Kimbie – Crooks & Lovers
Four Tet – There Is Love In You
Jamaica – No Problem
Hot Chip – One Life Stand
Jamie Lidell – Compass
LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
HURTS – Happiness
The National – High Violet
Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma

Top 10 EP’s of 2010

James Blake – CMYK EP /Klavierwerke EP
Kingdom – Mindreader EP
Holy Ghost! – Static On The Wire
Siriusmo – The Plasterer Of Love
Alvin Risk – The Making Of
Matt Van Schie – Balmy Nights
Sinden & SBTRKT – Midnight Marauders
Todd Edwards – I Might Be

Top 10 Remixes of 2010

Breakbot – Baby I’m Yours (Siriusmo Remix)
Azari & III – Reckless (With Your Love) (Tensnake Remix)
Squarepusher – Cryptic Motion (Mr. Oizo Remix)
Active Child – When Your Love Is Safe (Classixx Remix)
Four Tet – Sing (Floating Points Remix)
American Men – Am System (Hudson Mohawke Remix)
Robyn – Indestructible (A-Trak Remix)
Hot Chip – Hand Me Down Your Love (Todd Edwards’s Time Machine Mix Extended)
[audio:http://diestruktur.com/asianmandan/music/DEC%202010/03%20Hand%20Me%20Down%20Your%20Love%20(Todd%20Edwards’s%20Time%20Machine%20Mix%20Extended).mp3]
Para One – Toadstool (Jesse Rose Made To Play dub)
[audio:http://diestruktur.com/asianmandan/music/DEC%202010/03%20Toadstool%20(Jesse%20Rose%20Made%20To%20Play%20dub).mp3]

Top 10 Shows of 2010

Phoenix & Daft Punk @ MSG – NYC – 10.20.2010
Atoms For Peace & Flying Lotus @ Roseland Ballroom – NYC- 4.5.2010
Jamie Lidell – Music Hall of Williamsburg BK
Jamaica @ Treasure Island Festival – San Francisco – 10.16.2010
Mystery Jets – Mercury Lounge, NYC
Gonzales & A-Trak – Joe’s Pub – NYC
Das Racist – Glasslands, BK – 8.20.2010
Snoop Dogg – Rock The Bells – NYC
Lunice – LuckyMe Showcase @ 88 Palace – NYC
The Morning Benders – Lollapalooza 2010 – Chicago
DJ Mehdi – PS 1 – Queens, NYC

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  1. Seems like a pretty excellent year!

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