The Best Korean Albums of 2010 part 2

So I already posted links to a fair bunch of “best of 2010” collections, but I missed some then and more have come since so here’s another roundup.

More Sound Of Seoul - korean rare grooves from seventies mixed by dj soulscapeApollo 18 - Violet EP아폴로 18Glittering Blackness, FallOriental Lucy - Midnight Hotel
Sunkyeol EPLee Sang Eun (이상은) 14집 - We are made of Stardust잠비나이 (Jambinai) - 잠비나이Swimmingdoll - 8wimmingdollLowdown30 - Another Side of Jaira
When the man behind must-read book Pop Goes Korea picked the best releases of 2010 he put forth DJ Seoulscape‘s intriguing mix of several decades old Korean grooves as number one. Also on his list were releases from Apollo 18, Glittering Blackness, Fall, Oriental Lucy, Sunkyeol, Lee Sang Eun, Jambinai, Swimmingdoll, and Lowdown 30: LKL Critics’ Choice 2010: Mark Russell

9와 숫자들 - 9와 숫자들
Following their staff live favorites, the staff of Korea Gig Guide have now also published a list of album favorites from 2010: KGG 2010 Album Faves. In addition to those picks the post also includes top 10 lists from Weiv and Scatterbrain that both have the self-titled debut album from 9 and the Numbers on top.

하늘달리기 - A Piece of Memory뜨거운 감자 - Imaginary Sound Track: 시소김윤아 3집 - 315360Fluxus Voices Vol. 3
Moving from albums to songs, Soompi editor edward1849 found himself particularly enjoying songs from Running Sky, Hot Potato, Kim Yoon Ah, and Fluxus Voices during 2010:
Staff Recommended Top 20 Songs Of 2010 (Part 1: 11-20)
Staff Recommended Top 20 Songs Of 2010 (Part 2: 1-10)

And from songs to artists, when Mellowyel put together her list for 2010 Standing Egg took home the “Indie Music Award” category: Mellowyel’s List of K-Pop Notables for 2010

That will be it from 2010 for now (we’ve got another couple of posts to go before we’re completely done though) as we move on to the current year. Louder Than War has been looking at upcoming acts for 2011 and put Smacksoft on the list: top 50 new bands tips for 2011. Dave Candlers celebrated by dedicating a special episode of his podcast to the band: Korean Homesick Blues 27 (Salute to SmackSoft)

2 Comments The Best Korean Albums of 2010 part 2

  1. crookedsmile12

    Thanks a lot for posting this :) I’ve only recently started to listen to Korean Indie, so I don’t know that many bands yet. I will definitely listen to some of the bands listed here. Thanks again^^


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